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[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...
As the Russians were nearing Auschwitz in 1945, Simon Braitman and 765 others were sent to Mauthuasen [Annotator's Note...
James Pringle signed up to fight in the war. The majority of them [Annotator's Note: Black Americans] had. It was not...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Carrel Reavis why he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, or CCC, as a...
Helen Kushnir is just beginning to realize that it mattered [Annotator's Note: being a woman working in a factory for...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Micha Tomkiewicz how his mother coped with her experiences in the concentration...
Coming back to the United States was better than going over for William King. King did not like the regimentation of...
[Annotator's Note: George Alaniz arrived in San Diego, California after being severely wounded on Attu Island, Alaska...
[Annotator's Note: Alan Moskin took part in the liberation of Gunskirchen Lager, a subcamp of the Mauthausen-Gusen...
Alan Moskin thought we [Annotator's Note: the United States] had gotten rid of all of it [Annotator's Note: the hatred...
Simon Braitman says that the Jews were marched from Zwoleń to Garbatka [Annotator's Note: both in Poland] by foot and...
Ernest Jackson feels it is important for children to learn about World War 2. Each war is different. World War 2 was...
At times, it was rough for Rosemary Ramsey as an Italian in America. The worst was Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She and her...
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...
Vernon Tweedt does not recall where he was when a trainload of people came through the town. They were packed like...
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...
Calvin Elliott did not use the G.I. Bill. He had an occupation. He worked with women all of his life. When he retired,...
John Bellecci does not think that American society today understands World War 2. Education is what won that war for us...
Simon Braitman cried when he was liberated [Annotator’s Note: by the 71st Infantry Division on 4 May 1945]. He could...
Samson Alexander's most memorable experience of World War 2 was when Harry Truman [Annotator's Note: Harry S. Truman,...
Daniel Samuelson was a gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. He loved the plane, but it had nothing for...
Marthe Cohn left school and became a modiste, or hat maker, with her sister in the center of Metz, France. Her sister...

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