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Nobuo Hayashi was suppressed with no freedom [Annotator's Note: growing up in Japan during World War 2]. He remembers...
Burton "Burt" Johnson was with his unit [Annotator's Note: 1st Marine Division] on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Okinawa,...
The next shocking thing Vernon Breen remembers was that as the war was winding down, a lot of the Germans got out of...
On 7 December 1941 [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941] at six o'clock in...
Sterling Cale was on night duty at the shipyard dispensary in the Navy yard before the attack on Pearl Harbor. He had...
Jack Leaming was launched off the deck of the Enterprise on the morning of 7 December [Annotator's Note: 7 December...
Lewis M. Lee, Sr. was stationed at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, and vividly remembers the attack. He was slated to...
On the battleship, J. W. Childs said, it was mandatory for a sailor to wear his white hat if he went outside of his...
Battle Malone Barksdale was married to his wife Grace for 66 years. They were married on 29 August 1939. After they...
On the morning of 7 December 1941, Roy Boreen enjoyed an early breakfast of pancakes. After breakfast, he went to the...
Moses Hogan was on the USS Montgomery (DD-121) when Pearl Harbor was attacked. As one of three stewards, he cooked and...
Earl Williams was a B-17 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] assistant crew chief flying with...
Donald Stratton recalls that none of the men were sleeping [Annotator's Note: when the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor...
Samson Alexander was at the Lincoln Theater when he heard of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. They showed pictures...
For the year prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the attack was on Sunday, 7 December 1941], James...
Donald Long completed his radio training at Alameda and was transferred by ship to Pearl Harbor as part of VP-12 [...
Louis Conter started 7 December 1941 aboard USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor. It was his practice to substitute for...
Robert Templet believes that there was a lack of preparation for an enemy attack at Pearl Harbor during the weeks...
Donald Hoff's plane was not bothered [Annotator's Note: by Japanese fighters during the second strike of the Battle of...
The platoon leader, company commander, and the battalion weapons officer approached Arthur Jackson [Annotator's Note:...
Paul Lefever related in depth his mission to destroy a well protected V-2 rocket manufacturing site in Stettin [...
Lincoln Piazzo was recommended for the Medal of Honor for a mission over the most highly fortified area of the Pacific...
The following morning, Leon Williamson was sent to attack two heavy cruisers west of Midway Island [Annotator's Note:...
When Louis Smith's transport ship [Annotator's Note: USS Knox (APA-46)] arrived, among a mass of other ships, at Iwo...
[Annotator's Note: James Billingsley was treated for a shrapnel wound at Parañaque, Philippines and sent back to his...
Herbert W. Ridyard arrived at battalion headquarters prior to the advance on Sinz, Germany and was sent to find a...
[Annotator's Note: Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. served in the Army as the commanding officer of Company E, 2nd Battalion,...
William Roy went below on the Hammann [Annotator's Note: USS Hammann (DD-412)]. Roy found sailors being operated on and...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...
Howard Chandler began to see that he would never survive Auschwitz-Birkenau [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz-Birkenau...
Eva Gross reached the place of selection at Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: she had just completed a terrible three day...
Upon entry into Auschwitz, Benjamin Lesser was told to go to a bathhouse and get undressed. Next, his hair was to be...
Shortly after arriving at Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp complex in German...
Judith Baron lived in a long barrack at Auschwitz. There was a stove in the middle that may have been intended to warm...
Judith Meisel was taken by train to Auschwitz. They were loaded into a car with others who were already there. Feces...

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