Silent Strength - WWII Veterans

To commemorate the 70th anniversaries of D-Day and V-J Day, American Portfolios is proud to have partnered with non-profit organization Honor Flight Long Island to capture stories of surviving WWII Veteran heroes. The Silent Strength video series, which began in 2014, will continue throughout 2015, bringing viewers fascinating, first-hand accounts from a generation of veterans who served both European and Pacific tours of duty in one of the deadliest wars in history.

Stanley M. Feltman | Corporal; U.S. Army Air Corps. | Served in the Pacific Theater during WWII

Assigned to medical transport just prior to the end of WWII, Feltman and crew are flying above Tinian, Japan. Feltman describes the harrowing events of being stranded in shark-infested waters after their plane is forced ditch into the Pacific Ocean due to mechanical failure. Incredibly, he lives to tell the tale.

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Silent Strength - WWII Veterans

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A once silent generation of American heroes has come forward to share their World War II experiences. Seventy years later, their stories of resilience and survival are told with such clarity as if it were yesterday. It is yet another reminder of the price…


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A once silent generation of American heroes has come forward to share their World War II experiences. Seventy years later, their stories of resilience and survival are told with such clarity as if it were yesterday. It is yet another reminder of the price enlisted men and women have paid serving their country to protect freedom for fellow citizens and citizens of the world.

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