Air Medal & Oak Leaf Cluster Recipients 12th Air Force 62nd Troop Carrier- (Archived website - may be unavailable, incomplete, or slow to respond). On 16 July 1943 members of the 62nd Troop Carrier Group, 12th Air Force (Mediterranean theater of operations) received an air medal and/or an oak leaf cluster based on participation in the invasion of Sicily. These pages are a copy of the original memo listing all of the recipients of the awards for this unit.
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Genealogical Fallout from the War of 1812- Discusses the wealth of information contained in Seamen's Protection Certificate Applications. An article published in the Spring 1992 issue of Prologue Magazine, Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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Military History Online- This web site covers the American Revolutionary War, the American Civil War, World War I, and World War II.
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Military Records - Finding Your Soldier- Military records can be some of the most helpful sources in the pantheon of genealogical records. However, they can also be some of the most difficult and disappointing records, regardless of which war a relative served in, or for which side. Read more...
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The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships- The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, commonly known as DANFS, is the foremost reference regarding US naval vessels. Published in nine volumes (from 1959 to 1991), it gives histories for virtually every US naval vessel. Currently the online collection includes over 7000 ship histories, and more are being added.
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The Indian War of 1864- (Free Online Book) : Being a Fragment of the Early History of Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming, by Eugene Ware, published in 1911.
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Veterans History Project- The United States Congress created the Veterans History Project in 2000. The Project relies on volunteers to collect and preserve stories of wartime service.
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World War II Unit History & Officers- This website aims to give a full spectrum of data on World War II fighting units, including details on organization, commanders, and literature.
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