Liberation of prisoner of war camps

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Lloyd Burns knew that the war was coming to an end because he could hear the machine gun fire and artillery fire nearby...
Eric Kahn's mother stayed in Wiesbaden, Germany, and had no communication with her husband and sons. Terezin had no...
Edgar A. Grabhorn [Annotator's Note: a a prisoner of war Stalag IX-C (b) prisoner of war camp and hospital in Meiningen...
Leonard Brooks and the other internees had no idea that they were scheduled to be killed at nine on the morning of 23...
By the completion of The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or German Ardennes Counter...
Irving Baum and his friends were talking and saying that their hometown newspaper would not believe that they met up. [...
Walter Gaterman saw the Russians liberate his camp on 23 April [Annotator's Note: Stalag IV-B near Mühlberg, Germany...
They [Annotator's Note: Alexander Jefferson and fellow prisoners of war] always knew where the Americans were because...
Erwin Johnson spent his furloughs in New Orleans, Louisiana. After his furloughs were exhausted, he went to Camp Shelby...
Marvin A. Roslansky [Annotator's Note: a US Marine captured by the Japanese at Guam, Mariana Islands] and his fellow...
Irwin Stovroff reminds people that freedom is not free. The volunteers in the military who serve today often have to...
Paul Bosworth was in Moosburg [Annotator's Note: Stalag VII-A, Moosburg, Germany] until he was liberated. The camp was...
Rothacker Smith, a medic in the 366th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division in Italy, was captured by German forces...
Alois Kopp was aboard the USS Houston (CA-30) defending Java when the ship was sunk. He survived and was taken prisoner...
To Herndon Inge, Junior, the German soldiers were just like American G.I.s [Annotator's Note: government issue; also a...
[Annotator's Note: Emmett Keylor served in the Army as a fuze setter on a 105mm gun crew in the 472nd Airborne Field...
After that [Annotator's Note: the 11th Airborne Division's combat operations on leyte], they headed for Luzon on a...
Joseph O'Donnell went to Fallingbostel, XI-B [Annotator's Note: Stalag XI-B in Fallingbostel, Germany; he arrived on 3...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Doolan was a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft III in Zagań, Poland.] There were about 2,000...
Henrietta Harkness [Annotator's Note: an Army nurse with the 24th Evacuation Hospital] was sent to Nijmegen, Holland...
Edwin Joseph Borne, Jr. and his entourage met some of the Wake Island conquerors. [Annotator's Note: Borne and six...
Adolph Edward Asher was in Hattiesburg [Annotator's Note: Hattiesburg, Mississippi] at Camp Shelby when he got out of...
Erwin Johnson was a prisoner of war in Mukden, Manchuria and worked in a factory there. Some of the men would smuggle...
Some of the things Richard F. Penwell [Annotator's Note: and the rest of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 511th Parachute...
[Annotator's Note: There is another person in the room off screen that interjects to help interviewee with the...
[Annotator's Note: All of the locations listed in this clip are in the Philippines.] Robert Prince remembers New Year's...
After American troops assaulted the Philippines, John Gehrett [Annotator's Note: as a Supply Officer of a Navy D2...
[Annotator's Note: The video is out of focus and Leslie Cruise continuously refers to a book that he has off camera.]...
The Army moved Staff Sergeant Leno E. Stone and the section [Annotator’s Note: of the 44th Infantry Division] he...
Soon after the war, Ray League's involvement with the 65th Infantry Division ended. The division was disbanded, and he...
Robert Powers returned to Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands], which had been built up since he had last...
Ralph Hopkins participated in the battle of Okinawa [Annotator's Note: while aboard the USS Louisville (CA-28)]. It was...
Vernon Cummings' ship [Annotator's Note: USS Indiana (BB-58)] stayed in formation with the carriers until 1 April 1945...
[Annotator's Note: William Leibold served in the Navy as a Chief Boatswain's Mate and made all five war patrols aboard...
When John Kelley and his unit [Annotator's Note: Battery D, 457th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Airborne...
George Hood returned home after the war. He flew in from the Pacific and then cross country. He had a little money and...

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