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Armed Forces Day 2020 – Show Your Support
Did you know that Saturday, June 27th 2020, is 'Armed Forces Day'? The special day aims to raise public awareness of the contribution made to our country by those brave men and women who serve in the UK forces.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission gardeners to help mark D-Day anniversary
The (CWGC) Commonwealth War Graves Commission is offering to help those who cannot make the journey to France to mark the D-Day anniversary by offering to lay commemorative markers on the graves of the fallen on behalf of their families.
VE Day in lockdown – 10 ways to celebrate the 75th anniversary
VE Day in lockdown – Discover 10 ways to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe on 8th May
75th anniversary of VE Day – Message to the nation
Her Majesty The Queen will send a message to the nation on Friday 8 May which marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day | Learn more on Forces War Records
VE Day 75 – TV Guide
On Friday 8th May 2020 Britain will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE Day) when the guns fell silent at the end of war in Europe. In this blog you will find a listing of special tributes to the Second World War generation on Television
Clap for VE Day campaign started by WWII Veteran
99-year-old RAF and D-Day war veteran Stanley Northeast and his son have started a clap for VE Day campaign
VE-Day 75th - ‘Stay at Home street Party'
Call for the public to host 'Stay at Home' street parties in their own gardens to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe has been made.
Research your Ancestors Awards and Decorations of the Second World War
Nearly two hundred decorations and medals were issued throughout the world during the period of World War Two – Learn more with Forces War Records
Prime Minister unveils plans to mark 75 years since VE Day
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the UK Government’s plans for the commemorations.
Track down World War One and World War Two Officers
Search and Discover thousands of British Officers in WW1 and WW2 using our Army Lists and other resources from Forces War Records