Veterans

Veterans from all over the world tell their stories from the wars. Exclusive stories told by people who lived them. Collections of short stores from the Wars and Military category.

Jack Douglass JD Ashabranner

Jack Douglas “JD” Ashabranner – Navy during the Korean War

Jack Douglas Ashabranner talks about his experience in the Navy during the Korean War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Mike Mervosh

Mike “Iron Mike” Mervosh – Rules of Engagement in Vietnam

Mike Mervosh explains the rules of engagement and his experiences in Vietnam. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Joseph Berg Jr

Joseph Berg Jr. – World War II Service

Joseph Berg’s grandmother had a unique concern about Joe’s service in World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Daniel Lester Rosenberg

Daniel Lester Rosenberg – World War II in the Pacific

Daniel Rosenberg served in the Pacific during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Barney Goldberg

Barney Goldberg – Blonde and Sweet Coffee

Barney Goldberg talks about his experience on a recommissioned ship and how it changed his coffee drinking habits for the rest of his life. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jim Graham

Jim Graham – Scary Moment Flying a B-17

Jim Graham recounts his scariest moments flying a B-17 in World War II, and talks about 720 Warren. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Thomas Russell

Thomas Russell – Kamikaze’s Tactics

One of Thomas Russell’s scariest moments was when he was attacked by kamikazes on the hospital ship he was onboard. See him talk about his near death experience and how Kamikazes worked. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

Fred Christen

Fred Christen – Young Soldiers in War

Fred Christen talks about the young faces of the soldiers he saw going into the war. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Desmond Fuller

Desmond Fuller – Marines in Iwo Jima

Desmond Fuller was in the first wave of Marines who landed in Iwo Jima. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Neal – Puff the Magic Dragon

  Jack Neal shares about the crazy experiences he had on his birthday in the Viet Nam war and meeting Puff the Magic Dragon. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.  

John Lucky Luckadoo

John “Lucky” Luckadoo – Member of the Bloody 100th

Lucky Luckadoo was a member of the “Bloody 100th” the 100th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

S.D. Houston

S.D. Houston – Merchant Marines Convoy

S.D. Houston talks about some of the scary moments he experienced during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Morris Shaw

Morris Shaw – Waist Gunner on a B-17

Morris Shaw was a waist gunner on a B-17 in World War II, and he took a picture of his wingman right at the moment the wingman was his by German anti-aircraft fire. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Buzz Peterman

Buzz Peterman – Mid-Air Collision

Buzz Peterman was involved in a mid-air collision in Vietnam. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Gerry Romanik

Gerry Romanik – Pearl Harbor

Gerry Romanik remembers the day Pearl Harbor was attacked. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Carl Taber

Carl Taber – 7th Medical Supply Depot

Carl Taber served in North Africa, Italy and France during World War II with the 7th Medical Supply Depot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Theresa Tinghitella

Theresa Tinghitella – Boyfriend Expectations

Theresa Tinghitella talks about how hard it was to find a boyfriend that would meet her mother’s expectations. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Harold Culver- Emergency Helicopter Landing

Harold Culver talks about one of his most frightening missions, where his helicopter lost its landing gear and was forced to make an interesting emergency landing.   CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers full Oral History CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers Featured Short about some of the trouble he went through to run coding and…

Bonny Joy

Bonnie Joy – Returning from War

Bonnie Joy recounts seeing her uncle arriving home from World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

James "Jim" Hardwick

Jim Hardwick – Pearl Harbor

James “Jim” Hardwick recalls the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History