World War II Sources

I have been surprised at how many locations, both virtual and actual, there is that touch on the World War II period in history. I have always been interested in history, and this period of time in particular. I thought others might be unaware of some of these sources, so I decided in June of 2018 to begin to collect and document sources of information as I came across them. I seem to be adding a few new listings every week with the total now more than 430.

If you find this page of interest, you might also like:

The World War II Timeline page. The “World War II Timeline” page shows events leading up to WWII, as well as during the war. Events are broken down into the Pacific and European Theaters by date.

The “About WWII” page is a collection of links to posts that I have made over the years that are relevant to WWII.

Page last updated June 27, 2020

Site Type Web URL Facebook Twitter Location Country
10th Armoured Division (WWII reenacting group that recreates the US 10th Armored Division, Combat Command B. Specifically the units involved in the defense of Bastogne) R Yes
100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum M Yes Yes 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, Common Rd, Dickleburgh, Diss, UK, IP21 4PH UK
20th Century G.I. Living History Events R Yes
345th Bomb Group Yes
5th SS Wiking (re-enactment unit) R
95th Bomb Group Archives H Virtual
517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team 1943-1945 H Virtual
Air Force Historical Research Agency H Yes Yes AFHRA, 600 Chennault Circle, Maxwell AFB, AL, 36112-6424 USA
Airborne Assault Museum (living history of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces) M Yes Yes Airborne Assault Museum, Duxford CB22 4QR UK UK
Airborne Museum Hartenstein M Yes Yes Utrechtseweg 232, 6862 AZ Oosterbeek Netherlands
Airborne Museum Sainte-Mère-Eglise M Yes 14 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mère-Eglise, France France
Airborne Reenactors R Yes Yes
Airborne Troop Carrier (dedicated to the men of the US Airborne Troop Carrier units of WW2) H Yes
Aircraft Book Review (Reviewer, mad supporter of WW2 RAF, FAA and Commonwealth aircrew books/authors.Writer/journo/editor. Endless list of aviation history projects) H Yes Virtual
Airborne 44 Tours T Virtual
Aircraftmuseum Zeltweg (part of Heeresgeschichtliches Museum) M Fliegerhorst, Hinterstoisser (Hangar 8), 8740 ZELTWEG / Steiermark Germany
Airfields of Britain H Yes Yes Virtual
Alamo Military Collectables E 157 Lemay Ferry Rd (696.70 mi), St. Louis 63125-1426 USA
Alex Tijhuis (Collector of German WW1/WW2 photos. History (World Wars) Teacher/Student. Collaboration in The Netherlands 1940-1945.) H Yes Virtual
Allied Victory Tours T Yes Virtual
American Air Museum in Britain M IWM Duxford, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK CB22 4QR UK
American Airpower Museum M Yes 1230 New Hwy- Hangar 3, Farmingdale, New York USA
American Heritage Museum M Yes Yes American Heritage Museum, 568 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749 USA USA
American Rosie the Riveter Association (ARRA) (To recognize and preserve the history and legacy of working women, including volunteer women, during World War II) H Yes
American Undersea Warfare Center M Yes Yes American Undersea Warfare Center, 100 Seawolf Park Blvd, Galveston, Texas USA
American Veterans Center H Yes Yes 1100 N Glebe Rd Ste 910, Arlington, Virginia 22201 USA
American women in uniform – WWII Yes
Americans in Wartime Museum M Yes Yes
Amphibious Forces Memorial Museum M Yes Vigor Shipyard on Swan Island in Portland, Oregon USA
Ar Gunner Magazine P Yes Yes Virtual
Armor Modeling & Preservation Society S Yes
Armorama (military scale modeling) S Yes Yes
Armourer’s Bench H Yes Virtual
Army Heritage Center Foundation H Yes Yes 950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, Pennsylvania USA
Army Museum Halifax Citadel M Yes Yes Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, Cavalier Building (second floor), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Canada
Army Museums M Yes Yes Virtual
Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery (Graves from Operation Market Garden) C Van Limburg Stirumweg 6861 WL Oosterbeek Netherlands Netherlands
Arnhem War Museum M Yes Yes Stichting Arnhems Oorlogsmuseum 40-45, Kemperbergerweg 780, 6816 RX Arnhem Netherlands
Ashworth Barracks Museum M Yes Cedar Road, Doncaster, SOUTH YORKSHIRE DN4 9EY UK
At the Front (WWII reproductions) E Yes 430 Rose Ln, Columbia, Kentucky 42728 USA USA
Austin Armor Builders Society (a chapter of AMPS) S Yes Virtual
Australia @ War H Virtual
Axis History (an apolitical site and forum dedicated to the history of the European Axis nations during the Second World War.) H Virtual
Axis History Forum (an apolitical forum for discussions on the Axis nations and related topics) H Yes Virtual
Band of Brothers 101st H Yes Virtual
Base Borden Military Museum M 27 Ram St., Borden, Ontario, Canada L0M 1C0 Canada
