Tag Archives: World War II

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

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

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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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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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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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Repatriation to Italy 1943 — Footprints of Italian Prisoners of War in Australia

Salvatore Targiani’s journey as a prisoner of war is unusual. Repatriation to Italy 1943    Interesting read.

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Lost for Decades, a Marine World War II Hero Finally Comes Home – Military.com April 19, 2021

I saw this earlier on Military.com – Lost for Decades, a Marine World War II Hero Finally Comes Home: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/04/19/lost-decades-marine-world-war-ii-hero-finally-comes-home.html. Much longer article. The Los Angeles Times | By Gustavo Arellano LOS ANGELES — The word came in the morning, as Grace … Continue reading

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The Rose Code TV Series: What We Know — The Bibliofile

The Rose Code by Kate Quinn has an adaptation in the works. For all the details about a potential upcoming film or TV adaptation of this WWII story, here’s what we know about The Rose Code adaptation: The Rose Code … Continue reading

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More than 8 million records posted to massive World War II soldier database for the former USSR — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

The amount of information on soldiers who served in the Soviet Army during World War II being posted online doesn’t seem to have an end. More than 8 million records posted to massive World War II soldier database for the … Continue reading

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Couple buy 72ft WWII ship off eBay in ultimate restoration project — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

A couple who stumbled across an old WWII ship on eBay say the purchase was ‘a heart over head decision’ which led to them taking on the ultimate restoration project. Couple buy 72ft WWII ship off eBay in ultimate restoration … Continue reading

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