The last stand: Eerie photos capture man-made remnants of the Second World War that have become part of our coastal landscape Marc Wilson, 46, travelled 23,000 miles to photograph 143 sites in Britain, France, Denmark, Belgium and Norway: (pic:Concrete tank defences in the forests near Lossiemouth, Moray)
An Italian newspaper shows German planes swooping over the Thames during the Blitz. The river area was heavily targeted by bombers in the Second World War, with the Docklands hit by over 2,500 bombs. It took until the 1960s for the damage to be repaired.
Eating for Victory: original Second World War ration recipes
Second World War rescue dog Rip, pictured here with his handler, is currently (Aug 2014) being celebrated as part of a project to remember little-known heroic figures throughout history. Rip, searched for people buried in the rubble after bombing raids during the London Blitz. He was originally found in Poplar, London, in 1940 by an air raid warden, and was awarded the Dickin Medal for bravery in 1945.
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Frozen in the sands of time: Eerie Second World War RAF fighter plane discovered in the Sahara... 70 years after it crashed in the desert Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2142300/Crashed-plane-Second-World-War-pilot-Dennis-Copping-discovered-Sahara-desert.html#ixzz20rW8GkWX
Frozen in the sands of time: Eerie Second World War plane discovered in the Sahara... 70 years after it crashed in the desert
The most unlikely fabrics were pressed into service during the war. Military maps were often printed on silk and, equally frequently, found themselves out of date and surplus to requirements. It was from just such material – given to her by a boyfriend – that Patricia Mountbatten had pretty new underwear fashioned, including a set of cami-knickers and bra.
Angels at war: The WW2 nurses who found time for romance on the front line