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In 1939, the Germans came into Poland and divided it into two parts. One was annexed by Germany and the other was...
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...
Jennie Rosenzweig did not have a lot of friends who had husbands overseas. She had no one to share her experiences with...
When James Lee was a young kid, he was close buddies with a Japanese boy whose name was Toshi Yamamoto. They were...
[Annotator's Note: Annotator's Note: Gerda Klein can be very difficult to understand at points throughout this clip.]...
Thomas W. Gillette moved from Bath, Maine to Hawaii [Annotator's Note: in 1940 to live with his sister, Lydia Grant...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
Erna Deiglmayr worked at a fish mine [Annotator's Note: a type of fish market and processing place] for several months...
Norma Jean Ford Beard only knew that her father was a pilot and was killed until she was 13 years old. [Annotator's...
[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...
Betty Soskin works at the Visitor Center [Annotator's Note: she became a National Park Ranger in 2006 at the age of 85...
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...
After liberation [Annotator's Note: 3 February 1945 at the Santo Tomas Internment Camp, or, Manila Internment Camp,...
Right after the attack [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941], martial law...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
Audrey Maduell had an air raid shelter right across from her house. Her father would bring coffee to the workers...
In June 1940, Mary Frances Dorothy Wood's school decided to evacuate from Kent, United Kingdom to Wales, United Kingdom...
They started flying and did not quit flying from that point on. Geraldine Nyman was stationed in Long Beach, California...
Therese Wadsworth Warne [Annotator's Note: An American child prisoner in the Philippines during World War 2] and the...
On the day American forces arrived [Annotator's Note: 3 February 1945 at the Santo Tomas Internment Camp, or, Manila...

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