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.

Phillip Norton

Phillip Norton – Miracle on the Battlefield

Phillip shares the greatest miracle he experienced during the Vietnam War. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

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Vietnam War Compilation

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lwf/uploads/_Compilations/VietnamWar_4-5-2016.mp4 Edited in 2016

Christina Waller

Christina Waller – Adopted During Vietnam War

Christina Waller talks about the conditions of the orphanage she lived in as a young child. She 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.

Charles Lescher Jr

Charles Lescher Jr. – Exploding F-104

Charles Lescher’s F-104 tore apart while he was flying at about 600 mph, 50 ft above the ground. 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 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 basic training in the WWII – In the Pacific…

Glenn Ison

Glenn Ison – Twenty-Seven Air Combat Missions

Glenn Ison gives details of the twenty-seven air combat missions he flew with the Air Force during the Korean War. CLICK HERE to see Glenn Ison’s Short Story on the H Bomb Explosion in the Atomic Bomb Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History  

Pat Bell

Pat Bell – British and US GIs

Pat Bell met her husband-to-be in an England pub and talks about the negative view the British had of the US GIs. CLICK HERE to watch the 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

Marion Spitler

Marion E. Spitler – Japanese Occupation

Marion was fresh out of high school when he joined the army, but never saw combat. He instead took part in the post World War II occupation of Japan. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Robert Kennard

Robert Kennard – Injury Almost Ended Military Career

Robert talks about the unlikely event that almost ended his military career. CLICK HERE to see Robert’s Short Story where he narrowly escaped a drowning accident when growing up in Ohio in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about the greatest inventions of his time in the…

John Niland

John Niland – Saving Private Ryan

John Niland found out that the movie “Saving Private Ryan” was loosely based on his uncle during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Raymond Bass

Raymond Bass – Saving Gas While Flying in WWII

Raymond explains how he saved gas while flying a plane on missions during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Raymond’s Short Story where he shares a scary moment in WWII in our Short Story WWII-Europe and at Home Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about his family struggles during The Great Depression in The Great Depression…