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Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
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...
Joseph Haines was not worried about going overseas. Everything was new to him and he got to see things he had never...
Besides morphine and cigarettes, John Kerner also carried along scotch. Back in England, they were worried the Germans...
Norris Bucksell was in Italy during World War 2 as a litter-bearer in the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry...
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...
Helen Gagel was sent to Texas to an Army Hospital at Fort Brooke, Texas. She was sent from there to Chickasha, Oklahoma...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was 15 years old when she and her family were taken by train from the Nowe Miasto Ghetto. They rode...
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...
Paul Bosworth was sent to Flagstaff, Arizona for training. He started shooting up all of the beautiful cactuses there....
Everybody was scraping by during the Great Depression. Martin Brignac and his family made out with what they had. They...
[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...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
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...
After the Allies broke through at Saint-Lô, France [Annotator’s Note: Operation Cobra in July 1944], things got a lot...
The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944 to 25...
Ingrid Radke-Azvedo could tell who was bombing Berlin at night by the sounds of the planes [Annotator's Note: Berlin...
George Colburn had never been away from home until arriving at Parris Island [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Recruit...
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,...
Micha Tomkiewicz was about three years old when he was put in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp with his mother and...
After being turned down by the Navy for being blind in one eye, Clifton Trahan was accepted into the US Merchant Marine...
Lloyd Dendy and another man were on the side of a bomb crater and got blown out of their foxhole. They both vibrated...
After parachuting into France and landing in trees in the mountains, Melvin Dahlberg and other paratroopers from the...
Nick Cristiano was shot down on 15 April 1945. He was in prison for five and a half months [Annotator's Note: he was...
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...

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