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REPORT HERE FIRST! The place for recruits and cadets to introduce themselves and become familiarized with the WWII Forums rules.

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WWII Network News & Announcements

All updates on sites in our network will be announced here.

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WWII Forums News

Announcements, Help & FAQ's

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This is the feedback Forum, post your suggestions, comments and/or ideas here.

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Honor, Service and Valor

First-hand accounts of the war-time experience by the men who were there.

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Lancaster Bomber 514 Squadron - last post by Skipper

What Granddad did in the War

First -hand accounts of Veterans, posted by friends, families or those who wish to honor them.

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Duty Assignments - last post by TD-Tommy776

Military Service Records & Genealogical Research

Looking for information on a family member that served in the military?

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Roll of Honor & Memories - WWII Obituaries


  1. WWII Era Obituaries (non-military service)

The place to collect memories of those who served in the Second World War. If you see a relevant news article, post it here.

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Roll of Honor & Memories - All Other Conflicts

While WW2 is our focus here, this is a place to collect memories of those who served in conflicts other the Second World War. If you see a relevant news article, post it here.

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Prelude to War & Poland 1939

Time Period 1919 to the Conclusion of the German Campaign in Poland 1939

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Chiang Kai-shek's son s... - last post by Triple C

Western Europe


  1. Western Europe 1939 - 1942,
  2. Western Europe 1943 - 1945,
  3. Air War in Western Europe 1939 - 1945

Air & Ground Combat Involving the Western Allies and the Axis Powers on the Continent of Europe.

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Atlantic Naval Conflict


  1. Submarines and ASW Technology,
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U-boats, merchant convoys, the Hood, the Bismarck, Huff-Duff and ASDIC

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North Africa and the Mediterranean


  1. North Africa: Western Desert Campaigns 1940 to Operation Torch,
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North Africa, Sicily, Mideast and Southern Balkans. Southern France Landings go in Western Europe.

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Greece and Crete - last post by kartengruppe.it

Eastern Europe


  1. Eastern Europe October 1939 to February 1943,
  2. Eastern Europe February 1943 to End of War,
  3. Winter and Continuation Wars

Includes Eastern Front, Winter and Continuation War and Soviet & German conquests of the Upper & Middle Balkans. Does not include Russo-Japanese Wars in 1939 and 1945.

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War in the Pacific


  1. Naval Warfare in the Pacific,
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  3. Land Warfare in the Pacific,
  4. The CBI Theater,
  5. Pearl Harbor,
  6. Atomic Bombs In the Pacific

The Sino-Japanese War, the attack at Pearl Harbor to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki

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CBI Theater Maps - last post by LRusso216

Post War 1945-1955

Please limit discussion to subject that have a direct link to the war.

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The Best Rifle Never Made - last post by lwd

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WWII General

Open WW2 discussion

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Infantry hikes /  marches - last post by Bundesluftwaffe

Military Training, Doctrine, and Planning

General training and military studies not necessarily related to a specific battle or theater.

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British Regiments - last post by Sgnixon

Concentration, Death Camps and Crimes Against Humanity

Camps are arranged by location.

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Solahutte- The SS Resort - last post by The_Historian

WWII Today

Discussion about WW2 related topics from 1945 to today

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Weapons & Technology in WWII


  1. Small Arms and Edged Weapons,
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  7. Other Weapons

Discussion about the Weapons, War Machines and the technology it took to create them during World War Two.

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Most cost effective weapon - last post by harolds

Codes, Cyphers & Spies

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Bletchley Park - family con... - last post by cdboy2002

WWII Books & Publications


  1. Book Reviews,
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Discuss and review WWII literature.

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What are you reading PtII - last post by LRusso216

Information Requests

Doing research? Working on a project? Need Help? Ask Here.

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Quiz Me!

This is the place to test your knowledge of WWII & military history. Quizzes have rules, make sure you read the rules and follow them before participating.

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Alternate History


  1. What If - European Theater - Western Front & Atlantic,
  2. What If - European Theater - Eastern Front & Balkans,
  3. What If - Mediterranean & North Africa,
  4. What If - Pacific and CBI,
  5. What If - Other

Alternate History: Speculate about WWII battles that never were, changes in battles and explore ideas about how the war could have been different. Contact Moderators about opening up old threads.

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Sacred Cows and Dead Horses

Moderated Forum to be used as a repository for exceptional posts. Rogues will be able to reference these posts when trying to debunk common misconceptions about the war.

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WWII Films & TV

Any WW2 Movie is fair game

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Living History

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Sunday at the Mossie Museum - last post by Poppy

Modelling

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Semper  Fideles - last post by devil dog

Militaria


  1. Medals, Insignia, Badges & Recalls,
  2. Uniforms, Personal Gear (Kit) and Accessories,
  3. Weapons,
  4. Photographs and Documents,
  5. Death Cards,
  6. Art (Painting, Trench Art, & the like),
  7. Battlefield Relics,
  8. Collections,
  9. Other Militaria

Open to any WW2 Militaria topics

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My WW2 Handgun Collection - last post by Martin Bull

Military Vehicle Restoration

Discuss and post photos of any type of restored WWII vehicle.

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Building a Willys MB Jeep f... - last post by George Patton

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Tabletop Games


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Boardgames and RPGs.

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PC and Console Simulations


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  2. Hearts of Iron,
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  5. WWII Online,
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  7. Non-WarGames,
  8. Historical RolePlay,
  9. Unity of Command

All WWII Games and Simulation for consoles, PC games, and mobile devices.

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Military History

The place for non-WWII military history discussion.

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Para is Latest VC Winner - last post by Von Poop

Free Fire Zone


  1. The Stump

Any non-military topic is fair game here. Any political thread will be moved to The Stump, as well as any thread that turns into a political topic.

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Adam Curtis', Bitter Lake - last post by Bundesluftwaffe

Sport & Athletics

F1, Ice Hockey, MMA, Golf, Football, Futbol and any other sports you might like.

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Quill and Ink


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  2. Non-fiction,
  3. Poetry

Fiction, Non-fiction and Poetry authored by the Rogues of WW2F. Please post only your work.

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