Karl Lyon was born in 1922. His hometown was Buhl, in Baden Germany.
In 1928 Karl's mother died.
In 1930 Karl's father re-married. Karl had no problems with this new mother.
In 1931 Karl's second mom had a baby.
Also Karl started experiencing anti-Semitism in his school.
In 1937 Karl went to America to escape the Nazi
In March of 1939 Karl's parents and his brother go to Cuba for thirteen months.
In 1940 Karl's parents and brother go to America.
1942 - 1944
In 1942 both Karl's aunt and grandmother were sent to a concentration camp. In 1944 they were liberated.
On November 14, 1942 Karl is drafted into the U.S. military.
On April 19, 1943 Karl became an official U.S. citizen.
In 1944 Karl's Infantry landed in the already liberated town of Marsielles.
In 1948 Karl met Gloria, a holocaust survivor.
They later married.