A great quote from Johns’ fascinating interview,”Lady Churchill had an electric iron that she’d picked up in America. It wasn’t working and I had to go and repair it and I had a little chat with her and she was a lovely lady”.
One of the few surviving WWII pilots to have flown both the Hurricane and the Spitfire. Brian has all his faculties and his memories of specific bombing raids and life as a Spit pilot in Italy are abs...
Colin used to love watching the trooping of the colour but coming from Hull had assumed a life on the docks was his lot. That all changed when he went into the army. He found a regiment he loved but i...
Another Chelsea pensioner and a very different experience of the war to George Bayliss. We pick up the story en route to Singapore.
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