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Kaliste Saloom assisted downed Allied pilots escaping from occupied Europe through Spain and Portugal. Franco [...
William McCool crossed the Rhine River. He and another soldier were sent forward as scouts. Hidden by grape vineyards,...
Bruno S. Rinas was able to complete the work he was given because he was being fed. He never saw the Japanese shoot...
Howard Robert Charles [Annotator's Note: a prisoner of war] and the other prisoners soon found their clothes were...
One day in October 1942, when Martin Baranek was 12 years old and the SS [Annotator's Note: Schutzstaffel; German...
Martin Richard was moved to several different places. They were in some town between the frontlines and Paris. They...
Nathan Taffel was born in Radomish Weilke, Poland in May 1928. He was the second youngest of ten children, seven girls...
When tunneling Tom, Dick, and Harry [Annotator's Note: Tom, Dick, and Harry were the codenames for the tunnels being...
Zhanna Dawson worked with a tuner to tune the orphanage piano [Annotator's Note: because of her playing talent, Dawson...
Having been shot down over France, James Armstrong was taken in by the French Resistance and was being kept in the town...
Robert Max was not going to participate in the forced march. His right foot, inflamed with trench foot or frostbite,...
Thomas Michael Holt was in a prison camp [Annotator's Note: Oflag 64 in Szubin, Poland] that the Germans decided to...
Ernest L. Poulson was able to escape from Romania when a Romania officer used a German plane to fly him and other...
Wanda Damberg and her fellow internees witnessed three young men from their group attempt an escape [Annotator’s Note:...
Vera Goodkin [Annotator's Note: née Herman] was sinking in mud and soaked by rain by the time she reached the end of...
Micha Tomkiewicz and his family were living in the ghetto in Warsaw, Poland. Because of his father's Polish Army...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
Ted Winestone fled into the woods [Annotator's Note: after escaping from the ghetto in Dworzec, Poland, now Dvorets,...
A friend of Henry Langrehr's, Jim McMillen, had been beaten up badly by a German guard with a club. The SS [Annotator's...
Peter Somogyi and his brother became involved with the Zionist movement. On 4 April 1949, they escaped Hungary. They...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...
Henry Langrehr had some near misses while evading recapture [Annotator's Note: after escaping from a prisoner of war...
Being off of oxygen, you go into hypoxia after three minutes. Joseph O'Donnell pulled his ripcord right away and went...
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...
After the Nuremburg edicts [Annotator's Note: the Nuremburg Laws] and Krystalnacht [Annotator's Note: the occasion of...
The Germans brought Dominic Frank Poliseno and his fellow prisoners to a camp in Brandenburg [Annotator's Note: Stalag...
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...
Jacob Finkelstein ran away from captivity a second time with his cousin. His escape was successful that time [Annotator...
His father continued his attempts to get his family out of Europe, according to Fred Manasse, and when Belgium was...
In 1943, Fred Manasse saw some of the older Jewish children gathered up by the French for transport to a detention camp...
Joseph Komito was born in the small town of Mielec, Poland. In 1939 [Annotator's Note: September 1939], the Germans...
Howard Chandler went to visit his relatives about 40 kilometers away after the 1939 school year ended. [Annotator's...
Ivan Bodis-Wollner remembers when he was playing with an older child who was the son of a local lawyer. The child's...

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