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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...
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...
Annaliese Nossbaum traveled for three days by train from Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp...
Curtis Brooks and his family had been on a vacation trip aboard the SS Potsdam and encountered a Nazi ceremony taking...
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...
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],...
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...
Gerald Abbenhaus had wanted to become a liaison officer for his regiment, but the war ended before it could happen. A...
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...
Curtis Brooks was born in September 1928 in Manila, Philippines. His father was hired to build power plants in Manila...
Ernest Gross was born in July 1929 in Turc, Romania and he did not have a good life. When he was seven, his father and...
Angus Lorenzen was born in August 1935 in Carlisle, England. His family home was in China but expatriates had to go...
Anneliese Nossbaum was born 8 January 1929 in Guben, Germany but moved to Bonn at age two. Her first experiences in...
Marthe Cohn took the train from Singen to Freiburg, Germany. That was the last time she took a train because every few...
Marthe Cohn decided she and her family needed to leave Poitiers, France and cross into unoccupied territory after a...
Coleen Landry remembers when her parents were told that her brother Reid was missing in action. It took about a month...
Daniel Szafran was already a member of the Palmach [Annotator's Note: "storm troops," the elite force of the Haganah,...
Luba Keller was born in May 1926 in Szydłowiec, Poland. She attended school there. She had never seen airplanes as it...
Marthe Cohn was a Jewish citizen of Metz, France. French Colonel La Rocque [Annotator's Note: François de La Rocque;...
Guy Stern was born Guenther Stern in Hildesheim, Germany in January 1922. He lived in Hildesheim until he left for the...
Mark Rubin says his father Karl was one of the smartest people he's ever known. In 1942, Karl was 31 and in business...
Annaliese Nossbaum was in Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp and ghetto; Terezin, Czech...
Guy Stern rarely interrogated civilians during the war. His partner, Kurt Jasen did interrogate some German businessmen...
Guy Stern was in Louisiana on maneuvers about a month or less. While on maneuvers they had an MP [Annotator's Note:...
Anneliese Nossbaum lived in Bonn, Germany and was proud of the synagogue there where her father was the cantor. As a...
The day after Kristallnacht [Annotator's Note: 11 November 1938], Marthe Cohn's oldest brother and sister went to...
Isaac Edward landed in Florence, Italy with the 92nd Infantry Division. There were combat units next to them that hit a...
Marthe Cohn needed to get the information she was gathering as a French spy in Germany, back to her headquarters often...

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