Tracing Your Prisoner of War Ancestors: The First World War

The experience of civilian internees and British prisoners of war in German and Turkish hands during the First World War is one of the least … [Read more...]





The Devil’s Doctors – Japanese Human Experiments on Allied Prisoners of War

The brutal Japanese treatment of Allied POWs in WW2 has been well documented. The experiences of British, Australian and American POWs on the Burma … [Read more...]





Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors – A Guide for Family Historians

The Second World War was the defining conflict of the twentieth century and it is one of the most popular and fascinating areas for historical … [Read more...]





Growing Remembrance – The Story of the National Memorial Arboretum

The story of the inspiration for, establishment and evolution of the National Memorial Arboretum is a fascinating one. Sited at Alrewas, … [Read more...]





Blitzkrieg Russia

The photographs are taken from five unpublished albums focussing on the German invasion of Russia in 1941 – Operation Barbarossa. Two of the albums … [Read more...]





Hallmuir Ukrainian POW Chapel

Hallmuir Ukrainian POW chapel survives as a living memorial to over 400 Ukrainian prisoners of World War II. The Hallmuir Prisoner of War Camp … [Read more...]