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Dinner with a German

Dinner with a German

Mr. Downe tells the story of having dinner with a German caretaker after the war ended.

War Ended

War Ended

Mr. Downe recalls the end of the war.

Canadian Water Rats

Canadian Water Rats

Mr. Downe, along with a group of other men, finds a dry place to sleep after a long spell of wet weather.

German SS Trooper

German SS Trooper

Mr. Downe recalls traveling down a road near the Falaise Gap when he comes across a dying German trooper.

City of Caen

City of Caen

Mr. Downe talks about the city of Caen and compares the size of it to his hometown of Charlottetown.

Don't Let This Fall Into Enemy Hands

Don't Let This Fall Into Enemy Hands

Mr. Downe talks about the responsibility that rested on his shoulders.

Top Secret Messages

Top Secret Messages

Mr. Downe talks about what some of the dispatch messages he delivered might have been about.

Trip Wires

Trip Wires

Mr. Downe tells us about the nerve racking night driving without lights.

Dispatcher’s Gear

Dispatcher’s Gear

Mr. Downe talks about the different items that he carried on his motorcycle.

Looking for Volunteers

Looking for Volunteers

Mr. Downe tells the story of his first time on a motorcycle.

Joining the Army

Joining the Army

Mr. Downe recalls the day he joined the army.

A Memory I will take to my Grave

A Memory I will take to my Grave

Of all life’s wonderful experiences, Mr. Sommerville shares a celebration New Year’s Eve, 1944 where the singing of Christmas carols by the local nuns was an inspiration never to be forgotten.

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