Veterans' Stories oral history interviews

Our qualified historians gather stories from Australian veterans. These people have served in worldwide wars, conflicts or peacekeeping missions. Here we share snippets of their extraordinary experiences.

Oral histories contain personal recollections of events. They are not an official account. But they'll give you a glimpse into someone's memory of that time.

Some veterans describe traumatic incidents you might find disturbing. Please be sensitive when sharing this content because it may remind people of past trauma.

If you'd like to collect oral histories, start with our guide to recording interviews.