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William Fili was concerned about what his parents were feeling, but it would drive him nuts if he thought about it too...
Lawrence Angst was born in July 1923 in Barberton, Ohio. His mother and father were young and struggled through the...
Reading, writing, and arithmetic were important to black people when Samson Alexander was growing up. They knew they...
[Annotator's Note: Simon Braitman was dressed to look like he was older so he would be chosen to leave the Zwoleń...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded over the city on...
The Japanese were friendly towards children, so Angus Lorenzen did not fear them. He talked with them until about four...
George Mitchell feels he was in an outfit that had always denied them being a part of it, the Marine Corps. He feels he...
William Burrus became a technical sergeant when he returned to the United States after the war ended [Annotator's Note...
Amelia Taylor was born in December 1923 in Santa Monica, California. She grew up there during the Great Depression....
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...
Carroll George enlisted in the Coast Guard because it is always looking out for the welfare of others. It saves lives...
Joseph Orlando was assigned to Hingham Naval Ammunition Depot, Hingham, Massachusetts to be a Drill Instructor but it...
Leon Grunte ended up in London, England and started training to be a nurse. He wanted to stay there. London was fun. He...
Maud Dahme and her family traveled to America by ship [Annotator's Note: from the Netherlands]. She remembers seeing...
Henry Armstrong never got concerned about Communism after World War 2. He had faith in his country that we would not be...
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...
Alan Moskin always says he is one of the lucky ones. He got emotional some time ago speaking and some of the guilt...
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...
Robert Barnett came back to the United States through the Panama Canal on Christmas Day, 1945 to join the Atlantic...
Isaac Edward could not find much work after being discharged at the end of the war so he volunteered for the US Air...
On 4 May 1945, near the end of the war, Alan Moskin and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 66th Infantry Regiment, 71st...
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...
Life in the displaced persons camp [Annotator's Note: in Hamburg, Germany] did not require work for Leon Grunte. The...
Ryan O'Brien and a friend went to watch the LA Bulldogs [Annotator's Note: Los Angeles Bulldogs] playing against the...
Martin Richard was moved to several different places. They were in some town between the frontlines and Paris. They...
In Denmark, Leon Grunte really only did some marching as his military training [Annotator's Note: as a Latvian...

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