StoryCorps in partnership with POV

Stories from the Peabody Award-winning oral history nonprofit, which help to bridge the gap in understanding between veterans and civilians.

StoryCorps

StoryCorps' Military Voices Initiative provides post-9/11 veterans, service members, and their families the opportunity to record and share their stories with the public -- through broadcasts on NPR and short films on PBS animated by the Rauch Brothers. 


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In August 2005, Travis Williams and his squad were sent on a rescue mission in Iraq.
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StoryCorps Shorts: Germans in the Woods

StoryCorps Shorts: Germans in the Woods

The Battle of the Bulge haunts one U.S. soldier.

StoryCorps Shorts: The Last Viewing

StoryCorps Shorts: The Last Viewing

Allen Hoe tells the story of a chance encounter with a stranger who knew his son.

StoryCorps Shorts: The Nature of War

StoryCorps Shorts: The Nature of War

In 2005, Specialist Justin Cliburn deployed to Iraq with the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

Audio | Anthony Villareal's Story

Audio | Anthony Villareal's Story

Anthony Villareal and his wife, Jessica, talk about what their life has been like since Anthony was hit by a roadside bomb and suffered third-degree burns over most of his body.

Audio | Max Voelz's Story

Audio | Max Voelz's Story

Max Voelz remembers his wife, Kimberly, who he met while training to work in the Army's elite bomb squad.

Audio | The Veterans Crisis Line

Audio | The Veterans Crisis Line

Four responders for the Veterans Crisis Line, the national suicide prevention hotline run by the US Department of Veterans Affairs, share stories from calls that have stayed wit...

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