2Sep

Reunion for the hidden Bletchley Park heroines who helped break Hitler code

Almost 100 codebreakers will gather at Bletchley Park today to celebrate the role that breaking Nazi and Japanese codes played in securing victory in the Second World War. Alan Turing, Gordon Welchman and Bill Tutte are famed for unravelling Hitlerís messages, but the thousands of staff who laboured night and day received little recognition.

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2Sep

Russia celebrates the Day Second World War ended

Day the Second World War ended is celebrated today in Russia.

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2Sep

Navy divers blow up Second World War German bomb after it got caught up in nets put out by fishermen

This dramatic footage shows the moment Royal Navy bomb disposal experts blow up a Second World War German bomb.

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2Sep

British Second World War veteran sets scuba diving record at age of 95

A 95-year-old British veteran of the Second World War broke his own record on Saturday as the world's oldest scuba diver after taking the plunge to explore a shipwreck off Cyprus.

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2Sep

WW2 - September 1 1939 - The Polish German War

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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31Aug

Outrage as Glasgow war memorial torched in suspected petrol bomb attack

The new tribute in Dennistoun to those who gave their lives in the First and Second World War was targeted overnight.

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31Aug

Special service in Nuneaton to honour fallen airmen of all nations

Airmen who lost their lives whilst serving at Nuneatonís two wartime airfields will be remembered during a special service on Battle of Britain Sunday.

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31Aug

Manchester bomb alert: Homes evacuated after Second World War grenade found in Stockport

Police were called to homes on the edge of Manchester today after a Second World War grenade was unearthed.

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29Aug

Newly-released files show UK ignored rise of anti-Semitism in Second World War

National Archive documents show British politicians blamed Jews for the rise of hatred and failed to act to stop it

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29Aug

World War II air raid shelter cafe gets urgent protection

Brisbane City Council urgently protected two potential heritage properties from development, including a private air raid shelter that was converted into a cafe.

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28Aug

WW2 Wellington Bomber Being Restored To Former Glory

Work is continuing on one of just two surviving Vickers Wellington bombers from the Second World War.

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28Aug

Lost WWII warplane found entombed in glacier

Engineers plan to recover the P-38, buried under 300 feet of ice, during an expedition next summer.

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27Aug

Researching S.I.R. interrogation reports enemy POWs

Currently we're researching the southern end of Operation Market Garden. Part of that research is going through the interrogation reports of German prisoners of war in the National Archives in Kew. They are part of the WO 208 Prisoners of War section. There is a bit of a problem with those. There those not seems to be an index for them, or a logical order. They aren't sorted by date or any thing else.

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27Aug

Second World War bomb defused in Germany, 18,500 evacuated before the operation

Ludwigshafen citizens were ordered to leave their homes as a precaution ahead of the defusing operation.

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26Aug

Jewish Heirs Take On an Art Foundation That Rights Nazi Wrongs

The German Lost Art Foundation tries to return art looted during World War II, but a family is challenging its ruling about works by Egon Schiele.

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25Aug

Sacramento World War II Hero Returning To France For Honors

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) ó His bomber went down near Germany in World War II. He not only lived to tell the story but now heís being honored in France 75 years later.

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24Aug

Buried Second World War explosives complicate attempts to tackle German fire

Efforts to extinguish a wildfire the size of 500 football pitches in Germany have been complicated by Second World War ammunition found buried in the area.

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21Aug

France awarding a special medal to veterans of the Second World War

Canadian veterans of the 1944 campaign to liberate France may be eligible to receive the National Order of the Legion of Honour.

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21Aug

Etchings discovered on north-east tree believed to have been written during Second World War

Etchings discovered on a tree in the north-east of Scotland are believed to have been written during the Second World War.

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21Aug

Bomb disposal unit called to Somerset beach

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called to detonate the explosive

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19Aug

Government to investigate fresh claims of plundering of Second World War shipwrecks in Asia

An investigation is being launched into claims that up to 10 British Second World War wrecks in Asia have been plundered for scrap metal.

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17Aug

Japan must do more for Second World War 'comfort women': UN experts

Historians say up to 200,000 women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II

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16Aug

Second World War Bomber Coming To London

A piece of history from the Second World War flies into London Thursday.

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