September saw the 80th anniversary of the Second World War evacuation programme. Planning for Operation Pied Piper began in the summer of 1938 by the Government’s Anderson Committee.
Legendary paratrooper Sandy Cortmann has received a hero’s welcome on his return to Aberdeen.
A 97-year-old Second World War veteran who parachuted out over the Dutch city he was captured in 75 years ago has been congratulated by the Prince of Wales.
Descendants of a Second World War soldier who died in mysterious circumstances are being sought in a bid to remember him.
This week marked the 80th anniversary of World War Two. To mark the date we’re featuring a selection of images from our archive showing how Aberdeen prepared for the beginning of the war.
People who served in the Merchant Navy are being honoured in a special ceremony.
Eighty years ago today Britain went to war.
An exhibition will be held in Aberdeen to highlight the work of Polish citizens during the Second World War.
A group of charity workers are limbering up to take part in a gruelling five-day trek to raise money for slavery and domestic abuse victims.
In the first of a three-part series to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we look back at the men and women of the north-east who took part in the momentous military invasion
Organisers of a new exhibition about the history of firefighting in the north-east hope it will ignite the imaginations of young people.
A new support service for veterans is being set up in Aberdeen to help tackle the problem of loneliness.
A man is to appear in court accused of drink-driving and crashing into a north-east war memorial.
Some artworks are set to be banned from being shown in Aberdeen under new regulations agreed by councillors.
A young man who is travelling the world to record the stories of Second World War combat veterans has visited the north-east.
Veterans minister Graeme Dey has donated medals given to his grandfather in the Second World War to an Aberdeen war museum.
A north-east museum is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
These archive images show the moment Allied troops landed in Normandy on D-Day. Codenamed Operation Neptune, around 156,000 British and American soldiers landed in German-occupied France 74 years ago today in what is the largest seaborne invasion in history.
An event looking at the history of the Second World War in Aberdeen is to take place later this month.
Colin Firth and Dame Julie Walters have joined the cast of the big screen adaptation of The Secret Garden, it has been announced.
He was the Aberdeen bank clerk who went to war and became an unassuming hero.
The story of a resistance fighter who was the first to tell Allies of the Holocaust committed in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War 2 is being told in Aberdeen.
Heroic tales of daring escapes from behind enemy lines during World War 2 have been detailed in a new book by a North-east historian.
Two artists are trying to discover the origins of mystery woman “Dorothy”, whose name is inscribed on a wartime coastal defence block.
An image of children playing outside a bombed Aberdeen home has emerged today.
A man has appeared in court in connection with the alleged theft of World War 2 medals and a kilt from an Aberdeen home.
Callous thieves have raided an Aberdeen home, stealing World War 2 medals and jewellery worth thousands of pounds.
War medals have been stolen during a break-in at an Aberdeen property.
Work to install one of Scottish Water's largest solar panel projects to date has unearthed a piece of military history.
Workers at a North-east castle have discovered previously unseen graffiti dating back to the World War 2.