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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...
Holocaust survivor Ernest Gross gives talks in the schools to teach them not to hate and to get along with each other....
Robert Fisch met with outstanding doctors but did not stay at the hospital they recommended. Instead, he became a...
Patrick Russell returned to the United States after the war. He received orders to report to Pensacola to form another...
After leaving the intelligence service in January 1946, Marthe Cohn worked in Lindau, Germany. She registered to go to...
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...
Louis Frydman ended up in Allach, which was a sub-camp in the Dachau complex of camps. The prisoners were being sent...
Calvin Moret was born in the first house built on the square. His family would be the only black family in a...
Robert Lewis Curl was born in 1925 in Warrior, Alabama. He had two brothers and one sister. All his siblings were...
Patrick Russell was born in Minneapolis in 1919. His wife was born there as well. He attended 14 different schools...
Mahlen P. Arledge was born in Dixie, Louisiana in 1924. As a young man in the Depression era, his father had oil wells...
Carrol Joy was born in Morris County about 25 miles south of Manhattan, Kansas in 1920. He had one brother and one...
Francis John "Jack" Higgins was born in October 1922 in Omaha, Nebraska. He left there at two years of age and moved to...
Avon is 60 miles south of Mitchell, South Dakota. George McGovern spent the first three years of his life in Avon. He...
Aubrey Bradley was born in October 1923 in Blue Mound, Kansas. When he was 18 and attending the University of Kansas,...
Zhanna Dawson worked with a tuner to tune the orphanage piano [Annotator's Note: because of her playing talent, Dawson...
Martin Sklar learned that Walt Disney wanted EPCOT [Annotator's Note: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow] to...
After arriving in the United States in May 1945, Angus Lorenzen crossed the country by train to go to New York City....
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...
Paula Knobler and her group of fellow Holocaust survivors found out from Russian soldiers that help was available for...
Joseph LaNier was 15 years old and working in a nightclub when an incident happened in Columbus [Annotator’s Note:...
Leaving Okinawa, Robert Knudson shipped back to San Diego, California in the fall of 1945, then got a 30 day leave. His...
Daniel Szafran was in Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz II-Birkenau in Brzesinka, Poland]. The food situation was...
Louis Frydman was called Lolak [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] during the war. It was a nickname his brother had...
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...
Harry Carlson's Basic Training lasted a month or two. He met friends there. They were separated into units by alphabet...
Major Cohn returned to the United States feeling lost and without a direction for his future. He was discharged in San...
James Gaffney discusses transition back into civilian life and his home life with two new children following his return...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) performed picket duty after the war ended. His destroyer was on watch to...
Arthur Seltzer came home after the end of the war. He was discharged and never wanted to talk about his experiences....

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