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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CMSGT Doug Morrell Part I: “The Legend” in WWII

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:2 E:65
CMSGT Morrell was a combat cameraman in WWII who accompanied bombing missions. He was shot down in enemy territory and escaped three times....
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CPT Shad Meshad: Psychiatric Teams in Vietnam Part II

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:2 E:64
CPT Meshad served in Vietnam in a psychiatric team where he evaluated and assisted soldiers dealing with mental health issues....
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CPT Shad Meshad: Psychiatric Teams in Vietnam Part I

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:1 E:63
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

Warriors In Their Own Words | S:1 E:62
Dunning describes the infamous Dieppe Raid and becoming an instructor at Achnacarry Castle....
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