StoryCorps "Germans in the Woods" (2008)

86-year-old World War II veteran Joseph Robertson fought at the Battle of the Bulge. Over 60 years later, he still can't forget one soldier he killed there.


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The Icing on the Cake

Blanca Alvarez and her daughter remember their first years in the U.S.

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Listening Is an Act of Love

Everyday people tell their extraordinary life stories in this half-hour special.

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John and Joe

On September 11, 2001, the Vigiano brothers died saving others at the World Trade Centers.

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No More Questions!

A strong-willed grandmother tells her life story.

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"Germans in the Woods" on DVD

Plus the first-ever StoryCorps special, and 14 more shorts!

This DVD collects the first-ever StoryCorps special, Listening Is an Act of Love, and "Germans in the Woods" along with 14 additional shorts. In these cartoons, everyday people from little towns and big cities across America share extraordinary stories of love, loss, and daily life.

Bonus interview with The Rauch Brothers.


Tools We Used


Directed by

The Rauch Brothers

Art Direction

The Rauch Brothers


Mike Rauch


Tim Rauch

Background Painting

Iandry Randriamandroso
Tim Rauch

Effects Animation

Tom Witte

Audio Produced by

Michael Garofalo

Music by Fredrik

The Kora Records
published by House of Hassle

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