Our ambition is to capture as many of these personal recollections, so that their legacy of bravery, sacrifice and suffering can live on. Meet them in our archive.
Legasee have many WWII veterans waiting to be filmed. Each of them played a part in giving us the freedoms we now take for granted. To ensure their memories live on, we need your help.
To keep our production costs to a minimum we rely heavily on the hard work and good will of our team of volunteers who help across a wide range of production, administrative and fundraising duties. Would you like to help us?
Collectively they are a priceless record of 20th Century military history. Do you know a veteran who might want to share their memories of war or conflict? We'd like to hear about them.
“the next thing I knew I hit the top of the wing with a terrible bump and I was off into space and and it was beautifully quiet and I thought, has my parachute opened yet.”
“and as we were rowing, bang, he'd put another torpedo in her and she just went and all you could think were oh hell, and then it came very calm and you had great big bubbles coming up”
“The very first plane that left Saigon for home was a Red Cross plane and those that was most sick were on that plane unfortunately it crashed as it was approaching Rangoon so everybody onboard was lost.”
“he had a grenade in his hand which is classed as dangerous, he's a threat, I spun him round and at arm's length I fired two bursts of MP5 into him.”
“what the army prides itself in doing is making the best out of you and finding out what you can do best and investing in you they'll make you an expert in any field you want to be.”