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Swokla, Walter (Part Two of Three)

Born: 11/12/1923 Died: 05/16/2013 Branch: Coast Guard Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Able Bodied Seaman Battles: Unit/Ship: S.S. John Harvard Served In: Atlantic, Pacific, Mediterranean…

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Leva, Francis M.

Born: 05/02/1925 Died: Branch: Navy Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Petty Officer 3/C Battles: Unit/Ship: USS Roncador (SS-301) Served In: Pacific Theater of Operations Citation: Leva,…

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Kozlak, John A.

Born: 10/10/1916 Died: 12/13/2013 Branch: Army Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: 1st Lieutenant Battles: Unit/Ship: 508th AAA Gun Battalion Served In: Ft. Eustis, VA: Panama; New Guinea;…

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Leffingwell, John P.

Born: 06/24/1925 Died: 02/16/2018 Branch: Navy Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Motor Machinist Battles: D-Day Unit/Ship: Served In: Atlantic and Pacific theaters Citation: Leffingwell, John…

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Gray, Edward W.

Born: 02/07/1922 Died: 08/23/2012 Branch: Army Air Corps Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Staff Sergeant Battles: Unit/Ship: Served In: South Pacific; New Guinea, Solomon Islands; Western…

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Cyrulik, John

Born: 12/10/1918 Died: Branch: Army Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: T-5 (Tec 5) Battles: Northern Solomons, Luzon Unit/Ship: 37th Division, C Battery, 135 F.A. Battalion Served In: Pacific…

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Coady, Joseph F.

Born: 04/10/1922 Died: 04/19/2017 Branch: Army Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: 2nd LT/O-1 Battles: Unit/Ship: 396 Bomber Squadron Served In: Pacific Theater Citation: Coady, Joseph F.,…

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Buczacki, Stanley J.

Born: 10/18/1918 Died: Branch: Army Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Captain (o-3) Battles: Peleliu; Guam; Okinawa Unit/Ship: 1884th Engineer Aviation Battalion Served In: Camp Lee, VA: Fort…

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Cunningham, Francis O.

Born: 03/22/1918 Died: 07/21/2010 Branch: Marines Commendation: War Served: WWII Rank: Major Battles: Bougainville Unit/Ship: 3rd Marine Amphibious Corps; 4th Raider Battalion Served In: Quantico,…

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Weber, Arthur H

Born: 10/15/1924 Died: Branch: Navy Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Aviation Radioman 2nd Class Battles: Unit/Ship: Served In: Pacific Theater; Sampson, NY; Memphis, TN; Maui, HI; Seattle, WA; …

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Turro, Joseph F.

Born: 09/01/1922 Died: 03/27/2013 Branch: Army Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Corporal Battles: Battle of Iwo Jima Unit/Ship: Served In: San Luis Obispo, CA; Pacific Theater of Operations …

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Tozzo, Donald G

Born: 08/23/1925 Died: Branch: Navy Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Third Class Aviation Battles: Battle of Okinawa Unit/Ship: U.S.S Wasp Served In: The Pacific Citation: Tozzo, Donald G.,…

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Peters, Clifford G

Born: 09/21/1925 Died:Branch: Army, Navy Commendation: War Served: Korean, WW II Rank: 1st Lt. Battles: Unit/Ship: USS Bunker Hill; 2nd Armored Division Served In: Pacific; Germany Citation: Peters,…

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Lareau, Emile Joseph

Born: 06/09/1925 Died: 12/18/2017 Branch: Navy Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: Pharmacist’s Mate 3rd Class Battles: Battle of Leyte Gulf; Iwo Jima; Unit/Ship: 3rd Naval Construction…

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Lubas, John

Born: 01/08/1921 Died: 05/06/2017 Branch: Army Air Corps Commendation: War Served: WW II Rank: T/5 Sergeant Battles: Unit/Ship: 13th Air Force Served In: Fort Devens, MA; Miami Beach, FL; Greenville,…

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Long, Thomas Edward

Born: 04/25/1926 Died: Branch: Marines Commendation: War Served: Korean, WW II Rank: SGT/E-5 Battles: Unit/Ship: Served In: Throughout the Pacific Theater; U.S.A; Island of Tinian; Citation: Long,…

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