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John Poole was born in Mercy, Texas in 1923. The Great Depression represented hard times for Poole. His father had a...
John Pogue was a capable typist when he entered the Army. He was told that with his ability to type 70 words per minute...
Judith Baron experienced hell on earth at Bergen-Belsen. The camp was not prepared for the mass number of people...
Glenn Frazier entered a compound after the long Bataan Death March. The marchers were so fatigued that they simply...
Emmett Kaylor's time in basic training was his first time in the South where they talked a little different. Their...
Barbara Heming's first husband died in 1978 of Lou Gehrig's Disease. They were living in Wayne, New Jersey and he was...
Judith Baron was imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen. It was absolutely hell. When they first arrived, they slept in tents. It...
Following the Japanese surrender, Jack Skaggs and his fellow POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] made an American...
Frank Kubiak went to North Africa with his ship [Annotator's Note: USS Tillman (DD-641)]. They were on the receiving...
James Gaffney reveals how the PT Boat reacted to rough seas. Included is an explanation of how the bilge pumping system...
After he was transferred from Camp Stewart, Georgia, Rothacker Smith went to Texas where he was assigned to a...
Edward "Babe" Heffron was looking forward to reuniting with a couple of broads [Annotator's Note: females] upon his...
Robert Knudson wasn't surprised, but was disappointed that his colorblindness disqualified him from being on a ship. He...
Reva Kibort and her family were forced into the Warsaw Ghetto surrounded by its ten foot high walls. The Jews lost...
Alois Kopp was a pharmacist's mate aboard the USS Houston (CA-30) prior to its sinking. He was captured by the Japanese...