It’s ‘Black Friday’ tomorrow, and for all crowd haters why not ‘Stay in and Search Friday’ instead, and avoid the crush of the shoppers? And to help you search your military ancestors we’re providing a blog a day until Saturday, here’s the first: ‘Help Wi
Month: November 2015
The man who saved Denmark’s Jews
While two out of three of Europe’s Jews perished in the holocaust, thanks to the actions of one Nazi official and the people of Denmark, 99% of Denmark’s Jewish population survived WW2. Here’s how.
Finding Women who Served in the World Wars
Women have played a vital role in the military ever since the Great War. Here is some tips on how to find their records.
Poems Of Wartime – Wartime Poetry – Records of War Poems
As we unite in remembering British and Commonwealth servicemen and women lost in war, we take a look at some of the poetry of wartime, William Wordsworth reminds us that “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings” and the human experience of
Remembrance Day – In The Beginning
As we unite in remembering British and Commonwealth servicemen lost in war, we take a step back in time to experience what happened at the very first Remembrance Day, held on 11th November 1919, and the subsequent early years of remembrance.