Queens (New York, N.Y.) | World War, 1939-1945 | United States--Armed Forces

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Date: 1944
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:20423
Description: Nine-year-old Helen Van Dam poses with her brother John on one of his visits home while serving in the U.S. Army Air Force.
Date: Time Period: 1941 - 1945
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20427
Description: Helen Van Dam DiBella talks about her two brothers' service in the Army during World War II. Though she was too young to understand the details of the war, she remembers that John was a tail gunner on ... More
Date: Time Period: 1941 - 1945
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20422
Description: Helen Van Dam DiBella recalls the presence of soldiers from Fort Totten in Bayside during her youth. They often spent their free time socializing at the movie theatre and bars on Bell Boulevard.
Date: 1941 - 1945
Type: Black and white photograph
Identifier: aql:20424
Description: Bayside resident Henry "Sonny" Van Dam served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was stationed at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn.
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