WWII Veteran Jack Thurman turned twenty years old during the battle of Iwo Jima.
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?
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.
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.
Clint Dorris enlisted in the Army with the goal of serving with the elite 101st Airborne.
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.
Young Minnesota farm boy Luther Bergeland shipped off to Europe in 1945
WWII Veteran Hugh McGinty flew 26 credited missions as a tailgunner on a B-17 Bomber during WWII.
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.
Military historian and author Martin King joins Kim to share the story of Augusta Chiwy and his own story as he sought to find her decades after the end of World War II.