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British Abroad, British Islands : Classification : World War II


World War 2 - 1939-1945. As this is such a large topic there are hundreds of websites listed here. To narrow down your search we recommend that you use the Keyword page.

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Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Information, Other
Title:British Pathe Film Archive
Link:https://www.britishpathe.com
Description:British Pathe Film Archive 1896-1970
Extra Info:All sorts of social and military history on film.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Pictures / Photographs
Title:Colonial Film Database
Link:http://colonialfilm.org.uk/
Description:Colonial Film - Moving Images of the British Empire
Extra Info:The website holds detailed information on over 6000 films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 can be viewed online. The archive can be searched by date, country, topic or keyword.
Classification:Navy, World War II, Other
Title:Global Shark Attack File
Link:http://www.sharkattackfile.net/
Description:Global Shark Attack File
Extra Info:List of shark attacks worldwide, fatal and non fatal, at least one Wren mentioned from an attack in WW2.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts
Title:Indian Cemeteries
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20180327230158/http://...
Description:Indian Cemeteries
Extra Info:An archived copy of a website that is no longer active. Most information is still available. Historic cemeteries in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Burma. Regiment, surname and campaign index.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II
Title:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Link:http://www.ozlists.com/allluceys/
Description:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Extra Info:Lists all the LUCY and LUCEY who fell during the first and second world wars.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Navy, Army, Marines, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships
Title:Malta Family History
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20180722210453/http://...
Description:Malta Family History
Extra Info:An archived copy of a site that is no longer active. The indexes still seems to be available. British subjects in Malta, including details of the military cemeteries and the army chapel school. Also an index of men of the British Fleet in Malta in 1881.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Information
Title:Maritime Quest
Link:http://www.maritimequest.com/
Description:Maritime Quest
Extra Info:A quest for the photographic history of the world's ships. Also includes many war memorials including the British cemetery in Buenos Aries.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs
Title:Mary Evans Picture Library
Link:https://www.maryevans.com/
Description:Mary Evans Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 2 million historical and cinema images. Easy to search - can limit by type of photograph and century. Includes pictures of war memorials, wars, ships, tanks, soldiers and much more.
Classification:World War II
Title:Melbourne Star - Blue Star Line
Link:http://www.melbournestar.co.uk/
Description:Melbourne Star - Blue Star Line
Extra Info:Includes details of the Malta convoys, operation pedestal. List Navy and Merchant vessels involved,
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, World War I, World War II, Aircraft, Ships, Newspapers
Title:Newspapers Online via Google
Link:https://news.google.com/newspapers
Description:Newspapers Online via Google
Extra Info:Many newspapers are being put online. Currently there are only a handful from the UK and Ireland, but this is growing. Many newspapers from USA and Canada that mention British ships and British events.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Ships, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Information, Other
Title:Open Library
Link:http://openlibrary.org/
Description:Open Library - Scanned Books Online
Extra Info:Use the search facility and select e books only. Can also search within book text easily. Includes many books about all aspects of British Military History. Includes lots of accounts of voyagers of exploration by naval ships.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Diaries / Log Books / Letters
Title:Science and Society Picture Library
Link:https://www.scienceandsociety.co.uk
Description:Science and Society Picture Library
Extra Info:Over 50,000 images including many images of war, poster campaigns, letters from the wars and more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Napoleonic Wars, Officers' Records, Service Records, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Information
Title:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Link:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Description:Search UK Military Records 1656-2005
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Ships, Other Transport
Title:The Roll of Honour
Link:http://www.roll-of-honour.com/
Description:The Roll of Honour - Lest We Forget
Extra Info:As well as the main rolls of honour the site includes an overview of the Somme, information about tanks and submarines in WWI and much more.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, World War II, Prisoners of War
Title:The Story of the Taiwan POW Camps and the Men who were Interred in Them
Link:http://www.powtaiwan.org/
Description:The Story of the Taiwan POW Camps and the Men who were Interred in Them
Extra Info:The site contains descriptions of the former camps, as well as an honour roll of the prisoners of war.
Classification:RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Pictures / Photographs, Ships, Newspapers
Title:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Link:https://trove.nla.gov.au/
Description:TROVE - Historic Australian Newspapers, Photographs and More
Extra Info:Fully searchable, many articles and notes about naval ships.
Classification:Graves / Memorials / Roll of Honour, RAF / RFC / RNAS, Navy, Army, Marines, World War I, World War II, Boer Wars, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, Other Battles / Wars / Conflicts, Prisoners of War, Discharge / Pension Records, Officers' Records, Service Records, Pictures / Photographs, Aircraft, Ships, Other Transport, Hospitals / Nursing, Academy / Training / Cadets, Muster / Militia Rolls, Medals / Awards, Uniforms / Badges, Diaries / Log Books / Letters, Newspapers, Maps, Information, Other
Title:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/
Description:Wikipedia - the free encyclopedia
Extra Info:Comprehensive general reference for most military topics. Use its search box to find your areas of interest.

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