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John Angier first met his crew in the spring of 1944 and then went overseas in a brand-new, shiny, silver B-17 [...
Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
Besides morphine and cigarettes, John Kerner also carried along scotch. Back in England, they were worried the Germans...
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
Richard Baile was given a rigid physical which was going well until they gave him the color blind test again. This time...
After finishing his training, Donald Scott was put on a troop ship to the 8th Air Force field in Knettishall, England...
Curtis Brooks knew the Americans were approaching the Philippines. In 1944, the Japanese military posture in the...
Arnold Debrick has one regret [Annotator's Note: from his time in Company B, 9th Armored Infantry Battalion, 6th...
[Annotator’s Note: This interview is conducted in a question and answer style]. Russell Engel was a navigator in the...
Benjamin Schleider was present at a meeting where Patton [Annotator's Note: US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton...
Annaliese Nossbaum traveled for three days by train from Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
Eugene Vaadi enlisted in the US Army Air Forces at age 20 and was sent to Maxwell Field in Montgomery, Alabama for...
Isaac Edward was drafted into the Army in 1943. His uncle, Joseph Anthony, had gone before him. Boot camp in St. Louis...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Ingrid Radke-Azvedo could tell who was bombing Berlin at night by the sounds of the planes [Annotator's Note: Berlin...
Mark Rubin and his family had been sent to Terezin [Annotator's Note: Theresienstadt transit camp and ghetto in Terezin...
Angus Lorenzen took regular types of classes in the Japanese internment camp at Santo Tomas University in Manila,...
After parachuting into France and landing in trees in the mountains, Melvin Dahlberg and other paratroopers from the...
While in Germany as a spy, Marthe Cohn was only in the south where there were no concentration camps. On the day of the...
Gerald Abbenhaus and his infantry unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 385th Infantry Regiment, 76th...
Arnold Debrick was at a reunion with his wife some years after the war. They arrived early and his old colonel was...
John Moran and the 87th Infantry Division chased the Germans after leaving Ormont, Germany and arrived in a nearby...
Luba Keller was taken to the ammunition factory in Skarżysko, Poland. [Annotator's Note: Now Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland...
John Kerner was around the city of Mortain, France in heavy battle [Annotator's Note: Operation Lüttich, German...
Annaliese Nossbaum and her mother were prisoners in Auschwitz [Annotator’s Note: Auschwitz; a complex of over 40...
Donald Lindquist was an officer in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2 and returned to military service during...
James Siracuse was born in Upper Manhattan [Annotator's Note: New York, New York] in 1920. He was raised there. He...
Robert Mayes knew the end of the war was impending when the Germans were trying to surrender to his unit [Annotator's...
John Kerner thought he would be taking part in the D-Day invasion [Annotator's Note: the invasion of Normandy on 6 June...
Trinidad Ledesma received orders to ship out from Fort Ord [Annotator's Note: in California] at around three or four o'...
Luba Keller was born in May 1926 in Szydłowiec, Poland. She attended school there. She had never seen airplanes as it...
After the war, Harry Bell kept up with several guys he served with but those contacts slowly faded away except for his...
Grant was in town the night before the Stuttgart mission. He had waited around until about 8:00 o'clock before taking...
After the Bulge [Annotator’s Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counteroffensive, 16 December 1944 to 25 January...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...

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