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  1. Remembering Today

    Link to CWGC record of a WW2 casualty from today's date. (Code courtesy of Geoff501)
    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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      Latest: Hello Stephen Bentley, Aug 23, 2016 at 2:49 AM
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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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    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: 57 Coy, 3rd Group, AMPC anthony dillon, Aug 23, 2016 at 7:12 PM
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    3. Theatres of War

      WW2 by theatre of operation and geographical area.
      Latest: Chindits & Burma. Where to start? ClankyPencil, Aug 23, 2016 at 7:51 PM
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    4. War at Sea

      Naval warfare in the period.
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    5. The War In The Air

      Aerial warfare in the period.
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      Latest: Submarine And Anti-Submarine Trackfrower, Aug 23, 2016 at 9:02 PM
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    6. Top Secret

      Intelligence, Bletchley, Interception, Cryptology etc.
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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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      Latest: 'Tip and Run' Raid Seaford Sussex 1942 KevinBattle, Aug 23, 2016 at 8:44 PM
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    9. Prisoners of War

      POWs, individuals, camps, capture, escape & all matters therein.
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    10. The Third Reich

      Rise of the Nazis, Politics, Personalities etc.
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    11. The Holocaust

      Area for discussion of things specifically relating to the Holocaust. No denialism, spam, or disrespect welcome.
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      Latest: Leica Freedom Train Za Rodinu, Aug 19, 2016 at 7:00 AM
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    12. Weapons, Technology & Equipment

      From entrenching tools to radar, and all points between.
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      Latest: DUKW Owen, Aug 22, 2016 at 9:20 AM
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    13. 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: WRNS records GnrGnr, Aug 19, 2016 at 7:57 PM
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    14. Veteran Accounts.

      Specific accounts from veterans around the world.
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      Latest: Jack Robertson, Royal Engineers RIP bamboo43, Aug 21, 2016 at 9:26 AM
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    15. All Anniversaries

      All anniversaries relating to WW2
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      Latest: An anniversary to remember Ron Goldstein, Aug 21, 2016 at 6:44 AM
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  2. Research

    The serious bit.
    1. 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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    2. 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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    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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      Latest: Some Desperate Glory geoff501, Feb 12, 2016
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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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    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 Commemoration 16th August 2016 DaveB, Aug 17, 2016 at 11:18 PM
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    6. 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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    7. 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: AUXILIARY UNITS - Regular Personnel CL1, Aug 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM
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    8. People of WW2 - Tributes, Research & Obituaries

      An archive for people to share diaries, photo albums & research they've carried out into individual's stories.
      Tribute or tall tale, call it what you will - tell us what you've found out, whether family member or not.
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    1. Prewar

      Military or political history of the period before World war 2
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      Latest: Military Style. The best Uniforms in History. canuck, Aug 22, 2016 at 3:43 AM
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    2. Postwar

      Cold war, military & political history of the period after World War 2.
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  3. 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? wtid45, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:41 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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      Latest: Museum etc posts and opportunities Lotus7, Aug 23, 2016 at 1:34 PM
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    3. Modelling

      Modelling, any material, any scale.
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      Latest: Licensing, copyrights, etc. Za Rodinu, Aug 20, 2016 at 7:18 PM
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    4. Gaming

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      Latest: Order of Battle Warlord, Aug 16, 2016
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    5. The Barracks

      Off topic stuff.Rattle on about whatever you like here.Rants & raves, general strangeness & anything else you'd like to share. Pretty much a free for all.(Having said that, Modern Religion is no longer welcome, and take Modern Politics to 'Current Affairs'.)
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  4. 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.
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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. Latest: Miscellaneous headquarters Trux, Aug 27, 2010
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    4. Arms

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    5. Services

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      Latest: AoS colour confirmation KevinT, Nov 10, 2015
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    6. Equipment

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      Latest: Autocar Trailer Truck (Ron Goldsteins ride?) Rich Payne, Aug 21, 2016 at 4:43 PM
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