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Journey into the Unknown - Part 48

These must have been taken from the Lagerfuhrer's headquarters after they had fled, One sentry had only...

Natural Mug Cleaner - Urine!

John Wilson had been a POW at Stalag Luft 6 and in the Last Escape(1945) westwards at the end of the war...

Escape from Berlin

In 1944 my wife who was born in Germany was posted to Berlin on tram service as a conductress whilst...

Twins in Tanks

In 1942 we transferred to the Royal West Kent Regiment and were moved to Catterick to train in Churchill...

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George Rayner was a wireless operator during the war. George Rayner R.I.P....

Escape from Luckenwalde

On the night of 6th August 1941 I was shot down homeward bound by a night fighter at Heeze, Holland as...

A Remarkable Coincidence: Cologne 1946

In late 1946 I was walking along the embankment of the river Rhine in the much bombed city of Cologne......

POW 1940-45, captured Calais 1940

My father, Frank Waller, was the eldest of five children and was a rifleman in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps,...

Europe after the War

Cologne Cathedral was heavily damaged - but there on the altar was the Reliquery of the Three Kings,...

Alan's Story

I remember being shot in the groin area by a German during an attack... I was taken to a German farmhouse...

Driving to Spandau

I went into the Army just after the war, I was in the Duke of Wellington's and stationed in Berlin......

Flensburg, Christmas 1945icon for Story with photo

Worse than hell at times So many don't realise Spending a well-earned penny Friends together A real...

On the Run

Sleeping on makeshift bedding, on the floor in railway stations, church halls, schools... I remember as...

Blown Up on Hindenburg Bridge

Hi i'm writing about a story that my nan recently told me about her brother. she told me that her...

Hamilton Cowan and Von Ribbentrop

In 1938 as a16 year old golf enthusiast I was asked to caddy for a gentleman at scrabo golf club...

More Things Remembered

I watched the 'Holocaust Memorial Day' programme... These poor souls looked pathetic in their...

Escape

My Great uncle George was caputured many times during the war and most of them were nere an occupied German...

Memories of Rifleman Dennis Roberts Stevens

DRS was in the 9th Btn B Coy 12th Platoon Cameronians who lost his life 25th March 1945 after the Rhine...

Bergen Belsen

He also stood guard over the German soldiers and indeed the camp commandants, Irma Griese and Kramer, I...

Beetle Plague

We were told that it was the Americans that had caused this plague, that they had dropped the beetles in a...

A Yorkshireman in Belsen

My Mum's cousin, George, was one of the youngest tank commanders in the British army in the 2nd world...

Germany 1939

My bedroom window in the hotel overlooked Hitler's house, the Berghof... These were billeted in the...

My Grandpa

As he opened his parachute, the upward force caused his shoes to fall off, so when he landed, the Germans...

Service in the RASC 1940-46 (part 2 of 3)

Our first job was to get the troops over the Rhine. If the lorry broke down, you had to just cast it...

60th Anniversary: Bombing of Dresden

The planes would come in from the west at an angle, so as to run up along the valley to destroy our...

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