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.

Reverend Wilson Canafax

Wilson Canafax – First soldier in Buchenwald

Reverend Wilson Canafax was a chaplain with the US Army at the end of the war in Germany, and was the first US soldier to enter the Buchenwald Concentration Camp. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History.

Henry Hank Richards

Henry “Hank” Richards – France

Hank Richards came of age in France, during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Al Tyler

Al Tyler – Philippines Mission

Al Tyler was one of the three B-25s that were shot down on a tree top bombing mission over the Philippines in World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Tase Bailey

Tase Bailey – Iraq

Tase Bailey’s son served 5 tours in Iraq. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Al Cloud

Al Cloud – Supply Division Officer

Al Cloud talks about his responsibilities as a Supply Division Officer and his authority to sign a check for an unlimited amount. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jerry Benjamin

Jerry Benjamin – Jewish War Veterans

Jerry Benjamin is an active leader in the Jewish War Veterans of the USA, thanks to his wife’s prodding. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Eileen Kreisler

Eileen Kreisler – Air Raid Drills

Eileen Kreisler retells her mother’s account of air raid drills in New York City during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Dottie Winchester

Dottie Winchester – Married to an Auschwitz Liberator

Dottie Winchester’s husband, Rush, 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

Carl Taber

Carl Taber – 7th Medical Supply Depot

Carl Taber served in North Africa, Italy and France during World War II with the 7th Medical Supply Depot. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Colonel Bob Bullock

Colonel Bob Bullock – Flying for Martha Rae

Colonel Bob Bullock flew actress Martha Rae on a tour to three Special Forces camps. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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

Glory Maria Posey

Glory Marie Posey – Building Marble Falls

Glory Marie Posey’s grandfather built the Texas town of Marble Falls after he was blinded in the Civil War CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

David Arant

Hugh “David” Arant – Winston Churchill’s Words Get him Through a Scary Moment

David Arant found comfort in Winston Churchill’s words, “There is nothing more exhilarating in life than to be shot at with no results.” CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Tony Berry – Working in a Military Morgue

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 CLICK HERE to see Tony’s Featured short about how his father built and ran the first ‘black’ newspaper “The Houston Informer” CLICK HERE to see Tony’s Featured short about landing a plane…

Bob Warren

Bob Warren – D-Day

Bob Warren talks about how he learned that he was being sent on a mission in anticipation for D-Day. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

John Lucky Luckadoo

John “Lucky” Luckadoo – Member of the Bloody 100th

Lucky Luckadoo was a member of the “Bloody 100th” the 100th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Paul J Fouts 2

Paul Fouts – Mussolini’s Death

Paul Fouts and his partner came upon the mob just after they killed and hung Italian Prime Minister Mussolini in the village square. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Thomas Russell

Thomas Russell – Kamikaze’s Tactics

One of Thomas Russell’s scariest moments was when he was attacked by kamikazes on the hospital ship he was onboard. See him talk about his near death experience and how Kamikazes worked. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

Brad Keith

Brad Keith – German Underground

Brad Keith relates the story of the German underground rescuing his uncle during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History