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Announcements, Help & FAQ's

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Counter-Battery Fire

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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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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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How did your grandfather lo... - last post by Vinnerzz

Military Service Records & Genealogical Research

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

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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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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

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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

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North Africa, Sicily, Mideast and Southern Balkans. Southern France Landings go in Western Europe.

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Eastern Europe

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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

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

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Post War 1945-1955

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

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WWII General

Open WW2 discussion

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Military Training, Doctrine, and Planning

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

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Concentration, Death Camps and Crimes Against Humanity

Camps are arranged by location.

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WWII Today

Discussion about WW2 related topics from 1945 to today

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Weapons & Technology in WWII

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

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Codes, Cyphers & Spies

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WWII Books & Publications

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Discuss and review WWII literature.

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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,
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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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Open to any WW2 Militaria topics

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Military Vehicle Restoration

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

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Art of War

A forum for Art & Artists. Military themed Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, & Crafts. For Trench Art Militaria visit our Trench Art forum.

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Political Cartoons & Caricatures

With primarily a WW2 focus,

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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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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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Free Fire Zone

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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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Sport & Athletics

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Quill and Ink

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

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