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Bernard Marcus’ parents immigrated to the United States from Europe. His mother came from Poland when it was a part of...
Richard Boyd returned to his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion] and was sent...
As Donelson Houseman was marched off to captivity, he passed long lines of German vehicles. He could not believe it. He...
The lieutenant asked John M. Roberts what he thought they should do and Roberts suggested that they surrender since...
Zhanna Dawson worked with a tuner to tune the orphanage piano [Annotator's Note: because of her playing talent, Dawson...
Wanda Damberg and her fellow internees witnessed three young men from their group attempt an escape [Annotator’s Note:...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
Peter Somogyi and his brother became involved with the Zionist movement. On 4 April 1949, they escaped Hungary. They...
Robert Inghram learned that 72 of 75 of the escapees were captured. The senior German officer, named Lindeiner [...
[Annotator's Note: Gerhard Franzky served in the Waffen SS as a communications officer in Headquarters, 22nd Regiment,...
[Annotator's Note: Anthony Costa begins this segment by discussing his transfer to Japan aboard one of the prisoner of...
Rothacker Smith's first interrogation was not bad. At the second stop of their march, Smith and his fellow prisoners...
En route to their first German prison camp, Rothacker Smith and his fellow prisoners never discussed the possibility of...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
The seven men reached a town that had a substantial German presence and they saw officers sending men to different...
George A. Sarosi was a freshman in medical school at the commencement of the Hungarian Revolution [Annotator's Note:...
Of all the prisoners Gerard Halpern interrogated there is one who really stands out to him. The man was a German Army...
All of Manfred Klepper's maternal relatives were in the United States. They sent letters to Klepper and his mother to...
Luna Kaufman was not frightened when the Germans first entered Poland [Annotator's Note: on 1 September 1939]. At that...
Wayne Pierce had no idea of what was happening with A or B Companies while he was with Sanford and the remnants of C...
Lily Sawada and her husband devoted their lives to the church as missionaries. She did not know her future husband...
Food was extremely scarce for Hugh Colbert and his comrades in German prison camp. Morning rations consisted of a half...
When Harry Bell and the other prisoners arrived [Annotator's Note: at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany] they were...
[Annotator's Note: Gerhard Franzky served in the Waffen SS as a communications officer in Headquarters, 22nd Regiment,...
When the two guys who wrote Stalag 17 wrote it, Grant thinks that they never dreamed of selling it in the United States...
Eva Gross was reunited with her very ill mother in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note: after the British liberated the...
Leonard Spivey was at the airfield for a few days. They were at the airfield on V-E Day. All hell was breaking loose on...
Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotators Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
[Annotators Note: David Dennis served as a radio operator in Company D, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st...
David Dennis was not there [Annotators Note: on a work detail from Stalag II-B] too long. He had a run in with one of...
Ardell Bollinger did not learn the names of the people who helped him or where he stayed because Bollinger thought he...
Alexander Jefferson listened to the BBC radio at the POW camp, but had no idea about the landings in Southern France....
Robert Inghram knew Roger Bushell. Bushell headed the Escape Committee [Annotator's Note: in Inghram's prisoner of war...
Before they boarded the train, Rothacker Smith and his fellow prisoners were strip searched. Then, 52 men were loaded...
Reva Kibort was liberated in a hostile country with no one to protect them [Annotator's Note: she had been an inmate at...
Robert Inghram and the American prisoners [Annotator's Note: held in Stalag Luft III] were relocated from the East Camp...

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