Eric Coombes – Film 1In this film, Eric recalls childhood memories of the Blitz. Hed not travelled far so the journey to Korea via the Mediterranean, the Suez Canal, Colombo and Singapore made a big impression on him.
Eric Coombes – Film 2Eric shares memories of operating a 6 Mortar. He survives one attack but a mate is not so lucky.
Eric Coombes – Film 4Eric reflects on the misnomer of Forgotten War. As a National Serviceman, you had no choice and people of the time, did as they were told. He lost friends in the Korean war and despite what he saw he was able to return to a normal life without the effects of PTSD. It was good to meet Eric and his wife and I thank you for sharing your memories with me.