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01 <u>Battle Participation of Organizations of the American Expeditionary Forces</u> 
in France, Belgium and Italy, 1917-1918
01 Battle Participation of Organizations of the American Expeditionary Forces in France, Belgium and Italy, 1917-1918
U.S. War Department 
 
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02 <u>Revolutionary Soldiers,</u>
Resident or Dying in Onondaga Co., NY
02 Revolutionary Soldiers, Resident or Dying in Onondaga Co., NY
With Supplementary List of Possible Veteran
Based on a Pension List of Franklin H. Chase, Syracuse, NY (see #24 below) 
 
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03 <u>World War I Serviceman's Glossary</u>
03 World War I Serviceman's Glossary
     Common abbreviations used during the war. Obtained from the NYS Military Museum website.  
 
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04 <u>The Meuse-Argonne Offensive in WWI (1918)</u>
04 The Meuse-Argonne Offensive in WWI (1918)
Original footage of the offensive taken by the US Army Signal Corps.
This is a silent film. 
 
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05 <u>59th Pioneer Infantry Regimental History in WWI</u><br />
    (This is an archived copy as original has moved)
05 59th Pioneer Infantry Regimental History in WWI
    (This is an archived copy as original has moved)

     Although, the information on this external page references the Delaware National Guard, it was also part of the 59th Pioneer Infantry. It is a good read, in that the author (Brig. Gen. Kennard R. Wiggins Jr.) tells of the 59th Regiment's journey from New York to France, their experiences once there and the return home.
     Includes pictures, sources, Company histories. See also (on the TAHS website):
Battle Participation of Organizations of the American Expeditionary Forces in France, Belgium and Italy, 1917-1918
 
 
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06 <u>Birth Years of Veterans</u>
06 Birth Years of Veterans
     Fold3.com has provided this infographic to help you determine what war your ancestor might have been involved in based on their birth year. There are always exceptions to the rule but this might make it easier.

 
 
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07 <u>History of the 477th Aero Squadron in WWI</u>
07 History of the 477th Aero Squadron in WWI
Follows the movement of the 477th over the course of the war. 
 
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08 <u>U. S. Army Medical Dept. Office of Medical History (WWI)</u>
08 U. S. Army Medical Dept. Office of Medical History (WWI)
History of the 105th Ambulance Co, 102nd Sanitary Train. 
 
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09 <u>History of the U. S. Naval Bases in United Kingdom</u>
09 History of the U. S. Naval Bases in United Kingdom
     Specific to the Advanced Amphibious Training Sub Base (A.A.T.S.B.) at Fowey, Co. Cornwall, England during WWII 
 
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10 <u>History of Camp Croft, U. S. Army Infantry Replacement Training Center (WWII)</u>
10 History of Camp Croft, U. S. Army Infantry Replacement Training Center (WWII)
     "This site is dedicated to Camp Croft, a WWII Army Infantry Replacement Center located near Spartanburg, SC. Since 2001, this site has served to honor those who worked and trained at Croft from 1940 to 1946 and to memorialize all US military service personnel who have lost their lives in pursuit of American freedom." (Intro from their Home Page)
 
 
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11 <u>'Tully's Part in the World War'</u>
11 "Tully's Part in the World War"
     This was a summary of Tully's effort to support the World War submitted by the Tully Historian, Mrs. Louis Wheeler, to the NYS Historian. This summary along with the individual experiences, photos and service data collected from local soldiers in the service was requested from the NYS Assembly.
     From the compiled materials, the State Historian was to publish a book entitled: "State of New York in the World War". Unfortunately, funds were never allocated for this and the book was never written but the records are preserved on microfilm and available at the NYS Archives in Albany.
 
 
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12 <u>U. S. Navy Rank Abbreviations</u>
12 U. S. Navy Rank Abbreviations
National Cemetery Administration

     See their website for other documents regarding Veteran Headstone & Marker Inscription abbreviations by clicking here. (a new window/tab will open)
 
 
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13 <u>U. S. Army Rank Abbreviations</u>
13 U. S. Army Rank Abbreviations
National Cemetery Administration

     See their website for other documents regarding Veteran Headstone & Marker Inscription abbreviations by clicking here. (a new window/tab will open)
 
 
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14 <u>U. S. Marine Corps Rank Abbreviations</u>
14 U. S. Marine Corps Rank Abbreviations
National Cemetery Administration

     See their website for other documents regarding Veteran Headstone & Marker Inscription abbreviations by clicking here. (a new window/tab will open)
 
 
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15 <u>U. S. Coast Guard Rank Abbreviations</u>
15 U. S. Coast Guard Rank Abbreviations
National Cemetery Administration

     See their website for other documents regarding Veteran Headstone & Marker Inscription abbreviations by clicking here. (a new window/tab will open)
 
 
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16 <u>WWII Abbreviations & Acronyms</u>
16 WWII Abbreviations & Acronyms
Located on the WWII Forums website.
Their homepage is: http://ww2f.com/. (a new window/tab will open) 
 
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17 <u>The Veteran's History Project</u>
17 The Veteran's History Project
     "The Veterans History Project (VHP) of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center collects and preserves the firsthand interviews and narratives of United States military veterans from World War I through the present. In addition to audio- and video-recorded oral history interviews, VHP accepts memoirs and collections of original photographs, letters, diaries, maps and other historical documents from veterans who served in the US armed services from World War I through the present.
     The Project makes accessible the materials that comprise this important national archive, which contains submissions from every state, and includes the US territories. VHP relies on volunteers, both individuals and organizations, throughout the nation to contribute veterans’ stories to VHP."
 
