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Delano Brister came in contact with the 84th Infantry Division while it was in training from Camp Claiborne prior to...
Ryfka Finkelstein [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling of her maiden name which is Sushka] was born in Poland in 1926...
As a child, Elisabeth Bolster sat on her father's lap while Munich was being bombed by the Allies. She was comforted by...
Walter Nelson was only 19 years old at the time [Annotators Note: at the time of the Battle of the Coral Sea]. The USS...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
William Epperson and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company D, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry...
William Epperson received two Purple Hearts for being wounded. Epperson felt strongly that women in the service would...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was inducted into the service at Camp Grant, Illinois then sent to Camp...
Judith Meisel was taken by train to Auschwitz. They were loaded into a car with others who were already there. Feces...
When they left Clark Field, Harold DeForest's Company A [Annotator's Note: Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th Infantry...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Edward "Babe" Heffron went to Bastone for his next mission [Annotator's Note: this occurred at the outset of the Battle...
During the Battle of the Bulge, Norris Waddill was serving as a messenger. He came upon a sergeant he had met before...
Charles Moore was born in Washington, D.C. on 14 May 1919. Growing up with five siblings, Moore had a twin sister....
William Epperson reported to Camp Wolters [Annotator's Note: in Mineral Wells, Texas] and found that many of the men...
Eva Gross returned to Bergen-Belsen and stayed there for three years before immigrating to the United States. During...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 745th Tank Battalion] fought through...
Earl Tweed and his company [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division...
Vernon Alexander and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company H, 2nd Battalion, 411th Infantry Regiment, 103rd Infantry...
Walter Jacobs thought the BAR [Annotator's Note: Browning Automatic Rifle] was a good weapon but required a lot of...
John Poole found out after the fact that Marseilles, France, where he landed, was a communist hotbed. The dock workers...
Edward Tipper and a band of paratroopers captured a key crossroads location without the use of any automatic weapons...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] received the Silver Star, Bronze Star with an arrowhead and the Purple Heart...
Madeleine Peters experienced a lengthy paperwork process preparing to come to America. Her husband had a similar...
Elisabeth Bolster and her husband left Bremerhaven for America. There were four tier bunk beds on the ship. There were...
George A. Sarosi grew up hating the Russians. He did not hate the Germans as much because they were more remote. The...
George A. Sarosi, like everyone else in Hungary, had a dossier that contained general information such as his...
Earl Tweed had heard from Lieutenant Al Ungerlighter [Annotator’s Note: unsure of spelling] about concentration camps....
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
James Weller enjoyed his time in England. He trained with his new M7 tank in Slapton Sands from February to May [...
At about 6:30 or 7:00 in the morning, Arthur Seltzer went over the side of the ship to enter his landing craft. He was...
Wayne Pierce returned to his regiment and was placed in Company B. He went to the battalion commander who told him...
William Epperson saw the concentration camp at Dachau while he was stationed in Munich. The first attempt had been...
Right after Passover in 1944 [Annotator's Note: after 14 April 1944. The Germans occupied Hungary in March 1944.], Eva...
Lily Sawada was 14 years old and in high school when the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred. The school was very...

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