Genealogy Projects tagged with war on the Geni Family Tree

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  • "World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS West Virginia"

    ) USS West Virginia (BB-48), a Colorado-class battleship, was the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the 35th state. Her keel was laid down on 12 April 1920 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company of Newport News, Virginia. She was launched on 19 November 1921 sponsored by Miss Alice Wright Mann, daughter of Isaac T. Mann, a prominent West Virginian; and co...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 —...

  • 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...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of World War 1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British...

  • 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...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Australia

    World War One: Armed Forces - Australia Please link GENi profiles of Australian Servicemen and women to this Project. 330,000 of total 416,809 in arms from Australia served in the conflict. The outbreak of World War I was greeted with considerable enthusiasm in Australia. Even before Britain declared war on Germany on 4 August 1914, the nation pledged its support alongside other states of t...

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  • 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. English: This is the main project for all Dutch WW2 related projects currently on Geni Nederland in oorlog 1940-1945 The Netherlands at war 1940-1945 Op 10 mei 1940 v...

  • 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...

  • Guerra do Paraguai

    Este projeto tem por objetivo relacionar todos os perfis do Geni que participaram da Guerra do Paraguai, desde soldados até as autoridades mais importantes. Guerra do Paraguai foi o maior conflito armado internacional ocorrido na América do Sul. Foi travada entre o Paraguai e a Tríplice Aliança, composta por Brasil, Argentina e Uruguai . A guerra estendeu-se de dez...

  • 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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  • Portuguese Colonial War, 1961-1974

    Portuguese Colonial War The Portuguese Colonial War (Portuguese: Guerra Colonial Portuguesa), also known in Portugal as the Overseas War (Guerra do Ultramar) or in the former colonies as the War of Liberation (Guerra de Libertação), was fought between Portugal's military and the emerging nationalist movements in Portugal's African colonies between 1961 and 1974. The Portuguese...

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  • Inlichtingenwerk 1940-1945 - Dutch Spies and Secret Agents 1940-1945

    Nederlandse Spionnen en Geheim Agenten 1940-1945 - Dutch Spies and Secret Agents 1940-1945 Spionage - als vorm van verzet - werd gewoonlijk 'inlichtingenwerk' genoemd. Het doel ervan was de geallieerden en de Nederlandse regering in Londen te voorzien van informatie uit bezet gebied; militaire en andere informatie. Het vereiste veel deskundigheid, voorzichtigheid en geduld: eerste de gegeve...

  • 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...

  • South African Border War 1966-1989

    Much can be said about this war and many people feel it was a war fought in vain. This is a place where we can add information and assemble profiles of the men and women who died during this period, as a result of the “Forgotten War of South Africa” or while doing military service on RSAs other borders or in training camps. This is a platform to share and add interesting tales a...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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...