• Navy 5 videos

    Joan Endersby

    One of the most hilarious interviews I’ve ever recorded. Joan was such a fun lady to spend time with.

  • Navy 14 videos

    Edward Wells

    Ted Wells provides a fascinating and detailed account of his lengthy spell at sea on numerous ships during the Second World War....

  • Navy 5 videos

    Pam Torrens

    Pam Torrens was a special duties Naval linguist based primarily at Abott's Cliff and Ventnor. Trained at Southfields in London, her job...

  • 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 6 videos

    William Sheppard

    William Sheppard provides a detailed and interesting account of his time as a Gunner on the mine sweeper HMS Onyx. 

  • Navy 5 videos

    Betty Dobson

    Betty Dobson provides some wonderful colour to her interview which details her life as a Leading Wren in Donibristle, Scotland.

  • 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...

  • Navy 7 videos

    Jim Dimond

    Jim Dimond joined the Royal Navy in 1942. He had an eventful career which included a torpedo sinking, a stint onboard a...

  • Navy 7 videos

    Joan Field

    Joan Field was a WREN stationed at a very remote signal station overlooking the Firth of Lorne in Scotland. Her job was...

  • 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 12 videos

    Cornelius Snelling

    Cornelius Snelling served on the Black Swan-class sloop HMS Wildgoose. The Wildgoose was one of several ships that took part in the...

  • Navy 7 videos

    Harry Allen

    Harry Allen was a boy sailor when he joined HMS Jamaica. He sailed on the Russian Convoys and recalls the battle with...

  • Navy 11 videos

    James Pitts

    James Pitts provides a fascinating and detailed account of his life as an Fleet Air Arm Air Gunner with 856 Squadron. He...

  • Navy 10 videos

    Charles Chirgwin

    RMS Queen Elizabeth was one of the very first Merchant ships to be fitted with the then highly secretive RADAR [Queen Mary...

  • Civilian 5 videos

    Rodney Newnham

    Rodney Newham lives in the RNBT’s Pembroke House in Gillingham. In the war he worked as a boiler maker in the Chatham...

  • Navy 5 videos

    John Woodward

    John Woodward worked on a Minesweeper during WWII. Operating out of the Thames estuary his skipper was a wily fellow who used...

  • 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...

  • Civilian 8 videos

    Joy Lofthouse

    Joy Lofthouse flew Spitfires with the ATA during WWII. In her interview she shares details about her training, her ambitions in life...

  • Navy 9 videos

    Edward Rogers

    Ted Rogers sailed was an apprentice boy when he set sail with the Merchant navy. On his first voyage a U-boat attack...

  • Airforce 6 videos

    Ken French

    Ken is one of those increasingly rare birds, a Bomber Command Navigator. What makes his story all the more remarkable is that...

  • Navy 8 videos

    Albert Malin

    From loading LCTs on the build up to D Day, to being adrift in the Barents Sea on Convoy RA63, Albert Malin...

  • Navy 12 videos

    Vic Ould

    Vic Ould was a Radar Op on the Destroyer HMS Carron. He provides a very detailed account of the various operations he...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Airforce 11 videos

    Fred Danckwardt

    During World War II, Fred Danckwardt survived 45 Operations with Bomber Command. He then returned to help on the Berlin Airlift. He...

  • Airforce 10 videos

    Jimmy Taylor

    Fantastic interview with Spitfire photo reconnaissance pilot who survives an engine failure over Holland.

  • Navy 8 videos

    Stan Hoare

    Stan Hoare was one of a series of Veterans we interviewed when we visited the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust’s Care Home, Pembroke...

  • Navy 10 videos

    Jack Thomas

    Jack Thomas provides a brilliant account of his service as a Fleet Air Arm pilot with 836 Squadron. He survived numerous crashes...

  • Army 8 videos

    Jean Argles

    Jean Argles worked as a Cipher Operator in the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY). In this fascinating and detailed interview she reflects...

  • Navy 6 videos

    Pete Dunning

    Pete Dunning was a Royal Marines Commando. He provides a fascinating detailed account of his training, service and life after he sustains...

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