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There was cholera, dysentery and skin illnesses [Annotator's Note: inside the Auschwitz concentration camp]. Eva...
Ingrid Radke-Azvedo could not fathom seeing a child starving and then sit down and smoke cigarettes and eat the child's...
Luba Keller was taken to the ammunition factory in Skarżysko, Poland. [Annotator's Note: Now Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland...
During one impending Japanese air raid, John Alison jumped into the group commander's upgraded airplane and immediately...
Harold Joslin was an intercept operator [Annotator's Note: communication code specialist who interpreted enemy coded...
[Annotator's Note: Richard Keller served in the Army as the company commander of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 148th...
George A. Sarosi's parents were fully aware of what was happening in Germany prior to the war. His father had been...
On 17 July 1944 Sidney LaPook and the 193rd Field Artillery Group left Kington for Southampton. On 21 July they took a...
Since the unit Gus Gikas led was intended to replace another unit in India that had been deployed for two years, their...
The flight to Chakulia, India took John Elliott and his B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy...
George Roberts took part in the 6 March [Annotator's Note: 6 March 1944] raid over Berlin during which 69 bombers were...
John Alison’s duties also resulted in him being a glider pilot despite never having flown one before. He flew a glider...
[Annotator's Note: Clayton Fisher served in the Navy as a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber pilot in Bombing Squadron 8...
Peter Somogyi met Dr. Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele, also known as the Angel of Death] while he was in...
Peter Somogyi talks to school children. He feels it is important for them to hear the testimony of survivors. What he...
Most of the time, James Marks was the only chaplain assigned to the USS Nassau (CVE-16). If there was another it would...
Wallace Jeffery arrived in Scotland and was transported by train to his new camp in England. He stayed there for four...
Marvin Hill had a famous bandleader aboard his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Harry E. Hubbard (DD-748)]. Eddie Duchin...
Frank Kubiak and his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Vicksburg (CL-86)] went to the Philippines because it was stricken...
Olin Tisdale's newly launched ship was meant to take a Seabee unit to Iwo Jima to refurbish landing strips. However,...
David Flynn has written an account of the events of 7 December 1941. He recorded receiving the announcement of the...
Joseph Rockforte was born in 1922 in what is now Plaquemine, Louisiana. After he was born his father moved the family...
Thomas Murphy was born in New York City in 1926. His mother died during the birth and he was raised by guardians in...
Edward Stone was born in September 1923 in Towanda, Pennsylvania. He grew up in that small town and had an excellent...
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Melvin Munch was born in 1926 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was raised in the portion of the city that was referred to...
Robert Gorman was born in Manchester, Connecticut in July 1922. He had two brothers, but one was killed early in life....
Marvin Hill was born in November 1925 in Louisa County, Virginia, the only male child of six children. His father was...
Benjamin Lesser was born in 1928 in Krakow, Poland. He had two young parents who had two daughters and three sons. Of...
Thomas J. Kingsley was born in July 1925 in Waterloo, Iowa and grew up there. He had an older brother and sister and a...
Bruno Viani was born in Greenwich Village in New York City in 1921. He grew up on a crowded street that was primarily...
Dabney N. Montgomery was born in Selma, Alabama on 18 April 1923. He grew up with five of his siblings from his father’...
John W. Towle was born in June 1921 in Sequoyah Hills. Towle's family moved to a dairy farm in Bearden when he was...
Linda Hope was born in 1939 [Annotator’s Note: She is the daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope]. She never realized the...
Basil Woolf was born in Hackney in London, England in 1923. It was a nice place with large homes. The area is not so...
Henry Joseph Malec was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He lost two brothers, Rudolf and Bruno, to the flu epidemic...

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