• Army 4 videos

    Bernard Barker

    Bernard Barker served in Korea with the 1st Royal Tank Regiment. Ground conditions were tough on tanks and most of the time...

  • Navy 4 videos

    John Parsler

    John Parslar’s interview is one of a number we have recorded with surviving 41 Commandos.  John was orphaned during the war. Living...

  • Army 14 videos

    Harry Verlander

    Harry Verlander as a Wireless operator for Jedburgh team 'Harold'. After D-Day he parachuted into France as the radio operator of one of...

  • Army 2 videos

    Vic Blake

    Vic Blake served with the B Squadron in the 43rd Wessex Reconnaissance Regiment. Despite being injured, he considers himself a lucky soldier. 

  • Army 1 videos

    Stan Shore

    Stan Shore served as a Trooper in HQ Squadron with the 43rd Reconnaissance Regiment. Before they reached the Normandy beaches, things went...

  • Army 1 videos

    Alan King

    Alan King served with the East Riding Yeomanry as a Radio Operator. He recalls scenes of chaos.

  • Army 2 videos

    Eric Gower

    As part of an armoured regiment Eric Gower found his progression slow going during those initial days of the Normandy invasion.

  • Army 6 videos

    Roy Clarke

    To this day, as he gets ready to go to bed, Roy Clarke is thankful he is not sleeping under a tank.

  • Army 6 videos

    Peter Haughton

    ‘You were a fighting unit and you knew your job and you knew what you had to do’. Being part of a...

  • Army 3 videos

    Jimmy Reynolds

    As a tank driver Jim Reynolds is injured in an attack during D-Day which has a lasting repercussion. 

  • Army 4 videos

    John Bower

    In the close quarters of his tank regiment, John felt an affinity with the other men as they faced enemy fire together.  

  • Army 4 videos

    Ken Turner

    For Ken, the war was something of an adventure. Escaping an unhappy childhood, he joined the Royal Tank regiment and ended up...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Army 6 videos

    Ian Hammerton

    A very interesting interview highlighting some of the difficult tasks Allied troops faced on the D Day landings.  Ian was the commander...

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