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Document Details


Title: Jerome Wszola
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Collection: Personal Oral History
Description: The following interview with Jerome Wszola, World War II Veteran and my grandfather, was taped over the phone on March 13, 1999. At the time, Mr. Wszola was enjoying the warm climate of Gulf Shores, Alabama with his wife Geraldine ... a far cry from the harsh Michigan winters found at their permanent home in Dearborn, Michigan. My goal was simple: to remove a person during 1999 peacetime and place him back into the chaotic, war weary years of World War II …
URL: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~amnornes/Todd.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wszola, Jerome, 1926-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 24-Jul-1926
Speaker place of birth: Detroit, MI; Michigan; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Construction worker; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1999
Interviewer: Fenton, Todd
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Michigan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Biography; Interviews; Local history; Michigan; Michigan--History; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--History; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029279-32412