second world war

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12 October 2018

The database features almost 30,000 items, allowing members of the public to discover the charity's history

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12 September 2018

Ahead of the anniversary of the City of Benares disaster which killed 77 children, Janet Sacks explains how you can research the stories of overseas evacuees in the Second World War

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06 September 2018

Plus: Findmypast releases new electoral registers collection; Appeal to identify First World War nurses in newly colourised pictures; Heritage sites open doors in Open Days festival

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19 April 2018

The IBCC celebrates the service and sacrifice of pilots and support staff of Royal Air Force Bomber Command

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13 February 2018

Sompting Abbotts Preparatory School worked with local and family historians to discover the identity of Donald James Macbride

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14 September 2017

The Battle of Britain could not have been won without support from the ground crew. Henry Buckton interviews the surviving personnel

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05 July 2017

The free online archive of 30,000 pages of Royal Voluntary Service reports offers an insight into women's contribution to the war effort

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01 June 2017

As we mark the anniversary of the Allied evacuation from France in 1940, Janet Dempsey explains how you can trace your family's involvement in Operation Dynamo

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11 May 2017

Plus: Ancestry acquires exclusive London cemetery registers; Findmypast adds over 4,000 records of London ironmongers; MyHeritage offers 50% discount on DNA test

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10 May 2017

The project, started on 12 May 1937, uses one-day diaries to create a record of ordinary people’s lives

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