South African NCO served with South African Corps of Signals, 1st South African Div account of winning Military Medal for keeping lines open during Axis attack on Gazala Line, Libya, 5/1942
REEL 1 Account of winning Military Medal for keeping lines open during Axis attack on Gazala Line, Libya, 26/5/1942: introduction by correspondent Bruce Anderson; role repairing lines between a battery headquarters and anti-aircraft guns, 26/5/1942; further repairs to line, 27/5/1942.
Over two million American servicemen passed through Britain during the Second World War. In 1944, at the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). Their job was to man and maintain the vast fleets of aircraft needed to attack German cities and industry.