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Carnage and Courage

Carnage and Courage

At 11 o’clock in the morning, the Royal Navy ship, from which Mr. Grand was observing the carnage on the beach, lay three miles off-shore. Orders were received to proceed to the beach with instructions to “use everything”. Mr. Grand tells of the events that followed and the remarkable courage of three British Navy men who saved the lives of those on board.

Memories of Dieppe

Memories of Dieppe

Mr. Robinson remembers his involvement in England during and after the Dieppe raid.

In the Water for 8 Hours

In the Water for 8 Hours

Mr. Curry explains his withdrawal from the position on the beach, eight hours in the water and his capture by the Germans.

I’m still living

I’m still living

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

Second Wave At Dieppe

Second Wave At Dieppe

Mr. Toney describes his landing at Dieppe where he witnessed much death and suffering and high casualties in his section’s first action once the beachhead had been secured..

A Look at the Channel on D-Day

A Look at the Channel on D-Day

Mr. Fox describes the view of the English Channel on D-Day from a pilot’s perspective.

Research on Second World War fallen Arthur Malcom Jones

Research on Second World War fallen Arthur Malcom Jones

Research project on Arthur Malcom Jones, by a former student guide at Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel, filmed to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands.

Research on Second World War fallen Arthur Joseph Martin

Research on Second World War fallen Arthur Joseph Martin

Research project on Arthur Joseph Martin, by a former student guide at Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel, filmed to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands.

Research on Second World War fallen James Walter Walford

Research on Second World War fallen James Walter Walford

Research project on James Walter Walford, by a former student guide at Vimy and Beaumont-Hamel, filmed to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands.

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!

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