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Margaret Headrick, 2007

  • Civilian on the home front during WWII

0:00 - Husban drafted; captured - POW
3:19 - Welcome home; discharged - difficult transition to civilian life
4:24 - Life on the home front; rationing; talked about the war at school
5:58 - Pearl Harbor; the war grew larger than expected; many new experiences
7:24 - Prison camp difficult for husband; joined POW club; Red Cross 
9:28 - Met several friends because of the war; we can get through anything

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