"I got this rifle and I knew it wasn't loaded and I thought what am I going to do? So I put it up the other way and as this voice came through the thing I lifted it up and was going to clock him on the head with it".

Joan Field

Joan Field was a WREN stationed at an extraordinarily remote signal station overlooking the Firth of Lorne in Scotland. Her job was to ensure that every passing ship was properly recorded.


Educational Resources

WW2 D-Day veterans
WW2 Convoy veterans
Our Secret WW2
The Korean War
WW1 War recordings