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.

Frances Thetford Cree

Frances Thetford Cree – Pearl Harbor

Frances Thetford Cree recalls hearing the news that Pearl Harbor had just been attacked. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Fred Christen

Fred Christen – Young Soldiers in War

Fred Christen gets emotional talking about the time he witnessed the evidence of war on young Marines’ faces. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Gerry Romanik

Gerry Romanik – Pearl Harbor

Gerry Romanik was just 15 years old when she and her classmates listened to Roosevelt’s speech about Pearl Harbor. She says it felt like the world was a puzzle just falling apart. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Al Tyler

Al Tyler – Philippines Mission World War II

Al Tyler was one of the three B-25s that were shot down on a tree top bombing mission over the Philippines in World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Neal

Jack Neal – Small World in War

Jack met someone after serving in Vietnam who happened to be in the same area as him during an intense moment and he didn’t even know. CLICK HERE to see Jack’s Short Story about the experiences he had on his birthday in Vietnam and Puff the Magic Dragon in the Vietnam Category! CLICK HERE to…

Richard Aston

Richard Aston – Paying to Watch the News in a Theater

Richard Describes going to the Movie Theater to watch Newsreels during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Richard’s Short Story on life during The Great Depression in The Great Depression Category! CLICK HERE to watch Richard’s Short Story about how automation technology affected his bakery business in the Great Inventions Category! CLICK HERE to watch the…

Seymore Farber

Seymour Farber – Various Stories from WWII Including Pearl Harbor

Seymour shares various stories from World war II.   CLICK HERE to see Seymour’s story about a couple who grew up in Japan, who were not aware that the Allied planes had bombed their city in the Short Story category, WWII – In the Pacific! CLICK HERE to see his story on his survival kit…

Seymour Farber – Roosevelt and Pearl Harbor

Seymour Farber believes President Roosevelt let Pearl Harbor happen in order to get the United States into World War II.   CLICK HERE to see Seymour share various stories from WWII including tales from Pearl Harbor in the Short Story category, WWII- In the Pacific! CLICK HERE to see Seymour’s story about a couple who…

Ruth & Wally Cowan

Ruth & Wally Cowan – WWII Pilot

Ruth and Wally Cowan talk about Wally becoming the first B-17 pilot at the young age of 19 years old. His daily job was bombing cities and returning his crew back safely. He completed 37 missions, including one where his engine was shot and a P-51 guided him through the air to safety in the…

Jim & Peg Ong

Jim & Peg Ong – Night Patrol

Jim and Peg Ong talk about a funny experience Jim had while on night patrol during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Robert Peck

Robert Peck – General Westmoreland

Robert Peck frequently gave aerial reconnaissance briefings to General Westmoreland during his time in Vietnam. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Howard Cox

Howard Cox – Scariest Moments in Korea

Howard describes his close-calls while in combat during the Korean War. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History!

Don Victorin

Don Victorin – Life in Korea

Don gives details about his life during the Korean War, including how the North Koreans never broke through his line. CLICK HERE to see Don’s Short Story on the worst experience he had while in Korea in the Korean War Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jim Reed

Jim Reed – Saving People

Jim Reed shares what it was like saving people and the special little girl he met while giving out rations during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Jim’s Short Story on his 26 days in Iwo Jima including a sneak attack on his first day. By the end of his time there, 6,821 US Soldiers were…

Korean War

Korean War Compilation

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lwf/uploads/_Compilations/KoreanWar_4-5-2016.mp4 Edited in 2016

Luther Fielder

Luther Fielder – Smuggling a Dog Onboard

Luther talks about his experience smuggling a dog onboard his ship, the USS Mississippi during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Luther’s Short Story about when nearly the entire Second Division on his ship was killed in the World War II – In The Pacific Category! CLICK HERE to see his full Oral History!

Edward Kersten

Edward Kersten – Integration of the Army

Edward Kersten remembers the day Harry Truman mandated a Presidential order to completely integrate the military. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Wib Sutherland

Wib Sutherland – Friendly Fire

Wib Sutherland, who servec in the Korean War, talks about his friend being hit by a mortar and company being shot with friendly fire. CLICK HERE to see Wib’s Short Story about having to write his friend’s girlfriend after he was killed by a mortar, in the Korean War Short Story Category! CLICK HERE to…

Joseph Berg Jr

Joseph Berg Jr. – How the Japanese Viewed Americans After WWII

Joseph lived in Japan after WWII and he shares about how Japanese people treated him during his time living there and how he felt about it. CLICK HERE to see Joseph’s Short Story on how his grandmother had a unique concern about Joe’s service, in the WWII – In Europe and at Home Category! CLICK…

S.D. Houston

S.D. Houston – Surviving an Invasion

S.D. Houston talks about his brother keeping himself alive during an invasion. CLICK HERE to see S. D. Houston’s Short Story on Arnold Palmer in the Famous or Notorious People Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on some of the scary moments he experienced, in the WWII – In Europe and at Home…