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WW2 Talk forum

Discussion forum Great database of subjects  
WWII Forums Discussion forum Discussion forum    
Militarian Military History Forum Various wars  
Roots Chat Genealogy forum  Good military section  
Forum der Wehrmacht German war forum.  Google translator works very effectively!  
RAF Bomber Command Facebook group Pics and info.  

RAF Bomber Command History forum

Facebook group    


National WW2 museum      
Imperial War Museum      
National Army Museum      

Green Howards Museum




Commonwealth War Graves Commission People of the Commonwealth forces who died in WW1/2 Also see Geoff's Search engine  
Find a Grave World’s largest gravesite collection    
The War Graves Photographic Project Photographs of nearly 2m war graves    
Catania War Cemetery Sicily    



Paul Reed's
Battlefields of WW2

Leading UK historian    

World War II Database

Treasure trove - take a ball of wool with you!    

Military History Encyclopedia

000's of articles, pics and unit histories    

Wartime memories project

Does what it says on the tin can!    

World War Two Facts

Who, what where and when! Armies, battles, equipment & more