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Scavenging German Electronics

Scavenging German Electronics

Mr. Beall describes spare part shortages and using scavenged parts from abandoned German electronic equipment to help maintain his equipment.

Reassignment a mixed blessing

Reassignment a mixed blessing

Mr. Beall describes being given the responsibility for sighting all of the GCI (Ground Control Interception) radars in North Africa. As important as his task was, he felt resentment from the ground troops because in his job he avoided the front lines.

Mine detection in the Suez Canal

Mine detection in the Suez Canal

Mr. Beall describes how the Suez Canal would be covered each night with netting. Holes in the netting would then reveal where German mines had been dropped overnight.

Balloon Command

Balloon Command

Mr. Bishop talks about how the change in scenery and climate was welcomed after putting in for a transfer.

Egyptian Water

Egyptian Water

Mr. Bishop gives us a sense of what the conditions were like in Egypt.

One Day in Egypt

One Day in Egypt

Mr Bishop talks about one day being met by a limousine in Egypt.

Boat Rescues

Boat Rescues

Torpedo rescue was challenging at times. Mr. Bishop explains what they were dealing with on any given day.

Caribou Club

Caribou Club

While on leave in London Mr. Bishop explains that you never know who you may run into.

Search and Rescue Motto

Search and Rescue Motto

Mr Bishop tells the motto which the search and rescue lived by.

Heading for the Pacific

Heading for the Pacific

Mr. Treherne recalls doing work ups on the HMCS Ontario.

Heading to Gaza

Heading to Gaza

Mr. Nystad tells about his trip to Gaza where he had to drive unescorted and could only carry an unloaded SMG.

“The Green Line”

“The Green Line”

Mr. Nystad recalls about a time a Turkish soldier was asleep on the job and his officer walked up to him and shot him for his actions.

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