All WWII veterans have stories about their time in the service. These may focus on specific battles, camaraderie or daily life in their unit. Dr. Joyce Winfield shares twenty-one of these stories in the book: Forever Heroes: A Collection of Stories from World War II Nebraska Veterans.
“It’s all here. Moments of terror. Days of tedium. Lifelong pride This was the reality of World War II of the men and women of the Greatest Generation. These are the ordinary people who did extraordinary things.”
–David Hendee, Omaha World-Herald reporter
“As young men and women, they went to war. These acts of remembering are perhaps their final service.”
–Fred Nielsen, Department of History, UNO