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Life in a Bunker

Life in a Bunker

Mr. MacBride briefly describes life in the bunkers.

Casualties on Hill 355

Casualties on Hill 355

Mr. MacBride speaks of capturing and holding Hill 355 for three days. He also speaks about the casualties they had during those 3 days.

Manchurian Fever

Manchurian Fever

Mr. MacBride talks about a soldier that dies from Manchurian Fever and how he got it.

Like to Forget

Like to Forget

Mr. McNiven describes what he'd most like to forget about the Second World War.

War Is A Terrible Thing

War Is A Terrible Thing

Mr. McNiven discusses how the people of Europe suffered during the Second World War.

It’s Easy At The Time, But It's Not Easy

It’s Easy At The Time, But It's Not Easy

Mr. McNiven explains how the intense training made the physical task of killing easy, but not easy to deal with.

Something Unreal, You Can't Believe

Something Unreal, You Can't Believe

Mr. McNiven explains how football players remind him of soldiers, and defines how scared he was.

The Job of a Special Force Signaller

The Job of a Special Force Signaller

Mr. McNiven recalls being assigned to a Special Force of signallers, and describes their duties.

Landing at Juno Beach

Landing at Juno Beach

Mr. McNiven recalls embarking on the Juno Beach invasion, and landing on the beach with 2nd Division as reinforcement for the 3rd Division.

English Pub Memories

English Pub Memories

Mr. McNiven recalls happy and sad memories of English pubs, pinching beer, and helping with rescues and body recovery.

First Night

First Night

Mr. Tupper talks about the Americans firing their guns and what it sounded like.

Trenches on Hill 355

Trenches on Hill 355

Mr. Tupper talks about keeping the slit trench dry and he talks about red alerts. He talks about Hill 355 (porkchop). He talks about taking back the hill for the Americans.

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