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LEGACY: Lost & Found, The Foxhole of Prentice W. Ball
Joey and Myra had the privilege and honor of being on the research/film team for what we call, the plane crash project. Our Dutch friend, Bob Konings, has finished the website that tells the entire “King Size” story along with photos of our adventure. Please take an opportunity to read about the crew, what happened, […]
Battle of the Bulge Footsteps – Then & Now
Today our European researcher, Joey van Meesen, took possession of the pocket knife owned by Prentice W. Ball. This WWII relic was found on April 1, 2018, by Frank van Vark and Joey’s dad, Ronald van Meesen. Traveling to Germany, Joey and his dad went back to the original location and foxhole where the knife […]
Footsteps Researchers head to the Pacific
While working on a client project about the 83rd Infantry Division, European Researcher Joey van Meesen came across a picture of the 83rd Signal Company somewhere in Belgium. With the use of Morning Reports and other documents he was able to find the location where the Signal Company was billeted that day. Fortunately, we were […]
Front page Standard Speaker, Pennsylvania
To expand our services beyond the European Theater of Operations. Joey van Meesen will be going to Okinawa, Japan this May to explore the World War II battlefields of the Pacific Theater. A European Theater expert, Joey will put his history degree to use as he travels this specific area of Asia. As our Footsteps […]
WWII knife to be returned to family!
Myra and Joey were team members on this great adventure with Bob Konings and his crew! We love the King Size project!
LEGACY: Lost & Found
LEGACY: Lost & Found, UPDATE: We have 100% confirmation that the pocket knife etched with Prentice W. Ball’s name (found in Germany last week) belongs to his daughters living in Alabama. It will be an honor to return the knife to them and his family in mid-May. PRESENTATION: Sunday, May 20, 2018 2:00 pm West […]
Imagine finding or having a WWII canteen, knife, jacket, mug, plate, etc… that is a mystery to you. You might have been metal detecting, purchased on eBay, or been rummaging through a flea market and come across this relic of the past. But this one is unique…. it clearly has a name or number etched/scratched/stamped […]