Category Archives: Military History

Nazi Dracula Must Die Kickstarter Campaign Ends October 29, 2020 – Weirdness Wednesdays October 14, 2020

Addit: This campaign includes Jack Churchill – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Churchill in it. He was an unusual character in World War II. He carried a long bow, bagpipes, and a Scottish broadsword in battle. This was an easy Weirdness Wednesday day as I … Continue reading

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The War Museum in Muskogee, Oklahoma — American in Korea

I have been telling you guys about the tour I went on in Oklahoma and part of Arkansas. After we spent the night in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, we wanted to see the gallows of Judge Parker, the hanging judge, but … Continue reading

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Happy 245th Birthday U. S. Navy – October 13, 2020

Happy Birthday shout-out to the U.S. Navy on its 245th: http://www.navy.com  Here’s a fitting YouTube video posted by servingohiovets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98zSc2H9mxg = about 3:37 minutes long (opens in a new window) Navy uniform app: http://www.navy.com/uniform360/#/service-dress-blues/0 Information and screenshots of naval insignia from … Continue reading

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Crown Hill Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays October 13, 2020

I mentioned the 7 largest cemeteries on a previous Tombstone Tuesdays – The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays June 16, 2020, and this week I am focusing on the tenth largest cemetery; on … Continue reading

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Review: Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII — The Domain for Truth

I’m going to post this ahead of the Memorial Day weekend as a book I immensely enjoyed that is very appropriate for the weekend as part of my nonfiction leisure reading review…why?  Because Pastors also need a break from heavy … Continue reading

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Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum, Gulfport – Mississippi Mondays October 12, 2020

Updated October 18, 2020 with museum hours added. For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to stay in my hometown after reading about a new museum, the Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum – http://www.browncondorassociation.com/index.html. I decided to choose Mississippi Aviation Heritage … Continue reading

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New Soviet Era database releases free documents on more than 1 million citizens — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The past of the former Soviet Union is coming alive in 2020 to the benefit of genealogy. A new database is displaying free documents on more than 1 million citizens of the former USSR. For years, I have read books … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 9, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 9, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after October 7, 2020. New and Updated   New and Updated UPDATED Pennsylvania, Passenger and … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc adds Kansas Ride Weekend to complete 2020 season — B-29 Doc

The B-29 Superfortress known as Doc will bring its B-29 Doc Flight Experience Tour to three cities in Kansas to wrap up the 2020 tour season The three-day event across three cities will include Wichita, Great Bend and Olathe, Friday, … Continue reading

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Care of the American Revolutionary Soldiers — Weapons and Warfare

There was not much money invested in medicine in the American colonies before the Revolution, and the practice of the art had not achieved either distinction or prestige. The lack of investment and low public regard may have discouraged Congress … Continue reading

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