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Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
On 11 September 2001, Norman Mineta was having breakfast with the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium who was also that...
Barbara Heming obtained her MBA and got a job in wealth management on Wall Street. The bank she worked for is one of...
Lauren Swinney picked up words during the war like ersatz which meant a substitute for something. She recalls the pin-...
[Annotators Note: Barbara Pathe worked for the American Red Cross (ARC) on a Red Cross Clubmobile attached to various...
As a result of the war a few items from the Vatican were kept in the National Archives. Corrine Boggs was able to keep...
Delano Brister had a career in the United States Army. The Louisiana Maneuvers made a great impression on him. He...
[Annotator's Note: Charlotte Weiss is a Czechoslovakian born Jew who survived incarceration in a number of...
[Annotator's Note: Corrine Boggs, also known as Lindy, was the wife of Congressman Hale Boggs then later took his...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
Mary Leisey was born in Honey Brooke, Pennsylvania. It was a small town of nearly 1,000 people. She enjoyed growing up...
Barbara Pathe was disappointed that she missed the Normandy Invasion. She was sent by train to Brooklyn, New York where...
Mildred Bonvillian Aupied was born in Bayou Black near Houma in Terrebonne Parish [Annotator’s Note: south of New...
Eva Schloss's family's hiding was different. They didn't have an office in Amsterdam that depended on Christian people...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
It was difficult for Eva Schloss and her family to find safe houses. Not many people wanted to take the risks anymore....
June Tinker's mother started worrying about the impact of the war on her sons soon after Pearl Harbor. Tinker's two...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Walter Imahara thinks that future generations can learn from the internment of Japanese-Americans. There is a lot of...
James Jeter was drafted in 1944 but did not pass the physical examination at Fort Humbug [Annotator’s Note: in...
The US Navy had planes ready to help out at Wake Island but the admiral in charge figured that it was going to be too...
[Annotator's Note: Lauren Swinney was a student at Northwestern University and worked as an entertainer for troops...
For Holly Reynolds, the experience of being overseas was so unusual that she appreciated it as a whole. She is also...
During the war years, Diana Belliard was in the United States. She lived in Chicago until 1940 then left to go to...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
Lauren Swinney went to Northwestern University. The nuns had taught her to type when she was in boarding school and...
There was cholera, dysentery and skin illnesses [Annotator's Note: inside the Auschwitz concentration camp]. Eva...
June Tinker's older sister went to Patterson Field, Ohio for defense work training. Tinker went to Charleston, West...
Mildred Aupied worked on three Liberty ships at Delta [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Adelaide Benjamin was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1932. She had a comfortable life and enjoyed outdoor activities...
Linda Hope was born in 1939 [Annotator’s Note: She is the daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope]. She never realized the...
Life in Hawaii was wonderful for Lydia Grant before the war. The island was at its pristine best at that time. Grant...
Fredrick Hollis was born in January 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. The Great Depression started in October 1929 and his...
Norman Mineta was born in 1931 in San Jose, California. He had a great childhood in the agricultural community. His...

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