"I think our educational system has been very remiss in educating our young and future citizens about this period in history and how important agriculture was. You see, we were the breadbasket of the nation. Sure, there was airplanes built on both coasts, and so forth. And there was other airbases in Texas. But somebody had to feed all of those people."

Don Geery – Feeding the World


Other Excerpts from Don Geery's Interview:

Pearl Harbor
Enlisting Before his 18th Birthday
Don's War Experience
Rural Nebraska's Contribution
America's Industrial War Machine
Rounding Up Japanese-Americans
The GI Bill
Drive-In Movie Theaters
Hooking Up Electricity on Christmas Eve
A Young Boy's Love of Baseball
Baseball on Tinian Island
Semi-Pro Baseball back Home
Digging Holes for Electric Poles by Hand