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Home Guard (United Kingdom)


The Home Guard was a defence organisation of the British Army during the Second World War. Operational from 1940 until 1944 ...

Home Guard World War 2 - Primary Homework Help


Home Guard. The Home Guard were volunteers who defended the five thousand miles of Britain coastline in the event of an invasion by Germany. They were ...

BBC - History - British History in depth: The Home Guard and 'Dad's ...


Feb 17, 2011 ... BBC page written by author Graham McCann looking at the truth behind the comedy of the WW2 Home Guard.

Home Guard FAQ


The name was changed from 'Local Defence Volunteers' to 'Home Guard' in July ... Army service records from WWII are not yet publicly available so this website ...

Home Guard personnel - The National Archives


For service histories of members of the Home Guard other than Durham you can ... Consult AIR 2/9040 to find recommendations for the award of the British ... are a good source for research into how the Second World War affected local areas.

Home Guard - Forces War Records


Search over 40000 Home Guard (Dads Army) personnel records from World War 2, inc. enrolment forms, recommendations for awards and MOD cabinet.

The Home Guard - Children's British History Encyclopedia


They later became known as the Home Guard and were nicknamed 'Dad's Army'. By the end of July, 1.5 ... Barrage balloons over London during World War II.

The Real Dad's Army: Vintage photos of Britain's Home Guard in WW2


Feb 5, 2016 ... The big screen reboot of the sitcom has reignited interest in Britain's Home Guard during the Second World War.

British Civilian Life in World War II: Civil Defence and Home Guard


Strength of the Home Guard and Royal Observer Corps. Home Guard. The Civil Defence Services in World War Two comprised the following elements: Air Raid ...

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Home Guard - History Learning Site


The Home Guard was originally known as the Local Defence Volunteers ... When rifles did arrive, they were American P17's and P14's from World War One.

Forget Dad's Army, new war records show the Home Guard was a...


Aug 21, 2012 ... Therefore these new Second World War records also shed light on the .... My great grandfather was the local Home Guard commander in WW2.

The Real 'Dad's Army' | Imperial War Museums


The Home Guard: Photograph contrasting a 1940 Local Defence volunteer ... The Local Defence Volunteers in this photograph are veterans of the First World War. ... Two Home Guards load an anti-aircraft gun during an air raid at night in Eric ...