Ethnic/racial identity

The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Sara Aldouby was originally known as Sara Schindler. Her mother's family was from Romania and her father's family was...
Adjustment to military life was only difficult at first for Ira Milan; for a couple of weeks he was lonesome, as were...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Harvey Segal fought through France and then into Luxembourg and Belgium. His battalion [Annotator's Note: 37th Field...
Allen Horton reported aboard the USS Nevada (BB-36), and a fellow Princeton acquaintance helped him settle into...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was born in April 1926 in Ciechanów, Poland. It was a small town. They lived in two different places...
Yukio Kawamoto was born in Berkeley, California in November 1919. He was drafted into the Army from the University of...
Charles Moore was born in Washington, D.C. on 14 May 1919. Growing up with five siblings, Moore had a twin sister....
Lee Roy Dugas was sent to San Diego for his Navy basic training. It was his first trip out of Louisiana, having never...
Howard Genrich qualified for ASTP [Annotator's Note: Army Specialized Training Program] training. Before ASTP, Genrich...
Zeno St. Cyr received his draft notice, but he found that he was rejected during his physical examinations because of...
Elmo Espree was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana in September 1921. His family moved to Los Angeles, California in 1923...
Lawrence Brooks was drafted in 1940 and went for basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. By November [Annotator's...
Samuel Malta went into the service in June 1943. He took his basic training at Camp Wheeler near Macon, Georgia. He was...
Henry Malec began his training in the Army in Camp Robinson near Little Rock, Arkansas. He was issued his uniform,...
Lawrence Yatsu was in a relocation camp. When he left the camp to go to college he was drafted. By that time his...
Gerald Vernon Leopold, known as Gerald V. Leopold in the Army, was born in Frankfurt, Germany in August 1923. When he...
Calvin Moret volunteered for the Army Air Corps. Following testing, he was accepted on 14 October 1943. He was sent for...
Dabney Montgomery was inducted into the United States Army Air Corps and sent to Kessler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi...
Max Finesmith was drafted into the Army infantry but ended up in the Air Forces. He trained at Fort Jackson, South...
Jeannine Burk became an American citizen. The club [Annotator's Note: Holocaust survivors club in New Orleans,...
Joseph Hairston ended up going to artillery school. The rest of the Army was segregated, however, OCS [Annotator's Note...
Joseph Medicine Crow somehow enjoyed war. This is despite some opinions that war is terrible. War allowed him to commit...
Lawrence Yatsu believes that World War 2 should be studied because it is history. He feels it is unfair that Germans...
Enrique Cervantes was the PX [Annotator's Note: post exchange] officer for Lowry Airbase in Denver, Colorado. There...
Jimmy Doi spent his first day in the internment camp [Annotator's Note: Doi was interned at the Gila River Relocation...
Eva Schloss's family's hiding was different. They didn't have an office in Amsterdam that depended on Christian people...
Harold Baumgarten continues talking about his experience when he reached Omaha Beach [Annotator's Note: on D-Day, 6...
It was difficult for Eva Schloss and her family to find safe houses. Not many people wanted to take the risks anymore....
In addition to what Rena Greenup could provide her mother, who knew how to tell fortunes, traded her services from her...
Reading, writing, and arithmetic were important to black people when Samson Alexander was growing up. They knew they...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph Krause served in the US Army Air Forces as a flight engineer and top turret gunner on a...
Early on 24 March [Annotator's Note: 24 March 1945], Jack Lengsfield was called into a briefing on what was to be the...
Seymour Mermelstein was in Kassel, Germany on 12 April 1945 when President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...

Pages