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Lest We Forget

The D-Day Survivor

November 8, 2018
During the D-Day invasions, The Queen’s Own Rifles suffered more casualties than any other battalion, but as Ivor always says, “Once in the Queen’s Own, Always in the Queen’s Own.” 

The sweetest sound I ever heard

November 1, 2018
Thomas Keen spent over 10 months fighting continuously in north-west Europe during WWII. This is his story. 

A Jamaican woman serving in the British Army

November 1, 2018
Lance Corporal Winifred Watson set sail from Jamaica with 23 other women for the shores of Britain and WWII. Her story is a must read.

A woman in the Royal British Air Force

November 1, 2018
100-year-old Winnifred Grant looks back on her time in the Royal British Air Force during WWII.

A Prisoner of War

November 1, 2018
As a prisoner of war in a Nazi concentration camp, when Vitaliano heard the Americans were coming he managed to escape. How did he survive? Read on and find out!

One of the lucky ones

November 1, 2018
As WWII raged on in Russia, the blistering winter cold proved to be as formidable an enemy as the Nazis.

After the surrender

November 1, 2018
After Italy’s surrender, Armando and his fellow soldiers found themselves at the mercy of Nazi Germany.

An interesting life

November 1, 2018

“I have some strong views about war,” said George Carlyle, WWII veteran. From exploding artillery to stepping in as best man at a wedding, George has seen just about everything.

Decoding the Enemy

November 28, 2017
A cipher operator in the Canadian military, Dick Archambault travelled the world decoding messages.

Bombs Away

November 27, 2017
Reginald Harrop worked in the British Royal Air Force during WWII as a bomb aimer and flight instructor.

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