Pits and PitMen of Barnsley

Barnsley Pits and Pit Men by Brian Elliott is a pictorial celebration of the men who worked in the pits and the society in which they lived. The … [Read more...]





In Search of the Real Dad’s Army – The Home Guard and the Defence of the United Kingdom 1940-1944

What was the Home Guard? Who were the men and women who served in it? And what can be said of their real role and significance once the popular myths … [Read more...]





The Forgotten Few – The Polish Air Force in World War II

By the beginning of 1941 there was a fully fledged Polish Air Force operating alongside the RAF. With 14 Squadrons it was larger than any other of … [Read more...]





Tracing Your Tank Ancestors

If you want to find out about the career of a soldier who served in tanks, are researching medals awarded to a tank crew member or just want to know … [Read more...]