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Taken to a Safe Hiding House

Taken to a Safe Hiding House

After receiving assistance from a young couple, Mr. Carter-Edwards describes how he was provided with a new identity and began his journey through Paris to Spain.

Running for our Lives

Running for our Lives

Once on the ground, Mr. Carter-Edwards describes how he and his fellow crew member become separated. After a rough few nights fighting the elements, he seeks food and refuge from two french ladies he chance encounters.

Decision to Bail Out

Decision to Bail Out

After Germans ignited the aircraft, Mr. Carter-Edwards and the crew bail out and after a rough landing, he reunites with one of his crew.

Targets and Tinsel

Targets and Tinsel

Mr. Carter-Edwards talks about some of the different duties he had while on a mission; dropping tinsel in hopes of jamming the enemy’s radar, monitoring the radio for communications from base and jamming German radio communications.

Hazards In Flight

Hazards In Flight

During flight operations on a target to Berlin, Mr. Carter-Edwards speaks about the very frightful experience he had exposed to constant attack from night fighters, anti-aircraft and the anxiety felt of mid-air collision.

Forming a Crew

Forming a Crew

Mr. Carter-Edwards describes his role as wireless air gunner and how they formed their crew.

Reasons for Joining up

Reasons for Joining up

Mr. Carter-Edwards speaks about growing up quite secluded and hoped that the Air Force would help him break out of his shell.

“. . . I think it’s necessary to remember...”

“. . . I think it’s necessary to remember...”

Mr. Pochailo reflects on November 11

“...my final respects.”

“...my final respects.”

Mr. Pochailo recounts a haunting reunion with a fallen friend

“...and yet he was a good man.”

“...and yet he was a good man.”

Mr. Pochailo describes his encounter with an honourable enemy doctor while in hiding.

Courage and Patriotism

Courage and Patriotism

Mr. Pochailo reflects on the diversity of courage and patriotism

“Shot Down!!!” Part 8 of 8

“Shot Down!!!” Part 8 of 8

Mr. Pochailo describes his farewell to his Dutch 'family' with a sad twist

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