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so their legacy of bravery, sacrifice and suffering can live on.
PRESS RELEASE - 30th January, 2013
Legasee wins ERSF grant to record the stories of British women veterans who have served in Afghanistan.
Today, Legasee Educational Trust has received £3,500 from the Erach and Roshan Sadri Foundation to capture the stories and observations of women who have served in Afghanistan. Valuable learning will be gained not only from their experiences of active service but also their observations of the conflict, the country and the role of women in Afghanistan.
Legasee’s digital video archive was set up to advance the education of the public in the affects of military activity. The current conflict in Afghanistan is referenced in both International and Post Cold War Relations topics in the A level specifications of History, Social Science and Anthropology.
Commenting on the Award, Legasee Trustee Martin Bisiker said, “We are thrilled to have received the support of ERSF and confident that we’ll unearth some amazing stories from women who served in Afghanistan. Their accounts will provide a unique perspective for young people who are learning about the changing role of women in society”.
Legasee are looking to women veterans who served in Afghanistan from 2001 onwards. Please call Claire on 020 3132 8642 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be part of the project or know some-one who should be.
Legasee have many WWII veterans waiting to be filmed. Each of them played an immense part in giving us the freedoms we now take for granted. To ensure their memories live on, we need your help.
“It is a sad fact that with each passing year the veterans of WWII diminish in number. Legasee is to be congratulated that in a very short time they have recorded a growing archive of interviews with these veterans in a unique personal style.”
Les Tanner - WW2 Connections
In giving to Legasee you can be assured that every penny goes towards the filming of veterans and that our work has been recognised as valuable and important by the veterans themselves, their organisations and the students and teachers using our archive.
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