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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Robert Doolan was born in March 1917 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was wonderful to grow up in Cincinnati and he still loves...
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...
George Hardy does not remember when he heard that the war was over. They knew it was close because they were running...
George Hardy's father persuaded him to not join his brother in the Navy because of the race problem. He would be...

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