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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project William McViker (00:33:19) Background (00:15) • (:15)Born August 12 1959 in Lewistown Pennsylvania • Graduated from Lewistown Area High School • Currently working for Perrigo in Allegan Michigan
McVicker, William J. (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Description: in Okinawa, Joseph was threatened by Japanese plains flying over and shooting many times. After his time in the service, Joseph worked with for an oil refinery and as attended a few veterans' reunions.
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Joseph Boball (1:04:05) (00:25) Background Information • Joseph was born in 1912 • He went to through military training to be a heavy equipment officer • While in Okinawa Joseph had
Boball, Joseph (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Al DeWitt (01:00:02) (00:19) Background Information • • • • Al was born in Grand Rapids, MI in April His stepfather was in the gladiola business, but they lost their farm and had to move Al
Dewitt, Al (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Ernest Nunley (01:02:35) (00:15) Background Information • Ernest was in the 5th service squadron of the 8th Air Force during World War Two • He started out as a private and ended as a sergeant
Nunley, Ernest (Interview outline and video), 2005

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  • Description: George B. Gane is a WW II veteran who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 92nd Bomber Wing from 1944 to 1945. In this account he discusses his pre-enlistment years, enlistment and training in the U.S., and bombing missions in Europe.
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Subject: George B. Gane Interviewer: Dr. James Smither Interview Length: 46 minutes Introduction (00:15) Family and Friends (01:12) • Gane mentions that his father was a salesman. His
Gane, George B. (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Charles W. Saur (15:58) (00:00) - Enlisted in the US Army Air Corps from February ’43- November “45 - 764th SQDN. 461 Bomb GP. 49th Wing - Highest Rank: Captain - Received an Air Medal
Saur, Charles (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Robert Twa World War II Total Time: 1:02:30 Pre-War (0:00:10) • • • • • • Born in Crystal Falls, Michigan, in 1922. His father and mother were both cooks. Attended Watervliet High
Twa, Robert (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veteran History Project Dr. Jack Sanders (38:50) (00:25) Introduction • Born in St. Louis, Michigan • Lived in Alma most of his life • Able to skip to third grade because he knew how to read. • Played football in high
Sanders, Jack (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Clair Musgrove (54:04) • • (00:25) Hershey Michigan Born in Hershey Michigan on July 8 1919 Taught rural school for 4 yrs after graduation Mother died before he was 5 years old during birth
Musgrove, Clare (Interview outline and video), 2005

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Eldon Hunsberger (00:39:20) (00:20) Background Information • • • • • Eldon was born on a farm in Plainfield, MI He went to college from 1940 to 1941 Eldon had attempted to join the Army Air
Hunsberger, Eldon (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Ralph Hawley Safford (00:59:57) (00:14) General Background • Born in Ionia county on July 14, 1918. • His father was a farmer. • He can remember helping his father in the fields. • Drove a horse
Safford, Ralph Hawley (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project John Beukema (31:50) Pre-Enlistment • Born in Chicago, IL (0:25) • Born on August 15th, 1924 (0:30) • Spent his youth in suburban Chicago and joined the war after he graduated from high school
Beukema, John T. (Interview outline and video), 2008