Educating and inspiring future generations to better appreciate the sacrifices made by the Greatest Generation through veteran interviews and historic artifacts.
The WWII Veterans History Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization that strives for historic preservation of the memories of the men and women who saved our country and the world during the second World War. Our founder, Benjamin Mack-Jackson, was moved to educate and inspire his generation, and future generations, to better understand and appreciate the sacrifices made by the Greatest Generation. He is sharing his life-changing experiences, educating the public with the Traveling Museum of WWII, and encouraging other young people to find their passion and create a voice for themselves.
Benjamin Mack-Jackson dedicates his time to preserving the memories of WWII veterans and educating his generation about the importance of history and remembering the past. Being an avid motivational speaker, he has impacted thousands of young people across the country through educational and interactive presentations. Starting when he was just 13 years old, Benjamin has conducted over 100 interviews with WWII veterans and collected thousands of original WWII artifacts for preservation and display. His collection of historical memorabilia has proved to be a valuable educational tool for people of all ages. He has traveled to 6 countries across the world, preserving stories and creating documentary films. In addition to running the WWII Veterans History Project, Benjamin is an author, documentary filmmaker, and military researcher.
Marco Eradus lives in the Southern part of the Netherlands and has always been fascinated by the stories his grandfather told him about WWII. He joined the Dutch Army when he was 17 and became an Infantry Drill Instructor. For the past 20 years Marco has worked as a supervising Lieutenant with the Dutch National Police, and in his spare time, runs a company for drone solutions, is a police advisor for film productions, and an avid WWII researcher.
Bob Konings is a Battle of the Bulge researcher and tour guide who lives on the former battlefields of the Ardennes forest in Belgium. He specializes in the Manhay sector, the Joachim Peiper route, and the Hotton-La Roche sector. In 2017, he identified the downed B-24 bomber “King Size” that crashed in the nearby village of La Fosse in 1944. Bob and his family are the proud owners of Bo Temps, a guesthouse and bed + breakfast located in Grandménil, Belgium.
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