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Submarine Patrol Report for the USS Hake, August 24, 1944. The 15 rapid depth charges described between 0728 and 0729 are believed to be the charges that destroyed the the USS…

Image, found in WWII Submarine Patrol Reports: Page 9 · 09 Jun 2011 You

I'd say Gent (Gentleman) of Leisure. Meaning for some reason he didn't have to work for a living.

Spotlight: Guest of Leisure? · 23 Apr 2010 You

Passport application for American physician, professor, lecturer, and author Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Image, found in Passport Applications, 1795-1905: Page 1 · 13 Nov 2009 You

It's not cut off for me. You might try reloading the page or use the scroll bar at the bottom to make sure you are all the way to the left.

Image, found in Census - US Federal 1930: Sheet 27a · 05 Aug 2009 You

This is the Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the Queen Consort of King George VI. Queen Elizabeth II was her daughter. Queen Mary was her mother-in-law.

Spotlight: Queen Elizabeth meets with US Airmen of... · 16 Jun 2009 You

Testimony of Otto Ernst Remer regarding the 1944 plot to assasinate Hitler and take over the German government. This plot was depicted in the 2008 Hollywood film "Valkyrie." The…

Image, found in WWII Foreign Military Studies, 1945-54: Page 4 · 01 Apr 2009 You

Thanks for the correction. We've updated this.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 2 · 03 Feb 2009 You

Thanks for the correction. This has been updated.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 2 · 03 Feb 2009 You

Thanks for the correction.

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Cavender, Samuel · 27 Jan 2009 You

Thanks for your comment. We've updated the index with the correct spelling. You can always report errors directly to us using the "Contact Footnote" link at the bottom of most…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Ziegenhein, John · 12 Dec 2008 You

There are a few pictures of Greeley in the Brady Civil War Photos Collection that you could attach to this last story with the quote,…

Memorial Page: Jim Crow Laws · 24 Oct 2008 You

catlady, I think you are right. We'll see if we can get that fixed. Thanks for pointing it out.

Image, found in City Directories - Detroit: [Gen. Info] (p. 1872) · 02 Oct 2008 You

Thanks for the correction. We've updated the index.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 2 · 08 Aug 2008 You

Thanks. We've made this correction.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 1 · 07 Jul 2008 You

Thanks. We've updated this. The change should show up in the next day or so.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-1738 Mrs. L. B. Wilson · 16 Jun 2008 You

Looks like 28 to me. You can see an example of this writer's 2 in the mother's age a line or two above this.

Spotlight: what is the age · 03 Jun 2008 You

There is a movie about the Mephis Belle http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100133/

Spotlight: The Memphis Belle and its crew. · 22 May 2008 You

I wonder how much of this was fueled by anti-Irish sentiment that seemed common in the 19th century in parts of the US

Spotlight: Run Out of Town for a Tirade Against the... · 27 Feb 2008 You

And another about the United Irishmen Ridivivi and it's connection to the "Independent American Catholic Church" here,…

Spotlight: Run Out of Town for a Tirade Against the... · 27 Feb 2008 You

There's an article that may be related here, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=980CE4D7133BEF34BC4852DFB767838E669FDE And another about the United Irishmen Ridivivi…

Spotlight: Run Out of Town for a Tirade Against the... · 27 Feb 2008 You