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An Important Lesson in Life

An Important Lesson in Life

Mr. Polowin shares a humorous story going to London with his buddies and forging friendships that have carried on throughout his lifetime.

Combat at Sea

Combat at Sea

Mr. Polowin describes naval battles in the English Channel.

Belief in Churchill’s Words

Belief in Churchill’s Words

Mr. Polowin recalls listening to Winston Churchill and the impact his words had in respect to being, “The beginning of the end.”

War is Terrible

War is Terrible

Mr. Hannam provides his view on the sadness of wartime and how he is so very proud of Canada’s contribution.

Reuniting After so Many Years

Reuniting After so Many Years

Mr. Hannam shares the emotional encounter with the sister of the little girl that died in his arms.

The Loss of the Little Girl

The Loss of the Little Girl

Mr. Hannam shares a heartfelt story on the loss of life of a little girl while on duty as stretcher bearer.

Uncovering the Mystery Many Years Later

Uncovering the Mystery Many Years Later

Mr. Hannam describes the mystery of who was shooting from the steeple of the church and how he found out the truth years later.

Casualty Clearing Station

Casualty Clearing Station

Reaching the assembly point, Mr. Hannam is busy recording casualties while at the same time assisting wounded infantrymen.

Pandemonium on the Beach

Pandemonium on the Beach

Coming in on the second wave and realizing they had to move in, Mr. Hannam describes the chaos on the beach.

Path Taken in Preparation for D-Day

Path Taken in Preparation for D-Day

Mr. Hannam summarizes action taken in preparation for the invasion.

Desire to Join 23rd Field Regiment

Desire to Join 23rd Field Regiment

Mr. Hannam details the enlistment path chosen after a brief encounter as an infanteer.

Tank battle at Branville

Tank battle at Branville

Mr. Buote describes advancing to and digging in at Branville, being surrounded and shelled by German panzers, and finally being rescued by a Polish tank battalion.

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