Paul Cheall

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Norfolk, England  ·  Bringing Dad's war memoirs alive in pictures and sound. He was at Dunkirk, Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Germany. Visit the web site for loads more.
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75th anniversary of the battle of Wadi Akarit 6 April 1943. “Advancing at a steady walking pace towards our objective on the flat plain, we had gone about one mile when the enemy let us know he was expecting us.  Shells began to fall amongst and our lads began to fall, wounded, killed, at times blown to smithereens. Pal Arthur Oxley was killed and I still have his cap badge.” Bill Cheall 6 Green Howards. Hear more at  http://fightingthroughpodcast.co.uk/2-wadi-akarit/4594234533

75th anniversary of the battle of Wadi Akarit 6 April 1943. “Advancing at a steady walking pace towards our objective on the flat plain, we had gone about one mile when the enemy let us know he was expecting us. Shells began to fall amongst and our lads began to fall, wounded, killed, at times blown to smithereens. Pal Arthur Oxley was killed and I still have his cap badge.” Bill Cheall 6 Green Howards. Hear more at http://fightingthroughpodcast.co.uk/2-wadi-akarit/4594234533

Fighting Through Podcast WW2 Dunkirk and D-Day WWII

Fighting Through Podcast WW2 Dunkirk and D-Day WWII

Top of the Blackpool Tower

View topic - This is our real history - pics of Blackpool

Colourised version of Bill in Duisberg, 1945. See the website to hear or read the story behind the photo

Colourised version of Bill in Duisberg, 1945. See the website to hear or read the story behind the photo

Liberty Ships. They carried hope, men and materials through U-boat wolf packs  to Europe during WW2.  Many rest on the bottom of the North Atlantic with their heroic crews. May these unsung heroes rest in peace..

They carried hope, men and materials through U-boat wolf packs to Europe during Many rest on the bottom of the North Atlantic with their heroic crews. May these unsung heroes rest in peace.

https://flic.kr/p/bEeCR9 | Members of 298 Field Ambulance Company, Royal Army Medical Corps, Grasmere, 18 November 1943. IWM

H Members of 298 Field Ambulance Company Royal Army Medical Corps demonstrate a method of carrying a stretcher case across a river using a rope bridge at Grasmere in the Lake District 18 November 1943

Bill Cheall in 1st East Lancs regimental police at a sports day in Duisburg, Germany, October 1945

Bill Cheall in East Lancs regimental police at a sports day in Duisburg, Germany, October 1945

BRITISH ARMY - Private, East Lancashire Regiment. My Dad was posted to Germany around the time of VE day and policed the local population as Corporal in charge of Regimental Police. Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Duisburg ... more.

My Dad was posted to Germany around the time of VE day and policed the local population as Corporal in charge of Regimental Police.

Reginald Dixon playing the mighty Wurlitzer in the Tower Ballroom Blackpool, Lancashire

reginald_dixon playing the mighty Wurlitzer in the Tower Ballroom Blackpool

An expectant audience awaits the beginning of the show at the Blackpool Tower Circus in August 2012 - Photo M. L.

An expectant audience awaits the beginning of the show at the Blackpool Tower Circus in August 2012 - Photo M.

Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings 9-10 July 1943: Instructions being signalled to waiting landing craft by semaphore at dawn of the opening day of the invasion of Sicily. One is LCI (L) 124 the other is an unidentified LCT.

Operation Husky: The Sicily Landings July Instructions being signalled to waiting landing craft by semaphore at dawn of the opening day of the invasion of Sicily. One is LCI (L) 124 the other is an unidentified LCT.

Vintage Clivia plant - belonged to a friend's Grandmother and still producing!

Vintage Clivia plant - belonged to a friend's Grandmother and still producing!