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Researching Your World War II Relative

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June 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dad never talked about his time in the Army. Uncle Frank was killed in Normandy. We know great-grandma was in the WACs, but that’s about all. How do we find out more about their service in WWII?

Historian John Long will give some pointers in researching your WWII ancestors—where to look, what questions to ask, and why a fire in 1973 changed history for the worse.

Tickets are $10 per connection/device and free for D-Day Society and Overlord Society Members.
Tickets are limited to 100 total connections. One ticket must be purchased per device that is used to access the program. A link to the workshop will be sent to participants in the confirmation email after ticket(s) are purchased.

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Funding has been provided by Virginia Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act economic stabilization plan of 2020. For more information, please visit


June 30, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


National D-Day Memorial
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