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Medical Relief in Belsen

Ditching at St Ouen's Bay: Part 3.

I suggested to Rex that in RAF blue we could be mistaken for the Luftwaffe or the German Army Field Grey......

Alfred Beazley-Long

I was first posted to RAF Waterbeach and flew on Stirling Aircraft on1651 Conversion Unit, with P/O...

Read All About It! - Germany - France - Home (part two)

We crossed the Elbe and took thousands of German prisoners and saw the pathetic site of German civilians....

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The War Years

His regiment suffered heavy bombing as it moved into and through Belgium; "We ate our dinner round the...

Your conflicts story

On or about the 28th March 1945 we crossed the river Rhine at a place called Wesel, this town was bombed...

Escape, thoughts and memories of Bill Pledger

He was a member of the British Expeditionary Force and was captured in the Somme area of Belgium in 1940 he...

The lighter side

The German camp Commandant and the senior British Officer appeared the best of friends but it was improper...

Behind Barbed Wire

I took up a white towel and I went out and spoke to them — I speak a little Russian and German...

The Story of Alfred Porsche

When the German army ran out of tanks in 1945, Alfred was assigned to the infantry and sent to the Russian...

A German Airman's Memoirs

As I came down through the air suspended below my parachute, I saw the open parachute of my comrades and...

A moving story

The following are 2 letters that she has written to me describing her nursing work during the beach...

Hilda ,the war is over

By the end of march 1945, a few weeks before the unconditional surrender of the German Armed Forces by...

German PoW pal who found me 50 years latericon for Story with photo

I particularly remember Willy Reuter, whose family ran a toy factory and who made toys for me, and in 1998...

Adventures of Tom Harvell part 2

The French youths were singing the Marseillaise when ahead we saw sitting on a horse drawn cart outside of...

Evacuation of Stalag Luft VI

Carrying all our personal possessions we entrained in cattle trucks at Heydekrug station and taken to the...

HUCKNALL AND NEWTON AERODROMES

The young men of the families were taken away from their parents — I was just sixteen years old at...

Family Friction

He wrote a letter to the authorities, accusing my grandpa of having insulted his beloved...

Letter from Berlin December 1945

Dickens is superb in the art of explaining that Christmas feeling, his tales of old London with Scrooge,...

CSV Kent

Being a naval officer, father led a very cushy life, he lived on a luxury liner which was moored in Danzig...

Wartime Life in the Netherlands

On returning to Amersfoort Father learned that the Dutch had hit their target in Barnevelt, a German HQ....

The Bread Of Life [part one] (Echoes of War P.23)

At the age I am now I might well have found life there and then very depressing, the German cities nothing...

A Tribute To A Belgian War Heroine: Marthe E. Janssen-Leyder.

Marthe Marie Elisabeth Leyder was born on the 9th May 1900 at Arlon in the South East of Belgium. She was...

My Uncle Tom (Royal Artillery) captured at Dunkirkicon for Story with photo

There the Germans kept them locked up in cattle trains in a station alongside ammunition trains... They...

Buchenwald

They claimed that they knew nothing of what had happened in the camp, a Polish Jew informed me, adding,...

For my Father

The camp had until then held Dutch, French, Russian, Serbian and Polish prisoners. Russian prisoners were...

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