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Great Escapes: Remarkable Second World War Captives

We can today announce our upcoming exhibition, Great Escapes: Remarkable Second World War Captives, opening in February 2024. During the Second...

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Women’s Land Army index cards online at Ancestry

More than 90,000 index cards revealing the employment details of the ‘land girls’ who served in the wartime Women’s Land Army have been digitised...

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Interactive map and dataset shows devastating impact of Second World War air raids

Updated 8 October 2020: The 'Bombing Britain' map was withdrawn permanently in May 2020. Bombing Britain uses wartime data from our collection to pinpoint...

Tags: bomb census maps, maps, research, second world war, taylor & francis