Carver County Veterans Oral History Project

Established in 1940, the Carver County Historical Society is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to collect, preserve and interpret the history of Carver County. The museum houses five local history exhibits, a veterans’ exhibit and a local history and genealogy libraryIn 1999-2000, Carver County collected oral histories from WWII veteransListed below are their stories, click on the year to read the transcript Click here to go to the Carver County site.

Service Time Last Name First Name Branch of Service Year Entered
Click on Year to See Transcript
WWII Benson Joseph L US Navy 1942 1999
WWII Fischer Russell US Army 1941 1999
WWII Elling Wally US Army 1944 2000
WWII Griffin Mary At Home Story 1999
WWII O'Brien Michael US Army 1942 1999
WWII Stenglein Arne and Winnie US Marine Corps 1941 2000
WWII Stoehr Edward US Army 1941 1999
WWII Yetzer Will US Army 1942 1999