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Veterans Chronicles

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Veterans Chronicles is an hour-long program that tells the stories of America's greatest heroes in their own words.

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Army veteran of the 85th Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Newcomb "Newc" Eldrege saw action as a ski trooper during World War II. His role in the Battle for Mount Belvedere would earn him the Purple Heart Award, in addition to two... more

Shelby Westbrook, veteran of the legendary Tuskegee Airmen, flew 60 missions over 12 countries in Europe during World War II. He was stationed in Italy to fly with the 99th Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group. His service as a... more

This episode of Veterans Chronicles profiles two of the U.S. military's most distinguished veterans. Major General John K. Singlaub was a highly decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Singlaub joined... more

Army Veteran Richard Falvey was a member of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment during the Second World War. As part of the Headquarters Company of the 2nd Battalion, he received his wings after rigorous training in 1942. He... more

Francis Sanza, better known as "Jeep", had a first-row seat for many of the momentous moments of American military history as General George S. Patton's personal jeep driver during his campaign across Europe during World War II.... more

Jerry Coleman is best known as the All-Star second baseman for, possibly, the best teams in baseball history - the New York Yankees of the 1940s and 50s - where he played alongside Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, and other... more

Jack Jacobs is among the most highly decorated veterans of the Vietnam War, being awarded two Silver Stars, three Bronze Stars, two Purple Hearts, and our nation's highest military award - the Medal of Honor. He is currently a military... more

In this episode, host Gene Pell speaks to Elaine Danforth Harmon, one of the original WASP pilots of World War II. This groundbreaking group of women are considered the first female pilots in U.S. military history, and were recently... more

In this two-part show, Veterans Chronicles profiles two veterans of our Greatest Generation who served during World War II.Ralph Griffiths joined the Marine Corps in 1944 at the age of 17, participating in the epic Battle of Iwo Jima. He... more

James Hafer is one of the few men to have participated in the entire eight-days of battle in the defense of Outpost Harry, one of the toughest fights of the Korean War, taking place just before the cease fire. There, he and his comrades... more

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