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.

John Schmidt – Vietnam Reporters

John Schmidt believes that the reporters caused morale problems among units in Vietnam. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Korean War

Korean War Compilation

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

Bob Turner

Bob Turner – Scary Moment in Vietnam

Bob Turner remembers the scary moment he walked into an ambush of Vietnamese soldiers.   CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History. Bob Turner shares story about when he was ambushed and almost died.

Jack Douglass JD Ashabranner

Jack Douglas “JD” Ashabranner – Navy during the Korean War

Jack Douglas Ashabranner talks about his experience in the Navy during the Korean War including his 30 day ship ride to Hawaii then to Japan and finally Korea, a close call with shrapnel, and an S.O.S signal he could never find. CLICK HERE to see JD’s Short Story on his experience with an SOS Signal…

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

Charles Alford

Charles Alford – Battle of the Bulge

Charles Alford talks about being unprepared in Bastogne, stumbling unpon Buchenwald, the horrors he saw in the concentration camp, and being a Liberator in the Battle of the Bulge. CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about how he enlisted in the Army, but first had to try and cheat on the Eye Exam, in…

Seymour Farber – Japan Bombing

Seymour Farber met a couple that grew up in Japan who were not aware that the Allied planes had bombed their cities during 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…

Don Saddler

Don Saddler – Never Relax in War

Don talks about how where he was stationed was a hotspot for mortars to hit, but it had calmed down when he got there. Right when they started to relax things went wrong. CLICK HERE to see Don’s Short Story on his missions flying cargo planes in Vietnam in the Vietnam War Category! CLICK HERE to…

Ted Waller

Ted Waller – Surrender of the South Pacific

Ted Waller narrates the ceremony of the Japanese surrender of the South Pacific. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Civil War

Civil War Compilation

https://s3.amazonaws.com/lwf/uploads/_Compilations/CivilWar_12-17-15.mp4 Edited in 2015

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…

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…