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Rear Admiral Richard O'Kane (USN) (1911 - 1994)

Rear Admiral Richard Hetherington “Dick” O'Kane (February 2, 1911 – February 16, 1994) was a United States Navy submarine commander in World War II, who received a Medal of Hon...

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Wayne L. Hillier (1927 - 1998)

US Army veteran WW II

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Major General Charles D. Barrett (USMC) (1885 - 1943)

Major General Charles Dodson Barrett (16 August 1885 – 8 October 1943) was the first Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Division. He died while on duty in the South Pacific, 8 October 1943. ...

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Lynn Compton (1921 - 2012)

Lynn Davis "Buck" Compton (December 31, 1921 – February 25, 2012) was a California Court of Appeals judge who served as the lead prosecutor in Sirhan Sirhan's trial for the assassination of Ro...

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Charles R. Webb (1925 - 2012)

Dick served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

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Colonel John R. Kane (1907 - 1996)

John Riley Kane (January 5, 1907 – May 29, 1996) was a colonel in the United States Army Air Forces and later the United States Air Force who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, t...

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Jack Knott (1907 - 1981)

John Henry Knott (March 2, 1907 – October 13, 1981) born in Dallas, Texas was a pitcher for the St. Louis Browns (1933–38), Chicago White Sox (1938–40) and Philadelphia Athletics...

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Colonel Welton Ralph Abell (USMC) (1922 - 1998)

Colonel Welton Ralph Abell (May 17, 1922 – April 26, 1998) was a United States Marine Corps officer serving in the Korean War, as well as a former advertising executive. Abell was a recipien...

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General Creighton W. Abrams (1914 - 1974)

Creighton Williams Abrams Jr. (September 15, 1914 – September 4, 1974) was a general in the United States Army who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968–72 which sa...

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Kurt Vonnegut, Sr. (1884 - 1957)

. Kurt Vonnegut, Sr. (November 24, 1884 – October 1, 1957) was an American architect and architectural lecturer active in early- to mid-twentieth-century Indianapolis, Indiana. A member of the...

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Wellington Mara (1916 - 2005)

Wellington Timothy Mara (August 14, 1916 – October 25, 2005) was the co-owner of the NFL's New York Giants from 1959 until his death, and one of the most influential and iconic figures in the ...

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Sgt. Ross F Gray, Medal of Honor (1920 - 1945)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to GRAY, ROSS FRANKLIN Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. B...

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Jack T. Rote (USMC) (1925 - 1945)

John T. Rote was killed the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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James M. Collins (1916 - 1989)

James Mitchell Collins, known as Jim Collins (April 29, 1916–July 21, 1989), was a Republican who represented the Third Congressional District of Texas from 1968-1983. The district was based a...

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Harrison A. Williams, U.S. Senator (1919 - 2001)

Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams, Jr. (December 10, 1919 – November 17, 2001) was a Democrat who represented New Jersey in the United States House of Representatives (1953–1957) and t...

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Adam J. Batz (1912 - 2006)

Adam J. Batz, 93, Manatawny Manor, Pottstown, formerly of Lebanon, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2006, at the manor. He passed away on the 20th anniversary of his wife Helen M. Rieker Batz death. Born ...

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Vice Admiral Federick (Dick) Ashworth (1912 - 2005)

Wikipedia Entry (1/9/2014): Vice Admiral Frederick Lincoln "Dick" Ashworth (24 January 1912 – 3 December 2005) was a United States Navy officer who served as the weaponeer on the B-29 Bockscar...

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Norbert R. Budniak (1924 - 2015)

World War II United States Army Veteran

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Clifford Elmer Barnham (1923 - 1989)

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Guy J. Swope (1892 - 1969)

Guy Jacob Swope (December 26, 1892 – July 25, 1969) was an American teacher, accountant, and Democratic politician. His career included one term as a United States Congressman in the Seventy-s...

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Major General Blanton Winship, Governor of Puerto Rico (1869 - 1947)

Blanton C. Winship (November 23, 1869 – October 9, 1947) was an American military lawyer and veteran of both the Spanish-American war and World War I. During his long career, he served both as...

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Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy (USN) (1875 - 1959)

Fleet Admiral William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer, building his reputation through administration and staff work. As Chief of Naval Operations (193...

