11Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - November 10, 1939

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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8Nov

Victorian street demolished in Second World War is found in Cornwall

A Victorian street has been rediscovered by unsuspecting builders after being demolished during the Second World War.

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Sep2017

Photo report Airborne Commemoration Wolfheze 2017

The Sunday afternoon in the 'Arnhem weekend' a commemoration is held at the memorial in Wolfheze. It is usually well attended by the veterans of the Glider Pilot Regiment. This year four Glider Pilots and a veteran of the 7th KOSB joined this service.

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Sep2017

Photo Report Race to the Bridge 2017

One of the events on the Saturday of the 'Arnhem weekend' is the Race to the Bridge. A long column of historic vehicles driving from the former Landing Zones at the Telefoonweg in Renkum to the Arnhem Bridge.

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8Nov

Soldiers in period costume mark Second World War parade in Moscow

Troops re-enacted a 1941 event organised by Stalin in defiance of Nazi forces which were around the capital.

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8Nov

Decorated Second World War veteran, 98, fighting for life after 'brutal' attack in his Enfield home

A decorated Second World War veteran, 98, is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a "brutal and senseless" attack in his own home.

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4Nov

American-Divisions.com migrated to TracesOfWar.com

Due to its closing on February 1st, 2019, the website American-Divisions.com has been fully migrated to the TracesOfWar.com website. You can find it under 'more information' > 'documents'. The website deals with the history of the American Divisions during World War II. Apart from general information on the American Divisions, this website will be supplemented by After Action Reports (AAR’s) and other official documents.

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4Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - November 3, 1939

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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31Oct

95-year-old veteran of Second World War honoured in Hillsborough

A 95-year-old Second World war veteran was on hand as a commemorative tree, descended from one at Vimy Ridge in France, was planted in the village of Hillsborough on Wednesday.

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31Oct

Vernon concert remembers music of Second World War

Concert is Nov. 7 at the Schubert Centre. Lest we forget – that is the reason that, 73 years after the end of the Second World War, local entertainers and musicians Sally Evans and Molly Boyd are still performing their musical tribute The Songs of the War Years.

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31Oct

Rare Second World War bomber set for RAF Cosford exhibition

A rare Second World War bomber is being brought back to life, undergoing a restoration at RAF Cosford.

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30Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 27, 1939

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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21Oct

Man finds Second World War air raid shelter under driveway

A man has accidentally unearthed a Second World War air raid shelter under his driveway in Luton.

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21Oct

World War 2: ‘Rich history’ toilet rolls dating back to WW2 go up for auction 

Toilet rolls dating back to the Second World War will go under the hammer today after they were discovered in a dusty box - along with a gas mask.

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21Oct

Record low water levels lead to discovery of World War II bomb in Cologne

Extremely low water levels in the river Rhine in Cologne have exposed a bomb from the Second World war, estimated to weigh between 50 to 125kg.

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21Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 20, 1939

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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14Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 13, 1939

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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10Oct

Second World War bombing raids sent shockwaves to edge of space, study finds

Findings could help reveal mysterious ways that natural disasters affect the Earth’s atmosphere

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10Oct

'Forgotten' female poet of first world war to be honoured at armistice centenary

Mary Borden’s passionate sonnet was addressed to a British soldier with whom she had an affair while running a field hospital at the battle of the Somme.

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10Oct

Police release update after WWII bomb found in farmer's field

Police have released more information after a a Second World War mortar was found in Alford.

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7Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 6, 1939

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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4Oct

WWII uniform and handbook found in Irish charity shop

A World War II uniform found in an Irish charity shop is to be reunited with the family of its owner.

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4Oct

A Dutch painting taken during World War II returns to its rightful place, 73 years later

Displayed in a San Antonio foyer for three years, an artist’s self-portrait remained a mystery until one Canadian veteran’s son started sleuthing.

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4Oct

Second World War Veteran Michael receives the Legion d’Honneur

Since 2014, British D-Day veterans have been receiving France’s highest award of military and civilian merit – the Legion d’Honneur – and now, one man from Huntingdon has received it.

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3Oct

Living Legends ‘paid the ultimate price’: Greenwood museum honours Second World War pilots, builders

GREENWOOD, NS - In a war that left more bomber pilots dead than alive, the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum honoured the Living Legends who returned home recently.

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