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The Sherman Tank

The Sherman Tank

Being a part of the tank crew, Mr. Coles describes the specifics of the Sherman tank and the role played while coming on to the beach in Dieppe.

A Different Style of Discipline

A Different Style of Discipline

After disobeying orders, Mr. Cole tells of his experiences of shooting rabbits as a means of discipline.

Joining up with Friends

Joining up with Friends

Mr. Coles shares the story of his decision to join the army while at a school picnic with friends.

Reflection of Service

Reflection of Service

Mr. Edwards expresses emotion as he speaks about visiting his brother’s grave every Remembrance Day.

The Heart of a Mother

The Heart of a Mother

Mr. Edwards speaks about receiving telegrams and care packages from his mother during his time in POW camp.

Knowing the Risk yet took the Chance

Knowing the Risk yet took the Chance

Mr. Edwards speaks about his decision to escape camp, knowing the possible consequences.

Finally Being Free!

Finally Being Free!

Mr. Stanley tells of how he escaped twice during his time as POW and expresses emotion at finally being free to return home.

Not Good for Infantry or us

Not Good for Infantry or us

With little hope of survival, Mr. Edwards shares his view on why so many soldiers died on the beach in Dieppe.

Feeling of Being Free

Feeling of Being Free

Mr. Edwards shares an emotional story of the feeling he had knowing he would soon be free.

If Behaviour Good, Everything was okay.

If Behaviour Good, Everything was okay.

Although never beaten himself, Mr. Edwards shares his view on behaviour within the POW camp.

Bound with Ropes and Chains

Bound with Ropes and Chains

Mr. Edwards shares his personal experiences and attitudes on being tied for almost eighteen months.

Dieppe was a Bad Place

Dieppe was a Bad Place

Being in the tank, Mr. Stanley shares his experiences during the Dieppe Raid, showing empathy for the infantrymen who did not have the same protection.

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