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Capt. J. Royden Stork, Crew # 10 (1916 - 2002)

Royden Stork was born on December 11, 1916, in Frost, Minnesota. He enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Program of the U.S. Army Air Corps on May 15, 1940, and was commissioned a 2d Lt and awarded his p...

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Lt. Horace E. Crouch, Crew # 10 (1918 - 2005)

Graduated from Columbia High School in 1936. Graduated with a B.S. in civil engineering from The Citadel in 1940. Served in South Carolina National Guard from 1937 until 1940. Accepted commission as ...

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Rufus Youngblood, U.S. Secret Service (1924 - 1996)

Rufus Wayne Youngblood, Jr. (January 13, 1924 – October 2, 1996) was a United States Secret Service agent best known for using his body to shield Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson during the as...

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Lt. General William G. Thrash (USMC) (1916 - 2011)

William Gay Thrash (September 17, 1916 – July 4, 2011) was a United States Marine Corps three-star general and highly decorated Naval Aviator. He retired from active duty on June 30, 1972 afte...

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Major General Haywood S. Hansell Jr. (1903 - 1988)

Haywood Shepherd Hansell Jr., (28 September 1903 – 14 November 1988) was a general officer in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) during World War II, and later the United States Air For...

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Kenneth Thrash (1906 - 1970)

Kenneth Thrash played football for Georgia Tech and served in World War II as a Colonel in the US Army.

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Ely Reeves Callaway (1919 - 2001)

. Ely Callaway, Golf Club Maker, Dies at 82 By CLIFTON BROWN Published: July 06, 2001, New York Times Ely Callaway, a versatile and charismatic business leader who founded the Callaway Golf Compa...

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William Wesley Shaver (1925 - 2011)

William Wesley 'Billy' Shaver, 86, of Harrisburg, AR., passed away Friday evening, April 29, 2011. Mr. Shaver was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Bay Village, AR., to John Cue "Bud" and Vera Owens Shaver. ...

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Capt. Mervyn S. Bennion, Medal of Honor MP (1887 - 1941)

Mervyn Sharp Bennion (May 5, 1887 – December 7, 1941) was a captain in the United States Navy who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While mortally wounded, he remained in command ...

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Burton "Butch" Baskin MP (1913 - 1967)

Vitals AKA: Burt Born: 17-Dec-1913 Birthplace: San Diego, CA Died: 24-Dec-1967 Location of death: Los Angeles, CA Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Buried, Home of Peace Memorial P...

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Joseph Tyree Sneed, III (1920 - 2008)

Joseph Tyree Sneed, III (July 21, 1920 – February 9, 2008) was a Republican United States Deputy Attorney General and then a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ...

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James E. Williams (c.1911 - c.1969)

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Allan "Lisle" Carlisle Trotter (1894 - 1979)

Birth: Feb. 11, 1893 Neche Pembina County North Dakota, USA Death: Apr. 30, 1979 Saint Helens Columbia County Oregon, USA Family links: Parents: Thomas Erwin Trotter (1854 - 1951) Alice Cathe...

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Earl Edward Souilliard (1925 - 2002)

S1 US Navy WWII

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Capt. Robert Trimble (1919 - 2009)

8th Air Force bomber pilot Captain Robert Trimble. On Tuesday, May 12, 2009, Robert (Bob) M. Trimble, 89, of Arbor View, Willow Valley, was called home to Heaven to be with his Lord, Jesus, and t...

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Walter Henry Boyd (1922 - 2015)

Walter Boyd served in the United States Army during World War II. Read more: Walter Henry ‘Hank’ Boyd — Mount Vernon News

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Paul Byron Nye (c.1922 - 1998)

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James Robert Lemmon (1920 - 2011)

SGT US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II

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Samuel Carnes "Sam" Collier MP (1912 - 1950)

Samuel "Sam" Carnes Collier (May 14, 1912-September 23, 1950) was an American advertising entrepreneur. He made his fortune in streetcar advertising. Early life Collier was the son of Barron Gift...

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Vereen M. Bell (1911 - 1944)

Vereen M. Bell (5 October 1911 – 26 October 1944) was an American novelist and naval officer, who was killed on active duty during World War II. Early life Born in Cairo, Georgia, he gradu...

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William Bradford Shockley, Jr., Nobel Prize in Physics, 1956 MP (1910 - 1989)

William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor. Along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, Shockley co-invented the transis...

