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Eva Gross returned to Auschwitz as the war was nearing its end. Her mother was with her. Her mother was a very forward...
Jack Brukman realized that the big problem was that they were bombing from great heights and could not hit the target [...
Clayton Kelly Gross does not recall if the Messerschmitt he shot down off of the B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] received the Silver Star, Bronze Star with an arrowhead and the Purple Heart...
George A. Sarosi, like everyone else in Hungary, had a dossier that contained general information such as his...
[Annotator's Note: Robert L. Williams served in the Army as a paratrooper in Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th...
John A. Pogue was born in North Madison, Indiana in April 1921. He attended North Madison High School. He participated...
Eva Gross was born in December 1927 in Belahavo [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling], Czechoslovakia and grew up in...
Gerhard Franzky was a member of the 10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg. Franzky was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1925....
Jack Brukman could not tell the war was coming to a close. The airplanes he serviced as a ground crewman had been...
James Weller picked the Army for enlistment because his father had served in World War I in a submarine. The submarine...
James White and the 103rd Infantry Division were transported by truck convoy deeper into France after arriving in...
In early January [Annotator's Note: January 1944] Allen Tillery went to Linda Vista where he boarded the USS Manila Bay...
After the shooting [Annotator's Note: white officers shooting black soldiers after fight in Louisiana], Joseph Hairston...
From California they went to Kwajalein. There, Wendall Woodall tried to talk his radar operator into trying some...
Allen Tillery left Tinian in late December 1944 and was sent to Guam. When he got there he was assigned to the Japanese...
George A. Sarosi was a freshman in medical school at the commencement of the Hungarian Revolution [Annotator's Note:...
George Morgan returned to Fort Pierce. [Annotator’s Note: Fort Pierce in Florida was the training base for the...
Catherine Long went to LSU because she did not want to go back to the New Jersey College for Women. Her best friend in...
Peter Harry went to Berlin, Germany after the war ended. He was again driving a jeep for officers. Harry saw many...
Lily Sawada and her husband devoted their lives to the church as missionaries. She did not know her future husband...
Judith Meisel does not fear speaking her mind as a result of her experiences in World War 2. She has nightmares as a...
Jack Brukman found everything to be out of whack for them when they arrived at their destination [Annotator's Note: the...
Clyde East shot down his second German fighter just prior to the Battle of the Bulge near Frankfurt, Germany. He was on...
John McConn fought his first major battle at Saint-Dié [Annotator's Note: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges]. The Americans were on...
James Kemp McLaughlin does not recall the modified B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] YB...
Judith Meisel saw someone in the ghetto [Annotator’s Note: Kovno ghetto] when she was 13 years of age. Her hair was...
The second day, Robert L. Williams and the others went to the town of Vierville. They had gotten reports that Vierville...
John Pogue had combat missions throughout the rest of the war [Annotator's Note: following the end of the Battle of the...
Robert L. Williams did not know the men of Easy Company [Annotator's Note: Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute...