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Being Aware of War

Being Aware of War

Mr. Cromwell speaks about the process of joining up after listening to the radio and hearing the call for duty.

Across the Atlantic

Across the Atlantic

Mr. Cromwell tells about his journey across the Atlantic and how not becoming sea sick earned him an abundance of food.

If You’re Not Scared, You’ll Get Killed!

If You’re Not Scared, You’ll Get Killed!

Mr. Cromwell speaks about fear and how he and the soldier’s dealt with it.

Intense Training

Intense Training

Mr. Cromwell speaks about the training procedures used with weapons and poisonous gases.

On Duty for a Reason!

On Duty for a Reason!

Mr. Cromwell tells a humourous story of how the Corporal kept him on duty and away from the dance hall!

Relationships Amongst the Soldiers

Relationships Amongst the Soldiers

Mr. Cromwell speaks about the interaction with the american army and how, for the most part, everyone got along.

Change in Operations

Change in Operations

In preparation for the move towards Sicily, Mr. Cromwell speaks about waterproofing their vehicles.

Trucks Loaded Down with Ammunition

Trucks Loaded Down with Ammunition

Mr. Cromwell provides detail of the process of loading ammunition and bringing it close to the front line.

German POW`s

German POW`s

Mr. Cromwell shares his impression of the German POW`s and what was encountered when transporting them by truck.

Taking of the City of Caen

Taking of the City of Caen

Mr. Cromwell speaks of the first big push into Caen witnessing the sight of planes and bombs being dropped very close to their trenches.

Taking of the City of Caen

Taking of the City of Caen

Mr. Cromwell speaks of the first big push into Caen witnessing the sight of planes and bombs being dropped very close to their trenches.

Loading Jerry Cans

Loading Jerry Cans

Mr. Cromwell recounts the process of transporting jerry cans to the troops.

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