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Jonathan Brewster Bingham (1914 - 1986)

Jonathan Brewster Bingham (April 24, 1914 — July 3, 1986) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the US delegate to the United Nations General Assemblies and was elected to Congress. ...

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Clair H. Voss (1920 - 1999)

Clair H. Voss (1920 – August 10, 1998) was a Presiding Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Biography Voss was born in Antigo, Wisconsin in 1920. He attended Marquette University, Marq...

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Major General John P. Henebry (USAF) (1918 - 2007)

John Philip "Jock" Henebry (February 14, 1918 – September 30, 2007) was an United States Air Force Major General. He was born in Plainfield, Illinois. In 1936, he graduated from Campion High...

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Rear Admiral John Birdsell Oren (USCG) (1909 - 2006)

John Birdsell Oren (December 27, 1909 – December 22, 2006) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Coast Guard. Biography Oren was born on December 27, 1909 in Madison, Wisconsin. He would...

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Rear Admiral Julius A. Furer (1880 - 1963)

Julius Augustus Furer (October 9, 1880 - June 5, 1963) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy. During World War II, Furer served as Coordinator of Research and Development and the senior member...

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Lt. Clifford T. Janz (1910 - 1941)

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Bob Evans (1918 - 2007)

Bob was born 30 May, 1918, in Sugar Ridge, Wood County, Ohio. Due to family hardships, Bob attended four different first grades in his first year of grammar school and as a result, he never learned to ...

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Lt. Robert S. Clever, Crew #7 (1914 - 1942)

First Lieutenant, United States Army Air Corps Bombardier Crew 7 Enlisted as Aviation Cadet at Vancouver Barracks, Washington on March 15, 1941. Commissioned as Second Lieutenant with rating of b...

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Col. Dean Davenport, Crew # 7 (1918 - 2000)

On the morning of April 18, 1942, a group of 16 Army Air Forces B-25 bombers, under the command of Lt. Col. James H. Doolittle, took off from the aircraft carrier Hornet for a low-level, daylight b...

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PFC Jacklyn H. Lucas (USMC), Medal of Honor (1928 - 2008)

Private First Class Jacklyn Harold Lucas (14 February 1928 – 5 June 2008) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during the Iwo Jima campaign —...

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William Henry Draper, Jr. (1894 - 1974)

. William Henry Draper, Jr. (August 10, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was a U.S. army officer, banker, and diplomat. Life and career Draper was born in Harlem, New York City, the son of Mary E...

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Capt. Denver V. Truelove, Crew # 5 (1919 - 1943)

Completed three years college and entered military service on May 13, 1940 at Atlanta, Georgia. Completed Bombardier and Navigator training in April, 1941. After the Tokyo Raid he served in North Afr...

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Donald H Schick (1923 - 1945)

Donald served as a 2nd Lt. and Co-Pilot on B-17G "Pakawalup" (#42-31630), 751st Bomber Squadron, 457th Bomber Group, 8th Air Corps, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He resided in Erie County,...

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Arthur Victor Cornell (1922 - 2015)

He joined the Navy in 1942 and served in World War II for three years, which included time in the Pacific aboard the USS Lexington in Air Group 38, a Torpedo Bomber Squadron. Read more: Arthur Victor...

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Lt. Walter A. Augustine (1915 - 1983)

SERVED IN U.S. ARMY MEDICAL CORPS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW GUINEA.

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Lt. Chase J. Nielsen, Crew # 6 (1917 - 2007)

World War II United States Army Officer. He was the navigator for "Crew 6" in the Raid over Tokyo, Japan on April 18, 1942. Crew 6 had the highest casualty rate of the raid. The two enlisted men dr...

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Luther Harris Headrick (1926 - 2014)

HEADRICK, LUTHER HARRIS - age 87, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2014 at LeConte Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Wears Valley. Mr. Headrick was of the Baptist faith and an ordained deac...

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Bud Adams (1923 - 2013)

Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, Jr. (January 3, 1923 – October 21, 2013) was the owner of the Tennessee Titans, a National Football League franchise. He was instrumental in the founding and estab...

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Dorris Virginia Zook (1911 - 1986)

Name: Dorris V Templeton Birth Year: 1911 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Illinois State of Residence: Missouri County or City: Cape Girardeau Enlistment Date: 5 Apr 1945 Enlist...

