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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...
Following the end of the war, Patrick Russell flew in other carrier squadrons [Annotator's Note: after Composite...
After Joseph Medicine Crow had spent time in Italy, he returned to southern Germany then went to Poland. It was there...
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...
John Rogers found dug in tanks that were dispersed throughout [Annotator's Note: throughout Germany]. One time, they...
Around five on the morning of 6 June 1944, Eveline Peardon and her family were awoken by the sound of heavy artillery...
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...
Harold Joslin was an intercept operator [Annotator's Note: communication code specialist who interpreted enemy coded...
Shifted about, Alexander Marsh didn't feel he had been adequately trained in any position. Nevertheless, he got orders...
Walter Halloran landed in a small English town with his company and their equipment in preparation for the invasion [...
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...
Richard Bennett mentioned that one incident stands out as a proud moment. Out of the 15 PT boats in the squadron [...
For Robert Inghram, Dieppe was his big day [Annotator's Note: the Allied raid on Dieppe, France in August 1942]. That...
Jack T. Beverstein was born in 1925 in South Bend, Indiana. He grew up during the Great Depression, but it had little...
Jacob Finkelstein was born in 1924 in Poland. During the war, he claimed his birth year was 1923 so that he could be 16...
Norman Riggsby was born on 9 June 1925 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in a small town in Michigan near Detroit. It...
Major L. Cohn was born in Manhattan, New York in October 1927. He grew up in Brooklyn during the difficult times of the...
Abe Milkis was born in 15 January 1924 in Philadelphia. He had one brother and one sister. His brother, Harry, was a...
Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Lombardo was born in Calabria in Southern Italy in 1919. He grew up there until the age of...
Peter Somogyi was born in Pécs, Hungary in April 1933. His father had a nice business. The family had a comfortable...
Theodore Warren Wessen was born in May 1925 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father, uncle and two other men ran an...
Glenn Frazier was born in Fort Deposit, Alabama in 1924. He grew up during the Great Depression, but since his family...
Eva Gross was born in December 1927 in Belahavo [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling], Czechoslovakia and grew up in...
Dell William Lauderdale was born in 1927 near Ackerly, Texas. Ackerly was a small rural town. He had six brothers and...
William J. "Bill" Rupp, Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1927. It was the same year that Babe Ruth hit 60...
Bernard Marcus was born on 14 May 1922. He was born in the Bronx in New York City. He lived there for 20 years before...
Robert Max was born in July 1923 and spent his early life in the Vailsburg section of Newark, New Jersey. The...
Michael Mickey Ganitch was born in November 1919 in Mogadore, Ohio. He grew up on a farm with all the associated hard...

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