Category Archives: Military History

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 10, 2021

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 10, 2021: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after May 5, 2021. I try to check every day or two since they can … Continue reading

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four photos… four countries — Footprints of Italian Prisoners of War in Australia

Italy…Libya…India…Australia four photos… four countries  

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Former Kansas underground rocket facility ready to launch onto the market – KSNT April 29, 2021

I saw this on KSNT recently – Former Kansas underground rocket facility ready to launch onto the market: https://www.ksnt.com/news/kansas/former-kansas-underground-rocket-facility-ready-to-launch-onto-the-market/. Much longer article. Hint: it’s obvious where the missile silo is located although potential buyers agree to not disclose the location. … Continue reading

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New database documents 1 million WWII citizen heroes who defended Moscow — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Russian archives have been busy posting WWII records online this year, in time for Russia’s celebration of the 76th anniversary of Victory Day on May 9. The latest database is honoring citizens who helped with the defense of Moscow during … Continue reading

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Liberation of Dachau April 29, 1945 – USHMM April 29, 2021

I saw this on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) today – Liberation of Dachau: https://www.ushmm.org/learn/timeline-of-events/1942-1945/liberation-of-dachau. Slightly longer article. Lest we forget. April 29, 1945 The 42nd and 45th Infantry Divisions and the 20th Armored Division of the US … Continue reading

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West Point Band – Featured Vlogger of the Week – April 28, 2021

I chose West Point Band: https://www.youtube.com/c/BandWestPoint/ as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week.  The YouTube channel has 19.3K Subscribers; 381 videos; Joined Feb 26, 2009; 8,795,844 views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/c/BandWestPoint/about Description:  The West Point Band is the Army’s oldest musical organization … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 26 April 2021

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 26 April 2021: . Over 500 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. Find your ancestors this week at FamilySearch in … Continue reading

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Two Fine Men – theleansubmariner

Two fine men. John MacPherson and John Dixon were proud veterans that served their community side by side for years. They lived in a time where segregation had been a part of their world growing up and they could have … Continue reading

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“Beauty and the Beast” by Alan Menken, performed by the West Point Band – YouTube West Point Band

I saw this recently – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3n4dpNY6d0 Direct link: “Beauty and the Beast” by Alan Menken, performed by the West Point Bandhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3n4dpNY6d0 (about 3:35 minutes long)

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The S. S. Winston-Salem goes to war… — North Carolina Collection

On December 27, 1919, Dewitt Chatham, a twenty year old resident of Fourth Street in downtown Winston-Salem raised her arm and said “I dub thee ’The City of Winston-Salem’ and broke a bottle over the bow of a 400 foot, … Continue reading

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