Written Oral Histories

Veteran Story Coll button



A collection of writings by local veterans that includes personal statements, eye-witness accounts, autobiographical manuscripts, and memoirs.  Also included are written transcriptions of oral history interviews from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh archive.

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Clem Blazewick


John Barber


Henry Hoffstot

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Wendell Freeland

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Frank Kravetz

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Jack Purcell

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Jack Watson

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Walter Schwartz

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Albert DeFazio

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Joseph Capone


 Ila Cole

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 Ellis Jones

More stories . . .

WWII Stories by Jack Brawdy

Memoir by Bob Brodine

WWII Memoires: My Experiences in the Service by Michael Haritan

I am Proud to be a Veteran by Stephen Korba

The Journey of a Lifetime by Joseph Morgan

USO Recordings by Lester Snyder

A Veteran Remembers the Korean War by Paul Zolbrod

For more stories, visit the Veterans Story Collection.