June 1, 2020
James Edgar Ld’H CdeG lives in Western Australia. He served with SOE in Europe and the Far East, and is now one of its last surviving m...
May 8, 2020
Within the bounds of the government's lockdown and social distancing guidelines, the Royal British Legion was able to arrange commemora...
May 6, 2020
The Memorial to the Missing 1939-45 in Brookwood Military Cemetery near Woking, Surrey hosts the greatest number of SOE names of any Co...
March 31, 2020
The challenges of Covid-19 being what they are, several forthcoming events on the 2020 programme of The Secret WW2 Learning Network and...
February 3, 2020
Sunday 2nd February 2020 saw the monthly Brookwood Last Post ceremony at Brookwood Military Cemetery, near Woking in Surrey. This coinc...
February 2, 2020
On Wednesday 29th January 2020 at an event organised by Ognisko Polskie, author Jack Fairweather gave a PowerPoint presentation on his...
December 6, 2019
Several members of The Secret WW2 Learning Network are also members of the Paris-based association Libre Résistance (LR) which keeps al...
November 16, 2019
The past week started with Remembrance Sunday and was immediately followed by November 11th itself, with the Charity's Trustees, Friend...
November 11, 2019
On Monday 11th November a group of nine Friends and supporters of the Charity were at Brookwood Military Cemetery for a special Remembr...
November 10, 2019
During Remembrance Sunday events today, and at another tomorrow, tributes at SOE and other ceremonies are being paid by Charity members...
November 9, 2019
Trustee Paul McCue recently visited Israel as a guest of the Israel Defence Forces, following two projects that Paul has helped with re...
October 19, 2019
The Charity has just hosted a two-centre group outing to the Military Intelligence Museum at Chicksands and The Shuttleworth Collection...
September 30, 2019
The Charity was proud to be associated with the Richmond Literary Lunch, the Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club on Tuesday, 24th September 2019...
September 29, 2019
James Edgar is one of the last surviving members of SOE who served in France. He was Mentioned in Dispatches, awarded the Croix de Guer...
September 21, 2019
Over two days during September, members of the Charity's team gave specially arranged presentations at Wanborough Great Barn near Guild...
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Update on SOE veteran James Edgar's 100th birthday
Commemoration of SOE's Contribution to VE Day
In Memory at Brookwood Military Cemetery
A Message For Our Friends And Supporters
75th Anniversary Service In Memory Of SOE Agents
Witold Pilecki: "The Volunteer" who infiltrated Auschwitz
Libre Résistance conference: more Secret WW2 revelations in Paris
Legion d'Honneur for MI6 veteran
Free French remembered at Brookwood Military Cemetery
SOE tribute at Hampshire war memorial
Remembering SOE's Jewish parachutists and former Palestine training school sites
Group visit to the Military Intelligence Museum and the Shuttleworth 'Special Duties' Lysander
Women Behind Enemy Lines: literary lunch with Sonia Purnell & Sarah Helm
Légion d'Honneur awarded to SOE's James Edgar
D-Day roles of agents trained in Surrey
The WW2 Polish contribution behind the lines in France
September 15, 2019
Commemorative ceremony for Jewish SOE personnel
September 6, 2019
Annual celebration of the life of Violette Szabo GC
July 20, 2019
Brighton's Secret Agents: Final plaque unveiled
July 9, 2019
Cranleigh's 'School for Secret Agents' - no longer so secret
June 23, 2019
OSS Station Victor: Revealed and remembered
June 5, 2019
Last Post for Captain Arthur Steele of French Section, SOE
June 3, 2019
Valençay 2019: A royal event plus a grand tour
May 10, 2019
From Atlantic Wall to 'Skyfall'
April 7, 2019
Charity well represented at launch of Virginia Hall biography
April 2, 2019
Spy Spotting & The Shetland Bus at Le Gothique
March 31, 2019
Rare opportunity to visit Tangmere Cottage
March 24, 2019
Bob Frost, founder member of the RAF Escaping Society, has died
March 23, 2019
In memory of David Weston
March 22, 2019
The Princess Royal to attend this May's SOE memorial ceremony at Valençay
March 19, 2019