Posts Tagged With: Army

Military Monday – Fred Goempel’s Story Part 2

Guest post by Barbara Geisler. The IDPF had stated that Fred was unknown to his platoon, but I was able to find a man who remembered Fred quite well. They had attended basic training together, and he could pinpoint what happened just up to that fateful day. This man had been injured during the crossing. […]

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Military Monday – Fred Goempel’s Story Part 1

Guest post by Barbara Geisler. Many years ago, my mother-in-law was reminiscing about her eldest brother, Fred, who went off to war in early January 1945, when she was twelve years old. In February, the family received word that Fred had been listed as missing in action in Germany. They held out hope that he […]

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Military Monday – Military Research From the Civil War to World War II

Cindy Freed and I, writers for the In-Depth Genealogist, were interviewed on IDG’s new YouTube channel. Cindy talked about Civil War Research and her book Ancestors in a Divided Nation. I talked about World War II research and my two new books,┬áStories from the World War II Battlefield, which will soon be released on researching […]

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