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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

Chin Foon on Memorial Day May 25, 2020
He was best friends with Chin Foon

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.


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 weíve all read and talked about...

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

506th Prcht Inf Co E & the Aftershocks
Itís 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
Iíve 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 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

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?


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...


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