Veterans History Project
Lee R. Foster, Private First Class, US Army, World War II
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Lee R. Foster had obtained a year of college at the University of Nebraska in the early forties. He recalled that when the bombing at Pearl Harbor was going on, he was waiting tables at the Women's Prison.
His brother received a college scholarship the next year so Lee returned to the family farm while the brother took advantage of the scholarsh...