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Vic Ould was a Radar Op on the Destroyer HMS Carron. He provides a very detailed account of the various operations he is involved in as well as some interesting anecdotes about his duties and his skipper. After escorting the Troop ship Queen Mary into Liverpool [probably the last Convoy Op of the Atlantic] Carron heads to Indonesia where the ship's guns are put to use in some close quarter fighting.

Vic Ould was a Radar Op on the Destroyer HMS Carron. He provides a very detailed account of the various operations he is involved in as well as some interesting anecdotes about his duties and his skipper. After escorting the Troop ship Queen Mary into Liverpool [probably the last Convoy Op of the Atlantic] Carron heads to Indonesia where the ship's guns are put to use in some close quarter fighting.

Civil disobedience. Workers at a shipyard celebrate the christening of a new ship for the navy in 1936. One man refuses to give the Hitler salute.

The German Guy Who Refused To Give A Nazi Salute Was A Badass

Civil disobedience. Workers at a shipyard celebrate the christening of a new ship for the navy in 1936. One man refuses to give the Hitler salute.

The White House and the Defense Department are proposing changes to military retirement benefits.

Largest US employer proposes new retirement plans

Haunting reminder of millions of lives lost in war as artists stencil 9,000 bodies onto Normandy beach to mark Peace Day - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/haunting-reminder-millions-lives-lost-war-artists-stencil-9000-bodies-normandy-beach-mark-peace-day.html

Haunting reminder of millions of lives lost in war as artists stencil 9,000 bodies onto Normandy beach to mark Peace Day - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/haunting-reminder-millions-lives-lost-war-artists-stencil-9000-bodies-normandy-beach-mark-peace-day.html

Military personnel pose in their full ceremonial attire at Wellington Barracks to show what they'll be wearing at the Queen's diamond jubilee

A right Royal bunch: The uniforms you will see at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee are revealed with a show of pomp and pageantry

Military personnel pose in their full ceremonial attire at Wellington Barracks to show what they'll be wearing at the Queen's diamond jubilee

DAVID TIBBS, 94 Medical Officer Captain David Tibbs was serving in the 225th Field Parachute Ambulance, 6th Airborne Division and was tasked to find and treat any paratroopers injured in the drop before moving to the Field Parachute Ambulance's Main Dressing Station which was to be set up in a nearby chateau. Captain Tibbs was awarded the Military Cross for his work clearing the parachute drop zone while under fire. Asked what his most vivid memory of D-Day was he replied: 'It was looking…

In pictures: Veterans recall their roles in the D-Day landings

DAVID TIBBS, 94 Medical Officer Captain David Tibbs was serving in the 225th Field Parachute Ambulance, 6th Airborne Division and was tasked to find and treat any paratroopers injured in the drop before moving to the Field Parachute Ambulance's Main Dressing Station which was to be set up in a nearby chateau. Captain Tibbs was awarded the Military Cross for his work clearing the parachute drop zone while under fire. Asked what his most vivid memory of D-Day was he replied: 'It was looking…

William Walker was the oldest surviving veteran of the Battle of Britain. In March 2012 he gave an amazingly lucid and detailed account of his RAF service. He was 99 at the time.

William Walker was the oldest surviving veteran of the Battle of Britain. In March 2012 he gave an amazingly lucid and detailed account of his RAF service. He was 99 at the time.

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