Sites

History of War
A military history encyclopedia on the Web.

Imperial War Museum
With links to the five museum sites : IWM London, IWM North, The Cabinet War Rooms, HMS Belfast and IWM Duxford. Imperial War Museum Digital Films

The Imperial War Museum’s Collections Online
This site offers access to material covering all aspects of twentieth century conflict.

Spartacus
This is a history educational web site aimed at schools.

BBC’s Peoples War
Online collection of stories and memories about the Second World War.

Battlefields of the Second World War
Online information about battlefields of the Second World War.

School History
History resources including many useful links.

War Detectives
War Detectives is a part of The Big Lottery Fund’s “Their Past Your Future” scheme. The site invites young people to explore the experience of the Second World War.

emsource
On line teaching and learning resource for the East Midlands, includes archive materials relating to the experience of WW2 in the East Midlands along with 5 National Curriculum linked teaching and learning packages.

Recollections of WW2
This site links to thousands of oral history recordings with people who experienced WW2.

Paradata
Bringing together the experiences of the men and women of Airborne Forces with the official records and regimental history.

The importance of D-Day
BBC Newsround have put together a helpful page explaining what D-Day was and why it was so important.

1944 to 2014
This site will allow you to go back and forth with photos from 1944 to 2014. There are 10 photos in total.

Normandy Tourism
This website can be translated into English by selecting the UK flag and it provides some interesting information about Normandy Tourism.

Museums

The 24 Hour Museum
This is UK’s national virtual museum, includes a teachers’ section and links to a zone for children.

Show Me
Online museum zone for children (part of the 24 Hour Museum).

The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum in London covers Jewish experiences during the Second World War.

The Royal Marines Museum
The Royal Marines Museum in Portsmouth.

The D-Day Museum
The D-Day Museum in Portsmouth.

Juno Beach Centre
An online museum on the Canadian war effort with information on the new visitor centre at Juno Beach, Normandy ( available in French or English).

The Caen Memorial Peace Museum
The Caen Memorial peace museum in Normandy (available in French or English).

Normandy 1944
French and English web site giving information on Pegasus Bridge Museum (Memorial Pegasus), and the Musee du Debarquement at Arromanches.

Bletchley Park Museum
Web site of Bletchley Park, the UK’s wartime Code Centre and nerve-centre of British intelligence during the Second World War.

Airborne Assault
The new Museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces is now open at Duxford in partnership with the Imperial War Museum.

The Second World War Experience
The Second World War Experience Centre in Leeds is a dedicated centre for collecting and preserving evidence about the Second World War.

Books

D-DAY: THE SOLDIERS’ STORY, to be published by John Murray on 20th September.
It is focussed on the young soldiers who fought on the beaches of Normandy.
There is more information on the website: www.gilesmilton.com
There is even a citing of General Martin in the book who founded the trust.