World War Two
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The George Cross of WWII SOE heroine, Violette Szabó, who was executed by the Nazis in Ravensbruck Concentration Camp in 1945, goes on display at the Imperial War Museum in London.
Soviet-British alliance could have averted World War II, diaries of Russian ambassador who drank with Churchill reveal
Gabriel Gorodetsky, a fellow at All Souls College in Cambridge, is bringing out a book of edited extracts from the journals of Ivan Maisky, the Soviet ambassador in London between 1932 and 1943.
In 1919, Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum was given a collection of German military equipment gathered by the British War Trophies Commission after the Armistice - including this mask.
Using photographs and oral histories, Imperial War Museum North reveals how the national and ethnic diversity of the British population changed during the Second World War.
Captain Eric Brown CBE has been reunited with a Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet at the National Museum of Flight in East Fortune, East Lothian, 70 years after he first flew the highly volatile......
A £5million gift from Pears Foundation will enable work to begin on the renewal of the Holocaust Exhibition at IWM London.
The RAF Eurofighter Typhoon and the Supermarine Spitfire will fly together for the first time at IWM Duxford to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
Archaeologists working on Ministry of Defence land used by soldiers preparing for the Battle of the Somme say the camouflaged trenches would have originally been used during the First World War.
US General Douglas MacArthur used this pen to sign a formal surrender ceremony that, following Japan's surrender, effectively brought an end to World War II.
Scrapbooks compiled by an Edinburgh family during the First World War are being published online thanks to detective work by Edinburgh library staff.