Month: January 2017

Florent Plana | World War II Veterans Memories  On Episode 35 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with French historian Florent Plana as he travels the US recording the stories of WWII veterans.     After finishing graduate school, French historian Florent Plana knew he wanted to do something different for awhile—something personally […]

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Ben Stahl | US Navy  On episode 8 of Longest War: The Post 9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with US Navy veteran Ben Stahl about the rigors of bootcamp, navy traditions, sailors who can’t swim, Nicholas Cage, sh*tty tattoos, and serving aboard the USS Gladiator (MCM 11).     Those who served since the attacks […]

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We Were Human Beings | Robert Rose   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, WWII veteran Robert Rose of Rochester, Pennsylvania shares a story about the cold during the Battle of the Bulge.     During WWII, Robert J. Rose of New Brighton, Pa served […]

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Sohrab | Afghan Interpreter (part 2) On episode 7 of Longest War: The Post 9/11 Veterans Podcast, we finish our conversation with Afghan interpreter, Sohrab, and talk about serving with US special forces during the Global War on Terror, the current state of Afghanistan, respect for veterans, and staying in America.     Those who served […]

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