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Albert Hatala was born in 1923 in Czechoslovakia. When he was about six months old his father moved to the United...
Louis Frydman was removed from the Warsaw ghetto. A train took the surviving ghetto uprising participants to Majdanek...
After the Battle of the Bulge Tom Quigley was taken out of combat and sent to a hospital due to an injury to his back...
Luna Kaufman was shipped to Germany to work for the same factory who owned them before [Annotator's Note: Kaufman was...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
Lorraine Mesken said people were eager to participate in victory gardens and bond drives. They felt it was their duty....
Kent Butzer Kellegrew was born in September 1923 in Duluth, Minnesota. After four years in Duluth, his family moved to...
Nita Fay Overby was born near Manitou, Oklahoma in 1925. During the Great Depression [Annotator's Note: the Great...
Elizabeth Bedson Wehner went to Purdue [Annotator's Note: Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana]. She had to...
June Tinker's older sister went to Patterson Field, Ohio for defense work training. Tinker went to Charleston, West...
Schuyler Lininger was sent to the Pacific in August 1945. He was part of the replacement troops coming in for the...
Phyllis Lenhard grew up in the Detroit area, and she noticed that it changed during the war. The population increased,...
At Oak Ridge [Annotator's Note: Oak Ridge, Tennessee], there were three shifts running all the time. Dieter Gruen...
[Annotator's Note: Dieter Gruen worked as a scientist in the chemistry research division of the Manhattan Project at...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Mildred "Jean" Liparoto just did what she had to do [Annotator's Note: to get by with nephews, brothers, and a husband...
[Annotator's Note: A woman off camera interjects throughout this segment.] Mary Julia Tarnow never felt any friction...
Nelson Constant remembers Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on 7 December...
Thomas Kolesa got married. He went to Edwardsville [Annotator's Note: Edwardsville, Illinois] and his mother was crying...
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Ed Rendelman was born in 1919 in Detroit, Michigan. His family moved to southern Illinois six weeks after he was born...
Jack Albert Del Monte was born in May 1921 in Brooklyn, New York [Annotator's Note: Brooklyn is one of the five...
Bowdre McDowell was born in October 1923 in Amite County in southwest Mississippi. He grew up on a cotton farm and...
Jack Appel was born in Brooklyn, New York [Annotator's Note: Brooklyn is one of the five boroughs in New York, New York...
Claud Neal Fristoe, Jr. was born in December 1923 in Hoxie, Arkansas. His mother was a telephone operator and his...
Samuel Malta was born in March 1925 at Revere, Massachusetts near Boston. He learned to swim early since it was a...
David McKinley Blackwell was born in Holden, Louisiana and grew up in Washington Parish. He grew up on a farm where...
Roy Joseph Moss was born in March 1922 in West Point, Utah. His grandparents had crossed the plains in 1847 and settled...
Henry Joseph Malec was born in 1926 in Detroit, Michigan. He lost two brothers, Rudolf and Bruno, to the flu epidemic...
Norman Bussel was born 2 October 1923 in Memphis, Tennessee. His father was in the grocery business. He attended the...
Warren R. Schmitt was born in May 1921 in the Irish Channel [Annotator's Note: a neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana...
James Siracuse was born in Upper Manhattan [Annotator's Note: New York, New York] in 1920. He was raised there. He...
Stewart "Stu" Bass was born and raised in Western Montana, about 20 miles outside of Missoula. He was the middle child...
Howard Chandler was born a Jew in Wierzbnik, Poland [Annotator's Note: now known as Starachowice, Poland] in December...
Roy Uthes was born in June 1923. He had two brothers and two sisters. He grew up in a large home and was the youngest...
Bob Miksa [Annotator’s Note: Robert Miksa] was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the suburb of Cicero. Right...

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