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.

Wib Sutherland

Wib Sutherland – Friend Killed in Korea

Wib talks about his job launching mortars during the Korean War, and when he had to write a friend’s girlfriend about his death. CLICK HERE to see Wib’s Short Story on how his company was mistakenly hit by friendly fire in the Korean War Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bill Usher

Bill Usher – Reassignment in WWII

Bill discusses his re-assignment on the USS Randolph during World War II. CLICK HERE to see Bill’s Short Story on his trip to Rome in WWII, where he was able to climb the cupola in the Vatican in the WWII – In The Pacific Category! CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

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…

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…

WWII Euro

World War II: Episode 1 – Compilation

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Eli Davidsohn

Eli Davidsohn – Bolivian Revolution of 1952

Eli Daivdsohn was caught in the middle of the Bolivian Revolution as a young boy. When the mines were nationalized, his father was transferred to Peru so he was with his aunt when the Revolution started. CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about how his family was lucky enough to be able to escape from…

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…

Dana Carroll – Segregation in the Military

Dana describes what it was like to serve in the segregated Army, and the feeling when President Truman finally integrated the Armed Forces. CLICK HERE to see Dana’s Short Story on how he received the Purple Heart, in the Korean War Short Story Category! CLICK HERE to see his full Oral History! Born in 1918…

Liesel Masek

Elizabeth “Liesel” Masek – East and West Germany

Liesel Masek talks about her experience in East Germany as a child, and how West Germany was having a completely different experience. CLICK HERE to watch 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

Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg – Pearl Harbor

Lois Goldberg was visiting her aunt in Boston when she heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Joel McGregor Jr

Joel McGregor Jr. – Civil War

Joel McGregor Jr. discusses memories involving his grandfather who fought in the Civil War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History