Wartime News - written by the Veterans of the Second World War

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Organisations and National Institutions

 

 

Veterans UK - Service Personnel & Veterans Agency

The former 'Veterans Agency' is now known as the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA) which has merged with the 'Armed Forces Personnel Administration Agency (AFPAA) and will provide for the first time, a range of 'through life' support functions direct to around 900,000 serving and ex-Service personnel. Follow the link provided above which will connect you to the new website providing a vast range of services and new information previously not available.

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is responsible for marking and maintaining the graves of those members of the Commonwealth forces who died during the two world wars, for building and maintaining memorials to the dead whose graves are unknown and for providing records and registers of these burials and commemorations, totalling 1.7 million and found in most countries throughout the world.

 

Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum is unique in its coverage of conflicts, especially those involving Britain and the Commonwealth, from the First World War to the present day. It seeks to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and 'war-time experience'.

 

The National Archive

The National Archives is a new organisation incorporating the Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission. A main source of family and historical research in the UK, our holdings include service records covering the period until 1920 and operational records for WWII. Find out more at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

 

The Daily Telegraph

Telegraph.co.uk is publishing daily articles from the archive 70 years ago chronicling the build-up to the Second World War, as well as 10 features by leading historian Andrew Roberts, illustrated with video. Readers can share their recollections at the end of each article.

 

 

 

Wartime Museums

Associations & Useful Links