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Can anyone help me to find out where my father's regiment was during WW2. I know he was in the ulster rifles, and that 1&2 battalions were at DDay. however, this was the regular army, not conscripted...
Who is considered to be the best Commander / General - 1. During the Second World War - and reasons ? 2. Ever - and reasons ?...
If you join Ancestry, can you see copies of peoples` death certificates? I have a copy of my family tree that someone gave us and I would be interested to know what all of the relatives died of.
And I would like to set it out either online or on a CD so that I can also add photos and print afterwards. Which is the easiest way of doing this and if a CD can anyone recommend the best. Many...
Kazuo Sakamaki , was the only one of the crews of the Midget Subs , which attacked the american fleet at pearl harbour , to have survived . He was reviled by the Japanese rulers at the time for not...
I have an old cutting about the death of my husband's great-great grandfather, but the name of the newspaper (possibly The Times as he died in London and was quite a wealthy man), has been cut off. Is...
However, some professor of economics, spouting off about rain-forests, has to put a damper on it: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-35697546...
The public library staff told me they had e-access to various databases for tracing ancestry, so I went along to try to find the precise date of birth for a colleague who we suspect is approaching a...
It certainly took a long time. She was only 17 when she joined. http://www.torontosun.com/2016/03/11/wwii-code-breaker-honoured-after-71-years...
Cut off one head only to find another growing in it's place. Take out Saddam and Bin Laden and you get IS, Assad and Czar Putin. The earliest and the best analogy and prediction of our future history....
A medieval field, now built upon, near to where I live was known as `Risedale`. Could the `dale` part of the name possibly refer to the undulating nature of the ground? Thanks.
I have an ancestor who, in 1911, was classified as a Braid Mechanic. Can anyone tell me what this means, please. He lived in Leek, Staffordshire, and I am going to assume it has something to do with...
The fall of Berlin to the Red Army near the end of WW2, maybe? But apart from that?
Here is an interesting article: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-33566789...
I have a 18ct gold medal stamped HMFC with a red lion on the back anyone any ideas what it is?...
We have just had a lovely holiday in Cyprus I have never seen so many overweight people bordering on obesity young and old surely this is a serious problem that should be addressed sooner than later...
...have been if 'Home Rule' proposals in the late 19th Cen had come into effect. I've come to think it wasn't the union that was the problem but the Unionists.
My friend who passed away was in the Army for many years and i have been trying to find out what regiment he would have been in. I don't have much to go on just name, DOB and i know he was in service...
ToraToraTora is an Answerbank regular. Unfortunately, I can't find a way to contact him personaly, so here's a public question for him...
Reading some Russian lit and watching war and peace I am surprised at the number who carry the title Prince Was it as commonplace as would be suggested...

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