FACT's Schools and Learning Programme teamed up with year 4 and 5 students from Holy Cross Catholic Primary School to capture some of the stories of two Atlantic Star Veterans.
Two Atlantic Star Veterans, John and Jack, Visited the school to talk to the children. Animator Anne Wilkins worked with the children to create two animations of their experiences.
Big Ears Day is a humorous tale about 48 hours on look-out.
This project was commissioned by Liverpool City Council as part of the national commemorative events of the Battle of the Atlantic from 14 May - 16 June 2013.
Special thanks to Urban Strawberry Lunch for working with the children on their interview techniques