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Jeannine Burk [Annotator's Note: nee Jeannine Rafalowicz] was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1939. Her parents had two...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
Lawrence Brooks was drafted in 1940 and went for basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. By November [Annotator's...
Harry Quinn entered Camp Shelby in September [Annotator’s Note: 1943] and stayed there for about a week. From there,...
During one mission when Lowell Brueland escorted allied bombers over Berlin, a flight of eight JU-88s [Annotator’s Note...
William Pierce tells the story of his duty on Guam while he was training for the invasion of the Japanese home islands...
Harold Berkman and Company F [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Joseph Conklin LaNier, II was born in Columbus, Mississippi on 25 March 1926. He personally adapted the spelling of his...
Arthur Staymates was born in 1925 in Murrysville, Pennsylvania which is about 20 or 30 miles east of Pittsburgh. He...
Reva Kibort was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1933. She had four sisters and two brothers. The youngest of the children...
Zhanna Dawson had to find a place of refuge after leaving the death march [Annotator's Note: starting in December 1941...
Before being discharged from the hospital, Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] returned to his unit by lifting a...
Madeleine Peters and her family evacuated in front of the advancing Germans [Annotator's Note: the Germans invaded...
Bernard Marcus deployed from New York to Le Havre, France and then to Paris. He stayed at a delightful hotel in Paris....
Judith Meisel lived in Canada with her brother. They shared a room. Her brother married and stayed in Canada. He loved...
Lloyd Guillory was sent to Japan near Kanagawa two weeks after the war ended. Things were disorganized. The squadron [...
George A. Sarosi and his mother lived in Szeged from 1945 to 1948. They returned to Budapest after that. No battles for...
Arthur Staymates was relieved of his duty in Nuremburg [Annotator's Note: he had been Commander of the Guard during the...
When the war was over, George Linker wanted to throw his rifle down and return home quickly. Instead, he spent a year...
Eva Gross and her Hungarian relatives seldom visited prior to the Nazi entry into Hungary. Gross did spend summers with...
Wanda Damberg’s wounded friend [Annotator’s Note: shot during the liberation of Los Baños] survived and went on to...
Judith Meisel does not fear speaking her mind as a result of her experiences in World War 2. She has nightmares as a...
Eva Gross was reunited with her very ill mother in Bergen-Belsen [Annotator's Note: after the British liberated the...
Reva Kibort and her surviving family members were jammed into crowded box cars to be sent to an unnamed destination....
Judith Meisel saw someone in the ghetto [Annotator’s Note: Kovno ghetto] when she was 13 years of age. Her hair was...
Glenn Frazier sailed the Pacific on the USS Cleveland troopship [Annotator's Note: the passenger liner SS President...
Luna Kaufman and the Jews of Poland were allowed to immigrate to newly created Israel in 1950 if they gave up their...
Reva Kibort arrived at a large orphanage which housed about 200 children of multiple faiths. She arrived at Marks...
Wanda Damberg testified against Tōjō [Annotator’s Note: Hideki Tōjō was Prime Minister of Japan for much of the Second...
Norman Mineta, his mother, father, and two sisters moved to Evanston, Illinois rather than living in Chicago where his...