Monday, May 19, 2008

Military Collection FREE on Ancestry for May 20-31, 2008

To celebrate Memorial Day and the agreement between the National Archives (NARA) and to provide NARA documents on the Ancestry commercial web site, Ancestry will make all parts of their Military Records collection FREE from May 20 to May 31.

The Ancestry Military Collections home page is at The Ancestry page concerning the National Archives is at

The list of Military databases currently available on Ancestry is here.

This is good news for researchers who don't have easy access to the Ancestry database collection.

It will be interesting to see how much of a spike occurs in the Ancestry traffic as a result of the free access.

Hat tip to Kimberly Powell on the About:Genealogy blog.

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