Tag Archives: World War II

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after October 13, 2020. New and Updated   New and Updated New and Updated UPDATED … Continue reading

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Germany to give $662 million in aid to Holocaust survivors – AP News October 14, 2020

I saw this on AP News today – https://apnews.com/article/virus-outbreak-international-news-western-europe-germany-europe-fe70a989c90101e79ff8ee4d9abcf7b0. By DAVID RISING today BERLIN (AP) — Germany has agreed to provide more than a half billion euros to aid Holocaust survivors struggling under the burdens of the coronavirus pandemic, the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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October 8 – Tyne Cot Cemetery. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day

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Cruisin’ the Coast, South Mississippi – Mississippi Mondays October 5, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to detour to my home area. As a result of this post – Cruisin’ the Coast Traditions — Gulf Coast Moms Blog, original post – Cruisin’ the Coast Traditions — Gulf Coast Moms … Continue reading

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World-renowned architect and Hastings-born war hero Guy Natusch has been remembered as an “absolute gentleman”. The Hawke’s Bay architect and former World War II Royal New Zealand Navy Sub-lieutenant has died aged 99. — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

World-renowned Hawke’s Bay architect Guy Natusch dies aged 99 4 Oct, 2020 9:36am  3 minutes to read Hawke’s Bay architect and war veteran Guy Natusch has been remembered as a “absolute gentleman” following his passing, aged 99. Photo / File … Continue reading

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Molly Lamb Bobak, Canada’s first female official war artist overseas: A Co-Lab challenge — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Krista Cooke Molly Lamb Bobak, the first female official war artist overseas, is arguably the Second World War painter who best captured Canadian women’s experiences of military life. In 1942, Molly Lamb (later Bobak) was fresh out of art … Continue reading

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