second world war

News
30 October 2019

The CWGC wants to create an 'archive of international importance' to mark the anniversary of the Allies' victory

Blog
18 September 2019

Eighty years after the war began, Phil Tomaselli explains how to find out more about your forebear’s service

News
14 May 2019

The British Film Institute has released a pioneering collection of Victorian films to mark Queen Victoria's 200th birthday

News
10 April 2019

The Maritime Archaeology Trust has announced a new project to research the Second World War servicemen who left their names on a wall in Southampton

News
16 January 2019

The Museum of London is appealing for descendants of two of the five brides who wore the dress to get in touch

News
12 October 2018

The database features almost 30,000 items, allowing members of the public to discover the charity's history

News
12 September 2018

Ahead of the anniversary of the City of Benares disaster which killed 77 children, Janet Sacks explains how you can research the stories of overseas evacuees in the Second World War

News
06 September 2018

Plus: Findmypast releases new electoral registers collection; Appeal to identify First World War nurses in newly colourised pictures; Heritage sites open doors in Open Days festival

News
19 April 2018

The IBCC celebrates the service and sacrifice of pilots and support staff of Royal Air Force Bomber Command

News
13 February 2018

Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School worked with local and family historians to discover the identity of Donald James Macbride

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