Acts of espionage

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Joseph Goble was part of a contingent of Marine enlistees from Raleigh, North Carolina. He did 12 weeks of boot camp...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
Marigold McNeely was trained to work on the Bombe machine at Bletchley. It was mandatory to be at least five foot, four...
James Odom recalled two big "fracases." In Leyte Bay, his ship was part of what he has been told was the largest...
Marthe Cohn took the train from Singen to Freiburg, Germany. That was the last time she took a train because every few...
Douglas Harper said that after Pearl Harbor it was believed the Fifth Column had poisoned the water supply. [Annotator'...
Freeman Dyson attended school with Frank Thompson and admired him greatly. He was an older boy with a grand sense of...
In the beginning of 1943, Ralph Crump's draft status required that his boss write a letter every six months to the...
Ghislaine Hegerty did not see any immediate German reactions to the Jews. When she approached a German on the sidewalk...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
The German occupiers took a portion of the Belgian civilians' food, Christian de Marcken says, and he was responsible...
More tanks came in on 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945], and they placed guards all around as there were...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
John Poole fought in small towns in France and Germany. After Sélestat, the next big engagement was getting through the...
Elmore Ruck flew from North Africa to Rome, Italy to join his new squadron, the 16th Troop Carrier Squadron, 64th Troop...
After joining the French Army, Marthe Cohn wanted to visit the troops at the front in Alsace, France. She knew the...
Manfred Klepper heard a knock on the family apartment door at dusk [Annotator's Note: on the evening of 9 November 1938...
Marthe Cohn needed to get the information she was gathering as a French spy in Germany, back to her headquarters often...
Ghislaine Hegerty hated the German presence in her town [Annotator's Note: Courtrai, Belgium]. It was forbidden by the...
Among the few childhood memories Rena Greenup has of her life in Athens was food rationing. Supplies were meager and of...
Delano Brister witnessed the Louisiana Maneuvers in 1941. The operations took up much of central Louisiana including...
James Jeter was born in Jetertown, Louisiana [Annotator’s Note: near Leesville, Louisiana]. It was a small settlement...
In 1953, Bernard Marcus was called into the office of General Lawton [Annotator’s Note: General Kirke B. Lawton] who...
Kaliste Saloom was part of a group of 30 men who landed at Oran in North Africa [Annotator's Note: as part of Operation...
Morton Brooks didn't have interaction with the guards at Stalag IX-B, but others that Brooks referred to as "better...
In the early part of 1939, Manfred Klepper and other Jews were made to wear the Star of David on their clothes. Some...
Alex Lopez was already out of the Army when he read that Hermann Goering had committed suicide, and he thought what...
Joseph Goble recollects how he met his wife while he was working in Washington, D.C. before his enlistment. She was a...
Blanche Gangwere received a leave to go to Paris. She did not have to wear her uniform during that time. She wore...
Benedict Bronder and the crew gave PT-305 the nickname of Sudden Jerk after its engine was gunned while it was being...
Benedict Bronder would usually patrol at night while on PT-305. They would be accompanied by three other boats. They...
When asked about what the prisoners in Theresienstadt had to eat, Ela Weissberger described how her mother worked for...
Mary Edwards saw the world change dramatically as a result of World War 2. It was important to all the nations of the...
Alois Kopp was pleased that the two atomic bombs were dropped. They saved lives in the long run. Both Allied and...
Older male workers would cater to the young women like June Tinker who came into the work force. The men would flirt...

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