About us

Legasee provides military enthusiasts, students and teachers with unique access to a hi-definition video archive of interviews with Veterans of military conflict from 1939 to the present day.

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.

Current campaigns

View our fantastic oral history collection of British Veterans talking about the Berlin Airlift.

Our colourful GCSE lesson plans enable young people to learn about this chapter of the Cold War.

 

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We need your support

Legasee is an independent charity funded entirely through donations and the creation of innovative, educational projects.

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?

Become a Member

Utilise our all-new search facility; quickly find the people, places, conflicts and campaigns that interest you.

With over 100 Veteran interviews available to view, now is the perfect time to become a member of our charity and gain access to all our Archive Services.

Our tweets

    • Flixton Fieldtrip

      Flixton Fieldtrip
      The Flixton Fieldtrip

    “Click below to see what happened when pupils from Bungay High School met three of the surviving British Berlin Airlift Veterans at Flixton's, Norfolk and Suffolk aviation museum.”

    • Brian Bird

      Brian Bird
      Spitfire Pilot, 185 Squadron

    “I shall never forget I turned the aircraft on a straight line... and I was on my way on my first trip over the German lines and it was really, quite the most dramatic experience I’ve ever had in my life”

    • Austin Byrne

      Austin Byrne
      REMES gunner

    “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”

    • Douglas Hassall

      Douglas Hassall
      POW in Vietnam for 3 years

    “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.”

    • Rusty Firmin

      Rusty Firmin
      SAS veteran on the Iranian Siege

    “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.”

    • Kriss Akabusi

      Kriss Akabusi
      Army Physical Training Corps

    “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.”

    • Tom Holland

      Tom Holland
      Sunderland Pilot, 230 Squadron

    “we succeeded with the airlift I’m very proud to of taken part in it... I’m a cold war warrior, I was in at the beginning I came out before it ended, but it had reached the stage where it wasn’t going to be a war”