The 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be commemorated at Westminster Abbey in the venue’s first major service since lockdown.
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A World War Two Spitfire will soar above hospitals in the north-east as part of a thank you message for all NHS staff and those still battling Covid-19.
A 97-year-old former radar operative has said the heroes of the Battle of Britain deserve to be celebrated “whatever your politics are”.
Captain Sir Tom Moore has told junior soldiers passing out of their basic training that the “world is an oyster and yours to go and open”.
Aberdeen's communities have seen some memorable moments over the years, from dramatic fires to visiting famous faces and sporting achievements.
It’s a story which highlights the poignant fashion in which so many families were torn apart during the Second World War.
Research has compared the psychological response in the UK during the Covid-19 pandemic and the Blitz.
The last surviving tank landing craft used at D-Day has arrived in Southsea as part of its move to a museum.
A bid to relocate the last surviving tank landing craft used at D-Day to its new home has been delayed due to high winds.
A north-east woman has told of her experience in a Japanese interment camp during the second world war.
The Prince of Wales has paid tribute to the “indefatigable” heroes of “the Forgotten Army” on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.
Today marks 75 years since Japan surrendered to the Allied forces on August 15 1945, ending the Second World War’s hostilities. Gayle Ritchie looks at how our newspapers covered VJ Day.
Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in the Second World War, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime actions at a sombre annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The family of a Second World War veteran who died just days before this year’s Victory in Japan (VJ) Day have said he will be “sorely missed”.
The daughter of a Second World War soldier has shared his heart-breaking final letter to her after finding it almost 60 years after it was written.
The 75th anniversary of Victory in Japan (VJ) Day provides an opportunity to commemorate the efforts of the “forgotten army” in bringing the Second World War to an end, the former head of the British Army has suggested.
A veteran of the Second World War’s brutal Burma campaign has recalled how he survived tropical diseases, injury and jungle warfare 75 years on from the end of the conflict.
Two Navy veterans have shared their memories of surviving kamikaze attacks and sniper fire to make it through to the end of the Second World War and celebrate the first Victory in Japan (VJ) Day.
The defeat of Nazi Germany and the arrival of Victory in Europe on May 8 1945 was met by jubilation in Britain, but for many it did not mark the end of their war.
The royal family will lead VJ Day tributes on the weekend as this year’s landmark Second World War anniversaries continue to be commemorated despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A Second World War memorial to a force known as the “Forgotten Army” has been given special protection to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day, which effectively marked the end of the conflict.
Captain Sir Tom Moore has told how he “wasn’t very scared” of the Japanese Imperial Army, despite carrying around a suicide pill in case he was captured.
He was one of Scotland's most prolific and successful writers.
The words “war” and “peace” appear on a new commemorative £5 coin which marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
The city of Nagasaki in southern Japan is marking the 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombing.
A Red Arrows flypast will be one of the few physical events to mark Victory in Japan (VJ) Day this year, as commemorations move online due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Hiroshima has fallen silent to remember victims of the atomic bombing.
Survivors of the world’s first atomic bombing have gathered in diminished numbers near a blasted dome to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack.
Captain Sir Tom Moore is encouraging the public to remember the British and Commonwealth soldiers who served in the Far East on VJ Day, which he described as “the most special of days”.
“Hitler’s Bunker”, lying between the first and second fairways of Stonehaven Golf Course, is the legacy of a Nazi raid that happened 80 years ago on August 2.