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.
From youth shows to Aberdeen events, our archives are full of snapshots into the past. Here are images featuring north-east residents from 1952 to 1991 along with their original captions from time of publication.
From youth shows to Aberdeen events, our archives are full of snapshots into the past. Here are images featuring north-east residents from 1948 to 1991 along with their original captions from time of publication.
VE DAY: How sister of lost Stonehaven boys coped with loss and love at the end of the Second World War
Winnie Sinclair was among the many north-east youngsters who experienced contrasting emotions during the VE Day celebrations.
Hugh Inkster was among the millions of Britons who celebrated the end of the Second World War in Europe 75 years ago.
A leading veterans’ charity is on the hunt for ex-forces personnel from across the north-east to share their stories for a new project.
Stories of how north-east families were affected by the First World War will take centre stage in an acclaimed production at His Majesty’s Theatre.
Photographs of Winston Churchill sticking up two fingers to the advancing Nazi threat during the Second World War became defining images of British defiance, solidarity and resolve.
North-east war veterans and survivors are being urged to share their stories and photographs for an upcoming exhibition.
St Mary’s Episcopal Church on Carden Place was rebuilt after devastating damage was caused on the worst night of Aberdeen’s blitz in April 1943.
A group of Aberdeen schoolchildren has taken a trip down memory lane - as the primary seven pupils sampled life as World War 2 evacuees for the day.
He was a baker who joined the Gordon Highlanders after World War 1 broke out.
An amateur photographer has produced a collection of war-themed images ahead of Remembrance Sunday this weekend.
A display of memories exploring war and conflict will be on show when a city centre gallery reopens.