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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: Support WW2Talk - Become a Site Patron dbf, Jul 21, 2018 at 10:48 AM
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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: Surrey & Sussex Yeomanry R.A. 1939-1947 Morangie, Jul 20, 2018 at 8:44 AM
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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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    2. 1940

      The Campaign in Belgium, France and Holland' - 1940 and all that - Same war, but almost a different era.
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      Latest: Dunkirk Operation Dynamo Evacuation Beaches morrisc8, Jul 22, 2018 at 3:24 PM
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    3. Theatres of War

      WW2 by theatre of operation and geographical area.
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      Latest: B29 chrisdoughty28, Jul 23, 2018 at 7:03 AM
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    4. War at Sea

      Naval warfare in the period.
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      Latest: Records for merchant marine captains? Seroster, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:00 PM
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    5. The War In The Air

      Aerial warfare in the period.
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      Latest: WW2 WO Uniform, RAF murgo, Jul 22, 2018 at 2:10 PM
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    6. Top Secret

      Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.
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      Latest: Western Approaches Museum - Liverpool Charley Fortnum, Jul 22, 2018 at 3:45 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

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    9. The Third Reich

      Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.
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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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    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 training: NCO, WOSB (OCTU) dbateson, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:31 PM
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    12. Veteran Accounts.

      Specific accounts from veterans around the world.
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      Latest: Tom Canning has left us 17thDYRCH, Jul 22, 2018 at 3:16 AM
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    13. All Anniversaries

      All anniversaries relating to WW2
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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: Blanco & Bull Trackfrower, Jul 21, 2018 at 9:30 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: British Field Service Book 1939 hucks216, Jul 22, 2018 at 12:24 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: Captain Arthur A. Smith, Royal Engineers minden1759, Jul 23, 2018 at 8:05 AM
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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: Desertion alieneyes, Jul 22, 2018 at 5:50 PM
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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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      Latest: Geoff's Search Engine graeme, Jul 23, 2018 at 8:04 AM
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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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      Latest: Adegem Canadian War Cemetery Belgium 17thDYRCH, Jul 22, 2018 at 7:20 PM
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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: What got you interested? vitellino, May 10, 2018
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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: GSGS Map Amiens 8RB, Jul 16, 2018
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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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    1. Prewar

      Military or political history of the period before World war 2
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      Latest: Tsar Nikolaus II and family killed 100 years ago Ramiles, Jul 18, 2018 at 10:36 PM
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    2. Postwar

      Cold war, military & political history of the period after World War 2.
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      Latest: Bill Speakman VC, 1927-2018 bamboo43, Jul 21, 2018 at 7:28 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: Car Boot hi's n lows Waddell, Jul 23, 2018 at 5:47 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: Photos of Various Military Vehicles ozzy16, Jul 20, 2018 at 9:35 PM
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    3. Modelling

      Modelling, any material, any scale.
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      Latest: Match this! Tolbooth, Jun 14, 2018
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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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  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.
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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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    3. Arms

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      Latest: Survey Regiment von Poop, Nov 28, 2011
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    4. Services

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    5. Other Formations

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      Latest: Canadian forces Theobob, Jan 6, 2014
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    6. Equipment

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      Latest: Porpoise Ammunition Sledges Orwell1984, May 20, 2018
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