Historian Craig Symonds on Admiral Chester Nimitz on VBC Happy Hour – Monday, December 12 @ 7pm ET

America's preeminent naval historian (and Navy veteran), Craig Symonds joins VBC Happy Hour for a special program with Glenn Flickinger on the fthe man who won the war in the Pacific in World War Two: Admiral Chester Nimitz. Symond's biography of Nimitz, Nimitz at War: Command Leadership from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay, is considered not

Holocaust Survivor and WWII Ritchie Boy Jack Boeki on VBC Greatest Generation Live – Tuesday, October 25 @ 7:00pm ET

Jack Boeki grew up in a Jewish family in Rotterdam, Netherlands, a city devastated by infamous German terror bombings and invasion in 1940. As the Nazi occupiers began hunting Dutch Jews for transportation to concentration camps, teenaged Jack went into hiding. Like Houdini slipping a straightjacket, Jack managed to escape capture at every turn, even

100-Year-Old John “Lucky” Luckadoo, plus Researching Veterans Service Records on Greatest Generation Live – Thursday, October 6 @ 7:00pm ET

JOIN ON ZOOM    100-Year-Old John "Lucky" Luckadoo, plus Researching Veterans Service Records on Greatest Generation Live We welcome former B-17 pilot John "Lucky" Luckadoo to Greatest Generation Live to share stories from his 25 missions over France and Germany in 1943 with the 100th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force, stationed in Thorpe Abbotts,

The Sullivan Brothers: 80th Anniversary of the USS Juneau’s Sinking – Tuesday, November 15 @ 7:00pm ET

  On November 13, 1942, brother Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison, and George Sullivan all died aboard the USS Juneau (CL-52) following the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Their deaths remain the greatest disaster to befall one family in wartime and changed the rules governing siblings serving together. George and Francis Sullivan were the first leave their Waterloo, Iowa,

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