Books

Book Review – Graveyards of Chicago

Do you enjoy wandering Chicago’s cemeteries? There are so many in our large city and suburbs that are unknown to most of us. Coming from the field of family history, I tend to focus and visit only the cemeteries where my ancestors or my clients’ ancestors sleep. However, this year if winter ever ends, I […]

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Follow Friday – Military Reading Lists March 7, 2014

The Army and Air Force posted their Chief of Staff 2014 Reading Lists. Take a look. They include more than books! Chief of Staff Air Force 2014 Reading List Chief of Staff Army 2014 Reading List © 2014, Generations, Woodridge, IL Tweet

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Tuesday’s Tip – Read “Finding Your Roots”

There are many beginning genealogy books available today. So which ones are the best? That all depends on what you are looking for. I received a review copy of Janice Schultz’s Finding Your Roots and would like to share my thoughts about the book. The book is laid out similarly to other beginning genealogy books. […]

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Military Monday – Roscoe Red Three Is Missing

I just read Roscoe Red Three Is Missing by Danny I.P. Keay. This was a very well-written and moving book about the life of 1LT Paul Mazal, 513th Fighter Squadron, 406th Fighter Group, 9th Army Air Force. The book was also about the men who researched his life and service and then recovered his remains. […]

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Military Monday – The Dead of World War II

I read two books this weekend about our honored dead of World War II. The first was Disposition of Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard World War II Dead. This was a pamphlet sent to families after the war was over explaining their choices as to the final interment of their Soldier Dead. The Army […]

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In Memory of Pfc. James Privoznik

Today we remember the ultimate sacrifice for his country, by Pfc. James Privoznik. Originally of the 90th Division, 790th Ordnance until 14 days before he was killed. Then he was moved into the 90th Division, 358th Infantry during the Battle of the Bulge. James is buried in the Luxembourg American Cemetery. James’ story is being […]

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