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Memorial Day is May 25th this year.
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After a three-year legal battle, The Post obtained hundreds of records of candid interviews assessing the war in Afghanistan and its failures. PR...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KUOW, WNPR Connecticut, KTSW 89.9, WLRH and more


  • Added: Mar 29, 2020
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 69
Caption: Some of Delta 187 Rakassans
We've Never Been The Same: A War Story is the story of one night of battle and the decades of recovery that followed. Produced by Adam Piore and Ja...

Bought by KUOW, Prairie Public, Boise State Public Radio, KFAI Minneapolis, KOSU and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 53:28
  • Purchases: 94
Caption: Alan Seeger - Soldier, Diarist & Poet
From the trenches of The Great War, Alan Seeger's poems, letters and diaries spring to life in the voices of Cathedral Choir of St. John the Divine...

Bought by WVTF, RadioFreePalmer, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, KTEP, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: German POW Otto Schwingel and Linda Anderson on Anderson's farm near Florence, S.C., Credit: courtesy of Ingebourg Schwingel
During World War II, some 400,000 captured German soldiers were shipped across the Atlantic to prison camps dotted across the U.S. Suddenly the ene...

Bought by Angelica Community Radio, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., Maine Public Radio, KSKA, WLRH and more


  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 83
Caption: Proposed Mothers' Memorial by John Geddes, 1922-30, Credit: (Library of Congress).
This is a country awash in monuments. They adorn traffic circles, street corners and, of course, the National Mall. In this special Memorial Day ep...

Bought by Angelica Community Radio, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, WFAE, KRPS, WLRH and more


  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 90

  • Added: May 03, 2010
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 85
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A new perspective on the often-overlooked story of the Marines who fought in the brutal Pacific Campaign of World War II.

Bought by WVTF, Angelica Community Radio, WYPL, WITF, WCMU Michigan and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2009
  • Length: 55:54
  • Purchases: 57
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Tom Brokaw and others discuss War Memorials, Veterans, Vietnam and Wars.

Bought by Angelica Community Radio, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KTXK, WYAP, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 08, 2008
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 50
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The final year of World War II in the Pacific, told by men who came back and kept silent about the harrowing ordeal that changed their lives.

Bought by WVTF, WITF, WABE, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: May 03, 2006
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 32
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This Veterans' Day program pays tribute to America's fighting men and women through first-hand accounts of battle, as well as music and poetry that...

Bought by KMSU, KRCB 104.9, KBBI Alaska, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2005
  • Length: 53:07
  • Purchases: 37
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For Memorial Day —a portrait of life on the homefront during World War II featuring 4 women’s stories, rare home recorded letters sent overseas to ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, 90.5 WESA, Spokane Public Radio, WFHB, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 24:56
  • Purchases: 16
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Professional soldiers in Fort Benning, Georgia talk of the challenges facing themselves and their families as they prepare to go to war. Produced ...

Bought by WFHB, KUAC, KSFR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WMPG and more


  • Added: May 24, 2005
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Bracelets of Grace: The Vietnam War Story of Major Stanley Horne
It's been 40 years since the very first POW-MIA bracelet was made and distributed. The iconic bracelets had a humble beginning at the height of th...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMPG, WFHB, KPIK-LP, WDCB and more


  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 29:17
  • Purchases: 16
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Award-winning documentary from Lost & Found Sound, produced by Christina Egloff with Jay Allison

Bought by WRFA-LP, WFHB, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WUTC, KVSC and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2003
  • Length: 19:17
  • Purchases: 35
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Take a look at this picture. Maybe you can figure out that the Civil War soldier on the right is a woman. But the guy sitting next to her sure coul...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, Prairie Public, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KUER, WUTC and more


  • Added: May 13, 2009
  • Length: 18:05
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Tiffany stained glass window inside Blanford Church.
Memorial Day, a national holiday of remembrance, was first celebrated south of the Mason/Dixon line in Petersburg, Virginia at Blandford Church Cem...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KSRQ, KVNF, WTIP, KSFR and more


  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 19
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A man tries to repatriate the bones of a Viet Cong soldier that his father took from the jungle, 35 years earlier.

Bought by WRFA-LP, Prairie Public, WFHB, WTJU, PRX Remix and more


  • Added: Sep 21, 2004
  • Length: 10:02
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: U.S. Military service members are represented by white headstones for the men that lost their lives during World War II at the American Cemetery, Normandy, France; June 2, 2015. This is the 71st Anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy remembering th, Credit: (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Berner/Released)
A paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division, one of the most highly decorated divisions in the U.S. Army, didn’t understand what it meant to be air...

Bought by Raven Radio, WTIP, KRZA, KYUK, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Weeks after S. Spencer Scott interviewed Lavinia Gelineau about the loss of her husband Chris, a young soldier who was killed in Iraq, Lavinia hers...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KISU, KHNS, KFAI Minneapolis, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 22, 2005
  • Length: 07:45
  • Purchases: 16
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A non-narrated portrait of a small group of Civil War buffs re-dedicating a Union veteran's grave in Oregon and reflecting on when our nation, as w...

Bought by WJFF, Prairie Public, New Hampshire Public Radio, KISU, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2009
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 10

  • Added: Jul 30, 2012
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 5
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It is not only the people from away who ask silly questions

Bought by Prairie Public, KMXT, KMXT, Prairie Public, WTIP and more


  • Added: May 26, 2008
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 6