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  • Abraham Lincoln Brigade

    During the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), almost forty thousand men and women from fifty-two countries, including 2,800 Americans , traveled to Spain to join the International Brigades to help fight fascism. The U.S. volunteers served in various units (medical, combat and transportation) and came to be known collectively as the Abraham Lincoln Brigade . "The Spanish Civil War claimed an estimat...

  • Jews in Jazz

    A page to gather profiles of jazz musicians who are/were Jewish, identified as Jews, had one Jewish parent, or are/were ethnically Jewish. Also included are jazz musicologists such as Nat Hentoff, who submitted the following definitive review article to the May 2010 issue of Jazz Times . Jews in the Family of Jazz For 60 years I’ve been waiting for a book that has finally been publis...

  • Villemson , Juusa - Suguvõsa

    Piirkond: Lõuna-Eesti. 1 liin, kes nime edasi kannavad ja selle selle liini järeltulijad.

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS Oklahoma

    USS Oklahoma (BB-37), the only ship of the United States Navy to ever be named for the 46th state, was a World War I-era battleship and the second of two ships in her class; her sister ship was Nevada. She, along with her sister, were the first two U.S. warships to use oil fuel instead of coal. The Oklahoma which was commissioned in 1916, served in World War I as a member of BatDiv 6, protect...

  • 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...

  • Westerbork

    The Westerbork concentration camp (Dutch: Kamp Westerbork, German: Durchgangslager Westerbork) was a World War II Nazi refugee, detention and transit camp in Hooghalen, ten kilometres north of Westerbork, in the northeastern Netherlands. Its function during the Second World War was to assemble Roma and Dutch Jews for transport to other Nazi concentration camps. On 15 December 1938, the Dutch ...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • South Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS!

    Hello!! "Welkom Cuzzins" is the SA Master Page , providing links to all the other South African based projects as a Help Page, Index of SA Projects, Historical Timeline and Communication portal. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page if you want to join the SA Geni cuzzin community. We've also got a Facebook page for SA Geni users - to keep everyone up...

  • World War II - American

    World War ll - American Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place.

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • László Weiss - The loose ends

    This project relates to László Weiss Indeed he seemed to have died in Bergen-Belsen, but there's plenty speculation that he didn't. As a matter of fact, his Jewishness is even so debatable. All proof I found was, that he was registered being a Catholic, married a Lutheran woman. Therefore they got married abroad in London. When they decided to move to the Netherlands I found...

  • Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 Het Nederlands verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog is de verzamelnaam voor alle personen en groepen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog weerstand boden aan de Duitse bezetting van Nederland (1940-1945) en de Japanse bezetting van Nederlands-Indië (1942-1945). Het verzet kenmerkte zich in vergelijking met andere bezette landen door relatief weinig gewapend en...

  • Jewish Families from Budapest, Hungary

    During the nineteenth century, the Central European legislation that restricted Jewish settlement, land ownership and education was relaxed and this gave greater freedom for more Jewish families to relocate to major cities and trade. Many were attracted to Budapest where they joined an existing Jewish community, established successful businesses, and thereby made significant contributions to th...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) - POW - Deaths outside South Africa

    1899-1902 - Deaths This is taken from a Memorial Brochure Given out in 1983. The main writer was M C * E van Schoor Helping her were: P J Delport E Wessels H Ferreira B K Schoeman Prisoners who died and not on Geni in Black. Camp - Bermuda Prisoner of war Camps in Bermuda: Burt Darrell Hawkins Hinson Morgans Port Tucker Island. Buried at Long Island N...

  • Nederlandse Verzetsvrouwen - Women of the Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Vrouwen in het verzet In dit project eren wij alle vrouwen die verzet hebben gepleegd tegen de Duitse nazi-overheersers in de Tweede Wereldoorlog in Nederland. Veel vrouwen voelden sterke antipathie tegen het Duitse regime , ze zagen wat er zich om hen heen afspeelden, zoals de deportaties van de joden, en ze besloten om hiertegen in verzet te gaan. Ook Joodse vrouwen onttrokken zich niet a...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Ceylon

    The purpose of this project is to gather profiles of these men who are on Geni and to share interesting tales and anecdotes about individuals. Please collaborate... CEYLON Approximately 5,126 POW were held in the following camps: Camps Diyatalawa (Main camp) Mount Lavina (Convalescent camp) Ragama (Camp for dissidents and irreconcilables) Urugasmanhandiya (Camp for prisoners on ...

