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  • The Battle of the Atlantic

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    Britain depended on vital supplies from North America and the Empire. These had to be transported in merchant ships across the Atlantic Ocean, where they could be attacked by German submarines (U-boats) and warships. They were grouped into convoys...

  • The War against Japan

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    In December 1941 Japan, already at war with China, attacked British, Dutch and American territories in Asia and the Pacific. By June 1942, Japanese conquests encompassed a vast area of south-east Asia and the western Pacific. Under Japanese occupation,...

  • The Second World War

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    The Second World War was the most destructive conflict in history. It caused the deaths of over 70 million men, women and children, and its effects are still felt to this day. It began with the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939, and ended...

  • The War Artists Advisory Committee

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    At the instigation of Sir Kenneth Clark, then Director of the National Gallery, the Ministry of Information established the War Artists Advisory Committee (WAAC) in 1939. The WAAC met at the National Gallery once a month. Clark chaired the Committee...

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  • I Want You For The US Army poster

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    Over four million copies of this poster was produced in 1917 after the United States of America entered the First World War. The image is of ‘Uncle Sam’ a well known personification of the US Government. Poster reads: I want you for the US army....

  • Victory in Europe - From D-Day to the Destruction of 3rd Reich

    (IWM Recommends, Second World War, View All Books, IWM Books)

    - Victory in Europe is a graphic account of the final 11 months of WW2. - Written by leading military historian Julian Thompson, Victory in Europe contains 12 facsimile items of memorabilia. The reader can re- live this momentous period of history by...

  • The Cold War (Gaddis)

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    A brilliantly arresting historical work, John Lewis Gaddis’ The Cold War takes us as never before to the time when the world stood on the brink of destruction. In 1945 war came to an end. But a whole new terror was only just beginning. Here is the...

  • Tommy Gun A3 print

    (Prints, Churchill Posters & Prints, View All Posters & Prints, View All Churchill Gifts)

    This photograph was taken whilst Mr Churchill was on a visit to the North East of England. Whilst visiting coastal defences at Hornsea in Yorkshire he was given an explanation of the mechanism of the Thompson submachine gun. The Thompson submachine...

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    Build The Truce » Life Story of a Car, Part 1 Home About Team Archives Baghdad 2 Al-Mutanabbi Street 2 Baghdad Car 5 Independent Film & Television Colllege 1 Pages About Archives Team Archives April 2011 Categories Baghdad (2) Al-Mutanabbi Street (2...

  • The sinking of the Lusitania « UKNIWM

    The sinking of the Lusitania « UKNIWM Home About UKNIWM News and articles about war memorials in the UK Feeds: Posts Comments « War in Waziristan Shakespeare and the Battle of Shrewsbury » The sinking of the Lusitania 22 April, 2008 by ukniwm Barbara...

  • Children’s Building Bricks « UKNIWM

    Children’s Building Bricks « UKNIWM Home About UKNIWM News and articles about war memorials in the UK Feeds: Posts Comments « New memorial for Telford? Charminster to Launch War Memorial Restoration Project » Children’s Building Bricks 24 October, 2008...

  • A different kind of memorial « UKNIWM

    A different kind of memorial « UKNIWM Home About UKNIWM News and articles about war memorials in the UK Feeds: Posts Comments « How to trace the people behind the names “All you had hoped for, all you had, you gave” » A different kind of memorial 7...