"The captain... wanted me to ship over. I think I was a good Junior Officer but no, I wanted to go home ."
"Stalin was paranoid about contacts that his troops had with the West."
"...it takes a selfless person who has the drive to serve others...that's a hero."
"I didn't want to get in the Army. I wanted to sleep between two sheets and not in a fox hole."
"[My aunt] said, 'Oh I saw the most interesting sign...it's Uncle Sam Wants You and ...I think it means you.'"
"I had reveille at about five minutes to eight that morning with bombs going off."
"Everybody was holding their breath. Was there going to be a ceasefire?"
"I feel very blessed that my sons did't have to go into any other types of conflicts in their lifetime."
"Most everybody had frostbite."
“Now, the worst were the rockets. They would whistle and they were fast and much bigger.”
WMVETMazziotti Part 1
WMVETMazziotti Part 2
WMVETMazziotti Part 3
These are some of our Veterans. For an excerpt of their interviews, go to Stories
For the full interview, go to Full Interview
WMVETOrville Part 1
WMVETMazziotti Part 4
WMVETMazziotti Part 5
WMVETOrville Part 2
WMVETOrville Part 3
A mother talks about suicide.
Anthony Mazziotti, Bend, Oregon
Marine veteran discusses PTSD