World War Two archive collection

Archive clips on World War Two that capture both the ordinary and extraordinary lives of those who lived through the war.

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Berlin Wall

Wynford at the Wall

29 September, 1981

Wynford Vaughan-Thomas reports from the Berlin Wall and reveals the site of what was Hitler's bunker.

D-Day landings

D-Day landings

7 April, 2008

Wynford Vaughan-Thomas' extraordinary first-hand reports as the Allied invasion force landed at Anzio, in Italy, during the D-Day landings of January 1944.

Wynford Vaughan-Thomas

Welshman in Nazi Germany

7 April, 2008

"Terrifying. He had them in his grip." Wynford Vaughan-Thomas describes Adolf Hitler's oratory skills.

Women working in munitions factory

Munitions memories

14 March, 1996

" ..they were very frightened. Especially the workers coming in at 18 because that was when you were allowed to work on the danger area".

Lancasters over Leipzig

Lancasters over Leipzig

27 November, 1990

"I was one of the very, very lucky ones."

Bombing Berlin

Bombing Berlin

29 September, 1981

"It was certainly the most terrifying eight hours I have spent in my life".

Battle of Britain plane

Aces on film

25 April, 1968

This BBC News clip from April 1968 catches up with some veterans who fought in the Battle of Britain on the day Bomber Command became RAF Strike Force.


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The Tudors

Image of Henry VIII

A royal dynasty

Trace this distinctly Welsh family tree.

Myths

Butterfly Glade

Butterfly Glade

Guide the butterfly through the glade.

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