Block out a few hours and take advantage of these great offers for free access to U.S. military records this weekend.
My Heritage Free Access to US Military Records
Researchers can take advantage on one week of free access May 21-28 to the MyHeritage U.S. military record collection. Available databases include
- U.S. WW II Army Enlistment
- Service Records of Confederate Soldiers
- WW II Reserve Corps Records
- Air Force Register Extracts
- US WW II Prisoners of War 194101946
- Vietnam Casualties 1956 – 1998
- US Army Casualties 1961 – 1981
- Korrean War Casualties 1950 – 1957
- and more
If you’ve been curious about MyHeritage, this would be great time to check out the website and database collection. I especially like the clean fresh design that makes the search form easy to see and understand.
Fold3 Offers Free Access to New USCT Service Records
Compiled military service records of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) including over 3.6 million images is now available at Fold3.com through a partnership between Folde and the National Archives. Access to this collection is a free through May 31st.
Available records include images scanned directly from documents as well as those digitized from microfilm. The collection consists of images for:
- 1st through 1389th USCT Infantry
- 1st gthrough 6th USCT Cavalry
- USCT Artillery
FindMyPast Offers Free Access to US and International Military Records
- American Prisoners of Korean War, 1950-1953
- Korean War Casualty File
- Korean War Deaths, 1950-1954
- United States, World War One (WWI) Draft Registration Cards,1917-1918
- US Army Casualty File, 1961-1981
- Vietnam War Casualties
- Vietnam War Casualties Returned Alive
- Vietnam War Deaths
- World War II Army Enlistment Records
- World War II POWs
- and international military record collection
Disclosure: I received a complimentary subscription to MyHeritage, but have no obligation to favorably review the website.