War crimes trials

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An incident occurred at the camp that cost Grant a tough interrogation when he returned to the United States. Workers...
Joseph DeMott eventually lost track of the friends he made in the prison camps on Java. One of the men, who had part of...
The location Gordon Higgins was sent for occupation duty was at Dachau, near Munich, Germany. There were 10,000 German...
On 6 August 1945, Gerald Abbenhaus was training with the 3rd Chemical Mortar Battalion north of Nuremburg, Germany. The...
Soon after joining the 1st Infantry Division, Ralph Sykes became charge of quarters. One night, while typing a letter...
Andrew Kiniry reached Hohra and then entered into Buchenwald. The sights in the concentration camp were unbelievable....
John S. Johnson stood with his hands in the air as the Japanese searched his pockets. He had no water or food for a day...
When Walter Bowsher was at the Post Exchange at San Diego, he found out about a cruel Japanese interpreter being...
Arthur Staymates studied with the MPs [Annotator's Note: military police] prior to leading the guards during the...
Peter Somogyi talks to school children. He feels it is important for them to hear the testimony of survivors. What he...
Whiney Harris was born in August 1912 in Seattle, Washington. He attended the University of Washington and the...
When the war ended, Thomas Ballew's unit [Annotator's Note: Headquarters, 231st Searchlight Battalion] was in Furth...
There had been no specific time frame to complete the Nuremberg trail, but Whitney Harris said everyone tried to...
Norman Riggsby worked as an MP [Annotator’s Note: military policeman] and as a judge. When they not on motorcycle...
Bernard Marcus deployed from New York to Le Havre, France and then to Paris. He stayed at a delightful hotel in Paris....
Walter Bowsher felt the commander of the prison camp at Wusong was the worst person he met. He was named Ishihara [...
After the war, Earl Flanagan worked for the Military Government because of his ability to speak French. Only two months...
Nick Cristiano says the Japanese guards [Annotator's Note: at Ofuna prisoner of war camp, Kamakura, Japan] were bored...
Guy Stern feels that calling something memorable can be both positive and negative. Getting to his hometown of...
A collective document center was established by Whiney Harris and his colleagues in the Nuremberg Palace of Justice....
Among the prisoners in Ralph Sykes' prison were Hermann Goering's wife and daughter. The wives of other prisoners were...
When Alan Moskin was on occupation duty [Annotator's Note: in Europe from 8 May 1945 to 1 March 1946] the Nuremberg War...
Horace Sharp and his men were billeted in former SS barracks when they reached Nuremburg. He had been rounding up SS...
Samuel Lombardo had 100 people working for him in the effort to get the palace and courtroom ready [Annotator's Note:...
Soon after the war, Ray League's involvement with the 65th Infantry Division ended. The division was disbanded, and he...
[Annotator's Note: The video begins with William Leibold taking the interviewers through a book of photographs. The...
Henry Malec did not have sufficient points to return home immediately after the war ended. He was subject to being...
Grant Jiro Hirabayashi reunited with his parents in Minnesota where they had relocated after they were released from...
Asked if any of the Nuremberg defendants showed any remorse, Whitney Harris said that in his opinion, the only one who...
Ralph Sykes does not remember how he heard about Goering [Annotator's Note: German Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering]...
Emmett Guderian's Navy career gave him all kinds of new experiences, from world travel to intense emotions. He...
Peter Somogyi found that when he was in officer's school in Israel, he faced a big problem. His fellow trainees who had...
Judah Samet does not hate the Germans but at the same time he cannot forgive them for the six million dead Jews. Anti-...
Horace Sharp was discharged in May 1946 after his return to the United States. He attended college using the G.I. Bill...
[Annotators Note: There is dead air at the beginning of this segment. The segment actually begins at 1:04:45:500.] For...
David Paul Spencer could hear the testimony. It was all in German so he could not understand everything that was going...

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