VE75: The Medals on Grandad’s Chest

May 08, 10:05 AM
The Antiques Roadshow’s arms and militaria expert, Mark Smith, talks us through the medals of the Second World War. Follow along and view pictures of the medals Mark discusses here: 

Mark says: “The guys and girls that you see wearing medals over VE Day went through some rough times. The more you understand about the medals the more you can see how rough those times may have been. Their story is on their chest because their medals will tell you where they were.”