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H2HSnake

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#1 12 years ago
jumjum

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#2 12 years ago

What a fantastic site! I can't get enough first-person accounts, so this is great for me. Haven't read the link yet, but will right now. Thanks for the link.




snotvod

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#3 12 years ago

Indeed a really nice site. Too bad reading on the computer is so exhausting for the eyes :(




Mr_Cheese

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#4 12 years ago

I love the BBC's eyewitness site - I think it was such a good idea making so many memories so accessable like that. There's some great stories there.




Admiral Donutz VIP Member

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#5 12 years ago

Very intresting indeed. Though it misses a search option (it has a global site search but not an option to search only that part of the site with ww2 stories).




jumjum

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Just an update on the BBC site, which I did not know about until H2HSnake's post. What a fantastic source! I've been reading some first-person accounts of the the very earliest days of the war, into 1940 France and Brtish vs. Italians in Africa, which I've never seen much on. There are dozens of such wonderful accounts by soldiers and civilians who lived through the war. Thanks again for introducing me to this site.




H2HSnake

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#7 12 years ago

You own this all to CAMELMASTERLAMAFATHAR0X0RDUDE that is COOL and all the camels that ar tuf and don't need subtitles:naughty: :bows:




oscar989

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#8 12 years ago
jumjumJust an update on the BBC site, which I did not know about until H2HSnake's post. What a fantastic source! I've been reading some first-person accounts of the the very earliest days of the war, into 1940 France and Brtish vs. Italians in Africa, which I've never seen much on. There are dozens of such wonderful accounts by soldiers and civilians who lived through the war. Thanks again for introducing me to this site.

Can you please post the links? Africa is my favorite theater. I have been looking around the site and I can't find any of the things you described.




AussieZaitsev

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CAMELMASTERLAMAFATHAR0X0RDUDE that is COOL and all the camels that ar tuf and don't need subtitles

Has thee consumed thy insane root, ho!?

/reading macbeth atm




jumjum

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#10 12 years ago

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/ is the main site; http://www.bbc.co.uk/ww2peopleswar/stories/94/a2064494.shtml is the story I was commenting on. As far as I can tell, other than the broad categories in the index, there is no way to find particular campaigns or battles, unless the story title happens to identify one.

There are thousands of stories. What a wonderful example of the value of the internet. And also excellent evidence of why the BBC, even in light of the problems inherent in a government news service, and even though over the years its news service has drifted into partisan waters, deserves to exist.




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