WWII Era Marine Corps Military Service Records: An Overview
Nov16

WWII Era Marine Corps Military Service Records: An Overview

  WWII Marine Corps military service records can provide genealogical researchers with countless resources for tracing the steps of ¬†an ancestor who served during the war. Marine Corps service records were maintained in such a way as to ensure that specific milestones in your veteran’s military service would be documented. This means that a wide array of records would have been placed in your veteran’s Marine Corps...

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How to Research a WWII Army Veteran Who Was Killed In Action
Nov02

How to Research a WWII Army Veteran Who Was Killed In Action

  Attempting to research a WWII Army veteran who was killed in action can be challenging due to the fact that the vast majority of WWII Army military service records were completely lost in the devastating fire of 1973. What this means in many cases is that there is absolutely nothing maintained in the military service record folder of the Army KIA veteran at the National Archives. For Army veterans who survived the conflict, the...

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