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Leon Bass went from England to France. They [Annotator's Note: the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion (Colored)] got...
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...
Lee O. McKinnon was born in Valdosta, Georgia in August 1925. He was raised by his mother and grandfather and worked on...
Being a Cajun [Annotator's Note: a member of self-contained communities in southern Louisiana of French Canadian...
Leon Grunte was supposedly still a German paratrooper when he left Denmark. There were no parachutes left or planes for...
Curtis Brooks and his family had been on a vacation trip aboard the SS Potsdam and encountered a Nazi ceremony taking...
Alan Moskin was drafted out of Syracuse [Annotator's Note: in Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York]. He went into...
Ittsei Nakagawa was born in Fresno, California and lived in Orange Cove [Annotator's Note: Orange Cove, California] in...
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...
Prior to Operation Market Garden [Annotator's Note: Operation Market Garden, 17 to 25 September 1944, Netherlands],...
[Annotator's Note: Itka Bloch was sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp near Bergen, Germany.] Two of her...
Erna Deiglmayr visited Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note: Bergen-Belsen concentration camp near Bergen, Germany] with...
Reading, writing, and arithmetic were important to black people when Samson Alexander was growing up. They knew they...
Alfons Robert Kleindienst and his family moved to Germany after World War 2 began [Annotator's Note: his father, Alfons...
When Calvin Moore arrived at Camp Lejeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North...
Moise S. Steeg, Jr. went to Officer Candidate School in Miami, Florida. He finished in the upper one percent of the...
[Annotator's Note: Simon Braitman was dressed to look like he was older so he would be chosen to leave the Zwoleń...
They [Annotator's Note: Leon Bass and the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion (Colored)] stopped near Weimar [Annotator's...
[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...
[Annotator's Note: Helene Bouton still dreams of her Holocaust experiences every night.] She dreams now that it is her...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Betty Soskin how the values of World War 2 shaped her personal values and her...
Carroll George enlisted in the Coast Guard because it is always looking out for the welfare of others. It saves lives...
In France, J.M. "Jimmy" Fried, Jr. entered his first combat action [Annotator's Note: with the 28th Infantry Division...
As Lee O. McKinnon was on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Calvert (APA-32)] that had reached North Africa for an...

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