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Irving Becker was assigned to Headquarters Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 1st Regiment, 1st Special Service Force. A book...
An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was 15 years old when she and her family were taken by train from the Nowe Miasto Ghetto. They rode...
Heading east and north into Germany, Gordon Higgins' 7th Army was flanked on either side by the French Army and Patton’...
Eva Gross reached the place of selection at Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: she had just completed a terrible three day...
Shortly after arriving at Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp complex in German...
Guy Stern received the Bronze Star when the war ended. The citation was for his developing a method of mass...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
Most of Nick Cristiano's bombing missions started in the evening. He would call the meal before leaving "the last...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
Oscar Otto Martin remembered that during the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counter Offensive, 16 December 1944 to 25...
Itka Zygmuntowicz was born in April 1926 in Ciechanów, Poland. It was a small town. They lived in two different places...
They had never seen rockets before they were attacked with them one day. A rocket hit Vincent Pale's B-24 [Annotator's...
William Laubner crash landed his airplane near an antiaircraft camp. It was not too long before he was surrounded by...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
The Germans took the weapons away from the wounded American infantrymen Raymond VanDuzer was treating. A day or so...
Joseph Yourkavitch was captured on 16 December [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944]. It had started out as a normal day...
Walter Halloran would carefully pick his spots as he advanced in enemy territory. He would try to keep trees and brush...
Harold Joslin was transported from Guam directly to Japan on the Argentina Maru. [Annotator's Note: Joslin had been...
[Annotator's Note: Throughout this clip, a woman off camera interjects with comments.] James Ramsey Golden was captured...
Eugene Vaadi and his crew were shot down by MiG-15s [Annotator's Note: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, NATO name: Fagot] over...
While David Flynn was in the water, he was only concerned with staying alive, not with thoughts of what would happen if...
Leon Grunte was supposedly still a German paratrooper when he left Denmark. There were no parachutes left or planes for...
While in India, Grant Jiro Hirabayashi worked as a translator for the British Air Force after being in Burma [Annotator...
Lloyd Burns had to bail out of his plane. When he jumped out, he blacked out right after he pulled his ripcord. His...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...
John Witmeyer harbored an intense anger toward German soldiers. He punched German prisoners in the face, ran bayonets...
Carroll Knutson and his crew were leading the high squadron of a three squadron bombing group. Their target was a...
Thomas Kiyoshi Tsubota [Annotator's Note: with Merrill's Marauders, the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional)] walked...
The Japanese were friendly towards children, so Angus Lorenzen did not fear them. He talked with them until about four...
Robert Whitcomb was put in a compound with Polish prisoners who had been there for six years [Annotator's Note: at...
After surrendering to the German soldier [Annotator's Note: see segment titled Shot Down Over Ludwigshafen], John Sacks...
[Annotator's Note: William Albright had to bail out of his Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber over Germany on 26...
John Angier had been shot down over Cologne, Germany, nearly beaten to death by civilians and saved from them by German...
[Annotator's Note: George Joseph Sullivan was captured by the Japanese during the Battle of Peleliu.] There was nothing...

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