Bastogne Barracks War Heritage Institute M Yes Yes Rue de la Roche, 40 – 6600 Bastogne Belgium
Bastogne War Museum M Yes Colline du Mardasson, 5 – 6600 Bastogne (Belgium) Belgium
Battlegames (online content for wargamers and military history enthusiasts) H Yes
Battle Honours (battlefield tours) T Yes Yes Virtual
Battle of Britain Bunker M Yes Yes Wren Avenue, Hillington, UK UB9 OBE UK
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight M Yes Yes RAF BBMF Visitors Centre, Dogdyke Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire UK
Battlebox M Yes Battlebox, 2 Cox Terrace, Fort Canning Park, Singapore Singapore
Battlecast (a monthly podcast about war and it’s sociopolitical impact) H,P Yes Virtual
Battlefield Design H,P,T Yes Yes The Oaks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL4 5WP UK
Battlefiel Museum (online virtual museum presenting historical military artifacts representing over 500 years of warfare from the Middle Ages through the Vietnam War) H Yes 819 Hope Mills Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28304 USA USA
Battlefields WW2 (Remnants from second world war in Europe) H Yes
Battleship Texas State Historic Site M 3523 Independence, Parkway South, LaPorte, TX USA
Becklingen War Cemetery (2297 commonwealth graves) C B3 / Becklingen 29614 Soltau Germany Germany
Bentley Priory Museum M Yes Yes Mansion House Drive, Stanmore, London, United Kingdom HA7 3HT UK
Bergen-Belsen Memorial (Concentration Camp) M Yes Gedenkstätte Bergen-Belsen, Anne-Frank-Platz, 29303 Lohheide, Germany Germany
Bletchley Park M Yes Yes The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Braunton Burrows US Assault Training Centre (remains of training facility) H North Devon coast, Latitude: 51.076627, Longitude: -4.197887 UK
Brest Hero-Fortress M Belarus, 224018, Brest, 60 GOBK st., Memorial Complex Belarus
Britain at War H Yes Yes Virtual
British Empire at War H Yes Virtual
Brussels Air Museum M Parc du Cinquantenaire 3, Jubelpark 3, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium Belgium
Bunkerpictures (Bunkers from World War II (1933-1945) & the Cold War (1945-1991)) H Yes Yes Virtual
Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery (224 Commonwealth graves, most from the 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division) C near Cambes-en-Plaine, Calvados, France France
Cambridge American Cemetery C Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Madingley Road , Coton CB23 7PH, Cambridge, United Kingdom UK
Camille Vargas Harlé (Histoire militaire, mémoire WW1 WW2 Writing and research warstudies Writer) H Yes Virtual
Camp Hearne (WWII POW Camp) M Yes PO Box 346, 12424 Camp Hearne Rd, Hearne, Texas 77859 USA
Camp Vught National Memorial (former SS camp Konzentrationslager Herzogenbusch, also known as Camp Vught January 1943 – September 1944) M Lunettenlaan 600, 5263 NT Vught, The Netherlands Netherlands
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum M Yes Yes 9280 Airport, Road, Mount Hope, Ontario L0R 1W0 Canada
Castletown D-Day Center M Yes Admiralty Buildings, Castletown, Portland, Dorset, UK, DT5 1BD UK
Cavanaugh Flight Museum M Yes Yes 4572 Claire Chennault, Addison, TX 75001 USA
Central Florida WW2 Museum M Yes USA
Central Illinois WW2 Reenactors R Yes Virtual
Christian Belena H Yes Virtual
Churchill War Rooms M Churchill War Rooms, Clive Steps, King Charles Street, London, England SW1A 2AQ UK
Civilian War Memorial H War Memorial Park, Singapore near Padang and City Hall Singapore
Classic Military Vehicle (magazine) P Yes Yes
Classic Warbirsds H Yes Yes Virtual
Combatpix (photos of modern military history) H Virtual
Cobbaton Combat Collection M Yes Cobbaton, Chittlehampton, Umberleigh, North Devon, UK EX37 9RZ UK
Combined Military Services Museum M Yes Yes Station Road, Maldon, Essex UK
Commando Supremo (Italy at War) H Yes Yes Virtual
Commemorative Air Force H Yes Yes Dallas, Texas, though there are many other locations USA
Courtroom 600 (Courtroom 600 takes visitors on an immersive journey inside the Nuremberg trials, where Nazi Germany’s leaders were made to answer for heinous crimes.) H Yes Yes 1230 N State Pkwy (1,521.07 mi), Chicago, Illinois 60610 USA
DDay 4 You T Virtual
D-Day Center H Yes Yes Virtual
D-Day Conneaut (largest annual WWII reenactment in the US) R Yes Yes USA
D-Day Experience M Yes 2 Village de l’Amont, 50500 Saint-Côme-du-Mont, France France
D-Day Overlord H Yes Yes Virtual
D-Day Revisited H Yes Yes Virtual
Dad’s Army Museum M Yes
de Havilland Aircraft Museum M Yes Yes de Havilland Aircraft Museum, Salisbury Hall, London Colney, Hertfordshire, AL2 1BU UK
Defense of the Realm H Yes Yes Virtual
Denkort Bunker Valentin )submarine bunker Valentine) M Yes Rekumer Siel, 28777 Bremen, Germany Germany
Deutsches Panzermuseum Munster M Yes Yes Hans-Krüger-Straße 33, Munster, Niedersachsen, Germany 29633 Germany
Digger History ( Unofficial history of the Australian & New Zealand Armed Services) H Virtual
