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Motivation to Do Well

Motivation to Do Well

Having enlisted for the Korean War, Mr. Patrick remembers the displeasure from his father about his decision and how this gave him motivation to do well.

Do as You are Told!

Do as You are Told!

Mr. Mercer tells the youth he encounters in schools the same thing he told his fellow comrades, “Do as you are told and everything in life will be okay!”

Our Purpose was Successful!

Our Purpose was Successful!

With great pride, Mr. Mercer speaks of his belief in the accomplishments of our Canadian military during the Korean War.

A Humorous Christmas Story

A Humorous Christmas Story

When all soldiers had an opportunity for a special blessing at Christmas time, needing to borrow his buddies pants creates an awkward yet humorous circumstance for Mr. Mercer.

Where Six Become One

Where Six Become One

Mr. Mercer shares his feelings towards the relationships of his fellow comrades; a unique bond where they felt like one.

Sense of Fear is Real

Sense of Fear is Real

Mr. Mercer discusses the feeling of fear he had especially his first night in battle; a sense he believes all soldiers must experience.

Getting Caught in a Minefield

Getting Caught in a Minefield

Finding themselves in a minefield, Mr. Mercer recalls how his comrade Smitty recovered after stepping on one during a routine job of laying wire.

Guns were Constantly Moving

Guns were Constantly Moving

Mr. Mercer explains the strategies involved in setting targets.

Artillery Fire Towards the Enemy

Artillery Fire Towards the Enemy

Mr. Mercer recounts some of the tactics and scenarios used when firing artillery towards the enemy.

Initial Setup for the Artillery

Initial Setup for the Artillery

Mr. Mercer speaks about being part of the First Commonwealth Division and his regiment’s responsibilities for setting up camp.

Welcoming the Canadians with a song!

Welcoming the Canadians with a song!

As the troop ship arrives in Pusan, an American brass band is dockside singing a song for the Canadians, a very humorous memory for Mr. Mercer.

War Was Declared

War Was Declared

Mr. Pridham explains about what it was like when the war was declared and how it effected him.

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