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Stories Behind the Stars in the News 2022

This post has been created to list the various news stories covering The Stories Behind the Stars nonprofit initiative in 2022.

Reeling in the year: A look back at some 2022 characters

The Washington Post, John Kelly, December 25, 2022

All the Pearl Harbor fallen from Oklahoma now have a story

The Ardmoreite (OK), December 16, 2022

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Stories behind the Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives at Pearl Harbor

Door County Pulse, (Baileys Harbor WI), December 7, 2022

Two local men, fallen at Pearl Harbor, remembered

The Bradford Era, Marcie Schellhammer (Bradford, PA), December 7, 2022

'A story for each one': Database spotlights those who died at Pear Harbor

The Tribune-Democrat, Dave Sutor (Johnston, PA), December 7, 2022


The Times-Tribune, Dave Sutor (Scranton, PA), December 7, 2022

Volunteers honor memory of locals

Altoona Mirror (PA), December 7, 2022

Stories behind the stars: Volunteers tell the stories of WWII fallen

The Morning Star, Dustin R. Strong (Pittsburg, KS), December 3, 2022

Army veteran collects stories of New Mexicans who fought and died in World War II

Santa Fe New Mexican, Robert Nott, November 24, 2022

We pay tribute to Veterans and invite your stories and remembrances of Veterans in your life

Maine Public Radio, November 11, 2022

Searching for PFC Ira P. Lawless, Jr.

The Wellington Daily News (Kansas), November 8, 2022

Voices of the Vanquished: Stories Behind the Stars aims to honor all World War II dead

USA TODAY, Krista Johnson, November 7, 2022

Stories Behind the Stars seeks volunteers to help identify every World War II fallen from Kansas

The McPherson Sentinel, November 6, 2022

Project Hopes to Identify Kansans Fallen in WWII

The Wellington Daily News, October 26, 2022

Historic project seeks to identify Kansas WWII fallen

The Emporia Gazette, Ryann Brooks, October 22, 2022

Amateur genealogists memorialize World War II soldier

The Times Record (Portland, Maine), John Terhune, October 20, 2022

Stories Behind the Headstones

Bridgeport connection in graphic novel

The Times Leader (Ohio), July 9, 2022

History buffs needed to finish ambitious World War II biography project

KDVR Fox31 (Denver), Jeremy Hubbard, July 9, 2022

Stories Behind the Stars BBC Newshour Interview

BBC Radio International, James Menendez, July 4, 2022

Every military headstone has a story

American Legion Magazine, John Mier, July 2022

Five ways you can remember D-Day on its 78th anniversary: Read about Ohioans who gave their lives

Akron Beacon Journal (OH), June 5, 2022

Utah veteran works to bring home WWII soldier lost at sea after possible aircraft discovered

KSL TV (Salt Lake City), Mike Anderson, May 30, 2022

Movement made to document stories of all 421,000 soldiers who died during World War II

Fox 13 Tampa Bay, Kellie Cowan, May 30, 2022

For Memorial Day, telling the stories behind the gravestones

Washington Post, John Kelly, May 29, 2022

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Guam Daily Post, John Kelly, May 31, 2022

Volunteers needed to tell the stories of every U.S. service member killed in World War II

WBAY-TV ABC2, Chris Roth, May 27, 2022

Organization creates 'Find a Grave' app for soldiers

DC Fox5 News, Stephanie Ramirez, May 27, 2022

Note - the smartphone app shown in the video is used by Stories Behind the Stars but created by our partner Ancestry and their divisions, Find A Grave and Fold3.

'These people gave everything.' Louisville man works to tell stories of nation's WWII dead

Louisville Courier-Journal, Krista Johnson, May 27, 2022

For the stories of those who gave their all in WWII, there's an app for that

Bradford Era (PA), Mandy Colosimo, May 27, 2022

The quest to document the lives of all 421,000 U.S. soldiers who died in WWII

Deseret News, Lee Benson, May 29, 2022

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The audacious quest to document the lives of all 421,000 American soldiers who died in WWII, Lee Benson, May 30, 2022

Volunteers Write Stories of Wisconsin WWII Fallen

Dour County Pulse, May 25, 2022

'Stories Behind the Stars' Wants to Tell the Story of Every American Killed in World War II, Blake Stilwell, May 25, 2022

‘Shouldn’t Remembering Them Mean Knowing More About Them?’

The Zebra (Arlington, Virginia), Kevin Duaray, May 11, 2022

Episode 419 - Photo Of Nebraskan WWII Soldier Completes Cemetery Collection / Volunteer Researcher On Tracking Photos & Stories Of WWII Heroes

Extreme Genes Podcast, April 25, 2022

Coming Up

The Southeastern Sun (Dale County, Alabama), January 7, 2022

Information being sought on World War II soldiers

The Elba Clipper (Coffee County, Alabama), January 6, 2022

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