Aline was born on November 3rd, 1928 and raised in Seaford, DE. She was attending high school when the war started. As a teenager growing up during the war, she recalls attending USO dances in Fort Miles with other girls from her town as well as performing air raid drills at her home. Her father worked in the gasoline industry.
During this interview, Aline describes her life in a small town as a young woman. Aline tells stories about gasoline rationing and her father’s job working in the gasoline rationing. She also provides details regarding USO dances, and giving insight as to how teenage girls spent their time during the war. She shares some of the stories of her second husband’s experiences as a POW in Germany.