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Air Force Records: A Guide for Family Historians

By: N/A

Price: $24.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615254


***Newly revised including expanded section on the interwar years including records of RAF actions in North and South Russia, Mesopotamia, Persia, Somaliland, India and Palestine***This practical and accessible guide shows how to explore British air forces – and ancestors who served in them – through the wealth of material a tht eNational Archives and elsewhere. Thoroughly revised and updated, it covers air forces as varied as the Royal Engineers Balloon Section,... View more info

Germany 1944: The British Soldier's Pocketbook

By: Edited by The National Archives

Price: $12.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365915


This soldier’s pocketbook from 1944, and the tale of its creation, reveal a fascinating moment of history: a snapshot of prejudices, expectations, assumptions and fears. It was created in conditions of secrecy to prepare British and Allied soldiers for entering and occupying Germany - but at a time when even victory was not guaranteed. What would they face? How would they be treated? How would they manage a population they were used to thinking of only as "enemy co... View more info

Air Force Records: A Guide for Family Historians

By: William Spencer

Price: $15.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 162934


This practical and accessible guide shows how to explore British air forces – and ancestors who served in them – through the wealth of material a tht eNational Archives and elsewhere. Thoroughly revised and updated, it covers air forces as varied as the Royal Engineers Balloon Section, the Royal Flying Corps, the RAF and WRAF,j Fleet Air Arm, Glider Pilot Regiment and Royanl Naval Air Service, in campaigns spanning the Boer War and two World Wars to Korea, Kenya and ... View more info

Family History In The Wars: How Your Ancestors Served Their Country

By: William Spencer

Price: $14.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365953


Millions of lives were touched in half a century of conflict between 1899 and 1953. From the empire-building Boer War to Cold War hostilities in Korea, volunteers and conscripts swelled professional armies. The World Wars, the greatest conflicts ever known, had unprecedented impact. Over a million men and women enlisted and served in British armed forces alone during 1914-18, and the figure for the Second World War was even higher. Almost every family has ancestral links... View more info

Army Records: A Guide for Family Historians

By: William Spencer

Price: $24.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615100


The National Archives’ exceptional collection of military material includes the personal files of hundreds of thousands of First World War soldiers as well as Army nursing services, the WAAC, prisoners of war from the Second World War and Korea, and a wide variety of orders, decorations and medal rolls—from the Napoleonic Wars to the Falklands. This practical and accessible guide to records in the Archives and the British Library’s India Office covers over four cen... View more info