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum M Yes Former Control Tower Tinwald Downs Road Heathhall Industiral Estate, Dumfries DG1 3PH, Scotland UK
Dunkirk 1940 M Yes Yes Fort Luton, Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5XJ UK UK
Dunkirk War Museum (Memorial du Souvenir) M Courtines du Bastion 32, Rue des Chantiers de France, 59140, Dunkerque France
Dutch Navy Museum M Yes Yes Hoofdgracht 3 (6,530.77 mi), Den Helder, Netherlands 1781 AA Netherlands
Duxford Imperial War Museum M IWM Duxford, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, CB22 4QR UK UK
Dyess Heritage Museum (outdoor Linear Air Park with 31 planes from World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and Operation Desert Storm) M 800 Arnold Boulevard, Abilene, TX US
EAA Aviation Museum M Yes Yes 3000 Poberezny Road , Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 54902 USA
Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower M Yes Heritage Way, Priddy’s Hard, Gosport PO12 4LE UK UK
Faces of Auschwitz H Yes Virtual
Fagen Fighters WWII Museum M Yes 2450 540th St, Granite Falls, MN USA
Fallingbostel Military Museum e. V. M Yes Konrad Zuse Str. Queens Avenue Speicher 3. 29683 Bad Fallingbostel-Oerbke Germany
Fighting through WW2 History podcast H Yes Yes Virtual
Finnish Air Force Museum M Yes Yes Tikkakoskentie 125, Tikkakoski 41160 Finland Finland
First Division Museum M Yes Yes 1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189 USA
First Special Service Force Living History Group R Yes Virtual
Flight Nurses Association H Virtual
Florida During World War II (Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services) H Virtual
Florida World War II Heritage Trail H Virtual
Florida’s World War II Memorial (a permanent display at the Museum of Florida History) M Museum of Florida History, R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, FL USA
Flugmuseum Messerschmitt M Yes Rechliner Str., Manching, Germany 85077 Germany
Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum M Yes Yes Paine Field Airport, 3407 109th St. SW, Everett, WA 98204 USA
Fold 3 (for profit providing convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served) P Virtual
Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters, Tomigusuku M 236 Tomigusuku,Tomigusuku-shi, Okinawa-ken 901-0241, Japan Japan
Freedom Museum M Yes Yes Wylerbaan 4,6561 KR Groesbeek Netherlands
Friends of the Army Women’s Museum Yes 2100 A Avenue, Bldg. 5219, Fort Lee, Virginia 23801 USA
Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widersttand (German Resistance Memorial Center) M Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand, German Resistance Memorial Center, Stauffenbergstraße 13 – 14, Entrance through the commemorative courtyard, 10785 Berlin-Mitte, Germany Germany
German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst (site of German surrender to Russian forces) H Deutsch-Russisches Museum Berlin-Karlshorst, Zwieseler Straße 4, 10318 Berlin, Germany Germany
Griffon Merlin (James Holland’s Second World War Forum) H Yes Yes Virtual
Hawker Typhoon Preservation Group (UK based restoration project to get Hawker Typhoon RB396 airworthy) H Yes Yes UK
Hayley Shaw (MA Public History and Heritage graduate. MA thesis: ‘From Hell to Paradise: Child Holocaust Survivors in North England from 1945.’) H Yes
Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles M 606 Heartland Road, Lexington, NE USA
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum (Austrian Museum of Military History) M Yes Yes Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Militärhistorisches Institut, Arsenal, Objekt 1, Vienna, Austria Austria
Helion & Company (publisher & bookseller of military history) P Yes Yes
Helsinki Military Museum M Yes Yes Pääesikunnan viestintäosasto, Helsinki 00130 Finland Finland
Heroes of the Second World War (Filmed interviews of WWII Combat Veterans) H Virtual
Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley H Yes Fort Riley, Kansas, USA USA
Historical Firearms (a site that looks at the history, development and use of firearms, as well as wider military history) H Yes Yes
History Articles H Virtual
History Extra (The official website for BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed and BBC World Histories Magazine) H Yes Yes
History Hack (History podcasts) H,N Virtual
History HIT.TV (paid on-line history channel) H Yes Yes Virtual
History Lovers Club (historical photos) H Yes
History of Tanks H Yes Virtual
Home Front Museum M Yes Yes New Street, Llandudno, UK UK
Holten Canadian War Cemetery (1381 graves from WWII) C Eekhoornweg 7451 Holten Netherlands Netherlands
Hugo Schmeisser (Sturmgewehr 44 related facts and photographs) H Yes Virtual
Hurricane Heritage M Yes Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire UK
I Love WWII Planes H Yes Virtual
Illinois State Military Museum M Yes 1301 N MacArthur Blvd, Springfield, Illinois 62702-2399 USA USA
