Genealogy Projects tagged with wwii on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims who were killed by 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 names, relationships and personal biographies. They all live on in our hearts and minds. ---We will Nev...

  • South African World War II PARTICIPANTS

    ='''This is the sub-project where all profiles of South Africans who participated during World War II can be added.'''= All South African Army, Navy and Air Force soldiers who participated in WWII can be added to this project. Sub-projects for more specialised interests will be added when possible. Collaborators are welcome, and so are suggestions. Under "DOCUMENTS" you will find pages ...

  • Lithuanians Within WWII Resistance

    If in your family tree you have Lithuanians who participated in WWII resistance, please add them to this project. It would be great if within the profile description there would be a brief biography added. This should include not only local Lithuania's resistance participants, but also people of various nationalities and citizens of other countries, who's families are descending from Lithuania....

  • Stolpersteine in Germany

    Stolpersteine in Germany This is a child project of Stolpersteine and is intended to house all the profiles of monuments placed in Germany. Stolpersteine (Stumbling Blocks) is a memorial project of the artist Gunter Demnig . With appropriately placed plaques he wants to remind us of the fate of people who were persecuted, murdered, deported, expelled or driven to suicide during the Nazi...

  • the Evacuation of Jewish US Citizens from British Palestine on the El Nil Egyptian Freighter, August 1940 – October 1940

    In May 1940, a handful of Jewish US citizens were evacuated from British Palestine aboard an Egyptian freighter. This project tells the events leading up to the evacuation and their remarkable story Summary In May 1940, a series of diplomatic dispatches ensue between Jerusalem British Consul General Wadsworth and United States Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Wadsworth is very candid about w...

  • Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS

    Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS= The Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS (German: Finnisches Freiwilligen-Bataillon der Waffen-SS ) was a motorized infantry battalion of the German Waffen-SS during World War II . It was formed from Finnish volunteers and fought on the Eastern Front as part of the SS Division Wiking . The unit was disbanded in mid-1943 as the two-year comm...

  • Canada in World War II

    This is a project for any and all Canadians who served or died during World War 2. This is a Work In Progress....The military history of Canada during World War II begins with the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939. While the Canadian Armed Forces were eventually active in nearly every theatre of war, most combat was centred in Italy, Northwestern Europe, and the North Atlantic. In a...

  • Erelijst van Gevallenen ‧ 1940-1945

    Doel van dit project is om genealogische profielen te verzamelen die afkomstig zijn van de namen die staan vermeld op de ERELIJST VAN GEVALLENEN ‧ 1940-1945 Beknopte geschiedenis van de totstandkoming van de Erelijst leest u hier De genealogische profielen die zijn toegevoegd aan dit project tot op heden treft u aan via de volgende link: OVERZICHT VAN PROFIELEN Enkele tips om de...

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  • 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* 11th Division...

  • Splićani poginuli u NOB, WWII

    Popis poginulih Splićana u NOB-u za vrijeme 2 svjetskog rata Izvor : Doprinos Hrvata Splićana antifašizmu, Popis poginulih u borbi na Sutjesci, 15. svibnja - 16. lipnja 1943. Kazalo : prezime, u zagradama - ime oca, ime osobe, godina rođenja, nacionalnost, uzrok smrti, godina smrti, mjesto smrti (NN ili Nn) = znači ime oca Nikola

  • Oranjehotel ‧ 1940-1945 ‧ Scheveningen

    Het Scheveningse huis van bewaring bestaat al sinds 1919, maar na de capitulatie van Nederland werd het door de Duitsers in gebruik genomen als 'Deutsches Untersuchungs- und Strafgefängnis' en 'Kriegswehrmachtgefangnis.' Al snel werd de gevangenis 'Het Oranjehotel' genoemd, omdat er vooral verzetsstrijders werden vastgehouden voor ondervraging en proces omdat zij zich op welke manier dan ook ve...

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  • Siege of Leningrad 1941-1944

    This project is dedicated to commemorating the victims of the Leningrad blockade between September 8, 1941, and January 27, 1944. If in your family tree, you have persons who were living in Leningrad during the siege 1941-1944, and who died during that time, please add them to this project. Please add within a profile description some biography facts. Within opened profile page use the 'Ac...

