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News & Information pertinent to the day to day running of the forums.

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User Introductions

Introduce yourself! If you want to.

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hello to all - last post by ritsonvaljos

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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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Sinkhole swallows up WW1 gr... - last post by Owen

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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Was the term Operation Dyna... - last post by dbateson

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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Could Italians have been an... - last post by Avigliana

War at Sea

Naval warfare in the period.

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SS Cape Corso lost PQ15 May... - last post by nickb
Baron Loudoun 1939

Naval Stuff

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The War In The Air

Aerial warfare in the period.

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Battle of Britain Pilot Tri... - last post by 4jonboy

Top Secret

Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.

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Sinking of Norsk Hydro: Nam... - last post by TTH

WW2 Battlefields Today

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

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Latest D-Day70 News from MOD - last post by SDP

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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Scouts during WW2 - last post by Shiny

Prisoners of War

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

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Campo 65 Gravina Report - last post by bamboo43

The Third Reich

Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.

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Kiel May 1945: who was in c... - last post by Cee

The Holocaust

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

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Auschwitz, Is this true??? - last post by TriciaF

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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303 lee enfield no 4 mk 2 - last post by markusanks

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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Kitty ffoulkes - last post by Peter Clare

Veteran Accounts.


  1. North Irish Horse

Specific accounts from veterans around the world.

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Veteran Reunion - last post by son of a rat

All Anniversaries

All anniversaries relating to WW2

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On this day during WW2 - last post by Ron Goldstein

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Prewar

Military or political history of the period before World war 2

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1914-2014 anyone else fed u... - last post by Hesmond

Postwar


  1. Vietnam

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

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Whining 1970s army Land Rovers - last post by redtop

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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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Private Alfred Cussans 1438... - last post by Drew5233

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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'C' Company, 1st Ba... - last post by Pete Keane

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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Airborne Forces-Headstones - last post by Deacs

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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TRE Civilian Casualty - last post by Pete Wood

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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European Civil War - last post by Owen

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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British Industrial History - last post by CL1

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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Robert Frettlohr German par... - last post by andy007

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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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Family of RAF pilot Len Bar... - last post by ritsonvaljos

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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Royal Armouries, Fort Nelson - last post by South
Vulcan

Museums, Shows etc.

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Modelling

Modelling, any material, any scale.

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Gaming


  1. Video Games,
  2. Tabletop Games

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Slitherine Games special offer - last post by LesCM19

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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THE SERVICES. - Introduction - last post by Trux

Other Formations


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

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Equipment


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

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