28 Aug 2018

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Murphy, R.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 —Marine Corps Reserve Staff Sgt. Richard J. Murphy, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 25. On June 15, 1944, Murphy was a member of 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, which landed at Red Beach, Saipan, when American forces participated in the battle for the island of Saipan, part of a larger operation to secure the Mariana...

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28 Aug 2018

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Schade, L.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 —Marine Corps Capt. Lester A. Schade, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 26. In April 1942, Schade, a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, when he was captured by enemy forces and held as a prisoner of war in the Philippine Islands. On Dec. 14, 1944, more than 1,600 Allied prisoners were loaded aboard...

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28 Aug 2018

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Carlsen, H.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 —Marine Corps Reserve Tech Sgt. Harry A. Carlsen, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 4, 2018. In November 1943, Carlsen was assigned to Company A, 2nd Amphibian Tractor Battalion, 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...

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28 Aug 2018

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

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 —Navy Fire Controlman Edward J. Shelden, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on July 26, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Shelden 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...

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28 Aug 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Jordan, W.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 —Navy Seaman 1st Class Wesley V. Jordan, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on July 8, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Jordan 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...

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28 Aug 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (McKissack, H.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 —Navy Seaman 1st Class Hale McKissack, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on July 26, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, McKissack 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...

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28 Aug 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Dorr, C.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2018 —Navy Fireman 2nd Class Carl D. Dorr, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on July 25, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Dorr 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...

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27 Aug 2018

Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Blancheri, W.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2018 —Navy Reserve Pharmacist's Mate 3rd Class William H. Blancheri, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 14, 2018. In November 1943, Blancheri was a member of Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 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...

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27 Aug 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Miles, A.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2018 —Navy Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Archie T. Miles, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on July 26, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Miles 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,...

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27 Aug 2018

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (McKeeman, B.)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2018 —Navy Fireman 1st Class Bert E. McKeeman, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Aug. 13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, McKeeman 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...

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