Lydia De Lara

Daughter of Veteran

Lydia De Lara is the daughter of World War II Veteran Justino De Lara.


At first, my father didn’t really want to enlist in the military.”

– (01:49) in full interview

The Japanese would beat them up using a piece of 2” X 2” solid wood.”

– (05:47) in full interview


he would joke that the reason he survived was because he was good at dodging bullets.”

– (03:53) in full interview




Filmed June 2019

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