Pearl Harbor – A date to live in infamy!
“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces
The Commonwealth Contribution to WW2
While it is not often highlighted, men and women from the Commonwealth of Nations made a significant contribution to the war effort during World War Two – in
The “PQ” Convoys – Hell in the Arctic!
After Germany invaded the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, the Soviet leader, Joseph Stalin, demanded help and Britain and its allies provided supplies. The most direct route
The Women’s Land Army
In 1939, as men left to fight on the front line, the Women’s Land Army (WLA) reformed to boost Britain’s food production during World War Two. Originally established
The Dunkirk Evacuation – Devine Deliverance?
Operation Dynamo was the code name given to the evacuation from Dunkirk, which involved the rescue of more than 338,000 British and French soldiers from the French port
The Battle of Britain – A Concise Account
The year 2020 saw the 80th anniversary of one the most pivotal conflicts in British history, The Battle of Britain. It takes its name from the speech given by Prime
Women and the Home Guard
On the 14th May 1940, as the people of Britain settled down for an evening with their families, the Secretary of State for War gave a radio broadcast
Keep the Home Fires Burning – The Bevin Boys
In 1939, war time legislation made all men between the age of eighteen and forty liable for conscription, with over 1.5 million men of all backgrounds conscripted to