Just druid have produced a unique DVD to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War
- two seperate true stories of ordinary British citizens-
an officer and a staff nurse- who both gave their lives for their country and a third film on the work of SSAFA, who helped one million people in the Great War
Its Called Lives of Passchendaele - where 500,000 troops died in just three months in the worst battle conditions of the entire war.
Cost includes Commemorative Case, secure Post and Packaging and message from Lt General Jonathon Riley CB DSO on the sacrifice that men and women made 100 years ago to maintain our freedom and the help that SSAFA and other organisations, do what they can to repay that sacrifice and to do so, deserve our support.
Please Note that £1.00 of each sale will go to SAAFA. The Armed Forces Charity. (Registered Charity No. 210760 Registered Charity (Scotland) No SCO38056) and the Republic of Ireland (20006082)
Just druid is a Not for Profit organisation and is managing this on SAAFA’s behalf.
More about the three short films -
Futility - Featuring 2nd Lt Glyn Morgan’s nightmare at the Battle of Paschendaele as he writes a letter to his Dad, the night before going “over the top”. Features poetry by leading war poet Winfred Owen with narration of the battle by Lt General Jonathon Riley CB DSO. Other letters written by Glyn’s comrades in the trenches, are read by veterans of Bosnia, Iraq and Afganistan.
2. Angel of Passchendaele - The story of Nellie Spindler, a staff nurse who was tragically killed tending to the wounded. Remarkable new information has come to light, which is included in the film. Nellie was buried with full military honours and is the only woman buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, alongside the graves of 10,700 soldiers.
3. An overview of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, and the help they give to servicemen and women, (regulars and reserves), veterans and their families. Established in 1885, this unique tri-service military charity continues to provide highly personalised, practical, emotional and financial support to those who need it most, treating all they help with dignity, whilst maintaining their independence.