In the first day of fighting alone, the most deadly of all, 19,290 Allied troops died, 35,493 were wounded, and 2,000 listed as missing. From among these vast numbers, it is possible – and extremely moving – to find out more about your ancestor’s role in
Month: June 2018
Military Photograph and Document Recognition
Forces War Records can offer a photo and document recognition service, which could help you learn more about the military individuals in your family
First V-1 ‘Doodlebug’ bomb attack on London
On the 13th June 1944 the first German attack on Britain using the V-1 flying bomb, otherwise known as the ‘doodlebug’, took place.