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William Wallace, Jr.: "Your father and I…"

William Wallace, Jr. describes a meaningful encounter with a friend of his father's decades after World War II

From  Adina Langer on February 16th, 2021 1 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: Pearl Harbor

William Wallace, Jr. shares his father's memories of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and its impact on military service people and civilians.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: Basic Training

William Wallace, Jr. describes his father's training in chemical warfare at Barksdale Field in Louisiana during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: $4,000 in Backpay

William Wallace, Jr. describes how his father received his regular military salary for time spent as a prisoner of war in a lump sum in 1945.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: No Japanese Cars

William Wallace, Jr. describes his father's one "protest" against Japanese in the years after World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: South Georgia Childhood

William Wallace, Jr. describes how his father, William Wallace, Sr., characterized life in South Georgia during the Great Depression.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: "A man of faith"

William Wallace, Jr. describes his father's calling to Christian ministry.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: "Ones who had not survived"

William Wallace, Jr. describes the punishments his father and fellow prisoners of war faced in Japan during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Michael Cox: Photographs of War

Michael Cox describes his Uncle George Mack Hamlett's photographs of war-torn Europe.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Michael Cox: "Where they were reared"

Michael Cox remembers his uncles, Georga Mack Hamlett and Alvie Lowell Hamlett, who lived in Molena, Georgia, after serving in World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Michael Cox: "We had a job to do."

Michael Cox shares his Uncle George Mack Hamlett's reflections on military service in World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: "Was it worth it?"

William Wallace, Jr. describes his father's reflections on the meaning of sacrifice during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: Prisoner of War

William Wallace, Jr. describes the work his father was forced to do as a prisoner of war in Japan during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

William Wallace, Jr.: The Bataan Death March

William Wallace, Jr. shares his father's experience surviving the Bataan Death March in the Philippines during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Michael Cox: "A close view of the ocean"

Michael Cox describes his Uncle Alvie Lowell Hamlett's service in the Navy during World War II.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Michael Cox: President Roosevelt

Michael Cox recalls how President Franklin Roosevelt died in Georgia on his first birthday, April 12, 1945.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0