This society aims to be a hub for any person, article, conversation or otherwise related to World War Two1 in h2g2.
They say that from small acorns, mighty oaks grow, so here are the first tentative steps to creating this society.
Joining and contributing
At the moment the membership of this society stands at one: me! If you'd like to get involved it would be much appreciated. Please post your interest in the 'Joining this society' conversation on this page.
Or, if you know of anything on h2g2 that may be relevant to this society please post this in the 'WWII stuff on h2g2' conversation on this page.
- Behind the Battle of Britain (Edited)
The events leading up to the Battle of Britain, including organisation and technology, presented in a detailed and well-structured fashion by Bluebottle.
- Blitzkrieg ('Lightning War') - a Military Strategy (Edited)
A brief look at the tactics and technology behind this German military strategy by Mystrunner.
- Field Marshal General Erwin Rommel - the Desert Fox (Edited)
A detailed chronolgy of the life of the Desert Fox by Foxbat.
- The Enigma Cipher Machine (Edited)
An explanation of the mechanical workings of Germany's World War Two cipher machine, by Whisky.
- World War Two Rationing in Britain (Edited)
A concise yet illuminating article by Archangel Galaxy Babe.
- Blundering to victory..aviation technology vs the Allied establishment in WW2
Includes an analysis of the airpower of various combatant nations, by peakdistrict.
- Canadians in Italy During WWII
A brief article including links to songs about the D-Day Dodgers, by molec.
- Causes of the Second World War
A thorough overview, taken from the standpoint that the conflict was inevitable from the end of World War One, by spook.
- Flying Fighters of World War Two
Brief descriptions of the Spitfire and the Messerschmidt fighter planes by teddyfromhell.
- Isle of Wight Radar During The Second World War
A detailed piece on the only radar station in the British Isles to be destroyed during the war, by Bluebottle.
- The Bethnal Green Tube Shelter Disaster
An article on the biggest civilian disaster of World War Two, by Cinnamon Boobies. Currently in peer review.
- Wartime Fabric Shortages and Dior's New Look
Interesting piece on the relationship between fabric shortages and the European fashions of the war and post-war years, by knitbunny.
- World War Two
A humorous take on the history of WWII by Uncle Monty.