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Herbert Stern and his units [Annotator's Note: atthis time Stern was commanding the 909th Field Artillery Battalion and...
The children of the family did not always know, Christian de Marcken clarified, about their parents' sheltering of...
Robert Fisch had contracted a fever. [Annotator's Note: He had been exposed to typhus at the Austrian border on his way...
[Annotator's Note: Gerard Dillon was wounded in France.] Dillon was in the hospital from June to September [Annotator's...
Ben Skardon has ten percent disability because of his feet, as a result of beri beri. A change in his diet helped him...
Norman Mineta and his family were transferred to the Japanese-American internment camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming [...
Judith Baron was imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen. It was absolutely hell. When they first arrived, they slept in tents. It...
The Japanese would push the prisoners down into the bottom of the ships and force them to sleep on wooden platforms....
As they [Annotator's Note: Martin Carmody and John Liska] approached, the entire village came to greet them. Carmody...
John Kerner was having Christmas Eve dinner in Metz, France. He thought they would get to take a day off to reorganize...
Arthur Staymates thought Hess [Annotator's Note: Rudolf Hess was one of the highest ranking Nazi leaders under German...
They [Annotator's Note: Floyd Dumas and the English soldier he had escaped the prisoner of war camp in Cinecitta, Italy...
Lucy Elliot knew of the area off Gentilly Road where Higgins [Annotator's Note: Andrew Jackson Higgins, owner of...
Soon after the Battle of the Philippines, Murphy Burke remembers spending a week at one of the larger ports, Ulithi....
During the invasion of Normandy, Clinton Riddle and most of the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment landed in British Horsa...
Wayne Pierce returned to England after Normandy. The regiment stayed there until September when the paratroopers...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
Returning home from overseas, Alonzo Emerson remembers enjoying steak and fresh milk, two foods they didn't have while...
It was dark when Henry Malec was removed by stretcher from the cellar where he had been treated after being wounded at...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator’s Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany] says...
Moses Hogan doesn't think movies about Pearl Harbor are authentic. After Pearl Harbor, Hogan was on a destroyer [...
William Pena remembers how his battalion commander was a gung-ho, brave, and tall man who refused to stay at the rear...
Very soon, Lorraine Mesken became aware that the Japanese-American citizens in her area were being gathered at the...
Lloyd Guillory made one flight against Rabaul. Rabaul was a Japanese airfield that was a very hot spot. It was bypassed...
Luba Keller says that after being liberated from the concentration camp, more people came in from Radom, Poland, so...
The American troops were taken prisoner, and Alexander Marsh said he marched for three days into the interior of...
Harry Bell could not believe that they were surrendering. They had not fired a shot since leaving the front lines. The...
Communications for John W. Towle and his new French host family was difficult. With the help of a French to English...
Robert Fisch witnessed in the camps an older man talking to the younger people. He personally did not "give a damn"...
Mary Edwards met Harry Truman [Annotator's Note: President Harry S. Truman] when he was a congressman in charge of the...
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
Jimmy Doi and his family were informed in March [Annotator's Note: March 1942] that they were being sent to an...
There was a nice beach [Annotator's Note: in a cove along the Batang Peninsula] where Angus Lorenzen and his fellow...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
Donald Scott was imprisoned by German forces after his B-17 Flying Fortress was shot down over Koblenz, Germany. He was...
When Robert Whitcomb neared the ground [Annotator's Note: after bailing out of his damaged aircraft over Gymnich,...

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