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History of War
A military history encyclopedia on the Web.

Imperial War Museum
The web site of the Imperial War Museum including links to the five museum sites : IWM London, IWM North, The Cabinet War Rooms, HMS Belfast and IWM Duxford.

The Imperial War Museum’s Collections Online
This site offers access to material covering all aspects of twentieth century conflict, including Second World War material.

Spartacus
This is a history educational web site aimed at schools.

The Second World War history resources
History resources from the BBC including historical background to key battles, the Home Front etc with links to maps and veterans testimony.

BBC’s Educational History
Includes sections on Wars and Conflict and World War Two.

BBC’s Peoples War
Online collection of stories and memories about the Second World War.

Battlefields of the Second World War
Online information about battlefields of the Second World War.

School History
History resources including many useful links.

The Second World War Experience
The Second World War Experience Centre in Leeds is a dedicated centre for collecting and preserving evidence about the Second World War.

War Detectives
War Detectives is a big part of The Big Lottery Fund’s “Their Past Your Future” scheme. The site invites young people to explore the experience of the Second World War.

emsource
On line teaching and learning resource for the East Midlands, includes archive materials relating to the experience of WW2 in the East Midlands along with 5 National Curriculum linked teaching and learning packages.

Recollections of WW2
This site has been created to highlight the existence of thousands of oral history recordings that have been carried out with people who experienced the Second World War.

Airborne Assault
The new Museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces is now open at Duxford in partnership with the Imperial War Museum.

Paradata
Bringing together the expereiences of the men and women of Airborne Forces with the official records and regimental history.

Soldiers

Museums

Ministry of Defence’s principal UK Service Museums
Links to the Ministry of Defence’s principal UK service museums.

The 24 Hour Museum
This is UK’s national virtual museum, includes a teachers’ section and links to a zone for children.

Show Me
Online museum zone for children (part of the 24 Hour Museum).

The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum in London covers Jewish experiences during the Second World War.

The Royal Marines Museum
The Royal Marines Museum in Portsmouth.

The D-Day Museum
The D-Day Museum in Portsmouth.

Juno Beach Centre
An online museum on the Canadian war effort with information on the new visitor centre at Juno Beach, Normandy ( available in French or English).

The Caen Memorial peace museum
The Caen Memorial peace museum in Normandy (available in French or English).

Normandy 1944
French and English web site giving information on Pegasus Bridge Museum (Memorial Pegasus), and the Musee du Debarquement at Arromanches.

Bletchley Park Museum
Web site of Bletchley Park, the UK’s wartime Code Centre and nerve-centre of British intelligence during the Second World War.

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