Resources for researching your veteran 

You can use this page to access resources for researching a WWII Veteran or to help you make sense of military codes and abbreviations. We know that sometimes military records can be a bit confusing so we have tried to put together some resources that you can access as a way to make researching your veteran more convenient. Please feel free to download documents from the menu below which will help you more effectively research your WWII Veteran. We will constantly be adding research materials to this page so be sure to check back from time to time.  

Please click here if you need a Military Service Record or are looking for a way to trace the steps of a WWII Veteran

For Federal Civilian Records, records of WAVES, WACS, WASPS and other paramilitary personnel click here.


Download WWII Research Materials 

Air Force Combat Units in WWII.pdf Air Force Combat Units in WWII.pdf
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Airborne Operations in WWII.pdf Airborne Operations in WWII.pdf
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Army Air Forces in WWII.pdf Army Air Forces in WWII.pdf
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Battle of Midway June 3-6 1942.pdf Battle of Midway June 3-6 1942.pdf
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Brief History of the Army in WWII.pdf Brief History of the Army in WWII.pdf
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Civil Affairs WWII Soldiers Become Governors.pdf Civil Affairs WWII Soldiers Become Governors.pdf
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Combat Trauma, Memory and the WWII Veteran.pdf Combat Trauma, Memory and the WWII Veteran.pdf
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Employment of Africa American Troops in WWII.pdf Employment of Africa American Troops in WWII.pdf
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History of America's Women Veterans.pdf History of America's Women Veterans.pdf
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History of WWII Merchant Marines.pdf History of WWII Merchant Marines.pdf
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Navy Action and Operational Reports WWII.pdf Navy Action and Operational Reports WWII.pdf
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Organization of WWII Ground Combat Troops.pdf Organization of WWII Ground Combat Troops.pdf
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Training of Army Troops in WWII.pdf Training of Army Troops in WWII.pdf
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U.S. Army in WWII Readers Guide.pdf U.S. Army in WWII Readers Guide.pdf
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U.S. Army Order of Battle 1919-1941.pdf U.S. Army Order of Battle 1919-1941.pdf
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U.S. Army WWII Order of Battle.pdf U.S. Army WWII Order of Battle.pdf
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U.S. Coast Guard in WWII.pdf U.S. Coast Guard in WWII.pdf
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USAAF Painting Practices During WWII.pdf USAAF Painting Practices During WWII.pdf
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Women in WWII.pdf Women in WWII.pdf
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Womens Airforce Service Pilots Story.pdf Womens Airforce Service Pilots Story.pdf
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World War II Medals.pdf World War II Medals.pdf
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WWII Army Units Battle Participation.pdf WWII Army Units Battle Participation.pdf
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WWII Discharge Procedures 1945.pdf WWII Discharge Procedures 1945.pdf
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WWII Naval Aviation Tactics.pdf WWII Naval Aviation Tactics.pdf
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WWII Naval History Guide.PDF WWII Naval History Guide.PDF
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WWII Women's Army Corps.pdf WWII Women's Army Corps.pdf
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Sample Service Records

WWII Army D-Day veteran service record.pdf WWII Army D-Day veteran service record.pdf
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WWI 302nd FIeld Artillery Service Record.pdf WWI 302nd FIeld Artillery Service Record.pdf
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WWII 27th Marines Veteran Service File.pdf WWII 27th Marines Veteran Service File.pdf
Size : 21699.929 Kb
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Silva USMC MOH.pdf Silva USMC MOH.pdf
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WWII Marine Corregidor POW.pdf WWII Marine Corregidor POW.pdf
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WWII Iwo Jima Corpsman Navy file.pdf WWII Iwo Jima Corpsman Navy file.pdf
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WWI 5th Regiment Marine Corps Service Record.pdf WWI 5th Regiment Marine Corps Service Record.pdf
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Elvis Presley Military Service Records.pdf Elvis Presley Military Service Records.pdf
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WWII USMC MIA service records.pdf WWII USMC MIA service records.pdf
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Oliver North service records.pdf Oliver North service records.pdf
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Available Records National Archives 

Army Air Corps I.D.P.F.'s at NARA.pdf Army Air Corps I.D.P.F.'s at NARA.pdf
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St Louis NARA updated record holdings .pdf St Louis NARA updated record holdings .pdf
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Resources for Researching your WWII Veteran

Guide to WWII Army Abbreviations.pdf Guide to WWII Army Abbreviations.pdf
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WWII Military Occupational Specalties.pdf WWII Military Occupational Specalties.pdf
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WWII Officer Occupational Specialty Codes.pdf WWII Officer Occupational Specialty Codes.pdf
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WWII U.S.M.C. Abbreviations.pdf WWII U.S.M.C. Abbreviations.pdf
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Navy Abbreviations.pdf Navy Abbreviations.pdf
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