Imperial war Museums M Yes London, Duxford & Manchester, UK UK
Imprints of WWII (Photographs, Documents & Ephemera from the WWII period) H Yes Virtual
Infantry Museum M JALKAVÄKIMUSEO, Jääkärinkatu 6-8,, 50100 Mikkeli, 015-369666 Finalnd
Infocenter WW2 Nijmegen M Yes Yes Ridderstraat 27, 6511 TM Nijmegen Neterlands
International Bomber Command Centre M Yes Yes International Bomber Command Centre, Canwick Hill, Lincoln UK, LN4 2HQ, 01522 514755
International Historical Research Associates H Yes Yes Virtual
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum M Yes Yes Pier 86, West 46th St & 12th Ave, New York, NY
Irish Brigade (The story of the 38th [Irish] Brigade in the Second World War) H Yes Virtual
Iron Cross Magazine (magazine focusing entirely on German Military History from 1914-1945) P Yes
Italian Military Archives H Yes Virtual
Jack Holland (Historian, author) H Yes Yes Virtual
Jonathan Ware (Military Historian) H Yes Yes Virtual
Journal of War & Culture Studies (Open access journal coveraing all conflicts) P
Journal Stor (JSTOR – primarily academic digital books and other primary sources as well as current issues of journals) H Yes Yes Virtual
Juno Beach Centre M Yes Yes oie des Français Libres, Courseulles-sur-Mer 14470 France
Kent Battle of Britain Museum M Yes Yes Folkestone,Kent
Kawaguchiko Motor Museum / Air Museum M Narusawa-Mura, Fujizakura Kogen Nai, Minamitsuru-Gun, Yamanashi Prefecture 401-0320 JAPAN
Kohima War Cemetery (Commonwealth graves) C near Kohima, Nagaland, India
Kranji War Memorial (Dedicated to those from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Sri Lanka, India, Malaya, the Netherlands and New Zealand who died defending Singapore and Malaya against the invading Japanese forces during World War II) H 9 Woodlands Road, in Kranji in northern Singapore
KreisMuseum Wewelsburg (Wewelsburg District Museum) M Kreismuseum Wewelsburg, Burgwall 19, 33142 Büren-Wewelsburg, Germany
Kubinka Tank Museum M Kubinka – Golitsyno – Seliatino
La Coupole Centre d’Histoire (V2 launching base) M Musée Bunker – La Coupole, Centre d’Histoire et Planétarium 3D, Rue André Clabaux, CS 40284, 62570 Wizernes, France France
La Délivrande War Cemetery (943 commonwealth and 180 German war graves) Célivrande_War_Cemetery near Douvres-la-Délivrande, Calvados, France
Lago Vista Air Power Museum M 314 Flightline Road, Rusty Allen Airport, Lago Vista, Texas 512-267-7403
LAH Living History Association (Waffen-SS reenacting unit) R Yes
Lane Motor Museum (includes military vehicles) M Yes Yes 702 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN, 37210 USA
Le Blockhaus D’Éperlecques (biggest bunker in the north of France) M Le Blockhaus D’Éperlecques, Rue Du Sart, 62910 Éperlecques, France
Le Grand Bunker Musée du Mur le l’Atlantique (The Grand Bunker Atlantic Wall Museum) M Avenue du 6 Juin, 14150 Ouistreham, France
Leger Holidays (Battlefield tours) T Yes Yes Sunway House, Rotherham S60 2XR
Liberation Route Europe H Yes Yes Lucasbolwerk 10, Utrecht 6661 EK
Lone Star WW2 Living History Crew R Yes
Longues-sur-Mer Gun Battery (part of the Atlantic Wall) 14400 LONGUES-SUR-MER France
Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial (largest number of graves of US military dead of World War II in Europe – 10,482) C Lorraine American Cemetery, Avenue de Fayetteville, 57500, St Avold, France
Lotta Museum (documents the history of the World War II Lotta Svärd women’s volunteer association) M Yes 39 Rantatie, Tuusula, 4310, Finland
Louisiana Maneuvers Military Museum M Camp Beauregard, 623 G Street, Pineville, La USA
Louisiana National Guard Museum at Jackson Barracks M Jackson Barracks, Area C, 4209 Chenault Blvd. New Orleans, La 70117 USA
Lūneburg Heath Memorial (site of surrender of German troops in Holland, Northern Germany and in Denmark) H
MacArthur Museum Brisbane M Yes Yes Level Eight MacArthur Chambers, 201 Edward Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Mantank (Japanese military modeler site) S Yes Yes
Manchester Military History Society H Yes Yes East Manchester History and Gaming Centre, Knivton Street, Hyde, Tameside, United Kingdom SK14 2PU
Manzanar National Historic Site M Yes Manzanar National Historic Site, 5001 Highway 395, Independence, CA
Memoirs of WWII (Video interviews of veterans on YouTube) A Virtual
Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy M Yes Yes BAYEUX MUSEUM, BP 21215, 14402 Bayeux cedex, France
Memorial Pegasus M Yes Avenue Major John Howard, Ranville, 14860 Ranville, France
Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre M Yes Yes The Visitor Centre, Westmoor Farm, Martin moor, Metheringham, Lincoln, LN4 3WF
Midway Village Museum M Yes Yes 6799 Guilford Road, Rockford, IL USA
Military Indexes H Virtual
Military History Now H Yes Yes Virtual
Military Stuff H Yes Yes Virtual
Military Tour (original and reproduction products from WW1 and WW2) T Yes Yes 210 Dufferin Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R2W 2X5
