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Oral history interview with Bryan Bell. Bell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 15, 1918. He served as a rifleman with the 79th Infantry in the European Theater, and fought from Normandy into Germany. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview with Bryan Bell. Bell was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December He served as a rifleman with the Infantry in the European Theater, and fought from Normandy into Germany. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. Philip Hannan served as the Catholic Chaplain for the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Europe. After the war, he became Archbishop of New Orleans. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Philip Hannan served as the Catholic Chaplain for the Parachute Infantry Regiment in Europe. After the war, he became Archbishop of New Orleans. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview with Geri Nyman who was in the first graduating class of WASPs, or women airforce pilots during WWII. Mrs. Nyman discusses the discrimination that she and other women faced as female pilots and the WASPs were eventually disbanded before the end of the war due to male resistance. The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum at ww2online.org.

Oral history interview with Geri Nyman who was in the first graduating class of WASPs, or women airforce pilots during WWII. Mrs. Nyman discusses the discrimination that she and other women faced as female pilots and the WASPs were eventually disbanded before the end of the war due to male resistance. The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum at ww2online.org.

Navy men walking across a ballroom during Boat School Graduation In Louisiana on 5 May 1943. Gift of Louis Gilmore, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum. 2008.379.033.

Navy men walking across a ballroom during Boat School Graduation In Louisiana on 5 May Gift of Louis Gilmore, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. Lois Meyer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1920 and graduated from Ursuline Academy. During the war, Meyer was in the first officer class of the US Marine Corps Women's Regiment, the SPARS, and was one of the first eleven female USMC officers. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. Lois Meyer was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1920 and graduated from Ursuline Academy. During the war, Meyer was in the first officer class of the US Marine Corps Women's Regiment, the SPARS, and was one of the first eleven female USMC officers. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Members of the Delta Shipbuilding Company in New Orleans, Louisiana during World War II. Gift of Earl and Elaine Buras, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum. 1999.060.010.

Members of the Delta Shipbuilding Company in New Orleans, Louisiana during World War II. Gift of Earl and Elaine Buras, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview with Helen Snapp, who was a pilot with the Women's Airforce Service Program (or WASPs) during WWII. The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum at ww2online.org.

Oral history interview with Helen Snapp, who was a pilot with the Women's Airforce Service Program (or WASPs) during WWII. The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum at ww2online.org.

Oral history interview. Harry Connick, Sr. moved to New Orleans with his family when he was 2 years old. During the war, he served as an LCVP Coxswain about the USS Lander in the Pacific Theater. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

moved to New Orleans with his family when he was 2 years old. During the war, he served as an LCVP Coxswain about the USS Lander in the Pacific Theater. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. Raymond Monpat was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and served aboard the USS Evans in the Pacific Theater. He experienced kamikaze attacks off of the coast of Okinawa. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Raymond Monpat was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and served aboard the USS Evans in the Pacific Theater. He experienced kamikaze attacks off of the coast of Okinawa. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. Rosemary Fagot was born in Nicaragua. She had US citizenship through her father, who was from New Orleans. During the war, she served in the WAVES (Navy) in Miami, Florida, where she worked as a translator. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. Rosemary Fagot was born in Nicaragua. She had US citizenship through her father, who was from New Orleans. During the war, she served in the WAVES (Navy) in Miami, Florida, where she worked as a translator. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. F. D. Gravois was born in Saint Gabriel, Louisiana and grew up in Edgard, LA. During the war, he served with the 2nd Marine Division at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan in the Pacific Theater. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Oral history interview. F. D. Gravois was born in Saint Gabriel, Louisiana and grew up in Edgard, LA. During the war, he served with the 2nd Marine Division at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan in the Pacific Theater. From The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum.

Army WACS participate in a broadcast in Algiers, Algeria on 26 January 1944. U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum, 2002.337.439.

Army WACS participate in a broadcast in Algiers, Algeria on 26 January U. Army Signal Corps photograph, from The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum, ~

National World War II Museum plane that dropped the first soldiers into Normandy on D-Day

We were not prepared for the emotional roller coaster ride we found watching the movie Beyond all Boundaries in the National World War II Museum.

Photograph of men and women from the Army Nurse Corps returning from leave in Naples, Italy. Gift of Estelle Gage Coleman, from The Collections of The National WWII Museum, 2000.262.

Photograph of men and women from the Army Nurse Corps returning from leave in Naples, Italy. Gift of Estelle Gage Coleman, from The Collections of The National WWII Museum,

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