ACG WebOps (5 – 11 November 2006)
Gerry Ratchford of Victoria, British Columbia, has pooled together books and documents that help tell the military history of his father-in-law, Sgt Thomas William Edmund Wilson.
Here’s a military history article about a Canadian bicycle infantry memorabilia collector and historian.
This short historical piece out of Sauk Centre, Minnesota tells of the six Toenies brothers, each who have served in the U.S. military.
Bob Ellis gives a brief report about his study on the cenotaph in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada.
The tale of five brothers out of Britain who died during World War I.
"A notebook kept by Sir Winston Churchill’s nurse has revealed a regimented routine in his final years which included her looking after his pet budgerigar." I sure would love to know what happened to his cigars!
Yet another story about brothers serving in the military, this time out of Louisiana, USA.
Since the Korean War is technically not over, visiting the DMZ allows people the chance to see something many only hear about: the front line of a warzone.
States are starting to place new emphasis on those green historical markers alongside our nations’ highways and rural routes. Hoo-AH!
This article includes a bunch of websites to where people may go to learn more about Canadian military history.
The Camp Roberts Historical Museum in Southern California has recently opened a new exhibit about the top secret Satellite Communications Station, otherwise known as SatCom.
With a story seemingly in every WebOps about how little knowledge our youth have of military history, it’s very pleasant to list one that just may bring a refreshing hope about the young ones who do know at least a little something.
A Professor and students from New York’s Queens College research the history behind a memorial flag recently pulled out of storage there.
For nearly forty years, the attack on the USS Liberty during the Six Day War has been classified as a ‘mistake’. Was it? Some survivors of the attack so no.
This article out of Waterbury, Connecticut, describes the fight Raymond J. Donnelly put up in order to retrieve an important piece of his son’s military history.
Leo Lovato of Las Nutrias, New Mexico, began collecting military patches when he joined in 1955. Today, his collection spans the walls of his garage, and he’s still looking for more.
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