New website launched
LR History TV Limited, the owners of WW2History.com, launch a new website.
The forgotten D Day
70 years ago the Soviets started to 'liberate' Eastern Europe. Here's why you should care today.
World class historians
Many of the greatest WW2 experts in the world are interviewed at length, exclusively for WW2History.com.
A different kind of war
Hitler had ordered that the war in the Soviet Union would be a war of ‘annihilation’. What motivated that terrible demand, and what were the consequences of it?
GI Bride from London
Having been married by telephone, she traveled to America at the end of the war to make a new life with her US Airforce husband.
USA rejects bombing of Auschwitz
John McCloy, American Assistant Secretary of War, rejected a request received via the War Refugee Board that the railway lines to Auschwitz should be bombed.
Laurence Rees is an acclaimed historian and filmmaker who has specialised in writing books and making TV documentary series about the Second World War for twenty years. In 2006 he won the British Book Award for history book of the year for 'Auschwitz: the Nazis and the 'Final Solution''. His many television awards include a BAFTA, a Grierson Award, a Broadcasting Press Guild Award, a BANFF festival award, an International Documentary Award, a Broadcast Award and a George Foster Peabody Award.
Read Laurence Rees’ full biography
"Rees knows a vast amount about the Second World War and his judgments can seldom be faulted."
Sir Max Hastings, Sunday Times.
"Scholars across the world owe a considerable debt of gratitude to Laurence Rees for his immense and unique contribution to historical understanding."
From the citation awarding Laurence Rees an Honorary Doctorate, University of Sheffield
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