In Honor of Veteran's Day, Listen to These Powerful Stories From Those in the Armed Services

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StoryCorp has been conducting interviews with thousands of people since 2003, collecting oral histories that they later animate. Today, they bring us three stories from veterans in honor of Veteran's Day. See them here, but be sure to pack some tissues. And a warning for language and adult content in some of these.



And one more:

In Case You Were Planning on Messing With Us...

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In case you were wondering:

The Top 10 Largest Air Forces in the World (By Number of Aircraft):

  1. United States (5,638)
  2. Russia (1,900)
  3. China (1,500)
  4. India (1,080)
  5. Egypt (900)
  6. North Korea (661)
  7. Pakistan (502)
  8. Turkey (465)
  9. South Korea (458)
  10. Germany (423)

The U.S. Navy would be number 2, clocking in at 3,700 active aircraft.

After 70 Years, This WWII Vet Suits Up for One More Drop Over Normandy

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After 70 Years, This WWII Vet Suits Up for One More Drop Over Normandy
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There are no words, really. Just Watch "Peewee" here put all of us to shame with his 90-year-old badassery: