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Joseph Komito had a sister who became involved in the resistance. She obtained papers showing her to be a German...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
In March 1939, Vera Goodkin [Annotator's Note: née Herman] witnessed German troops entering her town in Czechoslovakia...
Thomas Michael Holt [Annotator's Note: a Second Lieutenant in the 1st Ranger Battalion who was taken prisoner by the...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Doolan was captured and taken to Scheveningen, The Hague, Netherlands, along with his copilot...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Grunte was a Latvian prisoner in a labor camp in the Soviet Union after World War 2.] He was...
Daniel Szafran and his family had been living in a ghetto in Stryków, Poland for close to a year. They had planted a...
When Mort Walker was in charge of the POW camp [Annotators Note: see segment titled Overseas Duty in Italy] there were...
The seven men reached a town that had a substantial German presence and they saw officers sending men to different...
In Japan, the men would have to kneel on round sticks for hours. Bruno S. Rinas did not have that happen to him. He met...
While in Poitiers, France, Marthe Cohn's family started a business just before the war started. It was a dry goods...
They [Annotator's Note: Floyd Dumas and the English soldier he had escaped the prisoner of war camp in Cinecitta, Italy...
[Annotator's Note: Bud Loring was badly burned after being shot down over France. Locals had taken him into a house to...
When the Hungarian Revolution began, Robert Fisch was in a medical school which was adjacent to a radio station. The...
George A. Sarosi was a freshman in medical school at the commencement of the Hungarian Revolution [Annotator's Note:...
Paula Knobler and her group of fellow Holocaust survivors found out from Russian soldiers that help was available for...
The night when Irving Baum [Annotator's Note: as a prisoner of war] got to Stalag Luft III [Annotator's Note: in Sagan...
The American troops were taken prisoner, and Alexander Marsh said he marched for three days into the interior of...
Communications for John W. Towle and his new French host family was difficult. With the help of a French to English...
When the Japanese ceased the bombing [Annotator's Note: Fall of the Philippines, invasion by the Empire of Japan, 8...
Donald Scott was imprisoned by German forces after his B-17 Flying Fortress was shot down over Koblenz, Germany. He was...
Ted Winestone was born in September 1929 in Baranowicze, Poland [Annotator's Note: now Baranovichi, Belarus]. His...
Burton Johnson had been in the service for three years when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: on...
Ruth Switzer was born in July 1934 in Vienna, Austria. Her parents were Jews who moved there from Poland so her father...
Bryghte Davis Godbold received official, but highly censored ,Japanese radio news while at Wusong [Annotator's Note:...
After Sicily, Floyd Dumas went to Salerno. The fighting there was not much different than it had been in Sicily except...
Itka Bloch was sick when she was working in a factory. She worked on a large machine. The German lady liked her and...
Ted Winestone [Annotator's Note: a Polish Jewish immigrant to the United States] was in a labor camp during World War 2...
Leslie Aigner walked through the outskirts of Landsberg. A fellow prisoner pointed out the prison where Hitler [...
Irwin Stovroff flew his last mission on 13 August [Annotator's Note: 13 August 1944]. He felt great that it was to be...
Gerald Abbenhaus was used as a liaison between regiments because his commander did not want to go out at night. He and...
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...
The prisoners began to get reports that the war was coming to an end, according to Paul Carter, and they could see...
When he arrived at Berga, Morton Brooks was shocked to find that it wasn't a POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war]...
Marion Bahlinger recalled one man was assigned as the guard to the group of 20 American prisoners. He was an older man...

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