AMERIcA'S VETERAN'S STORIES

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

SHOW ARCHIVE

Vietnam: Army Veteran Jimmy Nishimura

He was born in Japan. He wanted to come to America because he knew that his life would be better. In 1970 Jimmy Nishimura was drafted into the United States Army.

Dr. Julia Plevnia, Army Veteran and Colorado State Surgeon

Up for a little inspiration? Army Veteran and State Surgeon for the Colorado National Guard, Dr. Julia Plevnia, joins me. Julia shares stories of her experience treating soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Irma Deeds, Manning the Homefront

I’ll talk with my Aunt Irma who grew up during the Depression, the dirty thirties in western Kansas and then WWII.

Clifton Schroeder, Vietnam Veteran

Tigers. When young Marine Cliff Schroeder arrived in Vietnam in 1968, it never crossed his mind that tigers were something to be concerned about.

George Ciampa, WWII Veteran

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.

David Petteys, Vietnam Veteran

Marine Captain David Petteys, non-active duty for 53 years, shares his stories of flying helicopters during the Vietnam War.

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.

Lloyd Wade, WWII Veteran

WWII Veteran Lloyd Wade, a paratrooper with the 11th Airborne, helped free 2700 Americans and Allied soldiers from Los Banos prison camp in Manila, Philippines. Tune in Sunday to learn about the 11th’s well-executed plan to jump in just as the Japanese put down their rifles for their morning exercises.