Genealogy Projects tagged with war on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from sprin...

  • US Civil War Notables

    This project focuses on Civil War "notables" from the Union and Confederate armies and their families. Meaning of the word notables: NOTABLES, noun famous or important persons worthy of attention or notice; remarkable. including officers, volunteers, and draftees on both sides who are or should be recognized for their "NOTABLE" activities during the American Civil War —...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) Prisoners Of War

    The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - Prisoners of War This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) . The object of the project is to add information about both British/Colonial and Boer Prisoners of War, to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. The first sizable batch of Boer prisoners of war taken by t...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Brandywine Creek (1777)

    Scope of Project This project will gather together in one place those soldiers, American, English or Hessian, who fought at the Battle of Brandywine, on September 11, 1777. Background The Battle of Brandywine , also known as the Battle of Brandywine Creek, was fought between the American army of Major General George Washington and the British-Hessian army of General Sir William Howe on Se...

  • Napoleon's Great Army - La Grande Armée de Napoleon

    Officers and soldiers of Napoleon's Great Army With it's maximum size of almost 560.000 soldiers, there is a big chance that you've had a relative in La Grande Armée of Napoleon. Please add them to this project. Description The first Grande Armée consisted of six corps under the command of Napoleon's marshals and senior generals. The army grew in size as Napoleon's might s...

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  • World War I - Wall of Honour

    World War 1 - Wall of Honour This international project is created in memory of all people, civilian and soldiers, who lost their lives in World War 1 between 1914 and 1918. For the fallen They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the ...

  • Korean War

    The Korean War (25 June 1950 – armistice signed 27 July 1953) was a conventional war between South Korea, supported by the United Nations, and North Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union. The war was a result of the physical division of Korea by an agreement of the victorious Allies at the conclusion of the Pacific Wa...

  • Memorial to Lives Lost in War

    Scope of Project A listing of individuals killed by the violence of war. Overview This project is dedicated as a silent memorial both for those whose lives were cut short by the violence of war and for their surviving family members whose lives were forever affected by those deaths. It is a place of honor and quiet reflection where one can see the true scope that war has had on every soc...

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  • Battle of Pearl Harbor

    The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). From the standpoint of the defende...

  • Finding Nison Gavrielov's Burial Ground

    This project is dedicated to Nison Gavrielov זצ״ל , who was killed in combat during WWII, while fighting for the Russian army against the Germans. The search was conducted by both Gavriel and Nisan Gavrielov – who are great-grandchildren of the fallen hero. Their goal was to systematically search for the location of their great-grandfather burial ground, and t...

  • Home front during World War II

    Please add profiles of those who contributed to the war effort on "the home front.". Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Project collaborators, feel free to update the project front page, add resources, and media for our research efforts - and invite more collaborators. Home front during World War II From Wikipedia The home front covers the activities of th...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) Internees Portugal

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men, women and children who have profiles on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... PORTUGAL The British advance during the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) forced some 1443 Boers, consisted largely of refugee families including 173 children. as well as foreigners and 'Cape rebels' (ie B...

  • Action / Drama / War Television Shows

    Televisions shows that depicted Action / Drama / War that ran approximately from 1940 to the present. List of British television programmes Japanese television drama List and the seasons the show ran Hogan's Heroes , Ah life in a POW camp. This comedy had a mixed group of the various allied nations solders all in the same camp (each with their own skill) with officers and enlist...