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Memorial Day ©      
 

Codename:  Macon Cemetery© 
 

369 Died In WWII in the 401st Gli Inf ©      

Record Of Events for Normandy©
 

John Rogoshewski © 
 

Company C 506th Parachute Infantry 6 June 1944 Crash 

 

The Push Towards Grainville ©

 

Watership Down ©

Blosville and Back Again ©

Crossroad Killing©
 

82nd Airborne Division Cemetery© 

 

 

Across the Causeway  
 

The Aftermath  
(80 Years Later)

The Serials and Drop Zones for Normandy
What, When and Where...

Company F 508th Parachute Infantry, Operation Neptune 
Entire Campaign for Company F

27 Maps for Normandy© 
1:25,000 Maps for the Normandy Campaign

 

Very Manoir of Fact©
The Death of Private O'Neill, Killed at la Fiere

Company B 307th Soldiers MIA 6 June 1944 © 
4 Sticks dropped in and around Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte

If you haven’t dealt with Dorr before...©
Yet Another Case Study

Not Quite Right©
A few mistakes...

Barn Sleeping ©
A letter from a Company B...
Carroll Rumbaugh's First Two Days in Normandy  
Killing of a German General

Company E 501st Parachute Infantry Bastogne ©
Morning Reports History

Dead Cold Ridge © 
Company A was blocked by heavy tank fire...

Deathly Quiet ©
Early Saturday morning December 30, 1944 at...

End of the Year ©
The morning of the last day... 

Fire in the Hole
First Day in Bastogne (for the 1st Battalion 506th Parachute Infantry) ©
A little lead in...

501st Prcht Inf Morning Report January 1, 1945 in Bastogne ©
35096449 Bahel, Robert C...

 Morning Report 501st Prcht Inf Bastogne ©
31426776 Angus, David G.
Murder at Cowan Creek ©
Patrolling was the name of the game...

New Book, More Graignes Errors © 
Lost Paratrooper?  More like Lost Writer
 

The 504th Prcht Inf Pathfinders in Normandy  
26 504th Parachute Infantry Pathfinders in Normandy
Up to Your Neck ©  
Ran across a post the other day...

The Vagaries of War © 
It was a cold and wet day...

 

Past Articles

Letters Home

Letters Home from Pfc Jimmie Millican©
Letters from ...

Life and Times of Pfc Nobles©
Pfc Nobles and the diary ...

The Hauptfleisch Letters© 
Captain Louis A. Hauptfleisch sent 343 letters home ...

 

Research with Documentation

A Bad Spot©
Between June 17 and June 19, 1944 in the ...

A Record of William J. Hickey© 
Hickey Co D 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment ...

A Searchable IDPF©
Searching for answers ...

A Snapshot in Time© 
502nd Prcht Inf Jump School in England ...

Blosville Cemetery©
Image of the Blosville Cemetery

507th Boots and Wings Article of the Day
 

Onion Sammies ©
Chin Foon on Memorial Day May 25, 2020  
Co F 327th Glider Infantry Just Before Normandy©
Complete list of Co F

Death of a School Teacher © 
Jerome Neumann was a School Teacher in New York City

4 Men from Company F©
The Escape and Evasion Reports ...

507th Parachute Infantry 82nd Airborne Division Normandy...©
507th Prcht Inf Men Killed in Normandy

Here are the men Killed 6 June 1944 for Company A of the...©
Casualty List of 116th Inf Co A on 6 June 1944

How to Read A WWII Morning Report©
One of the most important ways to research is to reading Morning Reports

Just found a few articles about Sergeant Major James O. Schmidt (Retired) today©
The 504th/508th Prcht Inf in WWII & Beyond!

Microfilm Holdings at NARA at St Louis©
Microfilm at NARA at St. Louis

Normandy American Cemetery©
All of the Records for the Normandy American Men Buried There

Normandy American Cemetery and where each X-File is located...©
Where each X-File/Unknown is buried at the Normandy American Cemetery

Request Service Records
Request Service Records

Seven Days in June ©  
(Saint-Georges-de-Bohon to Graignes)

75 Years Ago ©
Sometimes From Little Things, Big Things Come

The 53-55 Discharge Papers...©
The 53-55 Discharge for WWII is a great source...

The End of the Beginning ©
This was David Gerry Connally, Jr.

(Prelude to) The 541st Parachute Infantry in Normandy ©
Maneuvers in North Carolina January 1944...

The Life and Death of a WWII Paratrooper ©
George Duaane Coulter was born July 16, 1915 and was first ...

The Men Buried at Omaha Beach ©
457 killed on 6 June 1944 were first ...

The Pathfinders in Normandy ©
The 82nd and 101st Pathfinders in Normandy

Three Ways To Read A Report ©
When creating James O'Rourke's article

29th Inf Div 116th Inf Co A 6 June 1944 Complete... ©
Complete List of 116th Inf Co A as of 6 June 1944

WWII Records From Start To Finish ©
This is the best example of a soldier in WWII and his records.

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A Bad Roll of the Dice ©
3 Soldiers killed...

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words ©
Enough already

A Variation on a Theme ©
Lies and then some ...

An interesting case study ©
Last night on Facebook I found a post about Pvt Ralph B. Devaney...

