Voices of War
Voices of War was a monthly series featuring veterans and their experiences that ran from November 2007 through November 2008.
Mon., Nov. 11, 2013
Taste of adventure
Dorothy Tarleton didn’t know she was on the same Pacific island as the atomic bombs that would soon devastate Hiroshima and Nagasaki. As a U.S. Army nurse, 1st Lt. Dorothy …
Mon., June 21, 2010, 10:09 a.m.
Vet featured in S-R series dies
John Wills, a World War II veteran who was featured in The Spokesman-Review’s Voices of War series in 2008, has died.
Sun., Nov. 9, 2008
A call to action
When The Spokesman-Review began its “Voices of War” series last fall, editors and reporters expected to be able to find enough compelling stories to publish one a month for a …
Sun., Nov. 2, 2008
In Patton’s path
Very few World War II veterans alive today can say they followed Gen. George Patton onto the beaches of Normandy before joining his soldiers for the fierce fight against Nazis …
Sun., Oct. 5, 2008
‘All in a day’s work’
When Art Anderson landed on the tropical island of Peleliu in the spring of 1944, it was quite a contrast to the harsh landscape around Minot, N.D., where he grew …
Cursing at Gen. Mark Clark
WWII veteran Dane Broadfoot talks about cursing at Gen. Mark Clark.
Seeing Mussolini hanging in a square
WWII veteran Dane Broadfoot describes seeing Mussolini hanging in a square.
Talking about war experiences
WWII veteran Dane Broadfoot describes his waning reluctance to talk about the war.
Trading liquor for rides to the beach
WWII nurse Dorothy Tarleton describes how she and her fellow nurses would bribe troops to get a lift.
Invitations to dine on naval ships
WWII nurse Dorothy Tarleton talks about the appeal of dining on Navy ships.