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Second World War

Polish Navy Grapples with Unexploded 12,000lb Tallboy

Preparatory work to widen and dredge the Piast Canal, Świnoujście has unearthed an unexploded Tallboy in northwest Poland. Workers … Read More

CWGC Restores Commonwealth War Graves at Historic Iraq Site

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has restored the graves of hundreds of British and Commonwealth service personnel buried … Read More

Wartime Tragedy Marked at RAF Odiham

A memorial dedicated to eight RAF airmen killed in a mid-air collision during the Second World War has been unveiled at RAF Odiham. … Read More

Feature Extract: Lancaster: World War Two’s Finest Bomber?

Was the Lancaster truly superior to all of its contemporaries? Felix Rowe compares the Avro to the other main attack aircraft types … Read More

French Tribute to Lancaster Crew

On July 28, 1944 the seven-strong crew of Lancaster JB701 EA-G lifted off from their base at Fiskerton, Lincolnshire. Aiming for targets … Read More

New Wartime ‘Hidden London’ Exhibition Revealed

A new exhibition that will give visitors the chance to experience part of an ‘abandoned’ London tube station is set to open at … Read More

Tank General’s Home Guard Pike For Display

An improvised pike issued in the earliest days of the later Home Guard is to go on display at the Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset. … Read More

Hampden Memorial Unveiled

A new memorial to the crew of Handley Page Hampden I AE244/EQ-P of 408 Squadron was unveiled at Zevendonk, near Turnhout, Belgium, … Read More

Book Review: Bletchley Park and D-Day

Bletchley Park and D-Day: The Untold Story of How the Battle for Normandy Was Won by David Kenyon There are, of course, a vast array … Read More

Wartime London Showcased in New Exhibition

Galerie Prints, in collaboration with AKG Archives, Getty Images Archive and London & Mirror Group Archives have opened a new free … Read More

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