Category Archives: Military History

New and exclusive Scottish records now online – FindMyPast Fridays November 27, 2020

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount. Here’s the direct link – New and exclusive Scottish records now online:  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/scottish-monumental-inscriptions https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/unique-wartime-records Niall Cullen 27 November … Continue reading

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BD-0387 Video footage of paratrooper Pathfinders on D-Day – San Diego Air and Space Museum Archives YouTube

I saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/o9kh99PHa1o Direct link: BD-0387 Video footage of paratrooper Pathfinders on D-Day https://youtu.be/o9kh99PHa1o (around 1:42 minutes)

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BD 0391 Coast Guard Men and Planes – San Diego Air and Space Museum Archives YouTube

I saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/wg72tnrXCeg Direct link: BD 0391 Coast Guard Men and Planes: https://youtu.be/wg72tnrXCeg (around 19:51 minutes)

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Andy Griffith Museum, Mount Airy – North Carolina Thursdays November 26, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Surry County. There were a few places that looked interesting. I went with Andy Griffith Museum in Mount Airy – http://www.surryarts.org/agmuseum/index.html. However, check about COVID-19 restrictions before scheduling … Continue reading

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The Baby Boomer Generation—Birth Years, Characteristics, and History – FamilySearch November 25, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch yesterday – The Baby Boomer Generation—Birth Years, Characteristics, and History: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/baby-boomer-generation-characteristics/. Article is longer, but here are some details. One of the advantages or disadvantages of taking business courses at several colleges at the same … Continue reading

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Coast Guard – Featured Vlogger of the Week – November 25, 2020

I chose Coast Guard: https://www.youtube.com/user/USCGImagery as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week. They have 37.4K subscribers, 1.8K videos.  Joined Feb 11, 2007, 23,816,872 views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/c/USCGImagery/about Social Media: Official website: https://coastguard.dodlive.mil/ Compass: http://www.compass.coastguard.blog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UScoastguard Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/coast_guard/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/uscoastguard/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/uscg Videos I re-blogged: … Continue reading

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F-0030 Early Aviation-Airplane Video: Aeronautical Oddities – San Diego Air and Space Museum Archives YouTube

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wwovm1FJ_Bo Direct link: F-0030 Early Aviation-Airplane Video: Aeronautical Oddities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wwovm1FJ_Bo (about 13:22 minutes long)

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Soviet ‘Caspian Monster’ jet plane reaches final resting place — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

24 Nov, 2020 12:26 PM 3 minutes to read Soviet Oddity: The ekranoplan is on a final journey to the Dagestan museum. Photo / Musa Salgereyev, Getty Images By: Thomas Bywater Thomas Bywater is a writer and digital producer for Herald … Continue reading

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San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego, California – November 24, 2020

I decided to focus on a museum in San Diego, California – San Diego Air and Space Museum – https://sandiegoairandspace.org/. The museum temporarily closed since November 14, 2020. They have a virtual tour available.  Official Website: https://sandiegoairandspace.org/   Hours and Admission … Continue reading

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The story of Mr. Frank DeVita, Coast Guard WWII veteran – U. S. Coast Guard YouTube

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JU8oNX9AB_E Direct link: The story of Mr. Frank DeVita, Coast Guard WWII veteran: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JU8oNX9AB_E (about 23:47 minutes long)

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