Seaford, Delaware native, Arnold Spicer, nearly 90 years of age, is the fourth out of five children who were raised under his parents through World War II. Arnold was 13 years old when America announced its involvement in the war. His oldest brother was then sent to fight in the war followed by his second oldest. Then later on in life, Arnold served in the National Guard for 20 years.
In this interview, Arnold Spicer discusses his upbringing during the time of World War II while in his hometown of Seaford, Delaware. He shares stories about his days as a boy scout positioned as a runner, about his encounters with prisoners of war and about receiving mail from his oldest brother revealing the injuries he sustained during battle.