Harold Addie – Film 1In this, the first film of 6, Harold talks about his early life and the decisions for joining the Navy. He started out as an electrical mechanic but failed his exam and became a Wireman on Tank Landing Craft. After his training, he goes on to spend a year on LCT 501.
Harold Addie – Film 2Harold provides some excellent detail about both the craft and his work on LCT501.
Harold Addie – Film 3Harold first realised there something big was about to happen on the 1st of June. Following a horrendous night at sea on the 5th, LCT501 lands the Canadians onto Juno early in the morning. The memories run deep and raw for Harold.
Harold Addie – Film 4Harold talks in more detail about the difficulties he and his crew faced on D-Day. He also recalls a visit inland.
Harold Addie – Film 5Harold recalls the aftermath of the landings. Gruesome stuff. After LCT501 is repaired, the crew are tasked with carrying supplies and prisoners.