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The 16th Battalion Durham Light Infantry 1940-46
- The history, roll of honour, gallantry awards, eyewitness memories, photographs and documents, the Battle of Sedjenane, prisoners of war, and resources and links.
1940: The Secret War at Shingle Street
- What really happened at Shingle Street near Bawdsey, Suffolk. Story about the secret landing of Germans in UK.
7th Loyals/92nd Light Anti Aircraft Regiment
- History of British artillery regiment, World War Two.
Aux Unit News - Auxiliary Units in the UK 1940-44
- Record of the Auxiliary Units 1940 - 44, Britain's secret resistance organisation which was formed to fight behind the lines in the event of a Nazi invasion.
The Bevin Boys Association
- Remembering those conscripted to work in the coal mines during World War II.
The Communications Flight
- The story of the contribution to the British war effort of the battle for RAF Station Habbaniya, Iraq, in May 1941.
Dan's World War II Travels and Sites of Interest
- The role that Devon County played during the war including photographed documentation.
Docklands and the Blitz
- The story of the effects of the Blitz on the people of London through photographs and narratives.
Island Farm German POW Camp Bridgend
- History of the German POW camp in Bridgend, South Wales, from which the largest number of POWs ever to escape a British run camp escaped in March 1945.
The Little Nurse, by Marjorie Penn
- The personal memoir of a nurse in WWII England, surviving the Blitz and treating the victims of the bombing. Provides a unique view of the war on the 'home front'.
Register of Essex-related dead of World War II
- An online registry of British, Commonwealth, Allied and Axis people connected to the English county of Essex and whose death was attributable to World War Two. Also includes notes about Essex County during the war.
Second World War Memoirs of Joe Brown
- An online book of an army career from a lowly private to a staff officer in the British Army of the Rhine.
Sid's War - The Story of an Argyll at War
- The story of Sid Martindale including gallery, medals, message board and links.
SNAG 56 / Naval Base Hospital No. 12
- Historical information on SNAG 56/Naval Base Hospital #12 established to care for Normandy invasion casualties. Photos, history extract and references.
- Photos, links and information on the British Expeditionary Forces, Vimy Ridge, Dunkirk and North Africa from the perspective of an Oxfordshire soldier. Also includes a discussion of army cooking and recipes.
- Maps, photographs, and articles about wartime (1939 to 1945) Leicestershire, including before and after Blitz pictures.
World War II, a British Focus
- Features a British focus on World War II memories and diaries. Links to other WWII sites.
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