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Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
Hans Courant does not recall which year that happened [Annotator's Note: when he was drafted]. After reporting in he...
It was Holy Week when Joseph Rockforte got there [Annotator's Note: to England] but he did not know it. When he went to...
Harry Bell was born in May 1925 and grew up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He graduated high school in May 1943 and by...
Thomas Murphy talks to high schools about the war. When a young girl asked him which of his medals he was the most...
Claude Shannahan and his unit went to Vallejo, California while waiting for transfer papers to go on furlough. Shanahan...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
After some time in Melbourne, Edmund Durocher and the other Marines [Annotator's Note: of the 1st Marine Division] were...
Robert Swift witnessed the atrocities at the Gunskirchen death camp. There were two different kinds of camps. In the...
Robert Fisch had contracted a fever. [Annotator's Note: He had been exposed to typhus at the Austrian border on his way...
Arthur Staymates had nearly daily conversations with Göring [Annotator's Note: German Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring...
Francis Higgins recalls the story of how Philippine mahogany wood was secured to build the PT boats. He [Annotator's...
Hans Courant has never been to Hiroshima or Nagasaki. He has also not returned to Alamogordo but has been back to Los...
William Leibold spoke to his wife Grace for the first time in years while he was in Oakland. She wanted to visit but he...
Anne Levy and her family were required to have good health in order to immigrate to the United States. Her mother and...
Paula Knobler and her group of fellow Holocaust survivors found out from Russian soldiers that help was available for...
Reva Kibort was in school at a new DP [Annotator's Note: displaced person] camp called Neu Freiman near Munich when an...
The following day [Annotator's Note: the day after they left Myitkyinā], Gabriel Kinney and the other remaining...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
After the Battle of the Bulge, Edward "Babe" Heffron continued fighting into Alsace-Lorraine then Dusseldorf and on to...
William Epperson was in Tunisia for a brief time before boarding a small troopship bound for Italy. The ships departed...
Ira Schilling and most of his comrades in Company L, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment changed a great deal after the...
Jack Leaming had a buddy nicknamed Ace who was a prisoner of war, POW, from the carrier Yorktown. [Annotator's Note: At...
Burton Johnson had been in the service for three years when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: on...
When the Battle of the Tenaru River ended, Lieutenant Port recommended Frank Stewart for the Navy Cross but the captain...
Orville Bethard was attending Washington High School when he learned about the attack on Pearl Harbor. He enlisted in...
John Nicholas experienced Japanese suicide attacks on his ship [Annotator's Note: the USS Gayety (AM-239)]. A wooden...
A year after Raymond Wells was shipped to Okinawa Joyce joined him there. At the time there was very little in terms of...
On 1 April 1943 Raymond Wells boarded a troop train to New York where they went aboard a ship. His brother Irwin, who...
Leslie Aigner walked through the outskirts of Landsberg. A fellow prisoner pointed out the prison where Hitler [...
Archie Maltbie flew one of his last missions of the war against a very large German ammunition dump. There was a huge...
John Witmeyer and the entire 79th Infantry Division were involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and he and his men fought...
On Guadalcanal, Ira Schilling and Company L, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment faced some enemy air raids and naval...
Roger Shaw arrived in Bahia, Brazil aboard the SS George Gayle. He had met some associates previously in Bahia, but he...
Mahlen Arledge left Peleliu after the battle for the island was won. His company [Annotator's Note: Company K, 3rd...

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