The Second World War

The Second World War through primary sources.

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Table of Contents

Diary Extracts
Photographs and Diagrams
Letters and documents
Maps
The build up to the Bulge. November / December, 1944.
Aircraft recogniton.
Dealing with bereavement.
The Ardennes offensive. Including hotspotted map of the entire front, battlefield movements around Bastogne and summary maps outling the Allied recovery.
Prisoner of war. Italy. September, 1943.
The Royal Armoured Corps.
Military Cross citation.
Wartime reporting.
I am being held as a prisoner of war.
Personal accounts and recollections
Medals and decorations
The bombing of Hughes Mansions by Dr. Ben Glazier
'Top Secret' by Eileen Younghusband
Operation 'Big Ben' by Eileen Younghusband
The Camp of Silence and Death by Eileen Younghusband