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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...
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...
Bill Toledo saw his first combat on 1 November 1943. He landed on the island of Bougainville [Annotator's Note:...
Paris Tognoli and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment, Americal...
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...
Sidney "Sid" Birns was born in Manhattan[Annotator's Note: Manhattan is one of the five boroughs in New York, New York...
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...
In 1944, after bailing out of his damaged aircraft, Irving Baum [Annotator's Note: a bombardier with the 407th...
After Japan captured the Philippines [Annotator's Note: Fall of the Philippines, invasion by the Empire of Japan, 8...
William Burrus became a technical sergeant when he returned to the United States after the war ended [Annotator's Note...
Eugene Henry Gierka arrived in Le Havre [Annotator's Note: Le Havre, France] and went to Rouen [Annotator's Note: Rouen...
Romay Catherine Johnson Davis was born in October 1919 in King George County, Virginia. It was wonderful growing up...
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...
Matthew Cornelia was born in July 1918 and raised in Rochester, New York. His parents were both born in Ireland. At a...
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...
In the last weeks of the war, Bernard Brown, and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 410th Infantry...
Irwin Medway encountered anti-Semitism in Tennessee. He was beat up by another soldier. It has something to do with...
[Annotator's Note: Helene Bouton still dreams of her Holocaust experiences every night.] She dreams now that it is her...
Irving Baum learned the value of life [Annotator's Note: from his World War 2 experiences]. Everybody needs help...
Eugene Henry Gierka's most memorable experience was his being exposed as an interpreter to a couple hundred Polish...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Betty Soskin how the values of World War 2 shaped her personal values and her...

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