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Jeannine Burk [Annotator's Note: nee Jeannine Rafalowicz] was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1939. Her parents had two...
The morning of 9 December 1941 was calm for the most part in Pasay, Luzon, Philippines. Curtis Brooks and his brother...
Felix Polito and the 1st Special Service Force were part of the breakout from Anzio beachhead. They were about ten...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
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,...
Norman Riggsby remained in the hospital for several months while his wounds healed [Annotator’s Note: he had first been...
Robert Knudson doesn't remember the Seabees [Annotator's Note: members of naval construction battalions] at his level...
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...
Archie Maltbie’s first mission from England was against a French railroad bridge. Several pilots missed the bridge but...
Gabriel Spinelli began his active duty in March 1943. His basic training took place in Sacramento at a facility that...
Harry Carlson finished his training in Great Bend, Kansas [Annotator's Note: Great Bend Army Air Field in Great Bend,...
Andrew "Tim" Kiniry was born in November 1921 in Philadelphia. Rarely did the family have meat during the Great...
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...
Edwin Knight was born in 1923 in Washita, Arkansas. He grew up on a small farm there during the Great Depression....
Laszlo Schwarc watches movies about the Holocaust with some difficulty, but he no longer wants hatred to be part of his...
Carrol Joy moved from England to France in July [Annotator’s Note: July 1944]. Afterward, his squadron would be in...
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...
Jacob Finkelstein ran away from captivity a second time with his cousin. His escape was successful that time [Annotator...
Winfield Zerphey was based on the southern coast of England at Dunkeswell. The airmen lived in Quonset huts. They had...
Louis Frydman reached the border between France and Germany after being in Auschwitz. [Annotator's Note: Frydman had...
Paul Pizzolongo was already in the Army and was returning from maneuvers in Pennsylvania when he heard about Pearl...
Clem Thrift said the United States was suffering under the threat of German submarine attacks, so the destroyer escorts...
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....
Paula Knobler and her group of fellow Holocaust survivors found out from Russian soldiers that help was available for...
The extent of Bernice Haydu's travel up to that point had only encompassed three states: Pennsylvania, New York and New...
Walter Halloran fought in the Battle of the Bulge after making his way across France and participating in many small...
Sometime after the war, Philip Dunford spent time in Australia as a minister. He went to the capitol where he saw the...
Marthe Cohn needed to get the information she was gathering as a French spy in Germany, back to her headquarters often...
John Laborde spent a full year in Tokyo, Japan from 29 August 1945 until 20 August 1946 as member of MacArthur's [...

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