21 Jul 2024

Category: Stories

BillionGraves, India, genealogy, family history, Indian dispora, BG, GPS, mobile app, BillionGraves mobile app, anecstors,
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Documenting India 

Documenting India and the country’s diaspora with the BillionGraves app is one of the goals of a new genealogical society: The Genealogical Society of India and its Diaspora. It’s something you could help with too! Simply download the BillionGraves app to your smartphone and take…

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The Candy Bomber 

The Candy Bomber was a nickname given to World War II pilot, Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen (1920 – 2021). He became well-known for dropping candy tied to miniature parachutes from his plane to German children in Berlin from 1948 to 1949. Halvorsen was also known…