We Shall Keep the Faith - a Remembrance Day poem.

The poem "In Flanders Fields" by Dr John McCrae, written in is the reason that we use poppies to remember those that have died in wars.

Safety pin poppy brooches created to support Royal British Legion (From York Press)

A SCHOOL in North Yorkshire is supporting a local poppy-maker who is creating her own version of the flower to raise money for the Royal British…

A new permanent war memorial titled "Never Forget" has been unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum, UK

'Never Forget' memorial unveiled

A new permanent war memorial titled "Never Forget" has been unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum, UK

The Girl Guides; A Guide-Leader buys saving stamps from a Girl Guide, 1944. During the war, the public were encouraged to save their money rather than spend it. Organisations like the Girl Guides sold savings certificates and saving stamps. Savings groups made it easy to save regularly and special campaigns, such as War Weapons Weeks, helped to keep enthusiasm alive.

Image from the Imperial War Museum.

As the 75th anniversary of the blitz – Germany’s sustained bombing campaign of the UK in the second world war – approaches, these beautiful and striking pictures show the famous bombsites, the tin helmets, the victory rolls and the carry-on spirit

The blitz: rare colour photographs – in pictures

As the anniversary of the blitz – Germany’s sustained bombing campaign of the UK in the second world war – approaches, these beautiful and striking pictures show the famous bombsites, the tin helmets, the victory rolls and the carry-on spirit

World War two exhibit 1939 - 1945

World War two exhibit 1939 - 1945


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