‘Voices of Liberation’ has been set up to commemorate more than 100,000 service personnel who died in 1944.

The voices of Second World War veterans and their relatives are being recorded to mark the 75th anniversary of some of the conflict’s most momentous battles. Their stories will be captured for an online sound archive created by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC).

‘Voices of Liberation’ has been set up to commemorate more than 100,000 service personnel who died in 1944. The public will be able to explore and range of recordings and add their own. Among the contributors is 99-year-old Victor Gregg, who served with the Parachute Regiment and was captured by the Nazis at the Battle of Arnhem in 1944.

“I was a frontline soldier from the day war was declared right to the gruesome end,” Mr Gregg explains. (Forces Network News, 25th March 2019)

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