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[Annotator's Note: Jack Werner was born in Vienna, Austria in 1919.] Austria always had politicians who primarily were...
Samson Alexander's grandfather was named Eddie Spencer. During the Great Depression, his grandfather ran off a...
[Annotator's Note: Carolyn Bridgforth and her boyfriend decided to move up their wedding after the Japanese attacked...
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...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Itka Bloch to talk about life in a Jewish ghetto in Poland.] Itka Bloch and her...
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 (...
When the Germans started picking up the Jews from the northern cities [Annotator's Note: of Greece], Jack Cohen's...
Maud Dahme was born in January 1936 in Amersfoort, the Netherlands. Her mother came from Germany where she met her...
Marthe Cohn arrived in Vietnam [Annotator's Note: then French Indochina which included Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia] by...
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...
Byron Herbert Meader was born in May 1919 in Ellsworth, Maine. His father worked as a laborer. During the Great...
Alfons Robert Kleindienst's father [Annotator's Note: Alfons Georg Kleindienst], a German diplomat, did not approve of...
They [Annotator's Note: Pedro Parra and the rest of the 854th Engineer Aviation Battalion] left Kwajalein [Annotator's...
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...
In 1942, Betty Soskin was a clerk in a segregated union hall in Richmond [Annotator's Note: Richmond, California]. She...
[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...

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