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The WWII Veterans Story Challenge

Saving the History of Those Who Saved the World

Thank you for taking our WWII Vet Story Challenge! By helping us gather and preserve the personal stories of a million WWII Veterans on the 75th anniversary of their WWII victory. Here are the steps you need to take:

Step 1: Select a WWII Veteran from the list below – Once you identify a WWII Veteran whose story you want to tell, click the "Select" button. If you would like to add a veteran that is not listed, you can click the “Share a Vet’s Story” tab at the top of the page.

Step 2: Learn your Veteran’s Story by researching and collecting their information like service branch, units, battles, images, videos, and interviews to tell his or her story.

Step 3: Share your chosen Veteran’s Story by returning to this site to post the Veteran’s story and complete their profile.

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AVAILABLE VETERANS
Veteran's name State Service Battle
A A Abel CA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Rufino A Abi CA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
John A Abowich WA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Adolph A Ac OR World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Bennie A Ac MI World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
I A Ace AK World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Feli A Acino HI World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Paul A Acool NY World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
A A Ae FOREIGN COUNTRY World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Azvie F A Aevv OR Army of the US World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Richard A Agan AK World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Fred A Age CA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Marvin A Age WA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Philip A Age WA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
George A Agnoston MA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Victor A Ago CA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Masami A Ai OR World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Z A Ai NY World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
A A Aia U.S. AT LARGE World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Ri A Aiirj AT SEA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Anna A Ais NM World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Eugene A Aiza CA World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Leon A Aiza U.S. AT LARGE World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
Tomas A Aiza TX World War II You are not logged in. To adopt or edit this veteran profile, create a user id, or log in with your existing id.
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