Videos tagged with Training

Life as a Bare Knuckle Boxer

Life as a Bare Knuckle Boxer

Fredrick Keeley talks about his life as a Bare-Knuckle boxer traveling around with fairs, carnivals and Gypsies fighting to earn his way

WW2 Experiences in Lewisham and the differences in pre and post war life

WW2 Experiences in Lewisham and the differences in pre and post war life

In the second part of his interview, John Deal speaks of how him and his wife Reenee met in the aftermath of the Second World War when they were both training to be teachers. John worked as an aircraft fitter throughout WW2 but never left the country. He witnessed a lot of destruction in the Lewisham area due to fires and bombing... John recounts one particular incident when a dormant incediary bomb fell through the roof of his house onto his parents' bed whilst they were there! Carrying on from his first interview, John explains in more detail the differences he has encountered in society and everyday life before, during and after the war...

Serving in the RAF during World War II

Serving in the RAF during World War II

John Penva talks about his time serving in the RAF as a rear gunner of a Wellington Bomber during the Second World War.

NEAR MISS CRASH IN TIGER MOTH

NEAR MISS CRASH IN TIGER MOTH

former British Army officer John Elliott talks about learning to fly a Tiger Moth aircraft and a near fatal crash.