  • The Royal Air Force

    RAF Badge The Royal Air Force ==United Kingdom===== Images - Left, Royal Airforce emblem by Royal Air Force - Public Domain, Wikipedia ; Right - Royal Airforce Logo Fair use, Wikipedia The purpose of this project is to give a short history of the Royal Air Force and to gather together Geni profiles of people who have served in the service.Please link any RAF profiles to the project regardless...

  • Battle of Visayas (1945)

    The Battle of Visayas (Filipino: Labanan sa Visayas; Visayan languages: Gubat sa Kabisay-an), also known as the Battle of Panay, was fought by U.S. forces and Filipino guerrillas against the Japanese from 18 March – 15 August 1945, in a series of actions officially designated as Operations Victor I and II, and part of the campaign for the liberation of the Philippines during World War II. The b...

  • 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 indepe...

  • World War II Australian prisoners of war

    Australian soldiers held as prisoners of war in WWIIPlease add persons who were imprisoned by the enemy during the years of the second world war, who were Australian.===Specific Camps WWII* Geni Project - WWII Prisoners at Stalag VII-A - WikiPage ===Resources* Australian National Archives - Prisoner of war records A-Z * Australian Prisoners of War | The Anzac Portal * Stolen Years: Australian p...

  • Resistance Movements during WWII

    This is the umbrella project for the wide range of Resistance Movements, Underground Organisations and Partisan Fighters during WWII that were active in almost every country though a variety of methods. >>===PLEASE ADD PROFILES TO THE RELEVANT PROJECTS LISTED BELOW===Should a suitable project not yet exist for your profiles you can create a new one. If you need help with starting another projec...

  • The Sinking of the Nova Scotia

    RMS Nova Scotia was a 6,796 GRT UK transatlantic ocean liner and Royal Mail Ship. In World War II she was requisitioned as a troop ship. In 1942 a German submarine sank her in the Indian Ocean with the loss of 858 of the 1,052 people aboard. Many corpses were washed ashore in Natal.[13] The bodies of 120 Italian prisoners of war and internees were buried in a mass grave in the Hillary suburb of...

  • Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) in World War II

    The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), called "Women's Army Service Pilots" by some sources, was a paramilitary aviation organization. The WASP's predecessors, the Women's Flying Training Detachment (WFTD) and the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) organized separately in September 1942. They were the pioneering organizations of civilian female pilots, employed to fly military aircra...

  • Amerikaans 'vergeten' Bombardement ∴ 1944 ∴ Nijmegen

    ❗️Collegae welkom. Verzoek deze pagina NIET zonder overleg te wijzigen! Aanvulling, verbeteringen of opmerkingen welkom via een daartoe te starten discussie of via een bericht aan een van de personen in het redactie-team. Meer informatie over slachtoffers / familie-leden is voor hun nageslacht gaandeweg te vinden via een doorklik naar de betreffende profiel-pagina, voorzover die niet PRIVE ...

  • South African World War II PRISONERS OF WAR

    This is the sub-project where all profiles of South Africans who were Prisoners of War during World War II can be added. All South African Army, Navy and Air Force soldiers (and civilians?) who were Prisoners of War during WWII can be added to this project. About 334,000 men volunteered for full-time service in the South African Army during the war (including some 211,000 whites, 77,000 blac...

  • Surinamers in WO II, strijders in Nederlands Indie.

    De geschiedenis van Surinaamse migranten naar het vroegere Nederlands-Oost-Indië geniet nauwelijks enige bekendheid. Door de interneringskaarten van de Japanse bezetter kan een duidelijk beeld worden verkregen van de lotgevallen van vroegere landgenoten in de periode van de Tweede Wereldoorlog.In de eerste decennia van de twintigste eeuw werden in Suriname door het moederland lokale krachten ge...

  • Residents of Kurgomen - participants of the WWII

    The goal of this project is to collect in one place the profiles of residents from the villages of Kurgomen' (a conglomerate of villages) who participated in World War Two. This includes all conscripted and volunteer men, as well as women who worked in various professions at the front. If in your tree you have profiles of people from Kurgumen' who participated in WWII, please add them to this ...

  • World War II - Pearl Harbor - USS West Virginia

    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 commissioned ...

  • 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 viel Dui...

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