First Person War Stories

Remarkable stories of war told by those who fought for a proud nation. Their words. Their voices. Our first episodes tell riveting stories from World War II, then we move on to the Vietnam War and other dramatic conflicts.

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CPT Jason Kander: PTSD After Afghanistan

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CPT Jason Kander: PTSD After Afghanistan

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PREVIEW: The Battle of Merville Gun Battery

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Otway describes successfully neutralizing a crucial German battery in the hours before the Normandy Invasion, despite having a fraction of the me...
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Battalion Surgeon in the Bulge: CPT Loran B. Morgan M.D.

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Captain Loran B. Morgan M.D. served as a battalion surgeon and paratrooper in the Army during World War II. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge a...
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CPT Morgan recounts watching an entire group of doctors and nurses die at the hands of the Germans during WWII....
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B-17 Crewmember in WWII: LtC. James Wirth

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LtC. Wirth served as a togglier (similar to a bombardier) in a B-17 bomber during WWII....
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