World War II War Stories

Two World War II veterans reflected on their experiences and discussed what it means to be a member of the "Greatest Generation". Colonel… read more

Two World War II veterans reflected on their experiences and discussed what it means to be a member of the "Greatest Generation". Colonel Patrick (U.S. Army, Ret.) moderated.

This discussion featured Colonel Ed Shames, a U.S. army veteran in the European theater, and Major Norman Hatch, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and the primary combat cinematographer for the battles of Tarawa and Iwo Jima. A film clip from Tarawa was shown.

“The Greatest Generation” was a program at the 14th annual American Veterans Center’s Conference, held at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 4, 2012

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  • Mar 03, 2012 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 03, 2012 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 04, 2012 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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