  • Cherokee History

    The goal of this project is to develop genealogical and historical knowledge of the Cherokee, indigenous peoples of North America. Who are the Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ)? (from ) The Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ) are a Native American people historically settled in the Southeastern United States (principally Georgia, the Carolinas and Eastern Tennessee). Linguistically, the...

  • Jewish Genealogy Portal: A Guide to Jewish Projects and Resources on Geni

    On Geni you can access and collaborate on the most comprehensive Jewish family trees ever created. This Portal is a guide to significant Jewish genealogy umbrella or resource projects on Geni. After the Historical Projects overview, the Portal is organized primarily by geographic region, similar to the database structure at JewishGen . The Portal is meant to complement and reorganize the Jewish...

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  • Jewish Families from Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia. NOVE MESTO NAD VAHOM (Slovak, Nové Mesto nad Váhom; Hung, Vágúhely), town in western Slovakia, since 1993 Slovak Republic. During the reign of King Luis the Great (1342–1382), Jews lived there, were expelled, and later permitted to return. In 1465 th...

  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway For English speaking users with Norwegian relatives, see Norwegian Ancestry - information Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne ...

  • OVS- SA families

    Oranje-Vrystaat Die Oranje-Vrystaat (Nederlands: Oranje-Vrijstaat) was een van die onafhanklike Boererepublieke. Die Oranje-Vrystaat was een van die provinsies van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. Dit bestaan vandag steeds as 'n provinsie van Suid-Afrika met die verkorte naam Vrystaat. Die Oranje-Vrystaat (OVS) was ‘n onafhanklike staat in Suidelike-Afrika gedurende die tweede helfte v...

  • Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

    Bethulie Concentration Camp Camp Details Location: Orange River Colony Date open (general): 20/4/1901 Date closed: 10/01/1903 Notes: 20/4/1901: camp will only be ready in a week's time, great difficulty with water Unique ID:198 There will be categories for those who lived to go home Those who died in the camp Those who are not one Geni. The object of reproducing the ...

  • Venter family of South Africa

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Venter family of South Africa. Core profiles Hendrik Venter Hendrik Venter from Hameln † 2.5.1713. Haplogroup R1a1a1b1a1. (SNP R-M458) x 17.7.1690 Johanna Mostert; x x 9.12.1691 Anna Viljoen, † 11.5.1713. Overview of Family History / Progenitor Details If you have it; add ...

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  • Sobibor Extermination Camp

    Sobibor was a Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór, Lublin Voivodeship of occupied Poland as part of Operation Reinhard; the official German name was SS-Sonderkommando Sobibor. Jews from Poland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia, as well as Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) (many of them Jewish), were transported to Sobibor by r...

  • Tallinna Pirita kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Pirita kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Pirita surnuaia info Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Nederland in oorlog 1940-1945 - Hoofd project

    Over dit project: Dit project is het overkoepelend project voor alle projecten op Geni over de Tweede Wereld Oorlog in Nederland Wij vragen momenteel om hulp bij het verder uitbouwen van de sub-projecten van dit project. Nederland in oorlog 1940-1945 Op 10 mei 1940 viel Duitsland Nederland binnen. Ook voor ons land was de Tweede Wereldoorlog begonnen. De strijd barstte los aan de grens, b...

  • Nederlandse Volksmilitie - The Dutch People's Militia WWII

    De Nederlandse Volksmilitie (NVM) NL - De Nederlandse Volksmilitie (NVM) was een communistische verzetsorganisatie die vooral actief was in Rotterdam en die zich toelegde op sabotage. De combinatie van een amateuristische aanpak, degelijk recherchewerk door de Nederlandse politie en puur toeval leidde ertoe dat de NVM in oktober 1942 door de Duitsers werd opgerold. ENG - The Dutch P...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Jewish families Wielkie Oczy

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Wielkie Oczy, Poland A Story of the Jews of Wielkie Oczy YouTube Video Rabbis of "BIG EYES" Wielkie Oczy רבני וייעלקאצי Location: Coordinates: 50°1′22″N 23°9′44″E Wielkie Oczy [&#x...

