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Our local WW2 roundtable is, for obvious and painful reasons, running out of WW2 veterans who are willing and able to tell their stories to our audience (averaging 300+ each month).
We would like to expand our scope to include veterans of the Cold War era
(1946-1991, for want of a better definition). The Korean Conflict is of
course one source, and Viet Nam will be covered eventually, but I'd
like us to consider other veterans of uniformed and civilian service
from those years as well.
This might include persons who served in the armed forces in occupied Germany or Japan, persons involved in
scientific pursuits in competition with Soviet Union or China (e.g.
Operation Man High), crew members from submarines, recon
aircraft, or other "covert" activities. etc.
Any suggestions? We are not limited to American veterans but out of convenience and cost
reasons the speakers should be currently in the US, preferably the