Gordon Bolar tells StoryCorps founder Dave Isay about his son, Army Specialist Matthew Bolar, who... more.
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Gordon Bolar tells StoryCorps founder Dave Isay about his son, Army Specialist Matthew Bolar, who was killed in Iraq in 2007.
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Recorded in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Vietnam veterans Gary Redlinski (L) and Glen Fruendt (R) remember working in Graves Registration at... more.
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Vietnam veterans Gary Redlinski (L) and Glen Fruendt (R) remember working in Graves Registration at an Army mortuary near Saigon.
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Recorded in St. Louis, Missouri
Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had... more.
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Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had been shot in the head ...
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Recorded in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Kendall Bailey (R) talks to his friend Don Davis (L) about his dismissal from the... more.
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Kendall Bailey (R) talks to his friend Don Davis (L) about his dismissal from the U.S. Marines under the "...
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Recorded in Norfolk, Virginia
Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through... more.
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Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through their darkest hours.
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Recorded in Canandaigua, New York
Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski speaks with his brother, Lieutenant Luke Radlinski, about Mark's deployment to... more.
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Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski speaks with his brother, Lieutenant Luke Radlinski, about Mark's deployment to Iraq and his homecoming.
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Recorded in , District of Columbia
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz remembers his wife, Staff Sgt. Kimberly Voelz, who died... more.
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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz remembers his wife, Staff Sgt. Kimberly Voelz, who died in Iraq while disarming an ...
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Jenny Francis and Rebecca Fuller remember their brother, First Lieutenant Travis Fuller, who was killed... more.
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Jenny Francis and Rebecca Fuller remember their brother, First Lieutenant Travis Fuller, who was killed in Iraq.
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Recorded in Portland, Maine
Iraq war Veteran Travis Williams, sole survivor of his 12-man squad, remembers the explosion that... more.
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Iraq war Veteran Travis Williams, sole survivor of his 12-man squad, remembers the explosion that took the lives of his 11 ...
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Recorded in Missoula, Montana
Leon May, who fought as a Marine in World War II, tells his daughter... more.
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Leon May, who fought as a Marine in World War II, tells his daughter about leaving for basic training.
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Recorded in Detroit, Michigan
Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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Andrea Doctor remembers her husband, Johnny Doctor Jr., who was killed at the Pentagon on... more.
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Andrea Doctor remembers her husband, Johnny Doctor Jr., who was killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Doctor was an information ...
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Recorded in , District of Columbia
88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the USS Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor,... more.
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88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the USS Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.
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Recorded in Waco, Texas
Hannah Campbell interviews her father, Tom Geerdes, about coming home from war.
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Hannah Campbell interviews her father, Tom Geerdes, about coming home from war.
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Recorded in Murray, Kentucky
Robert Stokely remembers honoring his son, Army Sgt. Michael Stokely, who was killed in Iraq... more.
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Robert Stokely remembers honoring his son, Army Sgt. Michael Stokely, who was killed in Iraq in 2005.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Korean War POW Wayman Simpson remembers the Korean officer who led the Tiger Death March,... more.
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Korean War POW Wayman Simpson remembers the Korean officer who led the Tiger Death March, a brutal trek that claimed ...
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Recorded in Lawton, Oklahoma
Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter Specialist Jessica Pedraza remember deploying together to Iraq in... more.
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Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter Specialist Jessica Pedraza remember deploying together to Iraq in 2010.
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Recorded in Rockland, Massachusetts
Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became... more.
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Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became unlikely business partners.
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Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R) remember becoming friends after they both lost sons... more.
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Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R) remember becoming friends after they both lost sons in the Gulf War.
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Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio