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Who Is Edward Wallner?

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A World War II veteran's untold story, sixty-seven years later. Told in vignettes from the war and his childhood. Formatted for your ears.

A World War II veteran's untold story, sixty-seven years later. Told in vignettes from the war and his childhood. Formatted for your ears.
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United States

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A World War II veteran's untold story, sixty-seven years later. Told in vignettes from the war and his childhood. Formatted for your ears.

Language:

English


Episodes

Answering the Question

3/20/2017
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Eddie's life post-war, how he'll be remembered, the world's "Netflix Problem," and finally answering the question: "Who Is Edward Wallner?"

Duration:00:15:46

Uncle Sam Wants You

3/13/2017
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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.

Duration:00:14:05

24 Days in Hell (Part II)

3/6/2017
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Warning: Explicit content. The second half Eddie's Saipan experience. It's the Marines against the Japanese, but also themselves.

Duration:00:14:36

24 Days in Hell (Part I)

2/27/2017
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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.

Duration:00:17:39

On the County

2/13/2017
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Bringing Almond Joys into the Pegasus restaurant, Eddie growing up "on the county," and building Camp Tarawa.

Duration:00:14:39

Think. Think Fast.

1/30/2017
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The story of Eddie's first invasion, November 20-23, 1943: Battle of Tarawa.

Duration:00:18:07

Taking a Mile

1/23/2017
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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. Eddie robs a bank.

Duration:00:16:51

Born Survivor

1/16/2017
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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.

Duration:00:16:51

Before We Start...

1/16/2017
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A quick word before we start. Why we won't hear Eddie's voice on the episodes, and where you can find it.

Duration:00:01:20

"Who Is Edward Wallner?" Preview

1/8/2017
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Welcome to "Who Is Edward Wallner?" This preview episode introduces you to Eddie and how he came to tell me his story.

Duration:00:04:54