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Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator's Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany],...
Guy Stern returned to the United States in November 1945. A French count recommended him for a decoration by France....
After he was discharged from the US Army Air Forces, Bryce Jordan went to the University of Wisconsin [Annotator's Note...
The day after Kristallnacht [Annotator's Note: 11 November 1938], Marthe Cohn's oldest brother and sister went to...
William Anderson first saw the new destroyers with the twin, five inch guns after the USS Reid (DD-369) had been hit by...
Joseph Blouin did not fly any missions after D-Day [Annotator's Note: Allied invasion of Normandy, France on 6 June...
Angelo Ciotta appreciates what some of the vets of today are going through. Back in World War 2 there were Section 8s [...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks about two ships, the Patria and the Struma that carried Jewish refugees to the...
Anton Jaber did not use the G.I. Bill. He was on ROTC [Annotator's Note: Reserve Officer Training Corps] duty for five...
Helen Gagel had no lasting effects from the war. Her most memorable experience was when she was going into actual war....
George Hardy came back [Annotator's Note: From Vietnam] in the spring of 1971. He had a physical and failed so he lost...
Samson Alexander's most memorable experience of World War 2 was when Harry Truman [Annotator's Note: Harry S. Truman,...
Thomas Wicker recalled the day before the Japanese surrender, they had to fuel the USS Missouri (BB-63). The ship had a...
[Annotator's Note: There is an odd cut in video here.] Ernest Gross was sent from Auschwitz [Annotator's Note:...
Perry Smith saw the Second World War as a turning point for the United States. No longer could the nation back out of...
Annaliese Nossbaum came across letters she and her mother had written after their liberation from Mauthausen [Annotator...
After returning to the United States, Gwendolyn Mugliston's father decided to return as a family to the Philippines. He...
Eveline Peardon and her siblings visited the young soldiers every day after D-Day [Annotator’s Note: the 6 June 1944...
Anne Levy initially thought the Russian liberators were going to be better than the German oppressors. She would...
[Annotator's Note: Everett Hyland served in the Navy as a radio operator. He reported aboard the battleship USS...
Erwin Johnson spent his furloughs in New Orleans, Louisiana. After his furloughs were exhausted, he went to Camp Shelby...
On 13 April 1945, Micha Tomkiewicz and his mother were liberated from a prison train by American soldiers and taken to...
After the war, Alex Lopez had but one dream about being in combat, and that one dream was recent. In it, he was in a...
John Caraway stayed in the reserves and was called up when the Korean War broke out. In October 1950, he shipped out of...
Lester Hecht returned to San Francisco [Annotator's Note: San Francisco, California] on a Coast Guard boat. He was sent...
The USS Appalachian (AGC-1) was equipped to be the head communications ship for the Bikini test [Annotator's Note:...
Van Barfoot grew up on a farm and his family was all on the farm. They grew cotton and corn and made a living during...
James McDermott does not think the Japanese surrender affected him as much as the war in Europe ending did because he...
Lowell Hughes feels his war service made him grow up. That is the main thing. He was a man when he got out which might...
Lloyd Reese had been liberated from a prisoner-of-war camp in Romania in September 1945 and returned to the United...
George A. Sarosi was born in Budapest, Hungary in January 1938. His father was born in 1900 in Pozsony. Pozsony was...
Robert Fisch continued to have food consumption as a first priority following his father's reinterment. [Annotator's...
Itka Zygmuntowicz lost her whole family other than one cousin who had made it to Palestine. She does not know for...
In 1947, after being liberated from Dachau [Annotator's Note: Dachau; first concentration camp; Dachau, Germany] just...
After being liberated from Malchow [Annotator's Note: the Malchow concentration camp in Malchow, Germany, a sub-camp of...
Adam Istre said USS PC-487 was a pursuit craft and a submarine chaser, and its duties included protecting the shoreline...

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