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Judith Rothenberg [Annotator's Note: a Belgian Jewish child who escaped to the south of France with her parents and...
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...
Joseph Dean Reilly [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters, 3rd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st...
Judith Rothenberg was born in Antwerp [Annotator's Note: Antwerp, Belgium], and later moved to Brussels [Annotator's...
Robert Martin moved into New Orleans [Annotator's Note: New Orleans, Louisiana] on Saint Claude Street in a mixed-race...
Coleen Landry remembers when her parents were told that her brother Reid was missing in action. It took about a month...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Wallace Yip, Sr. what it felt like to hear the news of the Japanese attack on...
Vaughn Whitworth remembers celebrating V-J Day [Annotator's Note: Victory Over Japan Day, 15 August 1945]. He felt that...
[Annotator's Note: There is audio feedback noise throughout this clip.] The Ledo Road [Annotator's Note: overland...
Daniel Szafran was already a member of the Palmach [Annotator's Note: "storm troops," the elite force of the Haganah,...
Thomas Francis Schicker and the men [Annotator's Note: of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine...
Around 1938, Shirley Sandy Schulman began dating her future husband, Hyman, while they were in high school. Her parents...
Dr. Norman Francis did not follow the war closely. He devoted his time to school and sports. His parents had said to...
After one mission, Sandford Robert Willford [Annotator's Note: a fighter pilot with the 9th Fighter Squadron, 49th...
Samson Alexander was the first black fireman in the Air Force. He was given a certificate from the Treasury Department...
Dr. Norman Francis had a great interest in interacting with World War 2 veterans returning from the war and going to...
Leyte [Annotator's Note: Leyte, Philippines] was lousy to Louis J. Armentaro because it was hot. He spent a week there...
Luba Keller was born in May 1926 in Szydłowiec, Poland. She attended school there. She had never seen airplanes as it...
F.M. Richard Simons and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company G, 3rd Battalion, 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th...
Judith Rothenberg [Annotator's Note: a Belgian civilian who was a young child when the war broke out] is interested in...
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...
There were different concoctions in the C-rations [Annotator's Note: prepared and canned wet combat food] and K-rations...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Betty Soskin how she feels about accepting the Silver Service Medallion at The...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph Lesniewski served in the Army as a paratrooper in Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Werner walked out of Austria in August 1938 and made it by train to Geneva, Switzerland.]...
Joseph Lesniewski , Shifty Powers [Annotator's Note: Staff Sergeant Darrell C. "Shifty" Powers] and another guy were to...
Sam Goldstein was born the second youngest of nine children in January 1920 in Obbach, Germany. His father served in...
Ivan Bodis-Wollner remembers when he was playing with an older child who was the son of a local lawyer. The child's...
Ora Hicks entered the military at Camp Livingston, Louisiana. She then went to Fort Huachuca [Annotator's Note: in...
Heavyweight champion Joe Louis [Annotator's Note: Joseph Louis Barrow, professional boxer] joined the Army. Samson...

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