10Apr

Wreck of first Japanese battleship lost in Second World War found off Solomon Islands

US researchers have discovered the wreck of the Imperial Japanese Navy warship Hiei, the first Japanese battleship lost in the Second World War, off the Solomon Islands.

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1Apr

World War 2 Youtube Series - March 30, 1940

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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26Mar

Fort Worth’s last member of elite black Tuskegee Airmen dies at 96

Fort Worth resident Robert T McDaniel, member of the Tuskegee Airmen World War II pilot and ground forces group, died. He was in the military at a time when it was segregated and attended Obama’s inauguration.

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25Mar

World War 2 Youtube Series - March 23, 1940

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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21Mar

World War 2 Youtube Series - March 16, 1940

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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20Mar

Polish airmen fought for the freedom of others

On TracesOfWar.com we recently reviewed the book The Polish 'Few', which was published by Pen & Sword. It's about Polish airmen in the Battle of Britain. We asked the author Peter Sikora some questions by e-mail.

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10Mar

World War 2 Youtube Series - March 9, 1940

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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6Mar

"The role of the Dutch Resistance in the war is totally under-estimated"

Recently the book The Dutch Reistance Revealed was published by the Britisch publisher Pen & Sword. TracesOfWar-contributor Wijand de Gelder reviewed the book and asked the writer, Jos Scharrer, some questions by e-mail.

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4Mar

World War 2 Youtube Series - March 2, 1940

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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26Feb

World War 2 Youtube Series - February 23, 1940

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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18Feb

Last survivor of the real-life World War Two 'Great Escape' dies aged 99

Airman Richard Churchill was one of 76 men who escaped Nazi prisoner of war camp, Stalag Luft III, by digging and crawling through tiny tunnels in 1944

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7Feb

World War 2 Youtube Series - February 2, 1940

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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29Jan

Travel the Liberation Route with Rough Guides

To commemorate the 75th anniversary in 2019– 2020 of the liberation of Europe and the end of WWII, Rough Guides and Liberation Route Europe Foundation are cooperating to produce a new inspirational companion guide to the locations, destinations and points of interest that link the advance of the Western Allied Forces from 1943 to the end of the war. This guide provides an evocative and engaging account of the liberation of Europe through the locations that shaped it, in 9 countries: the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany.

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27Jan

World War 2 Youtube Series - January 26, 1940

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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20Jan

Funeral a reminder to 'confront racism'

UK Chief Rabbi warns of rising anti-Semitism as the remains of six Auschwitz victims were buried.

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20Jan

World War 2 Youtube Series - January 19, 1940

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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13Jan

World War 2 Youtube Series - January 12, 1940

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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5Jan

World War 2 Youtube Series - January 5, 1940

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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2Jan

World War 2 Youtube Series - December 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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17Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - December 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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9Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - December 8, 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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1Dec

World War 2 Youtube Series - December 1, 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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29Nov

Second World War veteran and refugees campaigner dies aged 95

Harry Leslie Smith saw active service in Second World War with Britain's Royal Air Force

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