WW2Talk

  1. Links

    A miscellany of decent/useful/interesting sites.
    1. Network Information, Suggestions and Feedback

      News & Information pertinent to the day to day running of the forums.
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    2. User Introductions

      Introduce yourself! If you want to.

      Please try and keep the research queries in other sections of the forum.
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    1. Unit Documents

      For links to, or transcriptions of Histories, War diaries & Accounts not covered under Unit History section. Please include in the title unit name and date. The aim is to get all such information into one easily searchable area.
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    1. General

      Forum for general World War 2 talk. Anything about WW2 that doesn't fit in any other category
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      Latest: Pioneer Corps Osborne2, Aug 14, 2018 at 1:47 PM
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    2. 1940

      The Campaign in Belgium, France and Holland' - 1940 and all that - Same war, but almost a different era.
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      Latest: Dunkirk Operation Dynamo Evacuation Beaches JCB, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:15 PM
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    3. Theatres of War

      WW2 by theatre of operation and geographical area.
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      Latest: 31st field regiment 1939-1942 NigelHackett, Aug 14, 2018 at 4:27 PM
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    4. War at Sea

      Naval warfare in the period.
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      Latest: Amusing story about the HMS Revenge SDP, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:55 PM
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    5. The War In The Air

      Aerial warfare in the period.
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      Latest: Lloyd, Kenneth. [VR] 214 Sqd Bmbr Cmd. Tricky Dicky, Aug 14, 2018 at 6:02 PM
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    6. Top Secret

      Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.
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      Latest: Enigma codebreakers awarded. Seroster, Aug 3, 2018
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    7. WW2 Battlefields Today

      If you're planning a battlefield tour, or have one to report on, start here.
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    8. Home Fronts

      They also serve who 'only' stand and wait. Matters relating to the Home Fronts of the various combatants.
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      1. USA

      Latest: The painted Gebirgsjäger of Füssen 10 years apart Owen, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:23 PM
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    9. The Third Reich

      Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.
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      Latest: Did Adolf Hitler commmit suicide twice? dbf, Aug 12, 2018 at 5:26 PM
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    10. The Holocaust

      Area for discussion of things specifically relating to the Holocaust. No denialism, spam, or disrespect welcome.
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      Latest: Artur Brauner turns 100 tomorrow HA96, Jul 31, 2018
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    11. The Women of WW2

      From combatant in the Red Army to Nurses and Munitions Workers. Women had countless roles in the war, this is the place to discuss them.
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      Latest: R.I.P Mary Ellis Recce_Mitch, Jul 27, 2018
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    12. Veteran Accounts.

      Specific accounts from veterans around the world.
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      Latest: Tom Canning has left us Smudger Jnr, Jul 25, 2018
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    13. All Anniversaries

      All anniversaries relating to WW2
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      Latest: V.J Day Ron Goldstein, Aug 15, 2018 at 5:58 AM
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  2. Weapons, Technology & Equipment

    The machinery & artifacts of #WW2
    1. Weapons, Technology & Equipment

      From entrenching tools to radar, and all points between.
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    2. WW2 Militaria

      Forum for discussing aspects of collecting WW2 militaria & sharing your own collections with the world at large.
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      Latest: 1943 No22C MKIII AK & S Telescopic Sight Tricky Dicky, Aug 10, 2018 at 9:06 PM
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    3. Vehicle Names and Census Numbers

      This area is specifically for discussing specific British and Commonwealth individual vehicle details - names, turret numbers/callsigns, census numbers, vehicle marks etc. The results of this research is linked to the Warpaint series of books and so will be hosted by Mushroom Model Publications on their Direct Link to .PDF here)
      Please title each post clearly with the details known or requested: name, census number, callsign and of course unit or formation if known. The aim is to generate discussion and then allow the results to be collated and then shared by updating the spreadsheets available online (as read-only).
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      Latest: Crusader Tank Census Numbers Roddy1011, Aug 12, 2018 at 7:30 PM
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  3. Research

    The serious bit.
    1. Searching for Someone & Military Genealogy

      Tracking down a family member, specific serviceman or unit.Puzzled by paperwork or official terminology?This is the place to ask.

