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Hundreds of thousands of visits each year to 200  web pages & 4000 photos. Published & hosted by Geoff Slee since 2000.

Save our Combined Ops Heritage for future generations.  Also read veterans' personal recollections in 40 D Day Stories.

~ Frequently Asked Questions ~

Links to Web Pages of Interest

(Q) Where can I get a copy of my father's/grandfather's service record? (A) Gov  UK Service Records

(Q) Where I get a replacement medal? (A) Gov.UK Medals

(Q) Is there anywhere I can find out about 'through life' support for serving and ex-Service personnel. (A) Gov UK Veterans Support

(Q) Who owns/runs the website? (A) Website Background

(Q) Who contributes to the website? (A) List of Members & Contributors

(Q) If I have information or photos that might be of interest to you what should I do? (A) Contact Us

(Q) Why can't you answer questions from everyone? (A) I would so much like to do that but just maintaining the website, adding new pages, organising the Combined Ops Memorial maintenance and Facebook page all claim a share of my time. Unfortunately I've had to restrict this service to members and those who donate their membership fee to the Combined Operations Memorial Fund.


(Q) If I become a member, can you guarantee to answer my questions? (A) No one could do that but I will do my best to help or to suggest where you might find information of interest. Your membership will be refunded on request. Membership

(Q) I would like to make contact with an old oppo I've lost contact with. How can I do this?  (A) Forces Reunited

(Q) Is the material on the website copyrighted? (A) Terms of Use

(Q) Is www.combinedops.com a commercial website? (A) No... it's a "not for profit" website. Memberships pay the running costs of the website and surplus funds go into the Combined Operations Memorial Maintenance and Development Fund or to Military Charities.  Website Accounts    Memorial Fund

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About Us?

Background to the website and memorial project, and a look to the future; plus other small print stuff and website accounts etc. Click here for information.

Remember a Veteran

You can pay a personal tribute to veterans who served in, or alongside, the Combined Operations Command in WW2 by adding their details and optional photo to our Roll of Honour and They Also Served pages on this website.

Read the Combined Operations prayer.

Events and Places to Visit

To organisers: Reach the people who will be interested to know about your Combined Operations or war related event by adding it to our  webpage free of charge.

To everyone else: Visit our webpage for information on events and places to visit. If you know of an event or place of interest, that is not listed, please let us know.

To notify an event or place of interest, click here.

To visit the webpage click here.


Why not join the thousands who visit our Facebook page (click on icon above) about the Combined Operations Command in appreciation of our WW2 veterans.


You are welcome to add information, photos and comment or reply to messages posted by others.

New to Combined Ops?

Visit Combined Operations Explained for an easy introduction to the subject.

Find Books of Interest 

Search for Books direct from our Books page. Don't have the name of a book in mind? Just type in a keyword to get a list of possibilities... and if you want to purchase you can do so on line through the Advanced Book Exchange (ABE). 5% commission goes into the memorial fund.

WW2 Combined Operations Handbook

This handbook was prepared for Combined Operations in the Far East. It illustrates the depth and complexity of the planning process necessary to ensure that the 3 services worked together as a unified force.





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