April 15 2014

Granpa’s Blog


Civil War Ancestors

There is no other legend quite like the Confederate fighting man. He reached the end of his haunted road long ...
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22d Bomb Group

In February 1944 the 22nd was designated Bombardment Group (Heavy) and was assigned to fly B-24 Liberators,  the aircraft selected ...
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/ Military / War, USAAF, WWII

Seven Days Battle – Order of Battle

PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN--SEVEN DAYS' BATTLES No. 200. -- Organization of the Confederate forces during the engagements around Richmond, Va.(*) JACKSON'S CORPS.-.Maj ...
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/ Battles, Civil War, Military / War

180th Assault Support Helicopter Company

This page is dedicated to WO1 Ronald Jansinski, KIA, 1971.   I served as Big Windy 18, from 1970-1971.  It was ...
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/ 180th ASHC, Military / War, Vietnam

Migration of Our Ancestors

Ours is truly a diverse family.  If America is the "melting pot" we are a great example.  My father's family ...
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/ Genealogy, General Information

Samuel Arthur Haile Military Service

Arthur served in the US Army during World War II.  He was a B-24 gunner assigned to the 22nd Bomb ...
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Raymond C. Martin

B-24 Pilot, 826th Squadron, 484th Bomb Group, 49th Bomb Wing, 15th AF, Torreta, Italy. Flew 25 missions including Polesti oilfields (5/31/1944), ...
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/ raymond, USAAF, WWII

Southern Campaign

The British Strategy By 1778, British and American combatants in the north were stalemated, and a quick end to the ...
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Captain Samuel Martin

Excerpt from Sketches of Western North Carolina, Cyrus L. Hunter, 1877 CAPTAIN SAMUEL MARTIN Captain Samuel Martin was a native ...
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The Battle of Kings Mountain

On October 7, 1780, in the rolling hills of northern South Carolina, a small army of men under the command ...
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