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.

Lily Sawada and her husband devoted their lives to the church as missionaries. She did not know her future husband...
Robert Curl liked serving in the Navy. The food was good and he enjoyed his time in service. There was one thing he...
Mahlen Arledge arrived at home from his overseas service without fanfare or even a greeting. He was glad to get back to...
Julian Siebert was asked soon after the war in Europe if he was ready to go back home. He boarded a ship and returned...
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...
Chester Biernacki returned to the United States and had two companies assigned to him. He then volunteered to go to the...
Ray Felts' reassignment brought him to Tsingtao on the Shantung Peninsula, famous for its brewery. Felts had lost his...
Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) were with Admiral Spruance [Annotator's Note: US Navy Admiral Raymond...
After they left France, Harry Bell's wife joined him and they toured Switzerland and Germany. They flew into Frankfurt...
Burton Johnson organized POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camps by first getting the engineers to establish a...
Julian Siebert was taken by his German captors to Stalag XII-A. As far as he could see, there were just American...
Robert Fulton's low points in captivity included Red Cross packages not distributed to the POWs [Annotator's Note:...
Glen Jostad was first held in a German prisoner of war camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft VI in Heydekrug, Germany,...
Robert Fulton was not interrogated while a prisoner in Japan except at Ōfuna. The people of Java were very hostile...
Glen Jostad found the food to be very meager and poor in the prisoner of war Stalag near Heydekrug, Germany [Annotator'...
Donelson Houseman was put in a truck, along with about five others who were also in bad shape, and sent to a town near...
Jack Skaggs and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] from Wake Island were marched about five miles to...
Jack Skaggs was transferred from the Kiangwan POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp to Osaka, Japan in August...
Glen Jostad learned while being a prisoner of the Germans that everything is valuable. He managed to create a trap for...
Jack Skaggs worked on roads in Shanghai as a POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war]. The POWs could take food out to...
Jack Skaggs saw several POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] accidentally killed by the electrical wire surrounding...
Arturo Camacho’s unit was moved to Corregidor, and trained to take over the 12-inch mortar at Battery [Annotator’s Note...
Burton Johnson had over 1,500 Japanese prisoners in the massive POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] camp in...
Food was extremely scarce for Hugh Colbert and his comrades in German prison camp. Morning rations consisted of a half...
Josephine Pescatore prayed when Cardinal Spellman gave a talk to a large group of troops before she went overseas....
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as an A-20 pilot in the 669th Bombardment Squadron, 416th...
Elmo Espree was impressed with the huge size of the first camp he trained at. Customarily, the service facilities are...
In Hawaii, they [Annotator's Note: James Goodrich and the rest of the 5th Marine Division] trained for the landing on...
Edward Stone was aboard the Pyro [Annotator's Note: USS Pyro (AE-1)] and found the ship had good cooks. That was...
When Harry Bell and the other prisoners arrived [Annotator's Note: at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany] they were...
Ben Skardon was first incarcerated at Camp O'Donnell [Annotator's Note: former American military reservation on Luzon,...
Charles Fitts, Jr. and the other prisoners were taken to a bunker. There, they realized just how many of the men had...
[Annotator's Note: Gerhard Franzky served in the Waffen SS as a communications officer in Headquarters, 22nd Regiment,...
Harold Gournay was captured by the Germans and taken by truck from Yugoslavia to Austria. [Annotator's Note: Gournay...
Max Finesmith did not have time to think after his bomber had been fatally damaged. Everything was happening so fast...
Roger Bowers describes the camp guards [Annotator's Note: at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany] as mostly SS troops [...

Pages