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Research on Second World War fallen Arthur Malcom Jones

Research on Second World War fallen Arthur Malcom Jones

Research project on Arthur Malcom Jones, by a former student guide at Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel, filmed to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands.

Research on Second World War fallen James Walter Walford

Research on Second World War fallen James Walter Walford

Research project on James Walter Walford, by a former student guide at Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel, filmed to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands.

Starving Children

Starving Children

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

Congressional Gold Medal

Congressional Gold Medal

Mr. Summersides speaks about his acceptance and pride in receiving the Congressional Gold Medal of Honour for his efforts as part of the First Special Service Force.

Is it Like the Movies?

Is it Like the Movies?

Mr. Summersides shares his story of what he tells the youth when they try to understand the role of the Devil’s Brigade.

Dutch Appreciation for Canadian Soldiers

Dutch Appreciation for Canadian Soldiers

Mr. Summersides speaks about the overwhelming appreciation he witnesses from the Dutch population and their utmost respect for our Canadian soldiers.

Unexpectedly Meeting My Brother

Unexpectedly Meeting My Brother

Unbelievable as it may seem, Mr. Preece shares the experience he had in meeting his brother in hospital; neither one aware the other joined up!

Getting Wounded Ended My Service

Getting Wounded Ended My Service

Mr. Preece recounts the situation where he became wounded and the path that followed being cared for in hospital by special doctors and nurses.

A Friends Gives His Shovel

A Friends Gives His Shovel

Mr. Preece shares a heart-warming story of the interaction he experienced with his buddy in providing his shovel and offering some advice only to find this friend is killed a short time later

Close Encounter With The Enemy

Close Encounter With The Enemy

Mr. Preece speaks about an instance where he encountered the enemy and struggles to accept the fact about his personal willingness to defend.

70th Anniversary of The Liberation of the Netherlands

70th Anniversary of The Liberation of the Netherlands

Veteran Affairs Canada invited regimental, air force and naval associations that participated in the Liberation of the Netherlands to be part of the official Government of Canada delegation. In May 2015, selected Canadian Veterans of the Second World War travelled from Canada to the Netherlands as members of the delegation for the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands to participate in commemorative ceremonies. These are some sights and sounds of that trip.

Harassing Fire

Harassing Fire

Mr. Field talks about a Harassing Fire Command Post and about getting pinned down by enemy fire.

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