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The Veterans History Project wants your story. Please take a moment to share a snapshot of your wartime service with us using the form below. If you do not wish to submit a story at this time:

Personal Information

Please Note: If you only enter "personal information" and "war or conflict" in the fields below, we will send you Project Kit and information about participating in the Veterans History Project. By submitting this form to the Library of Congress you agree to the statement located at the bottom of this page.

* = Represents A Required Field

Status: * Veteran Civilian  
First Name: *  
Middle Name:  
Last Name: *  
Maiden Name:  
Address: *  
City: *  
State: *  
Zip Code: * -  
Telephone: *
Example: 202-707-5000
Email Address:  
Race :  
Gender : Male Female  
Date of Birth :
Example: 06-12-1950

Wartime Experience (Civilian or Military)

All information requested below is optional; however, we encourage you to supply as much information as possible, including any stories of the wartime experience.

or Conflict: *

To select multiple wars, hold
down <CTRL> key while selecting
If you selected "other"
please explain below:

Service Branch
or Wartime Activity:

    Example: Army, Navy, Air Force, Red Cross, etc.
    Example: Company B, 28th Regiment, 101st Division or USS Hilbert (DE-742)
Highest Rank:
    Example: Captain, First Lieutenant, Private First Class, etc.
Service Type: Enlisted Drafted
Service Dates: to
Service Locations: Please be as specific as possible (limit of 100 words):

    Example: Fort Knox, Kentucky (basic training); London and Plymouth, England;
Leyte Island, Philippines
Prisoner of War? Yes No
Service Injuries? Yes No
or Awards:
Please be as specific as possible and please do not use abbreviations (limit of 100 words)
Wartime Story
or Additional Comments:
Please use this space to share a memorable experience from your wartime service,
or to expand on any of your answers above (limit of 500 words). If you want to contribute
a longer story please review the online project kit section of this web site to learn about how you can donate a memoir, interview, photographs, letters, or other materials.

Project Kit
Request :
Please send me Project Kit(s).

Veteran's Release Form
By submitting this online form I give the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress the right permanently to:

  1. hold this material in the Library of Congress collections
  2. use this material for scholarly and educational purposes, and
  3. use this material for Library of Congress exhibition, publication, and presentations on the World Wide Web and successor technologies.

I understand that I do not give up any copyright that I may hold.


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