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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...
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...
[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...
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...
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...
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...
Louis Frydman was removed from the Warsaw ghetto. A train took the surviving ghetto uprising participants to Majdanek...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
Around five on the morning of 6 June 1944, Eveline Peardon and her family were awoken by the sound of heavy artillery...
Louis Frydman ended up in Allach, which was a sub-camp in the Dachau complex of camps. The prisoners were being sent...
Leslie Aigner and the other inmates were weak when they entered the camp [Annotator's Note: Dachau concentration camp...
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...

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