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Eric Downing provides a rare and often times emotional insight into the role of a Gunner on a Flail tank during the Second World War. Serving withe the 22nd Royal Dragoons he experienced some terrifying moments and confesses that he was extremely fortunate to survive.
John Bowler was a National Service 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion The Welch Regiment when he went to Korea. He gives a fantastic account of his life on the front line and details various contacts with the enemy including the occasion where he earned a Military Cross for bravery. This epic interview lasts nearly two hours but is split into chronological sub sections.
Wing Commander Tim Elkington was firtunate to survive the Second World war as a fighter pilot. In additon to being shot out of the sky over the English Channel during the Battle of Britain, he also flew off Mac ships, Aircraft Carriers and saw action in Russia and India. It's a remarkable testament, from a remarkably modest man.