April 11, 2017

12 Claude Reynolds 2 - WW2 Lancaster veteran interview

12  Claude Reynolds 2 - WW2 Lancaster veteran interview

A second interview with WW2 RAF Lancaster veteran Claude Reynolds.


A privileged opportunity to hear 95 year old Flight Sergeant Claude Reynolds' WW2 memories, sometimes frightening, often fascinating, frequently funny!

More about Claude’s WWII flying action plus the trouble he got into in the Home Guard.

What Claude did after the war in his home town of Wymondham in Norfolk, England.

This is the second interview with Claude - Recommended that you consider listening to episode 5 first. 

More great unpublished history - of the Second World War.
 

Below: Claude in contemplative mood at home as he recalls the best and worst memories of his time in the RAF during WW2. 

Claude Reynolds 2016, WW2 interview

 

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Transcript

"The first five and the last five missions were the worst"

 

 

The historic, award-winning station at Wymondham, Nofolk, England, where Claude lives. Claude worked on the local railways throughout his career after the war. Tourist information on historic market town Wymondham.

Names of some of Claude's crew members:

John Barrie

Ted Reynolds

Leonard Smart (Australian)

Perry - Bomb aimer

 

 

Claude Reynolds

Lancaster Rear Gunner. Norfolk UK. RIP.