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Emergency landing

Emergency landing

Mr. Wonnacott tells a story of landing the plan in dangerous circumstances caused by dense fog.

Training for a crash landing

Training for a crash landing

Mr. Wonnacott talks about how to escape from a plane in water. He also speaks of the rewards of training others.

Surviving a Crash Landing

Surviving a Crash Landing

Mr. Wonnacott tells the story of crash-landing in the Azores.

Crossing the Atlantic on the  Andrea Dora

Crossing the Atlantic on the Andrea Dora

Mr. Wonnacott talks about crossing the Atlantic in an old, slow ship.

Enlisting with the RCAF

Enlisting with the RCAF

Mr. Wonnacott talks about signing up, and about his early training in Canada.

Set free by the Germans

Set free by the Germans

Mr. Gouinlock describes how they went back to Liège after being set free by the Germans and how lucky he feels that he was not shot.

Germans shoot two Belgians

Germans shoot two Belgians

Mr. Gouinlock describes how the Germans shot 2 of the hostages right in front of them.

Digging Graves

Digging Graves

Mr. Gouinlock talks about how he and the other 39 hostages had to sleep in a barn and in the morning were handed shovels and told to start digging.

Germans march the hostages out of the village

Germans march the hostages out of the village

Mr. Gouinlock talks about how he was captured. He also talks about the Belgian people helplessly watching it all take place.

Plane goes down

Plane goes down

Mr. Cauley talks about completing his training, and being posted to an RAF squadron. It was supposed to be an operational training unit, but on their 4th trip, the plane lost an engine and went down in the Bay of Biscay; he lost his whole crew.

I will go and visit them this year

I will go and visit them this year

Mr. Yeomans discusses the bonding among an air crew and his need for closure, as the only survivor when his Lancaster was shot down.

They made like they were going to shoot us

They made like they were going to shoot us

Mr. Yeomans describes his escape from a POW forced march.

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