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Ancestry.com is making its WWII
records collection free through Dec. 7 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of
the attack on Pearl Harbor. The collection includes WWII draft registration cards
newly added ones), WWII Navy muster rolls (1939-1949), records of Japanese-Americans
relocated during the war, US Navy cruise books and more.
Go here to search Ancestry.com’s
WWII records. When you go to view a match, you’ll be prompted to set up a free
registration with the site (or log in if you already have one).
2,459 Americans died when Japanese warplanes bombed Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.
the About.com Genealogy blog for more on records Ancestry.com added to its WWII collection
for this promotion. Thanks to Kimberly for the heads-up on this news!