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.

Tony Berry – Working in a Military Morgue

CLICK HERE to see Tony Berry’s full Oral History CLICK HERE to see Tony’s Featured short about overcoming segregation as a young man CLICK HERE to see Tony’s Featured short about how his father built and ran the first ‘black’ newspaper “The Houston Informer” CLICK HERE to see Tony’s Featured short about landing a plane…

John Terry Smith MD

Dr. John Terry Smith – USS Indianapolis

Dr. John Smith relates the story of the USS Indianapolis that brought atomic bomb components to Guam and was then sunk by a Japanese torpedo. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Max Edward Tonkon

Max Edward Tonkon – Hiding under a Civil War Wagon

Max Edward Tonkon talks about his great aunt hid under a wagon during the Civil War while General Sherman and his troop passed on their march to the sea. 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.  

Ralph Dugger

Ralph Dugger – FDR Fireside

Ralph Dugger recalls FDR’s fireside chats. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Rozina Valimsky

Rozina Vlasimski – German Occupation

Rozina Vlaminski grew up in Prague and experiences the German occupation and the post war take over by the communists. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – D-Day

Bob Warren talks about how he learned that he was being sent on a mission in anticipation for D-Day. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Colonel Bob Bullock

Colonel Bob Bullock – Flying for Martha Rae

Colonel Bob Bullock flew actress Martha Rae on a tour to three Special Forces camps. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jay Beck MD

Jay Beck, MD – Pearl Harbor

Jay Beck recalls where he was when Pearl Harbor was attacked and some of the changes the nation experienced. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Alan Waters

Alan Waters – Public Relations Agent for Glenn Miller

Alan Waters was the public relations agent for Glenn Miller and the military band he formed. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Christina Waller

Christina Waller – Adopted During Vietnam War

  Christina tells the story of how she was adopted by an American family from Vietnam during the Vietnam war. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

Don Saddler

Don Saddler – Cargo Planes in Vietnam

Don Saddler recalls his missions flying cargo planes in Vietnam. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Glory Maria Posey

Glory Marie Posey – Building Marble Falls

Glory Marie Posey’s grandfather built the Texas town of Marble Falls after he was blinded in the Civil War CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Seymour Farber – Roosevelt and Pearl Harbor

Seymour Farber believes President Roosevelt let Pearl Harbor happen in order to get the United States into World WarII. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Prior

Jack Prior – Nimitz Aircraft

Jack Prior worked for Admiral Rickover designing the Nimitz class aircraft carrier engine room. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Carroll V Glines Jr

Carroll V. Glines Jr. – Tokyo Raid

Carroll V. Glines was General Doolittle’s biographer and he chronicled the raid on Tokyo. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Susan Hall

Susan Hall – Pearl Harbor

Susan Hall remembers the day Pearl Harbor was attacked when she was a little girl. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Leon Rubenstein

Leon Rubenstein – Marshall Islands: Attacked by Kamikazes

Leon Rubenstein was in the battles for the Marshall Islands, Iwo Jima and Okinawa, where his ship was attacked by two Kamikaze flights. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jarl McDaniel – Boston Harbor Scary Moment

Jarl McDaniel remembers his scariest moment during World War II, at the Boston Harbor. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Evan Blakely DDS 2

Evan Blakely – Value of a Fox Hole

Evan Blakely was at an air base during WWII in France in support of the Battle of the Bulge when he learned the value of a deep fox hole. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History