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Carroll George enlisted in the Coast Guard because it is always looking out for the welfare of others. It saves lives...
[Annotator's Note: This interview is conducted with a group of Navajo veterans present, many of whom answer questions...
[Annotator's Note: This interview is conducted with a group of Navajo veterans present, many of whom answer questions...
Bill Toledo was sent to code talker [Annotator's Note: person employed by the military to use a little-known language...
The only time Capers Andrews Holmes, Jr.'s base was attacked was when a group of German fighters followed Holmes' bomb...
In Anzio [Annotator's Note: Battle of Anzio, 22 January 1944 to 5 June 1944, Anzio, Italy] at night, they [Annotator's...
In France, J.M. "Jimmy" Fried, Jr. entered his first combat action [Annotator's Note: with the 28th Infantry Division...
As Lee O. McKinnon was on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Calvert (APA-32)] that had reached North Africa for an...
Bill Schwartz [Annotator's Note: assigned to the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division] calls his combat...
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],...
Albert Pultz Lochra, Jr. and his crew [Annotator's Note: 351st Bombardment Squadron, 100th Bombardment Group, 8th Air...
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...
Philemon Andrews Saint Amant saw some graves of members of the German Army and some of them were Jewish. Saint Amant's...
Robert Boeke and his men [Annotator's Note: 341st Infantry Regiment, 86th Infantry Division] talked about the people...
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...
Harold Stanford Cole did not experience segregation while he was growing up. When he got into the service, he did not...
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...
F.M. Richard Simons was a disc jockey for a while and then had enough points [Annotator's Note: a point system was...
Robert Barnett came back to the United States through the Panama Canal on Christmas Day, 1945 to join the Atlantic...
[Annotator's Note: There is a loud hissing noise throughout this clip.] Bernard B. "Bernie" Bluestein remembers when...
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...
Helene Minehira [Annotator's Note: a person of Japanese descent living in Hawaii] and her family were forces off their...
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...

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