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Bomber Fleet Raises Morale

Bomber Fleet Raises Morale

Mr. McDoanld describes the sight of a 1000- bomber fleet pass over London raising morale for the civilian people

Three Days in London

Three Days in London

After surviving the jump, Mr. McDonald tells of his three day excursion in London before returning to his squadron.

I Always Wanted to Jump!

I Always Wanted to Jump!

Mr. McDonald shares his experience of bailing out. He saves his rip cord!

Gratitude for the Ground Crew

Gratitude for the Ground Crew

Mr. McDonald expresses his high regard for the ground crew in their diligent maintenance of the aircraft.

Typical Flight Routine

Typical Flight Routine

Mr. McDonald explains the daily flight routine - checking battle orders and preparing for the flight. He also comments on how weather was a contributing factor to operational strategy..

WAG on the Lancaster

WAG on the Lancaster

Mr. McDonald describes his duties and responsibilities as a wireless air gunner on the Lancaster aircraft.

Joining up with Bomber Command

Joining up with Bomber Command

Mr. McDonald speaks about the testing he underwent during training for Bomber Command.

Surviving to tell his Story

Surviving to tell his Story

Mr. Carter-Edwards explains the difficulty he faced trying to tell his story about his time in the concentration camp.

Witnessing Both Sides of War

Witnessing Both Sides of War

Mr. Carter-Edwards recounts experiencing both sides of the war - fighting the enemy and later being held as their prisoner in a concentration camp.

Depths of Desperation

Depths of Desperation

Surrounded by death, Mr. Carter-Edwards speaks about the feelings and belief he had of never getting out of Buchenwald alive.

Roll Call Twice a Day

Roll Call Twice a Day

While guards counted slaves, Mr. Carter-Edwards describes the helplessness he felt and emotional impact experienced while stepping over the bodies of sick and dying prisoners unable to assist them.

Closer to Freedom

Closer to Freedom

Mr. Carter-Edwards credits a doctor who treated him at camp and a young Dutch record keeper who kept his name off a list for quarry duty with ultimately saving his life.

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