Daily Archives: June 4, 2019

Millennial mental health factors. — TwentiesTales

When discussing the rise of mental health problems in young people (at least in the UK), a lot of attention is often given to factors such as the use of social media and the role of the internet. However, I … Continue reading

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Battle of Midway Tactical Overview – World War II | History – YouTube Video

I earlier posted this YouTube video link – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/06/04/the-battle-of-midway-1942-told-from-the-japanese-perspective-youtube-video. Here’s another take – Battle of Midway Tactical Overview – World War II | History: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kipF5zoCGAk (around 15:05 minutes long).

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Catalina Island: A Tale of Chewing Gum, Grave Robbing, and Movie Stars — Atomic Redhead

On Sunday, Patrick and I finally made it over to the little island of Catalina. If you aren’t familiar with California geography, Catalina is a small island, roughly 30 miles off the coast of Long Beach, accesible by ferry from … Continue reading

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The Battle of Midway 1942: Told from the Japanese Perspective – YouTube Video

As the anniversary of the Battle of Midway is at hand, I saw this recently on YouTube – The Battle of Midway 1942: Told from the Japanese Perspective (1/2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd8_vO5zrjo (around 41:45 minutes long). I don’t see a Part 2 … Continue reading

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RecordAGrave Website – Tombstone Tuesdays June 4, 2019

I came across this website – RecordAGrave – https://www.recordagrave.com/records last week when I was looking for Tombstone Tuesdays possibilities. They are looking for photos you took and also offer the ability to do transcriptions of photos that others have taken. Note: … Continue reading

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Summer Reading & June Genealogy Help Calendar — North Carolina Collection

Welcome to June and Summer Reading! This year’s theme is A Universe of Stories. Check out our Summer Reading calendar at any of the branches and online. The Kick-Off will be Friday, June 7th at 6:30 p.m. at the Central … Continue reading

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Guide to Locating WW2 Ancestors – FindMyPast

I saw this on FindMyPast a few minutes ago – Guide to Locating WW2 Ancestors: https://blog.findmypast.com/search-guide-locating-ww2-ancestors-2129481869.html. Many of you may have known someone who served during World War 2, and some of you may have been lucky enough to hear … Continue reading

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Remembering Pilot Officer Thompson — Inked In

This Wednesday, June 6th, marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. For many of us, the battle brings back the horrific images from the opening scenes of the movie Saving Private Ryan. As horrific as they … Continue reading

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Fort Wallace Museum, Wallace, Kansas – Kansas Tuesdays June 4, 2019

I looked at a few of the links below for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post and decided on an item from Kansas Living Magazine that I saw last week –Fort Wallace Museum (Wallace, Kansas): https://kansaslivingmagazine.com/attraction/fort-wallace-museum. While most of Kansas is … Continue reading

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