The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Carl Landwehr was born in 1925 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His family never had a lot of money, but they never really...
Lester Hull and his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery C, 976th Field Artillery Battalion] spent several months in North...
Irma Darphin was born in Orange, Texas in August 1922. Her family moved to Crowley, Louisiana when she was one year old...
They [Annotator's Note: Raymond VanDuzer and the rest of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th...
Paul Pizzolongo was already in the Army and was returning from maneuvers in Pennsylvania when he heard about Pearl...
Edward LaPorta does not recall the date he was captured at Kasserine Pass in North Africa. He believes that the reason...
Paula Knobler was lucky that she worked at a camp not in the German territory [Annotator's Note: the camp was in...
Robert Rosendahl got out of Camp O'Donnell and went on a detail north of a town called Cabanatuan where he was put to...
Jimmie Dyer went overseas on a ship that was designed as a tanker. It was a sorry piece of machinery. It was a tough...
Samuel Malta voyaged from New Zealand to New Caledonia. He imbibed a potent whiskey while at Nouméa. Missing his ride...
For Gerard Halpern the trip from the United States to Italy was unremarkable except that they ran out of food near the...
The Battle of the Driniumor River ended in August of 1944 after the Japanese 18th Army had been completely decimated....
John Rogers recalls that the area they were operating in and out of was Modave, Belgium. Modave was where they lost the...
After 49 days and three ships, and enduring the most horror and terror and fear Ben Skardon had ever known, he was...
When assigned to the USS Helena (CL-50) in March 1942, Thomas Tizzard was given leave in Sydney, Australia for R...
Thomas Edgar Morgan, Sr. was assigned to the 1st Marine Division (Reinforced) when they hit Gavutu [Annotator's Note:...
Angus Lorenzen, his sister and mother were internees in the Santo Tomas Camp in Manila, Philippines. On 3 February 1945...
Gerard Dillon was in Vierville [Annotator's Note: Vierville-sur-Mer, France] when he got his first introduction to the...
Arthur Seltzer reached Munich, Germany. The troops could tell the war was coming to an end. That was the location of...
Elisabeth Bolster was on the farm for six years [Annotator's Note: Bolster and her mother found refuge on a farm 20 or...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
Peter Somogyi saw his father taken away within a week of 19 March 1944 [Annotator's Note: the day Germany occupied...
Although Eric Kahn's family was not surprised when his father was arrested, they were concerned because they knew what...
The German occupiers took a portion of the Belgian civilians' food, Christian de Marcken says, and he was responsible...
After having been liberated from Auschwitz, [Annotator’s Note: Auschwitz II-Birkenau; Brzesinka, Poland] Daniel Szafran...
Rothacker Smith entered Sommocolonia on 1 December [Annotator's Note: 1 December 1944] and his last day there was 28...
Occasionally, Louis Massengale said, the guys would pull little tricks, and he described a "hot foot." When lit, a...
When he signed up for the Marines, Louis Massengale was on his way to Montford Point, North Carolina within two days....
Lowell Hughes went from Salerno to Naples, Italy. He did not get any leave for a long time. The landing at Salerno was...
Daniel Szafran and his family had been living in a ghetto in Stryków, Poland for close to a year. They had planted a...
Hana Zoltz was born in Lodz, Poland in 1928. Her father died of hunger in the ghetto. He was only 41 years old. The...
While Robert Max was on the Mauretania, zig zagging across the Atlantic, he knew there were German submarines in the...
Sammy Ray remembered his first night on Peleliu he was stuck down hill with two wounded Marines but the sick bay was up...
When Vincent Pale and his fellow prisoners were liberated by General Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant...

Pages