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Volunteers Making News Remembering All WWII Fallen in Arlington National Cemetery

Updated: 6 days ago

Volunteers with Stories Behind the Stars are completing the historic challenge of writing the stories of all the World War II fallen buried in Arlington National Cemetery. This has attracted a growing number of stories in the news.

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

https://www.fox13news.com/news/movement-made-to-document-stories-of-all-421000-soldiers-who-died-during-world-war-ii


For Memorial Day, telling the stories behind the gravestones

Washington Post, John Kelly, May 29, 2022

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2022/05/29/world-war-ii-dead-stories/?fbclid=IwAR1PLNw3pmjMiChC3rNF2KjxtKK6BI4zIiI1PIMF0DKWytvC7SsXWQXM5Io

also published in

Guam Daily Post, John Kelly, May 31, 2022

https://www.postguam.com/the_globe/nation/project-tells-stories-of-those-who-gave-their-lives-fighting-in-wwii/article_1bcb5f74-dfcc-11ec-ab69-ab9b67fbb9be.html


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

https://www.wbay.com/2022/05/27/volunteers-needed-tell-stories-every-us-service-member-killed-world-war-ii/



Organization creates 'Find a Grave' app for soldiers

DC Fox5 News, Stephanie Ramirez, May 27, 2022

https://www.fox5dc.com/news/organization-creates-find-a-grave-app-for-soldiers

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.


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 27, 2022

https://www.deseret.com/utah/2022/5/29/23064166/history-all-the-soldiers-who-died-in-wwii-stories-behind-the-stars-volunteers-memorial-day

also at:

The audacious quest to document the lives of all 421,000 American soldiers who died in WWII

KSL.com, Lee Benson, May 30, 2022

https://www.ksl.com/article/50413887/the-audacious-quest-to-document-the-lives-of-all-421000-american-soldiers-who-died-in-wwii


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

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

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2022/05/27/stories-behind-stars-compiles-stories-americans-killed-wwii/9895103002/


Volunteers Write Stories of Wisconsin WWII Fallen

Dour County Pulse, May 25, 2022

https://doorcountypulse.com/volunteers-write-stories-of-wisconsin-wwii-fallen/


'Stories Behind the Stars' Wants to Tell the Story of Every American Killed in World War II

Military.com, Blake Stilwell, May 25, 2022

https://www.military.com/history/stories-behind-stars-wants-tell-story-of-every-american-killed-world-war-ii.html?fbclid=IwAR2kx6mlu_5OU0qeFJOf67im_28iNlC-RmB4tymxgdeZoMOqqRqZRLIFzTI


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

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

https://thezebra.org/2022/05/10/don-milne-interview/

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