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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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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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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3Oct

Mortar from Second World War discovered in couple's field

A bomb disposal squad was sent to a small rural village after a mortar from the Second World War was discovered there.

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3Oct

American filmmaker on the search for Norfolk Second World War veterans

An American filmmaker is on a mission to document as many Second World War veterans as possible before they die. Rishi Sharma has come to the UK from South California in the search of combat veterans to interview. The 20-year-old has spoken to more than 900 veterans across the USA and Canada before bringing his camera to Norfolk.

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1Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - September 29, 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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30Sep

'Trailblazing' female shipbuilders of the Second World War honoured

'Mrs. Martin was one of thousands of women who helped build Canada's naval and merchant vessels during the Second World War — but little is known about them.

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24Sep

World War 2 Youtube Series - September 22, 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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20Sep

'No point living': diary reveals Japan emperor's second world war anguish

Hirohito’s torment over Pacific war revealed in newly released diary written by his chamberlain

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20Sep

Man hears voice of uncle killed in Second World War after lost recordings found on eBay

The nephew of a naval officer who died during one of the great battles of the Second World War has been able to hear his uncle’s voice again after recordings made on British ships turned up on eBay.

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16Sep

World War 2 Youtube Series - September 15, 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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15Sep

Durban World War II hero lauded, dies aged 95

Hillcrest resident Brigadier Albie Gotze, an SA Air Force pilot legend who died last month, received his 12th and final medal.

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15Sep

Luftwaffe bomber remains are discovered on Norfolk beach

The remains of a Luftwaffe bomber from the Second World War have been uncovered on a north Norfolk beach.

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15Sep

World War II veteran skydives, 74 years after flying into Normandy

A World War II veteran has taken his second leap of faith, 74 years after answering the call when he landed at Normandy.

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12Sep

Derelict Second World War camp was great childhood playground

Peter Whyatt is trying to trace photos of former haunt.

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12Sep

‘Lucky’ RAF bomber’s Second World War medals go under the hammer

The heart-warming story of one of the 'luckiest' RAF bomber crews of the Second World War can be told after one of the men's bravery medals was put up for sale.

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11Sep

Britain's last surviving female pilot from WW2 shares memories ahead of turning 101

Britain's last surviving female pilot from World War Two has shared memories of her wartime role ahead of turning 101 next month.

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