Liberation of concentration camps

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From there [Annotator's Note: the area around Bastone, Belgium], Sidney LaPook and his unit [Annotator's Note: 193rd...
Charles Murray's company [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division]...
Luna Kaufman and the concentration camp survivors stayed in place for a few days but the Russians were coming and...
Jack Carver moved into Germany and crossed the Rhine River. Most of the bridges into Germany had been destroyed but one...
Eva Gross returned to Auschwitz as the war was nearing its end. Her mother was with her. Her mother was a very forward...
Blanche Gangwere went to Bad Neuenahr, Germany on the Danube River near Cologne. She always wanted to make it to Bonn...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...
Robert Kelso's unit had pulled up near a railroad track and dug in. He had heard that some of the guys went to a...
Judith Baron experienced hell on earth at Bergen-Belsen. The camp was not prepared for the mass number of people...
Eva Gross returned to Bergen-Belsen and stayed there for three years before immigrating to the United States. During...
[Annotator's Note: Daniel Farley served in the Army as a rifleman in Company A, 5th Ranger Battalion.] When the war...
Harold Berkman and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry...
Vernon Alexander reached the Siegfried Line in Germany and found it to be sturdier than the Maginot Line. Entering the...
David Olson felt most of the people in France were happy to see the Americans. They had never fully recovered from the...
After Joseph Medicine Crow had spent time in Italy, he returned to southern Germany then went to Poland. It was there...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
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...
Reva Kibort and other inmates were gathered up again and put into boxcars [Annotator's Note: the inmates were forced to...
William Epperson saw the concentration camp at Dachau while he was stationed in Munich. The first attempt had been...
Joseph Daquarna was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana in May 1928. His father owned a grocery store and barroom. The family...
Wallace Jeffery was near the Buchenwald concentration camp when the war ended in Germany. The camp had been liberated...
Before the 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division moved out to make an assault on the formidable...
Anthony Acevedo was picked to be part of a group of 350 Jewish and other undesirables being sent to Berga in the Ulster...
Paula Knobler was lucky that she worked at a camp not in the German territory [Annotator's Note: the camp was in...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] and the 745th Tank Battalion passed right through the Siegfried Lines...
Robert Swift witnessed the atrocities at the Gunskirchen death camp. There were two different kinds of camps. In the...
Judith Baron was imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen. It was absolutely hell. When they first arrived, they slept in tents. It...
Peter Somogyi returned to his hometown and met his mother's cousin, Mickey, and some other male survivors [Annotator's...
Robert Fisch witnessed in the camps an older man talking to the younger people. He personally did not "give a damn"...
Walter Halloran fought in the Battle of the Bulge after making his way across France and participating in many small...
[Annotators Note: Fred Hirsekorn served in the army as a gunner, then tank commander, and finally tank platoon...
Robert Swift did not meet any of the Russians at the end of the war although they did pass through his area. After the...
When he arrived at Berga, Morton Brooks was shocked to find that it wasn't a POW [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war]...
Peter Somogyi felt there was a chance he had been liberated when he saw a Russian soldier outside the window [Annotator...
Paula Knobler heard the sound of artillery as the Russians approached her concentration camp. The Germans evacuated...

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