Rodney Legg tells how wartime reminiscing enabled him to re-write the story of one of the most famous disasters of the Second World War and claim it for Dorset.
Rare colour film of the invasion forces, many of whom embarked from Weymouth and Portland,
Whilst clearing out a friend’s house in Bournemouth following her death, Robert Mott found a letter by Betty Marston, who served in the RAF as an armoury truck driver. The letter is a fascinating account of the D-Day landings.
It’s 67 years since the Japanese captured Singapore – and one of their captives was former Daily Echo print room worker Jack Cresswell. His journal recalls life in Japanese PoW camp after the fall of Singapore.
This Web Site is about the men of Frome, a small market town on the eastern side of Somerset, who died during the Great War and World War Two.