TheĀ  Friends’ Oral History Archive covers the period 1930-1970. It contains accounts of the Spanish Civil War; the Evacuation; Gibraltar during the Second World War; Gibraltar’s ‘Secret War’; the emergence of the Cold War era and Gibraltar’s long path from Colony to self-determining British Overseas Territory.

It contains over 90 interviews spanning this entire period. The full archive which as well as the interviews contains personal papers and photographs is available at The Garrison Library Gibraltar, and the Imperial War Museum.


Click on the link below to access the Archive Index. This document is a reference and a guide to the interviews, indicating subject matter covered in each interview. The interviews for this online version of The Archive are highlighted in yellow.