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[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...
Russell Hoff reached Bad Orb and was assigned to a barracks in the camp. When a group of Americans killed a German...
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...
Joseph Yourkavitch was captured on 16 December [Annotator's Note: 16 December 1944]. It had started out as a normal day...
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...
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...
[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...
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 mortar squad, 2nd Platoon, Company C, 66th Armored...
After German forces captured Hugh Colbert and his unit from the 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry...
Rothacker Smith, a medic in the 366th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Infantry Division in Italy, was captured by German forces...
When the Germans captured Hugh Colbert and his unit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st Battalion, 422nd Infantry...
There was an incident involving the Red Cross where Elmo Espree and another black soldier wanted to enter the facility...
James Livaudais saw a man named Oseroff killed. That was the first combat death that Livaudais witnessed. He merely...
Revis Haslett initially wanted to join the Marines but went into the Army Air Forces instead. He was working with a...
At the time Rosemary Elfer's two brothers and a sister were serving in the military. Her brother Edward fought on Wake...
After all he witnessed in the war, Anthony Costa had no negative feelings toward the Japanese. He was raised with...
Food was extremely scarce for Hugh Colbert and his comrades in German prison camp. Morning rations consisted of a half...
Elmo Espree was impressed with the huge size of the first camp he trained at. Customarily, the service facilities are...
When Harry Bell and the other prisoners arrived [Annotator's Note: at Stalag IX-B in Bad Orb, Germany] they were...
The Red Cross had to raise 75,000 dollars for the statue [Annotator’s Note: for a Red Cross memorial]. It was made by...
[Annotator's Note: Eva Schloss is an Austrian born Jew who fled to Amsterdam with her family after the Nazis came to...

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