  • Pennsylvania in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Pennsylvania who served in the Union Army.

  • Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Siselinna kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Siselinna kalmistu Find A Grave andmebaasis --------------------------------------...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and fa...

  • Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen

    (laatst gewijzigd op 2014-03-28 -gjh-) . Welkom Nederlands-, Vlaams-, Afrikaans- & alle andere 'Dutch-like'-taligen! Dit forum is voor iedereen die de Nederlandse taal kan lezen en schrijven. Dit kan u helpen uw genealogisch onderzoek te verbeteren, om vragen te stellen om problemen op te lossen, discussies te volgen of er aan deel te nemen, te lezen over en meewerken aan projecten, meded...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa

    Kia ora! Welcome to the Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa project. The goal of this project is to bring together New Zealand researchers and help them discover their whakapapa links, and to provide a meeting place for discussion on corrections and additions to our shared whanau and Tupuna. Please feel free to contribute! Kia ora. Naumai ki te kaupapa Tangata Whenua o Aotearoa. Te mea nui o tenei kaup...

  • Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees

    Rhodesian Settlers - Small Trees This project lists small unconnected trees of people who settled in Rhodesia. The starting point for information has been Death Notices as found on the FamilySearch - see the two Zimbabwe links at the bottom of the page. The families have been researched by Annie Kloppers and the profile linked to this project in the hope that in time these will be connected...

  • Lying in state and honor recipients

    in state and honor recipients=Since the death of Henry Clay in 1852, the United States Capitol rotunda has served as the venue for honoring 31 military officers and politicians, including 11 presidents, with a lying in state. Not all who lie in state nor all for whom flags are flown at half-staff, receive a state funeral. In addition, the rotunda has been used for those who have lain in honor, ...

  • Saint-Henri-de-Taillon, Québec, Canada

    Aperçu Saint-Henri-de-Taillon ( carte ) est situé au Nord-Est du Lac-Saint-Jean. Cette petite municipalité compte environ 774 habitants. La situation géographique de celle-ci fait en sorte qu'elle offre une des plus belle fenêtre, afin de contempler le majestueux Lac-Saint-Jean. Saint-Henri-de-Taillon offre un accès sans pareil au Lac St-Jean par se...

  • Czech (Bohemian) American Jews

    Bohemian and Czech Jews in American History Miloslav Rechcígl, Jr. Jews have lived on the territory of the historic Czech Lands for some 1,000 years. They have played an important role in the social, economic and cultural development of the country since the times of the Duchy and the subsequent Kingdom of Bohemia, through the establishment of independent Czechoslovakia, and the Succ...

  • KZ Treblinka

    Treblinka Extermination Camp Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 1942 and October ...

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  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the concentration camp Theresienstadt also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto located in what is now the Czech Republic. Overcrowding and disease During WWII, the ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) was one of the major sites of suffering and death for the Jews of the Bohemian Lands and several European cou...

  • The Peerage of Ireland

    Peerage of Ireland The Peerage of Ireland consists of those titles of nobility created by the English monarchs in their capacity as Lord or King of Ireland, or later by monarchs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The creation of such titles came to an end in the 19th century. The ranks of the Irish peerage are Duke, Marquess, Earl, Viscount and Baron. The Crown of the United ...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp

    Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of-: Auschwitz I (the Stammlager or base camp); Auschwitz II–Birkenau (the Vernichtungslager o...

  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • Jewish Communities of Slovakia

    This is an umbrella project for all of the Jewish communities of Slovakia. Alistál Banska Bystrica Bardejov Bratislava Dolni Kubin Dunajska Streda Galanta Giraltovce

  • Historic Buildings of Dorset, England

    Historic Buildings of Dorset, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Athelhampton Hall , Dorchester, Dorset This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Dorset, with links to sub-pr...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 and some names are in the wrong place alphabetically. Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters: A Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford Robert...

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. A William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen B John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven and Stenton John Campbel...

