Military Research

Military Monday – Finding Genealogy in Military Records

After finishing and publishing three books on World War II this year, I took a month and a half long break. Kind of a forced break you could say – where I just could not and did not want to research, read, talk about, or write anything World War II or military. I guess sometimes […]

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Military Monday – Medical Journals from World War II

As I write this, I’m sitting in a hotel in St. Louis at the 90th Division Association reunion. I’m looking through binder after binder of information. Morning Reports. Medical Journals kept by unit surgeons. Personnel records. A Chaplain’s diary (unpublished.) Photographs. Maps. And I’m not finished. The researcher I use at the National Personnel Records […]

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Military Monday – Joining a Military Association

I attended the 90th Division Association Reunion in St. Louis this past weekend. The reunion was my first experience with a military association and I was not sure what to expect. Norm Richards, the researcher at the NPRC who helps with my research and my client work, suggested I attend. He said it would give […]

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