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GCI and IFF radar

GCI and IFF radar

Mr. Beall describes learning about GCI (Ground Control Interception) and IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) radar systems, and explains their respective functions and interaction in detail.

German phosphorous bombs

German phosphorous bombs

Mr. Beall describes how Germany bombed British cropland with bombs filled with phosphorous impregnated paper, which would theoretically set fire to crops.

CH and CHL radar systems

CH and CHL radar systems

Mr. Beall compares the two radar systems that the British used, CH for long range and CHL for lower level detection. He mentions his posting to a CH station on the Isle of Wight.

Escorted overseas by HMS Rodney

Escorted overseas by HMS Rodney

Mr. Beall describes having his vessel, the Georgik, and one other troop ship escorted to Scotland by the battleship, HMS Rodney.

Mistaken identity

Mistaken identity

Mr. Beall describes being mistaken for an escaped prisoner near the POW camp in Kananaskis, Alberta, and being shot at by two members of the Home Guard.

Significant Memories of Service

Significant Memories of Service

Mr. Dove reflects back on his military service.

Pride for the Guinea Pig Club

Pride for the Guinea Pig Club

Mr. Dove shares his opinion on being called “guinea pig”.

Being Accepted at the Pub!

Being Accepted at the Pub!

Mr. Dove shares a story as to how the pub owner protected the feelings of the disfigured patients.

Adjusting to Society

Adjusting to Society

Mr Dove reflects on the philosophy adopted in the readjusting process.

Dr. Tilley - A Phenomenal Surgeon

Dr. Tilley - A Phenomenal Surgeon

Mr. Dove expresses his admiration for Dr. Tilley regarding the level of care he provided to his patients.

Arriving at East Grinstead Hospital

Arriving at East Grinstead Hospital

Mr. Dove remembers his first reaction to the sight of patients and type of care received at East Grinstead.

Results of Flight Crash

Results of Flight Crash

Mr. Dove speaks about the crash that resulted in his injuries and the decision to go to East Grinstead Hospital for recovery.

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