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Martin Richard was taken to Gross Tychow, Poland [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Pomerania, now...
Bud Loring retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel. After World War 2 he joined a National Guard unit. He had a...
Gail Halvorsen says that his most memorable experiences of World War 2 was meeting the kids in Berlin, Germany, finding...
Jack Rolfson had a roommate who would find coal to warm their pot belly stove. He was a mathematician and was always...
Samuel Malta and the men in combat were just kids who were 18 or 19 years old. The combat troops felt they were...
Holocaust survivor Ernest Gross gives talks in the schools to teach them not to hate and to get along with each other....
There wasn't enough room in any of the family's homes for Fred Manasse and his brother, so it fell to the JCCA [...
Norman Bussel advises anybody going into the service to really think about it. It is not a pastime or a hobby or a...
Joseph DeMott eventually lost track of the friends he made in the prison camps on Java. One of the men, who had part of...
For many years, Gerhard Franzky put the war in the back of his mind. He was more concerned with building a future. He...
Donald Long did not know what to make of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Hawaii. [Annotator's Note: The Japanese attack...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
John Campbell says that America won the war and lost the peace. We were out-negotiated by Churchill [Annotator's Note:...
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...
James Fitzmorris did not have much college education when he enlisted. He was studying business but wanted to be a...
Theodore E. Skinner, Sr. was born in May 1921 in the Bronx, New York City [Annotator's Note: New York, New York]. After...
Simon Braitman was in the Army in Dachau, Germany. He knew he had an uncle in the same situation as him. He was going...
Paul Bosworth and his crew flew their B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] to Wales. The...
[Annotator's Note: Leon Grunte was a Latvian prisoner in a labor camp in the Soviet Union after World War 2.] There...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
Ruth Switzer recalled living in a two family house. Her family lived in the apartment upstairs and another family lived...
Clarence Robert Duff recalled the USS Benham (DD-796) was on picket duty the night the first atomic bomb was dropped....
When President Truman [Annotator's Note: Truman, Harry S., 33rd President of the United States] dropped the atomic...
Charles T. Edwards is disappointed in that air travel should be faster than the speeds they are flying now. Edwards...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
Herbert Stern and his men were training every day during occupation duty, as they were convinced they were going to be...
Annaliese Nossbaum traveled for three days by train from Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp...
After the end of the war, Malcolm Johnson was awarded the Bronze Star. [Annotator's Note: The Bronze Star Medal is a U....
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John Moran several follow-up questions]. Moran was born in September 1925 and...
Floyd Fogg is a deacon of his church, and he is thankful that God was with him on Iwo Jima, and is with him still. His...
Erwin Johnson was captured by the Japanese on the Bataan Peninsula, Philippines. The prisoners were forced to start a...
Although he didn't like it at first, in time Lewis M. Lee, Sr.'s diagnosis of battle fatigue didn't bother him, even...
Angus Lorenzen, his sister, and mother were still living in the now liberated Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila,...
Being liberated by the Americans in World War 2 makes Emile Engles work to make the young men's sacrifices kept alive...
Donald Wilson and the USS Vincennes (CL-64) participated in the shore bombardment of Saipan and Tinian during the...

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