Vanishing Generation, Part 1 - Introduction

World War II is the most important event of the 20th Century. It changed everything.  Fifty million people died in World War II, including 405,000 Americans. The United States became a world power, the leading world power,  because of World War II. 

Over a thousand World War II veterans are dying every day. Soon such important personal stories will be lost forever... unless we record them now.