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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.

The Walk with No Food or Shelter

The Walk with No Food or Shelter

Mr. Couture tells of the hundreds of miles walked with little hope for survival.

Poor Conditions of Starvation and Disease

Poor Conditions of Starvation and Disease

Mr. Couture describes the harrowing conditions in POW camp where so many prisoners lost their lives.

My Job was Milking Cows!

My Job was Milking Cows!

While POW, Mr. Couture tells of milking cows and how his farm boy days helped him get the job done!

Witnessing Death and Despair

Witnessing Death and Despair

Mr. Couture has to help the Germans carry out their dead and wounded.

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