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Louis Zamperini qualified for the 1936 Olympics and went to New York to compete with Don Lash [Annotator's Note: Donald...
Rosette Goldstein was taught to not talk to others while she was sheltered by the Martin family in France during the...
William Winter agrees with the interviewer's statement that many black veterans felt more freedom in the Army than they...
Jeannine Burk experienced the forced separation of her family. Prior to the Nazis arriving to take her father away, her...
Enrique Cervantes was offered a promotion to continue his service in the United States Air Force, but by the time he...
Ryfka Finkelstein [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling of her maiden name which is Sushka] was born in Poland in 1926...
Albert Porche began his typical day as a fighter armorer by having breakfast and then going to look on the board where...
William Winter was born in 1923 in Grenada County, Mississippi. He came up during the depression on a cotton and cattle...
After ten weeks of primary training, James Morehead moved to Moffett Naval Air Field [Annotator's Notes: NAS Moffett...
Calvin Moret was in advance training ready room awaiting instructions for his mission. He was there with another...
[Annotators Note: Barbara Pathe worked for the American Red Cross (ARC) on a Red Cross Clubmobile attached to various...
Nelson Constant's company [Annotator's Note: Humble Oil Company] hired 13 colored boys [Annotator's Note: African-...
Once the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor died down, Walter Oka and his siblings continued to watch the goings on for a...
Albert Porche and the 99th Fighter Squadron landed in North Africa. [Annotator's Note: The 99th Fighter Squadron was an...
Norris Bucksell was in Italy during World War 2 as a litter-bearer in the 370th Regimental Combat Team, 92nd Infantry...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
Nathan Taffel came to the United States and lost contact with his brother in Argentina. Taffel had a brother-in-law in...
Bernard Marcus’ parents immigrated to the United States from Europe. His mother came from Poland when it was a part of...
In Room 28 of the Hamburg Barracks at Terezin, Ela Weissberger had three friends of the same last name, Hannah, Helga,...
[Annotator's Note: Clarence Herbert Weatherwax served in the Army as a communications specialist in Headquarters...
Growing up in Metz, France, Marthe Cohn experienced some anti-Semitism. When she was six, she and her siblings were at...
For Vernon Leopold, being from a Jewish background was unpleasant in Germany as there had been latent anti-Semitism...
Eva Gross saw anti-Semitism as a natural part of her life. It became more and more prevalent after the government...
Peter Somogyi arrived in mid-afternoon in the cattle cars [Annotator's Note: after a horrible three day journey in a...
Judah Samet was six years of age when the Nazis arrived in Hungary in late-March or early-April 1944. The invasion came...
Luna Kaufman and the concentration camp survivors stayed in place for a few days but the Russians were coming and...
When Ela Weissberger arrived in Terezin on 12 February 1942, she found it "terrible." She had to walk about four...
David Roderick went to Camp Kilmer, New Jersey for 10 days. The men were checked for health and packed everything while...
Prior to entry into France, Henry Feldman was assigned to Cannon Company, 121st Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry...
Hans Siverts' unit [Annotator's Note: 4th Convalescent Hospital] pretty much stayed together through the war. The last...
Frederick Ellis's points were up, and he was entitled to go home. He got a new officer on board [Annotator's Note: USS...
When President Harry S. Truman said the war was ended with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...
The day before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Edward E. Boyles was ordered by Colonel Flood [Annotator's Note: Army...
While Norris Bucksell was in Naples, Italy, the churches that had not been bombed stayed open and he was able to attend...
Leslie Aigner and the other living passengers were ordered out of the cattle car [Annotator's Note: upon their arrival...

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