History of Britain during World War II
For almost six years from 1939 to 1945 Britain fought the toughest war it had ever experienced. World War II was total war, every person, every business, every service was involved. The Second World War was the most turbulent and eventful period in the history of the 20th century. It affected the lives of millions of people all over the world. How did it really feel to be a British citizen during the Second World War? What did people eat and wear? The answers can be found in this forum ...
The Blitz was the sustained bombing of Britain by Nazi Germany between 7 September 1940 and 10 May 1941. London was the main target but other major cities were also bombed. Altogether, 20,000 died and another 25,000 were hurt during the Blitz..
Life on the home front during World War II was a significant part of the war effort for all participants and had a major impact on the outcome of the war. Here is the place to read and add your stories relating to this subject.