Aircraft enthusiasts have stepped back in time to recreate a famous Second World War encounter at the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show.
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A 97-year-old Second World War veteran who parachuted out over the Dutch city he was captured in 75 years ago has been congratulated by the Prince of Wales.
The Prince of Wales will watch European and American parachutists jump into the skies above the Netherlands on Saturday as part of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.
The ashes of two veterans of the Battle of Arnhem have been laid to rest alongside their fallen comrades buried in the Dutch city.
British Second World War veterans have returned to former battlegrounds in the Netherlands to mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.
A 97-year-old Scottish Second World War veteran hopes to parachute again over the Dutch city he was dropped on to and captured in 75 years ago.
Three people have admitted possessing the chemical weapon mustard gas at a former RAF based used in the Second World War.
The Prince of Wales has enjoyed a game of bowls and a pint of Guinness during a visit to a coastal village in Scotland.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are to visit a Scottish port which played an important role in preparations for D-Day.
Boris Johnson has praised the “dogged and unconquerable resistance” Poland displayed during the Second World War, 80 years after it was invaded by the Nazis.
More than 80 veterans who played a vital but secret role in the efforts to end the Second World War gathered to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of the conflict.
Almost 80 years ago, Britain declared war on Hitler’s Nazi Germany.
Newly unearthed documents have revealed that former Japanese emperor Hirohito repeatedly felt sorry about the Second World War and tried, unsuccessfully, to express his feelings by using the word “remorse” in a 1952 speech.
The story of a revered Second World War soldier who continued playing the pipes despite being shot three times during battle has been told in a book commemorating his bravery.
France has staged a military ceremony to remember an event often called “the forgotten D-Day”, the crucial but overshadowed Allied invasion of the French Riviera to push back the Nazis.
Old instruments belonging to a talented musician who entertained American troops at Ballykinlar camp during the Second World War are to go on display at Downpatrick museum.
One of the area’s oldest residents has left behind a treasure trove of memories spanning almost 100 years.
Gary Lineker will ask why his grandfather was branded a “D-Day Dodger” in a new Second World War documentary for BBC One.
A Scottish poet has won the 2019 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.
Search to find family of Dundee war hero who died trying to save village from Nazis during Second World War
A man is searching for the family of a hero soldier killed while liberating a Dutch town from the Nazis during the Second World War.