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Special Agents: The Women of SOE

By Simon Mawer May 21, 2012<p>Christine Granville<p>They ranged from girls barely out of high school to mature mothers, from working-class women to aristocrats, from the plain to the beautiful, from the prim and proper to wild high-lifers. The only women from the Western Allies to bear arms in action …

'We are all Jews': World War II soldier honored for saving lives in POW camp

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> There were few, if any, victorious moments to share from Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds' combat time in World War II. So he kept quiet.<p>He told his son little of how his platoon, part of the 422nd Regiment, landed in Nazi Germany in 1944, a group of untested soldiers entering the final …

U.S. Army

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Free Irish Genealogy Advice, Tools and Resources

Welcome to Irish Genealogy Toolkit<p>Your free and independent guide to finding your Irish ancestors<p>Your free guide to finding your Irish ancestors<p>Irish …

10 Genealogy Blogs Worth Reading

There are hundreds, if not thousands of genealogy and family history blogs online, offering a daily or weekly dose of education, enlightenment, and …

Genealogy

Genealogy 101: Discover Your Roots

Every “journey home” begins at home. The search to learn more about your ancestors—who they were, where they came from, what happened to them, and why—starts in conversations with relatives, in the attic or basement rifling through old photos and documents, at the local library or archives …

Best Genealogy Websites for Researching Irish Ancestors

Researching your Irish ancestors online can be difficult as there is no one-stop website with vast quantities of Irish family history records. Yet …

Top Genealogy Websites, Pt. 2: Google Books & Internet Archive

Here are the top two websites that will save you time and get you 24/7 access to online genealogical libraries with more than one million books: …

Inmates Indexing Genealogy Records

A short while ago, I tripped across an article in <i>Mother Jones</i> by Shane Bauer entitled <i>Your Family's Genealogical Records May Have Been Digitized by a Prisoner.</i><p>I've long enjoyed the insightful pieces this publication offers and was pleased to see this particular topic being addressed, but as a …

Genealogy

A Fresh Look at Organizing Genealogy Files -- Part Two

From my first post on this topic, I will repeat the two rules that start the process of organization:<p><b>Rule 1: Every document has an owner</b> <b><br>Rule 2: Every</b> …

Japan revisits its darkest moments where American POWs became human experiments

For a while after the end of the second world war, Toshio Tono could not bear to be in the company of doctors. And the thought of putting on a white coat filled him with dread.<p>As a young man with an interest in gynaecology, it was an aversion that could have quickly ended his dream of a career in …

Asia Pacific

Top 10 Genealogy Mistakes to Avoid

01<p>of 10<p>Don't Forget Your Living Relatives<p>Genealogy can be a very fascinating and addictive hobby. Each step that you take in researching your …

Tanya Savicheva - a brief biography

<b>Tanya Savicheva died near her hometown of Leningrad on 1 July 1944, aged only 14. Who was Tanya Savicheva? The name in Russia is what Anne Frank is</b> …

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Edith Cavell - a brief biography

<b>When the First World War broke out, Edith Cavell was working as a matron in a Brussels nursing school, a school she had co-founded in 1907 and where</b> …