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'A miracle of deliverance': the Dunkirk evacuation, 75 years on

WINSTON Churchill, who had been Prime Minister for less than a month, called it a “miracle of deliverance”.

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Genealogy

The sad story of the soldier Manetto | Alexis Fabbri

Originally posted on Alessio Fabbri.

So far I have focused on the father’s side of my family, about the name they harbor. But there is just as much curiosity and attention on my part against the maternal line, in which individual Manetto Manetti an excellent first step introduction. 167 more words

20th Century

Poomaikelani's search for alii genealogies, 1883.

ROYAL GENEALOGIES.

It is being advertised and shown to the public that the Board of Genealogy of Hawaiian Chiefs is prepared to hear the genealogies of those who put forward their pedigree as related to the Chiefly Class, every first Monday of the months of the year, where they put before us the clear genealogy written down in this fashion: 149 more words

Alii

Solving an adoption mystery

My Great Grandma Verna

My Great Grandma Verna was adopted when she was about 6 years old. She had three siblings and one, Harold, was adopted along with her while the other two were sent to other homes. 1,616 more words

Ancestry

Walsh-Eversole Family Photo

I believe this photo to be of Matilda Walsh (1841-1912) and her grandchildren – two of whom are Mildred B Eversole (c 1901 – ?) and Marion Eversole (1905-1923).  155 more words

Genealogy

Herald Clark Bennion (1914-1943) - Cousin and WWII Casualty

Over the last week or so, I found a WWII Casualty in my family that I didn’t know about. It seems appropriate to tell the bit of his story that I’ve found, as yesterday was Memorial Day. 217 more words