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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Marking the Distance

After losing her short-term memory, Gweneviere Mann was forced to navigate life in a new way.

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She Was the One

Richard Pecorella remembers his fiancé who died in the 9/11 attacks.

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Clean Streets

Two New York City sanitation workers talk about unexpected lessons learned on the job.

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Me & You

Jackie Miller reveals a 37-year-old secret to her son.

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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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