World War I Abbreviations Quick List

A Quick List of Abbreviations used during World War I in the United States of America A.A., A.A.A. – antiaircraft artillery A.B.M.C. – American Battle Monuments Commission A.C. – Army Corps A.E.F. – American Expeditionary Forces aero – aeronautical A.F.S. … Continue reading

A Quick Guide To Researching United States WWI Military Genealogy

Researching the WW1 military involvement of your ancestor in the United States has unique challenges. A 1973 fire at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) destroyed about 16-18 million official military personnel files (OMPF). The official National Archives web site … Continue reading