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William Herbert Lear (1918 - 1957)

PVT 76, School SQ Air Corps, WW II

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Luther R. Cowder (1899 - 1982)

Enlisting at the age of approximately 43 on July 21, 1942, Luther R Cowder was a a private in the Branch Immaterial or General Officers branch of the Selectees during World War II.

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Kenneth Richard Zook (c.1919 - d.)

Kenneth Richard was born about 1920 in Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, PA. From 1930 through 1935, he was listed as living in Dauphin County, PA, probably Hershey. In 1930, he was a pupil at Hershey S...

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John R. Alison (1912 - 2011)

John Richardson "Johnny" Alison (November 21, 1912 – June 6, 2011) was a highly decorated American combat ace of World War II and veteran of the Korean War, and is often cited as the father of...

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Fuller Warren, Governor MP (1905 - 1973)

Fuller Warren (October 3, 1905 – September 23, 1973) was the 30th Governor of Florida. Before 1949 Born in Blountstown, Florida, he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. While...

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Daniel T. McCarty, Governor MP (1912 - 1953)

Daniel Thomas McCarty (January 18, 1912 - September 28, 1953) was an American politician and elected officeholder. McCarty was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, and served as its speak...

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C. Farris Bryant, Governor (1914 - 2002)

Cecil Farris Bryant (July 26, 1914 – March 1, 2002) was the 34th Governor of Florida. He also served on the United States National Security Council and in the Office of Emergency Planning duri...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (1899 - 1992)

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (February 20, 1899 – December 13, 1992) was an American businessman, film producer, writer, and government official, as well as the owner of a leading stable of thor...

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Sgt. Joseph R. Beyrle, USA & USSR (1923 - 2004)

Joseph R. Beyrle (August 25, 1923 – December 12, 2004) is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the United States Army and the Soviet Army in World War II. Born in M...

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Dale Hayes Smart (1916 - 2011)

Dale honorably served his country during WWII as a Corporal in the US Air Force.

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MSgt. Bert M. Jordan, Crew # 4 (1919 - 2001)

Bert Mervin Jordan, 6952993, Master Sergeant Engineer-Gunner Crew 4 Entered service in November, 1939. Completed aircraft and engine mechanic's course, April, 1941. Rated as engineer-gunner, Februa...

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Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (1921 - 2008)

. Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (March 21, 1921 – December 25, 2008) was an American newspaper publisher who served at the helm of The Miami Herald and as chairman of the Knight Ridder newspaper d...

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PFC Robert T. Fricke, USA (c.1913 - 1948)

Residence : 1930 - Erie, Neosho, Kansas, USA* Race : White** Updated from 1930 United States Federal Census by SmartCopy : Mar 4 2015, 12:45:29 UTC

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Carroll O'Connor MP (1924 - 2001)

en.wikipedia.... ; findagrave... ; Celebrity Tombstones... ; Carroll O'Connor 1924-2001 Theme song from "All in the Family" Boy the way Glen Miller played, songs that made the hit parade, guy...

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Lt. General Herbert L. Beckington (USMC) (1920 - 2007)

Robert L. Beckington (October 3, 1920 – October 14, 2007) was a Lieutenant General who served for 32 years in the United States Marine Corps. He served in combat during World War II and the Vi...

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Major Thomas D. Howie ("The Major of St. Lo") (1908 - 1944)

Thomas Dry Howie (April 12, 1908 – July 17, 1944) was an American army officer, killed during the Battle of Normandy during World War II, while trying to capture the French town of Saint-L�...

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LTC Harry C. McCool, Crew # 4 (1918 - 2003)

Graduated from Beaver High School, Beaver, Oklahoma and received BS degree from Institute of Technology, Weatherford, Oklahoma, January, 1940. Entered military service March 26, 1940 at Oklahoma City...

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Maj. Lucian N. Youngblood, Crew # 4 (1918 - 1949)

Lucian Youngblood was born on May 26, 1918, in Pampa, Texas. He enlisted in the Texas Army National Guard on August 21, 1936, and served with the 143rd Infantry until enlisting in the U.S. Army on ...

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Corporal Leland D. Faktor, Crew #3 (1921 - 1942)

Leland Dale FAKTOR was born in Plymouth, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa on May 17, 1921. He completed high school and on August 9, 1940 enlisted into the service at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. In April of...

