June 14


Today is the 232d Birthday of the United States Army

And to mark the occasion, Geneablogie has asked Jill Daniels, “England’s No. 1 WWII/1940s Entertainer,” to favor (or as she says, “favour”) us with a celebratory reminiscence of a great Irving Berlin tune. Draftees from New York City report to Camp Upton, Yaphank, Long Island in 1917. Among the soldiers trained at Camp Upton was a Russian emigre born Israel …Continue reading →

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