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Centenarian veterans recount World War I memories

On Feb. 27, 2011, with little in the way of fanfare, northwest Missouri native Frank Buckles — the last American veteran of World War I — died in West Virginia at age 110. In “The Last of the Doughboy... read more

WWII veterans recount war stories to Cary 5th graders

"I was really honored." The students laughed at the veterans' jokes and learned firsthand experiences about World War II. "Two showers in 70 days," said Sherman, who shared pictures and memories from ... read more

Memories of D-Day, World War II from veterans

D-Day veterans recount the heroes' welcome they received 10 years ... the Allied invasion of France because censorship was so stringent. Veterans' memories of World War II include the early dawn of D- ... read more

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Missoula veteran has vivid memories of World War II days

Now 89, Kitzan recalled his memories of World War II from the kitchen in his longtime home on Orchard Street in south Missoula. He's happy to recount his life after ... Although he's a member of the V... read more


Eagle Scout project: War veterans recount their service for Library of Congress

But the 92-year-old veteran's lips began to quiver when asked what he learned from World War II. "It made me a little more tolerant ... Paluch escaped with only a bullet wound in a hand. His memories, ... read more

Britain’s Very Last World War I Veterans

Nearly 9 million people were mobilized to serve in Britain’s military during World War I ... time and memories,” Price said. Price himself served in the Royal Marines and suffered an injury in Iraq in ... read more

World War II veteran shares memories in Aurora

Stories about World War II still offer an allure for history buffs as well as those wishing to hold on to the legacy of surviving veterans, who can share their memories with the ... whether he killed ... read more

Military memories: WWII veteran shares story, connects Airman with grandfather

Unlike VanBlair, my grandfather was not rescued until after the war was over. He was held in a German prisoner-of-war camp for 18 months and was taken on a death march as the war ended. Listening to V... read more

WWII vets carry memories for seven generations

The former pilot, now 92, still can name most the crew, recount ... the end of World War II, those memories are slipping away as those who have become known as the Greatest Generation are dying at a s... read more

War stories: Veteran at Sims recalls the memories of war

PANAMA CITY — Living with memories of war can hurt. “I saw a lot of bad things over there, real bad things,” World War II veteran ... than he was to recount war tales. But ever since the veteran moved ... read more

Former American POWs visit Japan, recount memories

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nine former American servicemen who were held as prisoners during World War II were in Japan on Monday to revisit some of the places where they were held seven decades ago and r... read more



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