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Coleen Landry's father was an air raid warden and drills would be held weekly. His job included making sure there were...
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...
Growing up in Metz, France, Marthe Cohn experienced some anti-Semitism. When she was six, she and her siblings were at...
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...
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...
After the end of the war, Malcolm Johnson was awarded the Bronze Star. [Annotator's Note: The Bronze Star Medal is a U....
Itka Zygmuntowicz was born in April 1926 in Ciechanów, Poland. It was a small town. They lived in two different places...
When Martin Richard was inducted into the service, he could choose his branch of service. You could not volunteer, you...
Curtis Brooks and his family had been on a vacation trip aboard the SS Potsdam and encountered a Nazi ceremony taking...
Reading, writing, and arithmetic were important to black people when Samson Alexander was growing up. They knew they...
The Japanese were friendly towards children, so Angus Lorenzen did not fear them. He talked with them until about four...
Norman Bussel spent Christmas 1944 at Stalag Luft IV [Annotator’s Note: Stalag Luft IV (Stammlager Luft IV), Gross...
Growing up, Samson Alexander used to follow around his brother who was in Boy Scouts. The white people had what they...
Samson Alexander says the people in New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] were not for the marching [...
Samson Alexander did a lot of things in the Civil Rights Movement. He did not know people had become hardened and mean...
Micha Tomkiewicz fills his time trying to informally study and understand the history of the Holocaust. For him, the...
Joseph Orlando was assigned to Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot, Hingham, Massachusetts to be a Drill Instructor but it...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator's Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany],...
Carey Eleser was a Navy Armed Guard radioman aboard the SS David B. Johnson. They left Charleston, South Carolina and...
Luba Keller was taken to the ammunition factory in Skarżysko, Poland. [Annotator's Note: Now Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland...
Arnold Debrick got separated from his unit in Bastogne, Belgium and hitched a ride on a passing truck. When he got off...
Annaliese Nossbaum and her mother were prisoners in Auschwitz [Annotator’s Note: Auschwitz; a complex of over 40...
Isaac Edward could not find much work after being discharged at the end of the war so he volunteered for the US Air...
Joseph Haines was drafted in April 1944. He was sent to Camp Lee, Virginia. He got off the train and there were two...
Samson Alexander got the idea to join the US Air Force but did not have a college education. The principal of his...
Gerald Abbenhaus had wanted to become a liaison officer for his regiment, but the war ended before it could happen. A...
Martin Richard was moved to several different places. They were in some town between the frontlines and Paris. They...
Samson Alexander was in the Air Force during the Korean conflict. He had a girlfriend in Denver [Annotator's Note:...
Russell Brien was born in June 1925 in Houma, Louisiana. His father was a sugar cane farmer and Brien would run to the...
Trinidad Ledesma was born in November 1924 in Downey, California. His parents did not speak English. They only spoke...
Marthe Cohn was born in April 1920 in Metz, Lorraine, France. Life was a little different from the rest of France as...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewee is reading something and talking to someone before the start of the inetrview.] Mark...

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