In an effort to bring a little “home” into their holidays, soldiers fighting on foreign shores in 20th-century wars added traditional touches to their celebrations. Please enjoy a slideshow of Christmas and Hanukkah traditions from the front lines.
What was the human cost of the Civil War? How do casualties from battles compare to today’s or yesterday’s ‘battles’? Check out this great infographic made by The Civil War Trust. Did your ancestors serve in the Civil War 150 … Continue reading
FGS announces a $135,000 donation to the War of 1812 Project as a gift from the estate of Jon Stedman in memory of his mother, Ardath Stedman. What will this do for the project? The donation will be used to … Continue reading
Over the past year we have been noticing an increase of mobile devices accessing Fold3. Likewise, we love using our mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad or others to access our favorite sites. It certainly can be convenient when you … Continue reading
Santa visits orphans in England during World War II. Source: WWII US Air Force Photos There’s no place like home for the holidays. Celebrating at home with loved ones is part of any holiday tradition. Soldiers fighting on foreign shores … Continue reading
US soldiers load painting of Lovers and other valuable art found in Göring’s Secret cache. During World War II, the Nazis looted everything from major artwork found at national museums to privately-owned Jewish ceremonial and personal items. Fortunately, Nazi records … Continue reading