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World War Two
The war has huge numbers of resources on the Internet.  We will list here mainly smaller local items and any other unusual ones not likely to be found on large World War Two web resources.

Caithness War
The Bank Row Bombing  - Wick
The Hill Avenue Bombing Wick

Aerial View Of Wick From WW2

Wartime Memories Of Caithness  -
New Section started 27 April 2002 for anyone else to send in their wartime memories

Operation Freshman 60th Anniversary, Skitten, Nr Wick Caithness 20 November 2002

Wings Over Wick
Start of 10CM Radar In the Fleet Air Arm
Recollections from Mrs Margaret Carmichael, Dorrery Lodge, Caithness

Memoirs of Hetty Munro From Caithness - Extract
War Memorials in Caithness
Not complete as at 29 December 2000 and may take a long time to gather pictures of all of them.

Find Items in Caithness
North Highland Archive - Wick
Various items are held at North Highland Archive that can be viewed if you visit.  Most items are not published or available for sale.
Royal Air Force Station Wick 1939 - 1946
A "Brief" Account of the History of the Airfield and it's units by John Nelson who served with RAF in 269 Squadron at Wick 1940 - 41
Index ref P372

Outside Caithness
Gary's World War Two Photos
Unique photos taken by Gary's father during the war.

Evidence In Camera - Site due to go live 19 January 2004
will have huge resources including aerial pictures from RAF and allies in WW2 and later other conflicts.

The Air War
Battle Of Britain History Site
Battle Of Britain Daily Diary

Pearl Harbour - Actually a Web site about a Book on the subject - nice pictures  - short if you just want to get a rough idea - or you can buy the book

http://www.world-war.co.uk   cruisers section.

Imperial War Museum

World War Two At The BBC

Prisoner Of War Camps In UK
The camp at Watten in Caithness was number 165
There were about 600 camps in the UK
See Also Wings Over Wick