Soldiers’ Stories Volume II Available to Order
Son of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Served in WWII.
We are thrilled to announce the publication of Soldiers’ Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs, Volume II. You will find history alive in stories both emotional and educational. We are taking orders now for autographed copies at Soldiers’ Stories Books. It is our goal for you to have copies in hand for the gift-giving season. […]
Footsteps Researchers Team Continue Work During Global Shutdown
When you realize that more than sixteen million men served in the US Armed Forces during WWII, you understand that almost every family in the USA has some connection to a WWII veteran. For Harry B. Reese, the creator of Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, this wasn’t any different. Harry was born in 1879 and had […]
Happy Holidays from the Footsteps Researchers Team
Amazing teamwork! For several years, a client from Normandy had in his possession a WW2 pistol holster used by a soldier from the United States Army Military Police. Even though a faint name and information inside the holster were visible, he didn’t know how to find the identity of the soldier or which unit he […]
On behalf of the entire international Footsteps Researchers team, we wish to extend a most sincere holiday greeting, Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad, Vrolijk Kerstfeest. Myra Miller, PhD – St. Louis, Missouri Joey van Meesen – Rotterdam, Netherlands Florent Plana – Bayeux, France Bob Konings – Grandmenil, Belgium Loic Jankowiak – Bandol, France Alessio Parisi – […]
WWII Veteran’s Voice Returns to Family After KIA
We have successfully returned the voice of Sgt. Earl W. Garrison back home to his family after 73 years!
The War in Color
An LP, mistaken as a disco record, survives a house fire and lost for 73 years returns to family in California ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, December 3, 2018— On March 30, 1945, Sgt. Earl W. Garrison was with the 99th Bombardment Squadron, 9th Bomb Group en route to Japan when his crew experienced mechanical trouble. […]
Wreaths Across America in Normandy!
Prepare to be amazed! Check out the spectacular photographic colorization by Footsteps Researchers team member, Loïc Jankowiak. He is also a graphic designer when he isn’t working on WWII research! Click on the photos and see them transform before your eyes from black/white to color! You can contact Loïc at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested […]
MEET Footsteps Researcher – Loïc Jankowiak!
Wreaths Across American In Normandy is offering an opportunity to tell your Veteran’s Normandy story including a photo of your veteran. If selected, you could win a free trip to assist in the laying the Christmas wreaths at Collevile Sur Mer in Normandy. Myra submitted her father’s name… you can, too! https://wreathsacrossamerica.pgtb.me/wrfRvd?fbclid=IwAR2SByDsMbHn6LWKO58ZuouW7DcQzqY2kZM52rn1YEQjxWO0hTtfhHkukWI
Footsteps Researchers adding archive detective at NARA College Park, Maryland
My name is Loïc Jankowiak, I am 25 years old and a graphic designer living in Bandol, France. Please see my website at ljankowiak.fr. I think I became a designer, so that I could blend my passion for history with creation to have the ‘power’ (insert laugh) to share to the media as I want. […]
We are happy to announce that we are now able to get WWII Unit Journals, After Action Reports, photographs, and maps much faster from the NARA facility in College Park, Maryland. In the past, we had to request them through another Independent for Hire Researcher which added to the cost and slowed down the process […]