The story of RAF engine fitter Sylvester Owen serving in Italy during the Mediterranean campaign of the Second World War.
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RAF Navigator Ken Dodwell tells us how he met his future wife, serving during the Second World War and how one high-risk bombing mission nearly tore them apart.
The German battleship Bismarck was feared by all allied sailors but on the 27th may Bismarck was sunk. Read here eyewitness accounts of the Bismarck's demise.
We are lucky enough to receive lots of original diaries from veterans of the Second World War or their families. This one has been kindly submitted by Neil Walker, and is an [...]
The evacuation of Dunkirk is widely known as a resounding success for the British expeditionary force. Read eyewitness accounts of the evacuation here.
The first world war is regarded as the most brutal war in human history. Click here to read an eyewitness account of key battles of First World War.
Forces War Records Collections List is vast and we have a lot of exclusive collections other sites don't hold. We also have an on-line historic library that holds over 1,500+ [...]
One of the latest additions to the Historic Library and War Diaries archive is 'Walts War' Read the true life and emotional story of Walter Vowels in his words as he desc [...]
While the rifles, artillery, machine guns and snipers briefly stop a solider of the WWI front line enjoys a moment to up date his War Diary as his friends sleep. Visit [...]
Blogger: GemSen Recently uncovered by Forces War Records is William Garden’s unpublished diaries that shed new light on the Arctic Convoy mission, touted at the time as ‘the [...]
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