Posts Tagged With: Jennifer Holik

Military Monday – African Americans in WWII

Last week I was at Pritzker Military Museum and Library and stumbled upon a book I did not know existed, while looking for something else. I found African American World War II Casualties and Decorations in the Navy, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine by Glenn A. Knoblock. This book provides incredible genealogical and military service […]






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Writing Wednesday – Magazine Resources for World War II Research

Educating people about the many resources to reconstruct World War II service, across all branches, is one of the jobs I do. I accomplish this through my books, speaking engagements, and article writing. There are three magazines for which I currently write World War II articles. Have you seen them? The articles take a different […]






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Military Monday – Debating Stories and Official Records

An issue I have run into several times while researching World War II service, is the difference between oral or written history by a veteran, versus what is contained in the official military records and histories. This issue was brought up again this weekend in one of the Facebook groups I’m in. One member insisted […]






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