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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...
In the days leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, William Hussey's father was about 400 miles to the south with a...
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-...
There wasn't enough room in any of the family's homes for Fred Manasse and his brother, so it fell to the JCCA [...
[Annotators Note: Barbara Pathe worked for the American Red Cross (ARC) on a Red Cross Clubmobile attached to various...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The older victims of the Holocaust had always viewed the displaced children as "refugees," according to Fred Manasse,...
Eva Schloss's family's hiding was different. They didn't have an office in Amsterdam that depended on Christian people...
Hana Zoltz came to America by herself to join her sister. Upon arriving, she immediately went to work in a factory. She...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
When Christa Schneider returned to Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin, Germany], she resumed her education among other...
It was difficult for Eva Schloss and her family to find safe houses. Not many people wanted to take the risks anymore....
William "Ted" Hussey was born in 1933 in Washington, D.C., and lived in that area five different times during his life...
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...

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