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Alexander Jefferson listened to the BBC radio at the POW camp, but had no idea about the landings in Southern France....
To Dr. Roscoe Brown, strafing missions were more dangerous than bomber escort missions because they [Annotator's Note:...
Robert Hammond was sent to Great Lakes, Illinois in the dead of winter for boot camp. He was prepared for the cold, but...
After getting his orders, George Hardy went straight to Keesler Field, Mississippi. That train trip was an eye opener....
Herbert Auerbach arrived in Bombay, India in October 1943 then went by train to northern Burma, nearly to Assam. From...
Edgar Cole went to communications school and finished at the head of his class. He was automatically assigned to...
When asked about a general message about his service and war, Eugene Tarrant references Civil War General Sherman's [...
Walter Imahara explains the meaning of the Japanese term shikata ga nai. He heard the word some in the camp because his...
As a young child during the war, Katherine Croft distinctly remember the sirens that would go off. She knew that her...
Annaliese Nossbaum was moved from Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp and ghetto; Terezin,...
Elizabeth Goldstein and her sister [Annotator's Note: Ibolya] were transferred back to the Auschwitz concentration camp...
Reva Kibort and her surviving family members were jammed into crowded box cars to be sent to an unnamed destination....
Leslie Aigner was working on a six foot thick concrete roof when a man fell in the steel reinforcement structure while...
The first plane Dr. Roscoe Brown shot down was a Me-262 [Annotator's Note: German Messerschmitt Me-262 jet fighter...
Before they boarded the train, Rothacker Smith and his fellow prisoners were strip searched. Then, 52 men were loaded...
Clarence Derrington and other POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoner of war] arrived at Stalag XII-A in Limburg. [Annotator's...
Norman Mineta's father wanted to work as an ASTP, Army Specialized Training Program, instructor in Chicago, Illinois....
George Spera went through basic training and then to the ASTP, Army Specialized Training Program. With the ASTP he...
Dr. Roscoe Brown was attacking a train one time. He was leading the squadron [Annotator's Note: 100th Fighter Squadron...
Rosemary Fagot would not go into the u-boat [Annotator's Note: German submarine] because she is claustrophobic. [...
Jacob Finkelstein was desperate after fleeing the Ukrainians attempting to denounce him. He found an abandoned house...
Reva Kibort was liberated in a hostile country with no one to protect them [Annotator's Note: she had been an inmate at...
During the 1960s, Luna Kaufman was very comfortable in her home in America. Her children were among the few Jews in...
Hana Zoltz witnessed the continuing prejudice against the Jews when she returned to Poland after the war. She and other...
Norman Bussel went to Florida to be assigned to a B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress] crew. The pilot...
Joseph Haines was on Okinawa [Annotator's Note: Japan] from 9 May to December [Annotator's Note: 1945]. Truman [...
Vernon Leopold ended the war at Berchtesgaden in US Army Air Forces intelligence. He felt it was his personal victory...
During the actions that led to George Sakato receiving the Medal of Honor, he wondered what he was doing here and why...
As the chief legal officer of the Strategic Air Command, Dracos Burke was responsible for the legal affairs at 62 bases...
Rena Finder considers herself extremely lucky to have survived alongside her mother as a Schindler Jew. She is...
Luna Kaufman worked with a Sister [Annotator's Note: a Catholic nun] for 30 years. They met through the Anti-Defamation...
William Dabney took his basic training at Camp Tyson, Tennessee. This was near the Kentucky border and sometimes the...
Upon arrival his at Auschwitz, Leslie Aigner saw Doctor Mengele [Annotator's Note: Doctor Josef Mengele chose who lived...
After receiving his draft notice, Edgar Cole went down on the appointed day and time. He was standing in a big room...
During the early 1940s, the War Department took over Hudson Motors [Annotator's Note: Hudson Motor Car Company in...
William Anderson returned to San Diego [Annotator's Note: California] on Thanksgiving Day [Annotator's Note: 22...

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