TV presenter Dan Snow has opened a new exhibition showcasing the experiences of local people in the New Forest during the World War II.
Italian and German prisoners of war were put to work in the forest during the war, and the Dambuster squadron tested their bouncing bombs on land targets in the woodland.
The New Forest Remembers World War II exhibit is on display at the New Forest Centre in Lyndhurst.
More top news
Simon's Blog - The Written Word
Thursday night's weather for the east of the region
Thursday night's weather for the west of the region