Tagged Stories


A SUNDAY IN DECEMBER

A SUNDAY IN DECEMBER As the curtain descends on Act One. Bright lights illuminate the gloom in the auditorium. My feet reach for the hard fl...

Lois Keating Learned | 2011
After World War II

  The whole world seemed to change after WWII. Most of us drew a sizable sigh of relief. In my family my 2 brothers came home — one from Euro...

Jeanie Henry | 07/2015
War Bonds

Since my grandfather was head of the New York State War Bond drive during WWII, I was expected to contribute to it. My weekly allowance was 25 c...

Lois Keating Learned | 2012
The Smells of the Past

In the books people write they continue to exist, tho' they may have passed. It's peculiar what you remember. I thought it would be pictures tha...

Irene Murray | 2012
I Was a Prisoner of War

The following is an interview of Mr. S., a Jewish American soldier held as a prisoner of war in a German Camp during World War II. In...

Mr. S. | December 2012
Marie Sturm

Life in Prague During German Occupation Marie Sturm was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in June 1925. Marie was an only child and lived with her...

Toni Sturm | 2014
World War II Draftee

World War II Draftee My friend and I had been to the movies and we were coming and they were talking about Pearl Harbor. We just said, “Where ...

Tom Julian | 2011