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Light Posts today… Having the AC down in AZ at this time of year is considered an emergency situation! Puts 90 Million War Records Online

For every generation in this country there has been a war. And with wars come millions of records that can shed light on family history, detailing everything from the color of soldiers’ eyes to what their neighbors may have said about them.On Thursday, unveils more than 90 million U.S. war records from the first English settlement at Jamestown in 1607 through the Vietnam War’s end in 1975. The site also has the names of 3.5 million U.S. soldiers killed in action, including 2,000 who died in Iraq.

”The history of our families is intertwined with the history of our country,” Tim Sullivan, chief executive of, said in a telephone interview. ”Almost every family has a family member or a loved one that has served their country in the military.”

The records, which can be accessed free until the anniversary of D-Day on June 6, came from the National Archives and Records Administration and include 37 million images, draft registration cards from both world wars, military yearbooks, prisoner-of-war records from four wars, unit rosters from the Marine Corps from 1893 through 1958, and Civil War pension records, among others. (MORE)

Today’s Insults

You are a devilishly fiendish degenerate and a maladjusted, blood-freezing proof that evolution can go in reverse. – unknown

You are an irredeemably unsightly libertine and a revolting, mucous-eating inflicter of misery on all who cross your path. – unknown

I’d like to break the monotony; where’s your weakest point? – unknown

Don’t let your mind wander – it’s too small to be let out on its own. – unknown