First in the Field – 651 Squadron Army Air Corps

651 was the first Air Observation Post (AOP) Squadron, being formed at Old Sarum on August 1, 1941. It was still part of the RAF but all the … [Read more...]





Crossing the Rapido – A Tragedy of World War II

The Rapido River was the last natural barrier between General Mark W. Clark’s Fifth U.S. Army and Rome. Always aware of publicity, Clark wanted … [Read more...]





Women in the Second World War

Women in the Second World War explores the experiences of women who served in the armed forces, or complimentary services. Using interviews, … [Read more...]