Concentration camps

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Peter Somogyi arrived in mid-afternoon in the cattle cars [Annotator's Note: after a horrible three day journey in a...
[Annotator's Note: Charlotte Weiss is a Czechoslovakian born Jew who survived incarceration in a number of...
Judith Gidali Baron was born in 1928 in Hungary. She lived there until she was 15 years old. Her father and mother had...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
Eva Gross reached the place of selection at Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: she had just completed a terrible three day...
Judith Baron lived in a long barrack at Auschwitz. There was a stove in the middle that may have been intended to warm...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
George A. Sarosi grew up hating the Russians. He did not hate the Germans as much because they were more remote. The...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
Reva Kibort and other inmates were gathered up again and put into boxcars [Annotator's Note: the inmates were forced to...
Judith Baron and her sister were taken by cattle car to a work camp in Germany. They had been in Auschwitz which was...
There was cholera, dysentery and skin illnesses [Annotator's Note: inside the Auschwitz concentration camp]. Eva...
George A. Sarosi's parents were fully aware of what was happening in Germany prior to the war. His father had been...
Right after Passover in 1944 [Annotator's Note: after 14 April 1944. The Germans occupied Hungary in March 1944.], Eva...
Peter Somogyi met Dr. Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele, also known as the Angel of Death] while he was in...
Before being discharged from the hospital, Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] returned to his unit by lifting a...
Luna Kaufman had no difficulties after the war with nightmares. She was fortunate. She never felt that she was...
En route to their first German prison camp, Rothacker Smith and his fellow prisoners never discussed the possibility of...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
Peter Somogyi saw his father taken away within a week of 19 March 1944 [Annotator's Note: the day Germany occupied...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
Judith Baron was imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen. It was absolutely hell. When they first arrived, they slept in tents. It...
At the time, Gerhard Franzky thought Hitler was a great man. Franzky's father got another job and was later able to...
Edward "Babe" Heffron jumped into Holland and spent over 78 days there. The jump into the drop zone meant kill or be...
Eva Gross was sent to the Krakow-Plaszow concentration camp in Poland [Annotator's Note: this was after a short stay in...
Manfred Klepper heard a knock on the family apartment door at dusk [Annotator's Note: on the evening of 9 November 1938...
[Annotators Note: George Wichterich served as a platoon sergeant in the 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 30th Infantry...
Manfred Klepper adjusted easily to American life because he went to school and learned the language. His parents had a...
Peter Somogyi was interrogated by Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele]. Somogyi cannot remember the nature of...
Peter Somogyi and his brother attended the mock trial held for Dr. Mengele. [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele was a...
Luna Kaufman was not frightened when the Germans first entered Poland [Annotator's Note: on 1 September 1939]. At that...
Luna Kaufman and her family lost their money when the war broke out [Annotators Note: the Germans invaded Poland on 1...
Bernard Friedenberg passed through Camp Lucky Strike on his way home after the war. He remembers passing the Statue of...
Judith Baron could not look back upon the Holocaust for years. She just wanted to look ahead and plan for the future...
Abe Milkis found the German troops to be good fighters. At the end, the enemy soldiers were just a bunch of young kids...

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