  • De slesvigske krige

    Inspireret af Tom Buk-Swienties bøger om 2. slesvigske krig og med udgangspunkt i "mine egne" veteraner fra de 2 slesvigske krige forsøger jeg her at skabe et projekt, som kan samle personlige historier op om de slesvigske krige. Velkommen ombord, der er plads til flere veteraner og flere hænder. Opbygningen af projektet er indtil nogen kommer på en bedre idé...

  • Memorial to European Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust

    Books and web sites about Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust: Dr. Pnina Mysels wrote about Rabbis that perished in the Holocaust ( "רבנים שנספו בשואה "). The bibliography for that site More data about the Holocaust victims can be found in the Yad VaShem Data Base . Here I'd like to ...

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  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • Eesti õpetajad

    Siia projekti võiksid kuuluda läbi aegade õpetajaametit pidanud inimesed. Eduard Marjak: Aleksander Aruoja-(Arbeiter): Samuel Keerberg: Rein Aedma: Johannes Seyboth; Karl Kirri. Erastvere Koolmeister:1829-1841a. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Julie Arrosson(Mägi):

  • Rooslepa kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Rooslepa kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. ------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • Slag om de GREBBEBERG ‧ mei 1940

    Slag om de Grebbeberg ‧ mei 1940 〓 Dit jaar mei 2015 is het 75 jaar geleden dat dit gevecht plaatsvond. Wie helpt mee voor die datum onderstaande profielen allemaal in de geni-wereld-stamboom te krijgen? Een mooi monument voor onze nationale oorlogsslachtoffers van die dagen. 〓 Interessante documentatie over alle gevechtshandelingen vindt u via e...

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  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The outbreak of world war one took more than 100,000 New Zealanders overseas, or ten percent of the then population of one million, of which more than 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Nearly every New Zealand family was affected. Anzac Day on the 25th of April marks the anniversary of the first campaign that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the Fir...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

    When the United Kingdom declared war on Germany at the start of the First World War, the New Zealand government followed without hesitation, despite its geographic isolation and small population. It was believed at the time that any declaration of war by the United Kingdom automatically included New Zealand. The total number of New Zealand troops and nurses to serve overseas in 1914–19...

  • Lodz Ghetto גטו לודז

    The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt ) was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the town of Łódź and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi...

  • Milagro de los Andes

    El accidente del vuelo 571 de la Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya , conocido popularmente como el Milagro de los Andes , ocurrió el 13 de octubre de 1972, cuando el avión militar con 40 pasajeros y cinco (5) tripulantes que conducía al equipo de rugby Old Christians, formado por alumnos del colegio uruguayo Stella Maris, se estrelló en la Cordillera de los Andes en ruta ...

  • Erelijst van Gevallenen ‧ 1940-1945

    Erelijst van Gevallenen ‧ 1940-1945 NL : Voor informatie geven wij U het advies de oorspronkelijke site te raadplegen. Wanneer in uw eigen geni-familie-stamboom mensen zijn opgenomen die in dit grote GEDENK-BOEK zijn genoemd, nodigen wij U van harte uit hen hier ook te linken om ook hun nagedachtenis en bijdrage aan onze vrede te eren in Geni. Maar wanneer u -om welke reden ook- er d...

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  • Jewish Families of Bratislava (Pressburg, Pozsony), Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the jewish families form Bratislava, Slovakia (also knows in German as Pressburg or Preßburg, and in Hungarian as Pozsony). Bratislava is located near the Austrian border on the Danube River. Jews first settled in the city in the late 13th century. Over the years, the Jewish community was expelled from the city on several occasions, specifically in ...

  • WW2 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The Second World War was the greatest conflict ever to engulf the world. It took the lives of 50 million people, including one in every 150 New Zealanders, and shaped the world that we have lived in ever since.*The population of New Zealand in 1940 was about 1,600,000.*About 140,000 New Zealand men and women served, 104,000 in 2NZEF, the rest in the British or New Zealand naval or air forces.*F...

  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run=First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas (the name used by Confederate forces), was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War. Just months after the start of the war at Fort Sumter, the Northern public clamored for a march against the Confederate capi...

