World War Two
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See pictures inside the huts as planners at Bletchley Park prepare to open them to the public following an £8 million, Heritage Lottery Fund-backed restoration.
The untold and forgotten stories of World War I will begin to be told on the BBC next week in a week of broadcasts across local television and radio stations.
Described as an alternative to the "saccharine sentiments" of Valentine's Day, letters and photos at the National Army Museum reveal enduring, thriving wartime love stories.
Having stood in the Museum of Science and Industry's Air and Space Hall for 19 years, technicians have dismantled a 1940s plane and sent it to the RAF Museum.
Found in a Gloucestershire barn two years ago, a series of seven plates showing "amazing" lost images of the teenage Winston Churchill are being conserved.
A New Forest bombing range where Britain's heaviest bouncing bomb was dropped has revealed covered-up chambers built by the wartime Ministry of Home Security.
Artist Gary Spicer and Manchester schoolchildren mark Holocaust Memorial Day at Manchester Jewish Museum with an exhibition and performances remembering the Kindertransport.
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Archivists at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum have collaborated with the sister of a fallen World War II sailor to tell the tale of an uneaten Christmas cake from 1939.
Insulating the conning tower with a 400 metre scarf, more than 200 knitters have covered one of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum's finest specimens in wool.
The Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovil is asking the public for help in deciphering the ciphers on the side of its rare Ohka 2 Word War Two Japanese Kamikaze plane.
Swayed by his 16-year devotion to the cause, a global logistics company has given new backing to the bid to find Spitfire planes believed to have been buried in Burma.
The Museum of the Manchester Regiment has completed an ambitious project to tell the stories of every soldier whose medals are in its collection.
Chartwell, the atmospheric former home of Winston Churchill, is exhibiting the many gifts given to the great British statesman during his stints as Prime Minister.