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Being Taken POW

Being Taken POW

Mr. Couture recounts his actions on the beach when Germans moved in and took him and many other soldiers as POW.

Sights on the Beaches

Sights on the Beaches

Mr. Couture expresses the mood and sights seen as his ship approaches the beaches on D-Day.

A Lonely Soldier

A Lonely Soldier

All alone and unsure of what was happening, Mr. Couture shares his memory of going in towards the beaches during preparation for the D-Day invasion

The One Time I Volunteered

The One Time I Volunteered

As part of reinforcement with the Winnipeg Rifles Mr. Couture shares the story of how he ended up being part of the D-Day invasion.

An Unexpected Encounter with my Brother

An Unexpected Encounter with my Brother

On his second day at sea, Mr. Couture speaks about being on board ship and meeting up with his brother whom he didn’t know had joined up!

Heroes Remember Presents D-day

Heroes Remember Presents D-day

Recollection of Veterans of D-Day.

Sharing Memories of Belgian family

Sharing Memories of Belgian family

Reflecting back on his service, Mr. Johnson tells of a special time in his life where he was welcomed into the home of a Belgium family.

Inspected by King George

Inspected by King George

Mr. Johnson shares a personal story of preparing for inspection from the King with orders given to make the tank spotless in anticipation of his arrival.

Life of a Tank Driver

Life of a Tank Driver

Mr. Johnson describes being inside a tank during battle the enemy.

I was Lucky to Make it

I was Lucky to Make it

Mr. Johnson shares a personal and emotional story of witnessing the deaths of many of his fellow tank crew as their tanks were targeted and set on fire.

Training on Sherman Tank

Training on Sherman Tank

After making the decision to serve, Mr. Johnson speaks about his training with the Sherman tank before setting off to Europe.

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

If it hadn’t been for the lessons learned at Dieppe, Normandy may have never happened.

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