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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...
Rosette Goldstein was taught to not talk to others while she was sheltered by the Martin family in France during the...
The underground had contacted Eva Nathanson's mother and told her they would protect them. During the winter of 1943,...
In the days leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, William Hussey's father was about 400 miles to the south with a...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
[Annotator’s Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were reunited with their parents in April 1945 after hiding from the Nazis...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were sent to a Christian family's farm to hide from the Nazis.] They...
Barbara Heming obtained her MBA and got a job in wealth management on Wall Street. The bank she worked for is one of...
Alice Howie cannot remember what dress she wore for her wedding. She got married at a minister's home in Selma, Alabama...
Raymond Downs finally got up the stairs and found the captain in the pilot house. The captain said they needed to get...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were sent to a Christian family's farm to hide from the Nazis.] The couple...
Lauren Swinney picked up words during the war like ersatz which meant a substitute for something. She recalls the pin-...
There wasn't enough room in any of the family's homes for Fred Manasse and his brother, so it fell to the JCCA [...
Raymond Downs was in the water for almost 20 hours with no food. On the horizon, he could see 27 shrimping boats. He...
[Annotators Note: Barbara Pathe worked for the American Red Cross (ARC) on a Red Cross Clubmobile attached to various...
Nelson Constant's company [Annotator's Note: Humble Oil Company] hired 13 colored boys [Annotator's Note: African-...
[Annotator's Note: Alice Howie's husband was killed in an aerial dogfight in Europe and was buried by a French prisoner...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
They started flying and did not quit flying from that point on. Geraldine Nyman was stationed in Long Beach, California...
Ittsei Nakagawa's father's side of the family came over to the United States [Annotator's Note: from Japan] around 1904...
Francis Higgins says a female off camera had his uncle in a spell. [Annotator's Note: His uncle was Andrew Jackson...
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...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was 15 years old when she and her family were taken by train from the Nowe Miasto Ghetto. They rode...
Judah Samet was six years of age when the Nazis arrived in Hungary in late-March or early-April 1944. The invasion came...
The day after they arrived in Spain, Fred Manasse and his brother caught a train to Barcelona, Spain where they stayed...
Ruth Switzer recalled living in a two family house. Her family lived in the apartment upstairs and another family lived...
[Annotator's Note: Corrine Boggs, also known as Lindy, was the wife of Congressman Hale Boggs then later took his...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was born in April 1926 in Ciechanów, Poland. It was a small town. They lived in two different places...
Grace Brown was at her sister's home when she heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese...
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...

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