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John W. Towle was born in June 1921 in Sequoyah Hills. Towle's family moved to a dairy farm in Bearden when he was...
Anne Levy was born in Lodz, Poland in July 1935. Before the war started, she was a very young girl [Annotator's Note:...
Rothacker Smith served as a medic in the Army in Italy during World War 2 where he was wounded and later captured by...
Major L. Cohn was born in Manhattan, New York in October 1927. He grew up in Brooklyn during the difficult times of the...
Enrique Cervantes was born in Fresno, California in October 1923. He grew up in severe poverty and experienced bigotry...
Peter Somogyi was born in Pécs, Hungary in April 1933. His father had a nice business. The family had a comfortable...
Roy Uthes was born in June 1923. He had two brothers and two sisters. He grew up in a large home and was the youngest...
Kenneth Marshall was born in December 1926 in Grand Island, Nebraska, one of four siblings. His father, a hardworking...
Reva Kibort was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1933. She had four sisters and two brothers. The youngest of the children...
Robert Fisch was born in 1925 in Budapest, Hungary. He grew up there. His mother and father worked long hours each day...
Katherine Croft was born in 1939 in Bluefield, West Virginia. Her father worked there briefly as an architect, and then...
Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson is the subject of a book authored by her son [Annotator's Note: Hiding in the Spotlight by...
Jack Brukman was born in 1923 in Los Angeles, California. He experienced small town living near the beach. The weather...
Lorraine Mesken was born in San Francisco, California in March 1928. After the birth of her only sibling in 1932, the...
Jules Levin was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1923. His mother and father were immigrants from the area known today...
Bernard Marcus was born on 14 May 1922. He was born in the Bronx in New York City. He lived there for 20 years before...
Louis Conter was born in Ojibwa, Wisconsin in September 1921. He had one younger and one older sister. The family left...
Eric Kahn was born in July 1929 in Wiesbaden, Germany. His father was from an observant Jewish family and fought in the...
Ernest Gross was born in July 1929 in Turc, Romania and he did not have a good life. When he was seven, his father and...
Edgar Marion Cole was born in Dallas, Texas in 1925. His parents were poor and he had to help the family financially...
Laszlo Schwarc was born in the village of Baktaloranthaza, Hungary, where his Jewish family lived peacefully among a...
Joseph Orlando was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in January 1922. He was the 11th child born but four of his...
Willie Wesley Thompson was born in April 1918 in Modeste, Louisiana. His paternal grandparents were former slaves and...
Dr. Richard Pipes was born in 1923 in a small Silesian town where his father had a chocolate factory. In 1928, his...
George Sakato was born in Colton, California at a Union Pacific and Southern Pacific hub for the Railroad company. His...
Anneliese Nossbaum was born 8 January 1929 in Guben, Germany but moved to Bonn at age two. Her first experiences in...
Leslie Aigner was born in Nové Zámky, Czechoslovakia. In 1939, the town became part of Hungary. At the time, Aigner was...
Louis Massengale was born in February 1926, and spent his first five years in Goodwater, Alabama, living with his...
Murray Glass was born in 1924 in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in the Bronx. His father was the manager and part owner...
Marthe Cohn took the train from Singen to Freiburg, Germany. That was the last time she took a train because every few...
Albert Porche went into the service after Pearl Harbor was attacked. The armed forces were trying to recruit as many...
Enrique Cervantes was highly influenced by his uncle who taught him about life outside of poverty. Simultaneously, he...
For Frank Mancuso, the war took away four years of his youth and there were many things he did not get a chance to do....
Adelaide Benjamin remembers the first Christmas tree the family had out there [Annotator's Note: in El Paso, Texas]....
Following the Battle of the Bulge, Carrol Joy and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 514th Fighter Squadron, 406th...
George Hardy does not remember when he heard that the war was over. They knew it was close because they were running...

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