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Andrew Kiniry rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: 45th Evacuation Hospital] at Eupen, Belgium near the German border....
After being captured, Vincent Pale was sent to Stalag XVII. The prisoners were assigned to bunks in a barracks. At...
[Annotators Note: Barbara Pathe worked for the American Red Cross (ARC) on a Red Cross Clubmobile attached to various...
Charles Womack and every other Marine on the island were fully aware that they were headed for Japan after the fighting...
Robert Fisch witnessed Jews working for the Germans while he was incarcerated. Those complicit kapos, as they were...
Thomas Kolesa was told to clean up his area and get everything ship shape. General MacArthur [Annotator's Note: General...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
Crismon and Malcolm Higgins talked over what they wanted to do. Higgins told him to go down to the back of the plane...
Herbert W. Ridyard was called up for service on his birthday, 6 July [Annotator's Note: 6 July 1943]. He had previously...
[Annotator's Note: Paul Bosworth served in the USAAF as a tail gunner on a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber in...
Wallace Jeffery entered service after receipt of his draft notice. He signed up at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. [...
Barbara Pathe was disappointed that she missed the Normandy Invasion. She was sent by train to Brooklyn, New York where...
Edwin Knight was drafted at Camp Robinson in Arkansas and put on a train traveling west. After a cold and uncomfortable...
Joseph Yourkavitch was born in October 1925. He served in Company C, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th...
Mary Edwards began working for the Army at Higgins Industries when she was 16 years old. She had finished high school...
Joseph Rockforte's company [Annotator's Note: Company F, 2nd Battalion, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division...
Joseph Yourkavitch was captured on 16 December [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944]. It had started out as a normal day...
Harold Joslin was transported from Guam directly to Japan on the Argentina Maru. [Annotator's Note: Joslin had been...
Robert Fulton had been brought to Japan to be interrogated by the Japanese Navy general staff in a camp called Ōfuna....
Lawrence Richard "Red" Gilbert was put on a work detail building houses on a Jewish cemetery. They used the tombstones...
William Fili was concerned about what his parents were feeling, but it would drive him nuts if he thought about it too...
[Annotator's Note: Robert Doolan was marched from Stalag Luft III in Zagań, Poland to Stalag VII-A in Moosburg, Germany...
Before crossing the Moselle River, James Deal received wounds from shrapnel. The location had been cleared of enemy...
The Germans were good fighters, according to Harry Koukos, and they were ruthless, cruel and brutal. He recalled going...
After he returned to duty, Lloyd Dendy had a case come up where a member had a death in the family. The Red Cross is...
John S. Johnson remained in Camp Kiangwang until May 1945. Their workload eased up and conditions improved as more and...
While in captivity, Walter Bowsher received few Red Cross packages, and, of those he received, some of them were...
Robert Whitcomb was put in a compound with Polish prisoners who had been there for six years [Annotator's Note: at...
To Edward LaPorta, everything in the camp [Annotator's Note: Stalag III-B in Fürstenberg, Germany] was in sad shape but...
Edward Tipper credits paratrooper training with assisting in making the attack on Carentan a success. The decision was...
For Holly Reynolds, the experience of being overseas was so unusual that she appreciated it as a whole. She is also...
According to Charles Harrison the prisoners maintained discipline in the prison camps under good leadership. There were...
David Hanning was born in May 1927 in Saranac Lake, New York. His mother, a nurse from Montreal [Annotator's Note:...
Earl Flanagan recalled his voyage overseas as enjoyable. It reminded him of rollercoasters which he loved. He did not...
Rob Roy Ratliff joined the Marine Corps and trained with some of the Navajo code talkers. He received a ten day leave [...
The first prison camp that Robert Tyler Oakes went to was Stalag Luft IV [Annotator's Note: Pomerania, Poland]. The...

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