Tagged Stories

Visit to Dachau

It was spring, 1973. I was 19. My sister and I were visiting Munich. We wanted to take the day trip to Dachau and inquired at the Munich travel ...

Jean McGavin | 2013
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