Liberation of prisoner of war camps

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Alexander Jefferson survived the horrible conditions of Stalag Luft VII-A [Annotator's Note: Moosburg, Germany]....
Nick Cristiano has no idea where his Japanese prison guards went when the war ended. A whole new crew came in. The new...
Edgar L. McKay and others received orders [Annotator's Note: from US Army Lieutenant General George S. Patton, Jr.] to...
Guy Stern was present in April 1945 when the allies liberated the German army prison at Torgau [Annotator's Note:...
[Annotator's Note: Leroy Redmond served in the Army as a tank crewman in Combat Command A, 14th Armored Division and...
[Annotator's Note: Lloyd Burns was a prisoner of war in Oflag XIII-B in Hammelburg, Germany.] One afternoon, Lloyd...
[Annotator's Note: George Joseph Sullivan was a prisoner of war held at the Sandakan Prisoner of War Camp in Sandakan,...
Walter Ram and the other POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] who could walk were marched out of Stalag XVII as the...
Randall Edwards does not remember how he got "mixed up with the Russians," but he has photos that prove he did. He does...
Herndon Inge, Junior was at Nuremberg [Annotator's Note: Oflag XIII-A or Oflag XIII-D, prisoner of war camp, Nürnberg...
Nick Cristiano feels that his Japanese prison guards did not know the war was coming to an end. They were brainwashed....
John Kerner crossed the Elbe River where his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division]...
Henry Muller says that the XXIV Corp, Sixth US Army took over Bilibid prison [Annotator’s Note: Old Bilibid and New...
Arthur Smith did not burden his children with World War 2. It became current in his life as a result of his youngest...
They walked to the factory with Japanese guards who would turn them over to the factory guards who were Manchurians and...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Prince helped liberate the Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon, Philippines on 30...
[Annotator's Note: Wynn Bauer served in the Army as an assistant driver on an M4 Sherman medium tank in the 36th...
Dale Peterson's battlestation on the USS San Juan (CL-54) was a five inch 38 caliber gun mount that had a seven man...
Alfred A. Johnson, Jr. moved south after crossing the Rhine [Annotator's Note: Rhine River, Germany] and entered...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) returned to the United States after the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship...
William Laubner was in Stalag Luft III [Annotator's Note: near Zagań, Germany (now Poland)] as a POW [Annotator's Note...
Isadore Bronstein advanced but his company [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 386th Infantry Regiment, 97th...
Herbert W. Ridyard joined the 94th Division [Annotator's Note: Ridyard served on a heavy machine gun crew in Company H...
Virgil Faust was a prisoner of war [Annotator's Note: in Stalag XVII-B, Austria] during World War 2. Towards the end of...
James Bollich was going to work [Annotator's Note: Bollich was a prisoner of war in Mukden, Manchuria, China] when he...
John Edward Love and hundreds of other POWs' [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] continued to mine [Annotator's Note:...
Frank Dolsen, [Annotator's Note: with the 349th Bombardment Squadron, 100th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force] became a...
After Sydney Levit rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company A, 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne...
[Annotator’s Notes: Lewis Thomas Easterling, a fighter pilot in the 365th Fighter Squadron, 358th Fighter Group, 9th...
Malcolm Johnson had been a civilian contractor on Wake Island when he was wounded and taken prisoner by the Japanese....

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