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Jeannine Burk always felt part of a group of people who had experienced much worse than she. They were all the new...
John Pogue was a capable typist when he entered the Army. He was told that with his ability to type 70 words per minute...
Jeannine Burk became an American citizen. The club [Annotator's Note: Holocaust survivors club in New Orleans,...
Ed Rendelman’s first military assignment was in Scottsville, Illinois for a few days. He then went on to Fort Lewis,...
George A. Sarosi grew up hating the Russians. He did not hate the Germans as much because they were more remote. The...
Calvin Moret was born in the first house built on the square. His family would be the only black family in a...
Mahlen P. Arledge was born in Dixie, Louisiana in 1924. As a young man in the Depression era, his father had oil wells...
Delano Roosevelt “Dee” Brister was born in Sieper, Louisiana in 1933. The town was an old logging camp area. Trains...
Avon is 60 miles south of Mitchell, South Dakota. George McGovern spent the first three years of his life in Avon. He...
Zhanna Dawson worked with a tuner to tune the orphanage piano [Annotator's Note: because of her playing talent, Dawson...
Walt Disney always challenged Robert Gurr with multiple projects. Even though Gurr was heavily involved in the Carousel...
Anne Levy and her family were required to have good health in order to immigrate to the United States. Her mother and...
Joseph LaNier was 15 years old and working in a nightclub when an incident happened in Columbus [Annotator’s Note:...
Elisabeth Bolster would visit with her father every weekend [Annotator's Note: her father was forced to remain in...
Luna Kaufman found that her Russian liberators believed in free love. That meant the liberators felt that they had the...
Bernard Marcus had to take a physical examination prior to setting off for Fort Knox. He did not know how he would...
James Gaffney discusses transition back into civilian life and his home life with two new children following his return...
Arthur Seltzer came home after the end of the war. He was discharged and never wanted to talk about his experiences....
George A. Sarosi and his mother lived in Szeged from 1945 to 1948. They returned to Budapest after that. No battles for...
Larry Dawson told Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson and her sister Frina that their transport to America could be arranged so...
Jeannine Burk is very proud of being a Jew and always will be. She has never denied her heritage. There have been big...
Norman Mineta had a brother-in-law who was a PRO, Public Relations Officer, for the 442nd Regiment [Annotator's Note:...
To Jack Brukman, the most memorable incident of World War 2 was when his hearing saved him from being injured by a bomb...
Eva Gross and her Hungarian relatives seldom visited prior to the Nazi entry into Hungary. Gross did spend summers with...
George A. Sarosi suffered nightmares from his stresses. It made him a believer. The bad dreams faded over time. They do...
Horace Sharp was discharged in May 1946 after his return to the United States. He attended college using the G.I. Bill...
George Morgan mentioned Kauffman as being the only superintendant of the Naval Academy who followed his father in that...
Bernard Marcus left Germany at the end of September or the beginning of October 1946. He landed at Staten Island where...
Constance Negrotto attended USO dances after work. The girls would eat dinner and then hop into their formal gowns....
After completing her course work, Betty Masket went home for a couple of weeks. She then went to the plant [Annotator's...