AMERIcA'S VETERAN'S STORIES

Interviews and conversations with U.S. veterans from all branches and years of service.

SHOW ARCHIVE

Liz Moreno, daughter of WWII Veteran John Dettling

What did WWII Veteran John Dettling witness when the Americans freed Buchenwald and other Concentration Camps? How did John Dettling and two other colleagues capture over 30 Germans?

Jody Lander, WW II Veteran Part III

WWII Veteran, Jody Lander, was involved in three of the major battles in the European theater during WWII: D-Day, Operation Market Garden and Battle of the Bulge.

Jody Lander, WW II Veteran

Dallas, Texas boy Jody Lander was drafted into the Army in 1943. Jody volunteered to become a paratrooper because he thought it would be exciting.

Hugh McGinty, WWII Veteran

WWII Veteran Hugh McGinty flew 26 credited missions as a tailgunner on a B-17 Bomber during WWII.

Stephen Chiles, Vietnam Veteran

Stephen Chiles liked adventure so much he dropped out of college and enlisted in the Army. In June of 1966, Stephen was headed to Vietnam.

Guy Whidden, WW II 101st Airborne

Guy Whidden, joins me. Guy was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne who jumped in behind enemy lines on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

Leila Morrison, WW II Army Nurse

Saving lives. That was WWII Army nurse Leila Morrison’s job. Leila will turn 98 this year and is so grateful for our freedom.

Jim Blane, WWII Veteran

Marine Jim Blane was just a kid when he landed on the shores of Iwo Jima for the battle.

Bob Murphy USMC, Korean War

USMC Korean War veteran Bob Murphy discusses his experiences in the Korean War and his struggles with PTSD.

Bury Him: A Memoir of the Vietnam War

It was the unthinkable: to be commanded to leave a fallen soldier behind. Sunday Kim talks with Marine Captain Doug Chamberlain about his book, "Bury Him: A Memoir of the Vietnam War."

Jody Lander, WWII Paratrooper

Texas A & M student, Jody Lander, was drafted in June of 1942 and became a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne.

WWII Battle of the Bulge Veteran, Wayne Field

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.