WW2Talk

  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: Upload quota Steve Bell, Jan 10, 2019
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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: 3 RTR Dunkirk MarkN, Feb 9, 2019
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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: Accidental death rates. papiermache, Feb 16, 2019 at 9:29 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: Argenta Gap:- 2 Lancs Fus. / 11 Inf Bde bexley84, Feb 17, 2019 at 11:14 AM
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    4. The War at Sea

      Naval warfare in the period.
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      Latest: Ostend - February 14, 1945 canuck, Feb 15, 2019 at 3:34 AM
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    5. The War In The Air

      Aerial warfare in the period.
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      Latest: Battle Of Britain Mystery, Any validity? canuck, Feb 17, 2019 at 3:41 AM
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    6. Top Secret

      Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.
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      Latest: Enigma copy SG-41 NS Time HA96, Feb 2, 2019
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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: USA Scrapbook Headlines Jba45ww2, Feb 17, 2019 at 3:42 AM
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    9. The Third Reich

      Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.
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      Latest: Actual WW2 German pin up poster girls Jba45ww2, Feb 17, 2019 at 3:59 AM
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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: Berthe Spiegelstein and her family dbf, Feb 12, 2019 at 8:45 AM
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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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    12. Veteran Accounts.

      Specific accounts from veterans around the world.
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      Latest: Spam (the Hormel Kind!) steviebyday, Feb 17, 2019 at 10:48 AM
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    13. All Anniversaries

      All anniversaries relating to WW2
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      Latest: WW2 Day by Day Shane Greer, Feb 16, 2019 at 4:01 PM
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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: Report: Analysis of the Action of a Bren Gun dbf, Feb 17, 2019 at 12:02 PM
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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: Anyone know anything about this button? timuk, Feb 16, 2019 at 1:05 AM
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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: What are your family anecdotes from WW2 Shiny 9th, Feb 17, 2019 at 12:26 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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      Latest: RAF or FAA application? Chef_Hendrix, Feb 2, 2019
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. Prisoners of War

      POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.
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    7. 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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      Latest: Hitlerite obsession Dave55, Feb 10, 2019
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    8. 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: London Screen Archives papiermache, Feb 13, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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    9. 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: German Military Symbols 1943 MikeW1940, Feb 16, 2019 at 5:11 PM
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    1. Prewar

      Military or political history of the period before World war 2
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      Latest: Royal Horse Guards, circa 1879 Trux, Feb 11, 2019 at 2:45 PM
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    2. Postwar

      Cold war, military & political history of the period after World War 2.
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      Latest: Rhodesia: Anticommunism or racism? CL1, Feb 13, 2019 at 10:07 PM
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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: The General Perspective TTH, Feb 17, 2019 at 3:11 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: Bentley Priory Museum CL1, Feb 13, 2019 at 7:52 PM
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    3. Modelling

      Modelling, any material, any scale.
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      Latest: 1/6th Models. (And RC Stuff) CL1, Feb 16, 2019 at 9:54 PM
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    4. Gaming

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    5. 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: Buildings, Architecture and other Oddities CL1, Feb 16, 2019 at 8:31 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 Rhine. Trux, Sep 13, 2018
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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: Numbering of Platoons Gary Kennedy, Feb 8, 2019
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    3. Arms

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      Latest: Counter battery surveying DavidW, Feb 3, 2019
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    4. Services

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    5. Other Formations

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      Latest: Canadian forces 17thDYRCH, Dec 19, 2018
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    6. Equipment

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      Latest: John Deere Prototypes Dave55, Feb 11, 2019 at 3:42 PM
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