The Seaman Who Gave The Postscript 1941

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Item title reads - The seaman who gave the postscript.

Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

M/S as merchant seaman Frank Laskier walks on with a stick, C/U of his badge. He talks about the postscript he gave on the B.B.C. recounting the time his friends were killed and he was...



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  • This is absolutely fantastic, he was actually my great (great) uncle, who my nan mentioned when I joined the merchant navy myself a few years ago! Amazing what a quick google search can discover.

    Dan_90 6th Sep 2013

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