David Lubin, author of 'Grand Illusions: American Art and the First World War', describes visiting World War I graveyards and the sense of triumphant glorification of war that he felt there.
Audio: Born On The 4th Of July- Ron Kovic Details The Mistreatment That Awaited Wounded Vets On Their Return From War
Ronald Lawrence "Ron" Kovic, who was wounded and paralyzed in the Vietnam War, recalls the events behind his famous memoir 'Born on the Fourth of July'.
Audio: WWII Vet Recalls The Night His Company Was Captured By The Germans And Why He Couldn’t Surrender
In Selestat, France during World War II, Clayton Rippey delayed surrendering to the Nazis and ended up escaping capture.
A World War II veteran, Frank Donia, describes his escape from a turret during an aerial dogfight over Nazi Germany.
Harry Lloyd, a veteran of World War II, of the 5th Marine Division recalls the battle for Iwo Jima in February and March 1945.
Dawn Anahid MacKeen, author of "The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey", tells the history of her grandfather, Stepan Miskjian, who survived the Armenian genocide.
92-year-old Ray Richey served in field artillery in Europe during World War II, coming ashore on Normandy's Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944.
Writer and poet John Guzlowski, author of "Echoes of Tattered Tongues: Memory Unfolded", details his parents' experiences in German labor and concentration camps.
Nancy Furstinger, author of 'Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs that Protect and Serve' tells the amazing story of Sgt Stubby, a World War I hero.
Bound by her vows to be a cloistered nun, Mother Teresa sought permission from the Vatican to go among the poor and give assistance to the people of Calcutta.
World War II veteran, Mr. Steve Hegedus, served in the US Army with the 11th Airborne Division, 511th parachute infantry. Steve's highest rank was staff sergeant and he served in the Pacific theater.
A former World War II POW of the Nazis recalls being liberated by his own division.
World War II veteran Frank Donia shares a story about the German doctor who treated him when he was a POW.
Mel Pliner, who served with the 436th Troop Carrier Squadron during WWII, recalls landing in his plywood glider carrying 36 troops the day after D-Day in Normandy.
Doug Justus talks about the weekend pass that changed his life, and probably saved it, when his unit was dispatched while he was on leave. The fate of his fellow soldiers remains a mystery.