On D-day, Pat watched the armada head over to France. She then saw some of the ships coming back. “We had about six hospital ships come to Cowes road with all the wounded on board, they kept sending messages saying when can we go up to Southampton”.
Lt. Col. Frank Renton, who led the bands of the Gordon Highlanders, the Paras and the Royal Artillery before becoming principal director of music at Kneller Hall, looks back at his 33 years in Army mu...
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...
Joy Lofthouse flew Spitfires with the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during WWII. This short film [edited from her whole interview] is thanks to the support of the Royal British Legion. Without them
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