Research A World War II Veteran (WWII WW2)

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Our military records specialists are on site at archival research facilities nationwide and can access a wide variety of WWII military service records of your veteran. Our unique research process is essential to understanding the experiences of individual military veterans of WWII-since the vast majority of WWII Army/Air Corps personnel records were lost in the 1973 National Archives fire. Our expertise enables us to reconstruct the service history of your individual WWII veteran and to give you a glimpse of the experiences that he or she had during the war-even if their military service records were lost in the fire

  • Army Soldiers
  • Army Air Corps  
  • Army WAC’s
  • Navy Sailors
  • Naval Aviators
  • Navy WAVES
  • US Coast Guard
  • Marine Corps
  • Marine Aviators
  • Merchant Marine
  • Army Air Service
  • Army Air Forces

Trace the Military Service of Your World War II (WWII WW2) Veteran

 

Discover the military campaigns and battles your WWII veteran took part in. We can actually determine the exact aerial missions that your individual Army Air Corps pilot flew.

 

See exactly when your WWII veteran joined and left specific military units, ships and stations.   

Access WWII personnel records showing your veteran’s enlistment, draft, honorable discharge,  serial numbers, promotions, military training, ranks, military duties and enlistment photographs.

Learn when and where a WWII veteran was wounded or killed in action (we can often show you exactly how a veteran was wounded or killed in action).

Find out whether your WWII veteran was awarded valor medals for gallantry in action or for wounds received in the line of duty.  

Explore military combat reports and casualty records to understand the battlefield experiences and sacrifices of your WWII veteran and their military unit. 

The exact battles your WWII veteran took part in. For Air Corps flight crews we can determine the exact flights that your individual Air Corps veteran took part in.

Exactly when your WWII veteran joined and left specific units of assignment.

Exactly where the veteran was stationed and locations he visited during WWII.

Often the military records will show the duties a WWII veteran held during the war. This includes when and where the WWII veteran was promoted in rank.

The daily location of the WWII veteran’s unit and any movements they made. This often includes map coordinates which can be translated using Google Earth to pinpoint the G.P.S. location of the Company HQ on a map. You can literally trace the steps of your WWII veteran!

Often the names of ships or number of the landing crafts a veteran traveled on- or went into combat aboard are included in the reports.

Many times there is a daily record of events which shows daily combat details within the company, troop or battery to which the individual WWII veteran was assigned. The level of combat detail varies from unit to unit.

The exact battles your WWII veteran took part in. For Air Corps flight crews we can determine the exact flights that your individual Air Corps veteran took part in.

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