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No Allowance for Ear Plugs

No Allowance for Ear Plugs

Mr. Bernhardt tells about the result of hearing loss caused by the inability to wear protective ear plugs due to his daily responsibilities as a wireless operator.

Determined to Leave the Regiment

Determined to Leave the Regiment

Mr. Bernhardt speaks about his determination and process of convincing the authorities to let him go to another regiment.

When Shells Fly, Head for the Ditch!

When Shells Fly, Head for the Ditch!

Mr. Bernhardt shares an experience he had when taking cover in the ditch after shellfire began and the damage it caused to fellow men.

Never a Problem with Directions

Never a Problem with Directions

As driver of brigadier general, Mr. Bernhardt speaks about his ability to read maps and his sense of ease in travelling throughout unknown terrain.

The Brigadier’s Driver

The Brigadier’s Driver

Mr. Bernhardt shares his experiences in taking on the role as driver for the brigadier general.

The Journey Overseas

The Journey Overseas

Mr. Bernhardt shares the adventure of going overseas only to leave the port of Halifax and be involved in a collision with another ship, a rough start!

My Friends are in the Wrong Place

My Friends are in the Wrong Place

Reflecting back 70 years, Mr. Barr expresses his sadness in not being able to see his fellow comrades.

Montgomery Speaks

Montgomery Speaks

Mr. Barr recalls the speech of Montgomery and his persistent and winning attitude.

The Normandy Bombardment

The Normandy Bombardment

Mr. Barr details the bombardment on the beaches of Normandy and credits his superiors with providing great leadership.

Twice Wounded, Still Here!

Twice Wounded, Still Here!

Mr. Barr shares in a humorous tone, his experiences of being wounded - one of them life threatening.

The Ceasefire Order is Issued

The Ceasefire Order is Issued

Mr. Barr recalls the final days of the war and witnesses the mass surrender of German soldiers.

Winning our Battles

Winning our Battles

In describing the operational strategies of the artillery, Mr. Barr commends their work having had complete success in all battles fought!

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