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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.
The RAF began the war with the policy of targeting enemy military or industrial targets. But then, early in 1942, that policy suddenly changed to embrace the deliberate destruction of civilians. Why?
Merchant seaman sunk by U-boat
On 12 July 1942, Brian Clarke’s ship was sunk by a U-boat. He and his comrades then faced an arduous journey in a lifeboat to try and save themselves.
Red Army counter attacks
In the early hours of the morning of 5 December the Red Army began a counter attack against the Germans around Moscow. The Soviets eventually managed to push almost the whole front back more than fifty miles.
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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