David Susan was born in 1934 and lived in Elizabeth, New Jersey throughout the war.
During the interview, David discusses his experiences growing up during World War II. He talks particularly about the changes to his community after the war had ended, detailing the emergence of multiple army surplus stores and the housing shortages that resulted from soldiers returning home. He recalls rationing and scrap drives, and details the ways in which the atomic bomb was explained to him as a child. David also speaks about his two uncles’ service in World War II and his service in the Air Force after the war had ended.