Category Archives: Military History

Wreck of the Japanese battlecruiser Haruna at Kure – YouTube Video

In memory of IJN Haruna that was launched on this date in 1913, I found this video – Wreck of the Japanese battlecruiser Haruna at Kure – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6RAfIwsnR8 (about 2:08 minutes long). More information on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Haruna.

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The Significance of the Battle of the Bulge in WWII – FamilySearch December 12, 2019

I saw recently on FamilySearch – The Significance of the Battle of the Bulge in WWII: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/battle-of-the-bulge-significance-ww2/. In a few days, it’s the anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. December 12, 2019  – by  David Nielsen This month marks the … Continue reading

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8 Line of Fire – The Battle of the Bulge – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube – 8 Line of Fire – The Battle of the Bulge – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0XR2VmKPAU (about 48:48 minutes long). As we approach the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, I will be posting … Continue reading

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New additions from Scotland, Yorkshire and Canada – FindMyPast Fridays December 13, 2019

I didn’t see a post last night on FindMyPast, at least not before I left my Internet cafe location. I saw it posted this afternoon, – FindMyPast Fridays –New additions from Scotland, Yorkshire and Canada: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/nearly-14000-new-records-have-been-added-to-our-collection. They can usually be … Continue reading

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Exploring Pittsboro, YouTube Video – North Carolina Thursdays December 12, 2019

I decided to go a different route with this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found this YouTube video about Exploring Pittsboro (Chatham County), North Carolina: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhTzzScOFVI (around 14:30 minutes long). Past North Carolina Thursdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/north-carolina-thursdays/ Post #2,750  

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New Records on FamilySearch from November 2019: 11 December 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Records on FamilySearch from November 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/record-collection-november-2019/ December 11, 2019  – by  Laurie Bradshaw FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in November of 2019 with nearly 19 million new indexed family history records … Continue reading

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Current News – Japanese Librarian — Pacific Paratrooper

TOKYO — Thousands of newspapers dating back to 1945, countless clippings of old stories and half a million priceless photographs fill a room that Norio Muroi has tended for the past 42 years. Stars and Stripes’ library in Tokyo preserves … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – December 10, 2019

I saw this tonight on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – December 10, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after December 6, 2019. New and Updated   NEW Moers, Germany, Births, 1798-1907 12/10/2019 NEW Moers, Germany, Marriages, … Continue reading

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Japanese Warrior Women — Weapons and Warfare

Indomitable: Hangaku Gozen rides into battle swinging her bloodstained naginata and wearing yoroi armor symbolic of leadership during the siege of Torisaka Castle (in present-day Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku) in 1201, after her clan rose up against the powerful Minamoto Shogunate … Continue reading

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Jewell County Historical Society Museum, Mankato – Kansas Tuesdays December 10, 2019

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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