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"The stories that follow represent the lives of some of them. Each is distinctive and yet reflective of the common experiences of that trying time and this generation of greatness" (Times, pg. 12.)

"A sense of personal responsibility and a commitment to honesty is characteristic of this generation. Those were values bred into the young men and women coming of age at the time the war broke out. Its how they were raised" (Ko, pg. 37.)

"Other veterans shoved their war experiences to the far corners of their lives and sealed them off as best they could. They could never completely erase the memories or the residual effects of their training, but they were determined to start and entirely new life once they war ended" (Larsen, pg. 69.)

"My father and his friends were like Charles Briscoe. They loved to make things work, and although they were not formally trained they...

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