The War Years

The War Years is dedicated to bringing World War Two history to life. Our website, YouTube channel, photo galleries, social media and blog posts combine to tell the true stories of the world's most destructive conflict, and keep alive the memories of all those who were lost.

Looking for specific information on some aspect of World War Two? Use our search feature or contact us directly.

The Story of the Conflict

The story of World War Two is an epic tale of political extremism, racism, territorial expansionism, subjugation and mass murder on an industrial scale. It’s also a story of immense courage, sacrifice, determination, ingenuity and great leadership.

Read the whole story in brief.


TheWarYears1939 dedicated WW2 military history channel. 

TheWarYears1939 - Military History YouTube Channel

Watch over 70 videos that tell the story of every aspect of World War Two military history. Our dedicated YouTube channel has over 3 million views and 1600 subscribers. We take a closer look at the people, vehicles and weapons that had such as devastating and decisive impact on the outcome of key battles throughout the conflict.

Visit TheWarYears1939 video channel now.


The War Years Blog

In the War Years Blog we review military history books, events and museums. We also look at the history of unique World War Two artefacts, militaria, medals and anything else of general interest. Read our latest blog post now.


Photo Galleries

Our World War Two galleries include many genuine photographs of events as they happened plus museum visits, vehicle displays, air shows and battle re-enactments. 


Contact The War Years Now

Do you have questions about The War Years, would you like us to review a book, museum or event? Complete the form below.

We respect your privacy