This part of the Help & Advice centre is provided by Your Family Tree - the UK's most popular family history magazine. The articles listed below provide a taste of the expert guidance and crucial information you'll find in every issue.
On 8 May 1945, the Allies accepted the unconditional surrender of the Nazis - the date became known as Victory in Europe. Find out how your ancestors celebrated, with accounts from veterans and civilians.
Politicians have dominated the headlines recently. Your Family Tree looks at the role they played in the past, and shows you how to trace MPs and councillors in your own family.
Many of you will have found old war medals among your ancestors' belongings. Your Family Tree identifies the ten most popular examples, and explains how you can find out more.