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Sharon Wakamoto, an OC resident for almost 60 years, but born in Los Angeles spent a few years as a young child, during WW2 in the Japanese internment camp or War Relocation Center as it was called, at Gila Bend,...
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.
i interviewed my 85 year old grandma about her childhood, education, and life experiences.
We talked about just his past and memories that truly stuck with him even until now. Discussing his past influences, we were able to connect over the still relevant topics in society today.
Early years from birth through dad’s WWII service and schooling, birth of first sibling, first girlfriend.
My dad talked about his father, my grandfather, from his point of view. He explained what his childhood was like and other impactful moments.
Anne discusses her early life during WWII as a child of a US Navy submariner, growing up as a Navy “brat”, her belief in the basic goodness of people, her adventurous spirit, and much more.
Mr. Lennon and Cameron talk about life in the Great Depression and his time in WW2, and Japan. They also talked about his jobs on a farm, Oldsmobile, and war plants. They talked about his memories and his childhood.
My grandpa and I talked about our family history! We really talked a lot about his parents, my great-grandparents, and how their struggles to be accepting in a time period that was not very accepting.
Donald Folsom is a Marine Corps veteran of WWII who shares his experiences and how the war has impacted him and our country. He has had some difficult and hard times, but no matter what he loves our country.
Evelyn Loven Ochs talks about her long friendship with Junko Itosi Kline. Evelyn and Junko “met” as pen pals after World War II. Junko is a native of Japan, but has lived many years now in the United Kingdom. Evelyn...
Grant Erickson, who celebrated his 95th birthday the month before this interview, shares his experiences in the navy during World War II.
Grant Erickson, who had his 95th birthday ten days before telling this story, talks with Beverly Brook and Christy Hightower about the highlights of his life. He was one of eleven children, and grew up on a series of farms...