Carolyn Phillips – a child POW of the Japanese

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Dave Lovell, Chair of Trustees, The Online Memorial and Museum of Prisoners of War. 06/09/2023 Interview with a child prisoner held by the Japanese during WWII. Can I have your full name and date of birth? I am Carolyn Agnes Carson Phillips,…

Personal research services

Researchers typically expect to be paid a fee for their time and knowledge and to cover the costs of associated expenses. Fees vary according to the provider and the complexity of the work required to help you. There are many military researchers…

Seminars, Conferences and Tours

In the period pre-dating the establishment of a registered charity, Philip Baker organised a number of seminars, conferences and tours The activities that have been organised in the past are Lamsdorf tours and POW Days. The 75th anniversary…

Ivan Douglas McPherson’s #34461 Long March notebook transcript

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Ivan McPherson # 34461 kept brief notes of his long march in a notebook January 22nd: Cosel Hafen left 4.30pm. 23rd: Reached Gros Naukirch now Polska Cerekiew, Poland at 5am, Left at 8pm. 24th: Reached Gros Nimsdorf, now Naczeslawice,…

Jack Emeny’s wartime story (1938 to 1946)

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Jack Emeny's story by his son Kenneth My Dad was born at 45, Manderville Street, Darnall, Sheffield, England on the 26th April 1921, to Louise William Samuel Emeny and his wife Kate Eliza (nee Bagshaw), who were married on the 9th of March…

Thomas Horrocks Houston’s war diary

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Thomas kept a near daily account of his early and last days as a Prisoner of War. Thomas Houston's Diary Part 1 – The War Years 1940 To1941 Thomas Houston's Diary Part 2 1944 To 1945  

The Green Howards

They came from the moors, the hills and the dales, From small country towns, from woods and from vales; The best lads in Yorkshire, each one worth renown, But the finest of all came from our fishing town. Who are these lads whom no men can…

The Handbook of Modern Irregular Warfare

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The Handbook of Modern Irregular Warfare was a confidential document Escape No Longer A Sport

Just Another Country Boy and an unwilling guest of Hitler

Just Another Country Boy and an unwilling guest of Hitler describes the life of Ken Latheron. It was compiled and edited by Julia Stephen. Just Another Country Boy And An Unwilling Guest Of Hitler