U.S. Army, served 1942-1948. Senator Dole poignantly talks about how he suffered his life-changing wounds in the hills of Italy during WWII....
Served 1943-1947. Inouye's remarkable act of courage resulted in being awarded the Medal of Honor. This can be partly explained by the words his...
USMC, served 1968-1972. Senator Webb poignantly recalls the morning when he and his Marines were marching into the dawn after a night patrol. It...
USMC (Ret.) Ripley relates his heroic feat of singlehandedly stopping the enemy during a major offensive on Easter Sunday in 1972. His "tiny...
USCG (Ret.) Paul Yost recounts his experiences in getting the Vietnamese Marines to safety and out from under enemy fire. He says, "When a warrior...
George H.W. Bush
USNR, served 1942-1955. Former President George Herbert Walker Bush tells the harrowing details of how he narrowly survived getting shot down near...
U.S. Army, served 1942-1946. Ruth arrived just 6 days after D-Day on Omaha Beach. She relates in detail what it was like working as a post-op...
USN (Ret.) Hovis was the first Navy nurse to volunteer to go to Vietnam in 1963. Her mission, to build a hospital in Saigon. She describes in...
USAF (Ret.) "They called it the double 'V', victory against Hitler in Europe and victory against racism at home." McGee's role was as a member of...
USN (Ret.) Admiral Holloway masterfully tells his story as a young gunnery officer on board the USS Bennion in the Battle of Surigao Strait. He...
USN (Ret.) Fellowes was a Navy pilot who was shot down over a village in Vietnam. He uses humor to not only tell his story, but also to detail how...
Wilbur Wright USN
USN, served 1938-1945. Sixty-five years later and with emotions still raw, Wright fights to maintain control as he recalls his personal experience...
USMC (Ret.) As a combat cameraman, Hatch has a very different perspective of the war though the lens of his camera, as he begins, "I was living in...
USNR (Ret.), served 1966-1969. As a Navy SEAL squad leader, Senator Kerrey leads his men and the audience to a tiny island on a daring and...
Edwin Bearss USMC
USMC, served 1942-1946. Bearss tells a gripping and detailed account of what it was like to get shot multiple times during the Battle of Cape...
Leo Jarboe USN
USN, 1944-1946. Jarboe describes a kamikaze attempt while on board the USS San Francisco. The plane was shot down and the pilot saved. Years later...
USN (Ret.) Zimmerman laughs and cries as he describes a shipmate being struck by the wing of a Kamikaze plane he'd shot down from the deck of his...
USMC, served 1941-1946. Benjamin Carson has been to hell and back. He fought in some of WWIIâ€™s bloodiest battles including Midway,...
Donald S. Lopez
USAF (Ret.) Lopez will have the audience at the edge of their seats as he tells his gripping story about his first dogfight as a P-40 pilot over...
UPI Correspondent, Vietnam
Joe Galloway describes the horrific scene before him, two men "dancing in the fire," of a Napalm bombing. He recounts pulling one of the men out of...
Mr. Buckles, 106 years old at the time of his interview, and one of three known surviving Americans left who served his country during WWI, tells his...
Staff Sergeant, US Army
Buzzo describes his time in Burma as a Prisoner of War in Burma. He comments that the enemy Colonel made a speech that they would have to construct a...
1st Sergeant, US Army
Served 1937-1945. Matula fought at Luzon, Philippines for 165 straight days and nights. His story recounts that he killed the last Japanese soldier...
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