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The American Battle Monuments Commission
can be searched for listings of war dead from the Mexican War to
the Vietnam War. You may search by last name of the individual. Information
including date of birth and death will appear, and a picture of the
person if available.
Department of Defense
Alphabetical list of topics, including scheduled
reunions of veterans. Also aid for military personnel in planning their
finances and retirement. Links to US Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force,
Coast Guard, National Guard & Reserves.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting
This site currently offers over 7,000 histories of individual
ships. Entries are divided into The Modern Era and The "Old
Navy" then arranged by type of ship (Battleships, Aircraft
Feld Grau (Field Gray)
A German military history web site covering the years 1919-1945.
Korean War Educator
Features detailed accounts of the Korean War, related links, casualty
statistics.POW-MIA information, verteras' memoirs, reunion details,
Military Education and Research Library Network
The American Civil War Homepage
"Offers the combined resources of the largest and most comprehensive
collections of military information resources in the world." MERLN
provides access to the library catalogs at each branch of the armed
forces' academies and war colleges.
This is an excellent portal site containing hundreds of links to Civil War-related battles, biogrpahies, documents, regimental histories, etc.
It is a good place to find well-organized information on the war.
Trenches on the Web
An Internet history of World War I.
A hypertext history of World War II.
World War II Resources
A terrific site with primary source materials and original documents
including the pearl harbor attack hearings, etc.
Developers of this search engine claim to index over 1,000,000
pages in the .mil domain (U.S.military)
Links to Directories of veterans service organizations
and state veterans affairs offices. Contains much information for veterans.
A Web site from The History Channel. They state that their site "is
dedicated to preserving the experiences of the men and women who served
our nation. The Eyewitness Accounts and Veteran Locator features, along
with active discussion forums, provide a place where veterans, their
families, students, and military enthusiasts can connect with each other,
share stories, and preserve the legacies of veterans."
U.S. Armed Services
Official Web site of the The National Guard, the oldest component
of the Armed Forces of the United States.
Each month contains news articles on latest
army news. This month celebrating 225 years of the US Army with
news of events, history, etc. Links to Center for Military History
with online archives available.
Around the fleet, photographic images of
ships and naval personnel around the world. List of navy ships,
aircraft carriers, destroyers, and submarines with history &
specifications of each ship listed. Online resources include:
Naval Historical Center and Official Blue Angels homepage.
U.S. Air Force
Featured site each month May TRICARE
the Military Health System. Also links to other sites: i.e.,
Air Combat Command, Air Force Bonds, AFROTC, etc.
Current operations, special news. Links
to History and traditions of the Marine Corps.
U.S. Coast Guard
Contains KidsCenter site, CG bear and his travels,
games, etc. Also links to aircraft and vessels, with data sheets and
specifications of each one.
Links to alumni, including class reunion
photos and register of graduates.
Links to Admissions, alumni, athletics,
midshipmens interests, etc.
Coast Guard Academy
Links to history of the academy, Barque Eagle the
American tall ship training vessel, academy philosophy, etc.
Contact Paul Drezelo, Adult Collection Development and Programs
To make suggestions about this site,
to report dead links, or for information related to history resources,
you may contact Mr. Drezelo at:
William K. Sanford Town Library
629 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, NY 12211
Phone: (518) 458-9274
Fax: (518) 438-0988
Site last updated: 6/01/11
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