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Gilbert Bradley and Gordon Bowsher fell in love before the start of WW2; but when Gilbert joined the army their relationship survived through letters.
Army Welfare Worker Sergeant Adam Kastein speaks of his experience of coming out whilst in the Army.
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.
An essential part of maintaining morale was keeping troops entertained. Most units had a joker, and larger units would stage pantomimes.
8 May 1945 – Victory in Europe Day (VE DAY) – is a day etched in the memory of everyone who witnessed it. After nearly six years of war Germany officially surrendered on 7 May 1945 and the conflict was finally over.
"The Legion took me in at rock bottom and supported me like they support their beneficiaries".
Chronic pain and depression threatened Mike's marriage, but with support from us, they rebuilt their life together.
The Gulf War, fought from 1990 to 1991, saw the largest use of British troops in one deployment since the Second World War.
We are delighted to be supported by Coventry Building Society which has raised over £18 million for the Legion in over 12 years of partnership.
Discover how the role of women in the Armed Forces has developed over the last 100 years and learn more about the women who pushed the boundaries.
When Leon Parker left the Army, he struggled to adapt to civilian life and ended up homeless living in the woods in a tent with his dog Misty.
In 1941 Des Lush joined the RAF with hopes of becoming a pilot. Three years later he flew his first operation as a Bomb Aimer.
We are here to help members of the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, veterans and their families. And we’re not going anywhere.
Spies, Polish countesses and the legendary Colonel Buckmaster, Noreen Riols recalls her memories of the Secret Army.
By the end of 1945 troops were back home in the UK. But a UK that looked very different from the one they’d left when at the outbreak of war.