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On 23 February [Annotator's Note: 23 February 1945] they were out [Annotator's Note: of the Los Baños internment camp...
Wilbur Rogers laughs at remembering the reward for picking up a downed pilot: ice cream. For each man a ship picked up...
Benjamin Lesser experienced a horrific raid on the Bochnia Ghetto. Afterward, loud speakers demanded that anyone left...
When they [Annotator's Note: Walter Imahara and many of the other Japanese-Americans interned at the Jerome War...
Charles Coolidge went into Anzio during the day then started moving that night for a planned attack the next morning....
Hana Zoltz arrived at Auschwitz by train. Many people had died during the forced journey. They were confined in the...
Benjamin Lesser reached Hungary. He had to register in the Police Office to define his uncle as his guardian. During...
Isabella Karle said that certain measures were taken to insure against radiation sickness, including the daily...
[Annotators Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking Franklin Denius to talk about the build up to the...
Jack Brukman found everything to be out of whack for them when they arrived at their destination [Annotator's Note: the...
When Charles Coolidge was in Italy Patton did not mean a thing to him. Coolidge passed a vehicle with General Patton in...
Thomas Crosby had bad asthma as a child, so while he was living in the internment camp, he slept in a bed by the window...
Rosemarie Weber went to school in the camp but didn't learn very much. She didn't finish 8th grade. Learning wasn't the...
William Pena and his men took up a position in the town across from what was a girl’s school run by nuns. That morning...
As a pilot in VB-6 [Annotator's Note: Bombing Squadron 6 (VB-6)], Tony Schneider sailed aboard the USS Enterprise (CV-6...
David Oreck guesses he was on between five and ten missions as a navigator on a B-29 [Annotator's Note: Boeing B-29...
John W. Towle spent time in Scotland after arriving from the United States on the Queen Elizabeth. He rode a train from...
Robert Templet served on the USS Roxanne (AKA-37) after serving on Maui. The Roxanne would bring supplies to the troops...
After crossing the equator without initiation, David Verlander landed in Noumea, New Caledonia. He was trucked to an...
Robert Knudson wasn't surprised, but was disappointed that his colorblindness disqualified him from being on a ship. He...
Malcolm Johnson was a civilian contractor working on Wilkes Island when the Japanese attacked Wake Island. He...
Firman Balza lost track of time until mid-afternoon. He heard that his division officer, Mr. Crow, had been killed by...
While fighting on Iwo Jima, Roy Stewart can recall one time when his company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Bud Loring how he got out of his burning aircraft over France.] He just climbed...
Gonzales was 10 years old when the Japanese invaded [Annotator's Note: Manila, Philippine Islands]. At the time he...
Onesi was born in Pennsylvania, but moved to Niagara Falls, New York at a young age. He was drafted into the Air Force...
Rogers was born in Saltville, Virginia on 1 January 1915.He graduated from high school in 1932 during the middle of the...
Mack was born in his grandparent’s home. He lived there as an infant. When he got a little older his parents moved to a...
Hopkins grew up on a small farm in Georgia. It was a tenant farm. Hopkins father was farming a piece of property that...
Ehlers served in Company L and Company C of the 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. He enlisted in October...
Leisey was born in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania May 10th, 1923. He moved to Honey Brook, Pennsylvania where he ended up...
Lyle Bouck did not like the taste of the food. The men were marched to a town east of Losheim and put in the basement...
They [Annotator's Note: the Japanese] let some of the Red Cross packages go to pot. They would put them in store house...
1 morning the prisoners were called out. They were usually called out every morning so the Japanese could do a head...
Freddie Ohr was sitting around in a tent for two and a half days. Sandborne informed him that there would not be a test...
Leonard Spivey noted that there was a lot of commotion when they were burrowing through the tunnel. Some of the guys in...

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