The Underground and its Effectiveness

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The Underground and its Effectiveness

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I think it was wonderful. I think it was wonderful. Only for the Merchant Navy, see, you see the Merchant Navy, the Navy wouldn't have done with out the Merchant Navy. Hardly wouldn't have done with out the Merchant Navy because the Merchant Navy was the ship that transport the,and was in to the most dangerous, because never had no guns. We were traveling with no defense what so ever. Only a convoy when you go in Halifax, go in to St. Johns or Argentina or whatever. So the Merchant Navy in my point of view, the Royal Navy the (inaudible) of the wire services, wouldn't have done it, only for the Merchant Navy. Just as simple as that. Yeah, simple as that. ??
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Mr. Curry speaks of the underground network in the prisoner of war camps and gives an example of their sabotage effort.

Kenneth Curry

Mr. Curry was born in England in 1922. He was the youngest of two brothers and emigrated to Canada with his family at the age of one. The family settled in Stoney Creek, Ontario where Mr. Curry went to school and also served in the Army reserve. Mr. Curry falsified his age by one year in order to enlist with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. His war service included participation in the Dieppe Raid where he was taken prisoner of war.

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Medium:
Video
Owner:
Veterans Affairs Canada
Duration:
01:53
Person Interviewed:
Kenneth Curry
War, Conflict or Mission:
Second World War
Location/Theatre:
Europe
Battle/Campaign:
Dieppe
Branch:
Army
Units/Ship:
Royal Hamilton Light Infantry

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