Goroskop Maia 2012
People The Band On Parade
“Everything in unison”

The Fort Slocum Band marching on the Parade Ground during the Second World War.



You’d wake up in the mornings on Saturdays to the marching band right out in front of your house, marching by”

-Joanna Geer, a teenager at Fort Slocum during the Second World War

(interviewed 2007)





I played the piccolo…in tight formation, yes. Colonel Lentz had a problem. He says ‘Why aren’t the trombones all playing in unison, the same way?’  He wanted everything in unison.”


-Zoltan (Zip) Zantay, Fort Slocum band member 1943 to 1945

(interviewed 2008)