Gwilym Jones says, "Choosing my most memorable wartime experience is, to me, like attempting to select the most palatable strawberry in a basket. . . . I accumulated many memories some were precious, some were unforgettable, others I would much rather forget."
Here you will read about how it felt to liberate Holland, to entertain the troops, to be torpedoed, to thread your way through a minefield, to lose your best friend in an instant. You will read about the D-Day Landing at Juno Beach, the Italian Campaign, the Korean War. You will follow an RAF pilot as he is shot down, taken prisoner, and then exercising considerable ingenuity attempts to escape six times! All of these veterans are members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 258 Living History Speakers Bureau, an organization whose primary objective is to ensure that today s history students become aware of, and take pride in, their Canadian heritage.