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum M Yes Yes Building 850, Forrest Ave. W, Camp Shelby, MS 39407
MM Park France M Yes 4 rue Gutenberg, La Wantzenau 67610 France
Moffett Field Historical Society Museum M Severyns Ave., Building 126, Moffett Field, CA USA USA
Museo Storico Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force Museum) M Yes Yes Aeroporto “Luigi Bourlot”, Strada Circumlacuale, snc – Loc. Vigna di Valle, 00062 – Bracciano (Roma) Italy
Museum of Aviation (Robins Air Force Base) M Yes Yes 1942 Heritage Blvd, Warner Robins, Georgia 31098 USA
Museum of Flight M Yes Yes 9404 E. Marginal Way, Seattle, WA 98108 USA
Museum of the American GI M Yes 19124 TX-6 S, College Station, Texas USA
Museum of the Former German Kulmhof Death Camp in Chełmno on Ner M Chełmno 59A, 62-660 Dąbie
Museum of the Great Patriotic War M Yes Yes 10 Brothers Fonchenko St, Moscow, Russian Federation, 121170 Russia
Museum of the Surrender M Yes 12 rue du Pdt Franklin Roosevelt, 51100, Reims, France France
Museum Stammheim (the largest private museum in Germany for military and contemporary history) M Museum für Zeitgeschichte, Maintalstraße, 97509 Stammheim Germany Germany
Museumships H Yes Yes
Musée de Blindes Saumur (Saumur Armored Museum) M Yes 1043 Route de Fontevraud, Saumur, France 49400 France
Musée de l’Armée M Yes Yes 129 rue de Grenelle, Paris, France 75007 France
Musée du Débarquement M Yes Yes Place du Six Juin, Arromanches-Les-Bains, Basse-Normandie, France France
Musée du Mur de l’Atlantique M Musée du Mur, de l’Atlantique Batterie Todt, 62179 Audinghen – Cap Gris Nez, France France
Musée Dunkerque 1940 M Courtines du Bastion 32, rue des Chantiers de France, 59140 Dunkerque, France France
Museo storico dello sbarco in Sicilia (Museum of the Landing in Sicily) M Yes Yes
Muzeum II Wojny Światowej (The Museum of Second World War) M MUZEUM II WOJNY ŚWIATOWEJ W GDAŃSKU, pl. W. Bartoszewskiego 1, 80-862 Gdańsk
My Aviation World H Yes Virtual
National Churchill Museum M Yes Yes Westminster College, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton, Missouri USA
National Archives : World War II Records H Virtual
National Museum of the US Air Force M Yes Yes 1100 Spaatz Street, Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433 (near Dayton) USA
National Army Museum M Yes Yes London, England
National D-Day Memorial H Yes Yes 3 OVERLORD CIRCLE, BEDFORD, VA USA
National Infantry Museum M Yes Yes 1775 Legacy Way (761.03 mi), Columbus, Georgia 31903
National Memorial Fort Breendonk (WWII SS prison) M Brandstraat 57, 2830 Willebroek, Belgium
National Museum of the Marine Corps M Yes Yes National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Triangle, VA 22172
National Museum of the Pacific War M Yes Yes 340 E Main St (73.23 mi), Fredericksburg, Texas USA
National Museum of World War II Aviation M 755 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 USA
National Naval Aviation Museum M Yes Yes National Naval Aviation Museum, 1750 Radford Blvd., NAS Pensacola, FL USA
National WASP WWII Museum M Yes 210 Avenger Field Rd., Sweetwater, Texas 79556 USA
National World War II Museum M Yes Yes New Orleans, Louisiana USA
Naval Aviation Museum M Yes Yes National Naval Aviation Museum, 1750 Radford Blvd., NAS Pensacola, FL 32508
Naval History and Heritage Command M Yes Yes Washington Navy Yard, 1022 O Street SE, Washington, D.C. USA
Navy SEAL Museum M Yes Yes 3300 N. Hwy. A1A, North Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, FL 34949 USA
Navy Wings H Yes Yes Virtual
Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial (only American military cemetery in the Netherlands, 8,291 graves) C Netherlands American Cemetery, AM Begraafplaats 1, 6269 NA, Margraten, Netherlands
New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center M Yes 61 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866 USA
Newhaven Fort M Yes Yes Newhaven Fort, Fort Road, Newhaven, BN9 9DS UK
Nordgruppe Association (German reenactment group) R Yes Virtual
Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum M Yes Yes The Street, Bungay, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Normandy American Cemetary and Memorial (9388 US fallen) C Yes Route du Capitain Joe Dawson, 14710 Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Normandy Insight T Yes Virtual
Normandy Memorial Trust H Yes Yes
Normandy Post H Yes Yes Virtual
Normandy Victory Museum M Yes P.A. La Fourchette – BP411, Catz, Basse-Normandie, France
Normandy War Guide H Yes Yes Virtual
Olive Drab H Virtual
Operation Market Garden H Yes Yes Virtual
Operation WALBEA (Archaeological look at the US Air Force in East Anglica) H Yes Yes
Overlord Museum – Colleville-sur-Mer M Yes OVERLORD MUSEUM-OMAHA BEACH, Roundabout access to the American Cemetery, Lotissement Omaha Center, F-14710 Colleville sur Mer, France
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor M Yes Yes Historic Ford Island, 319 Lexington Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii
