Selected links to World War Two related websites:

Their Past Your Future projects


Their Past Your Future

A UK-wide educational project which encourages exploration of the impact and ongoing legacy of 20th Century conflict on people and places in the UK and around the world.


Second World War in Northern Ireland

An online learning resource that lets you explore how the Second World War affected people in Northern Ireland. Developed as part of the Their Past Your Future project.


World War Two in Scotland

War Detectives is a project that has given school children and community groups in Scotland an opportunity to learn about the Second World War.


Welsh Memories of the Second World War

A bilingual website that commemorates The Second World War in Wales, through the memories of those who lived through it. Developed as part of the Their Past Your Future project.


Other useful
World War Two sites


BBC People's War

An archive of World War Two memories - written by the public, gathered by the BBC


BBC History -
World War Two

The BBC's online history pages focusing on the Second World War


Imperial War Museum - Collections Online

Access to material covering all aspects of twentieth century conflict. The site includes detailed catalogue information for over 160,000 items from the Imperial War Museum's collecting departments


The Learning Curve -
Home Front 1939-1945

One of many online exhibitions on the National Archives' Learning Curve website. This resource on the subject of the home front can be used in classroom lessons or for independent research


Spartacus Schoolnet

An educational website aimed at schools, covering historical topics including the Second World War.