Daily Archives: April 14, 2012

Website News: History


All the News from Our Website on ‘Tracing our History’

This Blog belongs to a family of websites centered on the ‘Tracing our History’ website. Tracing our History is my geneaology website, where the fruit of my family history research is shared with family, friends and other interested visitors. Because I enjoy the study of history (as can probably be seen by the existence of this Blog) I decided to also have a ‘History’ site, which is really just another part of the Tracing our History website as it is joined to the same domain tracingourhistory.com.

Over the last 12 months I have concentrated on establishing the Blog, which to be honest does take up a fair amount of my time with research, writing, etc, Now it is time to try and tie the Blog more closely with the actual website. I also wish to continue building the website, with news of site progress being posted to this Blog also. There is plenty to do and I would like the site to prove useful for those interested in the further study of history, be it a general interest or for school study. If it becomes a conduit to resources available on the wider web, that will be a very useful thing as well.

I have begun my work on the site with some minor updates today – more significant improvements are to follow.

For more, visit:
http://tracingourhistory.com/history.html

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Article: WWII – Operation Fortitude


The link below is to an article concerning Operation Fortitude in WWII. Operation Fortitude was based on deceiving the German military by the creation of fake armies and operations.

For more, visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/118080


Today in History: 14 April 1912


The Titanic Hits an Iceberg and Starts to Sink

ABOVE: An Iceberg in the North Atlantic

On this day in 1912, at 11.40pm, the Titanic struck an iceberg and began to sink.


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