Blog Entries - tag: 'soldier'

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International History: D-Day

Posted on: June 6, 2019
Tags: WWII, war, soldier, World War 2, battle

"On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France... More than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded, but their sacrifice

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"Dog" tags

Our History: Dog Tags

Posted on: November 1, 2018
Tags: military, dog tag, war, history, soldier

The History of “Dog” Tags The notion of identifying your personal stuff has been around for centuries. From scratches made with sticks and stones to sewing labels onto clothing. The same problem of identification came with the military. Whose

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Oral History: Rusty Adams (Vietnam War)

Posted on: October 27, 2018
Tags: Oral History, Vietnam War, war, history, soldier, Adams, Rusty

This is 23rd in a series of oral histories. To summarise for those who haven't read the first blog post; We will be exploring the many stories of service men and women and the experiences they've had at war. The stories will range from WWII to the recent

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Oral History: Colonel Blevins (Afghanistan)

Posted on: October 25, 2018
Tags: Oral History, Afghanistan, history, soldier, War, Colonel, Blevins

This is 20th in a series of oral histories. To summarise for those who haven't read the first blog post; We will be exploring the many stories of service men and women and the experiences they've had at war. The stories will range from WWII to the

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Oral History: Dale Ford (Desert Storm)

Posted on: October 25, 2018
Tags: Oral History, Desert Storm, war, history, soldier, Dale, Ford

This is 21st in a series of oral histories. To summarise for those who haven't read the first blog post; We will be exploring the many stories of service men and women and the experiences they've had at war. The stories will range from WWII to the recent

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Oral History: Richard (Dick) Tracy (WWII)

Posted on: September 14, 2018
Tags: WWII, Oral History, Dick Tracy, Video, military, war, soldier, Richard, Tracy, World War 2, combat

This is the tenth in a series of oral histories. To summarise for those who haven't read the first blog post; We will be exploring the many stories of service men and women and the experiences they've had at war. The stories will range from WWII to the recent

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