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The journey to the American Zone took Alexander White through Czechoslovakia westward to a displaced persons camp where...
Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
Joseph Massey was discharged as a PFC [Annotator's Note: Private First Class]. There were no promotions. He was only a...
David Verlander attended the graduation of his former classmates from Officer Candidate School, and, as was the...
Daniel Szafran and his family had been living in a ghetto in Stryków, Poland for close to a year. They had planted a...
Mark Rubin says his father Karl was one of the smartest people he's ever known. In 1942, Karl was 31 and in business...
Lester Hecht was having a beer on liberty in Honolulu [Annotator's Note: Honolulu, Hawaii] when the man next to him,...
Walt Disney always challenged Robert Gurr with multiple projects. Even though Gurr was heavily involved in the Carousel...
Lorene Auld and her sister were not aware of anything they could join for the war effort where they were in Oklahoma....
Joseph Richard was a welder assigned to the USS Rigel (AR-11) when it was attacked at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese. He...
[Annotator's Note: The interview starts at tape break and the conversation is mid-sentence about Frank Purvis' new baby...
Clifton Trahan was hospitalized in Africa after being burned in a submarine attack while serving aboard the merchant...
Coleen Landry's brother Reid was married right after getting home from the war in the Pacific. He and his fiance had...
John LeBure began working with the Higgins company while the 37 foot boats with a bow [Annotator’s Note: the Higgins...
The Rangers de-trucked in Kleinhaus at about two in the morning of 7 December 1944 then marched a couple of miles to...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Micha Tomkiewicz how his mother coped with her experiences in the concentration...
Lester Hecht's wife [Annotator's Note: Lillian] did not mind moving back in with her parents, when Hecht went to war....
Holocaust survivor, Ernest Gross does not give a thought to Holocaust deniers because he feels there is no way they can...
James McDermott was at Moosburg [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany] when the Germans surrendered. He...
Eugene Vaadi remained in the military after he was liberated from Moosburg, Germany [Annotator’s Note: Stalag VII A (...
Peter Somogyi returned to his hometown and met his mother's cousin, Mickey, and some other male survivors [Annotator's...
Frank Stewart was in the hospital on Espiritu Santos. After about ten days, he decided to go down the hall to the...
When the Hungarian Revolution began, Robert Fisch was in a medical school which was adjacent to a radio station. The...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator’s Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany] says...
Anne Levy and her family were required to have good health in order to immigrate to the United States. Her mother and...
Paula Knobler and her group of fellow Holocaust survivors found out from Russian soldiers that help was available for...
Robert Gurr and those at Disneyland were struggling to survive the opening months of Disneyland. When summer ended and...
The Japanese surrendered while George Hardy was on a ship returning home. He and his outfit landed shortly after that...
Lester Hecht was heading to the invasion of Leyte. Halsey [Annotator's Note: US Navy Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey]...
Walter Bowsher felt the commander of the prison camp at Wusong was the worst person he met. He was named Ishihara [...
Jimmie Dyer and the 6th US Marine Division turned loose the kids who were training to be kamikaze pilots. Dyer later...
James Fitzmorris grew up in Depression-era New Orleans, Louisiana in the Irish Channel neighborhood. They did not know...
After being liberated from the concentration camps, Daniel Szafran took a train from Hamburg, Germany to Marseilles,...
Herbert Stern spent one year at the Army War College [Annotator's Note: United States Army War College, Carlisle...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John Campbell about the journalists Walter Winchell and Westbrook Pegler]. They...
As a torpedoman on the USS Conyngham (DD-371), William Anderson's general quarters station was the starboard torpedo...

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