Category Archives: Military History

Eyewitness to history: Who was Elton C. Fay? — theleansubmariner

Eyewitness to history: Who was Elton C. Fay? Elton C. Fay, was an Associated Press reporter who covered the Pentagon from the days of World War II to the Vietnam War. His death was recorded in a common obituary and … Continue reading

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Predjama Castle, Postojna, Slovenia August 24, 2019

I found Predjama Castle, Predjama, Slovenia in a search for things to do in Slovenia. It is on my Bucket List. Official website: https://www.postojnska-jama.eu/en/predjama-castle/ Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/predjama-castle Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/predjamacastle/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Postojna-Caves-Predjama-Castle-Slovenia/1933019036944314  Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Predjama%20Castle Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/predjama-castle/4c6e39536af58cfac0cc8b17 Google Maps: Google Maps Castle Location Guiness … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays August 13, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FindMyPast – https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/did-your-ancestors-have-a-brush-with-the-law. I do hope they go back to using FindMyPast Friday as a label in addition to using the splash that shows a post is a FindMyPast Friday post. New Scottish crime and … Continue reading

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14 reasons you need to visit FGS 2019 – FindMyPast August 15, 2019

I missed this the other day, but saw it on FindMyPast today –14 reasons you need to visit FGS 2019: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/fgs-conference-2019. 14 reasons you need to visit FGS 2019 We can’t wait for the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference 2019. … Continue reading

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MyHeritage Adds French Record Collection: Nord Civil Marriage Records, 1792–1937 MyHeritage – August 22, 2019

I saw this today – MyHeritage Adds French Record Collection: Nord Civil Marriage Records, 1792–1937 : https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/08/myheritage-adds-french-record-collection-nord-civil-marriage-records-1792-1937/. A robust collection of 5.4 million civil records of marriages (1792–1937) in the department of Nord is now available in MyHeritage SuperSearch™. This … Continue reading

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Belgrade Military Museum and Kalemegdan Fortress/Park, Belgrade, Serbia August 22, 2019

I came across Military Museum and Kalemegdan Fortress/Park, Belgrade, Serbia  and Kalemegdan Fortress/Park in a search looking for interesting things to do in Serbia. This is on my Bucket List. This was a bit of challenge as I looked for … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 August 2019

I saw last night on FamilySearch -New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of19  August 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-19-august-2019/ New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 August 2019 FamilySearch added over 7 million U.S. World War II draft registration cards this … Continue reading

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Air Aces of World War One — Malcolm Marsh – Author

Captain Albert Ball V.C. – British Ace 1896 / 1917 Pt.2 In June 1915, Ball decided to take private flying lessons at Hendon Aerodrome, which would in turn give him an outlet for his interest in engineering and also possibly … Continue reading

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Florida Holocaust Museum working to digitize entire museum collection of over 20K items – WFLA August 7, 2019

I ran across this article earlier this month – Florida Holocaust Museum working to digitize entire museum collection of over 20K items: https://www.wfla.com/news/pinellas-county/florida-holocaust-museum-working-to-digitize-entire-museum-collection-of-over-20000-items/ The Florida Holocaust Museum is open seven days a week beginning at 10 a.m., with the last … Continue reading

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A Map of Australia During World War II — IHRA

One of the indirect consequences of World War II was the rapid expansion of Australian infrastructure. American, British and Australian war plans all assumed that the defensive line would be held at Singapore and the Dutch East Indies, and that … Continue reading

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