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Annaliese Nossbaum came across letters she and her mother had written after their liberation from Mauthausen [Annotator...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were hiding from the Nazis with a Christian family in Elburg, Netherlands...
Itka Zygmuntowicz stayed in Auschwitz until 18 January 1945 when she and the other inmates were marched out of the camp...
On 13 April 1945, Micha Tomkiewicz and his mother were liberated from a prison train by American soldiers and taken to...
[Annotator's Note: Rosemary Ramsey learned of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941 from her...
Frank Purvis had never been to sea before. The ship [Annotator's Note: USS Snowden (DE-246)] was commissioned with a...
[Annotator's Note: Cyril de la Vergne was stationed at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California.] They did...
[Annotator's Note: Helen Kushnir was in grade school when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941...
Leon Grunte was locked up in a cattle truck going to prison in the Soviet Union. He went through parts of Latvia. He...
Itka Zygmuntowicz lost her whole family other than one cousin who had made it to Palestine. She does not know for...
After being liberated from Malchow [Annotator's Note: the Malchow concentration camp in Malchow, Germany, a sub-camp of...
Luba Keller was sent to camp Work A in Skarżysko, Poland [Annotator's Note: now Skarżysko-Kamienna, Poland]. They lived...
James Fitzmorris was stationed at Camp Plauche [Annotator's Note: also known as Camp Harahan, Jefferson Parish,...
When Warren Nolan first boarded the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) he thought it was massive. He watched the first flight...
[Annotator's Note: Edna Davis had completed the Civilian Pilot Training Program and wanted to join the US Army Air...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded above the city on...
Isaac Edward was a Mardi Gras Indian in New Orleans, Louisiana. He became one in 1932. He masked [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Geraldine Nyman was a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, and transported...
Norman Bussel’s first mission was to Brunswick (Braunschweig), Germany. He was anxious as he had no idea what to expect...
Martin Richard's first mission [Annotator's Note: from Cheddington, England] was 6 June 1944, D-Day [Annotator's Note:...
Guy Stern feels that calling something memorable can be both positive and negative. Getting to his hometown of...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were hiding from the Nazis on a farm in Oldebroek, Netherlands.] They...
Micha Tomkiewicz and his mother were in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw, Poland when his father was killed after escaping...
Itka Zygmuntowicz lived in Ciechanów, Poland when the Nazis started rationing food. There was a lot of starvation. They...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Grunte left a displaced persons camp in Germany to go to work in England.] England was very...
Annaliese Nossbaum and her mother were prisoners at Auschwitz [Annotator’s Note: Auschwitz; a complex of over 40...
Amelia Taylor's father signed for her at the recruiting station [Annotator's Note: to join the Women Accepted for...
Joseph Romano went to Germany after Italy. He was on guard duty there. He went to Le Havre, France from there. [...
The bombings of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] were awful for Ingrid...
Ittsei Nakagawa never wanted to talk about it [Annotator's Note: surviving the atomic bomb detonation over Hiroshima,...
Luba Keller says she was liberated by the Russians in Feldafing, Germany. The Russians came in the morning and the...
When Alan Moskin was on occupation duty [Annotator's Note: in Europe from 8 May 1945 to 1 March 1946] the Nuremberg War...
Guy Stern had landed on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, three days after the invasion [Annotator's Note: 9 June 1944,...
After bootcamp, Carrel Reavis was sent to Hawaii, where he stayed for the whole war. All he did was load and unload...
Bud Loring went from Santa Maria [Annotator's Note: Army Airfield, Santa Barbara County, California] to Colchester,...
George Hardy went on leave after graduation [Annotator's Note: from aviation cadet training at Tuskegee Army Air Field...

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