Acts of espionage

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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Perry Garten flew a security mission with a colonel that ended up in China. It was an unexpected experience for Garten...
French Intelligence decided that Marthe Cohn should sneak into Germany through Switzerland. A Colonel Reinhard [...
Robert Inghram knew Roger Bushell. Bushell headed the Escape Committee [Annotator's Note: in Inghram's prisoner of war...
Alois Kopp volunteered to go on the USS Houston (CA-30) in 1939 for deployment overseas. The ship was stationed in...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Obie Wickersham went back to France, only to be sent back to the front between...