Soldiers Jimmy Johnstone and Bert Petrie joined two other prisoners of war in an attempt to escape from their Nazi captors.
World War II
A new display centred on the 602 (City of Glasgow) Auxiliary Air Force Squadron’s actions at the start of World War II has been unveiled at Glasgow's Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
How a trove of letters reveal the secret (and very tangled) life of the Scot who downed the Luftwaffe
He is the Scot who helped win the war, a scientific pioneer whose trail-blazing radar devices heped down the Luftwaffe and defeat Hitler.
A Bridge Too Far. We all know the title of Richard Attenborough’s star-laden epic war movie about Operation Market Garden, which began 75 years ago today.
It was one final warning. It would be ignored and, within hours, the world would go to war.
Wartime letters from her mother to her father inspired Polly Pattison’s Fringe play Keep Your Chin Up
It began with a trip to the attic and ended in a journey back in time.
The bond of brothers: The story behind the twins hailed by PM who died within weeks of each other as Allies pushed into Europe
Their heroism was honoured by Prime Minister Theresa May at the D-Day memorial.
Senior politicians and veterans will attend a service of Remembrance at Bayeux War Cemetery - the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's largest site of the Second World War in France.
Many of you will be familiar with the bare facts of D-Day.
June 6 1944 has gone down in history as D-Day.
From the lochs of Argyll to the beaches of Normandy: How the D-Day landings were rehearsed in Scotland
They fought on the beaches and fought on the landing grounds.