Featured Interviews

James Craig

U.S. Army 1967–1970

Interview discussing Mr. Craig's service in the 5th mechanized Infantry. Mr. Craig speaks in detail about his time in the Demilitarized Zone in ... more >>


Vincent Purple "Bill"

U.S. Air Force 1942–1951

Vincent J. “Bill” Purple grew up in Athol, in north central Massachusetts. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942, and would learn how to fly... more >>


Roland W. Gendron

U.S. Marine Corps 1950–1953

In 1950, Roland Gendron quit school at 17 and enlisted in the Marines. Amphibious warfare training at Camp LeJeune and learning discipline prepa... more >>


Richard Brenneman

U.S. Navy 1943–1946

When Richard Brenneman graduated from Natick High School in 1943, he volunteered to serve in the Navy. After basic and gunnery mate’s school, he... more >>


Richard Doran "Dick"

U.S. Navy 1941–1945, 1951–1953

Richard Doran decided to volunteer for the Navy in his senior year of high school and after four weeks of basic training in Bainbridge, Md., was... more >>


More interviews >>

Video Interview


Frank C. Palilla more >>

Get Connected

Discover other local Veterans groups. more >>

Tell Your Story

Be interviewed and share important history contact us >>

Frequently Asked Questions

How does this work? Should I tell my story? more >>