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Military Monday – WWII Military Research Is NOT The Same As Genealogy Research

Last week I wrote a post called, Where ARE All the WWII Military Records. I wanted to provide some basic information on military records, specifically looking at WWII. After I wrote that post, I spoke to a few people in the genealogy field who are doing research on their military ancestors.  I realized I’m asking […]

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Stories of the Lost Book Update

As 2013 ended and 2014 rolled around I really began looking closely at my book, Stories of the Lost, which I had planned to publish by now. That did not happen. The final story in the book, about James Privoznik, who died on January 11, 1945, has taken on a life of its own. When […]

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Military Monday – Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day and we honor those who served our country. How will you honor those who fought? Who do you honor? How will I be honoring the day? I’m giving my Finishing the Story lecture at Casa Italia today and will share the stories of Michael Kokoska, WWI; Frankie Winkler, WWII; and Robert […]

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Military Monday – 2nd Edition To Soar With The Tigers Available

It is finished! The second edition release of To Soar with the Tigers, The Life and Diary of Robert Brouk has been released. To Soar with the Tigers is the story of Flying Tiger Robert Brouk, a Flight Leader in the 3rd Squadron of the American Volunteer Group during World War II. In the months […]

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To Soar With The Tigers Book Update

April 1942. Portion of the War Diary of Flying Tiger, Robert Brouk. “The British had evacuated the place so there was nobody there but our own little gang and luckily two cooks who got something together for us. Olson and Rogers worked on the planes all night and got them in shape for the next day. We […]

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New Course: Creating Genealogy Programs for Adults & the Younger Generation

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has a new course, Creating Genealogy Programs for Adults & the Younger Generation. This excellent course was written by Jennifer Holik who has authored a number of books about developing genealogy programs for children and societies/libraries. The first course start date is Monday, March 4, 2013 and will be […]

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