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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...
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...
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...
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...
Delano Roosevelt “Dee” Brister was born in Sieper, Louisiana in 1933. The town was an old logging camp area. Trains...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Robert Curl liked serving in the Navy. The food was good and he enjoyed his time in service. There was one thing he...
Larry Dawson told Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson and her sister Frina that their transport to America could be arranged so...
David Olson had his most interesting and sad moment in the Army when his outfit broke up after the war. As the battery...
Although Leslie Aigner knows that war is wrong, it must be fought when there is injustice on the opposite side. People...
Chester Biernacki remembers his shipmates on the Helena [Annotator's Note: USS Helena (CL-50)]. He has never suffered...
Jack Carver thinks the youth of today have no idea of the type of war the Second World War was. The movie is good [...
Robert Curl was proud of his service in the Navy and loved the food except for C rations. During the D-Day invasion,...

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