May 28,2014: in this file picture, germany' s world war 2 and d-day veteran paul golz reads in a book during an interview with the associated press in his hometown koenigswinter, germany. This is an interesting question because some who served in the ww2 german military were heavily implicated in many of the atrocities and genocidal activities against jews, poles, and other civilians carried out during the war. The world war ii history project is a 501(c)(3) organization working to preserve the stories of world war ii veterans - whether allied or axis - for the education of people of all ages across the world. In this day of remembrance for all of those who fought for this country—and others too—i thought it would be good to hear the heartbreaking story of joseph robertson, a world war ii veteran. The following comments are taken from personal interviews with world war ii german veterans who served honorably in various branches of the german armed forces (deutsche wehrmacht) and armed-ss (waffen-ss) from approximately 1939 to 1945.
16 million americans served during world war ii today, according to the us department of veterans affairs, only 558,000 of that number are still alive rishi sharma wasn't born until 50 years after the war, but the 20-year-old is making up for lost time by interviewing as many of those surviving wwii veterans as he can. 80th division wwii veteran video interviews during the 2001 80th division veterans association annual meeting in hampton, va (august 24-25, 2001), col(ret) grant porter sat down with several 80th division wwii veterans and recorded their stories. This 20-year-old wants to interview every wwii combat veteran he can before it's too late he hopes to document their stories before they are lost forever cnn 2018-04-10. The veteran, a remarkable gentleman named karl wegner, is a former member of grenadier regiment 914 of the 352nd division mr wegner is one of the few vets who has managed to answer all of the infamous 102 questions for german vets, and his answers comprise a veritable gold mine of information.
A california man is trying to capture history before it fades away read more trending news rishi sharma wants to interview as many living world war ii combat veterans as he can to document. A successful interview contains five key components knowledge of the importance of an interview, preparation of questions, appropriate dress, interview etiquette, and history of interviews an interview is considered the most important part of the hiring process. Veteran tells forgotten story of wwii pow camps in the us joseph christ's memories of world war ii aren't about battles fought abroad, but about the conquered who were imprisoned in america's. If you tuned in to 60 minutes last night, you got to see an epic facepalm for the ages the show's attempt to appeal to a young audience failed miserably when anderson cooper dumped a 55-gallon drum of slime on a world war ii vet while interviewing him.
Veteran interviews / der erste zug as with any research one may do, it is always better to get the information from those who were there with this in mind, we have posted various interviews with soldiers who fought in the german army during wwii. A 20-year-old from california has dedicated years to traveling the country to interview wwii veterans and document their stories for future generations. Chuck hurlbut 299th combat engineer battalion, d-day veteran of omaha beach don foye and wally ansardi don foye (in photo, on the right) of the 90th infantry division had his chin shot off in normandy in late july, 1944. Sharma and 'bazooka' joe pietroforte, a wwii veteran who received a silver star for disabling two german tanks and saving his company from defeat. Filmed interviews of wwii combat veterans our mission is to film interviews with the remaining wwii combat veterans, to strengthen relationships between these veterans and their communities, and to create a living memorial to pass these veterans' wisdom on to future generations.
Pfc ed graham served in world war ii and received a purple heart when he was injured in guam world war ii veterans visit iwo jima for the 70th anniversary mar 21 in commemoration of the end of. World war ii veteran and former prisoner of war andy ramotnik was docked $13 for eluding his german captors, and he wants that money back. Find great deals on ebay for german wwii shop with confidence.
The soviet soldiers used their own bodies as shields, covering women and children escaping on ferry boats from a nazi bombardment that killed 40,000 civilians in a single day. As of 2012, there are an estimated 26,000 veterans of world war ii living in oklahoma, according to the department of veterans affairs gen george s patton, known as old blood and guts by many who served under him, inspects american troops in britain during the war. Through onsite interviews with veterans and other members of the greatest generation, voices of world war ii transforms the memorial into an outdoor classroom, providing a unique platform to digitally document the stories brought to life through first-person veteran accounts. Walter warda, a soldier in the german army during world war ii, was captured by the red army in 1944 and held in soviet pow camps until 1950 now 90, he lives in west allentown.
What a time it was: interviews with northwest ohio veterans of world war ii, a book published today by the university of toledo urban affairs center press. German military history is not denied and is openly criticized - for both world wars, not just ww ii today, not only are veteran's of world war ii respected, they have been listened to by all branches of the germany military for the past 50 years regarding the atrocities committed between 1941 and '45. The wwii veterans history project is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization founded by 16-year-old benjamin mack jackson we strive for historic preservation of the memories of the men and women who saved our country and the world. Interview of a wwii veteran interview of a wwii veteran by robert c daniels in preparation for writing a book, tentatively entitled world war ii in mid-america, i have conducted oral interviews on 34 people of a small mid-western american community that had lived during and through the war—two of these individuals have since passed away.