Lew Halin was a young, Jewish-American in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the war. He would often ride his bike to his uncle’s house and would spend much time at his uncle’s hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
In this interview, Lew shares his experiences as a young boy. These include the many different ways he and his family contributed to the war effort by collecting fat and buying war bonds. He also describes his encounters with the realities of the war through interactions with German POW’s and his experiences on the Atlantic City boardwalk.