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Louis Zamperini qualified for the 1936 Olympics and went to New York to compete with Don Lash [Annotator's Note: Donald...
Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
Charles Harrison said the war was over just in time, because none of the prisoners of war he was among could have lived...
During World War 2, Rachel Lazarus and her mother were in a concentration camp together. She recalled one day, while...
After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
James Odom was excited to travel into the unknown, leaving home on a Greyhound bus bound for Dallas, then taking his...
Continuing his sequence of experiences, John Laster described a personal injury that was not the consequence of combat...
According to Thomas Payn, the Atlantic convoys were under attack from E-boats [Annotator's Note: German Schnellboot or...
Holocaust survivor Ernest Gross gives talks in the schools to teach them not to hate and to get along with each other....
Joyce Leblanc said she usually went to school as normal. The teachers came to a point where they wouldn't even...
Next, Stanley Stewart was sent to Jacksonville Air Station [Annotator's Note: Naval Air Station Jacksonville] in...
[Annotator's Note: Wilhelm Gehlen was a boy growing up in Viersen, Germany during World War 2. He was in the Jungvolk...
John Rogers enjoyed the Air Force officer that served with them. He was always able to locate a chicken to eat. It was...
Richard Scheerer never spoke much about the war after he got home. He just wanted to forget it. It was a four year...
When Dale LeBlanc heard the news that the battle [Annotator's Note: Battle of Okinawa] was over he was relieved. One...
Raymond VanDuzer was liberated by an advance echelon of American troops. The American soldiers marched the prisoners...
James Thomas Womack's ship [Annotator's Note: USS St. Louis (CL-49)] was on patrol duty until they were able to get...
Ogden Saik had a few other items he wanted to cover. He said he considered himself a member of the "Poor Man's Navy."...
Michael Linquata went to France from Dover, England on an English troopship. He saw the white cliffs of Dover. It was...
As a member of a new P-47 [Annotator's Note: Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter aircraft] fighter group [Annotator's...
Joseph Haines was not worried about going overseas. Everything was new to him and he got to see things he had never...
Henry A. Tacket and his boat, the USS PC-600 [Annotator's Note: a patrol craft] were assigned duty as escort for a...
Besides morphine and cigarettes, John Kerner also carried along scotch. Back in England, they were worried the Germans...
While in Burma, Herbert Auerbach saw American transport aircraft resupply Allied troops with airdrops. Bags of rice...
On 5 January 1945, Carl Beck and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry...
[Annotators Note: Fred Hirsekorn served in the army as a gunner, then tank commander, and finally tank platoon...
William Lansford served as a machine gunner in the weapons platoon of Company E, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion on...
Jeannine Burk's mother died in February [Annotator's Note: 1950] and the trip to New York was in May. The purpose of...
Laszlo Schwarc wanted to talk about the World War 2 veterans. He said when he was in the displaced persons camp he saw...
About three months after returning, Jeannine Burk's sister received a letter from a family named Mike and Frieda Savage...
James Marks was on a ship that was carrying people to American Samoa. The ship tied up at the pier and he decided to...
Frank Pomroy had decided to go on a third invasion regardless of whether or not he would be sent home. The Marines drew...
Francis Higgins says a female off camera had his uncle in a spell. [Annotator's Note: His uncle was Andrew Jackson...
During the 13 months that Richard McEwen was in combat, he described the Japanese activity where he was as a "backup...

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