Retired Lieutenant Colonel Richard “Dick” Cole, the last of the 80 Doolittle Tokyo Raiders who carried out the daring US attack on Japan during the Second World War, has died at a military hospital in Texas aged 103.
Second World War
A pair of historians are seeking the public's help in researching the lives of naval reservists who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars.
A Scottish woman saved many Jews from the Holocaust by helping them to emigrate to the UK, a new book has revealed.
A Second World War Spitfire pilot has finally been laid to rest 70 years after his plane was shot down in Italy.
The voices of Second World War veterans and their relatives are being recorded to mark the 75th anniversary of some of the conflict’s most momentous battles.
The Royal Air Force has led commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the Great Escape.
Restoration work is finally under way in Montrose on a rare aircraft from the 1930s – one of only two in existence.
A Second World War pilot who was involved in the Great Escape has died aged 101, according to an RAF charity.
‘Don’t let prejudice win’, Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga who survived the Holocaust warns Tayside pupils
Michael Alexander meets former Jewish-German refugee Henry Wuga who escaped the Holocaust on the Kindertransport only to be wrongly accused of being a spy after evacuation to Perthshire during the Second World War.
Coronation Street star congratulates Fife veteran on his 95th birthday after reading his amazing life story in The Courier
Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has described Second World War paratroopers as “heroes” after concluding that a Fife man’s Normandy landings exploits were similar to her own grandfather’s.