  • Heroes behind Nazi lines - Jewish Paratroopers of British Mandate Palestine - צנחני היישוב

    Jewish Paratroopers of British Mandate Palestine were a group of 250 Jewish men and women in Mandate Palestine who volunteered to join the British army and parachute into German-occupied Europe between 1943 and 1945. Their mission was to organize resistance to the Germans and aid in the rescue of Allied personnel. History Of the 250 original volunteers, 110 underwent training. Thirty-two ev...

  • Dutch Resistance during WWII

    The purpose of this project to commemorate those individuals who had the courage to stand up and be righteous. Please add anyone you know was a member of a resistance movement or even resisted in their own personal way This project is loosely based on the list of Dutch citizens involved in resistance to the NAZI occupation of Holland during World War II on Wikipedia . The very nature of any...

  • University of Wisconsin–Madison

    of Wisconsin–Madison=The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, or regionally as UW, UW–Madison, or Madison) is a selective public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship ca...

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University Harvard Univerity Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered...

  • Notables of World War I

    World War I (WWI) , predominantly called the World War or the Great War was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based on the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Tri...

  • Hundred Years' War (1337-1453)

    Hundred Years' War The Hundred Years' War was a series of separate conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France and their various allies for control of the French throne, which had become vacant upon the extinction of the senior Capetian line of French kings. The House of Valois controlled France in the wake of the House of Capet; a Capetian cad...

  • Union Army

    Feel free to add your Ancestors to this project if they fought for the Union side during the American Civil War (1861 - 1865). Add no inflammatory comments, be respectful. These are the Men, Fighting for a cause they believed in, that spilled their Blood, to help shape America Divided, into the United States of America. Main objectives for this War President of the Northern Union States...

  • Clergy in our family

    Clergy in our family Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . O...

  • Bergen-Belsen

    Bergen-Belsen (or Belsen) was a Nazi concentration camp in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Originally established as the prisoner of war camp Stalag XI-C, in 1943 it became a concentration camp on the orders of Heinrich Himmler, where Jewish hostages were held with the intention of exchanging them for German prisoners of war held overseas. L...

  • Jewish Families from České Budějovice (Budweis), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all the Jewish families from the town of České Budějovice (Budweis) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About: České Budějovice was founded in 1265 on the confluence of the Vltava and Malše rivers by King Přemysl Otakar II. The city has a chessboard layout. In 1341 two Jews were granted remission of taxes for ten ye...

  • Jewish Families from Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Lipník nad Bečvou (Leipnik) in the Czech Republic. This video describes the history of the town and its Jewish community. LIPNIK NAD BECVOU (Czech. Lipník nad Bečvou; Ger. Leipnik), town in N.E. Moravia, Czech Republic. A synagogue is first mentioned there in 1540, ...

  • Jewish Families from Mikulov (Nikolsburg), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Mikulov (Nikolsburg) in the Czech Republic. Genealogists working with Nikolsburg records online will find helpful the JewishGen.org list of names from the old Nikolsburg Jewish Cemetery. It's a good idea also to review the Geni project overview page "Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia" ...

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • Jewish Families from Opava (Troppau)

    Opava Cz , Troppau [Ger], Opawa [Pol]. Opava is located in (Slenzsko) Silesia-Opava at 49°57' N, 17°55' E , 18 miles WNW of Moravská Ostrava and 30 km W of Ostrava near the border with Poland. Earliest known Jewish community was 14th century. 1930 Jewish population was 971. Grant of residence in 1848 and establishment of Jewish community in 1850 followed banishment in 152...

  • Salty Dogs, Captains, and Mariners

    “Salty Dog” is nautical slang for an experienced sailor who has spent much of their life aboard a ship at sea. A salty dog is often given increased credibility by ship mates in matters pertaining to ship-board life and duties. Also known as an “old salt.” This project will include captains of the following kinds of vessels: Riverboats - A riverboat is a watercr...

