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Top Reasons to Record Your Military History

By Mary V. Danielsen Every soldier has a unique experience in the United States Armed Forces that illustrates a small piece of our American ...

11.11.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
Intuition led me to find the soldier on the left and relatives of the soldier who is second from the left for my client on the right. Here they found a wild hog while horseback riding in Palo Duro Canyon, Texas, in 1943. They were training in the Air Force in Amarillo.

When my intuition goes into overdrive

 Intuition is a wildly successful skill to have as a personal historian. The process of working with clients always brings me closer to them. ...

14.03.2013 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen

Preserve your family’s American military history

Resist the urge to throw out old files, metals, personal papers and other memorabilia relating to your family’s military experience. When you have a ...

31.01.2012 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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Recording the veterans story

In a week when thousands of U.S. soldiers are returning from Iraq, we are all listening to stories of new veterans. They carry ...

21.12.2011 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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A military history everyone can share

    When talking to people about the benefits of writing a personal history, I always use the example of why our U.S. servicemen and ...

11.11.2011 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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10 Ways blogging can boost legacy writing

It never ceases to amaze me when I learn something new through my blog. I am always surprised when the words I write ...

06.07.2011 Posted in Blog by Documented Legacy
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The Lost Legacy

In speaking with several people this week about documenting our parents’ and grandparents’ military history, I could not urge them more to get ...

23.05.2011 Posted in Blog by Documented Legacy