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Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

http://ift.tt/2tPnm24 Londoners had 750000 of their pets killed at the start of WW2

http://ift.tt/2tPnm24 Londoners had 750000 of their pets killed at the start of WW2

On June 6 1944, Allied troops begin their invasion of Europe with the D-Day landings in Normandy. It was the start of the final phase of WW2...

On June 6 1944, Allied troops begin their invasion of Europe with the D-Day landings in Normandy. It was the start of the final phase of WW2...

The USS Langley was the United States first aircraft carrier. She was a converted collier (coal carrying ship) and was the first ship in the US to be propelled by electric engines. She was made in 1920. She was to be named the "Wright" after the Wright Brothers but a disagreement in the Pentagon caused the name to be changed.  The Langley was bombed in the Pacific by the Japanese at the start of WW2 and had to be scuttled to prevent capture off Java. First carrier and first to be sunk in…

The USS Langley was the United States first aircraft carrier. She was a converted collier (coal carrying ship) and was the first ship in the US to be propelled by electric engines. She was made in 1920. She was to be named the "Wright" after the Wright Brothers but a disagreement in the Pentagon caused the name to be changed. The Langley was bombed in the Pacific by the Japanese at the start of WW2 and had to be scuttled to prevent capture off Java. First carrier and first to be sunk in…

A very long column of Panzer 1 tanks on the march during the early months leading to the start of WW2

A very long column of Panzer 1 tanks on the march during the early months leading to the start of WW2

Now Aged 105, This Independent Woman Was The First Journalist To Report The Start Of WW2

Now Aged 105, This Independent Woman Was The First Journalist To Report The Start Of WW2

On the 1st of September, 77 years ago, the horror of World War II was unleashed upon the world when the German Army invaded Poland. The Invasion of Poland,

On the 1st of September, 77 years ago, the horror of World War II was unleashed upon the world when the German Army invaded Poland. The Invasion of Poland,

Destroyed Soviet T-26 light tank. One of the most common tanks in the Red Army at the start of WW2.

Destroyed Soviet T-26 light tank. One of the most common tanks in the Red Army at the start of WW2.

World War 2: Underwear and uniform.  Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time.

World War 2: Underwear and uniform

World War 2: Underwear and uniform. Advice on suitable underwear for women wearing uniform for the first time.

What caused World War 2? a hands on lesson using maps and colored pencils

The Start of World War 2

What caused World War 2? a hands on lesson using maps and colored pencils