Pacific Paratrooper H Virtual
Pacific Victory Roll H Yes Yes Virtual
Pacific Wrecks H Yes Yes Virtual
Panzer DB (Sharing Historical Pictures, Data, Stories about Panzer during WW2) H Yes V
Panzer Grenadier Division Großdeutschland H Yes
Panssarimuseo (The Paraola Armour Museum) M Yes Hattulantie 334,13720 PAROLA, Finland
Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau M Yes Yes Stanisławy Leszczyńskiej Str. no. 16, Oświęcim, Poland
Parham Airfield Museum (390th Bomb Group Memorial Air Museum & British Resistance Organisation Museum) M Yes Parham Airfield Museum, Parham, Woodbridge IP13 9AF UK
Panzerworld H Virtual
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum M Yes Yes 40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 USA
Pegasus Bridge (The Site of 6th Airborne Division Author and Historian, Neil Barber) H Virtual
Peenemünde Historical Technical Museum M Historisch-Technisches Museum Peenemünde GmbH, Im Kraftwerk, 17449 Peenemünde, Germany
Pen & Sword Books (Publishers of historical books including WWII) P Yes Yes
Pillbox Study Group H Yes Yes Virtual
Pilot Episodes Podcast H Yes Virtual
Pima Air & Space Museum M Yes 6000 E. Valencia Rd., Tucson, Arizona 85756 USA
Plaine au bois Museum (Wormnhoudt massacre site and museum) M 9 Place Bergerot 59470 Esquelbecq France
Plane Hunters H Yes Yes Virtual
Planes of Fame Air Museum M Yes Yes 14998 Cal Aero Drive Chino, CA 91710-9085 USA
Polish Aviation Museum Cracow M 31-864 Kraków, al. Jana Pawła II 39, Poland
Primary Homework Help : World War II H Virtual
Project 44 (Project’44 – The Road to Liberation is an online web map that will let you explore WW2 like never before. Digitally preserved maps, aerial imagery and war diaries have been used to map out the Allied advance from the landings at DDay to the celebrations of VEDay.) Yes Yes Virtual
Puget Sound Navy Museum M Yes Yes 251 1st St, Bremerton, Washington 98337, USA
Pritzker Military Museum & Library M Yes Yes 104 S Michigan Ave, Fl 2nd, Chicago, Illinois 60603
Project ’44 (Mapping the battle of Normandy) H Yes Yes Virtual
RAF Museum M Yes Yes RAF Museum London, Grahame Park Way,London, NW9 5LL AND RAF Museum Cosford, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8UP
Ranville war cemetery (2,560 Commonwealth soldiers mostly British 6th Airborne Division) C near Ranville, Calvados, France
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery (largest WWII cemetery in Europe – 7,580 Commonwealth servicemen of WWII buried or commemorated in the cemetery, 162 are unidentified, 79 of other nationalities) C Kleve, Kreis Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
RG Poulussen H Yes Virtual
Roberts Armory (mobile WWII armor museum) R Virtual
Robin Buckland’s Military Model Scene S Yes
Ron Eisele H Yes Virtual
Rohwer Japanese American Relocation Center M 100 South Railroad Street, McGehee, AR
Royal Engineers Museum M Yes Yes Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1UR
Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History M Yes Yes Royal Army and Military History Museum, Parc du Cinquantenaire 3, 1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Royal Welch Fusiliers M Yes Yes Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum, The Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North Wales, UK, LL55 2AY UK
Russian Artic Convoy Museum M Yes Yes Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, Birchburn, Aultbea, IV22 2HZ UK
Sally B. McGlone H Yes Virtual
Sarah Sundin (author of WWII era novels, articles) H Yes Yes Virtual
Scrampton Heritage Center (Home field of Squadron 617 – the Dambusters) M Scampton, Lincolnshire UK
Second World War H Yes Virtual
Second World War Club H Yes Virtual
Shuttleworth M Yes Yes Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire SG18 9EP UK
Simpkins Military History Museum M 605 East Cole Street, Heyworth, Illinois USA
Solway Aviation Museum M Yes Yes Aviation House Carlisle Airport Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4NW UK
South Pacific WWII Museum M Yes Yes South Pacific World War II Museum, Unity Park, Main Street, Luganville, Espíritu Santo, Vanuatu Vanuatu
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum M Yes Yes South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Dakota Way, Airbourne Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 7FB UK
Spirit of 45 H Yes 55 Broad Street, Lower Level/Digital Clubhouse Network, New York, New York USA
Spitfires of the Sea (‘little ships’ of the Royal Navy — Great Britain’s Coastal Forces of the Second World War) Yes Yes Virtual
STAFFRIDE (provisioners of serious Battlefield Study for the military) T Virtual
Suomenlinna Fortress (Military Museum Manege full of military uniforms, weapons and other artefacts, the World War II submarine Vesikko) M Yes Yes Helsinki, 190, Finland Finland
Supermariners (dedicated to the men and women who worked for Supermarine) H Virtual
