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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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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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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29Nov

Dutch rail company to pay reparations for Second World War deportations

More than 100,000 Jews, 70% of the Dutch Jewish community, did not survive the war.

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25Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - November 24, 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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22Nov

Second World War veterans visit nursery to pass on their knowledge

Brave veterans of the Second World War paid a visit to a nursery to speak to youngsters about their service.

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19Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - November 17, 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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11Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - November 10, 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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8Nov

Victorian street demolished in Second World War is found in Cornwall

A Victorian street has been rediscovered by unsuspecting builders after being demolished during the Second World War.

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8Nov

Soldiers in period costume mark Second World War parade in Moscow

Troops re-enacted a 1941 event organised by Stalin in defiance of Nazi forces which were around the capital.

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8Nov

Decorated Second World War veteran, 98, fighting for life after 'brutal' attack in his Enfield home

A decorated Second World War veteran, 98, is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a "brutal and senseless" attack in his own home.

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4Nov

American-Divisions.com migrated to TracesOfWar.com

Due to its closing on February 1st, 2019, the website American-Divisions.com has been fully migrated to the TracesOfWar.com website. You can find it under 'more information' > 'documents'. The website deals with the history of the American Divisions during World War II. Apart from general information on the American Divisions, this website will be supplemented by After Action Reports (AAR’s) and other official documents.

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4Nov

World War 2 Youtube Series - November 3, 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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