War Records

On yesterday’s Morning Edition, NPR described how Ancestry.com opened up a new section of war records. Dating back to the 1600s . Cost to digitize: in the millions. Free access from a few days ago till D-Day anniversary, June 6. (after that, pay) Use this as an opportunity to do some research. Then interview living family about their memories of the people and events whose records you found.

This can be addicting. I found my grandfather’s WW1 draft card. smile

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Posted by Susan A. Kitchens on May 26, 2007 in • GenealogyPersonal History
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