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Grenade training was dangerous.

Grenade training was dangerous.

Mr. Page describes a training incident where a soldier accidentally drops a live grenade in their trench. Their sergeant throws it away just in time.

Hunger and civilian interaction in France

Hunger and civilian interaction in France

Mr. Page discusses the hunger among French civilians and watching children licking out empty meat tins. He also describes being billeted with a French family and their little girl crying for a goodbye kiss.

Entering the Unknown

Entering the Unknown

Mr. Wadman describes the devastation his unit witnessed upon arrival and the appreciation the civilian people had for the UN presence.

Road Move to Sarajevo

Road Move to Sarajevo

Mr. Wadman describes his unit’s road move into the besieged city of Sarajevo and his first impressions as they travelled towards the city.

Highlight of My Career

Highlight of My Career

Major-General MacKenzie recalls his experience in Sarajevo as one of his most challenging and fulfilling times of his service.

Unit’s Accomplishments

Unit’s Accomplishments

Major-General MacKenzie expresses the phenomenal achievement of his troops and that no one let him down.

Soldier’s Respect

Soldier’s Respect

Major-General MacKenzie speaks about the pleasure he felt from his soldiers and the level of respect they provided to him as their commander.

Confrontations

Confrontations

Under command, Major-General MacKenzie tells of situations when experiencing confrontations with the opposition.

Feeling Secure With The Media

Feeling Secure With The Media

Major-General MacKenzie relates his comfort level and preference for the presence of the media during confrontations in the field.

Izzy Dolls

Izzy Dolls

Major-General MacKenzie provides a background to the creation of the Izzy Doll campaign and his involvement in ensuring these dolls are received by children all over the world.

Promotion in the Field

Promotion in the Field

Major-General MacKenzie speaks about his promotion to Major-General in the field and receiving his Canadian rank badge.

A Turning Point in History

A Turning Point in History

Major-General MacKenzie provides some historical background as to how he was chosen by the UN to command troops in Croatia and set up headquarters in Sarajevo.

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