Who Is Edward Wallner?
- Author: Vários
- Narrator: Vários
- Publisher: Podcast
- Duration: 2:15:02
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A World War II veteran's untold stories from the Pacific sixty-seven years later. Told in vignettes from the war and his childhood in Depression-era Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Formatted for your ears.
Answering the Question20/03/2017 Duration: 15min
Eddie's life post-war, how he'll be remembered, the world's "Netflix Problem," and finally answering the question: "Who Is Edward Wallner?"
Uncle Sam Wants You13/03/2017 Duration: 14min
On this penultimate episode of the series we explore why Eddie volunteered for the service. Hint: it has little to do with escape and even less to do with patriotism.
24 Days in Hell (Part II)06/03/2017 Duration: 14min
Warning: Explicit content. The second half Eddie's Saipan experience. It's the Marines against the Japanese, but also themselves.
24 Days in Hell (Part I)27/02/2017 Duration: 17min
Part one of Eddie and the Marines securing Saipan. The Japanese choose a psychological battle, Eddie's uses a flamethrower, and the Marines get some terrifying orders.
On the County13/02/2017 Duration: 14min
Bringing Almond Joys into the Pegasus restaurant, Eddie growing up "on the county," and building Camp Tarawa.
Think. Think Fast.30/01/2017 Duration: 18min
The story of Eddie's first invasion, November 20-23, 1943: Battle of Tarawa.
Taking a Mile23/01/2017 Duration: 16min
Eddie and his brothers are raised by a stern grandmother who tries to slow their hi-jinks and business ventures. Hundreds of marriages in New Zealand and a wild idea on Saipan.
Born Survivor16/01/2017 Duration: 16min
Eddie departs for war on a merchant vessel and the trip takes an unexpected turn. Then, the story of Eddie's parents and his neighborhood in Milwaukee, WI.
Before We Start...16/01/2017 Duration: 01min
A quick word before we start. Why we won't hear Eddie's voice on the episodes, and where you can find it.
"Who Is Edward Wallner?" Preview08/01/2017 Duration: 04min
Welcome to "Who Is Edward Wallner?" This preview episode introduces you to Eddie and how he came to tell me his story.