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Ghislaine Hegerty did not see any immediate German reactions to the Jews. When she approached a German on the sidewalk...
Zhanna Dawson experienced constant bombing when the Germans invaded [Annotator's Note: Germany invaded Soviet Russia in...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
Eva Schloss begins by describing what life was like in Holland mid 1940. The German Army marched into Holland and there...
Benjamin Lesser recalled the early morning in September 1939 when his three story apartment building started to shake....
Peter Somogyi saw his father taken away within a week of 19 March 1944 [Annotator's Note: the day Germany occupied...
Rothacker Smith entered Sommocolonia on 1 December [Annotator's Note: 1 December 1944] and his last day there was 28...
Hana Zoltz was born in Lodz, Poland in 1928. Her father died of hunger in the ghetto. He was only 41 years old. The...
William Dabney did not have to take a test to be in the barrage balloon battalion. The instruction was cut and dry and...
[Annotator's Note: Edgar Cole served in the US Marine Corps as a communications specialist in the 52nd Defense...
Annaliese Nossbaum was in Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp and ghetto; Terezin, Czech...
Eugene Tarrant was born in Ennis, Texas. When he was three, his family moved to Dallas. His mother and father figured...
Herbert Weatherwax [Annotator's Note: Mr. Weatherwax's name is actually Clarence Herbert Weatherwax] was born in...
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown was born in Washington D.C. and lived there for the first 17 years of his life. Washington D.C. was...
Paula Knobler has bitter memories of her youth in Poland. Anti-Semitism was displayed toward her. In school, boys threw...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking Walter Imahara to describe what is hanging on the...
Robert Fisch had contracted a fever. [Annotator's Note: He had been exposed to typhus at the Austrian border on his way...
Judith Baron was imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen. It was absolutely hell. When they first arrived, they slept in tents. It...
John LeBure began working with the Higgins company while the 37 foot boats with a bow [Annotator’s Note: the Higgins...
Isabella Karle remembers that news of what was happening in Europe was heard on radio and reported in the newspapers....
Joseph Medicine Crow's grandfather, White Man Runs Him, met Theodore Roosevelt. The Crow nation felt comfortable in...
George Linker was sick with yellow jaundice while he was on the front. He was pulled back from the action [Annotator's...
Bernard Marcus deployed from New York to Le Havre, France and then to Paris. He stayed at a delightful hotel in Paris....
Moses Hogan doesn't think movies about Pearl Harbor are authentic. After Pearl Harbor, Hogan was on a destroyer [...
Rosemary Fagot was born in Nicaragua. Her father was an American citizen from New Orleans and she was registered as an...
Reva Kibort was in school at a new DP [Annotator's Note: displaced person] camp called Neu Freiman near Munich when an...
While in Manila, Wim de Jonge was ordered to return to the Dutch Army to fight an uprising in the Dutch East Indies....
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
In January or February 1942, President Roosevelt [Annotator's Note: Franklin Delano Roosevelt] signed Executive Order...
Jimmy Doi and his family were informed in March [Annotator's Note: March 1942] that they were being sent to an...
At the time of his overseas deployment, Morton Brooks had little knowledge about the German treatment of Jews, except...
Walter Halloran fought in the Battle of the Bulge after making his way across France and participating in many small...
Lawrence Yatsu served as a replacement with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Company C, 100th Infantry Battalion. He...
James Moshovitis' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Cecil (APA-96)] arrived off the shores of Iwo Jima when the Allies were...
Masaji Inoshita had very little contact with his parents over the course of the war. He would ask the Japanese...

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