"The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project documents the female experience in the U.S. Armed Forces through letters, papers, photographs, published materials, uniforms, artifacts, and oral histories. It contains more than 500 individual collections which includes 300 oral histories. Housed and maintained in the University Archives in Jackson Library [University of North Carolina Greensboro], the materials are a research collection for scholars of military history as well as women's studies."
View stories alphabetically by name of person or view by themes such as: POWs in Korea or Vietnam, War's End: VE-Day, Woman at War, African Americans: The Next Generation, Willing to Serve: American Indians etc.
Access first hand accounts from U.S. war vetrans. It currently covers the following: WWI (1914-1920), WWII (1939-1946), Korean War (1950-1955), Vietnam War (1961-1975), Persian Gulf War (1990-1995), Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts (2001-). Accounts are also provided by U.S. civilians who participated in the war effort (USO workers, war industry workers, etc.)