The witness to war foundation is a non witness to war is a non-profit dedicated to preserving the oral histories of combat veterans through digital video interviews. Interview: world war ii veteran what date were you born may 5th, 1919, 5th or 6th, something my mother always said i was born on [the] 6th. Watch our world war two veteran interviews here. Korean war: interview with lt joe kingston print 6/12/2006 • interviews who shared his experiences with fellow west pointer and korean war veteran. War veteran interview my name is ernesto contreras, and out of my own curiosity have decided to interview my grandfather and tell his story on his war experiences from the beginning of boot camp, until his last day of service arthur cameron was born in phoenix, arizona, in 1946. Watch video charles ross oral history interview us army veteran charles ross talked about his experiences in the korean war and as a prisoner of war (pow) after.
Interviews with world war ii veterans ©2014, aaron elson : world war ii oral history interviews you going to interview some of the wives who stayed. Veteran interviews the state of new york prisoner of war (pow) interview in 1989 was done by the holocaust resource center of buffalo cole, sydney: video audio. Iraqi war oral history project interview questions overview interviewing veterans for oral history projects is something of a delicate art. The vietnam center and archive oral history project seeks to preserve the history of the vietnam war era veterans associations oral history project interviews.
How can the answer be improved. This interview was conducted on dec 28, 2004 drawing on his 20 years counseling combat veterans as mental health counselor for the va in vermont as well as his service in the vietnam war into which he was drafted at 19, jim dooley offers a clear-eyed overview of soldiers' experience in war, the psychological and emotional impact, and. Highlights taken from nearly 10 hours of conversations with world war ii veterans living in blount county, tn these interviews were conducted by ian murphy.
Snipers, sickness and close brushes with death: the final interviews with america's last world war i veterans interviews with dozens of the last world war i veterans were conducted by richard rubin for his book, the last of the doughboys. I discuss my tour of duty in an interview with myself to navigate through the four pages of the interview get a job as a fireman after the war. Interviewing vietnam war veterans (some practical tips) veterans in the military during the vietnam war will be at least 45 before you do the interview. First world war veteran thomas davis celbrates his 105th birthday this november 30, 1997 a celebration in his honor held in boston on wednesday the 26th will be attended by many including boston mayor thomas menino below is an interview by eric and jane lawson focusing on mr davis' service in wwi.
Very seldom do people have the opportunity to write something that is very important you may be the only person to ever write your veteran’s biography and. They as with any veteran der erste zug is looking to gather world war 2 german veteran interviews to add to our public database. The previous attic post contained bunches of photos and stories on albert woolson, the last surviving union civil war veteran who died in duluth in august 1956, at age 109.
An interview with darrell anderson, an iraq war veteran, on his experiences in the iraq war he discusses the insurgency, the attitudes of average iraqis toward the us military, and the attitude of average us soldiers toward the war a: basically, i wanted money for education i wanted a future. You and the world war 2 veteran should plan to have a significant block of time, perhaps an hour, when you will be undisturbed and can focus on the interview gather any photographs and heirlooms you might have from the interviewee's time during the war. Three war veteran virgil ward, and his wife merry ward talk about his experiences throughout his military career. Here are questions to use when interviewing veterans who served in the united states armed forces during world war i, world war ii, and the korean, vietnam, and persian gulf wars a separate set of questions is available elsewhere for use when interviewing civilians (see also sample interview questions for civilians.