• Airforce 9 videos

    George Duffee

    George Duffee was a Captain pilot in the RAF.  Returning from a bombing raid, his plane is shot up over Holland and...

  • Army 6 videos

    Leslie Fernandez

    Leslie Fernandez was a fit man when he was young. He loved sports and was good at them. Exactly the sort of...

  • Navy 9 videos

    Irene Bellamy

    Irene Bellamy provides an entertaining and detailed account of her service in the Wrens.  Before D-Day had even taken place, she was...

  • Navy 8 videos

    Bill Churchill

    Bill Churchill provides a detailed account of his life aboard the HMS Malcolm and HMS Ajax. The two ships provided him with...

  • Airforce 7 videos

    Tony Iveson

    Tony Iveson gives a truly amazing account of his distinguished career in the RAF. He was one of the few pilots to...

  • Army 17 videos

    Arthur Staggs

    Arthur Staggs was a Wireless operator of F Section ‘Farmer’ circuit in SOE. He was captured, tortured and released where he subsequently...

  • Army 9 videos

    John Sharp

    The son of a Scotland Yard Detective, John Sharp originally joined the Royal Armoured Corps. Seeking more excitement, he finds it by...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    Michel Bourbon-Parme 

    Prince Michel de Bourbon-Parme grew up in France and Denmark and at the outbreak of war, the family fled to the United...

  • Army 19 videos

    Henri Diacono

    Henri Diacono was of Maltese parentage but born in Algiers. After SOE training at Thame Park (near Oxford) as a wireless operator, he...

  • Airforce 7 videos

    Marcel Singer

    Marcel Jaurent Singer was a Wireless operator and resistance organiser in occupied France.

  • Airforce 8 videos

    Yvonne Baseden

    Yvonne was a WAAF and a FANY. She had Anglo-French parentage and was bi-lingual which was great attraction to SOE. She was...

  • Army 8 videos

    Arthur Brown

    Sergeant Arthur Brown originally joined the Royal Artillery in 1943. He soon found that it wasn’t really exciting enough and when a...

  • Civilian 7 videos

    Lise de Baissac

    Lise Villameur (née de Baissac), was one of the first two female agents to be parachuted into France by SOE in the...

  • Army 8 videos

    Fred Bailey

    Operation Jedburgh was a clandestine WWII operation where members of  SOE [plus U.S, the Free French and the Dutch and Belgian Armies]...

  • Civilian 4 videos

    Betty Norton

    During the war, Betty Norton was sent to England by her stepmother. On her way, she was scouted by two American SOE’s,...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    Fred Gardiner

    Fred Gardiner’s Lancaster bomber was shot down over occupied Belgium and surviving the drop he evades capture with the help of a...

  • Army 8 videos

    Bob Montgomery

    Captain Bob Montgomery was awarded the Military Cross for his part in Operation Chariot. Better known as the Assault on the St...

  • Army 12 videos

    Freddie Hunn

    Freddie Hunn gives one of the best accounts of the Second World war that Legasee have been fortunate enough to record. In...

  • Airforce 5 videos

    John Whitlock

    John Whitlock gives an engaging interview about his time as a Wireless mechanic on the Berlin Airlift. Listen out for his story...

  • Army 9 videos

    Fred Millward

    Fred Millward was in the famed 9th Battalion, the Parachute Regiment and took part in the Assault of the Merville Battery. It...

  • Army 9 videos

    Eric Downing

    Eric Downing provides a rare and often times emotional insight into the role of a Gunner on a Flail tank during the...

  • Airforce 7 videos

    Sam Pover

    Sam Pover was a civilian Navigator on the Berlin Airlift. He'd already seen similar action during the partition of the British Indian...

  • Army 9 videos

    John Skene

    John Skene served with the Gloucester’s during World War II. During his time he prepared invasion defences along the Yorkshire coast, helped...

  • Army 11 videos

    Jack Charlton

    Jack Charlton gives a great account of his time in the Malayan jungle. No sooner has he arrived when he's on the...

  • Airforce 3 videos

    Gwyn Hughes

    Gwyn Hughes was a Flight Engineer with 77 Squadron Bomber Command. After the war he found himself in transport command and ended...

  • Army 11 videos

    Charles Eagles

    Charles Eagles was in 'S' Company of the 9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry and landed at Gold Beach. His specialism was mine...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    John Curtiss

    Like many men on the Berlin Airlift, Sir John Curtiss had bombed Germany during WWII. In 1948 he found himself in close...

  • Airforce 8 videos

    Terence Kane

    Terence Kane gives an amazing account of his short Fighter career in the RAF. Short because he was on shot down over...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    Paul Farnes

    Paul Farnes is one of the surviving pilots from the Battle of Britain. He was awarded 8 kills and a DFM. We...

  • Airforce 3 videos

    Geoffrey Wellum

    Geoffrey Wellum shares his story about his trip to Malta with no bullets.

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