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Second World War comes alive online

Reminisces from Second World War veterans are being collected for a new interactive online map.

And Falklands War veteran Tony Banks hopes the website will become a permanent collection that can be used by families and academics to listen to unique service stories.

Videos uploaded to the site are tagged and placed on the map according to the location discussed in the memory, allowing people searching for information on a particular region or battle to find all the relevant videos bunched together.

Mr Banks, who now runs Balhousie Care Group in Scotland, took part in the Channel 4 television series The Secret Millionaire in 2009.

He has funded the online project after listening to the stories of men and women who live in his care homes.

 

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