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Alfred “Al” Gallup served in the United States Army (Air Corps) from 1941 to 1950. Interviewed by Kristen Miller on June 2, 2003, as part of the Kansas Veterans History Project, Gallup talked about his experiences during the Second World War.…

Lee Young served in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946. He then served in the Air Force Reserve for seven years. Interviewed by Kristen Miller as part of the Kansas Veterans History Project, Young talked about his experiences during the Second…

Beulah Duncan served in the United States Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, SPARS. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston in 2003, as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Duncan talked about her experiences during the Second World…

Harold Wray served in the United States Army (12th Air Corps) from 1942 to 1945. After the war, he served in the Reserve until he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1973. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on August 30, 2005, Wray talked about his…

James Wold served in the United States Army from 1942 to 1945. He also served in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1965. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on June 13, 2006, Wold talked about his military experiences during the Second World War. Wold was…

Interviewed on July 28, 2006, Lois M. Wilson talked about life in Kansas during the Second World War. Wilson was born in 1921. She attended the University of Kansas from 1939 to 1944. Her husband, Max Wilson, served in the Army for three years. He…

Cecil Stecher enlisted in the United States Navy (Air Corps) in 1943. He served as a gunner on a torpedo bomber. Interviewed on June 12, 2007, by Deborah Pye, Stecher talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Stecher was born on June…

Kenneth L. Sperry served in the United States Army (86th Infantry Division) from 1943 to 1946. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on October 6, 2006, Sperry talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Sperry was born in Kansas in 1923. He…

Interviewed as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Marcena Sherlock talked about her experiences during the Second World War. Sherlock was born on April 14, 1928. She married Earnest Sherlock in 1945. Earnest served in the…

Raymond “Ray” Schmidt served in the United States Marine Corps from 1941 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on April 9, 2007, Schmidt talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schmidt was born in Kansas on August 7, 1915. He…

Richard “Dick” Schiefelbusch served in the United States Army (Air Corps) from 1941 to 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on June 28, 2007, Schiefelbusch talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schiefelbusch was born in Kansas…

Carl Schaake served in the United States Marine Corps in 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 26, 2006, Schaake talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Schaake was born in Kansas on February 11, 1923. He graduated high…

Lloyd Martin Jones served in the United States Army (106th Infantry Division). He enlisted in the Reserve in 1942. He went on active duty in 1943 and was discharged in 1946. Interviewed as part of the Lawrence Remembers the World War II Years…

Harold R. Jones joined in the United States Navy (Signalman’s Corps) in 1944. He served on the tugboat, the Sombrero Key, with the Merchant Marine until he was discharged in 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 29, 2006, Jones talked about…

Harold D. Jones served in the United States Army (102nd Infantry Division) from 1943 to 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on March 13, 2006, Jones talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Jones was born in Osage City, Kansas on…

Ellis Ralph Hayden served in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on June 21, 2007, Hayden talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Hayden was born on February 4, 1924, in Ottawa, Kansas. He…

Archie Hawkins served in the United States Army Air Corps (83rd Squadron) from 1942 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on August 14, 2006, Hawkins talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Hawkins was born on April 24, 1919, on…

Wilmont “Bill” Grodi served in the United States Army (Air Corps). Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on May 2, 2006, Grodi talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Grodi was born on August 27, 1918. He graduated high school in…

Margaret “Marty” (Driskel) Graham  served in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC). Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on September 25, 2006, Graham talked about her experiences during the Second World War. Graham was born in San Francisco on August 15,…

William “Bill” Graham served in the United States Army (Infantry). Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on September 25, 2006, Graham talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Graham was born in Arkansas on December 7, 1926. He joined…

Phillip A. Godwin served in the United States Navy as a hospital corpsman first class from 1946 to 1948. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on June 18, 2007, Godwin talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Godwin was born on January 24,…

John Glinka served in the United States Army (106th Signal Corps Service) from 1942 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston as part of the Lawrence Remembers the World War II Years Project, Glinka talked about his experiences during the Second World…

Jimmie L. Gill served as a first lieutenant in the Army Air Corps (Air Transport Command) from 1942 to 1946. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on May 10, 2006, Gill talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Gill was born on March 3,…

Glen E. Freeman served in the United States Army (1371st Infantry, Company H) from 1940 to 1945. Interviewed by Deborah Pye on July 5, 2006, Freeman talked about his military experiences during the Second World War. Freeman was born in Kansas on…

Don Fambrough joined in the United States Army (Air Corps) in 1942. During his service, he played football for the Second Air Force. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on February 19, 2007, Fambrough talked about his experiences during the Second World…
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