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During another incident experienced by Elmo Espree in a Bombay restaurant, a British, an American and a South African...
Rothacker Smith had no idea that war was in his future on the morning of 7 December 1941. Smith was working in a corn...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow witnessed racial discrimination in the South during his service in the United States Army Air Forces...
Rothacker Smith underwent weeks of training amid a racially tense situation at Camp Stewart, Georgia. Smith was one of...
Dr. Roscoe Brown feels that Washington D.C. was an ambivalent city when it came to race. When they got to Virginia they...
Harold Buell was on the Yorktown [Annotator's Note: USS Yorktown (CV-5)] only a brief time before being reassigned. He...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Edgar Cole if he felt serving in the Marine Corps prepared him for the rest of...
Zhanna Dawson and her sister reached the rail station after a 25 kilometer walk [Annotator's Note: the two girls had...
Paula Knobler feels it is important to continue World War 2 education of young people. Her oldest son, Sam, lives in...
Jack Beverstein had a good career with the FBI [Annotator's Note: Federal Bureau of Investigation]. His most memorable...
Baptiste Puissegur enjoyed being a civilian after his discharge. He was thankful for the Lord's protection during his...
Donald Wilson was changed by the Second World War. He lost friends on his ship [Annotator's Note: USS New Orleans (CA-...
Although Leslie Aigner knows that war is wrong, it must be fought when there is injustice on the opposite side. People...
Edward "Babe" Heffron felt good about being in the airborne with the best unit he could have joined [Annotator's Note:...
Lawrence Brooks feels that young people should learn about World War 2. Much can be learned at The National WWII Museum...
When Albert Porche returned from the war, he had no expectations of being treated differently from the way he was...
Norman Riggsby had a postwar career that was not related to his wartime experiences. His most memorable thing about...
Major Cohn thought the end of the war was his most memorable experience of World War 2. No one expected it to end so...
Manfred Klepper had aunts, uncles and cousins who were lost in the Holocaust. That affected him quite a bit. He had...
Jeannine Burk is very proud of being a Jew and always will be. She has never denied her heritage. There have been big...
Dossie East's most memorable experience was picking up a Japanese pilot just outside the harbor after the attack [...
Reva Kibort is very angry about the losses she experienced during the Holocaust. She lost her father and mother among...
Elisabeth Bolster went to New York to be with her in-laws at Jackson Heights [Annotator's Note: she left Fillmore, Utah...
To Jack Brukman, the most memorable incident of World War 2 was when his hearing saved him from being injured by a bomb...
Judith Meisel does not fear speaking her mind as a result of her experiences in World War 2. She has nightmares as a...
Hana Zoltz has always had a difficult life. Even in American, life was tough. She saved her money by not eating or...
Nathan Taffel began to speak for concentration camp survivors. He has continued to do so across the country for 15...
Masaji Inoshita asked the man [Annotator's Note: the man who helped Inoshita's family when they were being interned]...
When Astley Blackwell got in the water he realized that his life belt had a hole in it. He grabbed a keg which had come...
Edward "Babe" Heffron was looking forward to reuniting with a couple of broads [Annotator's Note: females] upon his...
Dabney Montgomery returned home and learned quickly about the persistence of segregation in his homeland. The G.I. Bill...
Enrique Cervantes flew two additional missions in Europe after the German fighter crashed into his B-17 [Annotator's...
Isaac Edward returned to the same segregation at home, regardless of his uniform and service. After the war he went...
Lloyd Guillory returned to the United States on a Matson cruise ship. There were 800 officers and nurses as passengers...
Robert Fisch returned to Hungary which was in the Russian zone of occupation. The occupiers took from the returning...
Winnecken Gerhard returned to his homeland after the war. He sailed on a Liberty Ship which took much longer than his...

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