D-Day Stories from Southampton’s Walls: Recording heritage and disseminating untold soldier stories - Guest blog by Helen Wallbridge

The D-Day Wall in Western Esplanade, Southampton
The D-Day Wall in Western Esplanade, Southampton

A 19-metre-long section of brick wall near the waterfront in Southampton, known as ‘The D-Day Wall’ still bears the graffiti left by US troops, 76 years ago. SSN Member Helen Wallbridge, from the Maritime Archaeology Trust, tells us about a project to research and preserve it.

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One Story, Different Voices - the bombing of Karlsruhe: Guest Blog by Linda Parker

Karlsruhe, photographed by an aircraft of the 8th Air Force. 8th Air Force bombing mission target. © IWM FRE 11839
Karlsruhe, photographed by an aircraft of the 8th Air Force. 8th Air Force bombing mission target. © IWM FRE 11839

SSN Members and researchers Linda Parker and Katherine Quinlan-Flatter share different perspectives of the British bombing of the German city of Karlsruhe, in the Second World War. In this post, Linda shares her research using British sources.

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