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Medal of Bravery

Medal of Bravery

Mr. Hart shares a very proud moment where he earned the Military Medal for Bravery due to his actions that would save the lives of hundred of troops.

Tied and Chained for 13 Months

Tied and Chained for 13 Months

Mr. Cole recalls that for a long time, prisoners were tied and chained within the camp.

Surrendered and Captured

Surrendered and Captured

Mr. Stanley recalls his days as a POW.

Remembrance Moments - VJ Day

Remembrance Moments - VJ Day

Canada in the Far East

Lost so Many Friends so Quickly

Lost so Many Friends so Quickly

Mr. Ryan makes the comparison of landing on Dieppe to being surrounded by 100 of your buddies only to be left standing alone 2 minutes later.

Air Cover at Dieppe

Air Cover at Dieppe

Mr. Warren discusses the air battle over Dieppe, and the deterrent effect of Allied fighters. He goes on to cite the number of aircraft lost, and explains the discrepancy between claimed and verified German losses on that day.

Royal Regiment Honoured at Dieppe

Royal Regiment Honoured at Dieppe

Mr. Walsh discusses why the Royal Regiment of Canada, with two other regiments, was selected to clear Dieppe based on the fact that it was decimated during the original Dieppe raid.

Witnessing an Absolute Massacre

Witnessing an Absolute Massacre

Mr. Poolton speaks about the battle of Dieppe - snipers shooting, men on fire and orders given to surrender!

Dieppe

Dieppe

 

Camps in Germany

Camps in Germany

Mr. Colbourne talks about guarding a camp in Germany and how difficult it was to see how the people had been treated.

Wounded on Green Beach

Wounded on Green Beach

Colonel Merritt was wounded as his troops were evacuating Green Beach. He recalls the activity.

Carnage and Courage

Carnage and Courage

At 11 o’clock in the morning, the Royal Navy ship, from which Mr. Grand was observing the carnage on the beach, lay three miles off-shore. Orders were received to proceed to the beach with instructions to “use everything”. Mr. Grand tells of the events that followed and the remarkable courage of three British Navy men who saved the lives of those on board.

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