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Jeannine Burk was liberated in 1944. Her mother retrieved her and brought her home. [Annotator's Note: Burk, a Jewish...
Jeannine Burk always felt part of a group of people who had experienced much worse than she. They were all the new...
About three months after returning, Jeannine Burk's sister received a letter from a family named Mike and Frieda Savage...
Walter Halloran had never thought about joining the military until the attack on Pearl Harbor. He knew no one who had...
Jeannine Burk became an American citizen. The club [Annotator's Note: Holocaust survivors club in New Orleans,...
David Olson felt most of the people in France were happy to see the Americans. They had never fully recovered from the...
Harry C. Quinn, Jr. was born in 1925 near Brookhaven, Mississippi in Lincoln County. He grew up on a farm during the...
Lawrence N. Brooks was born in 1909 in Norwood, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge. Most of his youth was spent near...
Manfred Klepper was born in November 1931 in Trier, Germany. The family actually lived in Maring which is about an hour...
Ralph R. Hopkins was born in 1926 in New Orleans. The Great Depression made times difficult, but growing up was not bad...
Eva Aigner was born in 1937 in Kosice, Czechoslovakia. Her father would travel and sell hats while her mother would...
Zhanna Dawson worked with a tuner to tune the orphanage piano [Annotator's Note: because of her playing talent, Dawson...
Jack Beverstein went to work for the FBI after graduating from law school. He enjoyed the resulting service because he...
Wanda Damberg has informed her children that she does not want any of them to own Japanese cars. They own cars from...
Zhanna Dawson has experienced many acts of kindness by others helping her through her life. People have to extend...
Reva Kibort left the Warsaw Ghetto and made her way to the Aryan side. Her mother had provided them with some valuable...
Arthur Jackson was in the hospital in Noumea, New Caledonia for three or four weeks before being shipped back to the...
Arthur Seltzer reached Munich, Germany. The troops could tell the war was coming to an end. That was the location of...
Reva Kibort was in school at a new DP [Annotator's Note: displaced person] camp called Neu Freiman near Munich when an...
Lily Sawada and her family arrived in Poston, Arizona [Annotator’s Note: this was part of the relocation of Japanese-...
All of Manfred Klepper's maternal relatives were in the United States. They sent letters to Klepper and his mother to...
Lavenia Breaux had to find out through the grapevine that her friend had been killed. Sensitive information like that...
Delano Brister knew that the planning headquarters for Colonel Eisenhower [Annotator’s Note: Colonel Dwight D....
Luna Kaufman found that her Russian liberators believed in free love. That meant the liberators felt that they had the...
Henry Malec and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Luna Kaufman was not frightened when the Germans first entered Poland [Annotator's Note: on 1 September 1939]. At that...
Benjamin Lesser witnessed the rapid increase in German laws and edicts as they came down to the occupied population of...
Elisabeth Bolster had no full knowledge of the implications of working at the Nuremburg Trials [Annotator's Note: the...
David Flynn feels it is important to study and teach the war, especially through facilities like The National WWII...
Robert Fisch recollects that the American Secretary of War during the Vietnam War was a war criminal. If America had...
Dabney Montgomery remembers the night that Mount Vesuvius erupted [Annotator’s Note: he was serving with the Tuskegee...
Judith Baron could not look back upon the Holocaust for years. She just wanted to look ahead and plan for the future...
Calvin Moret admits that the Tuskegee Airman flying experiences did not affect his life until the movie was released [...
Robert Fisch does not feel that Eichmann [Annotator's Note: Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann] originally...
Bernard Marcus left Germany at the end of September or the beginning of October 1946. He landed at Staten Island where...

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