The World Wars: firepower and fascism at home and abroad

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Explore the collections inside, The World Wars: firepower and fascism at home and abroad...

Paris Peace Conference and beyond, 1919-1925 Coming soon

Discover how the Allied powers devised the Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations

The Paris Peace Conference was a meeting of Allied diplomats... explore collection...

Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes, 1944-1949

Testimony of and interviews with victims and alleged perpetrators

Drawn from the UK National Archives, this collection contains a... explore collection...

Secrecy, sabotage, and aiding the resistance: how Anglo-American co-operation shaped World War Two

US-UK diplomacy, intelligence sharing, and sabotage operations in enemy territory, 1939-1954

When the British and American security services went to war... explore collection...

Military Intelligence Files: Land, Sea & Air, 1938-1974

Cold War and World War Two intelligence from the British Army, Navy and RAF

World War Two and the Cold War feature heavily in... explore collection...

Asia at war, World War 2 as described by USPG missionaries, 1914-1946

War Material in the USPG Archives, 1914-1946

The outbreak of war between the Allies and Japan came... explore collection...

Conscientious Objection during World War 1

War resisters in Britain, 1914-1918

During World War One, Conscientious Objectors united to oppose the... explore collection...

World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: as reported by an Ambassador, 1863-1939

Papers of Sir Esme Howard, 1863-1939

Esme Howard was one of the greatest British diplomatists in... explore collection...

Military tactics discussed in letters to and from military leaders, 1881-1935

Spenser Wilkinson papers, 1881-1935

The collected papers and correspondence of the military historian and... explore collection...

British officers' diaries from World War 1, 1914-1919

War diaries from the Imperial War Museum : the Great War

The First World War involved soldiers of different ranks as... explore collection...

Life under Nazi rule, reports by anti-fascists in occupied Europe, 1933-1945

Anti-fascist publications of the International Transport Workers' Federation, 1933-1945

These two newsletters published fortnightly by the ITF (i.e. Internationale... explore collection...

The British Union of Fascists : newspapers and secret files, 1933-1951

Fascism in Britain 1933-1951

These papers cover the growth of the British Union of... explore collection...


This series reveals a unique range of perspectives which challenge what we 'know' about the wars. Events that may seem familiar become far less familiar when viewed through the eyes of intelligence officers, diplomats and conscientious objectors. See what the intelligence services knew about foreign firepower and learn about the rise of fascism in Britain during the 1930s.
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Series Data

Dates Covered

1863 - 1974

Subjects Covered

  • Activism
  • African
  • American
  • Asian
  • Axis
  • British
  • Canadian
  • Cold War
  • Colonial
  • Diplomacy
  • Economics
  • European
  • Fascism
  • French
  • Government
  • History
  • Hitler
  • Intelligence
  • Labour
  • Medicine
  • Missionaries
  • Movement
  • Nazi
  • Politics
  • Prison
  • Race
  • Religion
  • Revolution
  • Third Reich
  • Unions
  • Usa
  • Victorian
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Women
  • Workers
  • Ww1
  • Ww2
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Countries Covered

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • America
  • Argentina
  • Austria
  • Bolivia
  • Borneo
  • Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Britain
  • Buganda
  • Bulgaria
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Carthage
  • China
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kosovo
  • Laos
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Middle East
  • Montenegro
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Palestine
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Prussia
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Southern Rhodesia
  • Soviet Union
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • USA
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Vietnam
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  • Bodleian Library
  • Cumbria Archive Service
  • Hull University Archives and others
  • Imperial War Museum
  • National Army Museum
  • The National Archives
  • The National Archives (UK); British Library
  • University of Warwick. Modern Records Centre
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