Play

00:00

/

00:00

Full screen
Video quality

Low 0 MB

High 0 MB

HD 0 MB

Captions
Volume
Volume

Memories of Service 2 - Tom Beale Web (Full Length) – 2016 Documentary War

Memories of Service 2 - Tom Beale

Web (Full Length) – 2016 Documentary War

16444.wide.key.jpg
Title mask left comp
Title mask right comp
Start video player
So Ike and I hit this slit trench. I can still remember him huddled up, a little fellow, nice little guy he was, and he was shaking. And I suddenly realised I was shaking with him too.
– Tom Beale
Around about three o’clock in the afternoon I heard the bands going and around the corner came Americans coming off the ship. That was the first intake in this area. And alongside them were all these girls, running alongside them, and I thought I’ve got to get into a uniform.
– Tom Beale
But the carnage out there…when these Japs were diving and missing and going into the water and cartwheeling and everything. And the next day the bodies and stuff that floated up was terrible...
– Tom Beale