Top 5 blogs of 2019

In case you missed them, here are our most-read blogs of 2019. Thanks for following, we’ll be back with more great reads in the new year.Read more

Devastating V2 Rocket Attack on Woolworths, New Cross, London

On 25th November 1944 a German V2 rocket bomb made a direct hit on a crowded Woolworths store in south London.Read more

The Secret War: Resistance in Britain During the Second World War

Britain’s war against Germany and her allies in the Second World War was not confined to the battlefields.Read more

The Story of Camouflage During the Second World War

The British Army School of Camouflage was founded in 1916 and based in London’s Kensington Gardens.Read more

Hidden in Plain Sight: Evidence of the Second World War

On 3 September 1939 Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declared war on Nazi Germany.Read more

The Destruction and Rebirth of Coventry Cathedral

In the 12 hours of the raids, 568 people were killed and over 4,000 homes destroyed. Read more

England’s Historic Cities under Attack: the Baedeker Raids, 1942

Between late April and late June 1942, the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) deliberately targeted Britain’s historic towns and cities, causing widespread destructionRead more

D-Day, 75 Years on: how the Allies prepared

Between midnight on 6 June (D-Day) and 30 June 1944 an Allied invasion force of over 850,000 troops landed on France’s Normandy beaches, together with nearly 150,000 vehicles and 570,000 tons of supplies.Read more