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William Winter agrees with the interviewer's statement that many black veterans felt more freedom in the Army than they...
Ryfka Finkelstein [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling of her maiden name which is Sushka] was born in Poland in 1926...
William Winter was born in 1923 in Grenada County, Mississippi. He came up during the depression on a cotton and cattle...
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...
Judith Baron got married and lived in New York City. Her husband did not like the city because it was too fast for him...
Bernard Marcus’ parents immigrated to the United States from Europe. His mother came from Poland when it was a part of...
[Annotator's Note: Clarence Herbert Weatherwax served in the Army as a communications specialist in Headquarters...
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...
Luna Kaufman and the concentration camp survivors stayed in place for a few days but the Russians were coming and...
David Roderick went to Camp Kilmer, New Jersey for 10 days. The men were checked for health and packed everything while...
When President Harry S. Truman said the war was ended with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki,...
Judith Baron lived in a long barrack at Auschwitz. There was a stove in the middle that may have been intended to warm...
John Poole was in the 103rd Infantry Division which was relieved by the 36th Division after the battle of Sélestat....
Charles Moore was born in Washington, D.C. on 14 May 1919. Growing up with five siblings, Moore had a twin sister....
Elmo Espree was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana in September 1921. His family moved to Los Angeles, California in 1923...
Lawrence Brooks was drafted in 1940 and went for basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. By November [Annotator's...
Calvin Moret volunteered for the Army Air Corps. Following testing, he was accepted on 14 October 1943. He was sent for...
Dabney Montgomery was inducted into the United States Army Air Corps and sent to Kessler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi...
Joseph Hairston ended up going to artillery school. The rest of the Army was segregated, however, OCS [Annotator's Note...
After being wounded by a mortar round Rothacker Smith, his sergeant and another soldier wounded during the German...
Eva Gross returned to Bergen-Belsen and stayed there for three years before immigrating to the United States. During...
Elmo Espree's troop ship sailed from Australia for the Bay of Bengal in India. In India, Espree went through the Ganges...
Ryfka Finkelstein and her brother were fleeing [Annotator's Note: their village was being surrounded by Gestapo and...
For Holly Reynolds, the experience of being overseas was so unusual that she appreciated it as a whole. She is also...
Rothacker Smith attended North High School in Detroit, Michigan after his family moved back to the city from the...
George Spera first saw combat in September 1944. He was scared to death. Nobody had previous combat experience...
Dabney Montgomery arrived in Bari, Italy in January 1944. It was the day after a heavy German bombardment. There were...
Raymond Wells was moved to another hospital. While there his wisdom teeth were taken out and he contracted malaria...
Most of the inmates of the Dachau concentration camp spoke Hebrew which Arthur Seltzer could somewhat communicate with...
Luna Kaufman had to pack just one valise for her transfer out of the ghetto [Annotator's Note: the Cracow ghetto was...
Dabney Montgomery rode from Berlin, Germany through Paris to join a group of Americans there. They proceeded into North...
Darold Rice remembers that the night of June 5th they heard the engines suddenly roar louder than they had ever heard...
George A. Sarosi's parents were fully aware of what was happening in Germany prior to the war. His father had been...

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