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MyStory - A French exchange

MyStory - A French exchange

At the age of 10 Maureen Coyne started to learn French, and fell in love with it, telling her father that she was going to do a degree in French even though she did not know what this meant. At 15, through family connections she got the opportunity to spend five weeks in Normandy on a farm, with a large family. Maureen describes the trials and tribulations she faced during this exciting experience. Sixty years later she is still in touch with the family and the great grandson of the lady she met in Normandy conducted the interview.

THE FRENCH MILITARY GET VERY LUCKY during Suez Crisis

THE FRENCH MILITARY GET VERY LUCKY during Suez Crisis

Lance Corporal Bill Avis was conscripted in 1953 and served 2 years in the Suez Canal zone. However, in 1956 he was called up again and sent back to take part in the Suez Crisis. On his arrival back in the zone he was rather surprised to see what the French military had brought with them...