Baby boomers – who are the children of World War II veterans – are maybe beginning to realize that they do not know much about their heritage. Genealogy nerds often begin their searches with birth, marriage, and death records to gather data. After those resources are exhausted, where else can they search?
Well, much can be learned about our brave generation from archived World War 2 military records. This is another important resource that should not be overlooked. So where do you go to find these records?
Military Records Online
The internet has immeasurably increased the ease and availability of all these military and army records, for all American wars as well as from the second world war. One such source can be found at searchmyrecords.com, the website for all US background research.
If you register with military.searchmyrecords.com, then you will not only get the Public Military Record Access – you also get the following Vital Records Access instantly :
Historical Birth Records (2015 Edition)
Historical Death Records (2015 Edition)
Historical Marriage Records (2015 Edition)
Historical Divorce Records (2015 Edition)
Land Records (2015 Edition)
Missing People & Children Records
Court Records (2015 Edition)
Inmates Records (2015 Edition)
Census Records (2015 Edition)
Adoption Records (2015 Edition)
Records from all US wars are available here, including databases of soldiers, rosters, military and war causalities.
There are also several other services available to access World War 2 military records. Ancestry.com has some military records available, as well as a vast database of records from numerous sources. While there is a fee involved, they do a very good job of compiling a lot of data at one source.
The time to learn about the lives and stories of the World War II veterans is now, while they are still alive and can share the details and emotions of their personal experiences. However, if you have a loved one who has already passed on, it’s not too late to find information. Just get started now right away!
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