• Navy 8 videos

    John Edwards

    John Edwards gives a great account of his 5 years as an apprentice in the merchant navy. Witnessing ships sinking all around...

  • Navy 10 videos

    William Jenkins

    William Jenkins gives a hilariously frank account of his service on HMS Emerald and HMS Musketeer. Rude in places with some startling...

  • Navy 10 videos

    Albert Owing

    Albert Owing was a Merchant Seaman who sailed on many Atlantic convoys on RFA British Diligence, SS Fairwater and the Highland Brigade....

  • Navy 10 videos

    Frank Jones

    Frank Jones was a Leading Seaman who gives a great account of his service on HMS Bermuda. She was involved in more...

  • Airforce 5 videos

    Michael Wainwright

    Michael Wainwright is one of the Battle of Britain fighter pilots we filmed with the help of the Roger De Haan trust...

  • Army 12 videos

    George Reynolds

    George Reynolds was captured during the fall of Singapore and sent to work in the copper mines at Kinkaseki in Taiwan. In...

  • Navy 11 videos

    John Roche

    John Roche served on HMS Renown throughout most of the war. He gives a fabulous account of himself and provides a fascinating...

  • 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...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    Lyle Thomson

    Lyle recounts his distinguished career in the RAF from the fifties through to the Falklands. His focus is on his time in...

  • Navy 5 videos

    Gordon Hooton

    Gordon ran away from home and the Navy and the opportunity to travel was a natural calling for him. He provides an...

  • Navy 9 videos

    Alec ‘Ernest’ Kellaway

    Alec Kellaway began his career in the Royal Navy aboard the ill-fated HMS Hood. He is one of the few veterans we've...

  • Army 4 videos

    Tom Cromie

    Tom Cromie was a dispatch rider for the Royal Artillery and on D-Day was lucky to survive the landings...

  • Navy 6 videos

    Vic Bignall

    Vic Bignall joined the Royal Navy and found himself on LCT 2453 for the D-Day landings. Not all landing craft were as...

  • Navy 7 videos

    Ron Smith

    Ron Smith was a Wireman on LCT 947. Despite being quite poorly when we met he provides a fascinating insight to his...

  • Navy 5 videos

    Lewis Trinder

    Joining the Navy on his 18th birthday, Lewis Trinder experienced so much of the war, from navigating the swells of the Atlantic...

  • Navy 6 videos

    Dennis Whitehead

    Dennis Whitehead served on the C-Class Destroyer, HMS Cassandra. It’s hard to determine if it was good or bad luck that was...

  • Army 6 videos

    Alan Davies

    Captain Alan Davies was a tough man to interview and I wasn’t going to argue with him. He served with No.1 Commando...

  • Army 10 videos

    Sir Peter Downward

    Major General Sir Peter Downward spent almost 58 years in uniform. From the Rhine Crossing to the Berlin Airlift, Korea and Aden...

  • Airforce 13 videos

    Bob Brand

    Bob Brand had a remarkable career in aviation. Starting out in the RAF he finds himself on Sunderland Flying Boats and enjoys...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    Ken Weaden

    On the Berlin Airlift, Ken Weaden flew 290 return trips to Gatow based on a shift system which could have started any...

  • Airforce 13 videos

    Guy Eddy

    Having witnessed nuclear testing on Christmas Island it’s remarkable that at the age of 92 Guy Eddy was able to provide us...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    Stan Overend

    Stan Overend always believed he had salt in his veins so he was gutted when he was unable to join the Navy...

  • Army 9 videos

    Brian Hough

    Brian Hough was a National Serviceman who fought in Korea with the Kings Regiment. He gives an outstanding account of his life...

  • Army 8 videos

    George Barnes

    George Barnes had spent his child hood playing around on the harbours and beaches of his native Cornwall. In 1950 he was...

  • Navy 14 videos

    Harry Card

    Harry was a look out on HMS Swift. From his vantage point he witnessed some of the most incredible scenes of WWII.

  • Navy 8 videos

    Alec Penstone

    This is the first of 8 films about Alec Penstone's incredible life as a WWII submarine detector.

  • Navy 9 videos

    Peter Dunstan

    This is the first of 9 films about Peter Dunstan's life as a Royal Marine in WWII. It is an extraordinary account...

  • Army 6 videos

    Gen Sir Mike Jackson

    General Sir Mike gives an overview of his 45 year military career and what a career!

  • Navy 7 videos

    Lord Alan West

    In this film Lord West gives us an overview of his long, illustrious and active career. He has an impressive C.V.

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