WWII Prairie Memories - On the Beaches and in the Air

Navy nurse Hjerdis Watson, Fargo, ND; army infantrymen Harold Bach, Dickinson, ND; and Russell Deserly, New Town, ND; Air Corps pilot and POW George Ott, Dickinson, ND; and Canadian sailor William Rolls tell their stories.

World War II veterans are extraordinary – their bravery inspires us and their sacrifices secured the freedoms we treasure. WWII Prairie Memories is an important collection of veteran voices, a precious piece of history that communicates the personal challenges and spiritual experience that define this generation of heroes. All three episodes are compilations of selected veteran narratives recorded at these locations: Veterans Bonanzaville USA, West Fargo ND; ND Cowboy Hall of Fame, Medora ND; Prairie Public Studios, Fargo ND; Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center, Moorhead MN; and Morris Legion, Morris MB.

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