Imperial War Museum
With links to the five museum sites : IWM London, IWM North, The Cabinet War Rooms, HMS Belfast and IWM Duxford.
The Imperial War Museum’s Collections Online
This site offers access to material covering all aspects of twentieth century conflict.
Imperial War Museum Digital Films
IWM has managed a Film Archive for over a century. From its very beginnings as an institution IWM understood the importance of film as primary source material and its extensive collection illustrates the causes, course and consequences of conflict from the First World War to the present day.
This is a history educational web site aimed at schools.
BBC’s Peoples War
Online collection of stories and memories about the Second World War.
Battlefields of the Second World War
Online information about battlefields of the Second World War.
History resources including many useful links.
Bringing together the experiences of the men and women of Airborne Forces with the official records and regimental history.
The importance of D-Day
BBC Newsround have put together a helpful page explaining what D-Day was and why it was so important.
1944 to 2014
This site will allow you to go back and forth with photos from 1944 to 2014. There are 10 photos in total.
This website can be translated into English by selecting the UK flag and it provides some interesting information about Normandy Tourism.
The Cars, Tanks and Planes of WW2
Written by Bonnie Gringer
Recollections of WW2
This site links to thousands of oral history recordings with people who experienced WW2.
D-Day – Eyewitness Accounts of WW2From the beaches of Normandy to Berlin, a website about the history of D-Day and World War 2.
British Normandy Memorial
The British Normandy Memorial records the names of the 22,442 servicemen and women under British command who fell on D-Day and during the Battle of Normandy in the summer of 1944. This includes people from more than 30 different countries. Inscribed in stone, their names have never, until now, been brought together. The site also includes a French Memorial, dedicated to the memory of French civilians who died during this time.
The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum in London covers Jewish experiences during the Second World War.
The Royal Marines Museum
A museum down in Portsmouth that draws upon the history of the Corps.
Museum down in Portsmouth which includes personal accounts, audio-visual presentations and iconic objects.
Juno Beach Centre
The Juno Beach Centre is Canada’s Second World War museum and cultural centre located in Normandy, France. The Centre pays homage to the 45,000 Canadians who lost their lives during the War, of which 5,500 were killed during the Battle of Normandy and 381 on D-Day. Opened in 2003 by veterans and volunteers with a vision to create a permanent memorial to all Canadians who served during the Second World War, the Centre’s mandate is to preserve this legacy for future generations through education and remembrance.
The Caen Memorial Museum
Museum based in Normandy with exhibitions on the D-Day Landings and World War 2.
The Bridge of the Longest Day. This museum offers guided tours to discover the missions of the 6th Airborne Division that were to precede D-Day.
The D-Day Museum at Arromanches
First museum built to commemorate June 6th, 1944 and The Battle of Normandy.
Bletchley Park Museum
Home to the world’s largest collection of working historic computers. The UK’s wartime code centre and nerve centre of British intelligence during the Second World War.
The Museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces is open at Duxford in partnership with the Imperial War Museum.
The Second World War Experience
The Second World War Experience Centre in Leeds is a dedicated centre for collecting and preserving evidence about the Second World War.
D-DAY: THE SOLDIERS’ STORY, published by John Murray.
It is focussed on the young soldiers who fought on the beaches of Normandy.
There is more information on the website: www.gilesmilton.com
There is even a citing of General Martin in the book who founded the trust.