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Gerard Halpern and his fellow soldiers of the 45th Infantry Division spent the six weeks after the fall of Rome doing...
[Annotator's Note: Edgar Cole served in the US Marine Corps as a communications specialist in Headquarters, 52nd...
Joseph LaNier was 15 years old and working in a nightclub when an incident happened in Columbus [Annotator’s Note:...
Irwin Stovroff flew his last mission on 13 August [Annotator's Note: 13 August 1944]. He felt great that it was to be...
A week or so after they [Annotator's Note: Floyd Dumas and another escaped prisoner of war named Bill Robb] got there,...
Rothacker Smith, a medic in the 366th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division in Italy, was captured by German forces...
Louis Frydman was called Lolak [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] during the war. It was a nickname his brother had...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins mid sentence. Leibold is apparently recommending places to eat in Escondido,...
When the Germans captured Hugh Colbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry...
In 1953, Bernard Marcus was called into the office of General Lawton [Annotator’s Note: General Kirke B. Lawton] who...
Norman Mineta joined his father in the insurance business after his military discharge. He was at Berkley University in...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Liles served in the USAAF and flew Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighter aircraft with the 16th...
Horace Sharp had communications with the German defendants at the Nuremburg Trials. [Annotator's Note: Sharp was a...
Elisabeth Bolster had no full knowledge of the implications of working at the Nuremburg Trials [Annotator's Note: the...
Louis Conter returned to the United States for night fighter training. When he received his commission in New Guinea,...
Byron Othello Wilkins made sergeant on 3 December [Annotators Note: 3 December 1944] and met the new captain around...
Having survived bailing out of his B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] bomber over...
Robert Inghram was taken to Frankfurt and interrogated there [Annotator's Note: after being shot down and captured in...
Charles Fitts, Jr. and the other prisoners were taken to a bunker. There, they realized just how many of the men had...
Irwin Stovroff experienced interrogation by the Germans after his capture. The enemy thought the American airman knew...
Max Finesmith did not have time to think after his bomber had been fatally damaged. Everything was happening so fast...
Winnecken Gerhard was captured by the Americans. He still had a rifle grenade in his pocket after being searched. He...
Erwin Blonder recalls the tactics that the Germans used in France. They would use small scale hit and run tactics. They...
After they got into Rome and were interrogated, Floyd Dumas and Bill Robb went their separate ways. They stayed in...
Leonard Spivey noted that there was a lot of commotion when they were burrowing through the tunnel. Some of the guys in...
John Noack got the emergency radio set up. Noack had a little difficulty getting everything set up. Noack got seasick...
John Noack was visited again by the interrogator on the third day. Noack held fast and the interrogator did not ask...
John Noack and the crew sat around and talked during Christmas. The day after all of the enlisted men were separated...
Grant Ichikawa was assigned to headquarters [Annotators Note: Headquarters, Allied Translator and Interpreter Service...
Alexander Jefferson’s plane name was “Bubble Blue Subsoil” [Annotator’s Note: Jefferson became quiet and was lost in...
John Luckadoo’s crew was the first in the 100th Bombardment Group to complete their 25 mission but Luckadoo was not...
David Dennis went with his unit to New York where they got on the Queen Mary. Teddy Roosevelt was the commander of the...
Oscar Johnson was taken to Frankfurt after being held in Bonn for a short time. All he gave the enemy was his name,...
Edward LaPorta was not able to locate other members of the 1st Armored Division. He was captured by Rommel’s [...
Leonard Spivey lived in a combine, which was a group of six prisoners in one living space. They were allowed to stay...
Louis Frydman reached Auschwitz by train. While only there for five hours, it was his worst experience of the war. He...

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