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 Shad Meshad: Psychiatric Teams in Vietnam Part I

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CPT Shad Meshad: Psychiatric Teams in Vietnam Part I

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CPT Shad Meshad: Psychiatric Teams in Vietnam Part II

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CPT Meshad served in Vietnam in a psychiatric team where he evaluated and assisted soldiers dealing with mental health issues....
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Maj James Dunning Part II: The Dieppe Raid

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Dunning describes the infamous Dieppe Raid and becoming an instructor at Achnacarry Castle....
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Maj James Dunning Part I: British Commando in WW2

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Dunning served in the British Army during WW2 as a Commando, and fought in the unsuccessful Dieppe Raid....
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COL Douglas C. Dillard: Paratrooper in the Battle of the Bulge

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COL Dillard almost lost both legs during WWII as a result of the extreme cold during the Battle of the Bulge....
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