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Joseph LaNier joined the United States Navy in February 1944. African-Americans prior to 1942 were not allowed to join...
Jeannine Burk became an American citizen. The club [Annotator's Note: Holocaust survivors club in New Orleans,...
Robert Lewis Curl was born in 1925 in Warrior, Alabama. He had two brothers and one sister. All his siblings were...
Clyde East was born in 1921 on a Virginia tobacco farm. He had eight brothers and sisters. His father was a share...
Eveline Peardon was born in Bayeux, Normandy, France on 5 February 1941. Her father was an officer in the French Navy...
Norman Mineta was born in 1931 in San Jose, California. He had a great childhood in the agricultural community. His...
Marigold "Margot" McNeely was born in London, England in 1926. She moved from London to a small seaside resort called...
Arthur Staymates asked Göring [Annotator's Note: German Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring] why he committed the deeds he...
Joyce Leblanc was born in September 1924 in the County of Kent, the garden of England. Her father was in the British...
Zhanna Dawson and her family moved after the two daughters were offered scholarships at the conservatory [Annotator's...
James Jeter worked for Higgins Shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana. He welded on different vessels but did not know...
When the Hungarian Revolution began, Robert Fisch was in a medical school which was adjacent to a radio station. The...
Walter Ram was taken from the hospital and transported to Frankfurt am Main, Germany for interrogation. He was...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Edward "Babe" Heffron continued fighting into Alsace-Lorraine then Dusseldorf and on to...
Manfred Klepper and his parents were on the water for no more than three hours before his mother and father became...
Norman Mineta became involved in the Asian-American Caucus when President Clinton [Annotator's Note: President William...
Jacob Finkelstein came to the United States on 18 September 1958. He settled in New York and then moved to New Jersey....
Bruno Viani was discharged out of Halloran Hospital in 1945. He had served in the military since before the United...
Robert Inghram knew Roger Bushell. Bushell headed the Escape Committee [Annotator's Note: in Inghram's prisoner of war...
Upon his return to the United States, Dell Lauderdale was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. It was not a good place to be....
Blanche Gangwere was sent to Passau, Germany where she was billeted in an old castle on a hill. The castle was...
Elisabeth Bolster learned to speak English because her mother wanted her to leave the country [Annotator's Note:...
Lowell Brueland named his Mustang [Annotator’s Note: North American P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft] after his half-...