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Stories Behind the Stars in the News

Owed to the Fallen

Y Magazine, Winter 2021 Issue

by Andrew T. Bay

The Stories Behind the Stars: Uncovering Personal Stories of the WWII Fallen

Fold3 HQ by Ancestry Blog, January 19, 2021

by Jenny Ashcroft


Stories Behind the Stars: Remembering U.S. WWII Fallen

MyHeritage Blog, January 19, 2021

by Esther Shuman


Don Milne: "Stories Behind The Stars"

The Untold Story with Martha MacCallum

Fox News Martha MacCallum Podcast, December 17, 2020

Volunteers Trace Memories of the Fallen

World War II Magazine, December 2020

(no online versions available)


Volunteers needed for ambitious WWII memorial project

The Pueblo Chieftain, November 11, 2020

by Jon Pompla

Stories of World War II veterans compiled, November 10, 2020

by Katie Davis Skelley


Help this history buff on a mission to tell the stories of thousands of WWII fallen troops Connecting Vets Program, November 9, 2020, KYW Newsradio 1060 (Philadelphia)

by Julia LeDoux


Milburn woman uses lockdown to write stories of veterans

Sanpete Messenger, November 5, 2020

by Robert Stevens




The Stories Behind Rutherford's World War II Heroes

This is Rutherford, October 5, 2020

by Jennifer Ersalesi


Utah man stops at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in quest to tell story of those who died in WWII

North Platte Telegraph, September 29, 2020

by Tim Johnson


Join the effort to profile every Alabama World War II casualty

Huntsville AL newspaper, September 27, 2020

by Shelly Haskins


History buff needs your help telling stories of all 400,000 US military deaths in World War II

NDVR TV (Denver), September 16, 2020, Replayed on Fox5 (San Diego) on Sep 17, WGNTV (Chicago) on Sep 17, Fox40 (Sacramento, CA) on Sep 17, WTAJ (Altoona, PA) on Sep 20, WAVY (Portsmouth, VA) on Sep 28, KXAN (Austin, TX) on Oct 1, ABC27 (Harrisburg, PA) on Oct 1, KOIN (Portland, OR) on Oct 1, ABC4 (Salt Lake) on Oct 1, Fox4KC (Kansas City) on Oct 5, WETM (Elmira, NY) on Oct 18, CW33 (Dallas) on October 21, WLAX (La Crosse, WI) on Nov 3

by Jeremy Hubbard


LCN Archives Help Researcher Honor Local Airman Killed in WWII

The Lincoln County News, August 25, 2020

by Maia Zewert


Remembering the four Manitowoc sailors lost in USS Indianapolis sinking 75 years ago

Herald Times Reporter, August 7, 2020

by Krista Finstad Hanson

Project aims to tell the stories of Newarkers who died in World War II

Newark Post, August 7, 2020

by Josh Shannon


Viewpoints, USS Indianapolis anniversary: Four Savannahians among ill-fated crew

Savannah Morning News, August 2, 2020

by Rona Simmons & Don Milne


'Heroic conduct': Marietta man survived sinking of the USS Indianapolis in 1945

Marietta Daily Journal, August 1, 2020

by Rona Simmons

(webpage not available)


'Stories Behind the Stars' to tell story of every soldier who died in WWII, including 9,300 from Tennessee

The Tennessean, July 29, 2020

by Carmel Kookogey


Episode 335 – One Man Seeks 400,000 WWII Obits

Extreme Genes Radio Show, July 19, 2020

Don Milne interviewed by Scott Fisher (begins at 10:40 mark)


Utah man needs your help sharing stories of over 400K fallen WWII soldiers

KSL, July 4, 2020

by Arianne Brown


Utah Historian Creates Project To Remember Local Soldiers Who Died During WWII

Utah Public Radio, July 2, 2020

by Eliza Hardy


Everyday Hero: Utah man wants to tell the story of every American who died in WWII

Provo Daily Herald, June 29, 2020

by Connor Richards

Photo by Isaac Hale for Daily Herald


Everyday Heroes: Bountiful resident wants to memorialize every soldier who died during WWII, looking for help

Ogden Standard Examiner, June 27, 2020

by Mitch Shaw


Volunteer researchers chip in to remember World War II's fallen

Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 24, 2020

by Curt Brown


Stories about WW2 Fallen 100 project that preceded Stories Behind the Stars:


Utah man honors fallen World War II vets on 100th birthdays

KSL Radio, November 12, 2018

by Peter Samore


Utahn's project honors World War II fallen

Deseret News, November 10, 2018

by Jasen Lee


He remembers the fallen on their 100th birthday

Pueblo Chieftain, September 30, 2018

by Peter Roper