Tagged Stories


How “The War” Affected Our Family

There were always two brass shells from World War I that decorated our dining room buffet. These were brought from France by my father as a souv...

Elsie Johnson | 2016
Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor Day will always be in my memory! I had just started my nursing career and had Sunday off. I had a friend who li...

Elsie Johnson | 2013
After World War II

  The whole world seemed to change after WWII. Most of us drew a sizable sigh of relief. In my family my 2 brothers came home — one from Euro...

Jeanie Henry | 07/2015
Wartime Wedding

Once upon a time, back in March 1944, I was rather suddenly, to be married on 10 days notice. It was wartime. My navy husband-to-be was between ...

Jeanie Henry | 10//2/13
Battleship Connecticut

I can see a quizzical look on your face when I mention the battleship Connecticut. You have heard of the battleship, Maine. It was sunk i...

Evelyn Marshak | 2012
MILLIE

I must have been nine or ten at the time of this incident but it has remained a vivid picture in my mind ever since. We were driving to my grand...

Bob Grady | 2013