• World War II Project - Interviews and Memoir

    Anderson, Stuart b. 1913, Mella, George b. 1934, Stephens, Helen b. 1907

    Anderson, Stuart b. 1913, 60 mins., 15 pp. Mella, George b. 1934, 90 mins., 32 pp. Stephens, Helen b. 1907, 30 mins., 10 pp. Narrators discuss their individual experiences during WWII. George Mella di…

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  • Sermons from the People's Church, 1939-1985: Why There Will Be No World War III October 18, 1981 Rev. H. H. Duenow

    This is a collection of audio recordings of sermons from the People's Church, Chicago, Illinois, featuring sermons and radio broadcasts of Dr. Preston Bradley and guest speakers.

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  • Musch, Warren R. - Interview and Memoir

    Musch, Warren R

    Warren Musch describes his experience as a Marine Combat Intelligence Officer in the Battle of Iwo Jima and in the Pacific theater during WWII. He recalls when he heard about the attack on Pearl Harbo…

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  • Cox, Cleatus J. (Colonel) - Interview and Memoir

    Cox, Cleatus J. (Colonel) b. 1927

    Colonel Cleatus J. Cox, Army officer, discusses his West Point education; military assignments in Korea, Vietnam, Germany, and various military installations in the U.S.; changes in the military over…

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  • Brown, Douglas - Interview and Memoir

    Brown, Douglas b. 1905

    Douglas Brown discusses WWII and its impact on local businesses: war-time restrictions, war-time production, rationing, transportation, ordnance plants and military facilities in and around Springfiel…

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  • Kniss, Glen - Interview and Memoir

    Kniss, Glenn b. 1909

    Kniss recalls his experience as a prisoner of the German army during WWII. He discusses his military experiences, D-Day, capture by the Germans, internment at Stalag XIIA, living conditions during his…

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  • McNamer, Carlos

    McNamer, Carlos

    Mr. McNamer talks about first hearing about the bombing on Pearl Harbor and his subsequent involvement in World War II. He also discusses the process of being drafted into the War.

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  • Endsley, Minnie - Interview

    Endsley, Minnie

    Ms. Endsley discusses the impact World War II had on her family. She talks about rationing and working at a shoe factory in Charleston during the 1940s.

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  • Teijido, Ruth

    World War, 1939-1945 1941-1946

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  • Stevens, Kenneth

    World War, 1939-1945 1941-1945

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  • Waggoner, Horace Q. - Interview and Memoir

    Waggoner, Horace Q. (1924-1987)

    Waggoner, retired United States Army Air Corps Lt. Colonel, discusses his experiences during WWII: enlistment, aviation training, overseas training in England, service with the 353rd Fighter Group at…

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  • Starnes, Bert

    World War, 1939-1945 United States. Army

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  • Vahle, Eugene

    World War, 1939-1945 United States. Army

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  • Peterson, Betty M.

    World War, 1939-1945 United States. Navy

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  • Hall, Carrol C. - Interview and Memoir

    Hall, Carrol C. (1905-1995)

    Hall, former chemistry teacher at Springfield High School, recalls homefront conditions during WWII. He recalls working as a freelance writer, military installations and prisoner of war camps, local w…

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  • Gregg, Birdina - Interview

    Gregg, Birdina

    Ms. Gregg talks about her husband being drafted during World War II, living alone when he left, finding work at Curtis Wright in Indianapolis, and commuting home to Charleston via train on the weekend…

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  • Inyart, Robert - Interview

    Inyart, Robert

    Mr. Inyart talks about his education at the Normal School Elementary School and the Teachers College High School in Charleston, Illinois. He also discusses how World War II impacted his life.

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  • Matthews, Harold

    World War, 1939-1945 1946 United States. Army

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  • Moon, John

    World War, 1939-1945 United States. Marine Corps

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  • Skolnick, Ed

    World War, 1939-1945 1943 United States. Army

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