 
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18 <u>The History of the Medical Dept of the U. S. Navy in WWII, Vol. 2</u>
18 The History of the Medical Dept of the U. S. Navy in WWII, Vol. 2
A Compilation of the Killed, Wounded and Decorated Personel.
Published by the U. S. Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery 
 
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19 <u>National WWII Memorial Registry</u>
19 National WWII Memorial Registry
Part of the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D. C. operated by the National Park Service.
     "The memory of America's World War II generation is preserved within the physical memorial and through the World War II Registry, a listing of Americans who contributed to the war effort in uniform and on the home front."
     The databases are from compiled from official U. S. Gov't sources AND unofficial sources compiled from public acknowledgements honoring U. S. citizens who helped to win WWII.
 
 
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20 <u>Order of Battle, U. S. Army Ground Forces: Pacific Theater of Operations</u>
20 Order of Battle, U. S. Army Ground Forces: Pacific Theater of Operations
     "This volume, prepared as a work of reference and an aid to research, is concerned with the organization and dispostion of U. S. Army ground forces that opposed the Japanese during WWII."
 
 
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21 <u>Order of Battle, U. S. Army Ground Forces: European Theater of Operations</u>
21 Order of Battle, U. S. Army Ground Forces: European Theater of Operations
     "Presented in this volume are command and staff rosters, composition of divisions, attachments and detachments, assignments and attachments to higher units, command post locations and pertinent statistics.
     With some exception, the material presented for each division dates from its arrival in the European Theater to the end of hostilities on May 9, 1945."
 
 
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22 <u>82nd Airborne Victory Parade</u>
22 82nd Airborne Victory Parade
Newsreel of the 82nd Airborne marching down 5th Ave, New York City on Jan 12, 1946.
(This is an external link)
 
 
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23 <u>Air Force Combat Units of WWII</u>
23 Air Force Combat Units of WWII
     "This book is concerned primarily with the combat (or tactical) groups that were active during the Second World War. Although such groups had numerous designations, nearly all fell within four major categories: bombardment, fighter, reconnaissance, and troop carrier. The book covers both the combat groups that served overseas and those that remained in the United States."
 
 
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24 <u>Onondaga's Soldiers of the Revolution</u>
24 Onondaga's Soldiers of the Revolution
Compiled by Frank H. Chase, Sec. of the Onondaga Historical Assoc.
Pub by the Onondaga Historical Assoc. (Syracuse, NY, 1895) 
 
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25 <u>WWII Army & Army Air Force Dead & Missing</u>
25 WWII Army & Army Air Force Dead & Missing
National Archives' Website 
 
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26 <u>WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties</u>
26 WWII Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties
National Archives' Website 
 
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27 <u>Women in the Military (WWII)</u>
27 Women in the Military (WWII)
     "Blitzkrieg Baby" website that covers women in all branches of the military, requirements for enlistment, insignia, uniforms, photos, recruitment posters etc.
 
 
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28 <u>U. S. Armed Forces Ranks & Insignia</u>
28 U. S. Armed Forces Ranks & Insignia
Ranks & Insignia for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines & National Guard. 
 
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29 <u>Roll of Honor: Citizens of NYS Who Died While in the Service of the United States During WWI</u>
29 Roll of Honor: Citizens of NYS Who Died While in the Service of the United States During WWI
NYS Military Museum & Veterans Research Center Website
NYS Division of Military & Naval Affairs

Searchable Database of Name, Rank, Company, Regt, Date & Cause of Death
 
 
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2nd Lt. Agnes Hallinan
2nd Lt. Agnes Hallinan
Military Headstone Application 
 
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Albert H. Pratt, Sr
Albert H. Pratt, Sr
World War I Draft Registration Card 
 
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Albert H. Pratt, Sr.
Albert H. Pratt, Sr.
World War II Draft Registration Card 
 
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Ambrus A. Granger
Ambrus A. Granger
New York, Abstract of World War I Military Service Card 
 
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Billy Brooks Browning
Billy Brooks Browning
Navy Muster Roll, 1944 
 
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Billy Browning Brooks
Billy Browning Brooks
World War II Draft Registration Card, 1942  
 
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Carl E. Fisher
Carl E. Fisher
WWI Draft Registration Card 
 
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Clayton H. Baker
Clayton H. Baker
New York, Abstract of World War I Military Service Card 
 
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Clayton H. Baker
Clayton H. Baker
WW I Draft Registration Card 
 
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Cornelius William Flaherty
Cornelius William Flaherty
New York, Abstract of World War I Military Service Card 
 
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Cornelius William Flaherty
Cornelius William Flaherty
World War I Draft Registration Card 
 
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Daniel F. Flanagan
Daniel F. Flanagan
World War II Draft Registration Card, 1942 
 
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Daniel F. Flanagan
Daniel F. Flanagan
New York, Abstract of World War I Military Service Card 
 
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Daniel F. Flanagan
Daniel F. Flanagan
World War I Draft Registration Card 
 
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Edward C. Evans
Edward C. Evans
Headstone Inscription and Interment Record 
 
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Edward H. Bouttelle
Edward H. Bouttelle
Civil War Pension Index Card 
 
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Emil Fassler
Emil Fassler
World War II Draft Registration Card, 1942 
 
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Ernest G. Smith
Ernest G. Smith
World War II Draft Registration Card 
 
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Fay D. Smith
Fay D. Smith
Headstone Application for Military Veterans 
 
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Frank Ira Russell
Frank Ira Russell
Headstone Application for Military Veterans
 
 
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Gardner Comstock
Gardner Comstock
Headstone Applications for Military Veterans 
 

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