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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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London Cabbies and veterans... - last post by bamboo43

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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WS (Winston Specials) Convo... - last post by bamboo43

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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VERITABLE: 15th Scottish... - last post by Korps Steiner

War at Sea

Naval warfare in the period.

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HMS Beryl Armed Trawler - last post by CL1
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Naval Stuff

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The War In The Air

Aerial warfare in the period.

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RAF Aircraft Losses WWII - last post by PeteT

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 Drew5233

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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Civilians killed and wounde... - last post by Ron Goldstein

Prisoners of War

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

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Location of Camp 55/6 Busse... - last post by mitsilad

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 BereniceUK

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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Crusader Tank Census Numbers - last post by Andreas

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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Photos of Wargraves - Women... - last post by PierceCheng

Veteran Accounts.


  1. North Irish Horse

Specific accounts from veterans around the world.

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The execution of welsh pris... - last post by Swiper

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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Exploits of WWI flying ace... - last post by Peter Clare

Postwar


  1. Vietnam

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

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28 Heroes - last post by BrianM59

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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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86th Anti-Tank Regiment, Ro... - last post by Hammond748

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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ALAMEIN MEMORIAL photo request - last post by Mr Jinks

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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Warts & All. - last post by Hesmond

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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WW2 Gallantry Recommendations - last post by Ronny

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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Lieutenant  'Flash'... - last post by Recce_Mitch

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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Museum etc posts and opport... - last post by bamboo43
Vulcan

Museums, Shows etc.

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Modelling

Modelling, any material, any scale.

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Licensing, copyrights, etc. - last post by Za Rodinu

Gaming


  1. Video Games,
  2. Tabletop Games

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World War II role play/combat - last post by walter.mauss

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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Canadian forces - last post by Theobob

Equipment


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

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