Joyce Wilding shares her memories of World War Two

In ABF The Soldiers' Charity's new podcast for General Talk, their host Harry Bucknall talks to Joyce Wilding, veteran of the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) during World War Two.

In a fascinating conversation with Harry, Joyce shares vivid memories of joining the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry as a transmitter hut attendant, and later becoming a SOE driver in Oxfordshire and Essex. Joyce talks about the SOE’s secret and vital work for Britain’s war effort and final victory, her own role in “Churchill’s Secret Army”, and how she and her colleagues always “concentrated on one particular aim: help the agents”.

Joyce also recalls the SOE’s elite comradeship: “It was amazing how quickly you made friends”.

Listen to the podcast and find out more here.

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