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.

Steve Hart

Steve Hart – Forced to Land in a German Minefield

Steve talks about being forced to land in a minefield by German aircraft during WWII, and other scary moments from the war. CLICK HERE to see Steve’s Short Story on how he flew Eisenhower and how he was just like a father to him in the WWII – In Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to see the…

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – D-Day

Bob Warren recalls learning that he and five other soldiers were being sent on another mission to replace the pilots they were going to lose on D-Day. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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Vietnam War Compilation

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Bill Whitten – Germans and Koreans on Americans

Bill talks about the interactions he had with Germans and Koreans while serving in the military, and the way they thought about Americans after WWII and the Korean War. CLICK HERE to see Bill’s Short Story on flying in the U.S. Airforce in the Korean War category! CLICK HERE to see his Round Table Discussion on…

Harold Culver- Intro to Vietnam

Harold Culver talks about his “explosive” welcome to Vietnam.   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 de-coding operations during the Vietnam War. CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers Featured Short about one of his…

Harold Culver- Running Army Communications

Harold Culver Talks about some of the trouble he went through to run coding and de-coding operations during the Vietnam War.   CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers full Oral History CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers Featured Short about his “explosive” welcome to Vietnam. CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers Featured Short about one of his…

Harold Culver- Emergency Helicopter Landing

Harold Culver talks about having to change code every 24 hours and 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…

Walt McGinnis

Walt McGinnis – Attacking the Train

Walt McGinnis talks about when he was ordered to destroy a supply train on the side of a cliff during the Korean War. CLICK HERE to see Walt’s full Roundtable with other Korean War Veterans!

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Lenore Farber – WWII Scrapbook

Lenore Farber talks about how she kept a scrapbook of the letters she received from her husband during the war and the newspaper headlines that correlated with the letters. Her husband, Seymour, did a total of 17 missions over Japan flying a B-29. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Maurice Ashkinaz

Maurice Ashkinaz – Aircraft Gunners

Maurice explains how the gunners on the aircraft help the pilots avoid anti-aircraft fire. CLICK HERE to see Maury’s Short Story where he talks about the difference between Hollywood and actually flying over Europe during WWII in the WWII in Europe and Home category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about the lead plane in his…

Joe Applewhite

Joe Applewhite – The Chinese Attacked

CLICK HERE to see his Short Story on his great grandfather during and after the Civil War, including the start of sharecropping in the Slavery & Segregation Category! CLICK HERE to see Applewhite’s full Oral History! Born in 1928 Raised in New Albany, MS Army Korean War Filmed in Dallas, TX in 2014

Ito Perl

Seinwil “Ito” Perl – U-Boat Survivors

Ito Perl talks about how his father would clothe U-Boat accident victims during WWII. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jim & Peg Ong

Jim & Peg Ong – Conditions in the Field

Jim and Peg Ong talk about interrogating German soldiers that were in hiding, interviewing throughout different cities, and the excitement of having two portable showers brought to their base for their first real shower in six months. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Bradshaw

Jack Bradshaw – Grandfather Fought in the Civil War

Jack Bradshaw talks about his grandfather who was a General Aide in the Civil War. Jack recalls his grandfather being captured by Mosby’s Raiders, escaping, and going back to work with the Union Army. CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about getting lost while flying during WWII in the WWII – In The Pacific Category!…

Dick Hamann

Richard “Dick” Hamann – USS Wisconsin Reunion

Dick Hamann talks about the first reunion of the USS Wisconsin crew in 1989 as it was going back into commission. It included all the old crew members from World War II and the Korean War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Schott – Raising of the US Flag in Iwo Jima

Bill Schott witnessed the raising of the US Flag on Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Daniel Lester Rosenberg

David Lester Rosenberg – Marine Bootcamp

David talks about his experience training to be a Marine during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Daniel’s Short Story about what service to the country meant to him, and why he enlisted, in the WWII – In the Pacific Category! CLICK HERE to see Daniel’s Short Story on how he served in the Pacific in the WWII –…

Tony Berry – Working in a Military Morgue

Tony Berry talks about his daily duties while working in the Military morgue during the Vietnam War. He details two instances with fallen soldiers that stuck with him all these years.   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…

Robert Armstrong

Robert Armstrong – General MacArthur

Robert Armstrong was a pilot for General MacArthur during the Korean War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Harold Culver- Hit by a Rocket

Harold Culver talks about his final minutes in Vietnam and how he survived being in a building that was hit by an enemy rocket.   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 de-coding operations…