World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier... more.
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World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier he killed in combat.
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Recorded in Columbus, Ohio
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
Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks,... more.
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Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks, about her deployment to Iraq ...
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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
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
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
Jerald Collman, who served in Vietnam, remembers receiving the bodies of fallen soldiers as an... more.
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Jerald Collman, who served in Vietnam, remembers receiving the bodies of fallen soldiers as an Army Graves Registration collection point ...
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Recorded in St. Louis, Missouri
Eileen Tarr and her sister Ellen Hess remember their father leaving for the Vietnam War.
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Eileen Tarr and her sister Ellen Hess remember their father leaving for the Vietnam War.
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Recorded in Richmond, Virginia
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
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
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
Stacy Thedans remembers the last phone conversation she had with her mother on the morning... more.
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Stacy Thedans remembers the last phone conversation she had with her mother on the morning of September 11, 2001.
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Recorded in , District of Columbia
Allen Hoe remembers meeting Major Paula Couglin, an Army nurse, at the 2005 Memorial Day... more.
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Allen Hoe remembers meeting Major Paula Couglin, an Army nurse, at the 2005 Memorial Day services in Washington, D.C. Hoe's ...
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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
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
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
Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of... more.
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Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of the largest nuclear tests conducted ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
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 veteran Harvey Hilbert remembers one night from the war.
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Vietnam veteran Harvey Hilbert remembers one night from the war.
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Recorded in Mesilla, New Mexico
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