  • Jõhvi kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Jõhvi kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis 13869 Jõhvi kalmistu kabel, 18.-19.saj. Tere tulemast Jõhvi kalmistu kodulehele! ---------------------------...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • "Eesti Üliõpilasselts"

    EESTI ÜLIÕPILASTE SELTS Eesti Üliõpilaste Seltsi nimetus inglise keeles on Estonian Students' Society , saksa keeles Verein Studierender Esten ja ladina keeles Societas Studiosorum Estonorum. Eesti üliõpilasorganisatsioonide loend Eesti Üliõpilasselts koduleht Eesti Üliõpilasselts liikmeskond

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Geni'st kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • Eesti näitlejad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti näitlejaid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Samuti sobivad siia kõik muud teatritega seostuvad isikud: lavastajad, teatrite juhid, teatriteadlased, teatrikriitikud jne. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti näitlejate kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti näitlejate loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wiki...

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - New Zealand soldiers

    The South African War (or Second Anglo-Boer War) was the first overseas conflict to involve New Zealand troops. Fought between the British Empire and the Boer South African Republic (Transvaal) and its Orange Free State ally, it was the culmination of long-standing tensions in southern Africa.Eager to display New Zealand's commitment to the British Empire, Premier Richard Seddon offered to send...

  • Harju Jaani kihelkond

    Harju Jaani khk koolid elektrooline materjal * Kaitseliit 1919 nimekirjad: II jaoskond Raasiku osakond (Jõelähtme-, Kuusalu-, Kose-, Jüri-, Harju Jaani) nimekirjad. 1918 detsembris hakati moodustama Kaitseliidu baasil Eesti oma sõjaväge Vabadussõjas võitlemiseks: Haljava mõisa nimekiri Peningi valla nimekiri 14.03.1919 Anija ja...

  • Greek Resistance Movements during WWII

    The Greek resistance movements were precipitated by the invasion and occupation of Greece from 1941-1944 by Nazi Germany and its allies Italy and Bulgaria. The movements, both communist and non-communist (EAM) battled the Axis occupiers in an effort, not only to save Greece, but also to save the Jews living there. Those involved risked their lives through many different and dangerous activi...

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to the World Family Tree. Unbolded names should direct to the Wikipedia page until the profile has been added to Geni. If you need h...

  • Tallinna Liiva kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Liiva kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Tallinna Liiva kalmistu koduleht Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Maetu otsing Billiongraves andmebaasis Tallinna Liiva kalmistu Find A Grave andmebaasis ...

  • Notables in the Newspaper Business

    Notables in the Newspaper Business Famous Newspapers New York Times Owners William Randolph Hearst American newspaper magnate and leading newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch Australian-American business magnate. He is the founder and Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate. Adolph Simon Ochs American newspaper publisher and former...

  • Famous Jamaicans

    (This project is a part of or subgroup of Jamaica "Out Of many, One People" project.) Summary Links and resources Female Models List of Jamaicans Quotes Jamaican Poets Heroes Famous soccer players from Jamaica

  • Portuguese-Spanish Jewish Journey to Jamaica

    This is sub-project of the Master Project for Jamaica: Jamaica Out Of many, One People"' . In 1700, there were more Jews in Spanish Town than in all of North America, and by 1730, Jews represented 12 percent of the white population of Jamaica. In the 18th century, Ashkenazi Jews began arriving from England and Germany, joining the Sephardi Jews who had begun to arrive a century earlier. I...

  • Hitler's Foreign Divisions: Foreign Volunteers in the Waffen-SS 1940-1945

    Main information and table of contents taken from the book: Hitler's Foreign Divisions: Foreign Volunteers in the Waffen-SS 1940-1945, by Chris Bishop, Amber Books Ltd., London, United Kingdom, c. 2005. Book Introduction. "Even today, more than six decades after the outbreak of World War II, it still seems incredible that thousands of men whose countries had been conquered by the Nazis should...

  • Tallinna Metsakalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt " Tallinna Metsakalmistu " koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Tallinna Metsakalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Tallinna Metsakalmistu Find A Grave andmebasis ----------------------------------...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

    World War One: Armed Forces - England The British Army during World War I was fought by units which were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict. Because of the numbers involved this project is one of a number of projects where GENi profiles of World War One armed forces can be added. This project aims to honour those born ...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Islands, England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen serv...

  • World War I - Veterans and Survivors

    Veterans and Survivors of World War I Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009 This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project. veteran - noun - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a vetera...

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  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

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