Thomas was a young lad in the RAF when he was shot down after dropping supplies to the Norwiegen underground in World War II. His plane, Halifax NA337, made a ditching attempt on Lake Mjosa in Norway where five of his fellow crewmen died in the crash.. Seconds after the crash, he woke up underwater.
In 1934, Dobson was a teenager living on a farm in Cobden, Ontario. Securing a job with the local highway project, he was a man who experienced something so rare and dangerous, it defies the imagination.
In 1917, the people of Halifax watch from shore as two ships collided, As fire began to spread, Peggy was in her grade 2 class when the sound of the largest man made explosion known to man shattered the harbour.
Mack was a Canadian in World War I flying different aircraft in highly volatile situations. LIsten to his incredible story how he crashed his plane in a field full of large shell holes
In 1916, the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa burned to the ground. Inside the building was the Speaker of the House and his family, living in a small apartment. This is a riveting eye witness account from inside the building as the family tried to escape with their lives,
On board the HMCS Athabascan in World War II when they were struct by two torpedoes in the English Channel. Burt tells the story of being blown out of the crows nest into the sea water and being covered in bunker oil.