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Jeannine Burk experienced the forced separation of her family. Prior to the Nazis arriving to take her father away, her...
Calvin Moret was in advance training ready room awaiting instructions for his mission. He was there with another...
Jeannine Burk's mother died in February [Annotator's Note: 1950] and the trip to New York was in May. The purpose of...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
Joseph LaNier joined the United States Navy in February 1944. African-Americans prior to 1942 were not allowed to join...
Dabney Montgomery rode from Berlin, Germany through Paris to join a group of Americans there. They proceeded into North...
As a kid from Nebraska, Kenneth Marshall was not aware of the hazards of sun exposure in the south Pacific, and he was...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
Paula Knobler was lucky that she worked at a camp not in the German territory [Annotator's Note: the camp was in...
Robert Fisch witnessed in the camps an older man talking to the younger people. He personally did not "give a damn"...
The Russians invaded the section of Poland inhabited by Jacob Finkelstein prior to the Germans entering his town. The...
Luna Kaufman saw the Jewish Council in the Cracow ghetto as being collaborators. They had to do so in order to function...
Surrendering was not something Morton Brooks wanted to do, but after he was captured, he was held in a barn with other...
Judith Meisel lived in Canada with her brother. They shared a room. Her brother married and stayed in Canada. He loved...
Calvin Moret became interested in flying when he was about eight years old. Before the war started, he found himself...
Joseph LaNier had a close call on Okinawa while driving a truck. The LST [Annotator’s Note: LST—landing ship, tank] was...
The only person who returned from the concentration camps was Otto Frank. It is amazing he was able to survive. He...
Robert Fisch never wanted to talk about his wartime experiences at first. If asked, he would explain, but otherwise he...
Paula Knobler feels it is important to continue World War 2 education of young people. Her oldest son, Sam, lives in...
Lawrence Brooks feels that young people should learn about World War 2. Much can be learned at The National WWII Museum...
Elisabeth Bolster went to New York to be with her in-laws at Jackson Heights [Annotator's Note: she left Fillmore, Utah...
Judith Meisel does not fear speaking her mind as a result of her experiences in World War 2. She has nightmares as a...
Judith Meisel and her sister were treated nicely at the convent [Annotator's Note: they had just escaped a death march...
Jacob Finkelstein was desperate after fleeing the Ukrainians attempting to denounce him. He found an abandoned house...
Manfred Klepper left family behind when he left Germany [Annotator's Note: the Kleppers left Germany in April 1940 as a...
Reva Kibort and her family were forced into the Warsaw Ghetto surrounded by its ten foot high walls. The Jews lost...