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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...
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...
[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....
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:...
Lorraine Mesken said people were eager to participate in victory gardens and bond drives. They felt it was their duty....
Arnold Debrick got separated from his unit in Bastogne, Belgium and hitched a ride on a passing truck. When he got off...
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...
Robert Mayes knew the end of the war was impending when the Germans were trying to surrender to his unit [Annotator's...
James Weller and his outfit [Annotator’s Note: the 62nd Armored Field Artillery battalion] passed through Aachen and...

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