Carole Cowan Moore


As Interviewed by Sofia Moore, on April 14, 2015
"Everyone in the United States seemed to be on the same page. They were fighting a terrible fascism and ruthless killings and eliminations by the Nazis."
Carole Cowan Moore

Introductory Profile: About Carole Cowan Moore

Carole Cowan Moore is a woman who grew up in Vermont during World War II. She describes her experiences with food coupons, tokens, and patriotism in America. Through this interview, listeners are able to get inside the mind of an average American during war time. Carole talks about how Americans viewed the war, and the rationing Americans had to deal with.

Carole Moore is a friendly woman who was born and raised in Vermont in a small village. She is friendly, and enjoys a good conversation. The interview gives some insight into Carole’s thoughts and shows that she believes in helping each other and neighborly. Carole recounts how there was just a feeling of comradery during the war.

The overall tone and feeling of the interviewee was warm and eager to tell her story. It seemed as if she wanted to emphasize that the Nazis and the Japanese were committing crimes against humanity and that the Americans had an obligation to get involved. Americans adapted to war time well and were doing everything they could to help the troops overseas.

Carole Moore was a willing interviewee who wanted to share her experiences growing up during the war. She, along with the rest of America at that time, was certain of who the enemy was and knew whole-heartedly that they needed to be stopped. She stresses that back then, Americans were doing everything they could to help their government and each other. The war gave America a common enemy, and overall brought America closer together.