Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 23

Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 23

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 late 1942, picking up the 94th Infantry in Kansas for a […]

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Longest War Podcast (Ep21) – VBC at Night

Longest War Podcast (Ep21) – VBC at Night

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 (GWOT), and Susan Hawes (GWOT).     Those who served […]

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Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep08) – Stefano Ballini

Alle-Kiski Chronicle (Ep08) – Stefano Ballini

Stefano Ballini | Monte Sole Landing Memories   On episode 8 of the podcast we present the American film screening of Monte Sole Landing Memories, a documentary by Italian filmmaker Stefano Ballini, featuring Pittsburgh-area WWII veterans of Italian decent: Frank Gervasi, Michael Vernillo, and Vittorio Zippi. Note: The film is not presented here, but it is available online in its entirety with English subtitles. This […]

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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37

Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37

Eric Rood | Veteran Aviator Oral Histories  On Episode 37 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about recording veterans oral histories in the world of aviation with Eric Rood of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Timeless Voices of Aviation project.   Eric Rood of Columbus, Ohio has been capturing, preserving, and sharing veterans’ stories since 2006.  In addition to recording locally, each year Eric […]

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Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 22

Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 22

When Your Time Comes | Charles E. Kelley   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, WWII veteran Charles E. Kelley of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania shares a story about flying A-20 Havoc attack bombers over France. After high school, Chuck Kelley spent two years at Duquesne University but enlisted in the Army in the fall of 1942.  […]

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Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 21

Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 21

Infiltration | Robert Gale   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, WWII veteran Bob Gale of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania shares a story about a dangerous and unnerving counter-intelligence mission testing flight-line security on an Allied airbase in England. After graduating from Dartmouth College in May 1942, Bob Gale applied to become a Navy cryptographer. He failed […]

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Frank Gervasi | Army

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John Bone | Army Air Corps

John Bone | Army Air Corps

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Harold “Bud” Banker | Army

Harold “Bud” Banker | Army

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Hartley Baird | Army

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