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.

Harvey Anderson

Harvey Anderson – Wounded or Captured

Harvey Anderson recalls how the soldiers of World War II thought about being captured versus being wounded. 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

Howard Cohen

Howard Cohen – Parachute Belts

Howard Cohen’s father was commissioned to make parachute belts during World War II. CLICK HERE to watch the full oral history

Dean Willis

Dean Willis – Honor Flight

Dean Willis took an honor flight trip to Washington DC with other Veterans. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Fiske Hanley

Fiske Hanley II – Japanese POW

Fiske Hanley II was a Japanese prisoner of war who escaped death three times, and met a former classmate in one of the prisons. 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

Ralph Dugger

Ralph Dugger – FDR Fireside

Ralph Dugger recalls FDR’s fireside chats. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Morris Shaw

Morris Shaw – Waist Gunner on a B-17

Morris Shaw was a waist gunner on a B-17 in World War II, and he took a picture of his wingman right at the moment the wingman was his by German anti-aircraft fire. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

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.

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

Brad Keith

Brad Keith – China 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

Gerry Romanik

Gerry Romanik – Pearl Harbor

Gerry Romanik remembers the day Pearl Harbor was attacked. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Seymour Farber – Roosevelt and Pearl Harbor

Seymour Farber believes President Roosevelt let Pearl Harbor happen in order to get the United States into World WarII. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Tony Berry – Combat landing

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Pat Bell

Pat Bell – British and US GIs

Pat Bell met her husband-to-be in England and talks about what the British thought of the US GIs. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History

Renee Stanley

Renee Stanley – London

Renee Stanley, as a young child, was evacuated out of London in 1939. CLICK HERE to watch the full Oral History