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Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
On 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945] Curtis Brooks looked out and saw all of the American military. Right...
Being liberated by the Americans in World War 2 makes Emile Engles work to make the young men's sacrifices kept alive...
After being liberated in Warnach, Belgium for the second time, Emile Engles' father went to look at their family home....
Benjamin Schleider was with the 6th Armored Division when it arrived in Buchenwald [Annotator's Note: the Buchenwald...
Micha Tomkiewicz was about three years old when he was put in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp with his mother and...
Dominick Sgobbo remembered taking prisoners back to headquarters and having to prevent non-combatants from mistreating...
The war made Joseph Massey appreciate life a lot more. [Annotator's Note: Massey gets emotional.] He got a better...
Zhanna Dawson worked with a tuner to tune the orphanage piano [Annotator's Note: because of her playing talent, Dawson...
By the end of January 1945, Carroll Knutson could hear the artillery fire in the distance as the Soviets advanced into...
William Albright was liberated in May 1945. He never knew what was going to happen from one day to the next and that...
Gwendolyn Mugliston became part of the BACEPOW [Annotator's Note: Bay Area Civilian Ex-Prisoners of War], while looking...
Curtis Brooks was aboard a transport aircraft after being liberated from the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila,...
Angus Lorenzen, his sister and mother were internees in the Santo Tomas Camp in Manila, Philippines. On 3 February 1945...
Anderson Wilson and his outfit [Annotator's Note: 23rd Headquarters Special Troops] went into Germany. Frankfurt was...
The camp [Annotator's Note: Camp Lucky Strike, between Cany and Saint-Valery, France] was Seventh Heaven. They [...
Herbert Stern and his units [Annotator's Note: atthis time Stern was commanding the 909th Field Artillery Battalion and...
James McDermott was at Moosburg [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany] when the Germans surrendered. He...
[Interviewer asks about the planning of the operation at Los Baños Internment Camp, Los Baños, Philippines] Henry...
On 3 February 1945, nine American planes flew over the camp very low and slow. Curtis Brooks told his brother he...
Henry Muller was with the 11th Airborne Division, Eighth US Army, that liberated the Japanese internment camp at Los...
James McDermott says that the Germans did not treat them badly. If you were taken by the Luftwaffe [Annotator's Note:...
Simon Braitman cried when he was liberated [Annotator’s Note: by the 71st Infantry Division on 4 May 1945]. He could...
Annaliese Nossbaum came across letters she and her mother had written after their liberation from Mauthausen [Annotator...
Red Cross packages would come once every few weeks. Even though Martin Richard smoked, he saved his cigarettes. He...
[Annotator's Note: Joseph Massey served in the Army as a BAR man in the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry...
James McDermott was in Moosburg [Annotator's Note: Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany] when it was liberated on 29 April...
On 2 March 1945, Eugene Vaadi and his crew were shot down over Dresden, Germany and taken prisoner. On 4 April 1945,...
Norman Bussel arrived in Moosburg [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII A (Kriegsgefangenen-Mannschafts-Stammlager VII-A),...
One morning around 1 May 1945, Paul Bosworth woke up to the smell of coffee which was unusual. He woke up Byron [...
Emile Engles did not see Germans much until the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
Itka Zygmuntowicz stayed in Auschwitz until 18 January 1945 when she and the other inmates were marched out of the camp...
After returning to the United States, Gwendolyn Mugliston's father decided to return as a family to the Philippines. He...
Charles Slay was in Köln [Annotator's Note: Cologne, Germany] and thought it was very beautiful. His unit [Annotator's...
Henry Muller and the 11th Airborne Division, Eighth US Army, were attacking Manila, Philippines. The Japanese had...
[Annotator's Note: John Angier was a prisoner of war in Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany.] The German forces held even...

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