Soldiers Oral History Recordings
These audio recordings help everyone understand the experiences of the Soldier and are critical to helping researchers, historians and the next generation learn from our history.

We are interested in everyone's story, from privates to generals, because each story in unique and important.

 
 
Calvin P. Titus Part1

As a corporal in China, Calvin P. Titus earned the Medal of Honor. Later, an appointment to West Point led to a sterling military career. Listen as Lieutenant Colonel Titus recounts his heroic actions and his life as a bona fide hero. Click HERE for a biography of Calvin P. Titus.

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Calvin P. Titus Part2

As a corporal in China, Calvin P. Titus earned the Medal of Honor. Later, an appointment to West Point led to a sterling military career. Listen as Lieutenant Colonel Titus recounts his heroic actions and his life as a bona fide hero. Click HERE for a biography of Calvin P. Titus.

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Frank Buckles,last surviving American veteran of WWI: Part1

You’ve seen the movie on this website. Now listen to his complete story. Whether meeting General Pershing, or surviving a prison camp as a civilian in the Philippines Islands, Mr. Buckles has lived a long, and eventful life. And he is not yet finished. Today, in 2009, Mr. Buckles is 109 years old. Put your feet up, get some popcorn, and get ready to enter a time machine. For the next three hours, you will be taken on a journey that starts before WWI and continues through 1988.

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Frank Buckles,last surviving American veteran of WWI: Part2

You’ve seen the movie on this website. Now listen to his complete story. Whether meeting General Pershing, or surviving a prison camp as a civilian in the Philippines Islands, Mr. Buckles has lived a long, and eventful life. And he is not yet finished. Today, in 2009, Mr. Buckles is 109 years old. Put your feet up, get some popcorn, and get ready to enter a time machine. For the next three hours, you will be taken on a journey that starts before WWI and continues through 1988.

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Pearl Harbor Testimony Part1

As a Tech Sgt in Hawaii in 1941, COL Moulton explains his experience at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

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Pearl Harbor Testimony Part2

As a Tech Sgt in Hawaii in 1941, COL Moulton explains his experience at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941

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Andrew Cuellar Part1

The valedictorian from the last class of the Carlisle Industrial Indian School. Mr Cuellar’s voice brings a historical timber and meaning to this school and time in American history. 

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Andrew Cuellar Part2

The valedictorian from the last class of the Carlisle Industrial Indian School. Mr Cuellar’s voice brings a historical timber and meaning to this school and time in American history. 

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John W. Mosley

While either flying high with the Tuskegee Airman, or with his feet firmly planted on breaking barriers and setting examples on the ground, Mr. Mosley has been a pioneer throughout his life.

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SGM Coker

Former Sergeant Major of Rangers Training Command Airborne recounts the history of the US Army Rangers – Listen to how the Rangers became the pre-imminent force in military history.

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Howard Handelmann Part1

Howards reflections concerning WWII recorded in 1991

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Howard Handelmann Part2

Howards reflections concerning WWII recorded in 1991

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Howard Handelmann Part3

Howards reflections concerning WWII recorded in 1991

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Howard Handelmann Part4

Howards reflections concerning WWII recorded in 1991

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