How to look for records of... Second World War
How can I view the records covered in this guide?
This is a brief guide to researching British government and military records of the Second World War. Second World War records are wide-ranging and are kept in a variety of archives. This guide will help you gain a general overview of the main sources of the information that exists, and where to find it.
Second World War service records are held by the Ministry of Defence. Visit the Veterans UK website for further information.