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Leon Bass was training in Mississippi. Black soldiers were to be given ideas about why we were fighting the war. The...
[Annotator's Notes: Clifford Suthern Hayes was with Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 222nd Infantry Regiment, 42nd...
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...
When Calvin Moret was at Godman Field near Fort Knox [Annotator’s Note: Kentucky], he noted that Italian and German...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Richard Klenoski what his impressions of England were.] They lived in tents. It...
Claire Maddox went ashore [Annotator's Note: as a member of ACORN-21, after the Battle of Eniwetok, 17 to 23 February...
George Hardy's father persuaded him to not join his brother in the Navy because of the race problem. He would be...
Roy Creek served with several different units but really remembers the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment [Annotator's...
Edward Field entered the military to escape his background and the oppression of anti-Semitism. It was wonderful and...
Ruffin Walker Dawson was born in Saint Francisville, Louisiana in 1924 [Annotator's Note: November 1924]. He grew up on...
Leon Dixon can only remember that it was 7 December 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note:...
Manfred Klepper saw things get worse after 1939 [Annotator's Note: in Trier, Germany]. The police force had been...
Marthe Cohn decided she and her family needed to leave Poitiers, France and cross into unoccupied territory after a...
Judith Rothenberg [Annotator's Note: a Belgian Jewish child who escaped to the south of France with her parents and...
Vera Goodkin [Annotator's Note: née Herman] was sinking in mud and soaked by rain by the time she reached the end of...
Judith Meisel was standing with her mother and sister when they discovered that her sister had typhus. That was the...
Peter Somogyi and his brother became involved with the Zionist movement. On 4 April 1949, they escaped Hungary. They...
Anne Levy and her family needed three things to get out of the Warsaw Ghetto. They had to have papers saying they were...
A typical day for Henry Schaller would start with a briefing at four o'clock in the morning. If the target was to be...
There had been no specific time frame to complete the Nuremberg trail, but Whitney Harris said everyone tried to...
The Japanese were treated wrongly and were put into concentration camps [Annotator's Note: forced relocation and...
Nobuo Hayashi was born in April 1932 and was raised in Nishinomiya, Japan. Growing up in his early youth, he remembered...
Nathan Taffel found out that his parent had been shot in the Tarnow ghetto from his brother-in-law after the war. His...
Joseph Dean Reilly [Annotator's Note: with Headquarters, 3rd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st...
Judith Rothenberg was born in Antwerp [Annotator's Note: Antwerp, Belgium], and later moved to Brussels [Annotator's...
Noah Lewis remembers the people on Guam [Annotator's Note: Guam, Mariana Islands] were friendly towards black people....
Norman Mineta grew up in California where the Alien Land Law existed. It stated that if one was not a citizen of the...
Rosette Goldstein was born in 1938 in Paris, France. Her parents were from Lodz, Poland. They later move to Berlin [...
Returning home and being discharged from the Marine Corps was bittersweet for Edgar Cole. At the time prejudice was...
After the Nuremburg edicts [Annotator's Note: the Nuremburg Laws] and Krystalnacht [Annotator's Note: the occasion of...
For Rosette Goldstein, life on the farm continued until one day men with guns arrived. The Martin family hid Goldstein...
After Lawrence Winnier left the Argonne [Annotator's Note: USS Argonne (AS-10)], he was sent to Schumacher, California...
Irving Miller joined the 141st Field Artillery, the Washington Artillery, as a replacement from the infantry. He joined...
Ernest Cowell was first sent to Ulithi [Annotator's Note: Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands], an atoll in the Pacific...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the area of Menton...

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