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It was one of the most feared and iconic weapons of the Second World War. Now a new exhibition has opened at the Tank Museum in Dorset, bringing together every example of the infamous Tiger Tank. And veterans who faced it and fought in it were there for the reunion. Martin Dowse reports.
Hundreds of people from across the country have been in Hampshire re-creating Christmastime on the railway during the war.
It's the tenth year the Watercress Line in Alresford has hosted the event.
Visitors experienced singing, dancing and steam trains along with re-enactors to help re-live the atmosphere.
Memorabilia from the world-famous Guinea Pig Club has found a new home.
The club is made up of patients who underwent experimental plastic surgery in Sussex after they were injured in the Second World War.
Remaining members are now in their 90s. Of the hundreds operated on, 27 are still with us.
Their archives and momentos now form part of a new exhibition at East Grinstead Museum.
Derek Johnson speaks to club members Sandy Saunders and Des O'Connell and to club secretary Bob Marchant.
Fore more information on 'Rebuilding Bodies & Souls' visit the museum website:
A group of divers from Portsmouth have been recognised for their work mapping the remains of one of the biggest construction projects ever undertaken in Britain.
Two Mulberry Harbours were built along the coast during the second world war and were towed across the Channel to play a vital role in D-Day. Richard Jones reports.
The interviewees are Alison Mayor and Jim Fuller from the Southsea Sub-Aqua Club; and Jane Maddocks from the British Sub-Aqua Club. Underwater footage from Martin Davies.
Special machines are churning out millions of poppies. Matt Price reports from the production line.
The last surviving dambuster has returned to his old school in Hook to speak to pupils about his remarkable life.
94-year-old Johnny Johnson went to Lord Wandsworth School in 1933, After that, he joined the RAF and later became a bomb aimer with the Dambusters squadron.
Juliette Fletcher went to find out what pupils there today made of the veteran's visit.
They played a central role in the bombing of Germany in World War Two but almost half the troops involved in RAF Bomber Command failed to make it home. Today a special memorial was unveiled to remember the many servicemen and women from our region who were lost, and to commemorate the remarkable achievements of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Adam Fowler reports.
A 101-year-old woman from Winchester has been honoured for the work she did helping to break top secret German codes during world war two.
Diana Fawkes was one of the first people to move to Bletchley Park when it opened in 1938.
Now her role has been recognised with a special award from the Government.
It's 70 years since the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima - and one man from our region has been describing how he survived the blast - JUST.
Cyril Bartlett, 97, from Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, had been a prisoner of war since the fall of Singapore in 1942. He told Richard Slee his remarkable story.