Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors
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Tracing Your Second World War Ancestors

A guide to how to locate and understand the sources for WWII and get the most out of them. 

  • £12.99
  • Weight
    250 g
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The book explains how, and from where, service records can be obtained, using real examples showing what they look like and how to interpret them. It also examines records of the military units relatives might have served in so their careers can be followed in graphic detail. The three armed services are covered, along with the merchant navy, the Home Guard, civilian services, prisoners of war, gallantry and campaign medals, casualties, women’s services and obscure wartime organizations. Also included are a glossary of service acronyms, information on useful websites, an introduction to the National Archives and details of other useful sources.
  • Author
    P. Tomaselli
  • Year