Dallas oilman gathers U.S., German veterans' oral histories of World War II

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George Cone is among the legions of people urgently gathering the oral histories of World War II veterans before they die.

But Cone has taken his campaign a step further: He's also interviewing the Germans who once tried to kill his dad on the battlefields of Italy.

He realized that he would never learn the complete story of what his father and his buddies faced at Anzio and Salerno without talking to German veterans who opposed them.

Cone estimates he has taken the oral histories of 20 German veterans, who are inextricably linked to the evil of Hitler and the Nazi party responsible for the genocide of 6 million Jews....

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