second world war

News
07 May 2020

To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the Postal Museum has launched an online memorial to GPO employees who died in both World Wars

News
05 May 2020

The stories of 48 former Second World War prisoners have been told to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the war

News
30 April 2020

Ancestry is offering free access to millions of UK records to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe

Blog
15 April 2020

As we cope with the coronavirus pandemic, Jonathan Scott picks the best websites to help us take inspiration from our ancestors' Blitz spirit

News
25 February 2020

Margaret Raven was reunited with the romantic letters from her late husband after an appeal on our website

News
07 February 2020

The National Archives series AIR 27, including records of the Battle of Britain, is now available to search on TheGenealogist

News
18 December 2019

A Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine reader is seeking the family of Robert and Margaret Raven to return their love letters

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

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