Posts Tagged With: Jennifer Holik

Military Monday – Mail Call During World War II

When we conduct World War II research, we primarily focus on the documents we can locate. Researchers are encouraged to look through family letters, photographs, memorabilia, military uniforms and medals and other items for service history clues. But one item we often overlook is the phonograph record. During the war, soldiers were able to go […]

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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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