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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
Aiiaiz A Ajaja 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.
Cajlo A Ajo 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.
J A Ajs 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.
Eriell A Ake 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.
Joe A Aki UT 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.
Noboru A Aki 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.
Enrique A Ala 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.
Rogelio A Ala 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.
Der A Ale 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.
Der A Ale 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.
Der A Ale 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.
Der A Ale 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.
Elfhu A Als VI 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.
Walter A Als NEW JERSEY 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.
Gilbert A Am IDAHO, LIMITED SERVICE or HAWAIIAN ISLANDS 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 Amaitis IL 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.
Joseph A Amcek OH 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.
O A Amo 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.
Benjamin A Ams OH 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.
Bertram A Ams IL 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.
Earl A Ams 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.
Ernest A Ams DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 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.
Henry A Ams OH 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.
Jacob A Ams NC 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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