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Arthur Pendleton was happy to get off of Cape Gloucester. They were there during the monsoon season. It was a terribly...
Upon reaching the port in Cherbourg, France, Henry Malec saw remnants of ships all around. He did not have time to...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Elisabeth Bolster and her husband left Bremerhaven for America. There were four tier bunk beds on the ship. There were...
Wayne Pierce felt the night attack on Cauyuigy was the right thing to do. The attack failed because the 400 Americans...
Most of the inmates of the Dachau concentration camp spoke Hebrew which Arthur Seltzer could somewhat communicate with...
Louis Frydman was removed from the Warsaw ghetto. A train took the surviving ghetto uprising participants to Majdanek...
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
Luna Kaufman had to pack just one valise for her transfer out of the ghetto [Annotator's Note: the Cracow ghetto was...
During the entire year of 1943, Alexander White and his father worked at the air base and lived in the barracks. In...
John Rogers found dug in tanks that were dispersed throughout [Annotator's Note: throughout Germany]. One time, they...
One of Elmo Bell's superiors [Annotator's Note: he does not specify who] doubted the effectiveness of the pathfinder...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator's Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany],...
Richard Witaker faced many hardships on Okinawa. Troops suffered from fatigue resulting from tension and lack of sleep...
Arnold Debrick was at a reunion with his wife some years after the war. They arrived early and his old colonel was...
In March 1945, Robert Gorman learned that he was a father. He received a telegram giving him the news. Everyone in his...
Alex Lopez remembers having a difficult time when he was in Czechoslovakia. His unit [Annotator's Note: the 314th...
Reva Kibort and other inmates were gathered up again and put into boxcars [Annotator's Note: the inmates were forced to...
David Roderick moved to the coast near Weymouth and was put into a marshalling yard. They were kept in secret. No one...
There were a lot of cases where there were no NCOs [Annotator's Note: non-commissioned officers]. Roland Chaisson says...
William Epperson saw the concentration camp at Dachau while he was stationed in Munich. The first attempt had been...
Thomas Kingsley experienced unforgettable sights as he participated in the liberation of the concentration camp at...
Louis Frydman ended up in Allach, which was a sub-camp in the Dachau complex of camps. The prisoners were being sent...
Leslie Aigner and the other inmates were weak when they entered the camp [Annotator's Note: Dachau concentration camp...
Harry Watson described the daily routine of the Segundo [Annotator's Note: USS Segundo (SS-398)]. They would surface at...
He never wants to forget how bad war is, and Francis Resta said he will always protest American involvement in...
Nathan Taffel and his brother were forced by the Germans to leave their labor camp and begin a death march. The weather...
Benjamin Lesser could hear the front closing in on the rock quarry where they worked. The inmates were told that they...
Luba Keller was taken to the ammunition factory in Skarżysko, Poland. [Annotator's Note: Now Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland...
Frank Pomroy describes Johnny Rivers in detail saying the he liked to drink quite a bit and punched a hole in their...
Harold Joslin was an intercept operator [Annotator's Note: communication code specialist who interpreted enemy coded...
June Tinker's older sister went to Patterson Field, Ohio for defense work training. Tinker went to Charleston, West...
Mildred Aupied worked on three Liberty ships at Delta [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
Gabriel Spinelli began his active duty in March 1943. His basic training took place in Sacramento at a facility that...
Shifted about, Alexander Marsh didn't feel he had been adequately trained in any position. Nevertheless, he got orders...
During the trip overseas, Lewis Guidry and the other men aboard ship were only fed two meals per day. They traveled...

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