Latest World War II military records news – Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

Back with more news for you today. It’s amazing how much good information there is on this stuff out there if you know where to look. Three in particular that I found really valuable were…

Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy » British …

This database contains the surviving service records of non-commissioned officers and other ranks who served in WWI and did not re-enlist in the Army prior to World War II. With the final release, this database now contains the entire …

NH WWII veteran finally gets his medals – NashuaTelegraph.com

World War II veteran Roger Aldrich smiles in Tilton, N.H. on Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 after receiving long-overdue medals from U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., right, which were never issued due to a fire that destroyed his records. … On Monday, he received the Good Conduct Medal, which recognizes exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity in active federal military service. He also received the American Campaign medal; the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal …

Sexual assaults and rapes by US military in Japan lead to a major …

Since 1945, when the US military stormed onto the island of Okinawa to dislodge the Japanese military in World War II, Okinawan women and girls have been sexually assaulted and raped by US military personnel. … During my recent trip to Japan, I met with members of the organization Okinawan Women Act Against Military Violence. According to reports compiled from police records and other sources by that organization, hundreds of Okinawan and Japanese women have been …

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