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129 men who perished when USS Thresher sank on April 10, 1963

USS Thresher, SSN-593, sunk in 8400' of water 220 miles east of Cape Cod on April 10, 1963, while on sea trials after an extended yard period for Post-Shakedown Availability...

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Robert O. Pendley & William Marvin Lee

Both of my grandfathers served in World War II. Pop Pendley was a Signalman 2nd Class on North Atlantic convoy duty in the U.S. Navy. He was injured with shrapnel..

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Harry B. Friedman

Served with the 106th Infantry in World War I. Wounded in action in 1917 in France. Returned home after 15 months in French and English hospitals. Parents had been notified..

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Robert Keeler

My father joined the Army in early 1942 and served in Europe, where he also met and married my mother. At the end of the war, he briefly enjoyed life..

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James "Jim" Powell

A best friend who served faithfully in the U.S. Army and at the 8th Radio Research Field Station (RRFS), Phu Bai, Vietnam, from 1967 -1968. From Tennessee. Rest In peace.

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Douglas C. Powell

My dad joined the Navy in 1937 and was in Pearl Harbor on USS Selfridge when it was attacked. He survived that and went on to serve 20 years, including..

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William Holder "Willie" Watson

Not much is known about his service. He did not talk a lot about it a lot. He did say that someone stole his logbooks just before he got out...

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Ralph Joseph Morelli

Served in the U.S. Army during World War II, 1941-1945. Stationed in San Francisco with the coast artillery, and later sent overseas to France for the remainder of the..

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Sgt. Bruce A. Hartford, U.S. Army Special Forces, Vietnam

The Dash of Life Upon viewing any traditional tombstone, one will find the name of the individual who was laid to rest, and underneath that name two dates - one signifying..

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Eugene and Charles Waite, World War II veterans and brothers

Eugene W. Waite, PFC, 1st U.S. Army, June 1922-June 2007

Eugene Waite participated in D-Day on the Normandy beaches, and was a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944...

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Patricia A. Jones

Master Sgt. Jones passed on Dec. 16, 2010. Patricia was born in Milton, Fla., and retired from the U.S Army in 2004 after serving for more than 23 years.

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Staff Sgt. Raymond Weeks, USMC

Dad was born in 1920 and joined the Corps in October 1940 -- he told me he wanted to see China and a "China Marine" told him you could get..

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Seaman 2nd Class John Lewis Weeks, U.S. Navy

John was my father's older brother, and the uncle I never met. John was a crew member of USS Akron, an airship based out of what was then Naval Air..

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Leonard Almy

Leonard signed up for the draft when I was serving as an infantry instructor at North Fort Polk (aka Tigerland), La. Len signed up for Vietnam so that I wouldn't..

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Emile Ladnier, World War I

This last campaign in World War I - the Meuse-Argonne Offensive - produced the most terrific concentration of artillery firepower that the world has ever seen or will ever..

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Sgt. Primus Alfred Solomons

My husband was born on March 3, 1978, in Georgetown, Guyana. We met about 13 years ago. We had one child in 2002, and migrated to the United States in..

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Pvt. Albert Hage, U.S. Army, World War I

From a New Orleans newspaper clipping - 1918: "In the casualty list of July 8 appears the name of Private Albert Hage, Franklin, La., killed in action. Young Hage was..

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SSgt. Robert B. Brant

Served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps prior to Pearl Harbor. Trained at Ft. Monmouth and Ft. Dix. Discharged to Reserves in 1941. Recalled post-Pearl Harbor. Went ashore at Omaha..

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Albert H. Marshall

My father, a combat Infantryman, served in the 3rd Infantry Division in Europe in World War I. He was awarded three campaign stars - the Marne, St. Maphael and..

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Vernon "Sam" Samuel Speicher

In honor of our father who passed away 11/12/2011. Sam was a Charter Member and Post Commander of American Legion Post 484 in Millersburg, Ind. He proudly started..

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