      Please at least place unit details in your thread title to attract attention from those who might best answer your questions.
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    2. Service Records

      Topics specifically relating to Service Records and the background to them.
      FAQs / related info can be found in the pinned threads
      Start a thread here to ask for help deciphering those abbreviations, etc.
      Add unit name to the title for best results.
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      Latest: RAF 1944 - 1947 Service Record PeteT, Aug 13, 2018 at 8:42 AM
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    3. Geoff's Search Engine.

      The search engine for WW2 Commonwealth casualties commemorated by CWGC. Visit it at Geoff's Search Engine.
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    4. War Cemeteries & War Memorial Research

      The inevitable result of war.From far-flung resting places to your local war memorial. Research and questions relating to cemeteries and memorials to the fallen of WW2.
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      Latest: Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire - New Museum. Little Friend, Aug 14, 2018 at 1:16 PM
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    5. Non-Commemorated War Dead

      A forum for enquiries into those not listed on the CWGC, civilian & military, that have a case for inclusion & may hopefully be remembered there.
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      Latest: New CWGC Commemorations 26th April 2017 chrisharley9, Aug 9, 2018 at 6:05 PM
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    6. Prisoners of War

      POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.
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      Latest: August 15th Is Fepow Day bamboo43, Aug 15, 2018 at 7:31 AM
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    7. Historiography

      Area for historiographical issues - things relating to the whys & wherefores of historical study itself. Particular reference to WW2, but also anything to do with 'The Study of History' in general.
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      Latest: What got you interested? vitellino, May 10, 2018
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    8. Research Material

      If you have access to a particular useful research source, documents, books, etc. and are willing to do look-ups for members this is the place to advertise.
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      Latest: British WW2 Newspapers paddle14, Aug 11, 2018 at 4:50 PM
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    9. WW2Talk Resource Manager - new uploads/updates.

      Place where threads created by new resource uploads will appear (Test - this may not be it's permanent form)
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    1. Prewar

      Military or political history of the period before World war 2
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      Latest: The battle of Maiwand bamboo43, Jul 28, 2018
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    2. Postwar

      Cold war, military & political history of the period after World War 2.
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      Latest: U.S. Army Forces in the Korean War idler, Aug 15, 2018 at 7:29 AM
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  4. Other Stuff

    The less serious bit
    1. Books, Films, TV, Radio

      The written word and the moving image. Bibliophiles, telly addicts & Film critics, state your case here.
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      Latest: What are you reading at the moment? High Wood, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:05 AM
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    2. WW2 Museums. Events, & places to see.

      Been to any good museums lately? Or maybe a WW2 related show? Anything that's not strictly a battlefield visit, tell us about it or ask for information here.
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    3. Modelling

      Modelling, any material, any scale.
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      Latest: Rhine Crossing Dio Neilie, Aug 13, 2018 at 7:20 PM
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    4. Gaming

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    5. The Barracks

      Off topic stuff.Rattle on about whatever here.Rants & raves, general strangeness & anything else you'd like to share. Used to be a free for all. - Modern Religion is no longer welcome, and no Modern Politics whatsoever.
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      Latest: Kangaroo pepper-sprayed after attacking woman Blutto, Aug 15, 2018 at 7:23 AM
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  5. Trux 21st Army Group

    21 ARMY GROUP 1944/45 - Units, organisation and equipment - Originally the Trux Models website. An excellent resource on 21AG now resting here by the kind permission of it's creator.
    1. Home

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    2. Trux Discussion Area

      This is the 'open' bit of the Trux area, all the other stuff should be closed. Things posted here will appear on the Portal.
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    3. Arms

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      Latest: Survey Regiment von Poop, Nov 28, 2011
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    4. Services

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    5. Other Formations

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      Latest: Canadian forces Theobob, Jan 6, 2014
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    6. Equipment

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      Latest: Porpoise Ammunition Sledges Orwell1984, May 20, 2018
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