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After Erik Johnsen graduated from his final training at Kings Point, [Annotator's Note: US Merchant Marine Academy,...
Ernest Gross was 15 years old when he and his family were ordered from their home by Hungarian police. They were...
Eugene Vaadi and his crew were shot down by MiG-15s [Annotator's Note: Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, NATO name: Fagot] over...
Joseph Orlando enlisted as a Marine and describes Basic Training as six weeks of close-order drill and pure nonsense...
Ernest Gross, a prisoner at Kaufering [Annotator's Note: Kaufering; subcamp of Dachau; Landsberg am Lech, Germany],...
Donald Lindquist was an officer in the US Merchant Marine during World War 2 and returned to military service during...
Daniel Szafran was born in February 1927 in Stryków, Poland. He came from a large family having five brothers, two...
David Oreck trained as a civilian pilot for the Lend-Lease Program [Annotator's Note: An Act to Promote the Defense of...
Daniel Szafran emigrated to Palestine in 1946 after surviving the Holocaust. The King David Hotel was bombed by the...
Eugene Vaadi had been a prisoner in China since January 1953. August 1956 he and his crew members were called in...
Curtis Brooks was living in Manila when the Japanese on landed on Luzon, Philippines. The first landings were on Aparri...
The ship Angelo Ciotta was on headed to Iwo Jima, Japan, had so many people on board it was bad for him. He got the top...
George Haines was an infantry scout [Annotator's Note: in the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division] on New...
Daniel Szafran survived Auschwitz [Annotator's Note: Auschwitz II-Birkenau in Brzesinka, Poland] and then was involved...
Joseph Orlando reads of our servicemen committing suicide and he does not understand it. He knew men who were bitter...
Robert Rans was discharged from the US Army Air Forces in 1946. He immediately applied and was accepted at Notre Dame [...
John Laborde retired from his own business in October 1994. He feels that his time serving as an adjutant in MacArthur'...
On 2 March 1945, Eugene Vaadi and his crew were shot down over Dresden, Germany. Once a prisoner of war, he was...
After landing in Normandy, John Kerner and his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division...
John Moran says that there was not much humor while in the war. He saw things that were funny, like a tank driving over...
Daniel Szafran survived the Holocaust and wars as a soldier in Israel. When he came to the United States, he had an...