Talk:World Archives Project: United States, War Department, Press Releases and Related Records, 1942-1945
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Q: Are we assuming the wife's surname if only the husband's surname is given, i.e., John Doe's wife, Jane?
- A: Yes key the husbands surname. --Wiedwoman 17:14, 14 September 2013 (UTC)
Q: What exactly does this mean (it's under Event Year), "If there is no date in the top right, an event date may be taken from the body of the text if present other than the death date"? Are you saying if there is no date on the press release, to use the date the military action occurred?
- A: Yes. It means key the date at the top of the form or if not shown, key the date the event occurred. Leave blank if neither date is shown. --Wiedwoman 17:14, 14 September 2013 (UTC)
Q: Are we only to key the primary person that the article is about and any family members that are listed? Some Press Releases are not about a Primary Person. Also, when a person is getting an award, the press release includes other people from the unit that are not necessarily a Commanding Officer. Are these people supposed to be included?
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