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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...
Itka Bloch waited a long time to come to America. She likes America very much. She had a choice and picked America. You...
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...
After the Battle of the Ruhr Pocket, Seymour Reitman and his division [Annotator's Note: Reitman was a member of...
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...
Ora Hicks worked as a nurse for five years at Charity Hospital [Annotator's Note: in New Orleans, Louisiana], from 1936...
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...
James Jordan and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 333rd Engineer Special Service Regiment] were...
Dr. Norman Francis was drafted into the Army after graduating from law school [Annotator's Note: in 1956]. He graduated...
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...
Samson Alexander was in the Air Force during the Korean conflict. He had a girlfriend in Denver [Annotator's Note:...
Kenneth Weiland was assigned to the 866th Aviation Engineer Battalion attached to the 8th Army. He was in A Company....
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...
Seymour Reitman was born in 1925 in Philadelphia [Annotator's Note: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], but moved to Atlantic...
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...
Ivan Bodis-Wollner was born in October 1937 in Szeged, Hungary. The first registration on his mother's side for noble-...
Angus Lorenzen was born in August 1935 in Carlisle, England. His family home was in China but expatriates had to go...

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