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Changing Lifestyle When Returning Home

Changing Lifestyle When Returning Home

Mr. Beresford explains how his experiences in Cambodia changed his style of living in Canada.

Guilty For What The UN Had

Guilty For What The UN Had

Mr. Beresford tells how they coped with the military having so much and the locals having so little!

Typical Work Day

Typical Work Day

Mr. Beresford explains a typical work day and how the excessive temperatures affected their routine.

Presence of Mines

Presence of Mines

Mr. Beresford speaks about recognizing mines and the level of care needed to remain safe.

Food and Water Source

Food and Water Source

Mr. Beresford provides in detail the system used for water purification for the soldiers and the variety of foods available.

Role of the United Nations

Role of the United Nations

Mr. Beresford explains the distribution and delivery process of supplies and improvements made by the UN with the situation in Cambodia

The Cambodian People

The Cambodian People

Mr. Beresford describes the way of life of the locals.

Arrival in Cambodia

Arrival in Cambodia

Mr. Beresford speaks about the UN’s purpose for going to Cambodia and the environment the soldiers faced.

Low level bombing instruction

Low level bombing instruction

Mr. Campbell describes volunteering to teach American pilots low-level flying after a US Liberator squadron is decimated by the Japanese air force. He then describes his pilot being offered a Victoria Cross in exchange for his (and his crew's) life.

Political instability and fear

Political instability and fear

Mr. Campbell describes feeling uneasy due to the anti-British sentiments prevalent in India. When his aircraft is forced to crash land he and his crew mates decide to take drastic measures if threatened by the locals.

No rest for the weary

No rest for the weary

Mr. Campbell describes being sent from Egypt to the Burma theater to assist the Americans against the Japanese. After arriving in Rangoon, and with no rest, he immediately goes on a bombing run to Singapore. After returning to Rangoon, and still not having rested, his crew is sent to a safer airfield in Lashio, Burma. Finally, after a stiff tot of rum, he sleeps around the clock.

Always afraid while flying

Always afraid while flying

Mr. Campbell describes being constantly afraid while in the air.

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