Prisoner experiences

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[Annotator's Note: Rosemarie Weber was an American civilian interned in the Santo Thomas internment camp in Manila,...
Judith Altmann still has terrible dreams. Fortunately, because of her positive outlook, she doesn't allow memories of...
[Annotator's Note: Maud Dahme and her sister were reunited with their parents in April 1945 after hiding from the Nazis...
Nathan Taffel began to speak for concentration camp survivors. He has continued to do so across the country for 15...
George Morgan mentioned Kauffman as being the only superintendant of the Naval Academy who followed his father in that...
Donald Scott and his fellow prisoners of war were told by the liberating British soldiers to sit and wait for someone...
Francis Dymnicki boarded a ship in England right after V-E Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day, 8 May 1945] to...
Henry Langrehr returned to the United States and got a 60 day furlough home. He met his parents and he got married...
Peter Somogyi was contacted by Eva Kor and met other twins in the United States. [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele...
Norman Bussel was wandering around Moosburg, Germany after being liberated. He stayed with soldiers who were driving...
Lyle Bouck thought about escaping twice. Reid [Annotators Note: Bouck’s friend Matt Reid] and Bouck were on a detail...
1 day a train loaded with bomb shells came into the camp and as it came through the camp a routine safety check found a...
They were putting the gas into the vehicles that were selected to make the rest of the trip. Lyle Bouck recalled seeing...
Church was able to keep his wits about him during his prisoner experience because every man he was with was in the same...
Sabol was flying at 28,500 feet when he was shot down. He had heard about other guys being shot at by fighter planes on...
At first, Paluch was attached to the 1st Army and was then transferred to the 3rd Army. When they got to the Hurtgen...
Church did not know what to expect when he surrendered. There was about 5000 troops with over 4500 backups. There were...
The guys who captured them were about in their 30s.The SS men put them into the field. Eventually the SS men circled...
1 of the men working with Church was hard headed and clearly unhappy with their current predicament. When they were...
They were taken across the Rhine River on a streetcar then put into an underground dungeon [Annotator’s Note: American...
McKee and Whitsell were moved to a woman's home until arrangements were made to travel to Paris via train. He was...
Baynham doesn't remember many details from his interrogation. He was accused of being a spy and was threatened with...
Baynham recalls writing a couple of postcards per month. His folks wrote a lot but he only received a couple of letters...
John DuBose signed on the SS Frenchtown as a messman. The ship was a T-2 tanker that was welded during construction and...
Malcolm Johnson had been a civilian contractor on Wake Island when he was wounded and taken prisoner by the Japanese....
Joseph Vater remained at Cabanatuan [Annotator's Note: Cabanatuan prisoner of war camp, Cabanatuan City, Luzon,...
Eugene Vaadi went to the Philippines as part of the 581st Air Resupply and Communications Squadron, 13th Air Force,...
On Martin Richard's last mission, the British were pinned down on the beachhead around Caen [Annotator's Note: Caen,...
Frank Golemi was flying supplies into Bastogne, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the...
Annaliese Nossbaum was moved from Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp and ghetto; Terezin,...
Daniel Crowley was a prisoner of war at a Japanese slave labor camp on the island of Palawan [Annotator's Note: Palawan...
Erwin Johnson and his fellow prisoners of war were taken to Formosa [Annotator's Note: now Taiwan] but then went back...
Itka Zygmuntowicz had no information and no idea about the war or world outside of Auschwitz. A girl was there [...
Chester Strunk was transported by train from an interrogation center in Budapest to Stalag Luft III at Zagan near...
Clarence Derrington and other POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] arrived at Stalag XII-A in Limburg. [Annotator's...
Upon his return to the United States, Dell Lauderdale was sent to Fort Sill, Oklahoma. It was not a good place to be....

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