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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Gomez, C.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2018 — Navy Seaman 2nd Class Charles C. Gomez, Jr., killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 19, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Gomez was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple...

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Marine Accounted For From World War II (Salerno, M.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2018 — Marine Corps Pfc. Michael L. Salerno, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 27, 2018. In November 1943, Salerno was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 2nd 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...

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USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Austin, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 — Navy Chief Warrant Officer John A. Austin, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 4, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Austin was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo...

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October 15, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Workman, C.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 — Navy Fireman 1st Class Creighton H. Workman, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on July 25, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Workman was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo...

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October 9, 2018 No Comments

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Natvik, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Air Forces Pfc. Joseph I. Natvik, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 24, 2018. On July 17, 1945, Natvick, a member of the 1330 Army Air Force Base Unit, Air Transport Command, was the engineer on board a C-109 aircraft, en route from Jorhat, India, to Hsinching, China, over “The Hump,” when the aircraft crashed...

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October 9, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Boyce, J.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2018 — Army Sgt. 1st Class James L. Boyce, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Sept. 26, 2018. In July 1950, Boyce was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaged in combat operations against the North Korean People’s Army south of Chonui, South Korea. Boyce could not be accounted-for and was declared...

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October 2, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Poindexter, H.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2018 — Navy Seaman 1st Class Herbert J. Poindexter, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 13, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Poindexter was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo...

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October 2, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Dickson, M.)

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2018 — Army Pfc. Marvin E. Dickson, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Sept. 27, 2018. In November, 1944, Dickson was a member of Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. He was tasked with facilitating communication among various battle elements by laying telephone wire between headquarters and outposts in the Hürtgen Forest in Germany. Dickson...

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