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[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...
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...
A typical day for Henry Schaller would start with a briefing at four o'clock in the morning. If the target was to be...
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;...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were hiding from the Nazis with a Christian family in Elburg, Netherlands...
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...
Vernon Tweedt and his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery A, 131st Field Artillery Battalion, 36th Infantry Division] were...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Grunte was a Latvian prisoner in a labor camp in the Soviet Union after World War 2.] He was...
Mark Rubin says his father Karl was one of the smartest people he's ever known. In 1942, Karl was 31 and in business...
The Germans interviewed Leon Grunte to join the German work service [Annotator's Note: Reich Labour Service (...
Maud Dahme was born in January 1936 in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Her mother came from Germany where she met her...
Helen Kushnir went to work for DeSoto [Annotator's Note: DeSoto-Warren Plant, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, Michigan]...
[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...
Alan Moskin's father's side is American through and through. His was mother was about two or three years old when she...
George Hardy always considered himself a fighter pilot. The bigger guys were being trained to be bomber pilots. He only...
Daniel Samuelson enlisted in the Army Air Corps and went to Texas for basic training. In high school, he did alright...

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