Posts Tagged With: ancestry

Military Monday – Writing Prompts September 9, 2013

Are you interested in writing your military ancestor stories? Here are a few writing prompts to get you thinking and writing. You can visit my FaceBook groups Military Research and Storytelling or Women During WWII for more ideas.  Prompt #1: Do you have any letters, diaries, photographs, or post cards from your military ancestor? Write […]

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Military Monday – Records in St. Louis

We’ve all heard that the military records in St. Louis at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) burned in a fire in 1973. But did you know that some of those burned files have been and continue to be handled and made available to National Archives staff when possible? The Stars and Stripes newspaper recently […]

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Military Monday – Unknown World War II Soldiers

I’ve been writing a few books on my military ancestors based on my Finishing the Story lecture. If you haven’t heard it and live in the Chicago area, I think I’ve only got one more date on my calendar for that lecture this year. The second lecture in what is now becoming a series will […]

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