Prisoner experiences

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Itka Zygmuntowicz lost her whole family other than one cousin who had made it to Palestine. She does not know for...
Judith Baron and her family lived in a nice apartment in a mixed neighbor in Hungary. The landlady was not Jewish, but...
When Nick Cristiano got to the prison camp, he was given a paper to fill out. He only would put name, rank, serial...
Robert Doolan was in the oldest camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag Luft III in Zagań, Poland]. It had been abused by the...
[Annotator's Note: William Albright was interrogated in Frankfurt, Germany after being shot down in late November 1943...
After being liberated from Malchow [Annotator's Note: the Malchow concentration camp in Malchow, Germany, a sub-camp of...
Louis Frydman was called Lolak [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] during the war. It was a nickname his brother had...
There were a lot of dead people being taken out of the camp [Annotator's Note: Los Baños Internment Camp] and Gwendolyn...
Erwin Johnson was an aircraft mechanic at Fort McKinley in Manila, Philippines when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor...
Glen Kuskie was fighting with the 31st Infantry [Annotator's Note: Company I, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment,...
Daniel Szafran was very young and was not aware of what was going on in Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz II-...
James Bollich remained in Korea for about six weeks. From Korea, he took a train to Mukden, Manchuria [Annotator's Note...
All Henry Langrehr knows about Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz I; Oświęcim, Poland]] is what he saw. The people...
On 10 April [Annotator's Note: 10 April 1942], Erwin Johnson and his fellow prisoners of war started their march away [...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Doolan was a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft III in Zagań, Poland.] There were about 2,000...
Kenneth F. Thomas's unit [Annotator's Note: Company C, 322nd Medical Battalion, 97th Infantry Division] arrived in Le...
When Rosemarie Weber finished high school, she met a priest named Father John. Father John suggested that she look up...
Luna Kaufman found that her Russian liberators believed in free love. That meant the liberators felt that they had the...
Peter Somogyi was interrogated by Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele]. Somogyi cannot remember the nature of...
Erwin Johnson was a prisoner of war in Mukden, Manchuria and worked in a factory there. Some of the men would smuggle...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Kneflin was a tail gunner on a Boeing B-29 Superfortress very heavy bomber in the 53rd...
Peter Somogyi and his brother attended the mock trial held for Dr. Mengele. [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele was a...
Nick Cristiano says the Japanese guards [Annotator's Note: at Ofuna prisoner of war camp, Kamakura, Japan] were bored...
John S. Johnson became disillusioned with some of his battery mates while working the Mount Fuji Project. The "Beast of...
Micha Tomkiewicz and his mother were in the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw, Poland when his father was killed after escaping...
Itka Zygmuntowicz lived in Ciechanów, Poland when the Nazis started rationing food. There was a lot of starvation. They...
Luna Kaufman was not frightened when the Germans first entered Poland [Annotator's Note: on 1 September 1939]. At that...
In the early part of 1939, Manfred Klepper and other Jews were made to wear the Star of David on their clothes. Some...
Norman Neste and the 75th Infantry Division [Annotator's Note: Neste was a member of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 289th...
Emile Engles' parents took care to tell their children that when dealing with the Germans, and particularly the Gestapo...
Erwin Johnson was on the Tottori Maru hell ship [Annotator's Note: an unmarked ship with extremely inhumane living...
Luba Keller says she was liberated by the Russians in Feldafing, Germany. The Russians came in the morning and the...
Norman Bussel was in prison in Stalag Luft IV [Annotator’s Note: Stalag Luft IV (Stammlager Luft IV), Gross Tychow,...
Samuel Lombardo had interactions with some of the German women held as prisoners after the war. He was sent to where...
Elisabeth Bolster had no full knowledge of the implications of working at the Nuremburg Trials [Annotator's Note: the...
William Burrus was only 20 years old when he returned from the war. You have to do what you do, and it is all you can...

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