Category Archives: Military History

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 19, 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 19, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after July 12, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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Holiday let plan for windowless WW2 bunker in Ringstead – BBC July 22, 2021

I saw this on the BBC – Holiday let plan for windowless WW2 bunker in Ringstead: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-dorset-57929653. Longer article. An “oppressive, windowless” World War Two bunker is to be brought back into use as a holiday let with sea views. … Continue reading

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Stunning Old-Fashioned Names for Boys and Girls – FamilySearch July 19, 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch today – Stunning Old-Fashioned Names for Boys and Girls: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/old-fashioned-names/. Longer article. July 19, 2021 – by Annelie Hansen There is a certain charm to vintage or old-fashioned names. They breathe a sense of ancestral strength and tradition … Continue reading

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On the Road: Post-COVID Reopening Trends and Opportunities – Musings

The US Navy has a long list of famous fighting ships known for heroic feats and proud service. THE UNLUCKIEST SHIP IN THE NAVY

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P2V Neptunes Part I and Part II — Weapons and Warfare

The Lockheed P-2 Neptune (originally designated P2V until September 1962) was a Maritime patrol and ASW aircraft. It was developed for the United States Navy by Lockheed to replace the Lockheed PV-1 Ventura and PV-2 Harpoon, and being replaced in … Continue reading

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Come on over: my first long-distance ride (1986) — The Freewheeling Freelancer

This week, I invite you to enjoy a new sea story from my Navy days on my author’s blog. Come on over: my first long-distance ride (1986)

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Some More Personal Rules on Find-A-Grave – July 17, 2021

I have a number of rules I follow on Find-A-Grave. For example, it’s rare I add a recently deceased person. In many cases, I find someone listed on another graving website and verify the cemetery where they are buried. A … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just need a little time to refocus – theleansubmariner

I have written nearly 1000 posts since the beginning of the blog. Of course most of them have been about submarines and leadership but its been fun to record other historical events and key events from naval history. One project … Continue reading

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This all-Black Women’s Army Corps unit from WWII may finally receive a Congressional Gold Medal – CNN July 16, 2021

I saw this today on CNN – This all-Black Women’s Army Corps unit from WWII may finally receive a Congressional Gold Medal: https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/15/us/6888-battalion-black-women-wwii-congress-trnd/index.html. Longer article. By Neelam Bohra and Radhika Marya, CNN July 16, 2021 (CNN)Members of the Women’s Army … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc History Restored Tour set to return to Cincinnati and Lunken Airfield — B-29 Doc July 15, 2021

The B-29 Doc History Restored Tour will land at Cincinnati Municipal Airport and Lunken Airfield, Thursday, July 15, for a three-day tour stop. B-29 Doc History Restored Tour set to return to Cincinnati and Lunken Airfield

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