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  • Subject is exactly " Veterans History Project (U.S.)"
Go to Warners, Cornelius (Bob) (Interview outline and video), 2004 item page

Cornelius "Bob" Warners served in World War II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge and Normandy in the 3rd armored division service company that assisted the men in battle. He served time in battle that at one point extended 147 straight days of…
Go to Warner, Frank (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2005 item page

Frank Warner was born in Michigan in 1918 and attended college at Michigan State University before enlisting in the Army Air Corps in 1942. Frank was sent to a different training base in the United States every 9 weeks before flying to Europe, where…
Go to Warber, Ester (Interview transcript and video), 2004 item page

Ester Warber grew up in Michigan and worked in defense plants in the Detroit area during World War II, and then enlisted in the WAVES, trained as an aircraft mechanic and served on a base in Hawaii. After the war she held a variety of jobs and…
Go to Walker, Alford (Interview outline and video), 2008 item page

Alford Walker, of Pontiac, Michigan, was drafted into the Army in 1967. Before being drafted, he remembers business greatly slowing down and much protesting and civil unrest. Al went to Fort Knox, Kentucky, for basic training, and then to New…
Go to Swanson, Thomas  A. (Interview outline and video), 2007 item page

Thomas Swanson served in the U.S. Air Force between 1976 and 1980. He trained in Denver, Colorado, as an instrumentation mechanic, and worked on the testing grounds at Yuma, Arizona.
Go to Such, Tad (Interview outline and video), 2007 item page

Tad Such served in the US Air Force between 1980 and 1983. He was stationed at Holman Air Force Base in New Mexico, where he worked as a heavy equipment operator.
Go to Story, Ronald D. (Interview outline, video, and papers), 2007 item page

Ron Story was born in Lowell, Michigan and graduated from high school in 1950. Ron was drafted into the Army in 1952 and feels that he was very fortunate that he was sent to Europe rather than Korea. Ron was stationed in La Rochelle, France on the…
Go to Stolt, Edward (Interview outline and video), 2008 item page

Edward Stolt was born Jan 13, 1919, in Bayshore, Michigan. His family moved around frequently. He did not finish school, and stopped at the eighth grade. He worked on farms until he joined the Army. He was at Fort Leonard Wood for three years…
Go to Stolk, Peggy (Interview outline and video), 2008 item page

Peggy Stolk was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and grew up during the Depression. Her family never ran into any major problems during that time, but afterwards her father left her mother with six children to raise on her own. Peggy worked during…
Go to Sterzick, William J. (Interview outline and video), 2007 item page

William Sterzick served in the US Army during the Korean War, but never saw combat. Stationed in Nuremberg, Germany, he met his future wife while working as an orderly in a hospital. He discusses life in Germany at the time and the condition of the…
Go to Steffens, Willard T. (Interview outline and video), 2006 item page

Willard Steffens was born in Leland, Michigan in 1935 and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1954. Willard worked as a switch board operator in French Morocco after the Korean War and stayed there until 1956. He comments on living and…
Go to Steele, George (Interview outline and video), 2007 item page

George Steele was drafted into the Navy in 1943. He had previously gone to a technical high school and was able to continue such aviation and mechanical training while in the Navy. George spent most of his service in Guam after the Japanese…
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