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The day after Kristallnacht [Annotator's Note: 11 November 1938], Marthe Cohn's oldest brother and sister went to...
Leslie Aigner walked through the outskirts of Landsberg. A fellow prisoner pointed out the prison where Hitler [...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer switches to Jay Christopher Atkins who asks Robert Mayes how it felt to have two...
The captain [Annotator's Note: Captain Albert Finley France, Jr.] told Tarrant that the Navy was going to be different...
Annaliese Nossbaum came across letters she and her mother had written after their liberation from Mauthausen [Annotator...
Peter Somogyi felt there was a chance he had been liberated when he saw a Russian soldier outside the window [Annotator...
Paula Knobler heard the sound of artillery as the Russians approached her concentration camp. The Germans evacuated...
Anne Levy initially thought the Russian liberators were going to be better than the German oppressors. She would...
Alexander White described conditions at the Schindler factory as "difficult." Food was scarce, and, initially, rations...
George A. Sarosi was born in Budapest, Hungary in January 1938. His father was born in 1900 in Pozsony. Pozsony was...
Anthony Acevedo was born in San Bernardino, California and spent most of his childhood in Pasadena. His father was a...
Hana Zoltz lived in the ghetto [Annotator's Note: the Lodz ghetto in Poland] as a young girl. She made few friends...
Judith Meisel lived in Canada with her brother. They shared a room. Her brother married and stayed in Canada. He loved...
Louis Frydman was called Lolak [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] during the war. It was a nickname his brother had...
Elisabeth Bolster would visit with her father every weekend [Annotator's Note: her father was forced to remain in...
When Charles McGee first got to Italy, a lot of work was done trying to improve the living conditions. They still...
Lily Sawada had a very innovative father. He determined that it was time to leave [Annotator’s Note: the Japanese-...
After the war, Jeannine Burk continued to search for her father with her mother. People would gradually return from the...
As far as Yukio Kawamoto could tell, he did not experience too much racism or ill feelings towards him. Most of his...
Delano Brister knew that the headquarters for Colonel Eisenhower [Annotator's Note: Colonel Dwight D. Eisenhower would...
In 1953, Bernard Marcus was called into the office of General Lawton [Annotator’s Note: General Kirke B. Lawton] who...
In later years, Erwin Blonder met some of the Medal of Honor recipients from the 36th [Annotator's Note: 36th Infantry...
Major Cohn sailed to France to attend university. He spent significant time on the voyage playing chess with a black...
Rosemary Fagot was born an American citizen, but she had never been to to the United States until she enlisted in the...
When Rosemarie Weber finished high school, she met a priest named Father John. Father John suggested that she look up...
There was an incident involving the Red Cross where Elmo Espree and another black soldier wanted to enter the facility...
Peter Somogyi was interrogated by Mengele [Annotator's Note: Dr. Josef Mengele]. Somogyi cannot remember the nature of...
Roy Uthes grew up in Detroit, Michigan. His father was a policeman. Uthes had brothers who were also in the service. He...
Jack Beverstein found the living conditions on Mindoro to be similar to Samar. The tents were livable. The men made the...
Raymond Wells and his men [Annotator's Note: Wells' was a squad leader in Company H, 2nd Battalion, 141st Infantry...
Rothacker Smith began selling root beer to construction workers at projects around Detroit during the Great Depression...
Anne Levy began volunteering at The National WWII Museum after Katrina [Annotator’s Note: Hurricane Katrina struck New...
[Annotator's Note: Eugene Tarrant served in the Navy as a captain’s mess attendant aboard the USS San Francisco (CA-38...
Major Cohn served in the Pacific during the war. He received his service ribbon for performing his duty. He had no...
Edwin Knight did not know where he was being shipped. He arrived at his destination at night and was told he was in New...
Norman Hatch disembarked his ship in Nagasaki Harbor to begin the occupation of Japan and immediately saw the...

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