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I’m still living

I’m still living

Mr. Parsons describes landing his truck at Normandy and seeing fellow soldiers dead on the beach.

Peace at a Big Cost!

Peace at a Big Cost!

Reflecting back at his time during WWII, Mr. Starkes speaks about the importance of Remembrance Day and tells how he carries on in being part of a singing group that brings smile to many from that generation.

Post War Reaction on a Bus Ride

Post War Reaction on a Bus Ride

Returning home from war, Mr. Starkes speaks about an unexpected reaction by the sound of the buzzer on the bus when traveling home.

Get up Boy, The Ship is Going Down!

Get up Boy, The Ship is Going Down!

After the invasion enroute to Ireland, Mr. Starkes tells a more humorous story of when the ship begins to take on water, his effort to assist a fellow sailor brings laughter!

A Raid Sometime but When?

A Raid Sometime but When?

Carrying on with daily routine, Mr. Starkes shares his experience on board the aircraft carrier as the approach of the D-Day invasion begins.

Seasick Leaving Port!

Seasick Leaving Port!

Mr. Starkes tells of his first experiences at sea heading towards England and the funny things that happen amongst the crew!

Becoming Part of the British Forces

Becoming Part of the British Forces

As a young man from Newfoundland, Mr. Starkes shares his reasons for joining up and the path he chose for himself.

My Friend Jack!

My Friend Jack!

Mr. Couture shares some happier moments about his friend, a repayment he never thought would happen!!

Best and Worst Moments

Best and Worst Moments

Mr. Couture shares some memories of his time as a POW.

Finally Going Home

Finally Going Home

Mr. Couture speaks about returning home and reflects back on reasons for his survival.

Opportunity for Tea with the Queen

Opportunity for Tea with the Queen

Already liberated, Mr. Couture speaks about an opportunity to have tea with the queen but when ex-POW’s spot a pub, a choice of drink is changed!

Getting Closer to being Liberated

Getting Closer to being Liberated

On the death march, Mr. Couture tells of his thoughts of being free as he witnessed the conditions improving for him and his fellow prisoners.

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