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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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
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