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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...
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....
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...
Paul Bosworth and his crew flew their B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber] to Wales. The...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
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...
When Martin Richard was inducted into the service, he could choose his branch of service. You could not volunteer, you...
Alois Kopp was in Pocatello, Idaho in the Civilian Conservation Camp when the Navy recruited him. He was sent to San...
After the war ended, Ejnar Christiansen returned to Denmark to visit his family for the first time in over six years....
Bryce Jordan was discharged from active duty in the US Air Force in 1954 and returned to the Air National Guard....
[Annotator's Note: Everett Hyland served in the Navy as a radio operator on the USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) and was aboard...
Hana Zoltz came to America by herself to join her sister. Upon arriving, she immediately went to work in a factory. She...
In Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Everett Hyland did hear rumors of going to war. When out on their two weeks at sea, and at...

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