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15 October 2014
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There are 47,000 stories in the WW2 People's War archive. Browse through the categories below to find stories and photographs concerning major aspects of World War Two, and the locations where key events took place. Find out how these stories were categorised



Central Africa [7 stories]
East Africa [36 stories]
North Africa [553 stories]
  Tunisia [39 stories]
  Algiers [55 stories]
  Egypt [168 stories]
Southern Africa [99 stories]
West Africa [24 stories]


Burma [230 stories]
Ceylon (Sri Lanka) [39 stories]
China [17 stories]
Formosa (Taiwan) [10 stories]
French Indochina (Vietnam) [10 stories]
Hong Kong [22 stories]
India [318 stories]
Indonesia [48 stories]
Japan [54 stories]
Malaya [24 stories]
Singapore [163 stories]
Thailand [52 stories]

Australasia [55 stories]

Seas and Oceans

Indian Ocean [65 stories]
Mediterranean and European waters [406 stories]
North Atlantic and Arctic [273 stories]
Pacific Ocean [50 stories]
South Atlantic [56 stories]



Austria [47 stories]
Belgium [208 stories]
Corsica [9 stories]
Crete [24 stories]
Czechoslovakia [22 stories]
Denmark [18 stories]
Finland [4 stories]
France [2,348 stories]
Germany [779 stories]
Gibraltar [29 stories]
Greece [39 stories]
Hungary [12 stories]
Iceland [27 stories]
Italy [782 stories]
  Sicily [55 stories]
Malta [66 stories]
Netherlands [250 stories]
Norway [50 stories]
Poland [160 stories]
Republic of Ireland [31 stories]
Spain [6 stories]
Sweden [12 stories]
Switzerland [11 stories]
Yugoslavia [16 stories]

Middle East [214 stories]

North and Central America

Canada [73 stories]
Jamaica [16 stories]
United States of America [73 stories]

South America [15 stories]

USSR [48 stories]

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