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    Civilians during WW2

    Stories about the human side of war

WW2 through the eyes of the general public

What was WW2 like for civilians? What did such a conflict do to people living in the occupied countries? What did they went trough? What was it like for them? On this page you will find a growing list of stories and memories of regular people living through WW2 who will give you the answer. I hope this page will become a valuable educational collection of stories about what kind of effect ww2 had on the men, women and children living through it. The stories are unedited and it is in the words of the men and women who have contributed to my project.

We are now at 3 stories. Many more to come.

The list is layed out up in such a way that the stories that are on top are the new or updated stories.

This website is made out of respect for the victims, the civilians and the veterans of WWII. It generates no financial gain what so ever and it is merely a platform to educate the visitor about WWII.


The personal stories on this website are under copyright of the veterans themselves and the families or people who gave the stories to me. Pictures used on this webiste are owned by the veterans who made them or by whomever made the pictures/videos (mostly these images are in the public domain and can be freely used). Also bits of texts have been used with no harmful intent in any way. If you are the owner of any picture(s) or fragments of texts that you wish to remove from this website please contact me. But I ask you to look at the nature of the website and it's goal, educating the viewer about WW2.

A big THANK YOU to the United States Army Center of Military History for their help in providing the input for these pages. All pages on this website are constantly being refitted with acurate data and texts and it is an ongoing process.


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