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  1. Links

    A miscellany of decent/useful/interesting sites.
    1. Network Information, Suggestions and Feedback

      News & Information pertinent to the day to day running of the forums.
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      Latest: How do I send a private message? ptesgaudet, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:05 PM
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    2. User Introductions

      Introduce yourself! If you want to.

      Please try and keep the research queries in other sections of the forum.
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      Latest: New Member with interest in 1/6 Bn QRR CL1, Nov 27, 2021 at 12:57 PM
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    1. 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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    1. General

      Forum for general World War 2 talk. Anything about WW2 that doesn't fit in any other category
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      Latest: Wilf Oldham OBE, 1 Border, 1920-2021 AB64, Nov 27, 2021 at 10:56 AM
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    2. 1940

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

      WW2 by theatre of operation and geographical area.
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      Latest: Italian Naval Records - Where to search CL1, Nov 27, 2021 at 1:04 PM
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    4. The War at Sea

      Naval warfare in the period.
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      Latest: July 1940- Operation Catapult; was it necessary? Ramiles, Nov 27, 2021 at 10:39 AM
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    5. The War In The Air

      Aerial warfare in the period.
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    6. Top Secret

      Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology, MI6/Secret Intelligence Service, etc
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      Latest: Did Churchill smoke black market cigars? Ramiles, Nov 25, 2021 at 3:00 PM
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    7. WW2 Battlefields Today

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

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

      Latest: Terror at Wenlock Brewery CL1, Nov 27, 2021 at 10:29 AM
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    9. The Third Reich

      Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.
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      Latest: Nazikinder, Paula Hitler, & other relatives. Ramiles, Nov 23, 2021 at 8:25 PM
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    10. The Holocaust

      Area for discussion of things specifically relating to the Holocaust. No denialism, spam, or disrespect welcome.
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      Latest: A judge in Auschswitz: book review davidbfpo, Nov 27, 2021 at 1:28 PM
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    11. 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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      Latest: ATS casualties Tricky Dicky, Nov 8, 2021
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    12. Veteran Accounts

      Specific accounts from veterans around the world.
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    13. All Anniversaries

      All anniversaries relating to WW2
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      Latest: Not that long until 2039 DianeE, Nov 16, 2021
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  2. Weapons, Technology & Equipment

    The machinery & artifacts of #WW2
    1. Weapons, Technology & Equipment

      From entrenching tools to radar, and all points between.
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      Latest: War art, Churchills and a water test Don Juan, Nov 24, 2021 at 9:42 AM
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    2. WW2 Militaria

      Forum for discussing aspects of collecting WW2 militaria & sharing your own collections with the world at large.
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      Latest: POW Service and Paybook's AB64, Nov 26, 2021 at 10:42 PM
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    3. Vehicle Names and Census Numbers

      This area is specifically for discussing specific British and Commonwealth individual vehicle details - names, turret numbers/callsigns, census numbers, vehicle marks etc. The results of this research is linked to the Warpaint series of books and so will be hosted by Mushroom Model Publications on their Direct Link to .PDF here)
      Please title each post clearly with the details known or requested: name, census number, callsign and of course unit or formation if known. The aim is to generate discussion and then allow the results to be collated and then shared by updating the spreadsheets available online (as read-only).
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  3. Research

    The serious bit.
    1. Searching for Someone & Military Genealogy

      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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      Latest: Help needed please. James Lee Tricky Dicky, Nov 26, 2021 at 4:04 PM
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    2. Service Records

      Topics specifically relating to Service Records and the background to them.
      FAQs / related info can be found in the pinned threads
      Start a thread here to ask for help deciphering those abbreviations, etc.
      Add unit name to the title for best results.
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    3. War Cemeteries & War Memorial Research

      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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    4. 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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      Latest: Identifying 2 B.E.F. soldiers buried in dugout JWB, Nov 23, 2021 at 12:39 PM
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    5. Prisoners of War

      POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.
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      Latest: The Fusiliers Mont-Royal taken at Dieppe ptesgaudet, Nov 25, 2021 at 10:29 PM
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    6. 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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    7. 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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      Latest: Chemists at War CL1, Nov 21, 2021 at 8:28 PM
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    8. WW2Talk Resource Manager - new uploads/updates.

      Place where threads created by new resource uploads will appear (Test - this may not be it's permanent form)
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      Latest: Canadian Photo Albums PDF Temujin, Nov 26, 2021 at 5:06 PM
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    1. Prewar

      Military or political history of the period before World war 2
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      Latest: Found a badge…. Red Goblin, Nov 27, 2021 at 11:54 AM
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    2. Postwar

      Cold war, military & political history of the period after World War 2.
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      Latest: New Ranger Regiment badge SDP, Nov 26, 2021 at 9:13 AM
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  4. Other Stuff

    The less serious bit
    1. Books, Films, TV, Radio

      The written word and the moving image. Bibliophiles, telly addicts & Film critics, state your case here.
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      Latest: “With Hearts of Honor” Jared, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:06 AM
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    2. 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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      Latest: Museum etc posts and opportunities Capt.Sensible, Nov 23, 2021 at 4:42 PM
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    3. Modelling

      Modelling, any material, any scale.
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      Latest: Shortage of Toy Soldiers! Andreas, Nov 17, 2021
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    4. The Barracks

      Off topic stuff.Rattle on about whatever here.Rants & raves, general strangeness & anything else you'd like to share. Used to be a free for all. - Modern Religion is no longer welcome, and no Modern Politics whatsoever.
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      Latest: Let It Snow von Poop, Nov 27, 2021 at 1:30 PM
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  5. Trux 21st Army Group

    21 ARMY GROUP 1944/45 - Units, organisation and equipment - Originally the Trux Models website. An excellent resource on 21AG now resting here by the kind permission of it's creator.
    1. Home

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      Latest: Crossing the Seine. Trux, Nov 27, 2021 at 8:06 AM
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    2. 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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      Latest: Xth Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers Aixman, Nov 27, 2021 at 11:40 AM
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    3. Arms

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    4. Services

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      Latest: RASC trucks and odometers morrisc8, Jan 9, 2021
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    5. Equipment

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      Latest: Federal tanker Temujin, Oct 27, 2021
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