Our interview with a WW2 veteran (Jack Robertson Millin) By Lola

Today,Thursday 15th February,a veteran from WW2(Jack Millin ) come to Year 6 to talk about his experience in the war. Jack left school by the age of 14 to train for war and volunteered as aircrew in the Royal Air Force at the age of 18. He trained as an Air Gunner and served in the 12 squadron South African Air Force Italy. Jack flew in a twin engine American B26 Martin Marauder Medium bomber while in the war. He showed some photos and showed us his medals from the war.We asked him some questions and here are some answers: he didn’t get injured which is very lucky,he had to eat ration rood,he was in the war for 3 years,he has no horrible flash backs but every time he hears a bang he thinks it’s a bomb from his experience,he did not see anything he did not want to see,the best part about the war was his crew and he still has friends from the war. He also told us a quote: ‘Life is to live and help others.’ It was a pleasure for Jack to come in Year6 and tell us about his life in war.

Lola.

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