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The Japanese were friendly towards children, so Angus Lorenzen did not fear them. He talked with them until about four...
Dominick Sgobbo remembered taking prisoners back to headquarters and having to prevent non-combatants from mistreating...
Ryfka Finkelstein and her brother were fleeing [Annotator's Note: their village was being surrounded by Gestapo and...
According to Charles Harrison the prisoners maintained discipline in the prison camps under good leadership. There were...
Norman Bussel spent Christmas 1944 at Stalag Luft IV [Annotator’s Note: Stalag Luft IV (Stammlager Luft IV), Gross...
Growing up, Samson Alexander used to follow around his brother who was in Boy Scouts. The white people had what they...
Jack Beverstein and one other FBI [Annotator's Note: Federal Bureau of Investigation] agent covered the Georgia Ku Klux...
Samson Alexander says the people in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] were not for the marching [...
Samson Alexander did a lot of things in the Civil Rights Movement. He did not know people had become hardened and mean...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks historian George Will about his and his father's personal connections to...
Henry Feldman had no major problems returning home after the war. He soon decided to return to school since he left...
Micha Tomkiewicz fills his time trying to informally study and understand the history of the Holocaust. For him, the...
When they were pulling into port in Luzon with 600 men aboard, Ben Skardon said that Lieutenant George Coburn, Skardon'...
Rothacker Smith attended North High School in Detroit, Michigan after his family moved back to the city from the...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
George Linker entered Manila as part of the 25th Infantry Division. He was a private first class in the infantry. He...
Joseph Orlando was assigned to Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot, Hingham, Massachusetts to be a Drill Instructor but it...
George A. Sarosi grew up hating the Russians. He did not hate the Germans as much because they were more remote. The...
Most of the inmates of the Dachau concentration camp spoke Hebrew which Arthur Seltzer could somewhat communicate with...
After Joseph Medicine Crow had spent time in Italy, he returned to southern Germany then went to Poland. It was there...
Louis Frydman was removed from the Warsaw ghetto. A train took the surviving ghetto uprising participants to Majdanek...
Jack Lengsfield says that although he thought about the moral implications of bombing cities, he had no qualms and...
Dr. Roscoe Brown’s crew chief was Marcellus Smith whose nickname was Chow Hound. He was a very dedicated crew chief....
Frank Patti's unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 333rd Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division]...
Joseph Medicine Crow had a grandfather named White Man Runs Him. That grandfather was actually the brother of Medicine...
Reva Kibort and other inmates were gathered up again and put into boxcars [Annotator's Note: the inmates were forced to...
Darold Rice remembers that the night of June 5th they heard the engines suddenly roar louder than they had ever heard...
Thomas Kingsley experienced unforgettable sights as he participated in the liberation of the concentration camp at...
Leslie Aigner and the other inmates were weak when they entered the camp [Annotator's Note: Dachau concentration camp...
During the death march from the ammunition factory to the Gross-Rosen Concentration Camp in Germany, Elizabeth...
Nathan Taffel and his brother were forced by the Germans to leave their labor camp and begin a death march. The weather...
Luba Keller was taken to the ammunition factory in Skarżysko, Poland. [Annotator's Note: Now Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland...
The Japanese continued strafing and bombing, and Charles Harrison said the Marines were on the alert for another...
George A. Sarosi's parents were fully aware of what was happening in Germany prior to the war. His father had been...
Joseph LaNier exited San Francisco toward Pearl Harbor. Everything that LaNier saw when he went into the Navy was new...
Since the unit Gus Gikas led was intended to replace another unit in India that had been deployed for two years, their...

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