Posts Tagged With: Chicago military historian

Military Monday – USMC Pvt. William F. Cowart, A Case Study Part 2

The last few weeks I have been exploring USMC records related to the death of Pvt. William F. Cowart. Week one I gave a partial book review of Tarawa The Story of a Battle. This post brought up a lot of topics regarding USMC records for World War II and issues on which I believe […]

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Military Monday – World War II Research Q&A

In June of 2014 I started writing a monthly column for The In-Depth Genealogist’s Magazine to help researchers learn about the records and resources to locate information on their military ancestors who served primarily in World War II. Some of the information I present does apply to World War I records because some of the […]

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Military Monday – USMC WWII Missing in Action and Finding of Death Statuses

The last few weeks I have been immersed in USMC records from World War II as I write my books. There are so many “small” details that emerge from looking at service files, death files, reports, and histories for all branches of the military. In October I wrote a post called Missing in Action and […]

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