World War Two
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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.
The Imperial War Museum's Duxford site has won an award for a trail giving disabled people a better day out, with judges praising it for setting a "benchmark" within the sector.
Historic Scotland have begun an underwater survey at Scapa Flow that could lead to its valuable remains becoming a Historic Marine Protected Area.
Following its dramatic rescue off the coast of Kent earlier this year, the Dornier17 will be visible in iconic locations across the world via a £75,000 app for smartphones.
World War Two codebreaking centre Bletchley Park is calling on veterans and their families to add to a new online roll of honour as new exhibits open up the iconic site.
Dulcie Lee takes a final look at the Science Museum's tribute to the legacy of Alan Turing, the man who masterminded the success of the codebreakers at Bletchley Park.
A diary extract at the National Portrait Gallery's Laura Knight exhibition offers a tantalising glimpse inside the artist's fascinating Nuremberg Trials diary.
RAF Museum tells story of its WWII German Dornier bomber with new interpretation zone and virtual reality apps
The RAF Museum has unveiled ambitious plans to reveal the progress of the preservation of the World War Two German Dornier bomber it recovered from the sea in June 2013.
On September 29, IWM Duxford will celebrate 1940s Britain with its Back to the Forties event. One of the re-enactors, vintage hair and make up expert Sarah Dunn, explains just why the 1940s continue......
Dedicated to telling the tale of The One, The Few and The Many behind the Battle of Britain, the former HQ of Fighter Command has opened in triumph as Bentley Priory Museum.
Check out the top ten re-enactment and living history events happening at museums and heritage sites across the UK during summer 2013.
An event at Imperial War Museum Duxford on August 11 will explore the different roles animals have undertaken in war, including as working animals, mascots and friends.
The Fleet Air Arm Museum is marking the 70th anniverary of the Battle of the Atlantic with an exhibition exploring the aircraft, the people, the ships, the submarines and the technology of the......