Local Man’s Experience During World War II Spotlighted

head shot in uniformAs a member of the Greatest Generation, George H. Kuiper was present for some of the most pivotal moments in American history, and his contributions to the United States’ story is one that needed to be shared. Over the past few months, Kuiper has shared his knowledge with the Joint Archives in a memoir detailing his days serving in the Second World War titled, “World War II As I Remember It.” From his early enlistment in July 1944 to his final days in Europe in June 1946, Kuiper’s story is a vivid account of his journey through the war, encompassing the rewarding comradery and immense gratification of victory, as well as the brutal, bloody realities of war.

Read the whole story in the Fall 2014 issue of the Joint Archives of Holland Quarterly newsletter.