“Somehow people learn to deal with whatever they have to put up with. The situation was really, really terrible, especially in the end. And still, you move on, you know. You try to continue life. You hang on… Every time I see, like those refugees…

“My wife’s name was Mary Anne, and I met her here. And I started working for Nestle. The last job I had was the Baltimore Country Club, and the only day off is Monday. I never had anything else off but Monday, and so, you know, social life…

"Guadalcanal looks very different from when the Marines landed. By holding on through the desperate first months, till we could get supplies and the Army came in and relieved them, they assured us of ultimate domination in the Pacific. Today there…

"This younger generation has educational advantages undreamed of by their fathers and mothers. The responsibility will soon rest in their hands. There is a wider point of view than the older generation possessed. They understand the terms…