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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Revis Haslett went to Miami, Florida for the trip overseas around the middle of November [Annotator's Note: November...
Marigold "Margot" McNeely was born in London, England in 1926. She moved from London to a small seaside resort called...
Holly Frederick Reynolds was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. She was born in Virginia because her mother was there at the...
Gerhard Franzky could quit the Hitler Youth but he was not allowed to quit the civil defense. Soon it was 1942. Many of...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...
The Red Cross members in London tried to talk Holly Reynolds out of getting married overseas but there was a group of...
Samuel Jenkins remembers the raid on Hammelburg. [Annotator's Note: The Hammelburg Raid or Task Force Baum was the...
Edward LaPorta does not recall the date he was captured at Kasserine Pass in North Africa. He believes that the reason...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
After spending one day in Paris, France, Hugh Colbert boarded a train for Le Havre, France in Normandy. Upon arriving...
Frank Fontana went into Holland then Belgium. He was a supply sergeant for the whole outfit [Annotator's Note: 93rd...
That was the end of combat for Harold DeForest. After DeForest got out of the hospital he was supposed to go back to...
[Annotator's Note: James Siracuse served in the USAAF as a pilot flying Douglas A-20 Havoc light bombers in the 669th...
Anthony Costa was sent to Osaka aboard a ship to work on the docks there. He was in a transport ship hold where he did...
Barbara Pathe was born in Bethel, Ohio. She lived there until she was eight years old. She had an older brother, an...
As the war drew nearer and nearer to an end, Hugh Colbert and the rest of the American prisoners in the German labor...
Joy Skelton witnessed pamphlets being dropped on her prison camp. They told of the war being over. She always feared...
The worst camp Pearson Riddle stayed at was every camp following his experience in China. The worst camp he stayed in...
[Annotator's Note: Charles Fitts, Jr. served in the Army in the 2nd Platoon mortar squad, Company C, 66th Armored...
After German forces captured Hugh Colbert and his unit from the 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry...

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