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[Annotator's Note: Robert L. Williams is a World War 2 veteran of the 101st Airborne Division and jumped into Normandy...
John M. Roberts grew up wanting to go to school with his older brother so his mother lied to get him in. He caught up...
From there [Annotator's Note: Smyrna Army Airfield, Tennessee], Paul Dietzel was sent to Lincoln Army Air Base for...
The young George Morgan enjoyed baseball as a fan and player. In 1942 or 1943, Branch Rickey became general manager of...
Peter Harry was born in May 1924. He had two brothers in the service during the war. His father worked for a sink...
George Roberts was working a good job when he was drafted. He was called up in August and reported to Altoona,...
When Joseph Rockforte was captured there were many other soldiers captured with him. They had been tasked with...
Herbert Gross was born in March 1917. He served in the 375th Squadron of the 308th Heavy Bomb Group of the Fourteenth...
Rothacker Smith attended North High School in Detroit, Michigan after his family moved back to the city from the...
They [Annotator's Note: Anthony Acevedo and his fellow soldiers of the 275th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division...
Judith Baron and her sister were taken by cattle car to a work camp in Germany. They had been in Auschwitz which was...
Rosemary Elfer does not recall having any real issues while she was in the service. One issue that occurred at the end...
Richard Nummer was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He had five brothers and a sister, all of who were raised in...
Robert Gorman was born in Manchester, Connecticut in July 1922. He had two brothers, but one was killed early in life....
Glenn Frazier was born in Fort Deposit, Alabama in 1924. He grew up during the Great Depression, but since his family...
William Harvey grew up in Algiers near New Orleans, Louisiana. His family never went hungry because his father worked...
[Annotator's Note: Interview begins with Paul Dietzel and the interviewer talking about LORAN and flying over the vast...
Herbert Auerbach was born in June 1922 and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He attended a local high school in what is...
Burton Johnson was born in Providence, Rhode Island in May 1920. His parents delivered groceries to families even...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with Harold DeForest talking to the interviewer about his son in law who was...
Claude Shannahan got out of the Marine Corps and returned to Mount Clemens, Michigan. His father owned a bar and...
Barbara Heming's first husband died in 1978 of Lou Gehrig's Disease. They were living in Wayne, New Jersey and he was...
Eugene DiSabatino had to return to his home in Wilmington, Delaware in order to find more civilian clothes that he...
On 10 June 1942 Sidney LaPook graduated from NYU Dental College. He became engaged to his future wife that same day. At...
Eva Schloss begins by describing what life was like in Holland mid 1940. The German Army marched into Holland and there...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with the interviewer explaining to Marie Rankart how the interview will take...
Walt Disney always challenged Robert Gurr with multiple projects. Even though Gurr was heavily involved in the Carousel...
Edward Bale heard of a Japanese soldier throwing a magnetic mine on a tank inland of Red 3 beach. He did not learn the...
Judith Baron was imprisoned at Bergen-Belsen. It was absolutely hell. When they first arrived, they slept in tents. It...
The medics tagged Robert L. Williams with stating that he was suffering from combat exhaustion and he was brought to...
Clayton Fisher planned to join the Army Air Corps until a friend of his joined the Navy as an aviator. Fisher applied...
George Peto was born in Akron, Ohio in 1922. He grew up in the Portage Lakes area near Akron on an old farm during the...
[Annotator's Note: Robert L. Williams served in the Army as a paratrooper in Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th...
Anthony Acevedo was born in San Bernardino, California and spent most of his childhood in Pasadena. His father was a...
After they were captured, Joseph Rockforte and his fellow prisoners walked across France. When they stopped they were...
Thomas Ballew likes history, he likes people, and he likes to travel. In July 1945 Sergeant Smith, who was a member of...

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