Archives & catalogues


Fleet Air Arm Air Stations  Page of the Fleet Air Arm Archive relating specifically to airfields.


Orkney Library & Archive  The online catalogue of the Orkney Library and Archive which offers a rich resource for Orkney’s wartime heritage. (Note: The catalogue includes only published items such as books, CDs and the Orkney Room collection. A good place to look for details of the archive collections is the Scottish Archive Network as this is the only online site where the archive collections are listed.

Recollections of World War II  Personal recollections of WWII - details of collections of oral histories.



Dunnet Head Educational Trust : History Archive  WWII installations on Dunnet Head and Burifa Hill. The Trust holds the plans of the site and a lot of other information about the Gee station and radar station and their networks with other sites.



Resources for Learning in Scotland

Scottish Archive Network  A single electronic catalogue to the holdings of more than 50 Scottish archives. 

Scran  Charity & Online Learning Resource - Scottish photographic archive with limited free access hosted by RCAHMS - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

The BBC's People's War  An archive of World War Two memories collated gathered by the BBC.

The Fleet Air Arm Archive  Independent website documenting the history of the Fleet Air Arm between 1939 and 1945.

The Imperial War Museum  The Collections Devision of the Imperial War Museum which offers a search facility of their vast archive of documents, photographs and films.

The National Archives, Kew  Archive catalogue search page for the National Archives.

The National Archive Guide to Military History Research  A guide to carrying out research into Military History of any period hosted by The National Archives.

The National Archive of Scotland  Archive catalogue search page for the Scottish National Archives.

The Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland  Official website of the government agency which contains a catalogue of recorded wartime archaeological sites.

The Wartime Memories Project  Online resource of wartime memories and stories.


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