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Marine Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Gonzales, R.)

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2018 —Marine Corps Pfc. Roger Gonzales, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for April 4, 2018. In late November 1950, Gonzales was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. The U.S. X Corps began earnest operations in the northeast of the Korean Peninsula against enemy units of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPFV), which were thought...

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

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2018 —Navy Fireman 1st Class Walter F. Schleiter, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on May 18, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Schleiter 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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June 28, 2018 No Comments

USS Oklahoma Sailor Killed During World War II Accounted For (Guisinger, D.)

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2018 —Navy Seaman 1st Class Daniel L. Guisinger, Jr., killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on May 22, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Guisinger 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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June 24, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During World War II Accounted For (Park, J.)

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2018 —Army Sgt. James K. Park, killed during World War II, was accounted for on June 20, 2018. In November 1944, Park was a member of Company I, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, engaged in fierce fighting within the Hürtgen Forest in Germany. Park was reported missing in action on Nov. 23, 1944, when he was believed to have been wounded...

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June 15, 2018 No Comments

Soldier Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Meshulam, M.)

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2018 —Army Cpl. Morris Meshulam, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on June 4, 2018. In late November 1950, Meshulam was a member of Battery D, 82nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion (Automatic Weapons,) 2nd Infantry Division. The Division suffered heavy losses to units of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Forces (CPVF) between the towns of Kunu-ri and Sunchon, North Korea. Meshulam was...

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June 11, 2018 No Comments

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

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2018 —Navy Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Charles H. Harris, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on April 26, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Harris 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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June 11, 2018 No Comments

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

une 11, 2018 —Navy Reserve Fireman 1st Class Lewis F. Tindall, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, was accounted for on March 26, 2018. On Dec. 7, 1941, Tindall 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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June 11, 2018 No Comments

Marine Killed During World War II Accounted For (Gilman, P.)

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2018 —Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Paul D. Gilman, killed during World War II, was accounted for on May 17, 2018. In November 1943, Gilman was assigned to Company M, 3rd Battalion, 8th 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...

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June 11, 2018 No Comments

Marine Killed During Korean War Accounted For (Keirn, M.)

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2018 —Marine Corps Sgt. Meredith F. Keirn, killed during the Korean War, was accounted for on May 22, 2018. In late November, 1950, Keirn was a light machinegun section leader for Company F, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He was reported to have been killed Nov. 30, 1950 while defending a hill overlooking the Toktong Pass, a critical main...

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