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
Tracy Johnson and her mother in-law, Sandra Johnson, talk about the death of their wife... more.
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Tracy Johnson and her mother in-law, Sandra Johnson, talk about the death of their wife and daughter, Army Staff Sergeant ...
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Recorded in Raeford, North Carolina
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
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
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
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
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
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
Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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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
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
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
Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at... more.
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Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute.
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Recorded in Richmond, Virginia
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
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
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
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
Army National Guard Capt. Zachariah Fike speaks with Adeline Rockko about returning her brother's lost... more.
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Army National Guard Capt. Zachariah Fike speaks with Adeline Rockko about returning her brother's lost Purple Heart medal.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Paul Crowley (L) talks with his friend and fellow veteran Anthony Bravo Esparza (R), who... more.
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Paul Crowley (L) talks with his friend and fellow veteran Anthony Bravo Esparza (R), who calls himself "Dreamer," about the ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
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