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Daniel Szafran was in Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz II-Birkenau in Brzesinka, Poland]. The food situation was...
Anne Levy initially thought the Russian liberators were going to be better than the German oppressors. She would...
Melvin Baker was concerned that his family would not know his status after he was captured. Later, he was allowed to...
Wim de Jonge's Japanese captors disrespected the POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war]. Prisoners would be beaten...
Randall Edwards likened the old Chinese army camp where he was held prisoner to a group of American-style hog houses....
Prison life became routine and food was scarce for Donald Scott. He had been imprisoned after his B-17 Flying Fortress...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph O'Donnell was a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft IV near Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now Tychowo,...
One of the more onerous jobs for Irving Baum [Annotator's Note: as a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft III in Sagan,...
They [Annotator's Note: Malcolm Higgins and his fellow prisoners being held in Stalag Luft III] got a chance to build...
Louis Frydman was called Lolak [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] during the war. It was a nickname his brother had...
Raymond VanDuzer believed that he would not be a prisoner forever. Once in captivity in Germany, they were marched a...
While there [Annotator's Note: in the Santo Thomas Internment Camp], Curtis Brooks and the other children started to...
Anne Levy was in Lodz, Poland in 1939 when the Germans entered the city. Inhabitants thought the men would be arrested...
James Bollich remained in Korea for about six weeks. From Korea, he took a train to Mukden, Manchuria [Annotator's Note...
On 10 April [Annotator's Note: 10 April 1942], Erwin Johnson and his fellow prisoners of war started their march away [...
Micha Tomkiewicz and his mother were in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw, Poland when his father was killed after escaping...
Between high school and college, Christa Schneider worked as an au pair in Britain. She cared for the three children of...
[Annotator's Note: Helene Bouton and her family were placed in a small ghetto in their neighborhood in Irshava,...
Dominick Frank Poliseno says that many of the Italians wanted to run from combat. Their little tanks were easy to knock...
Luna Kaufman was not frightened when the Germans first entered Poland [Annotator's Note: on 1 September 1939]. At that...
Siegfried Weinthal was born in February 1929 in Esens, Germany, a small town in Northern Germany. His childhood did not...
Emile Engles' parents took care to tell their children that when dealing with the Germans, and particularly the Gestapo...
Wayne Pierce had no idea of what was happening with A or B Companies while he was with Sanford and the remnants of C...
When they [Annotator's Note: Floyd Dumas and another escaped prisoner of war] got to the gates of the Vatican they were...
John S. Johnson was transported to Fengtai Prison Camp in May 1945. Conditions were miserable there. After a month, he...
On several occasions, Robert Lents and his fellow prisoners outmaneuvered their Japanese captors. [Annotator's Note:...
In 1961, when the Berlin Wall was established, Brigitte Rodgers said the free movement between the sectors was at an...
On 7 December 1941, Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii] was attacked by the Japanese and the...
Lily Sawada and her husband devoted their lives to the church as missionaries. She did not know her future husband...
Burton Johnson organized POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camps by first getting the engineers to establish a...
Glen Jostad was first held in a German prisoner of war camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft VI in Heydekrug, Germany,...
Bryghte Davis Godbold aided an individual named Kinney [Annotator's Note: US Marine Corps First Lieutenant John F....
After they were captured, Nolan Ruiz and his crew were given an initial interrogation before being loaded into boxcars...
Mack Fitzgerald was from Georgia and he enlisted in the Army Air Force. Having trained as a B-24 Liberator flight...
Robert Fulton was not interrogated while a prisoner in Japan except at Ōfuna. The people of Java were very hostile...
Jack Skaggs and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] from Wake Island were marched about five miles to...

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