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Only Seconds to Make A Decision

Only Seconds to Make A Decision

Mr. Villeneuve describes a situation where his life was in danger, weapon pointed at him by a Turkish soldier yet respecting the rules of engagement.

Interaction with the Local People

Interaction with the Local People

As a driver of the Operational Officer, Mr. Villeneuve shares his typical daily routine and opportunities he has to interact with the locals.

First Mission to Cyprus

First Mission to Cyprus

As part of Recce Platoon 3rd Battalion, Mr. Villeneuve speaks about his first deployment to Cyprus and the risk and danger to his own life on this mission.

Friendly Fire at Falaise Gap

Friendly Fire at Falaise Gap

Mr. Allingham describes being nearly bombed by Allied aircraft, and then describes the devastation of the retreating German army by Typhoon bombers, all at Falaise Gap.

Give and Take at Carpiquet Airport

Give and Take at Carpiquet Airport

Mr. Allingham describes the difficulty in neutralizing a German 88 field piece at Carpiquet Airport, and how new radar made the task easier in later engagements.

Training a Gunnery Crew

Training a Gunnery Crew

Mr. Allingham describes the diverse training necessary to bring a gunnery crew to battle readiness.

Going out with the Range Crew

Going out with the Range Crew

Mrs. Sallaway describes her experiences with firing range training and controlled bomb blasts.

Motor Transport

Motor Transport

Mrs. Sallaway describes her rigorous training to become a driver.

Refuelling Aircraft

Refuelling Aircraft

Mrs. Sallaway explains the process used to refuel aircraft within the airport hangers

Wounded During Battle of Caen

Wounded During Battle of Caen

Mr. Roberts talks about getting wounded at Caen.

Trip Home

Trip Home

Mr. MacBride talks about his trip home from Korea, arriving in Vancouver and meeting his family.

Loss of a Friend

Loss of a Friend

Mr. MacBride talks about the loss of a friend on Hill 355.

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