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Charles Balaza worked on a farm detail at Cabanatuan. Fertilizer for the crops was human defecation. "Honey buckets"...
When Robert Ledford was stationed in Italy [Annotator's Note: with the 3rd Infantry Division] he was issued a Thompson...
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,...
Howard Robert Charles became a prisoner of war [Annotator's Note: after the sinking of the USS Houston (CA-30) in...
Max Finesmith did not have time to think after his bomber had been fatally damaged. Everything was happening so fast...
Michael Linquata was careful to tend to his wounded as they were marched into a barn that was used by the Germans to...
Karl Friedrich "Charley” König [Annotator's Note: or Koenig] said to himself the Americans had no manners or did not...
Richard Bennett remembers that it was in the Palau Islands that his vessel had their most memorable encounters with the...
Glen Jostad reveals the terrors of dreams he suffered resulting from his years of being a prisoner of war held by the...
Douglas Harper went to Port Hueneme, California and was assigned to an ACORN unit. [Annotator's Note: ACORN is an...
Vera Goodkin's [Annotator's Note: née Herman] parents had an American visa to escape Czechoslovakia but did not. While...
When the two guys who wrote Stalag 17 wrote it, Grant thinks that they never dreamed of selling it in the United States...
Henry Langrehr returned to the United States and got a 60 day furlough home. He met his parents and he got married...
Eva Gross was reunited with her very ill mother in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note: after the British liberated the...
Thomas Crosby described the internee committee for the internment camp [Annotator's Notes: the Santo Tomas Internment...
Martin Baranek describes how he and a friend escaped the selection process [Annotator's Note: at the Auschwitz-Birkenau...
Vera Goodkin [Annotator's Note: née Herman] saw Raoul Wallenberg [Annotator's Note: Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg; Swedish...
Rena Greenup remembers that while living with her foster family in Moudros, she could tell that they were sympathizers...
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...
[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....
George Joseph Bertucci and the USS Mississippi (BB-41) participated in the invasions of the Marshall and Gilbert...
On his seventeenth mission, Robert Sweatt was returning from Ludwigshafen, Germany when Jimmy Stewart [Annotator's Note...
On Martin Richard's last mission, the British were pinned down on the beachhead around Caen [Annotator's Note: Caen,...
On 13 December 1944, Ben Skardon was among about 1,600 prisoners from Bilibid Prison who were marched down to a dock...
Taken back to the time when the USS Perch (SS-176) was forced to dive and was then depth charged in the shallow waters...
Clarence Schilperoot was aboard USS Houston (CA-30) on 1 February 1942 as it departed Jakarta, Java. The cruiser was en...
Howard Chandler was a forced laborer for the Germans in an ammunition factory and lumber mill. [Annotator's Note:...
Itka Zygmuntowicz had no information and no idea about the war or world outside of Auschwitz. A girl was there [...
Carroll Knutson was captured by the Germans after his bomber was shot down. He and other POWs had to survive in...
Chester Strunk was transported by train from an interrogation center in Budapest to Stalag Luft III at Zagan near...
Luke Layton McLaurine, Jr. was transported by passenger train to Stalag Luft III [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft III in...

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