Twentieth Century World War Ii in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Twentieth Century World War Ii

1940: The Secret War at Shingle Street

Presents the evidence behind the story of a failed German invasion on the Suffolk coast in 1940; includes the story, witness accounts, articles, and other resources.

ATS Remembered

Provides a wide range of resources and materials, covering the history of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (forerunner of the Women's Royal Army Corps).

Aux Unit News - Auxiliary Units in the UK 1940-44

A collection of resources on the history of resistance units set up in secret, in preparation for an expected German invasion and occupation.

Bawdsey Radar -

A project to restore one of the radar transmitter towers that defended the country in the Second World War, and create an exhibition, educational facility and visitor attraction. Includes a history, oral history resources, opening times, news, progress, and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/bawdsey.radar bawdseyradar

BBC WW2 People's War: VJ Day

Recounts the events of 15 August 1945 when Japan surrendered to the Allies.

Britain at War

Offers a wide ranging collection of World War II stories and regimental photo’s from ex-servicemen.

The Burma Campaign Society -

Established as a bilateral forum for the non-recriminatory discussion of Britain and Japan's encounter during the Second World War, especially as relates to Burma. Includes details of events,. https://www.facebook.com/groups/burmacampaignsociety/about/

Kennet Valley at War Trust

Uses the information, artefacts and displays in it's care to help educate all age groups and nationalities on the history of the area during the Second World War.

The Little Nurse

This short book is a memoir of wartime experiences by Marjorie Penn, who was a nurse in England during World War II.

Polish Resettlement Camps in the UK 1946-1969

Lists polish resettlement camps around the country, with photographs and details of each plus a selection of personal stories from those who passed through the camps.

Recollections of WWII

A directory of oral history collections relating to the Second World War; also includes a listing of archives organised by subject.

Second World War - Northern Ireland

A comprehensive resource exploring how World War 2 affected Northern Ireland. Includes articles, time line, maps, and audio-visual materials.

The Second World War Experience Centre

Maintains and develops a substantial collection of personal testimony and related materials from men and women who lived through World War II. Covers the war at sea, in the air, on land, and its impact on civilians.

Second World War Memoirs of Joe Brown

An online memoir of a Peebles man, who volunteered as a Territorial Army soldier in the 8th Royal Scots. Covers his experience of serving as a soldier in various campaigns throughout the war, until his demobilisation in December 1946.

War Gunner

Dedicated to the memory of a grandfather who served as gunner and cook in the Second World War. Includes his story and background resources.

Wartime Leicestershire

An account of the impact of the war on Leicestershire, with maps of German raids and targets, RAF airfields, and a collection of personal memoirs.

Women at War

An exploration of women at work during the war - in industry, on the land, in the emergency services, and in the forces.

World War II - The Outbreak of War

Experience British life on the brink of war through original news broadcasts, eyewitness accounts and commentaries on some of the key events.

World War II, a British Focus

Online link for data base information, discussion, war time memories, books, and additional facts about the British focus during war.

World War Two

The BBC provides a comprehensive resource on the war, with sections on its causes, key events, and post-war reconstruction and retribution.

WW2 People's War

Features an archive of 47,000 personal stories from British people involved in World War II, as collated by the BBC.

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