Adopt banner

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.

Find veteran text


AVAILABLE VETERANS
Veteran's name State Service Battle
Jay 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.
John 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.
Joseph A Ams 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.
Ralph A Ams 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.
Robert A Ams 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.
W A Ams 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.
Frank A Anabe 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.
Clifford A Ander 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.
J A Anis PA 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.
Bert A Ank 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.
Mervin A Ants 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 Ar 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.
John A Ar 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.
Jo A Ara 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.
A A Araj 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.
Frank A Aral 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.
Frank A Are 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.
Teodoro A Arin 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 Arr 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.
Carlos A Arro 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.
Francis A Arte ID 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.
Nicholas A Arthos 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.
George A Asaki MT 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.
Sam A Ate PA 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.
Quote