Below is a short list of links which might help in the search for more information, regarding aspects of Leicestershires wartime history:

The National Archives: Bomb Census survey records 1940-1945

Sheltering from Hitler's bombs during the night Leicester burned

The forgotten heroes of the Blitz

Leicestershire County Council: War Memorials Project

The Leicester City, County & Rutland At Risk War Memorials Project

Braunstone: 'The War Years'

Braunstone's War Years... on Facebook

Image Leicestershire: Leicestershire in Pictures - Air Raids and The Leicester Blitz

Quorn Village Museum - Wartime Quorn

World War II Today - Leicester Hit by the Blitz

Redmile Archive - Vale of Belvoir bombing on the night of the 8/9th May 1941

Thurmaston Military Indexes Website

History of RAF Wymeswold in 'The Wolds Historian' magazine

Teresa's wartime tale: Loughborough, Leicestershire

82nd Airborne News - Static Line Magazine

BBC Site on The Leicestershire Regiment

The Leicestershire Regiment Roll of Honour (BBC)

Olive & Eric's wartime memories

14th Brigade 47 Column 7th Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment

The Wartime Leicester Jewish Community

A Wartime Leicester website promoting activities and publications by Vincent M. Holyoak






Other useful links:

Leicestershire Link - Wartime Leicestershire forum

Airfield Information Exchange - Leicestershire Aviation forum

Key Publishing Ltd. Leicestershire Aviation forum

The Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society

East Midlands History and Heritage

The National Archives

East Midlands Oral History Archive

World War II Heritage

The BBC Worlds War Two, oral archive website

World War II Today: Follow the War as it Happened...

The Royal Leicestershire Regiment

Links to other Search facilities:

County Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester, and Rutland: Archive Catalogue

The CBA 'Defence of Britain: online Database and Archive

The Pillbox Study Group - U.K.

A.H.D.S. Online Resources

Internet Archaeology

'Order of Battle' of the United States Army - World War Two

The Wartime Memories Project

World War II, a British Focus

The 1940's Website

BCW Project: Military History Index

Links to local entertainment:

Jill Daniels wartime period music

More links will be added, as we find them. If you know of a link which is related to aspects of Leicestershire's wartime history please write to us HERE.

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