Explore the history of the New Forest at war

Use the map or search to discover hundreds of articles, photos, documents, films and audio recordings relating to the First and Second World War in the New Forest. Visit the Help and Tips section to discover how to get the most out of your visit.

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Changes in the law mean that from 26 May 2011 we need your permission to save cookies on your machine.

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We use cookies to measure site usage such as entry and exit points of visitors, how many people visit a certain section or page and details of searches performed and related information. If you are making a purchase we will also use cookies to keep track of the transaction from one page to the next. Other than this, we do not store your password or any other information in the cookie, or use it for any other purpose.

We are using Google Analytics to monitor our website and as a consequence information from cookies will be stored by Google on their systems in the USA.

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These cookies are used to help record your use of this website. They are used to collect statistics about site usage such as when you last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on our website.  The Google Analytics cookies contain randomly generated IDs used to recognise your browser when you read a page. The cookies contain no personal information and are used only for web analytics.  The Google Analytics cookies are called _utma, _utmb, _umtc and _utmz.  They will appear in the list of cookies under newforestnpa.gov.uk.  _utma tracks whether you have visited the website before.  It is set to expire 2 years after your last visit.  _utmb establishes a 'user session' and tracks which pages you look at on this visit to the website.  It is set to expire 30 minutes after your last visit.  _utmc is connected with _utmb and expires when you closed your browser, rather than just visit another website. _utmz tracks whether you have come to the website from a search engine, another website or have typed the web address directly into your browser. It is set to expire 6 months after it was last set.

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