Ethnic/racial identity

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Kelly Kuwayama landed in Marseilles, France and it was rainy and miserable. When they hit combat in France, it was...
Reva Kibort was liberated in a hostile country with no one to protect them [Annotator's Note: she had been an inmate at...
Schultz gave Charlotte Weiss the key and she was able to put soup and bread in there. They gave them bread. They would...
Zhanna Dawson stayed with her benefactor who took her into his home [Annotator's Note: Dawson was hired to help the...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Aigner was a young Jewish girl from Kosice, Czechoslovakia. After the anti-Jewish laws were...
Hana Zoltz witnessed the continuing prejudice against the Jews when she returned to Poland after the war. She and other...
Luna Kaufman came in contact with the concentration camp commandant. She had an embarrassing experience. She was...
During the actions that led to George Sakato receiving the Medal of Honor, he wondered what he was doing here and why...
George Roberts befriended a woman who was the widow of a British officer who had four daughters while stationed in...
[Annotator's Note: Eugene Tarrant served in the Navy as a captain’s mess attendant aboard the USS San Francisco (CA38...
William Dabney took his basic training at Camp Tyson, Tennessee. This was near the Kentucky border and sometimes the...
Upon arrival his at Auschwitz, Leslie Aigner saw Doctor Mengele [Annotator's Note: Doctor Josef Mengele chose who lived...
After receiving his draft notice, Edgar Cole went down on the appointed day and time. He was standing in a big room...
Dr. Roscoe Brown says that the scene in the film "Red Tails" where the pilots were standing on the air field doing a...
Bernard Marcus and his family hardly discussed the world events in the 1930s. They always hated Hitler [Annotator’s...
Annaliese Nossbaum was moved into a former nun’s cloister in Bonn, Germany when she was 12 years old. She and her...
Anna Nossbaum and her family were taken to Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp and ghetto;...
[Annotator's Note: Charlotte Weiss is a Czechoslovakian born Jew who survived incarceration in a number of...
In August 1944, a few months after the landings at Normandy, the US Army high command decided to move the 92nd Infantry...
William Dabney notes that there was no mingling between white soldiers and black soldiers. When they got overseas they...
Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele] told Charlotte Weiss that Rosalie was not strong enough to go on a...
Manfred Klepper and his mother got off the airplane and entered the Moscow terminal [Annotator's Note: they had...
Before being taken to Theresienstadt, Ela Weissberger was in quarantine at the Prague-Bubny train station, now the...
Annaliese Nossbaum was moved into a former nun’s cloister in Bonn, Germany when she was 12 years old. The Jews in Bonn...
Eugene Tarrant has certain memories from the war that have stuck with him to this day. One night off of Guadalcanal,...
Daniel Szafran and his family were living in Stryków, Poland when the war with Germany broke out. His brother was a...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow applied for Columbia University at 15 years old. The minimum age of acceptance was 16 years old....
Jeannine Burk and Maurice [Annotator's Note: her husband] went to Belgium before he passed and visited her brother....
Aside from sporadic sniper fire, Paul Amrod's prayers were answered and he had no really close calls. He attributes his...
George Sakato discusses a Vietnam veteran that edits and tapes oral histories. He recalls that before the attack on...
Daniel Szafran was living in his home town of Stryków, Poland when war broke out December 1939. Prior to the war, they...
George A. Sarosi lived in Hungary which had lost a large part of its territory after the end of World War 1. The ruling...
Dale Peterson's battlestation on the USS San Juan (CL-54) was a five inch 38 caliber gun mount that had a seven man...
Norman Mineta, his mother, father, and two sisters moved to Evanston, Illinois rather than living in Chicago where his...
William Laubner was in Stalag Luft III [Annotator's Note: near Zagań, Germany (now Poland)] as a POW [Annotator's Note...
Anne Levy and her sister were on a journey for two days before her sibling became ill and began running a fever. [...

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