While assisting a patron in the London Room, I came across two twin brothers who served in the Second World War. Jerry Milton and Malcolm John Bowern were born on September 28th, 1923 in Byron , the sons of Milton Bowern and Elizabeth Ann Crapp and brothers of Percy, Wesley, Flossy, Maggie, Edna Ada, Olive and Mabel. Milton died on July 21, 1925 when his twins were almost two years
Legion Magazine's historical archive database goes back to January 1987. It contains almost 170,000 short death notices for Royal Canadian Legion members with military backgrounds.
Excellent site that provides information about the more than 116,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who fought and died while representing their country. Included on this site are the memorials of more than 1,500 soldiers who died in service to Canada since the Korean War, including peacekeeping and other operations. The site also contains digital images of photographs and personal memorabilia about individual Canadians.
Library and Archives Canada holds extensive collections of military records. Use the left-hand menu to select the period or type of records of interest to you. Each section provides information about available sources, links to relevant databases and links to Web sites of other institutions that hold military records.
A world center for documentation, research, education and commemoration of the Holocaust.
Listen to recordings of over 100 interviews with Holocaust survivors recorded in 1946.
Information about the Nazis and the treatment of the Jewish people by the Nazis leading up to and during the Second World War.
Detailed articles divided these sections: The Third Reich, Rescue & Resistance, The Holocaust, Afther the Holocaust, Victims of the Nazi Era.
Portal for students, educators, and enthusiasts covering Prehistory onwards. Websites are rated; includes teaching ideas.
Extensive list of historical persons; BBC site concentrating on Ancient History, British history (Tudors, Victorians ..., WWI, WWII and recent history (Sept.11, Iraq)