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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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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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15th / 19th Hussars in Assc... - last post by battleofassche

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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3rd Cdn Infantry Division -... - last post by stolpi

War at Sea

Naval warfare in the period.

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Escape from Singapore (Febr... - last post by John Bateson
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Naval Stuff

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The War In The Air

Aerial warfare in the period.

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ABC aka Airborne Cigar - last post by Mark Hone

Top Secret

Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.

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SOE/partisan drop zones in... - last post by mike53

WW2 Battlefields Today

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

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Russia : Digging up the Dead - last post by Heimbrent

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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Cardigan Home Guard List - last post by Swiper

Prisoners of War

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

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POW shot on "Death March" A... - last post by RCG

The Third Reich

Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.

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German War Criminals.The UN... - last post by Harry Ree

The Holocaust

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

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Sir Nicholas Winton - last post by Peter Clare

Weapons, Technology & Equipment


  1. WW2 Militaria Collecting,
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From entrenching tools to radar, and all points between.

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Captured Enemy Equipment - last post by Ron Goldstein
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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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Violette Szabo - last post by Peter Clare

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 Drew5233

All Anniversaries

All anniversaries relating to WW2

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On this day during WW2 - last post by zahonado

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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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92 A TPS. COY. RE -Any help... - last post by PsyWar.Org

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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Pte Attley 14685855 4th Wil... - last post by Deacs

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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Can you photograph your loc... - last post by The Cooler King

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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Brookwood Memorial - last post by CL1

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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Helping the World War II Wiki - last post by Fargo84

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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1939 Register - now online - last post by Red Goblin

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

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What are you reading at the... - last post by Ron Goldstein

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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'Spitfire' Prang, P... - last post by KevinBattle

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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Trux CMP Handbooks. - last post by Trackfrower

Gaming


  1. Video Games,
  2. Tabletop Games

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My interwar wargames might... - last post by Vintage Wargaming

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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8th HQ Corps Car Company - last post by FloridaBrit

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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RASC 562 coy - last post by johnpoole45

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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