Tag Archives: World War II

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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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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Remembering HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse December 10, 1941 – December 10, 2019

At this is the anniversary of both ships getting sunk I thought this was a way to remember those who died. I saw two posts from one blogger today, one for each ship – HMS PRINCE OF WALES – December … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 December 2019

I saw this last night on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 9 December 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-9-december-2019/ New, free, historical records were added to FamilySearch.org  from American Samoa, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Puerto … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor Remembered — Guam Christian Blog

I remember this day because #Guam was attacked the same day. Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2019: What happened during fateful attack 78 years ago? Matthew DiebelUSA TODAY0:011:08 “December 7, 1941 – a date which will live in infamy,” President Franklin … Continue reading

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Remembering Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, 78th Anniversary – December 7, 2019

This is a bit later getting posted as I was planning for it to be posted around the time attacks were going on at Pearl Harbor. I re-checked those Mississippians –  Mississippians at Pearl Harbor – Mississippi Department of Archives … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – December 6, 2019

I saw this tonight on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – December 6, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 20, 2019. New and Updated   UPDATED UK, Commonwealth War Graves, 1914-1921 and 1939-1947 12/6/2019 UPDATED … Continue reading

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Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s… — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office Here we see the 125-foot Active-class patrol craft USCGC Tiger (WPC-152) in 1928 during Prohibition. One of a class of 35 so-called “Buck and … Continue reading

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