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Benjamin Schleider was serving with the 6th Armored Division when they started welding flanges to the steel tracks...
Luba Keller was motivated to tell the stories of her time in the concentration camps because her synagogue suggested...
Ingrid Radke-Azvedo was living in Berlin, Germany when the city was divided by the Allies. The Russians wanted all of...
Isabella Karle heard on the radio that the atom bomb had been dropped. At first she was amazed that it actually worked...
Robert Rans' first impression of the B-24 [Annotator's Note: Consolidated B-24 Liberator heavy bomber] was that it was...
After World War 2 ended, Gail Halvorsen remained in the US Air Force. He had flown in the Berlin Airlift [Annotator's...
Paul Pizzolongo received a Bronze Star for his work as a medic. He had the Medical Caduceus, Combat Medic Badge, and...
Norman Bussel went to Florida to be assigned to a B-17 [Annotator’s Note: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress] crew. The pilot...
Guy Stern was present in April 1945 when the allies liberated the German army prison at Torgau [Annotator's Note:...
The soldiers were appreciative of the nurses. In England, Irma Darphin worked as a mail censor at night. There were 100...
After liberating the Los Baños Japanese internment camp, Philippines, Henry Muller and the 11th Airborne Division went...
After surviving the bombing of Berlin [Annotator's Note: Berlin was bombed 363 times between 1940 and 1945] as a child...
Luba Keller says that the Nazis came to the work camps over time, and took people out. Some were killed and some were...
The last war for Holocaust Survivor Daniel Szafran was the 1956 war. [Annotator's Note: The Suez Crisis, or Second Arab...
Henry Muller was the G-2 [Annotator’s Note: Military designation; G means general staff position; -2 stands for...
John Kerner crossed the Elbe River where his unit [Annotator's Note: 110th Medical Battalion, 35th Infantry Division]...
Even now not a day goes by that Norman Bussel does not think of the four of crew members who were killed when their...
After being taken to Gestapo headquarters, Mark Rubin and his family were sent to the Sered transient camp [Annotator's...
Anna Nossbaum and her family were taken to Theresienstadt [Annotator’s Note: Theresienstadt; transit camp and ghetto;...
While in prison in Nuremberg, Germany, Norman Bussel would get information from the outside from a crystal radio a...
Henry Muller says that the XXIV Corp, Sixth US Army took over Bilibid prison [Annotator’s Note: Old Bilibid and New...
Norris Bucksell says that Rome, Italy is hard to beat. The war ending was great, but Rome was the best. Even the buses...
2 September 1945 was the official surrender on the USS Missouri. Muller had gone over to watch the Japanese go aboard...
Arnold Debrick would try to do just about anything. They were proceeding across France on a train and Debrick and a...
Norman Bussel had a crew member, Red [Annotator’s Note: Staff Sergeant William Peters, top turret gunner], that was not...
Annaliese Nossbaum was moved into a former nun’s cloister in Bonn, Germany when she was 12 years old. The Jews in Bonn...
Guy Stern had come to Saint Louis, Missouri in 1937 when he was 15 years old to escape Nazi Germany. He tried, but...
Norman Bussel was a prisoner of war inn Nuremberg [Annotator’s Note: Stalag XIII-D Nürnberg Langwasser; built on former...
Ejnar Christiansen started working for the United Fruit Company [Annotator's Note: now Chiquita Brands International]...
Norris Bucksell fired a gun for the first time on 8 May 1945, V-E Day [Annotator's Note: Victory in Europe Day], and...
Melvin Dahlberg was in the battle for Hill 1098 [Annotator's Note: part of Maritime Alps in Southern France]. They were...
The Battle of the Bulge [Annotator's Note: Battle of the Bulge or Ardennes Counteroffensive, 16 December 1944 to 25...
Daniel Szafran was living in his home town of Stryków, Poland when war broke out December 1939. Prior to the war, they...
Marthe Cohn and her family arrived in Poitiers, France to stay with her father's brother. They had been asked to move...
Angelo Ciotta was between Camp LeJeune [Annotator's Note: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina...
Herbert Stern had received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and was...

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