Tank Archives (bringing WW2 era documents to the public) H Yes Virtual
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum M Yes Yes Nr Chichester, West Sussex UK
Taukkyan War Cemetery (Burial location of Commonwealth Troops of the Burma campaign) C Mingaladon, Yangon, Myanmar, on the main highway No 1 (Pyay Road) Myanmar
Tankograd Publishing P Virtual
Technik Museum Sinsheim M Yes Yes Technik Museum Sinsheim, Museumsplatz, D-74889 Sinsheim, Germany Germany
Texas Flying Legends Museum H Yes
Texas Military Forces Museum M Yes Yes Austin, Texas USA
The 9th Parachute Battaliion H Yes Yes Virtual
The AFV Register (keeping track of Armored Fighting Vehicles) H
The Armor Journal (English periodical dedicated to the history of armored fighting vehicles) P Yes Yes
The Battle of Britain Memorial M Yes Yes New Dover Road, Capel-le-Ferne, Folkestone, Kent
The Battlefield Explorer (Battlefield tours) T Virtual
The D-Day Story M Yes Yes Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, UK PO5 3NT
The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders H
The Flying Bulls (a bunch of aviation enthusiasts with a great passion for rare historical aeroplanes and helicopters) M Yes Yes THE FLYING BULLS GMBH, Wilhelm-Spazier-Straße / Hangar‑8, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
​The Gurkha Museum M Winchester’s Military Museums, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TS UK
​The Homefront Housewife (the misadventures of a housewife living like it’s the 1940s) H Virtual
The International Museum of World War II M Yes Yes 8 Mercer Rd, Natick, Massachusetts 01760 US
The Letters Project (transcriptions of letters from WWII and Korea) H Virtual
The “Lucky” 7th Armored Division: Militaria Displays, Discussion, and Sales H Yes
The Military Intelligence Museum M Yes Yes The Military Intelligence Museum, Building 200, Chicksand, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5PR UK
The Minesweepers’ Victory (day-by-day account – 80 years on – of the RN’s battle to defeat enemy mining in WWII) H Yes Virtual
The Museum of Danish Resistance M FrihedsmuseetChurchillparken 6 1263 København K Denmark
The National Museum Royal Navy M Yes Yes HM Naval Base (PP66), Portsmouth PO1 3NH UK
The New Royal Marines Museum M
The Operations Room (Animated Time-Lapse Videos covering Military Operations through History) H Yes Virtual
The People’s Mosquito H Yes Yes
Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum M The Royal Hampshire Regiment Trust, Serle’s House, Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9EG UK
The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum, Salisbury M The Wardrobe, 58 The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EX, England UK
The Royal Navy Submarine Museum M Haslar Jetty Road, Gosport UK PO12 2AS UK
The Royal Tank Museum M Yes Yes King Abdullah II park – Amman, Jordan
The Saga of World War 2 H
The Second world War Research Group H Yes Yes Virtual
The Secret Spitfires H Yes Yes Virtual
The Spitfire Society H Yes Yes Virtual
The Tank Museum M Yes Yes Bovington, Dorset UK
The Tank Museum YouTube Channel H < Bovington, Dorset UK
The US Army Artillery Museum M Yes 238 NW Randolph Rd (290.09 mi), Fort Sill 73503, Oklahoma
The US Militaria Forum (Collectors preserving history, honoring veterans) H Virtual
The War Years H Yes Virtual
The Women’s Land Army H Yes Yes
The WW2 Site H Yes Virtual
Toadman’s Tank Pictures H Yes Yes
Topaz Museum M Yes 55 West Main, Delta, UT
Traces of War H Yes Yes Virtual
Unarmoured (WWII t-shirt store) E Yes Virtual
United States Naval Undersea Museum M Yes Yes State Route 308, at 1 Garnett Way, Keyport, WA
Up Front: WWII Living History Group R Yes
Urville-Langannerie Military Cemetery (the only Polish cemetery in Normandy) C D131/D658, 14190Urville-Langannerie, Calvados, France
United States Army Aviation Museum M Yes Building 6000 (711.53 mi), Fort Rucker, Alabama 36362
U.S. Army Armor & Calvary Collection M Yes Yes Ft. Benning, GA USA
U.S. Army Museum of Hawai’i M 2131 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1936
U.S. Army Quatermaster Museum M Yes Yes U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum, 1201 22nd St, Fort Lee, VA 23801 USA
U.S. Army Transportation Museum M Yes U.S. Army Transportation Museum, 300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Fort Eustis, Virginia 23604 USA
U.S. Army Women’s Museum M Yes 2100 A Avenue, Bldg. 5219, Fort Lee, Virginia 23801 USA
U.S. Navy Seabee Museum M Yes Yes 3201 N. Ventura Road, Naval Base Ventura County PH, Building 100. Port Hueneme, CA
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum M Yes 2060A Airport Road, Huntsville AL 35801 USA
USS Cassin Young M Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston , MA
USS Kidd Veterans Museum M Yes Yes 305 South River Road, Baton Rouge, LA USA 70802
USS Lexington M Yes Yes 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas
