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A Memory I will take to my Grave

A Memory I will take to my Grave

Of all life’s wonderful experiences, Mr. Sommerville shares a celebration New Year’s Eve, 1944 where the singing of Christmas carols by the local nuns was an inspiration never to be forgotten.

So Very Grateful

So Very Grateful

Mr. Sommerville remembers the camaraderie experienced during wartime and how grateful he is to have had the opportunity to return home.

Operation Duck

Operation Duck

Just nine days before the war ended, Mr. Sommerville recalls his adventures in “Operation Duck.”

The Luck of Changing Places

The Luck of Changing Places

Mr. Sommerville shares an emotional story of how his fellow corporal asked to switch places and for that reason Mr. Sommerville survived. His friend was not as fortunate.

The Sounds and Sights of Fighter Planes

The Sounds and Sights of Fighter Planes

Mr. Sommerville tells about building bridges while the fighting continues overhead.

The Effects of a Mine

The Effects of a Mine

Mr. Sommerville speaks about a time his crew drove over a mine, inflicting wounds to his fellow crewman and recalls his sheer luck in escaping injury.

Building Bridges Across the Orne River

Building Bridges Across the Orne River

Moving into France, Mr. Sommerville describes building bridges so that the fighting could continue.

A Tradesman During Wartime

A Tradesman During Wartime

Mr. Sommerville describes the unique role he played in working with concrete; building roads and structures for the units to which they were affiliated.

The Sad Part of War

The Sad Part of War

Proud of doing his share in service for our country, Mr. Chow remembers all the comrades that were lost and left behind.

Just Like one of the Guys!

Just Like one of the Guys!

Mr. Chow expresses his personal and positive feelings towards being just one of the guys serving in war and how he never felt discrimination at any time during his service.

Starving Children

Starving Children

Mr. Chow remembers the starving young Dutch children and providing as much as they could for them.

No Training Until we got Overseas

No Training Until we got Overseas

Mr. Chow tells of his training once overseas and the tactics their unit used while scoping out the enemy.

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