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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: WWiiReenacting Forum? Otto, Apr 23, 2019 at 2:00 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: Hello there Seroster, Apr 19, 2019 at 5:59 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: Dad's buddy Dave55, Apr 23, 2019 at 2:18 PM
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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: Mobilisation Numbers Blanket Stacker, Apr 23, 2019 at 2:44 PM
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    3. Theatres of War

      WW2 by theatre of operation and geographical area.
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      Latest: 6 April 1944 dryan67, Apr 23, 2019 at 1:50 PM
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    4. The War at Sea

      Naval warfare in the period.
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      Latest: D Day Landing Craft Markings Michel Sabarly, Apr 23, 2019 at 1:55 AM
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    5. The War In The Air

      Aerial warfare in the period.
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      Latest: Hawker Hurricane final battles. Jagan, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:31 PM
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    6. Top Secret

      Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.
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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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      Latest: WW2 in Scotland HA96, Apr 17, 2019 at 8:13 AM
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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: Petroleum Warfare Site,Ludlow Shropshire. CL1, Apr 23, 2019 at 3:11 PM
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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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    12. Veteran Accounts.

      Specific accounts from veterans around the world.
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      Latest: Brigadier Maurice Sutcliffe OBE, 1922-2019 bexley84, Apr 18, 2019 at 3:31 PM
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    13. All Anniversaries

      All anniversaries relating to WW2
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      Latest: WW2 Day by Day Shane Greer, Apr 21, 2019 at 10:08 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: Austin K5 4x4 information / images Michel Sabarly, Apr 23, 2019 at 9:21 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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    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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      Latest: Lord Strathcona's Horse AB64, Apr 4, 2019
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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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    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: Service Record Abbreviation NVAH bamboo43, Apr 21, 2019 at 8:18 PM
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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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      Latest: Adegem Canadian War Cemetery Belgium mvdv84, Apr 22, 2019 at 1:14 PM
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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: HMS Rosaura 18 march 1941 Tricky Dicky, Apr 19, 2019 at 10:49 PM
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    5. Prisoners of War

      POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.
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      Latest: PG59 Servigliano features in BBC prog tedfromscrubs, Apr 22, 2019 at 10:59 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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      Latest: Will age ever weary the subject? CL1, Mar 5, 2019
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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: BBC WW2 Peoples War Archives Seroster, Apr 22, 2019 at 6:21 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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    1. Prewar

      Military or political history of the period before World war 2
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    2. Postwar

      Cold war, military & political history of the period after World War 2.
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      Latest: The Falklands War bamboo43, Apr 20, 2019 at 8:42 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: The General Perspective Charley Fortnum, Apr 23, 2019 at 1:14 PM
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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: Dakotas over Normandy 2019 frg7700, Apr 10, 2019
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    3. Modelling

      Modelling, any material, any scale.
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      Latest: My 1/6th cottage KevinC, Apr 20, 2019 at 10:07 AM
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    4. Gaming

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      Latest: Close combat last stand arnhem Markyboy, Apr 21, 2019 at 2:20 PM
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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: Saint George's Day Owen, Apr 23, 2019 at 7:59 AM
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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: AOS for Signals units Pronto91, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:23 AM
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    3. Arms

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      Latest: Counter battery surveying DavidW, Feb 20, 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
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