Death and Burial Practices in World War I and WW II - free webinar by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA now online for limited time
The recording of today's webinar by the Board for Certification and Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA, "Death and Burial Practices in World War I and WW II" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.
Much of this webinar focuses on the process of collecting, identifying, and burying the dead, and the resulting records, including their genealogical significance. In World War I (1917–1918) there were 53,402 battle deaths, while in World War II (1941–1945) battle deaths rose to 291,557. There are 124,905 American war dead interred overseas. This webinar also addresses how the United States honors and memorializes those killed in battle, including the role of the American Battle Monuments Commission, the American Gold Star Mothers program, and the operation of the Army’s Grave Registration Service.
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