The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

As a result of the war a few items from the Vatican were kept in the National Archives. Corrine Boggs was able to keep...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks John Moran several follow-up questions]. Moran was born in September 1925 and...
Charles McGee was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919. After third grade he moved to Illinois. He also spent some time in...
Curtis Brooks and his family had been on a vacation trip aboard the SS Potsdam and encountered a Nazi ceremony taking...
James Marks arrived in Boston, Massachusetts from New York. He was shown to his room and was given a basketball. He...
David Oreck trained as a civilian pilot for the Lend-Lease Program [Annotator's Note: An Act to Promote the Defense of...
Robert Mayes was born in Middlesboro, Kentucky in September 1923. He graduated from high school in 1941. He maintained...
Angelo Ciotta was born in 1925 in Leone, Italy. He came to the United States through Ellis Island, New York, at age...
James Odom was born in November 1925 in South Palo Pinto County, about 20 miles south of Mineral Wells, Texas. He grew...
Curtis Brooks was born in September 1928 in Manila, Philippines. His father was hired to build power plants in Manila...
Thomas A. Tizzard Jr. was born in July 1924 in Echo, Louisiana. His family owned a farm and in 1938 they moved to New...
Eugene Vaadi was born 1 July 1921 Watertown, New York. He spent his life there until entering the military. His father...
Joseph Pocoroba was born in Newark, New Jersey in August 1919. He attended Good Counsel grammar and high school [...
John Francis Angier was born in June 1923 in Burlington, Vermont. He feels fortunate he was brought up on a dairy farm...
Reuben Weiner was born in Los Angeles, California on Bastille Day [Annotator's Note: national day of France] in July...
John P. Laborde, Sr. was born in Marksville, Louisiana in November 1923. His father was superintendent of Avoyelles...
Bryce Jordan was born in November 1924 in Stanley, Wisconsin. He grew up on a dairy farm outside of Stanley and he says...
Harry Carlson was born in October 1924 in Springfield, Pennsylvania. He grew up there as a single child. His father...
John Moran was born in Superior, Wisconsin. He had a great youth and enlisted in the Army at 17. He was then sent to...
J. W. Childs was born in Cisco, Texas. From a young age, however, he and his little sister lived with their parents in...
Herb McClure was born in March 1924 in Neodesha, Kansas, the only male and oldest of five siblings. His father had an...
Alexander Marsh was born in November 1922, one of eight children, on a farm in Hardee County, Florida. As a young man,...
Adam Istre was born in 1927 in Lake Arthur, Louisiana, but the family moved to a farm outside of Gueydan, Louisiana...
Robert Rans was born in Chicago, Illinois in April 1921. Family life was mostly normal until the war started. He worked...
Mark Rubin says his father Karl was one of the smartest people he's ever known. In 1942, Karl was 31 and in business...
David Oreck was not part of the CCC [Annotator's Note: Civilian Conservation Corps] program as he was too young, but he...
James Marks, also known as The Chaplain, or Father Marks, was born in Davenport, Iowa. He had wonderful parents who...
Clyde Jones was born in Cordova, Alabama in 1923. He was raised in nearby Windfield, Alabama, where his father worked...
Lauren Bruner was born in November 1920 in Shelton, Washington. He discusses his upbringing and childhood by recounting...
Oscar Higgenbotham was born in January 1924 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His father, a mechanical engineer, found...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks historian George Will about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's political...
Daniel Szafran was living in his home town of Stryków, Poland when war broke out December 1939. Prior to the war, they...
George Will was born in 1941 in Illinois. He has one memory of the war years. He was four years and three months old...