Kim Monson, Jane Perkins, and Linda Crumbaker share their story of bringing home the remains of their second cousin, World War II Navy veteran, Wilbur Francis Newton.
I’ll talk with my Aunt Irma who grew up during the Depression, the dirty thirties in western Kansas and then WWII.
George graduated from High School the day he turned 17 and found himself, weighing in at 112 pounds, landing on Utah Beach mid-day on D-Day, June 6, 1944.
Marine Jim Blane was just a kid when he landed on the shores of Iwo Jima for the battle.
Ronald “Rondo” Gilbert Scharfe, snagged some blank baptismal certificates from the Church where his sister was being married so that he could convince the U.S. Navy that he was seventeen.
Ralph Peeters grew up in The Netherlands and developed a deep love for the American Soldiers of WWII who liberated Europe.
Texas A & M student, Jody Lander, was drafted in June of 1942 and became a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne.
We are excited to finally broadcast Sydney Williams and the story of his parent’s correspondence during WWII. In his book, Dear Mary, Letters Home from the 10th Mountain Division (1944-45).
Christmas seventy-five years ago 500,000 Allied soldiers fought a 40-day battle to prevent Hitler from reaching fuel supplies at Antwerp, Belgium. History knows it as the Battle of the Bulge. Wayne Field was one of those young soldiers who fought in this epic battle.
Seventy-five years ago on December 16th, 1944, Hitler made his final push in the Battle of the Bulge. Young Lou Zoghby, 17th Airborne, 194th Glider Infantry, F Company fought in this epic 40-day battle.