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Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Scott, B.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2019 — Army Cpl. Benjamin W. Scott, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 20, 2019. In July 1950, Scott was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaging in combat actions against the North Korean forces in the vicinity of Choch’iwon, South Korea. Scott was declared missing in action on July 12,...

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Airman Accounted For From World War II (Stone, W.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2019 — Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Walter B. Stone, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 20, 2019. In October 1943, Stone served as a pilot in the 350th Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group, VIII U.S. Fighter Command. On Oct. 22, 1943, Stone was killed when his P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft crashed in northern France during a bomber escort...

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Airman Accounted For From World War II (Shaffer, C.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2019 — Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Carl M. Shaffer, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Dec. 20, 2018. On Jan. 21, 1944, Shaffer was a member of the 38th Bombardment Squadron, 30th Bombardment Group, stationed at Hawkins Field, Betio Island, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands, when the B-24J bomber aircraft he was aboard crashed into Tarawa lagoon shortly after...

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March 2, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Nemec, S.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2019 — Army Cpl. Stephen P. Nemec, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on July 13, 2018. In late 1950, Nemec was a member of Company A, 1st Battalion 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, engaged in heavy fighting against the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) at Turtle Head’s Bend, near the village of Unsan, North Korea. According to historical...

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February 24, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Hyman, R.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2019 — Army Capt. Rufus J. Hyman, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 20, 2019. In July 1950, Hyman was an infantry officer with Company A, 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division, engaging in combat actions against the North Korean People’s Army in the vicinity of Kwonbin-ni, South Korea. Hyman was declared missing in action on...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

Airman Accounted For From World War II (Sandini, A.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 — Army Air Forces Tech. Sgt. Alfred R. Sandini, killed during World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 12, 2019. In February 1944, Sandini was a member of 22nd Bombardment Squadron, 341st Bombardment Group, serving as a radio gunner aboard a B-25C aircraft. On Feb. 15, 194`, the aircraft he was aboard crashed, allegedly due to enemy anti-aircraft fire, near...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II (Klasing, W.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 — Navy Electrician's Mate 3rd Class William A. Klasing, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on Feb. 4, 2019. On Dec. 7, 1941, Klasing 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...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 — Army Cpl. James C. Rix, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Feb. 8, 2019. In November 1950, Rix was a member of Company E, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was killed in action on Nov. 30, 1950, during heavy fighting between the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) and the 7th Cavalry Regiment in the vicinity...

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February 14, 2019 No Comments

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Schipani,G.)

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2019 — Army Sgt. George R. Schipani, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on Jan. 30, 2019. In late 1950, Schipani was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, when his unit took part in the Battle of Unsan, North Korea. Early in the morning of Nov. 2, 1950, Schipani’s battalion was struck by...

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