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Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
Erna Deiglmayr worked at a fish mine [Annotator's Note: a type of fish market and processing place] for several months...
John Angier first met his crew in the spring of 1944 and then went overseas in a brand-new, shiny, silver B-17 [...
Francis Bucher knows he cannot cover everything in two hours. The Army flew P-40s [Annotator's Note: Curtiss P-40...
[Annotator's Note: Floyd Stahl was assigned to the minesweeper USS Sway (AM-120).] On the troopship over [Annotator's...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Floyd Horne enlisted in the Army Air Forces at Chanute Field in Champaign County, Illinois in July...
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 Marine Corps boot camp, Arthur McHardy was sent to Seattle, Washington to a Navy yard as an MP [Annotator's Note...
William Larson always got caught doing something en route. After he was inducted at Fort Crook [Annotator's Note: now...
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
Marthe Cohn and her whole group went to Quang Tri [Annotator's Note: Quang Tri Province, Vietnam; then French Indochina...
Ittsei Nakagawa's father's side of the family came over to the United States [Annotator's Note: from Japan] around 1904...
On 7 December 1941, Benjamin Albert Glusing was at Camp Bowie [Annotator’s Note: in Brownwood, Texas] without an...
Calvin Elliott decided he wanted to try and be an airplane pilot. He was fascinated by the B-25s [Annotator's Note:...
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...
Thomas Francis Schicker heard that they changed course four different times [Annotator's Note: aboard the USS General...
Arnold Debrick has one regret [Annotator's Note: from his time in Company B, 9th Armored Infantry Battalion, 6th...
[Annotator's Note: Glynn G. Raby, Jr. was with Company H, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division...
Paul Bosworth was sent to Flagstaff, Arizona for training. He started shooting up all of the beautiful cactuses there....
Jack Weiss got off his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Columbia (CL-56)] and went on the South Dakota [Annotator's Note:...
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...
Chester Brewer joined the Army Air Corps and was sent to Midland-Odessa [Annotator's Note: Midland-Odessa, Texas] and...
In the main camp [Annotator's Note: Hoten Camp, Mukden, Manchuria; present day China], Malcolm Ernest and the prisoners...
[Annotator's Note: George Mitchell served on the Commandant's staff in Arlington, Virginia at Headquarters Marine Corps...

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