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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

United Kingdom


Bedfordshire [221 stories]
Berkshire [56 stories]
Birmingham and West Midlands [326 stories]
Black Country [20 stories]
Bradford and West Yorkshire [212 stories]
Bristol [234 stories]
Buckinghamshire [90 stories]
Cambridgeshire [137 stories]
Cheshire [110 stories]
Cleveland [8 stories]
Cornwall [182 stories]
Coventry and Warwickshire [256 stories]
Cumbria [123 stories]
Derbyshire [175 stories]
Devon [381 stories]
Dorset [143 stories]
Essex [417 stories]
Gloucestershire [132 stories]
Hampshire [444 stories]
Hereford and Worcester [67 stories]
Hertfordshire [115 stories]
Humber [137 stories]
Isle of Wight [37 stories]
Kent [696 stories]
Lancashire [315 stories]
Leeds [76 stories]
Leicestershire and Rutland [208 stories]
Lincolnshire [203 stories]
Liverpool [372 stories]
London [3,979 stories]
Manchester [308 stories]
Norfolk [300 stories]
North Yorkshire [149 stories]
Northamptonshire [110 stories]
Nottinghamshire [102 stories]
Oxfordshire [106 stories]
Sheffield and South Yorkshire [348 stories]
Shropshire [76 stories]
Somerset [134 stories]
Stoke and Staffordshire [219 stories]
Suffolk [311 stories]
Surrey [399 stories]
Sussex [294 stories]
Teesside [55 stories]
Tyneside and Northumberland [223 stories]
Wearside and County Durham [73 stories]
Wiltshire [154 stories]
Worcestershire [46 stories]



Borders [11 stories]
Central and Fife [56 stories]
East Ayrshire [41 stories]
Edinburgh and Lothian [67 stories]
Glasgow and Argyll [210 stories]
Highlands and Islands [73 stories]
North East Scotland [44 stories]
South West Scotland [16 stories]


Mid Wales [32 stories]
North East Wales [48 stories]
North West Wales [66 stories]
South East Wales [222 stories]
South West Wales [100 stories]

Channel Islands [244 stories]

Isle of Man [17 stories]

Northern Ireland [347 stories]

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