Tag Archives: World War I

This amazing project captures the realities of war throughout US history – FindMyPast November 20, 2020

  Here’s the direct link – This amazing project captures the realities of war throughout US history: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/family-records/veteran-stories. Much longer article, but here’s a synopsis. It covers from World War I to Iraq War (2003 – 2011).   The Findmypast team … Continue reading

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November 21. Britannic sinking, sister ship to Titanic. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

The Britannic, sister ship to the Titanic, being used as a Hospital Ship, sinks in the Aegean Sea on this day in 1916. Men from Dungannon and Larne returned with forces from Canada and New Zealand in WW1. Patrick Toner … Continue reading

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“It made you intensely proud to see it standing there”: How the Vimy Memorial survived the Second World War — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Andrew Horrall Canadian Army Newsreel No. 42 must have been very exciting to watch in September 1944. In an era before television, cinema audiences followed the events of the Second World War through these short films. Scenes of liberated cities … Continue reading

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Pinterest Black history — Guam Christian Blog

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November 8. The origins of the Cenotaph. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

The Cenotaph was built for several reasons which are outlined here. Today’s Roll of WW1 highlights service by an Instonian in Russia with the Naval Air Service’s Armoured Car Division and his death in Belgium with the RFC to which … 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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The Strangest Warship Battle of WW1 – Africa’s Lake Tanganyika YouTube Video Dark Docs

Saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/Y6TYl-L7GDg Direct link – The Strangest Warship Battle of WW1 – Africa’s Lake Tanganyika YouTube Video Dark Docs: https://youtu.be/Y6TYl-L7GDg (around 14:23 minutes long). More information on the battle from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Lake_Tanganyika.

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Fokker Eindecker — Weapons and Warfare

The air services of the opposing powers consisted of a motley collection of different aircraft at the outbreak of war in August 1914. The thought of true aerial combat was a long way from the minds of army commanders and … Continue reading

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Unita Zelma Brown Blackwell – Mississippi Mondays June 1, 2020

For this week’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to check out Mayersville in Issaquena County. In doing the research, I came across Unita Zelma (Brown) Blackwell, the first African American female mayor elected in Mississippi. Here’s the article about her … Continue reading

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Gulfport World War I Memorial Cenotaph – Mississippi Mondays May 25, 2020

There is a World War I Memorial in my hometown. I thought it was a fitting Memorial Day Mississippi Mondays post. It’s not too far from another place I mentioned about 2 months ago – Closing of Triplett-Day Pharmacy will … Continue reading

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