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Finding out military info!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by StZu, May 19, 2010.

  1. May 19, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    StZu

    StZu [OP] Where the White Women At?

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    My grandfather died in 2005 he was 96 y/o and he was in WWII. He would never talk about the war and I would like to find out some information on him. I know that he was awarded the Purple Heart somewhere in the Pacific. I was wondering if anyone knew of any online services that could help me find out where he was stationed and some other general info about him. Preferably free. I would also like to find out some info on my dad and my uncle. They were both in Vietnam, and they too never talked about their experiences, I would like to know more about them. They have both passed on also.
    Thanks for your help. I want to know more about my family so I can pass on the fond memories to my son. He will never know the great men that were my father, grandfather and uncle. But I will let him know they were great men.
    Thanks for the help,
    Rich
     
  2. May 19, 2010 at 2:33 PM
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    OlyTacoma173

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  3. May 19, 2010 at 2:41 PM
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    rsincavage85

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    Do you know where in the Pacific he was or what unit he was with? I studied WWII in depth because my history teacher had family fighting for both sides. What a family reunion that must have been. But seriously the books I used went to great detail about the units and some people and recipients of awards.
     
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