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Francis Higgins says a female off camera had his uncle in a spell. [Annotator's Note: His uncle was Andrew Jackson...
In Room 28 of the Hamburg Barracks at Terezin, Ela Weissberger had three friends of the same last name, Hannah, Helga,...
[Annotator's Note: Clarence Herbert Weatherwax served in the Army as a communications specialist in Headquarters...
For Vernon Leopold, being from a Jewish background was unpleasant in Germany as there had been latent anti-Semitism...
Eva Gross saw anti-Semitism as a natural part of her life. It became more and more prevalent after the government...
In January 1944, Anthony Stefanelli and his unit [Annotator's Note: 36th Engineer Combat Regiment] participated in the...
William Lansford continued training while he was in Hawaii waiting for the Raiders who had carried out the raid on...
The first of the three battles that stands out to William Lansford was at Asamana on 11 November [Annotator's Note: 11...
Richard Baile was given a rigid physical which was going well until they gave him the color blind test again. This time...
James Weller volunteered as a gung-ho young man looking for trouble. He enjoyed his war years and the people he met....
A great deal of camaraderie had been established in the unit, especially among the guys Fred Hirsekorn had been in the...
Philip Dunford was on a huge transport ship that was full of troops. One person had been overseas once and told him he...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
By daylight, combat started again. Mark Gordon Hazard, Jr. and Swaney [Annotator's Note: Arthur Swanson from Boston,...
While heading to the invasion of Iwo Jima, Richard Nummer's convoy of ships was joined by numerous ships at Saipan....
George Scholes was flown to Pearl Harbor, which was just a muddy mess then. Much of the damage from the attack had been...
[Annotator's Note: Orville Bethard served as an Electrician’s Mate aboard the USS St. Lo (CVE-63) which was sunk during...
Norman Hatch, along with a group of other servicemen, boarded a train for Washington DC on a Sunday morning. Most of...
Edward Stone began his morning duty [Annotator’s Note: 7 December 1941 aboard the USS Pyro (AE-1) in Pearl Harbor] with...
On the morning of 7 December 1941, Roy Boreen enjoyed an early breakfast of pancakes. After breakfast, he went to the...
Louis Conter started 7 December 1941 aboard USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor. It was his practice to substitute for...
Eva Gross returned to Auschwitz as the war was nearing its end. Her mother was with her. Her mother was a very forward...
Glen Jostad was a radio man and gunner on a Boeing B-17 heavy bomber. He flew multiple missions against German...
Jack Brukman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 498th Bombardment Group, 73rd Bombardment Wing] eventually moved from...
David Oreck enlisted in the US Army Air Forces in 1942 after the attack on Pearl Harbor. He wanted to fly in the Air...
Sidney Philips remembers being in San Diego for two weeks [Annotators Note: after returning from his combat tour in the...
Captain Smith was surprised to see John M. Roberts and his buddies show up as he had them listed as missing in action....
Blanche Gangwere went to Bad Neuenahr, Germany on the Danube River near Cologne. She always wanted to make it to Bonn...
The barracks Charles Womack and the other Marines stayed in when they were on Pavuvu the first time were still there...
Sterling Mace and the Marines on Ngesebus Island were told that they were headed back to Pavuvu. They were allowed to...
Douglas Harper remembers everyone starting to talk about going home [Annotator's Note: after the war in the Pacific...
When John Moran was in Belgium during the Battle of Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
When he left Hammond in mid 1943, Frank Patti went to Camp Beauregard in Alexandria, Louisiana, where he was issued...
Dominic Martello had to carry a wounded German soldier after he was captured. He had been shot. Martello fell down...
Charles Davis then went to Kula Gulf. [Annotator's Note: The Battle of Kula Gulf took place in the early hours of 6...
Robert Freligh’s crewman Sam Plonski was from the Boston area, and Peter Sanchez from the Chicago area. He always flew...

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