May 3, 2016
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Cracker Jacks are molasses-coated popcorn created by F. W. Rueckheim in 1873, and are sold all over the world.

Did you know that during World War II, the prizes in each Cracker Jacks box were all military-oriented to support the war effort?

Interactive Trunk for Resty (Vicencio) Farmer
Name: Farmer, Resty (Vicencio)
Year of Birth: 1926
Current Residence: Van Buren, AR
County: Crawford County
War Time Duty (MOS): Interpreter
Branch of Service: Civilian
Theater of Operation: Pacific
Division: Not Applicable
Regiment: Not Applicable
Major Engagements: Phillipines
Biography: Mrs. Farmer personally witnessed the atrocities and cruel oppression of the Japanese occupation of her homeland, the Philippines, during World War II. Hear her witness to the Bataan Death March of Filippino and American men. Also listen to her touching story of her over forty year search for the family of the downed American flier, Sterling Graham.

In Their Words: AETN's World War II Oral History Project
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