Genealogy Projects tagged with ww2 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people servi...

  • World War II - Prisoners of War from Britain

    British Prisoners of War World War II Please add Geni profiles of WW2 Prisoners of War from Britain to this project. See also World War II - American Prisoners World War II - Prisoners of War from Canada Others to Follow All PoWs were allegedly protected by rules for the treatment of prisoners of war which had been established in the Geneva Convention of 1929. See WIKI Briti...

  • Statspolitiet

    Statspolitiet i Norge i tiden 1941-1945 Literatur-referanse: Boken Statspolitiet skrevet av Eirik Veum ISBN 978-82-489-1299-6 Kagge forlag 2014 Stapo Norge: Karl Alfred Nicolay Marthinsen, Leder Stapo Norge Stapo Bergen: Stapo Stavanger: Holger Tou Arnold Theodor Hölscher Stapo Trondheim: Avdelingsleder Roar Lund Dette prosjektet skal gjengi fakt...

  • International War and Military projects Portal

    About this portal ( umbrella project) This International portal will list all war and military related projects on Geni. Minor wars and battles ,rebel and Guerilla wars can be added to this list too. If you come across a related project please add to this list. General war and military related projects: (not country specific) Commonwealth War Graves Commission Mili...

  • 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...

  • D-Day (6 June 1944)

    The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe from Nazi control, and contributed to the Allied victory on the Western Front. Planning f...

  • 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...

  • Nederlandse Militaire slachtoffers Tweede Wereld oorlog

    Nederlandse Militaire slachtoffers Tweede Wereld oorlog Wereldwijd heeft de Tweede Wereld oorlog ongeveer 25 miljoen militaire levens gekost, inclusief de vijf miljoen militairen die zijn gestorven in gevangenschap. Er word geschat dat er ongeveer 7900 Nederlandse militairen zijn omgekomen gedurende 1940-1945. Voor burger slachtoffers zie het Burger slachtoffer project Doel van dit pr...

  • Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders

    The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders was a group eighty men from all walks of life who flew into history on April 18, 1942. They were all volunteers and this was a very dangerous mission. Sixteen B-25 bombers took off from the deck of the USS Hornet, led by (then Col.) Jimmy Doolittle. They were to fly over Japan, drop their bombs and fly on to land in a part of China that was still free. Of course, thi...

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS Arizona

    USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state's recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of "super-dreadnought" battleships. Although commissioned in 1916, the ship remained stateside during World War I . Shortly after the end of the war, Arizona was on...

  • 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...

  • World War Two: Armed Forces - Rhodesia

    World War Two: Armed Forces - Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) Image right Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspects a Royal Rhodesia Regiment guard of honour during a visit to the territory in 1947Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspects a Royal Rhodesia Regiment guard of honour during a visit to the territory in 1947 This project aims to honour the Rhodes...

  • French Resistance Movements during WWII

    Background of the Movements The French Resistance movement is an umbrella term which covered numerous anti-German resistance groups that were based within France. There were a number of resistance movements, some that took direct orders from the Special Operations Executive , there was the communist resistance, groups loyal to de Gaulle , regional resistance movements that wanted independen...

  • World War II - Prisoners of War from Canada

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the Geni profiles of those Canadians who were captured as German POWs.

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  • Jewish Families from Tovste, Ukraine

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Tovste, Ukraine, also known as Tolstoye, Tłuste, Toist, Tlusta, Tłuste Miasto, Tłuste Myasto, Toyst, Tolstoya. Gesher Galicia - Tovste Urban Type Settlement Jewish History Overview Tovste (Ukrainian: Товсте) is an urban-type settlement in the Zalis...

  • Holocaust slachtoffers Rotterdam - Rotterdam Holocaust Victims D-F

    Holocaust slachtoffers Rotterdam -Namenlijst D tot en met F Dit project is sub-project van het project Holocaust slachtoffers Rotterdam ENG : This project is a sub project of Holocaust Victims Rotterdam Slachtoffers / Victim lists Namen/Names A -C Namen/ Names D - F Namen/Names G - I

  • 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate)

    Bataljon 99 er navnet brukt i Norge for 99th Infantry Battalion (Separate). The 99th infantry Battalion (Separate) was activated at Camp Ripley, Minnesota on July 19th 1942 as per written instructions by the War Department. This unique elite unit was to consist only of Norwegians and Americans with direct Norwegian descent. Soldiers picked out for this elite unit had to have a working knowled...

  • Bethnal Green Tube Disaster 1943

    Bethnal Green Tube Disaster 1943 London, England : On 3 March 1943 a crowd of people entered Bethnal Green tube station which was used at the time as an air-raid shelter. After the searchlights went on and an anti-aircraft battery a few hundred yards away in Victoria Park launched a salvo of a new type of anti-aircraft rockets the crowd surged forward. Someone tripped on the stairs causing ma...

  • Berga an der Elster

    Background Berga an der Elster , a subdivision of Buchenwald, was a Nazi slave labor camp that held and tortured 350 American Prisoners of War (POW) after their capture at the Battle of the Bulge on December 16, 1944. While thousands of POWs were captured on that ill-fated day, the Nazis held a subset of 350 American soldiers at Berga beginning February 13, 1945. The American POWs were iden...

  • Prinses Irene Brigade

    De Koninklijke Nederlandse Brigade Prinses Irene Doel Het doel van dit project is alle leden van de Prinses Irene Brigade een speciaal plaatsje te geven op Geni Over de Prinses Irene Brigade: De Koninklijke Nederlandse Brigade 'Prinses Irene' was een brigade die voortkwam uit Nederlandse troepen die in mei 1940 konden ontkomen en bestond verder nog uit Engelandvaarders en Nederlanders i...

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  • Wees- en Doorgangshuis - Orphanage ‘Machseh Lajesoumim’ in Leiden, 1929-1943

    Jewish orphanage and shelter Machseh Lajesoumim - Leiden In memory of the children and the staff of the Jewish orphanage in Leiden, Netherlands. The Central Jewish orphans and Passage House 'Machseh Lajesoumim' is the eighth and last Jewish orphanage founded in our country. In the night of 5 to March 6, 1943, the first raid in Leiden took place. The raid was part of an "Evacuation The Hague...

  • World War II - Australia

    List of Australian Divisions in World War II 1st Armoured Division 2nd Armoured Division - also known as the 2nd Calvary Division and 2nd Motor Division 3rd Armoured Division - also known as the 1st Calvary Division and 1st Motor Division 1st Division 2nd Division 3rd Division 4th Division 5th Division 6th Division 7th Division 8th Division 9th Division 10th Division...