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User Introductions

Introduce yourself! If you want to.

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General

Forum for general World War 2 talk. Anything about WW2 that doesn't fit in any other category

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64th Primary Training Wing - last post by idler

1940


  1. Sub-forum: The build-Up - 1933-1940

The Campaign in Belgium, France and Holland' - 1940 and all that - Same war, but almost a different era.

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Bofors 37mm Anti Tank Gun - last post by pminotti

Theatres of War


  1. NW Europe,
  2. The Eastern Front,
  3. North Africa & the Med,
  4. Italy,
  5. Burma & India,
  6. War Against Japan,
  7. Scandinavia

WW2 by theatre of operation and geographical area.

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Rare German map of Stalingr... - last post by Nijmegen

War at Sea

Naval warfare in the period.

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F.A.A. HMS Spurwing Do you... - last post by Noreen
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Naval Stuff

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The War In The Air

Aerial warfare in the period.

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DFM Citation - last post by Gethin

Top Secret

Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.

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Suttill's book on SOE - last post by Hazel Clark

WW2 Battlefields Today

If you're planning a battlefield tour, or have one to report on, start here.

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Maintenance of battlefield... - last post by Mr Jinks

Home Fronts


  1. United Kingdom,
  2. Canada,
  3. USA,
  4. Germany,
  5. Australia & New Zealand,
  6. Poland,
  7. France,
  8. Soviet,
  9. Others

They also serve who 'only' stand and wait. Matters relating to the Home Fronts of the various combatants.

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Service Most Silent - remem... - last post by CornwallPhil

Prisoners of War

POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.

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Italian War Crime against P... - last post by G.R.S.

The Third Reich

Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.

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albert leo schlageter     p... - last post by shanew

The Holocaust

Area for discussion of things specifically relating to the Holocaust. No denialism, spam, or disrespect welcome.

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The Nazi Terror Machine, A... - last post by Harry Ree

Weapons, Technology & Equipment


  1. WW2 Militaria Collecting,
  2. Vehicle Names and Census Numbers

From entrenching tools to radar, and all points between.

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Vehicles

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The Women of WW2

From combatant in the Red Army to Nurses and Munitions Workers. Women had countless roles in the war, this is the place to discuss them.

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Maud (Farrar) Montgomery mo... - last post by ww2ni

Veteran Accounts.


  1. North Irish Horse

Specific accounts from veterans around the world.

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How many British WW2 Vetera... - last post by Bernard85

All Anniversaries

All anniversaries relating to WW2

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Sgt. Aubrey Cosens VC - Feb... - last post by Tricky Dicky

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Prewar

Military or political history of the period before World war 2

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Postwar


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Cold war, military & political history of the period after World War 2.

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Searching for Someone & Military Genealogy


  1. Service Records,
  2. Photo Restoration

Tracking down a family member, specific serviceman or unit.Puzzled by paperwork or official terminology?This is the place to ask.

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The Bellinger family (57 Sq... - last post by Pieter F

Geoff's Search Engine.

The search engine for WW2 Commonwealth casualties commemorated by CWGC. Visit it at Geoff's Search Engine.

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Gunner T.H. Hudson, Royal A... - last post by BereniceUK

War Cemeteries & War Memorial Research


  1. War Grave Photographs,
  2. Remembering Today

The inevitable result of war.From far-flung resting places to your local war memorial. Research and questions relating to cemeteries and memorials to the fallen of WW2.

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Remembering Today 6/3/43 Se... - last post by CL1

Non-Commemorated War Dead

A forum for enquiries into those not listed on the CWGC, civilian & military, that have a case for inclusion & may hopefully be remembered there.

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New CWGC Commemorations 21s... - last post by Bernard85

Historiography

Area for historiographical issues - things relating to the whys & wherefores of historical study itself. Particular reference to WW2, but also anything to do with 'The Study of History' in general.

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Who's going to get your... - last post by Ron Goldstein

Research Material

If you have access to a particular useful research source, documents, books, etc. and are willing to do look-ups for members this is the place to advertise.

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National Archives - Kew Tips? - last post by ramacal

People of WW2 - Research Results

An archive for people to share research they've carried out into individual's stories. Tribute or tall tale, call it what you will - tell us what you've found out, whether family member or not. (If you want a thread here to be locked, so it can stand without additional comment, just ask. )

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Books, Films, TV, Radio


  1. Book Reviews,
  2. Film Reviews,
  3. Television reviews

The written word and the moving image. Bibliophiles, telly addicts & Film critics, state your case here.

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WW2 News Articles

The war left an enormous mark. It still crops up in the news on a regular basis. Share those stories here, along with other press cuttings of a military nature. (Other news cuttings - use the barracks or any other more appropriate area)

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WW2 Museums. Events, & places to see.

Been to any good museums lately? Or maybe a WW2 related show? Anything that's not strictly a battlefield visit, tell us about it or ask for information here.

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Vulcan

Museums, Shows etc.

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Modelling

Modelling, any material, any scale.

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Trux Models. 1990 to 2005. - last post by Trux

Gaming


  1. Video Games,
  2. Tabletop Games

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Firefight - Real time WW2 s... - last post by SeanOConnor

The Barracks


  1. Quiz Area,
  2. For Sale & For Trade,
  3. Current Affairs

Off topic stuff.Rattle on about whatever you like here.Rants & raves, general strangeness & anything else you'd like to share. Pretty much a free for all.(Having said that, Modern Religion is no longer welcome, and take Modern Politics to 'Current Affairs'.)

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Trux Discussion Area

This is the 'open' bit of the Trux area, all the other stuff should be closed. Things posted here will appear on the Portal.

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Headquarters


  1. 21 Army Group HQ,
  2. Army & Corps HQ,
  3. Division HQ,
  4. LoC HQ,
  5. Miscellaneous HQ

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Miscellaneous headquarters - last post by Trux

Arms


  1. Infantry,
  2. Armour,
  3. Artillery,
  4. Engineers

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Services


  1. RASC,
  2. REME,
  3. Other Services,
  4. Signals

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Ambulance Help INF/AMD Div... - last post by Clive Wiley

Other Formations


  1. Airborne Forces,
  2. Canadian,
  3. 2 TAF,
  4. Nearly,
  5. Royal Navy

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22nd June 1944 15:30. Who w... - last post by dctrn

Equipment


  1. Vehicles,
  2. Armoured,
  3. Wireless,
  4. Bridges

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