The “Checkered” Career of Bob Abrams

Bob Abrams, now a volunteer in the national office of Presbyterian Men, talks about his long and varied history with the church and his 70-year marriage to wife Wanda.

Hanging with Pop on a Saturday evening!

We chatted about life in the 1930’s from childhood memories of schooldays, ballfields and old radio shows, onto the declaration of war over the airwaves on Dec. 8th,1941. Memories of Grandpa and his athleticism and meeting Grandma at Stiehl’s..

Looking back on 96 years

Looking back on the world from a 96 year old’s perspective. World War II and life of farming.

WWII Army Air Corps Service of William Robinson Bagby

William “Bill” Robinson Bagby served in the Army Air Corps with his twin brother Robert “Bob” Bagby during WWII. They were radio operators on B-17s and B-29s.

Grandpa Norm Juster World War 2 Story

Grandpa Juster tells us about the events leading to him enlisting, what his time in the Navy was like and how it was to return.

Seymour “Sy” Reitman tells the story of his World War II experience in the battle of “The Bridge at Remagen", Germany.

In March of 1945 Remagen was the last bridge standing across the Rhine, all the others having been destroyed by German forces. A pivotal World War II event, the battle to protect the bridge from destruction by German forces allowed...

World War II veteran

WWII veteran talking briefly about his experience during battle of the bulge.

Jane 1 – Suzanne’s Birth, Jane’s Childhood and Early Adulthood

Jane begins with the story of her daughter Suzanne’s birth. She then shares about her early life.

Guildford pilgrimage

Remembering life in wartime England, children who were evacuated, and what brought Jews from Germany to England during WWII

Growing up in the Depression Era

Kenny Shold grew up in Port Townsend, Washington and talks about his life growing up, trapping then moving to Seattle to attend school at University of Washington just to be shipped off to war in 1941.

The life of a Manhattan Project child.

My grandma’s father worked as a scientist for the Manhattan project at Hanford, WA. This is the story of my grandma’s relationship with her father and the complications that occurred because of it.