An account of the very earliest days of the war.
Information and questions about the Blackout during the early part of the war.
The start of the Home Guard, or Dad's Army as it was known.
Over 3 million people were moved out of British cities to avoid being bombed.
Attacks on British cities by German bombers.
A personal description of life in London during the Blitz.
Set up by women to help people during the bombing and evacuation.
The Women's Auxiliary Air Force was formed in 1939. More information and questions about this.
Information and questions, with answers, on the Land Army.
The Battle of Britain took place in the skies over Britain.
Food, clothes and much more were rationed during and after the war.
A not so successful defence against the German invasion of France.
A great evacuation, saving many lives.
Queen Elizabeth was one of the members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service.
Events leading up to Japan attacking Pearl Harbor.
The Channel Islands were occupied by Germany during World War Two.
A personal account of life in the WAAF at the end of the war.
Fascinating facts about the lost village of Tyneham in Dorset.
Some of the amazing events leading up to D-Day.
A summary of the events of D Day and the Normandy landings.
A look at the plan to escape from Stalug Luft III, the German prison camp.
'Tom', 'Dick' and 'Harry' were the names of the three escape tunnels.
The final escape and consequences.
The great heroics of the people of Malta during the Second World War.
The story of Violette Szabo, posthumously awarded the George Cross.
The story of Odette Brailly, the only woman to receive the George Cross whilst alive.
Planning for bombing the dams in Germany.
Preparations for the bouncing bomb.
The 'Dam Busters' mission.
A look at the work of 192 Squadron, carrying out espionage during the Second World War.
67 years after the end of the war Bomber Command was finally recognised with a memorial in Green Park, London.
A look at prisoners of war building the railway line in Burma.
A look at the Japanese prisoner of war camps.