Posted by Liv | Filed under Military Monday
The Servicemen’s Dependents Allowance Act of 1942, signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, provided a much needed allowance to the wives, children, and certain dependent relatives of servicemen in the lower grades (privates, private first class, technician 5th grade, corporal, technician 4th grade, and sergeant) of the Army. Relatives and dependents were divided into [...]
Posted by Liv | Filed under Follow Friday
It’s Follow Friday at geneabloggers.com and I continue my tribute to Veterans by recommending three major websites that I use to document my family’s service; enjoy!
Tags: ancestry.com, bounty land records, claim records, draft records, Fold3, footnote.com, genealogy, military histories, military records, national archives, pension records, service records, US Military Collection, Veteran's Service Records
Posted by Liv | Filed under Genealogy Radio, TV & Video
Tomorrow is Veteran’s Day 2012 and while surfing the world wide web this weekend, I came upon information about Frank Capra’s “Why We Fight” World War II propaganda film series. Included in this series is the 1944 film, “The Negro Soldier,” that encouraged African-Americans to enlist in the army during World War II. This black & [...]
Tags: 1944, African-Americans, film series, Frank Capara, Germany, Hitler, International Historic Films, Library of Congress, military life, national archives, National Film Registry, Nazis, The Negro Soldier, US Armed Forces, Veterans' Day 2012, war propaganda, Why We Fight, World War II, WW II