Replay the video: New York Times bestseller Jan Jarboe Russell discusses her book The Train to Crystal City at the Central Library Auditorium. This book is about a secret internment camp in Texas during World War II. These camps housed Japanese, German and Italian immigrants.
Browse Stories in WWII
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 29 2016 - 2:54pm
Stinson Municipal Airport celebrates Independence Day with the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Central Wing and includes a free Family Fun Fair with swing dance lessons, stilt walker, children’s activities, free photo booth, music and more, Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 19 2016 - 8:59pm
Replay the video from Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger's discussion of his book, "A German Life: Against All Odds, Change is Possible." Dr. Wollschlaeger described his struggle growing up in Germany in the shadow of his father, a highly-decorated WWII German tank commander and Nazi officer. Dr. Wollschlaeger eventually converted to Judaism, emigrated to Israel and served in the Israel Defense Forces as a medical officer.
Written by UIWPR on May 17 2016 - 10:04am
This presentation is like other documentaries based on wartime experiences. The stories we tell stem from live interviews with local veterans of WW II. The themes of this production are universal; we strive to touch people through the very real human values that are exhibited during any legitimate war.