The Wartime Memories Project


World War Two was perhaps one of the most traumatic times in recent history. The fighting and hardships affecting the whole of Europe, the Pacific and having a knock on effect through out the world.

In 1999 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of WW2, it was suggested that a project should be begun to collect the memories of people who have lived through the war. Not just the dramatic events which are usually recorded, but also the everyday memories.

If you lived through the war years please leave your memories on the form provided or send an e-mail to the address below. If you were born after the war and know someone who would like to share their stories, please ask them to fill out the attached form and add their tale to the collection so that it can be recorded for future generations.

It is important as time marches on to gather memories before the generations who live through the war pass away and their memories are lost forever.

The project will publish some memories, and photographs on-line and also hold material and artifacts in an offline archive, to be displayed at events.
Memories of all types can be added, no matter if you were at home during the war, posted abroad with one of the services, helped in the home guard, were evacuated or in a reserved occupation. The list is endless. No matter how small please add your memories to the collection and help preserve the wartime spirit forever, in the hope that it will never happen again.

Thank you for your time



War Time Memories Project



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Were you in the forces during the war? Yes/No If yes which branch and unit.......................................

Where did you live during the war?.............................................................

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If you would prefer to record your memories on audio tape please do so and post it to the address below. If you include your address we will return your tape to you.

When complete please mail this form to:

WW2 Project, , UK



The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation.

This website is run out of our own pockets and from donations made by visitors. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources.

If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small to help with the costs of keeping the site running.

Or if you would like to send a cheque please email us for the postal address..





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