• Navy 8 videos

    Paul Harrison

    Paul De La Motte-Harrison provides an entertaining and lucid account of his time onboard Landing Craft. From his early training, through to...

  • Navy 14 videos

    Admiral William O’Brien

    Admiral Sir William O’Brien provides Legasee with a wonderful interview about his distinguished Naval career. He was involved in many significant moments...

  • Army 9 videos

    George Batts

    George Batts talks candidly about his life as a Corporal with the Royal Engineers. By his own admission he was daft to...

  • Army 6 videos

    David Baines

    Brigadier David Baines MBE served as the final President of the Normandy Veterans Association. In WWII he was a gunner in the...

  • Army 4 videos

    Jim Stephens

    Jim Stephens served in 56th Devonshire Regiment, 86th Anti-Tank Regiment Royal Artillery.  He was a lucky soldier. 

  • Navy 2 videos

    Alf Duncan

    Alf Duncan joined the Navy at the age of 16 and prior to D-day was on Russian Convoys. For him sweeping the...

  • Army 3 videos

    Stanley Bond

    Stanley Bond was a Lance Corporal with the Royal Engineers and was with 105 Corp Field Park Company during the Normandy Campaign. 

  • Navy 3 videos

    Wally Beall

    Wally Beall joined the Royal Navy in 1943 and served as a Wireman/Electrician on LCT836.  He explains that with a small crew...

  • Army 3 videos

    Mike Brennan

    Mike joined the 1st Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment in 1943 and at 7.25 on the 6th of June he was one the...

  • Army 6 videos

    Frank Rosier

    Frank Rosier served as an infantryman with the 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. On D-Day, he was in the second wave on Gold...

  • Army 4 videos

    Edward Fish

    Edward Fish joined the Royal Army Service Corp as a driver. On one convoy through Normandy he is very fortunate to survive...

  • Army 15 videos

    Tom Renouf

    In the Second World War Tom Renouf served with the Black Watch. As a front line infantry man who was involved in...

  • Army 8 videos

    John Mitchell

    John Mictchell provides a detailed interview of his life in the Royal Signals. On D-Day he landed on Juno beach and was...

  • Army 8 videos

    Bill Ward

    Bill was in the Kings Own Scottish Borders. He landed on Sword Beach and recalls in vivid detail the landings, the bombing...

  • Army 11 videos

    John Jenkins

    As a sergeant in the army, John Jenkins experienced some of the best and the worst of humanity while in Germany during...

  • Army 5 videos

    Fred Perkins

    The massive logistical operation of the war is sometimes forgotten. But Fred Perkins played a crucial role in helping keep the supplies...

  • Army 7 videos

    Bill Edwardes

    ‘You go because you know you’ve got to. Somebody is relying on you and that’s what you’re trained for….’ As a Stretcher...

  • Army 11 videos

    George Talbot

    George Talbot provides one of the great personal battle accounts of the Second World War. From Normandy to the Rhine he recalls...

  • Army 12 videos

    Frank Corbett

    THE LIONHEART TECHNICAL WIZARD Frank Corbett’s extensive war story is captured in 12 fascinating films in which the 93 year old highlights...

  • Army 4 videos

    Harry Hopkins

    Pinned down by German fire, rescued by the French resistance and being wounded: the war was violent and sometimes frightening for Harry,...

  • Army 4 videos

    Ernie Brewer

    COURAGE IN THE COUNTRY LANES In five short films, Ernie Brewer of the Royal Artillery gives an extraordinary account of the D-Day...

  • Army 10 videos

    Bob Sullivan

    Being a junior NCO with the paratroopers was exhilarating for Bob and despite being injured, he enjoyed every minute with a great...

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