The thousands of British troops who were posted to Cyprus in the 1950s and found themselves in the middle of violent insurrection are often considered forgotten soldiers.
A former US army veteran is launching a new battle in Aberdeen- against gull mess blighting a statue honouring the region’s most famous regiment.
The last member of the Gordon Highlanders who fought in the jungle during the Second World War and worked on the “Death Railway” has died just a few months short of his 100th birthday.
They were the Allied prisoners of war who proved as keen as mustard to keep the heat on their German captors.
When the Second World War began, Aberdeen registrars faced ‘a situation without parallel’ in wedding surge
In the days after the confirmation that Britain was entering the battle against Hitler's forces, following the Nazi invasion of Poland on September 1, the news had a profound effect on many men in Aberdeen and the north east who were already in a romantic relationship.
The British public switched on their radio sets on the morning of September 3, 1939, with a mixture of weary resignation and the sense that, for many of them, life would never be the same again.
The UK Government has pledged to "repay the debt" by commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day next year.
Veterans have criticised the “disgusting state” of an Aberdeen statue honouring the Gordon Highlanders.
Long after victory in Europe had been celebrated, thousands of servicemen languished in captivity in the Far East.
Many of the veterans and their families regard it as the Forgotten War - the conflict in Japan between 1941 and 1945 which led to the deaths of hundreds of troops.
On this day 75 years ago, the Gordon Highlanders landed on the beaches of Normandy, faced with the most gruelling military campaign of their lives.
It was one of the pivotal campaigns in military history: an offensive which didn't end the Second World War, but sparked the beginning of the demise of the Nazis' domination in Europe.
A long-lost recording of a legendary piper can now be heard for the first time since it was made 125 years ago.
One of the north-east's last World War II veterans has been given a touching Gordon Highlanders send-off following his death at the age of 98.
Council bosses have confirmed they will carry out another clean of a beloved city statue desecrated by bird droppings.
Pupils at Airyhall Primary in Aberdeen experienced world-class art in their classroom as part of the largest ever sculpture project undertaken in Britain.
A 100-year-old book written by a wartime correspondent for the Press and Journal's predecessor has been donated to the Gordon Highlander's Museum.
For many, there is no greater symbol of the power of the Christmas spirit than the First World War truce.
Locals lined the streets of Grantown yesterday during a poignant ceremony to unveil a silhouette commemorating the day soldiers who fought in the Great War returned to the Highland town.
On November 11 1918, the 5th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders liberated the town of Chièvres in Belgium and were given a resounding welcome from citizens.
Dozens of Gordon Highlanders will march through a Belgian town next week to remember those killed in the First World War.
By the autumn of 1918, many of the Allied combatants were weary of the endless slaughter and shelling which encapsulated their day-to-day lives in the Great War.
An Aberdeen University law graduate is investigating the possibility that members of his family fought on both sides in the Great War.
An iconic Aberdeen statue honouring a historic army regiment will be covered in a new “bird-free” gel to deter gulls from covering it with droppings.
A group of former Gordon Highlanders made a significant donation to the Gordon Highlanders Museum after hosting a fundraising golf tournament.
The head of the Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen has praised the public for their “terrific generosity” in helping save the popular visitor attraction.
One of the most courageous Gordon Highlanders of his generation was honoured at a special ceremony yesterday.
A new exhibition on the lead-up to World War I and its legacy will open in Aberdeen today.
A man hailed as “the best Gordon Highlander of his generation” has died – less than a month after the death of his wife of 63 years.
Hundreds of soldiers have been given a heroes welcome after returning to Aberdeen from tours of Iraq and Ukraine.
A campaign to save a cash-strapped Aberdeen museum from closure is already approaching the halfway mark.
An appeal for the family of a north-east First World War hero has been launched after his grave site has finally been identified 102 years after his death.