Untold Stories | Memories and Stories of Minnesota Veterans from many era’s of service
Veterans' Voices: Leech Lake | Memories and stories of military veterans from the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
The Secret War | Featuring the some of the stories of Minnesota Hmong Veterans in the Secret War of Laos
Minnesota in the Vietnam War | Stories of Minnesotans in the Vietnam War
Minnesota in World War I | Stories of Minnesotans in World War I
Minnesota in World War II | Stories of Minnesotans in World War II
Veterans' Voices: Rochester | Veterans’ Voices is a radio series exploring the knowledge, experience and leadership of Rochester service members. Veterans’ Voices is a radio series exploring the knowledge, experience and leadership of Rochester service members. Hosted by Britt Aamodt Veteran’ Voices is produced by KRPR and Ampers.
Korea | Memories and stories from Minnesota’s Korean War Veterans
Veterans' Voices Korea Podcast | Extended podcast versions of interviews with some of the Minnesota Veterans of the Korean War featured in our radio series Veteran’s Voices Korea. Made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
World War II | first-hand accounts of what it was like to serve in WWII
Native Warriors | Native American veterans explain why protecting our land and resources is an important part of Native culture and traditions
Vietnam | Stories and memories of Minnesota’s Vietnam veterans
Veterans' Voices Vietnam Podcast | Extended podcast versions of Kevyn Burger’s interviews with some of the Minnesota Vietnam Veterans featured in our radio series
April 11 1918 – Clarence Wesley Wigington was senior architectural designer for the city of St. Paul. But today he was signing up volunteers for the Minnesota Home Guard’s Sixteenth Battalion, the first segregated unit in Minnesota military history. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
December 14, 1917 – Peter W. Copeland, a railroad engineer and superintendent from St. Paul, and the other men who volunteered for the Russia Railway Service Corps arrived in Vladivostok, Russia. They were here to get the Trans-Siberian Railroad, in chaos after two Russian revolutions, moving again. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
June 5, 1917 – Joseph Shabb, 22, a member of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, stood in line on the day America instituted the first draft since the Civil War. He’d ship overseas with an infantry unit but end up a “balloonatic” with the 13th Balloon Company. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
August 1914, as soon at John Bowe, father of four and mayor of Canby, Minnesota, heard that Germany had invaded neutral Luxemburg and Belgium, he knew what he had to do. He signed up with the French Foreign Legion to fight—three years before America entered the war. Here’s Britt Aamodt.