Using Wartime Letters to Research World War II Veterans Service History — Part 1

Written by Beth Reuschel Beth Reuschel is a professional military records researcher who helps families discover their legacies of service. The VBC is partnering with Beth to guide family history seekers through their own research journeys. She’ll offer tips and tricks for those who want to plunge into the archives and retrace the footsteps

The Most Important Cold War Project You’ve Never Heard Of: The Inter-American Geodetic Survey

Written by Todd DePastino The Inter-American Geodetic Survey (IAGS) was the most important Cold War project you’ve never heard of. Its mission was to map the vast uncharted regions of Latin American . . . and collect on-the-ground intelligence in the process. Bad maps lose wars. Napoleon might have triumphed at Waterloo if he'd

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