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
Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during... more.
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Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during an IED attack while deployed ...
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Recorded in Lubbock, Texas
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
Marine Corporal Paul Wayman (L) talks with his friend Nathanael Roberti, (R) a former Navy... more.
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Marine Corporal Paul Wayman (L) talks with his friend Nathanael Roberti, (R) a former Navy Seal, about their trouble readjusting ...
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Recorded in New York City, 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
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
Jim Sargent (L) and his brother, Don (R), who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes... more.
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Jim Sargent (L) and his brother, Don (R), who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 17, interview each other.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
16-year-old Jamie Marks interviews her former kindergarten teacher Ron Cushman about choosing his career after... more.
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16-year-old Jamie Marks interviews her former kindergarten teacher Ron Cushman about choosing his career after being wounded in Vietnam.
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Recorded in Bothell, Washington
Monica Velez talks to her fiancé , Christopher Hernandez about her two brothers, Army Corporal... more.
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Monica Velez talks to her fiancé , Christopher Hernandez about her two brothers, Army Corporal José "Freddy" Velez and Army Specialist ...
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Recorded in Austin, Texas
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
Michael Crowe tells his son about his sergeant during the Vietnam War.
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Michael Crowe tells his son about his sergeant during the Vietnam War.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a... more.
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U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a sailor in the late 1960...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Army National Guard Specialist Justin Cliburn tells his wife, Deanne, about Ali, the young Iraqi... more.
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Army National Guard Specialist Justin Cliburn tells his wife, Deanne, about Ali, the young Iraqi he befriended during his service ...
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Recorded in Norman, Oklahoma
Judy and Randy Pilgrim remember their son and Iraq war veteran, Army Specialist Lance Pilgrim.
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Judy and Randy Pilgrim remember their son and Iraq war veteran, Army Specialist Lance Pilgrim.
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Recorded in Daingerfield, Texas
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
Marie DeSantis tells her grandson, Mark Hayes, about a Christmas during World War II.
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Marie DeSantis tells her grandson, Mark Hayes, about a Christmas during World War II.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Jean Thackeray tells her daughter-in-law, Susan, about a German POW who worked on her father's... more.
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Jean Thackeray tells her daughter-in-law, Susan, about a German POW who worked on her father's farm during World War II.
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Recorded in Logan, Utah
Harrison Wright tells his grandson, Sean Guess, about serving in the Army at the end... more.
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Harrison Wright tells his grandson, Sean Guess, about serving in the Army at the end of World War II.
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Recorded in Austin, Texas
Staff Sergeant Daniel Hodd and his mother, Evelyn, talk about Daniel's decision to put aside... more.
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Staff Sergeant Daniel Hodd and his mother, Evelyn, talk about Daniel's decision to put aside a promising career as a ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York