An appeal's been launched to trace the family of a Lancashire Fusilier who died in Italy during World War Two.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people have been attending the funeral of a war hero from Salford who died with no remaining family.
Walter Bentley flew in the RAF during the Second World War.
He died last month at the age of 97.
A local veterans charity had called on people to attend the service at Agecroft Cemetery.
Medals and photographs belonging to the WWII driverJack Burford are expected to fetch up to £6000 at auction.Read the full story ›
The nurse who helped the Allies plot against the Nazis will be honoured with a plaque outside her last known address in Manchester.Read the full story ›
A memorial's been unveiled in Stockport in honour of a marine who took part in one of the most daring raids of the Second World War.
The unveiling follows a long campaign for a permanent reminder of the bravery of James Conway, one of the men who became known as the Cockleshell Heroes.
Historians in Liverpool are uncovering valuable new documents and blueprints as the city's Western Approaches Museum is being renovated.
The secret underground bunker was used to mastermind the Battle of the Atlantic during the second world war.
A soldier from the Wirral who was killed in the Battle of Arnhem in 1944 has been formally identifed after over 70 years.
Private Ted Stanley of the Border Regiment will now be given a named headstone at a special ceremony in the Netherlands attended by his family and relatives.
Mal Povall, who's Ted Stanley's nephew, describes how dangerous his uncle's mission was.
Fourteen World War Two veterans from the North West are to be presented with France's highest civil honour at a ceremony in Manchester.Read the full story ›
In this week of commemorations for the men and women who've fought for our freedom across the decades, we're meeting a soldier who's finally been honoured - 70 years after his service.
James Martin, from Chorley, was part of the Arctic Convoys which supplied Russia with weapons and food.
He's been awarded the Ushakov Medal by the Russians but was not able to travel to London to receive it at the Embassy.
His MP came up with a solution, and Granada Reports was invited to attend the ceremony - our correspondent Daniel Hewitt was there:
She's been described as the 'forgotten heroine'. During the first world war nurse Edith Cavell was executed by a German firing squad for treating and then helping wounded British soldiers escape.
But before the war, she worked in one of the poorest areas of Manchester, as Paul Crone reports.