31Oct

Vernon concert remembers music of Second World War

Concert is Nov. 7 at the Schubert Centre. Lest we forget – that is the reason that, 73 years after the end of the Second World War, local entertainers and musicians Sally Evans and Molly Boyd are still performing their musical tribute The Songs of the War Years.

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31Oct

Rare Second World War bomber set for RAF Cosford exhibition

A rare Second World War bomber is being brought back to life, undergoing a restoration at RAF Cosford.

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30Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 27, 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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21Oct

Man finds Second World War air raid shelter under driveway

A man has accidentally unearthed a Second World War air raid shelter under his driveway in Luton.

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21Oct

World War 2: ‘Rich history’ toilet rolls dating back to WW2 go up for auction 

Toilet rolls dating back to the Second World War will go under the hammer today after they were discovered in a dusty box - along with a gas mask.

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21Oct

Record low water levels lead to discovery of World War II bomb in Cologne

Extremely low water levels in the river Rhine in Cologne have exposed a bomb from the Second World war, estimated to weigh between 50 to 125kg.

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21Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 20, 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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14Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 13, 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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10Oct

Second World War bombing raids sent shockwaves to edge of space, study finds

Findings could help reveal mysterious ways that natural disasters affect the Earth’s atmosphere

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10Oct

'Forgotten' female poet of first world war to be honoured at armistice centenary

Mary Borden’s passionate sonnet was addressed to a British soldier with whom she had an affair while running a field hospital at the battle of the Somme.

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10Oct

Police release update after WWII bomb found in farmer's field

Police have released more information after a a Second World War mortar was found in Alford.

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7Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - October 6, 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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4Oct

WWII uniform and handbook found in Irish charity shop

A World War II uniform found in an Irish charity shop is to be reunited with the family of its owner.

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4Oct

A Dutch painting taken during World War II returns to its rightful place, 73 years later

Displayed in a San Antonio foyer for three years, an artist’s self-portrait remained a mystery until one Canadian veteran’s son started sleuthing.

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4Oct

Second World War Veteran Michael receives the Legion d’Honneur

Since 2014, British D-Day veterans have been receiving France’s highest award of military and civilian merit – the Legion d’Honneur – and now, one man from Huntingdon has received it.

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3Oct

Living Legends ‘paid the ultimate price’: Greenwood museum honours Second World War pilots, builders

GREENWOOD, NS - In a war that left more bomber pilots dead than alive, the Greenwood Military Aviation Museum honoured the Living Legends who returned home recently.

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3Oct

Mortar from Second World War discovered in couple's field

A bomb disposal squad was sent to a small rural village after a mortar from the Second World War was discovered there.

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3Oct

American filmmaker on the search for Norfolk Second World War veterans

An American filmmaker is on a mission to document as many Second World War veterans as possible before they die. Rishi Sharma has come to the UK from South California in the search of combat veterans to interview. The 20-year-old has spoken to more than 900 veterans across the USA and Canada before bringing his camera to Norfolk.

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1Oct

World War 2 Youtube Series - September 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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30Sep

'Trailblazing' female shipbuilders of the Second World War honoured

'Mrs. Martin was one of thousands of women who helped build Canada's naval and merchant vessels during the Second World War — but little is known about them.

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24Sep

World War 2 Youtube Series - September 22, 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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20Sep

'No point living': diary reveals Japan emperor's second world war anguish

Hirohito’s torment over Pacific war revealed in newly released diary written by his chamberlain

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20Sep

Man hears voice of uncle killed in Second World War after lost recordings found on eBay

The nephew of a naval officer who died during one of the great battles of the Second World War has been able to hear his uncle’s voice again after recordings made on British ships turned up on eBay.

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