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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...
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...
Marthe Cohn decided she and her family needed to leave Poitiers, France and cross into unoccupied territory after a...
Micha Tomkiewicz and his family were living in the ghetto in Warsaw, Poland. Because of his father's Polish Army...
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,...
Samson Alexander was the first black fireman in the Air Force. He was given a certificate from the Treasury Department...
Luba Keller was born in May 1926 in Szydłowiec, Poland. She attended school there. She had never seen airplanes as it...
George Hardy's unit had one loss in training at Walterboro [Annotator's Note: Walterboro Army Air Field, South Carolina...
George Hardy got news that he was going to Keesler [Annotator's Note: Keesler Field, now Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi...
Marthe Cohn was a Jewish citizen of Metz, France. French Colonel La Rocque [Annotator's Note: François de La Rocque;...
Norris Bucksell arrived in Italy with the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry Division July 1944. They went...
Norris Bucksell was born in August 1921 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Valena C. Jones Elementary School. He...
Heavyweight champion Joe Louis [Annotator's Note: Joseph Louis Barrow, professional boxer] joined the Army. Samson...
Samson Alexander's grandfather was named Eddie Spencer. During the Great Depression, his grandfather ran off a...
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...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks about Dr. Rothacker Smith, a medic in the Medical Section, 2nd Battalion, 366th...
Annaliese Nossbaum was in Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp and ghetto; Terezin, Czech...
George Hardy always considered himself a fighter pilot. The bigger guys were being trained to be bomber pilots. He only...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Micha Tomkiewicz how his mother coped with her experiences in the concentration...
President Truman [Annotator's Note: President Harry S. Truman] integrated the military. Norris Bucksell's brother-in-...
In 1944, John Campbell came back from Karachi Annotator's Note: Karachi, Pakistan] with a load of British trucks to...
The Japanese surrendered while George Hardy was on a ship returning home. He and his outfit landed shortly after that...
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:...
Samson Alexander says the Japanese people [Annotator's Note: Japanese-Americans] were the backbone of Americanism...
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...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer switches to Jay Christopher Atkins who asks Robert Mayes how it felt to have two...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks about two ships, the Patria and the Struma that carried Jewish refugees to the...

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