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The Veteran Next Door: Stories from World War II Vol. 1
The Veteran Next Door is a compilation of stories from the Nationally broadcast radio show of the same name. The stories are from survivors of World War II. From a Jewish girl being given away at age 2 to save her from Auschwitz, fighting in Bougainville, and Guadalcanal, the experience of being black in our army and navy during this time period. From love stories to ...more
Published August 7th 2013 by Authorhouse
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Tennessee radio personality Randall Baxter developed this book out of interviews conducted on his WNOX-FM radio show (also entitled "The Veteran Next Door") in Knoxville. It's his noble mission to collect and preserve oral accounts of more-or-less local folks who served in the Second World War (or testimony of their descendants, or close acquaintances). The book's style is a bit awkward, part on-air transcription, part off-mike background explanation, which is indented...sometimes. Italics would ...more