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.

S.D. Houston

S.D. Houston – Merchant Marines Convoy

S.D. Houston talks about how the Marines didn’t have guns on their ships at first, but they would travel in groups of boats for protection. He says when one boat would lag behind, U-boats would shoot their deck guns at them until the ship sank. CLICK HERE to see S. D. Houston’s Short Story on…

SueAnne Painter

Sue Anne Painter – JFK On The News

  Sue Anne Painter describes seeing coverage of JFK’s assassination live on TV and the end of World War II. CLICK HERE to see her Short Story about the Ford Model T, in the General Subjects and Everyday Life Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Bradshaw

Jack Bradshaw – Joining the British Royal Air Force

Jack Bradshaw shares about how he joined the British Royal Air Force even though he was an American during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Jack Bradshaw’s Short Story on the Civil War in the Civil War Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about getting lost while flying during WWII in the WWII – In…

Al Golman

Al Golman – Brother Captured at the Bulge

Al Golman tells the harrowing tale of how his brother was captured by the SS at the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Al’s Short Story on being close by when President Kennedy was assassinated in the Kennedy Presidency/60’s & 70’s Category! CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Daniel Lester Rosenberg

David Lester Rosenberg – Service to the Nation

David describes what it was like to enlist in the Marines and what it meant to him to serve our nation. CLICK HERE to see Daniel’s Short Story on basic training 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 – In…

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!

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…

Brad Keith

Brad Keith – Chinese Fighter Jets

Brad Keith was in a naval convoy that went to General Quarters during the Korean War when China launched some fighter jets. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Bradshaw

Jack Bradshaw – Getting Lost in The Air and Low Fuel

Jack Bradshaw talks about some of the scariest moments while piloting a plane during WWII. CLICK HERE to see Jack Bradshaw’s Short Story on the Civil War in the Civil War Category! CLICK HERE to see his Short Story about joining the British Royal Air Force in the WWII – Europe and At Home Category!…

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

Dottie Winchester

Dottie Winchester – Married to an Auschwitz Liberator

Dottie Winchester talks about her husband, Rush, who was a Liberator of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp and her relatives lives in East Germany, behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ward Hughes

Ward Hughes – 82nd Airborne Infantry

Ward Hughes was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Infantry and 325th Infantry Regiment in the Battle of the Bulge. His first mission was cancelled due to George Patton’s army overrunning their drop zone. His next mission to take hold of and retain the Nijmegen Bridge was successful though. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral…

Nadeem Khan-Brother’s undercover operation

Nadeem Kahn tells about how his brother used his culture and race to go undercover in Pakistan to help fight terrorism in the United States and how it all went wrong. CLICK HERE to see Nadeem’s full Oral History CLICK HERE to see Nadeem’s short story about how his father survived being surrounded by 50…

Dave Andres – AE: D-Day

Dave Andres shows the original letter that General Eisenhower sent to the troops on the eve of D-Day. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

George Brewer – Too Much Turkey

George Brewer talks about being transferred via electric train during the war. He and a train full of soldiers were stuck on the train for a week with no food when they stumbled upon a truck filled with large cans of turkey. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Buzz Peterman

Buzz Peterman – Survival School For War

Buzz Peterman graduated flight school and survival school before he left for Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) during the Vietnam War. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ruth Evans

Ruth Evans – WWII Suicide Mission

Ruth talks about her husband’s service during WWII, including the time he was sent on a suicide mission. CLICK HERE to see Ruth’s Short Story about JFK’s assassination, meeting John Glenn, the 1969 Moon Landing, and friends lost on 9/11, in the Kennedy Presidency and the 60s/70s Category! CLICK HERE to see her full Oral…

Tase Bailey

Tase Bailey – Iraq

Tase Bailey’s son is a major in the Marine Corps. He is a Cobra pilot and has served 5 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Evan Blakely DDS 2

Evan Blakely – Value of a Fox Hole During War

Evan Blakely was at an air base in France during WWII in support of the Battle of the Bulge when he learned the value of a deep fox hole. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

vietnam war

Vietnam War Compilation

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