 

But why denigrate a military family? ©
But Why?

Captain Simonds was the S-3 going into Normandy and Captain Graham was...©
508th Hq Co 2nd Bn Captain Simonds Killed July 5, 1944

Cover up at Ft. Benning ©
Cover up at Benning, nuff said

Death Comes to Normandy ©
This concerns Pfc Frederick R. Smith from the 87th CH Bn

Drop Zones ©
Over the years we’ve all read and talked about...

First Day in Bastogne (for the 1st Battalion 506th Parachute Infantry) ©
A little lead in...

1st Lt Louis Levy Co D 507th Prcht Inf ©
1st Lt Louis Levy was an enigma

506th Prcht Inf Co E & the Aftershocks ©
It’s interesting with the mythos for Co E...

General(ly) Incompetent ©
General Smith ...

Gordon Wilkinson at Pearl Harbor ©
This was a neighbor

It runs in the family... ©
When the Government...

Ken Burns, Vietnam and willful blindness ©
Ken Burns Denial

Last Man Out ©
It was his 21st birthday

Memorial Day 2021 ©
Sergeant Legg and the 603rd Graves Registration Company

Narrative for 1st Lt Phillip Katz ©
Lt Phillip Katz ASN 0-430360 was in both the 82nd Abn Div and ...

19 Paratroopers and 1 Pilot killed as POWs during strafing 7 June 1944... ©
20 Men Killed on 7 June 1944 in a POW Strafing

On June 12, 1944 15 Paratroopers and one RAAF man ... ©
The Quest for Stanley K. Black's Personal Effects from Graignes

On 7 June 1944 The 4th Inf Div's 4th Medical Battalion put the wounded... ©
19 Wounded Men Lost at Sea June 7, 1944 when Hitting a Mine off of Utah Beach

One Step Further ©
This is Staff Sergeant Herbert Jeffery Buffalo Boy

One Hand Washes the Other ©
Once again Facebook has shown that men who were praised for being in Normandy...

Over and Out in Normandy ©
The fog of war was an apt phrase to ...

Record Keeping Problems at NARA in St. Louis ©
Here is the problem with NARA at St. Louis...

Shot down over Germany ©
The B-17G Ronny Boy was in her death throes...

Somebody's getting Covid ©
(in their stocking this year)

Source Material is the Key ©
I’ve had other things to do beyond WWII but...

SP/4 Ross was at Albany & Ia Drang ©
A Soldier at LZ Albany

Stalag Luft 3 ©
This is the story of 12 US Army Air Cops Fliers who...

Still Time ©
7th Cavalry and Murder

The Art of Deflection ©
Friends of Co I and the ...

The Florist from Cherbourg...©
Searching for a Florist...

The Forgotten Company G 506th Japanese-American Paratrooper ©
Takeshi Miyoko

The (Next to) Last Piece of the Puzzle for the House ©
Getting Closer to the Truth

The Real Meaning of War ©
Cold Hard Reality

The 2nd Battalion of the 401st Glider Infantry©
Confusion after WWII in D.C.

The Spanhoe Incident ©
An explosion while loading ...

The 325th Co A Soldiers killed on landing in Normandy ©
325th Glider Crashed 7 June 1944

The Vagaries of War ©
It was a cold and wet day...

The War Comes To Town ©
Strafing on June 7, 1944

 

To All the Men and Women in the U.S. Armed Forces ©
The question is this; why did the VA ...

To the Acting Secretary of the Army ©
This concerns 92 men buried under the wrong Division...

White Supremacists in Holland ©
Even in Holland live the White Supremacists

Why lie Bando? ©
Where's the Beef?

Reviews

A Review of the book Currahee! ©
First read Currahee! back in 2006 or...

An All American Critique... ©
There are a few things wrong with the quotation

Fake WWII Awards ©
Fake awards being sold to real WWII Veterans ...

Real vs Fake WWII Paratroop Jump Certificate ©
Ran across a Jump Certificate for a member of Co E 506th...

This is a breakdown by paragraph about GRAIGNES... ©
A poorly written Graignes Article

What more could be said about the ABMC & Arlington?  Plenty

A Problem at Arlington National Cemetery ©
A Problem Indeed ...

Updated Arlington Problem November 2015 ©
Below is the interaction with workers at Arlington

ABMC Cut & Paste from Wikipedia ©
The ABMC is now using Wikipedia ...


An Old Problem at Arlington National Cemetery ©
Below is a link to a Vietnam Veteran ...


Arlington plays favorites, celebrities before Soldiers ©
Celebrities take just days to be buried while ...

Bad Advice ©
It is obvious that Ms. Van Maanen has poisoned ...

Fraud at the ABMC ©
Once again at the ABMC...

82nd Abn Div Sgt Ray's Death in Normandy Update #3 ©
Sgt Ray's death on June 13, 1944...

Family and Friends 508th PIR Assc
©
508th and the men buried without the 82nd Abn Div on their Headstones

More Incompetently at the ABMC ©
What's new though right?

Time To Bring The Boys Back Home ©
The time is fast approaching...

The book For Freedom written by Raymond E. Keefe ©
This epic tome was created by Raymond E. Keefe
 

 
 
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