David Shearer was born in 1937 in New Brighton, PA. He lived there throughout World War II. He and his parents built a Victory garden in a small lot they b ought out on the countryside.
In this interview, He discusses Pearl Harbor and his Uncle Paul who was act Pearl Harbor when it was bombed. He also recalls scrap drives, war bonds, victory gardens. He shares stories of can collecting with his mom, coal mining in Pittsburgh, and VJ day celebration.