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By: Library of Congress Blog » Library Preserves Voice of Last Living World War I Veteran (Library of Congress)

Thu, 07 Feb 2008 18:13:49 +0000

[...] few months ago, I wrote about a new Web site from the Library’s Veterans History Project (VHP) that gathers 279 [...]

By: Sophie Salmon

Mon, 09 Jul 2007 07:32:03 +0000

I have always held in high regard those who fought during the war. Imagine having to leave your family, eat food that you are not accustomed to eating, fight for your country's honor, see your comrades get injured or die around you, not knowing whether you will be able to make it out alive. It's such a big sacrifice. The "Veterans History Project" is really a good way to commemorate the people who were willing to put their lives on the line just for us. The drawings, painstakingly hand-painted, sketched, and drawn, were really touching. Thank you for sharing this.

By: egorych

Fri, 01 Jun 2007 16:17:50 +0000

I agree with Justin Thorp. I enjoy it too.

By: Justin Thorp

Fri, 25 May 2007 19:21:31 +0000

Wow! The audio, video, written stories of the veterans are really powerful. Listening to them help to put Memorial Day in perspective.