United States -- Armed Forces
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Certificate for Ernest K. Loeb for "meritorious achievement in ground operations against the enemy, European Theater of Operations during the Central Europe Campaign".
Bronze Star MEdal awarded for for "meritorious achievement in ground operations against the enemy, European Theater of Operations during the Central Europe Campaign".
Ellsworth Hayes was a US soldier during WWII and was with a unit that witnessed a British liberated concentration camp. Originally from Pueblo, Hayes was drafted into the Army in 1940. He describes what he saw at the camp.
Interview discusses life in Hungary, immigration to Argentina, life in Argentina, immigration to the United States and life in New York and Denver. Contracted tuberculosis in New York, came Denver and was at NJH for about one year.
Interview covers life experiences in Poland in the early 1930s, increasing antisemitism. Escaped to Cuba in 1936 and then came to America. Joined the US Army, experience of the war from the army perspective. Reuniting with his sister, only surviving member of his family. Experience in postwar America and attitudes toward America, family and Jewish organizations.