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User Introductions

Introduce yourself! If you want to.

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Unit History & Discussion


  1. Allied Units - General.,
  2. 53rd (Welsh) Division,
  3. Airborne,
  4. The Brigade of Guards,
  5. Commandos,
  6. Durham Light Infantry,
  7. Recce,
  8. Royal Artillery,
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  11. RAMC,
  12. RASC,
  13. REME/RAOC,
  14. RAC & RTR,
  15. SOE & OSS,
  16. Special Forces,
  17. Australian,
  18. British Indian Army,
  19. Canadian,
  20. New Zealand,
  21. South African,
  22. US Units,
  23. Axis Units

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Documents

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Unit Documents

For links to, or transcriptions of Histories, War diaries & Accounts not covered under Unit History section. Please include in the title unit name and date. The aim is to get all such information into one easily searchable area.

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Documents & Diaries Database.

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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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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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Theatres of War


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

WW2 by theatre of operation and geographical area.

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War at Sea

Naval warfare in the period.

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Naval Stuff

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The War In The Air

Aerial warfare in the period.

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Top Secret

Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.

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WW2 Battlefields Today

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

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Home Fronts


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

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

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Prisoners of War

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

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The Third Reich

Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.

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The Holocaust

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

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Weapons, Technology & Equipment


  1. WW2 Militaria,
  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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Veteran Accounts.


  1. North Irish Horse

Specific accounts from veterans around the world.

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All Anniversaries

All anniversaries relating to WW2

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

Please at least place unit details in your thread title to attract attention from those who might best answer your questions.

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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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War Cemeteries & War Memorial Research


  1. War Grave Photographs,
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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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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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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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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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People of WW2 - Tributes, Research & Obituaries

An archive for people to share diaries, photo albums & 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.

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Books, Films, TV, Radio


  1. Book Reviews,
  2. Film Reviews,
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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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Museums, Shows etc.

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Modelling

Modelling, any material, any scale.

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Gaming


  1. Video Games,
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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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Arms


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

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Services


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

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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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