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Vice Admiral Bernard L. Austin (USN) (1902 - 1979)

Bernard Lige Austin (15 December 1902 – 21 September 1979) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War and comma...

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General William Oscar Brice, Jr. (1898 - 1972)

William Oscar Brice, CBE, (December 10, 1898 – January 30, 1972) was a United States Marine Corps General and a veteran of the Korean War, the World War II fight for the Solomon Islands and pr...

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Major General Lewie G. Merritt (USMC) (1897 - 1974)

Lewie Griffith Merritt (nicknamed "Griff") (June 26, 1897 – March 24, 1974) was a major general and early aviator in the United States Marine Corps. Merritt served over 30 years in the Marine ...

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Betsy Eshelman (1918 - 1997)

BETSY ESHELMAN, 79, AMATEUR GOLF CHAMP Betsy M. Eshelman, 79, formerly of Eshelman Road, died Sunday at Landis Homes Retirement Community, Lititz, after a long illness. She was the 1935 New York st...

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Brig. General Barnwell R. Legge (1891 - 1949)

Barnwell Rhett Legge (July 9, 1891 – June 7, 1949) was a highly decorated U.S. Army officer, who reached the rank of Brigadier General. He is most noted as a Military Attaché to Switz...

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John B Eshelman (1922 - 2010)

John B. Eshelman, 88, of Lancaster, died in the tender, loving care of Hospice of Lancaster County, Mount Joy, on Wednesday evening August 18, 2010. He was born in 1922 in Lancaster, the son of the lat...

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Elwood "Buster" Knight-5th Ranger Battalion MP (1918 - 1945)

Athletic Field Name It is gratifying to see a major rejuvenation under way at our Stonington athletic field. Congratulations to Allie Webb and all the other volunteers. The field was originally d...

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Chesley Olinger (1918 - 1996)

TEC 5: U.S. Army; World War II.

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Lt.Col. Richard O. Joyce, Crew # 10 (1919 - 1983)

Attended the University of Nebraska. Entered service on July 26, 1940 and received pilot wings and commission at Kelly Field, Texas, March, 1941 and assigned to the 89th Reconnaissance Squadron at Mc...

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Lieut. William Glover Farrow, Crew # 16 (1918 - 1942)

First Lieutenant, US Army Air Corps B-25 Pilot and Doolittle Raider, he was captured by the Japanese and executed for “war crimes” after a staged mock trial. Born September 24, 1918, ...

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Charles M Herr, Jr. (1924 - 1992)

Charles M. Herr, 67, was RCA retiree Charles M. Herr, who worked for 40 years at RCA Corp., died Monday morning at St. Joseph Hospital after a brief illness. He was 67. A resident of 427 Hilton Dri...

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Vice Admiral Walden L. Ainsworth (1886 - 1960)

Walden Lee "Pug" Ainsworth (November 10, 1886 – August 7, 1960) was an admiral of the United States Navy. For his role in commanding destroyer and cruiser task forces in the Pacific during Wor...

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Robert M. Townsend (1926 - 1980)

PFC 9207 TSU TC WWII

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Llewellyn Edward Herr, Jr. (1920 - 1975)

January 22, 1975 York Dispatch L. E. Herr Jr. Dies; Was Active Horseman L. Edward “Eddie” Herr Jr, 54, husband of Esther Seltzer Herr, 731 Hillcrest Road, died Monday at 2 p.m. at the Leb...

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John Newman (1917 - 1998)

1930 - US Census: 1940 - US Census:

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Harold S. Helfgott (1925 - 1944)

Name: Harold S Helfgott Inducted From: New York Rank: Private First Class Combat Organization: 411th Infantry 103rd Division Death Date: 11 Dec 1944 Monument: Epimal, France Last Known Status: M...

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Jay Evard Welch MP (1925 - 2008)

Jay Evard Welch died on December 14, 2008 at the age of 83.He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on November 6, 1925 to Jesse Evard and Pearl Snow Welch. He married Marcelle Beecher on March 21, 1951 in ...

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Charles E. Johns (1921 - 2010)

Served during World War II, U.S. Army Air Corps, European Theatre, 94th Bomb Group.

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Reynolds V. Bowser (1915 - 1944)

Pennsylvania Pvt 119 Inf 30 Inf Div World War II

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