PBS39 Celebrates Veterans Day with Stories of Service
In honor of Veterans Day, PBS39 is bringing three outstanding stories out of the vault that highlight our military and the people who have served. From all of us at PBS39, we wish you a Happy Veterans Day!
World War II Veteran Nathan Kline
Summary: 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The world breathed a collective sigh of relief on VE Day when the Nazi war machine was finally vanquished.
Nathan Kline remembers the joy of that day. He also remembers all of the tough fighting it took to achieve it.
Taps Player, World War II Veteran Dan Deysher
Summary: Sometimes, someone special comes along to help us remember the true meaning of Veterans Day. One such person is Dan Deysher, a World War II veteran who uses his special talent to pay homage to those who served and died. A Navy veteran, Dan Deysher stands tall, blowing Taps for one of his own – a fellow Navy man whose battles are over. The haunting sound, carried on a gentle wind, signifies both the mourning and respect of a grateful nation.
PBS39 Remembers "Wild Bill" Guarnere
Summary: PBS39's Grover Silcox interviewed Band of Brothers’ "Wild Bill" Guarnere in 2013, shortly before his death.