Priscilla Hall was born on February 9th, 1922 in Montpelier, Vermont. She was 19 years old and a recent high school graduate when Pearl Harbor was attacked. She met her future husband through a friend. They were roommates attending Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. They married in 1942. Priscilla had a brother who was stationed in Europe for the British Royal Airforce in Canada. Her brother was Missing in Action for almost half a year while he was in Europe. Priscilla is now living in Chestertown, Maryland, at Heron Point.
In this interview, Priscilla shares stories on how she and her family were personally impacted by the war. She retells a story about her brother’s experience being Missing in Action as well as his military accomplishments. She recounts details on being newlywed during the war, as well as stories involving war bonds, working with her husband, having children during the war, rationing, loss and race relations.