Stories of Sacrifice - WW2 American POW/MIAs Podcast

Stories of Sacrifice - WW2 American POW/MIAs Podcast

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Stories of Sacrifice Podcast are interviews with families of our Nation’s POW/MIAs who are currently buried as Unknown in our National Cemeteries or still listed as Missing in Action. These families are trying to get their MIA loved one identified thro?


PFC Juan F. Gutierrez Misidentified EP 19
Jun 27 • 16 min
Wrong remains buried by the wrong family. ANOTHER MISIDENTIFICATION – THE CASE OF PFC JUAN F. GUTIERREZ. Mistakes are a fact of life. What counts is the response to errors. Ever wonder why the U.S. Government does NOT want to identify the missing from…
PVT Arthur H. “Bud” Kelder EP 18
Jun 17 • 10 min
Bud’s story is typical of those who died in the Cabanatuan POW camp after surviving the Bataan Death March. He was the first of more than 300 Unknowns to be returned to his family. Why is the Department of Defense dragging their feet on returning all of…
1LT Alexander R. Nininger (MoH) Final Part 5
Jun 9 • 10 min
THE ARMY HAD A PROBLEM. THE PUBLIC WANTED TO KNOW WHERE THEIR HERO WAS AND A NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS WANTED TO KNOW WHAT THE HELL WAS GOING ON.
1LT Alexander R. Nininger (MoH) A Battle That Has Not Ended
May 27 • 36 min
Remains of Medal of Honor Recipient Not Identified Because Army Can’t Unscrew Their Screwup 1LT Alexander “Sandy” Nininger was consigned to the grave of an Unknown Soldier by the celebrity of the Medal of Honor.
Stories of Sacrifice, Bonus Episode - Major Zachariah Fike, Purple Hearts Reunited
May 13 • 53 min
Interview with Major Zachariah Fike - Founder of the Veteran’s non-profit Purple Hearts Reunited
Hide and Seek at the West Point Cemetery EP 15
May 5 • 15 min
1LT Ira Cheaney’s remains were identified, then misplaced, then buried at West Point. Then the Army buried the report that showed they had buried the wrong remains.
Who is Buried in Cheaney’s Grave EP 14
Apr 29 • 11 min
Who was buried in Cheaney’s grave? A disgraced commander tries to rehabilitate his reputation!
Last Letters Home EP13
Mar 27 • 34 min
Last letters written home by some of our WW2 POW/MIA’s in the Philippines
Major James “Jim” O’Donovan EP12
Feb 19 • 97 min
On today’s Stories of Sacrifice we will be discussing a very heroic POW/MIA who was awarded our Country’s second highest combat valor award, the Distinguished Service Cross. Major James J. O’Donovan was the Executive Officer of the 3rd Battalion, 31st…
1st LT Carol (Cal) Cahoon EP11
Feb 8 • 80 min
1st LT Cahoon was assigned to the 26th Cavalry Regiment (PS) in the Philippines during WW2. He was Killed in Action on 7 Jan 1942 and is still listed as Missing in Action. Hi nephew and namesake tells us his Story of Sacrifice and the Quest to bring him…
PVT Israel Goldberg EP10
Feb 3 • 50 min
PVT Israel Goldberg - Hq Squadron, 24th Pursuit Gp, US Army Air Corps WW2. PVT Goldberg is still listed as Missing in Action but buried as an Unknown. This is his story of sacrifice and his family’s quest to get him identified.
S1c Beauran R. O’Kane EP09
Jan 20 • 38 min
S1c Beauran Roy O’Kane - WW2 Missing in Action - Family Interview with great nephew Jeff O’Kane and their family’s struggle to get him home
Sweet Land of Liberty Author Timothy L. Porter Interview EP08
Jan 17 • 39 min
Sweet Land of Liberty, personal account of WO Talmadge Smithey’s capture and captivity in Japanese POW Camps during WW2.
Compiled Interviews of POWs Who Returned Home EP07
Jan 15 • 52 min
The mission of the Stories of Sacrifice Podcast is to bring you the Stories of those POW/MIAs who have not made it home to their loved ones. This episode is the stories of those who survived.
SGT Leonard James McNeill Ep06
Jan 10 • 63 min
SGT Leonard James McNeill, WW2 POW/MIA and buried as an Unknown in an American Military Cemetery. This is his Story of Sacrifice and his family’s quest to bring him home!
USCG LT. Crotty PT1 EP05
Dec 27, 2019 • 11 min
In this two part episode I will talk about the US Marine Corps and US Coast Guard.
PVT Martin Kunik EP04
Dec 23, 2019 • 97 min
Buried as an “Unknown” at the Manila American Cemetery - PVT Martin Kunik, served with Company H, 31st Infantry Regiment in the Philippines. He died at Cabanatuan and is buried as an Unknown at the Manila American Cemetery
Stories of Sacrifice, POW/MIAs - POW Burial History at Cabanatuan EP03
Dec 19, 2019 • 64 min
Reexamining the Cabanatuan unknown cases and the need for using a DNA Lead Process to make these identifications.
Stories of Sacrifice - POW/MIAs – TEC 5 Julius St John Knudsen EP02
Dec 3, 2019 • 69 min
Technician 5th Class Julius St. John Knudsen - A story of Sacrifice of Unknown circumstances
SGT Durrell Tidwell EP01
Dec 1, 2019 • 36 min
SGT Durrell Tidwell - born in New Mexico and served with the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment. Currently buried as an Unknown at the Manila American Cemetery