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What is your experience of war?

What is your experience of war?

After a decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, a potentially longer conflict looms now as the United States and its allies bomb the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. This latest conflict occurs against a background of major anniversaries for World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War. Senior Correspondent is reporting on "The Experience of War" with a variety of perspectives. What is your experience? What do you remember of wars abroad or life on the home front? How has the media shaped your view of war? Share your story and include a photo or video.


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Vietnam

Much of what Mrs.

A WWII Love Story

A WWII Love Story

My parents used to tell me this story of how marriage began. .

The Home Front Through the Eyes of a Child

The Home Front Through the Eyes of a Child

The following was taken from a Q&A Hope Welch and I had with Judy Richey about her family's experience with World War II and its aftermath. Who in your family was involved in WWII? “My Dad and all my uncles, there were 6 sons, which is truly amazing; six sons in a war and they all came home.

WWII on the Home Front: A Child's View

The senior to whom these stories belong does not want to be identified by name, so we will refer to her as Emily.

Life at Home

Life at Home

Jeanne Lawton is recently retired and lives in Cary, N.C.

Life During the Vietnam War

Life During the Vietnam War

Victoria Tchoryk lives in Cary, N.C., but grew up in Philadelphia, Pa.

Naval Experience

Naval Experience

This story is told by my grandfather, Jim Cochrane, who dropped out of school when he was 17 to join the navy. "I was born in Troy, NC in 1927.

Let's Help Our Troops

Mr. Ed Scholz shares what he believes is the major issue. I believe that our biggest problem is how we don't support our troops enough.

On the Home Front

This depicts the life of a woman who grew up during World War II.

Behind the Scenes of the Korean War

This is the story of Tom Elinskas, my grandfather who is now 81, and his experience while he was stationed in Korea.

Staff Sgt. Metz

A recent interview with incredible poet Dorianne Laux went as follows:"Just tell me briefly about your experience with war.

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