World War Two
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Following its 240-mile motorway journey the beautiful replica of a Boulton Paul Defiant has arrived at its new home, the Kent Battle of Britain Museum Trust at Hawkinge.
Unseen personal snapshots and aerial photographs extend the Imperial War Museum's cowdsourcing digital resource exploring the USAAF in Britain during WWII.
The project to restore the LCT 7074 - a Landing Craft which carried up to ten tanks at a time on D-Day - will benefit from the banking crisis, the Chancellor has announced.
The last photograph taken of Sir Winston Churchill and the flag that flew over Washington on the day of his death are among the objects on display in an exhibition at his family home of Chartwell in......
The Forth Bridge Raid: First Luftwaffe bombing raid of World War Two remembered at Queensferry Museum
The Forth Bridge Raid, the first time Luftwaffe bombers met Spitfires over British skies, is remembered by eyewitnesses at Queensferry Museum.
The British Library is launching Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust, an online resource giving worldwide access to 289 audio interviews with Holocaust Survivors.
A World War Two Boulton Paul Defiant fighter is heading to the Kent Battle of Britain Museum at Hawkinge, where it will join a Spitfire and Hurricane in the only display of its kind in the world.
An inscription on an air raid shelter at an airfield which played an important role in the Battle of Britain could have been the last act of a serving pilot, says a county archaeologist.
The remnants of a German Junkers Ju 88 bomber shot down by a Norwegian Spitfire ace have been recovered from the Thames Estuary by Wessex Archaeology.
A reindeer which was loaded through the torpedo hatch of a Trident submarine with a barrel of moss in a gift from Russian allies is about to have its story told on The One Show.
Working from the time passed since each war portrayed, Tate Modern's huge new exhibition takes Kurt Vonnegut's SlaughterHouse-Five as an initial influence.
Trade Union members say plans have been made to close the IWM's popular library, claiming they could cause the loss of up to 80 jobs after a £4 million cut in government funding.