Tag: Army

Fritz Ottenheimer Patriotic Duty      Fritz Ottenheimer was born in Kontanz, Germany. He was able to escape Germany along with his family and come to the United States before the darkest days of the Holocaust. Speaking of the atrocities that the world–and especially Jews–suffered at the hands of Nazi Germany during World War […]

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Firepower | Anthony Marcione   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, Anthony Marcione shares a story originally told on June 17, 2014 to the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative in Rochester, Pennsylvania.  This audio short story is engineered and produced by Kevin Farkas. […]

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We’ll Say You a Prayer | Charlie Frank   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative Collection, WWII veteran Charlie Frank of Rochester, Pennsylvania shares a story about witnessing the fatal wounding of his assistant squad leader.   Charlie Frank, Sr. of Rochester, Pennsylvania was drafted in […]

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VBC at Night | Dormont On episode 21 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we present a live recording of our Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling event at VFW Post 694 in Dormont, Pennsylvania. Featuring the stories of John DeLallo (Vietnam), Lauren, DelRicci (GWOT), Larry Gamret (Vietnam), Kevin Farkas (Cold War), Peter Maurin (WWII), Jeff Bodell […]

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Carleton Young | Voices From the Attic   On episode 9 of the podcast, historian Carleton Young of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania presents his book, Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War–a fascinating account of discovering family letters from the Civil War and retracing American history through eye-witness accounts by his ancestors.     This […]

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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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