Tag Archives: Britain

War Diary 28th to 31st December 1939

Thursday 28th December 1939 Censorship of Press messages from Moscow reimposed. Fierce hand to hand fighting on frozen Suvanto river near Mannerheim Line. Finns claimed to have wiped out two Russian companies. Reported that Russians have brought troops into Karelian … Continue reading

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War Diary October 9th to 15th, 1939

Monday 9th October The Admiralty announced that on the previous afternoon a German naval squadron had been sighted by patrol aircraft south west of Norway.  Owing to oncoming darkness the enemy escaped.  There were repeated actions in the North Sea … Continue reading

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Tell Your Story About WW2

  Do you have a family story to tell about the war?  It can be home or abroad.  If you would like to write an article or share then please visit our Contributions Page to see how.  If you have … Continue reading

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Why We Are At War – Part 2

>> continued from Part 1 << With what apprehension, then, and later with what hooror, did the outside world discern the phoenix-like growth in Germany of something which was all too plainly akin to the Prussianism which is was belieed the … Continue reading

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Why We Are At War – Part 1

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When Britain went to war in 1914 many reasons were advanced for the tremendous step.  The Primary cause of the War, or course, was the invasion of Belgium, whose integrity and independence we had been pledged to defend since the … Continue reading

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