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.

Jack Prior

Jack Prior – Nimitz Aircraft

Jack Prior worked for Admiral Rickover designing the Nimitz class aircraft carrier engine room. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Seymour Farber – B-29 Crashes

Seymour Farber recounts the catastrophic number of B-29 airplane crashes during WWII. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Lester Burgman – Meeting Bob Feller on the Front Lines

  Lester Burgman met Bob Feller during his service in WWII, and meeting him really changed his perspective on things. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

David Yablong

David Yablong – Witnessing the Japanese sign their surrender to General MacArthur

  David Yablong witnessed General MacArthur and the Japanese sign the documents declaring the end of World War II. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

Edward Kersten

Edward Kersten – Integration of the Army

Edward Kersten talks about the most significant moment for him during his service in World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ward Hughes

Ward Hughes – 82nd Airborne Infantry

Ward Hughes was a member of the 82nd Airborne Infantry in a Glider Regiment and was in the Battle of the Bulge. 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

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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

James Ernst Parmley

James Ernst Parmley – Earliest Memory

James Ernst Parmley recalls his earliest memory and talks about his grandmother and his grandfather, who fought in the Civil War CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

George Brewer – Too Much Turkey

George Brewer talks about how his experience was eating turkey during the war. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Thomas Russell

Thomas Russell – Self Taught Vessel Training

Thomas Russell steered a giant hospital ship during World War II. Watch him tell how he learned to man such a ship. CLICK HERE for the full Oral History.

Marjorie Corbin

Marjorie Corbin – Close Call

Marjorie Corbin talks about her husband’s close call during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Jack Neal – Puff the Magic Dragon

  Jack Neal shares about the crazy experiences he had on his birthday in the Viet Nam war and meeting Puff the Magic Dragon. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.  

Seymour Farber – Japan Bombing

Seymour Farber met a couple who grew up in Japan, and were not aware that the Allied planes had bombed their cities during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Ted Waller

Ted Waller – Naval Battles

Ted Waller was in 18 World War II Naval Battles in the Pacific. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Harold Culver- Hit by a Rocket

Harold Culver talks about his final minutes in Vietnam and how he survived being in a building that was hit by an enemy rocket.   CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers full Oral History CLICK HERE to see Harold Culvers Featured Short about some of the trouble he went through to run coding and de-coding operations…

Jack Neal – Letters to himself from Vietnam

  Jack Neal wrote a letter to himself when he was in the Viet Nam war, and shares with us what that letter was about. CLICK HERE to see the full Oral History.

Lois Goldberg

Lois Goldberg – Pearl Harbor

Lois Goldberg recalls hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Bob Northington

Bob Northington – Korea and Okinawa

Bob Northington talks about his service during World War II in Korea and Okinawa. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Weldon Mills

Weldon Mills – Under Attack

Weldon Mills describes what it was like being under attack during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History