09 Feb 2018

Soldier Captured During the Korean War Accounted For (Baker, David)

Army Pfc. David Baker, captured during the Korean War, has now been accounted for. In late November 1950, Baker was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, positioned in the vicinity of Yongbyong, North Korea. Baker’s battalion moved north and lost contact with two other regiments. On Nov. 25, 1950, 3rd BN met with enemy resistance and was attacked...

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09 Feb 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Armstrong, K.)

Navy Molder 1st Class Kenneth B. Armstrong, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Armstrong was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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02 Feb 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Wicker, E.)

Navy Seaman 1st Class Eugene W. Wicker, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Wicker was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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01 Feb 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Geller, L.)

Navy Fireman 1st Class Leonard R. Geller, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 7, 1941, Geller was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The...

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01 Feb 2018

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Krieger, J.)

Marine Corps Pfc. Jack H. Krieger, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. In November 1943, Krieger was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 18th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force which landed against stiff Japanese resistance on the small island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands, in an attempt to secure the island. Over several...

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01 Feb 2018

Tulsamerican Airman Killed During World War II Accounted For (Ford, E.)

Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Eugene P. Ford, killed during World War II, has now been accounted for. On Dec. 17, 1944, Ford was the a member of the 765th Bombardment Squadron, 461st Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force, as the pilot of a B-24J aircraft known as The Tulsamerican. Accompanied by a crew of nine service members, the Tulsamerican was the lead aircraft in a...

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