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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.

Memories of Dieppe

Memories of Dieppe

Mr. Robinson remembers his involvement in England during and after the Dieppe raid.

In the Water for 8 Hours

In the Water for 8 Hours

Mr. Curry explains his withdrawal from the position on the beach, eight hours in the water and his capture by the Germans.

100 Days: Arras

100 Days: Arras

 

German Death Camp

German Death Camp

Mr. Toney describes visiting a German death camp and the horrific things he witnessed.

Danger on a Daylight Bombing Mission

Danger on a Daylight Bombing Mission

Mr. Kerry describes his sense of security and danger while in close formation flying, and a close call at the hands of an overhead bomber.

Halifax Bomber Rear Turret

Halifax Bomber Rear Turret

Mr. Kerry compares the rear turrets of the Halifax and Lancaster bombers and discusses the sense of responsibility he felt for the security of the crew.

First Impressions

First Impressions

Mr. Snell talks about his first impressions of his RAF base in England.

Fortunately I was connected to the Canadian Pacific Railroad

Fortunately I was connected to the Canadian Pacific Railroad

Mr. Clemett discusses the revamped educational system and being selected to work for the railroad

Join the Army

Join the Army

Mr. Clemett offers youth his perspective on why they might consider the army as a career.

The Lee Enfield Rifle

The Lee Enfield Rifle

Mr. Clemett compares weapons and discusses his deployment in Belgium

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