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[Annotator's Note: Helen Kushnir was in grade school when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December 1941...
[Annotator's Note: Severin Fayerman was sent to the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp complex in German...
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...
[Annotator's Note: Patrick Zilliacus emigrated to the United States from Finland with his mother and brother.] They...
Lester Shapiro did not know anything about getting a Bronze Star [Annotator's Note: the Bronze Star Medal is the fourth...
After being liberated from Malchow [Annotator's Note: the Malchow concentration camp in Malchow, Germany, a sub-camp of...
[Annotator's Note: After being liberated from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Helene Boulton was taken to Sweden...
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...
Alfons Robert Kleindienst had an uncle who was a Boy Scout [Annotator's Note: Boy Scouts of America youth organization...
William Larson was serving in Korea [Annotator's Note: Korean War, 1950 to 1953] when the Army did away with colored...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Delbert Wombacher was his role was in the Louisiana Maneuvers, series of Army...
[Annotator's Note: Ittsei Nakagawa was in a factory in Hiroshima, Japan when the atomic bomb exploded above the city on...
Jack Cohen had a speaking engagement at a school, and a child asked him what was the important thing that kept him...
Isaac Edward was a Mardi Gras Indian in New Orleans, Louisiana. He became one in 1932. He masked [Annotator's Note:...
Before graduating from high school, Dr. Norman Francis did very little in terms of working in the war effort. He was...
[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:...
Vaughan Whitworth got a couple of weeks to prepare prior to reporting to Montford Point [Annotator's Note: Camp...
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...
Carl Light and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 61st Armored Infantry Battalion, 10th Armored Division] started...
Alfons Robert Kleindienst and his family moved to Germany after World War 2 began [Annotator's Note: his father, Alfons...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Grunte left a displaced persons camp in Germany to go to work in England.] England was very...
[Annotator's Note: Helene Bouton and her family were placed in a small ghetto in their neighborhood in Irshava,...
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...

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