June 23, 2019
A commendable audience of 82 turned out for our day of talks and film at Cranleigh Arts Centre. Trustee Paul McCue started the morning...
June 5, 2019
Two days before the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the charity took part in a hugely-successful event at Hurley in Berkshire when a commemo...
June 3, 2019
Our Charity's supporter Carole Yeats travelled from Southampton to Brookwood Military Cemetery on Sunday 2nd June for the monthly Last...
May 10, 2019
Several Friends and supporters regularly attend the annual F Section Memorial event at Valençay in central France which commemorates th...
April 7, 2019
A group of 17 gathered recently at Hankley Common Training Area (Elstead, Surrey) a military establishment, but open to the public, and...
April 2, 2019
The prestigious book launch of Sonia Purnell's biography of Virginia Hall - A Woman Of No Importance - was held at Hatchards bookshop i...
March 31, 2019
The Secret WW2 Learning Network recently held one its now regular events in the Royal Patriotic Building - formerly the Royal Victoria...
March 24, 2019
Three Friends of the Charity (Ian Titman, Ray Windmill and Paul McCue) were recently fortunate to be granted a viewing of the inside of...
March 23, 2019
Tribute to the Comète line evader Bob Frost
by Geoff Cowling - former Chairman of the Escape Lines Memorial Society (ELMS)
RAF veteran Bo...
March 22, 2019
Martyn Cox - Co-founder of The Secret WW2 Learning Network - remembers a friend and dedicated supporter
I can guarantee that almost nobo...
March 19, 2019
Our Paris-based partner organisation, Libre Résistance, has confirmed the details of this year's ceremony at the SOE French Section mem...
January 29, 2019
Friday 25th January 2019 was an historic day for the charity in that it saw the Inaugural Annual Lunch of the Friends of The Secret WW2...
December 23, 2018
We were greatly saddened to learn of the death at 77 of Lord Ashdown of Norton-Sub-Hamdon; and, on a day of tributes from so many big n...
November 27, 2018
Today was the 75th anniversary of the death of the SOE French Section agent Michael Trotobas, who was killed on November 27th 1943 in L...
November 18, 2018
In his final duty before retiring this month as Armed Forces Advisor to the London Borough of Wandsworth, our Trustee Paul McCue was de...
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December 6, 2019
Legion d'Honneur for MI6 veteran
November 16, 2019
Free French remembered at Brookwood Military Cemetery
November 11, 2019
SOE tribute at Hampshire war memorial
November 10, 2019
Remembering SOE's Jewish parachutists and former Palestine training school sites
November 9, 2019
Group visit to the Military Intelligence Museum and the Shuttleworth 'Special Duties' Lysander
October 19, 2019
Women Behind Enemy Lines: literary lunch with Sonia Purnell & Sarah Helm
September 30, 2019
Légion d'Honneur awarded to SOE's James Edgar
September 29, 2019
D-Day roles of agents trained in Surrey
September 21, 2019
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
OSS Station Victor: Revealed and remembered
Last Post for Captain Arthur Steele of French Section, SOE
Valençay 2019: A royal event plus a grand tour
From Atlantic Wall to 'Skyfall'
Charity well represented at launch of Virginia Hall biography
Spy Spotting & The Shetland Bus at Le Gothique
Rare opportunity to visit Tangmere Cottage
Bob Frost, founder member of the RAF Escaping Society, has died
In memory of David Weston
The Princess Royal to attend this May's SOE memorial ceremony at Valençay
Inaugural Annual Lunch of The Friends of The Secret WW2 Learning Network
Remembering Paddy Ashdown
Official unveiling in Brighton of our blue plaque in memory of Michael Trotobas
Gold for one of our Trustees