Posts Tagged With: IDPF

Military Monday – USMC Pvt. William F. Cowart, A Case Study Part 1

If you read my post last Monday on my partial book review of “Tarawa The Story of a Battle,” you know I brought up a lot of issues for future discussion regarding the Marine Corps in World War II, battle conditions, burial information and procedures, and the records themselves. This week I am going to […]

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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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Military Monday – Exploring Offline and Online World War II Resources

There is a myth many family historians believe and that is, all the records I need are online. This is not true. Only a small percentage of records available throughout time have been digitized and placed online. This is especially true for military records. Family historians exploring their World War II ancestor’s service and lives […]

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