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  • Description: Chester Novak is a WW II and Korean War veteran who served in the United States Air Force from February 1944 to 1952 in the Aleutian Islands and Korea respectively. In this interview, Novak talks about growing up on a farm and joining the Army at 15 years old.
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  • Text: ...Interview Notes Length: 30:35 Chester Joe Novak WWII and Korean War veteran United States Air Force; February 1944 – 1952 Pacific – Aleutian Islands; Korea (0:00) Before grade school • Born in Bay County, MI in 1927 • Dad was a farmer • Mom worked on the farm too • 1 brother, no...
Novak, Chester Joe (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project William Lalley (01:14:12) (00:20) Background Information • • • • • • William was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1922 and later moved to Lowell, Michigan where he attended high school William’s father had owned a haberd...
Lalley, William (Interview outline and video), 2008