Friday, November 6, 2020

Findmypast Friday: New Military Photos and Records and More Newspapers

 I received this information from Findmypast today:


All Findmypast military records are completely FREE from November 5-12.

Marking Veterans Day, Findmypast has released a raft of new military photos and records. 

Here are all the details on what's new this week.

Findmypast Photo Collection

Rummage through over 5,600 new snapshots from the Blitz, World War 2 front lines and the Findmypast Community.


The Findmypast Photo Collection features thousands of old photos, many online for the first time. You can discover vintage military photos, shots from World War 2's Home Front and evacuations, family photos from christenings, weddings and funerals, and much more.


As a premium collection, the Findmypast Photo Collection is excluded from the free military records promotion.

World War Two Canadian Photograph Collection

Now available in their own distinct record set, these incredible photos bring Canada’s World War 2 experiences to life.


Featuring captivating images from Prisoner of War camps, Naval vessels, battlefields, training exercises, and more, you can explore this amazing collection completely FREE from November 5-12.

United States, Veterans Oral History Index

Dig deeper into your US ancestors’ war stories with records from The Veteran’s History Project. Discover indexes to interviews, recordings, photos, and more.


This unique collection is also included in the free access promotion. Search and view it free of charge until November 12.


Greenock Heraldwith editions from 1875-1877, 1880, 1882, 1884, 1886, 1888 and 1891 has joined the site. Plus, Findmypast has updated 13 other papers as follows;



Disclosure: I have a complimentary subscription to Findmypast, and have accepted meals and services from Findmypast, as a Findmypast Ambassador. This has not affected my objectivity relative to Findmypast and its products.

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