Asked in World War 1, Jokes and Riddles
How many veterans died during World War 1?
The veterans of World War I are the *survivors* of the war, not the fatalities. There is no record of how many veterans of other wars (Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War) died when they returned to service in World War I. ...
How many living American Veterans are there?
As of 2014, there are about 7.5 million American veterans alive. About five million are from the Gulf Wars that are continuing today. About 1.8 million survive from World War II. There are no known World War I veterans. ...
Asked in World War 2
What benefits did veterans gain after world war 2?
After World War II, American veterans received the G.I. Bill, which helps pay for higher education expenses. In addition, female veterans were first recognized as veterans and eligible for VA benefits after World War II. ...
Asked in World War 2, Holocaust, US in WW2, Philippines, Veterans Affairs and Issues, Nazi Concentration Camps
Where can I find records of American soldiers who were captured in Philippines concentration camps during world war 2?
Try the "American War Library." Try AMVETs (American Veterans) founded by WW2 veterans in 1944. ...
Asked in World War 2, Vietnam War
How did the recption of Vietnam veterans by the American public differ from the reception that World War 2 veterans received?
Vietnam veterans did not receive a warm welcome, whereas victory parades were held for veterans from the world wars. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
Is there info on Vietnam veterans?
VFW-Veterans of Foreign Wars, founded by Spanish-American War of 1898 veterans in 1899. American Legion-founded by WWI veterans in 1919. AMVETS-American Veterans, founded by WWII veterans in 1944. VVA-Vietnam Veterans of America, founded by Vietnam War veterans in 1978. ...
Asked in World War 2
Is there a list of American vets with the china service metal in World War 2?
Yes, there is a list of the American veterans with the China Service Metal in the World War 2. ...
Asked in Arlington National Cemetery
What is 3 departments that oversee the national cemeteries?
Congress opened national cemeteries to all honorably discharged veterans of the Union forces. Legislation after World War I opened them to American veterans of all wartime service. Finally, after World War II, Congress expanded eligibility for burial to all veterans of U.S. armed forces, American war veterans of allied armed forces and veterans' spouses and dependent children. ...
Asked in World War 2, Scholarships
What scholarships are available to grandchildren of World War 2 vets?
The Veterans of Foreign Wars scholarship is available to descendants of veterans. The American Legion scholarship is also available to descendants of veterans. ...
Asked in Korean War, Market Research
Is there scholarship benefits for Korean war grandchildren?
Contact the Veterans Administration (VA) or any of the following Veterans Groups: 1. AMVETS (American Veterans-created in 1944 by WW2 veterans) 2. VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars-created in 1899 by Spanish-American War veterans) 3. AMERICAN LEGION (created in 1919 by WW1 veterans) 4. VVA (Vietnam Veterans of America-created in 1979 by Viet War Vets) ...
How did the reception of Vietnam veterans by the American public differ from the reception that World War 1 and II veterans received?
memorial at washington d.c. for them gaby2012:.cm
Asked in World War 2, Veterans Affairs and Issues
What is a good resource for contacting World War 2 veterans?
American Legion posts, Veterans of Foreign Wars posts (VFW), VA Hospitals, Soldier's homes ...
The original holiday Veterans Day honored veterans from what war?
World War 1 but now honors all war veterans happy veteran's day Macy911