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The Royal British Legion announces commemorative plans for the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict in 2022.
Service means defending not only our own nation – but helping others to defend theirs when natural disaster strikes.
At 9pm on Friday 8 May, the Legion took part in a UK-wide rendition of Dame Vera Lynn’s ‘We’ll Meet Again’ to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
Grab a cup of tea and join us for a livestream as we bring the World War Two generation together with today’s generation to share experiences.
Feel-good cook Melissa Hemsley is helping us celebrate VE Day with her root veg fritters recipe, inspired by the waste-not rationing mentality of World War Two.
When war broke out in Korea in 1950 Bill Fox jumped at the chance for adventure and volunteered to serve. But he had no idea what was in store for him on the other side of the world.
As Europe celebrated the surrender of German forces on VE Day, thousands of British, Commonwealth and Allied Armed Forces personnel were still involved in bitter fighting in the Far East.
Rajindar Singh Dhatt was living in pre-partition India when the Second World War broke out. He joined the army and fought at Kohima and Imphal in North East India.
Joseph Hammond was at school in Ghana when the Second World war broke out. In 1943 he joined the army and was drafted to serve in the 82nd West African Division alongside Gurkha and British forces as part of the Fourteenth Army.
Michael Tibbs, 98, joined the Royal Navy at the age of 18 after the outbreak of the Second World War, following in the footsteps of his father who was a Naval Chaplain.
While sisters Pat Davies & Jean Argles served in the Second World War as codebreakers, their father had been captured and taken as a prisoner of war in the Far East.
Raffaello Moscardini, 95, joined the Royal Air Force as a wireless operator in 1943 and was sent to war in the Far East.
Lance Corporal Stanley William Topham, 4th Battalion Royal Norfolk Regiment, was held as a prisoner of war for three years after he was captured by the Japanese in Singapore during the Second World War.
Alan McQuillin, 97, joined the RAF in 1941 taking part in the Normandy landings before being deployed to support the war effort in the Far East.
To mark Commonwealth Day and International Women’s Day, we're celebrating how their roles have changed over the last 100 years.
On 2 April 1982 Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands, sparking one of the largest major conflicts since WW2.