The map only displays records that have geographic information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...

The timeline only displays records that have date information. Switch to the grid view to see all records.

Daniel Szafran had only one friend killed in an offensive. [Annotator's Note: There is a break in the tape then starts...
Gail Halvorsen says that his most memorable experiences of World War 2 was meeting the kids in Berlin, Germany, finding...
James Marks had been present at Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands for atomic bomb tests. About two months later, he was...
The morning of 9 December 1941 was calm for the most part in Pasay, Luzon, Philippines. Curtis Brooks and his brother...
Harry Carlson stayed with his crew for the remainder of the war. The crew came from a wide range of states and...
Besides morphine and cigarettes, John Kerner also carried along scotch. Back in England, they were worried the Germans...
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
On 4 February [Annotator's Note: 4 February 1945] Curtis Brooks looked out and saw all of the American military. Right...
James Marks was on a ship that was carrying people to American Samoa. The ship tied up at the pier and he decided to...
Philip Dunford feels the Japanese were very capable fighters, but were also very cruel. What they did to an American...
Curtis Brooks knew the Americans were approaching the Philippines. In 1944, the Japanese military posture in the...
Philip Dunford was on a huge transport ship that was full of troops. One person had been overseas once and told him he...
Curtis Brooks arrived for duty in Korea at night. His unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters Battery, 10th Field...
Thomas Tizzard was assigned to the USS Helena (CL-50) and sent to Nouméa, New Caledonia. A person had told him the...
John Laborde was assigned to General MacArthur's [Annotator's Note: US Army General Douglas MacArthur] advance echelon...
Annaliese Nossbaum traveled for three days by train from Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp...
When John Moran was in Belgium during the Battle of Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes...
[Annotator's Note: No mention is made here of the mission being described, however, from later interviews and the...
Eugene Vaadi enlisted in the US Army Air Forces at age 20 and was sent to Maxwell Field in Montgomery, Alabama for...
John Moran's first day of action in Obergailbach, France was the day after a large battle had been fought. Bill Hundley...
Reuben Weiner was sent on a run with the 105th Infantry Division. He stayed in a two-story building with a photo...
After leaving the intelligence service in January 1946, Marthe Cohn worked in Lindau, Germany. She registered to go to...
Gail Halvorsen thought the Berlin Airlift [Annotator's Note: the Western Allies' operation to supply the blockaded city...
Joseph Orlando knew he was a Marine immediately. In Basic Training they would be told they were better than any other...
Bryce Jordan was discharged from active duty in the US Air Force in 1954 and returned to the Air National Guard....
Curtis Brooks and his family had been on a vacation trip aboard the SS Potsdam and encountered a Nazi ceremony taking...
John Kerner took a German passenger ship overseas to Europe. He shared a stateroom with five other officers, and they...
Ingrid Radke-Azvedo could tell who was bombing Berlin at night by the sounds of the planes [Annotator's Note: Berlin...
James Marks was assigned to the USS Nassau (CVE-16), an escort aircraft carrier, as a chaplain. It was not a very fast...
Mark Rubin and his family had been sent to Terezin [Annotator's Note: Theresienstadt transit camp and ghetto in Terezin...
Angus Lorenzen took regular types of classes in the Japanese internment camp at Santo Tomas University in Manila,...
The Japanese were friendly towards children, so Angus Lorenzen did not fear them. He talked with them until about four...
Robert Max vividly remembered 16 December 1944, day one of the Battle of the Bulge, as the Germans' final major effort...
John Angier had been shot down over Cologne, Germany, nearly beaten to death by civilians and saved from them by German...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks historian George Will about his and his father's personal connections to...
James Marks arrived in Boston, Massachusetts from New York. He was shown to his room and was given a basketball. He...

Pages