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Deryck Cook: Men and Women on the Home Front

Deryck Cook recalls what his parents did to support the war effort from their home in Exton, England, during World War II.

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Deryck Cook: "She aged in that time."

Deryck Cook recalls his Aunt Joan's experiences being diverted from her job as a hairdresser to work in a munitions factory in England during World War II.

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Deryck Cook: Food Distribution

Deryck Cook describes how his family sold rationed goods to customers at their store in Exton, England, during World War II.

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Jessie Moss: Life After the War

Jessie Moss describes building a house with the money she had earned from the war, and what life was like for her afterwards.

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Geraldine Anthony: Life After the War

Geraldine Anthony describes what she did after she got laid off from work at the Bell Bomber Factory in Marietta, Georgia.

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Marcel Kohler: "It's By No Means Perfect"

Marcel Kohler describes what he wants people to take away from his family's story.

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Marcel Kohler: "Every Shot Known to Man"

Marcel Kohler describes his family's living situation after arriving in the United States and the physical exam they had to take in order to do so.

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Marcel Kohler: "The Biggest Shock Was Halloween"

Marcel Kohler describes the shock of holidays in the United States and how they differed from those in the Netherlands.

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Marcel Kohler: "Food Was A Big Issue"

Marcel Kohler describes the struggle of acquiring food that his family went through while under occupation.

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Marcel Kohler: "My Sister Was Allergic to Chocolate"

Marcel Kohler describes the irony of liberating troops giving chocolate out to people.

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Marcel Kohler: "A Black Market for Food"

Marcel Kohler describes his fathers interactions on the black market for food while under occupation.

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Marcel Kohler: "They Did Hide Jewish People"

Marcel Kohler describes his parents efforts to hide Jewish individuals from the Nazis while under occupation.

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Marcel Kohler: "He Was One of the Lucky Ones"

Marcel Kohler describes hearing from his parents of a relative that had been sent to a concentration camp, but made it out alive.

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Marcel Kohler: "Walking on Eggshells"

Marcel Kohler describes what life was like under German occupation during World War II.

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Marcel Kohler: "A Family Feud"

Marcel Kohler describes one of the reasons why his family moved from the Netherlands to the United States.

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Marcel Kohler: "My Dad Would Help Make Coffins"

Marcel Kohler describes the work his parents did, in particular his father, before the occupation of the Netherlands.

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