War Stories

My grandfather, Thomas Ciesla, talked about his time serving in the US military during the Vietnam War. He was a lieutenant in a US naval reserve medical core on active duty 1961-1964. He spoke about serving in Vietnam, telling his...

The Korean War Through the Eyes of a Soldier

Formal First class Sergeant of the 5th Regimental Combat Team of the U.S Infantry Bill Parker (85) describes his 13 month deployment in Korea during the Korean War (1950- 1953). When Sergeant Parker was interview by his grandson, Andrew Goetz...

Talking to Grandpa Gene

Interview with my grandfather, about his life and the special times in his life like meeting my grandmother, joining the military, and his information about his parents.

Interviewing a veteran

Savannah White interviews her father Donald White on what it was like during the first gulf war.

“Gratitude never gets us in trouble.”

I’m not proud of anything I’ve done,” Paulist Father Tom Hall told the crowd gathered at his retirement party after 30 years as a Navy chaplain. He says that the room was silent. “I’m just overwhelmed with gratitude. Pride–no. There’s...

Vern Stillwell

During the interview we talked about verns life. This included his adoption by his aunt and uncle, his marriage, his career in the arts, etc.

School interview

Talking bout my grandpa’s army experience.

Military

My dad being in the military and the jobs he had and how he felt about being in and leavening the military.

Memorial memories

Kevin Charles Kelley, Colonel United States Army Corps of Engineers (retired), talks about and reflects upon his involvement with the construction of the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. In Los Angeles, on the Thanksgiving of 2017, November 19,...

Johnetta Talley – Thanksgiving 2017

Johnetta (Stalder) Talley tells about growing up in rural Oklahoma during the depression, her marriage to the love of her life, Max Talley, becoming a Christian, and her legacy as matriarch of a very large family.

Interview with my Grandfather Veteran

Discussion with my Grandfather, an American lieutenant in West Germany, during the Cold War

Mr. William Capozzoli Jr. US Army

Mr William Capozzoli Jr. of Isabella, PA shares his story of his time in the US Army Signal Corps. He retired as a CW3.

Uncle Pat talked about his time in the army and what he is most grateful for. 11/23/17

It is Thanksgiving and at Claire’s Aunts house in San Diego. Claire McGory interviews her Uncle Pat (68). We begin to talk about his childhood, growing up with 6 other siblings. We go through his happiest moments, like the birth...

Dennis Snyder: kind and gentle man

A kind and gentle man. Jim Austin and Dennis Snyder talked about Mr. Snyder’s family, life, career and values for Story Corps.