Conversations with Brownie

Elliot talks about life as a young boy in Tacoma Washington during WWII in a family of 8 children

Samuel Henderson – USS Manila Bay CVE-61
September 25, 2019 App Interview

Enlistment, Iceland where almost capsized, and hit by a kamizahi in Leyte Gulf.

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..

Dorothy Beackstead
July 29, 2019 App Interview

Born in 1935, Dorothy describes her experiences during WW2 in a small town on the border of Arizona and Mexico.

Tamiko-Words of Wisdom from my adopted Japanese mother-in-law

Tamiko was born in Japan in 1933. She shares what it was like to go from a comfortable life as a young child to living in a war torn country and learning to survive and thrive by her wits.

Thomas Holmes WW2 pt. 2

Me. Holmes continues his stories about his time serving in WW2

Tom Holmes WW2 story pt. 1

Mr. Holmes shares stories from his years in combat during WW2

Interview with descendants of Alfred Harvey Captain of United States Army

Eric and Austin Harvey tells us about their father and grandfather’s story of being drafted into the army during WW2 as a cartoonists. He taught soldiers how to operate the machines through cartoons because some couldn’t read or write

Nanny 21 May 2019

My great aunt Nanny, adopted by my grandfather’s family during WWII, shares her thoughts and memories about that time and her life.

Barry telling Edward about his life

Barry and I talked about how his life changed dramatically over the years and we talked about how he was alive during the war and what life was like during the war.

The Deschâtres Family Through The Eyes Of Jean Deschâtres: WWII And Beyond

Jean Octave Gabriel Deschâtres (business name: Jean Phillipe) begins by reflecting on his parents’ meeting and circumstances surrounding his birth in France. He moves on to outline a few of his father’s specific experiences during WWII, then discusses how those...

Julia Smith – Great Depression and WWII

Julia smith describes growing up as a kid in the Great Depression and her experiences in World War 2

LHP WWII – Grandma P2

Living History project with my grandma talking about stories she has from the war