Dutch Immigrants in the US Army.

Dutch people in the US Army? For a new project I am researching Dutch and sons of Dutch immigrants that served in the US Army during World War II. Nick van Beek, 9, emigrated with his parents to the United States in 1893. The Van Beek family came from Bennekom (GLD) and settled in the […]

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Eugene Brinkman’s Last Patrol

HIS LAST PASTROL. Researching and reconstructing the battlefields has always been a passion of mine. Working closely with my friend Myra Miller has allowed me to request many service records of WWII veterans. Two years ago I requested my very first Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF). An IDPF contains information regarding an individual soldier’s death. […]

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Museum in the Dark – Vince Speranza

Last Friday I was invite by the War Museum in Overloon, The Netherlands, to join one their first-time ‘Museum in the Dark’ event. The Museum is known for it’s annual Militracks Event, but this was something different. The event is evolved around the military experiences of Vincent J. Speranza, former member of H company, 501st […]

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