USS Orleck Naval Museum (built during WWII, but did not see action) M Yes 604 N Enterprise BLVD Lake Charles, Louisiana USA 70601
Utah Beach Museum M Yes Yes Utah Beach, Sainte-Marie-Du-Mont, Basse-Normandie, France
Valour Canada H Yes Yes Valour Canada, 1820 24 St SW, Calgary, AB, T2T 0G6 Canada
Victoria-Esquimalt Military Re-enactors Association (Vemra) R Yes Yes Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Vintage Aviation Museum M Yes
Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles M USA
War and Peace Revival H Yes Yes The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent UK TN12 6PY
War History Online H Yes Yes Virtual
War Museum Overloon M Yes Yes OVERLOON WAR MUSEUM, MUSEUMPARK 1, 5825 AM OVERLOON, Neatherlands
War Wheels (online resource for modelers and enthusiasts of armored cars and wheeled fighting vehicles) H Yes
Warbird Information Xchange (A forum for historic military aviation enthusiasts) H Virtual
Warbird Photographer H Yes Yes Virtual
Warcemetaries C Yes Virtual
WarGen (oral histories from those who lived through WWII) H Yes Yes Virtual
Warpath Fine Military Antiques & Collectables H Yes 819 Hope Mills Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28304 USA
Warriors in their own words (stories of war told by the men who fought for a proud nation) H Virtual
We Have Ways of Making You Talk (a weekly podcast exploring WWII close up) A
We’ll Meet Again: Homefront Museum M Yes Shore Road, Freiston, Boston, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom PE22 0LY
William M. Miller (Author: To Live and Die a WASP. Forgotten Voices of WWI, Eugene Ely, Daredevil Aviator-History Snoopin’. ) H Yes
Witness to War (Interviews with veterans) H Yes
Women at War H Yes Yes Virtual
World at War H Yes Yes Virtual
World War 2 Facts H Yes Yes Virtual
World War 2 History H Yes Virtual
World War 2 U.S. Army Enlistment Archive H Virtual
World War II Archives H Yes Virtual
World War II Chronicles (weekly podcast that looks back to ‘This Week in World War II’) H
World War II Database H Yes Yes Virtual
World War II Depot H Yes Virtual
World War II Foundation H Yes Yes Virtual
World War II History H Yes Virtual
World War II History (Different from one above) H Yes Virtual
World War II History (yet another site) H Yes
World War II in the Pacific H Virtual
World War II Photos H Yes Virtual
World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument (The USS Arizona memorial) M Yes Yes 1 Arizona Memorial Pl, Honolulu, Hawaii 96818
Wormnhoudt Massacre Site and Museum (80 British and French POWs) M Wormhout, France
WW2 History Gal H Yes Virtual
WW2 Lessons H Virtual
WW2 Northern Ireland H Yes Yes Virtual
WW2 Tweets from 1940 H Yes Virtual
WW2 Legacy Keepers H Yes Virtual
WW2 Nation P Yes Yes Virtual
WW2 People’s War (archive of WWII memories) H Virtual
WW2 Podcast H Yes Yes Virtual
WW2 Talk H Yes Virtual
WW2 TV H Yes Yes Virtual
WW2 Wrecks in Greece H Yes Yes Virtual
War Memorial Park (Home of the submarine USS Batfish) M Yes Yes 3500 Batfish Road, Muskogee, Oklahoma 74403 USA USA
Warspot (Russian site) H Yes
Wiener Holocaust Library Yes Yes 29 Russell Square, London, United Kingdom WC1B 5DP UK
WWII 2nd Infantry Re-enactors R
WWII Aerial Photos and Maps H Virtual
WWII Day by Day (in German) H Virtual
WWII Diary, B-17 H Yes Virtual
WWII Dog Tags (WWII memorabelia) E
WWII en 1942 (in French from Montreal, Quebec) H Yes Virtual
WWII Front Pages H Yes Virtual
WWII Historical Re-enactment Society R
WWII Impressions (American-based manufacturer of an entire line of museum quality WWII era U.S. military uniforms and equipment) E Yes Yes 12025 Florence Ave, Ste 402, Santa Fe Springs, California 90670 USA
WWII Nation H Yes Yes Virtual
WWII Recreated (Each June WWII is recreated in Dixon, IL at Elks Page Park) R Yes Elks Page Park-Farm, 7883 S Lowell Park Rd, Dixon, IL 61021 USA
WWII Siberian Exile (Writing about the Soviet deportations of citizens from Poland’s occupied eastern borderlands during World War II) H Yes
WWII Soldier (1910s – 1940s Reproductions and Props) E Yes Yes
WWII Veterans’ Memories T Yes Yes Virtual
Yankee Air Museum M Yankee Air Force, Inc., 47884 D St., Belleville, MI USA
Yesterday Channel H Yes
York Army Museum M Yes Yes YORK ARMY MUSEUM, 3 Tower Street, York YO1 9SB, 01904 461010 UK
York WW2 D-Day Vets H Yes
Ysselsteyn German Wwar Cemetery, contains the graves of 31,598 German war dead (They include Germans, Dutch, Poles and Russians who fought on the side of the German military) C Timmermansweg 75 in Ysselsteyn Netherlands
Yushukan War Memorial Museum M Yushukan War Memorial Museum, 3-1-1 Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8246 Japan
Zoe Hitchcock H Yes Virtual
Zozan Underground Imperial Headquarters M 479-11 Matsushiro-machi Nagano-shi Nagano Prefecture Japan


A- Audio/video podcast
C – Cemetery,
E – Equipment reproductions,
H – Historical information,
M – Museum,
P – Publications,
R – Re-enactors,
S – Scale models,
T – Tours

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