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    THURSDAY AUGUST
THE WATNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
PAGE EIGHT (First Section)
Step-By-Step
i
1941
Dec. 7 Japanese attack Pearl j
Harbor. On the same day (Dec. 8, ;
East Longitude time) they hit
Wake. Guam, Philippines, Malaya
and Hong Kong and invaded Thai
land. Dee. 8 1'. S. and Great Britain
declare war on Japan. Japanses at
tack Midway, take Thailand, move
into Malaya. j
Dec !l -Japanese occupy north
ern Gilbert islands.
Dec 1(1 -Enemy lands in Philip
pines, sinks British battleship
Prince of Wales and battle cruiser
Repulse off Malaya
Dec. 12- -Guam occupied
Dec. 22- Enemy makes addition
al landings in Philippines First
American troops arrive in Aus
tralia Dec 21 -Wake falls
Dec. 2.r) -Ilong Kong 'fortress''
falls to Japanese.
Dec. 27- Manila bombed despite
declaration as open city.
Jan
Japanses nerii
Mauil
and C'avilr
Jan ll
Jan If)
Burma
Jan 2il
naval base
Celebes invaded.
Japanese advance
into
Enemy lands on New
Britain
Jan 23-24- I ' S destroyers at
tack Japanses forces in Makassar
Strait
Jan. 2!l Yanks land on Fiji is
lands Feb. I U. S. carriers and cruis
ers attack enemy bases in Marshall
and Gilbert islands
Feb. If) -Singapore surrenders
I'cb. 24 U S task force bom
bards Wake.
Feb 27-Mar I Allies lose thir
teen vessels in Battle of the .lava
Sea.
Mar. 4 I' S Navy raids Marcte
island
Mar. IS- Japanese take Batavia.
Mar Id Rangoon. Burma's cap
ital falls; Japanese conquer Java
U. S. Carriers attack enemy bases
at Salamaua and Lac. New Guinea.
Mar, 12 - Yanks land in New
Guinea.
Mar. 12- Yanks land in New Cal
edonia Mar. 1.1 Japanese invade Solo
mon islands.
Mar. 17 Gen. Douglas MacAi
thur arrives in Australia, leaving
Philippine command to I.I. Gen.
Jonathan Wainwright.
Mar. 31 Enemy opens all-out
assault on Uataan
Apr. .9 Fighting ends on Balaan
peninsula.
Apr. 18 Dooliltle's "Shangri
La" bombers raid Tokyo, Yoko
hama and Nagoya
Apr 28 Japanese claim occupa
tion of all important bases along
northern shores of Dutch New
Guinea.
Apr. 30 Lashio. Burma Road
key, falls to Japanese.
May 4 -U. S carrier vlancs hit
enemy ships in newly occupied
Solomons.
May f British land in Madagas
car to foil Japanese submarine ope
rations. May G--Corregidor falls; organ
ized Philippine campaign ends.
May 4-8 Carrier Lexington lost.
Yorktown disabled, as U. S. sinks
or damages eigJit big Japanese
ships in Battle of the Coral Sea.
May 13 Japanese occupy Bur
ma. June 3 Dutch Harbor. Alaska,
is air-raided. Landings in Aleu
tians (Attn. Agatlu and Kiska' fol
low. June 3 (i I ' S. Navy routs
enemy force in Battle of Midway,
sinking four carriers .two heavy
cruisers, three destroyers and one
transport and damaging eight
ships.
July 4 The "Flying Tigers." vol
unteer U, S. airmen in China, join
V. S. Army Air Forces.
July 22 Japanese land at Buna
and Gona. New Guinea.
Aug. 7 U. S Marines
Guadalcanal and Tulagi
major Alned offensive of
land on
in first
the Pa-
cilic war.
Aug. 8 Enemy resistanci
come at Tulagi.
i
over- j
Aug. 9 -Battle of Savo island
ends with one Australian and three
V. S. heavy cruisers lost after Jap
anese night attack.
Aug. 17-18 U. S. force raids
Makin.
Aug. 23-25 American naval and
air
forces off Solomonr repel
enemy reconnaissance fleet. '
Aug. 2G Japanese land at Milne
Bay. New Guinea
Aug. 30 Adak
S. Forces.
occupied hy V
Sept. 15 U.S.S. Wasp sunk in
Solomons area.
Sept. 25 Japanese turned back
from Port Moresby.
Oct. 7 Japanese evacuate Aga
ttu in Aleutians.
Oct. 11-12 Battle of Cape Es
perance results in enemy loss of
four cruisers and four destroyers
sunk; one U. S. destroyer is sunk
Oct. 26 Battle of Santa Cruz
islands. U. S. carrier Hornet sunk,
but nine enemy ships are damaged
Nov. 13-15 Battle of Guadal
canal gives U. S. decisice naval
Victory as 16 Japanese warships
and four transports are sunk.
Nov. 30-Dec; 1 Battle of Tassa
faronga (Lunga Point).
Dec. 9 Allies occupy Gona in
New Guinea.
Dec. 14 MacArthur's troops oc
cupy Buna village. New Guinea.
Dec, 20 U. S. bombers attack
shore installations at Kiska.
V ' ,1943
Jan. 4 -Allies take Buna Mission,
SCIENTISTS WHO HELPED DEVELOP
Ml" ; . ' IS
TOP SECRET OF THE WAR was revealed by President Harry S. Truman when he announced that an "atomic
bomb" has been used against Japan for the first time, with power equal to 20,000 Ions of TNT . The secret was
Mj well kept that the 65,000 workers engaged in making these bombs were in total ignorance of what they were
Product Shown above are some of the scientists connected with the atomic bomb's development. Pictured in
consultabon with Maj. Gen. L. R. Groves, officer in charge of the U. S. Government's atomic bombs project,
.i , . - ci, r'V,a,.,ir-V r.rr.al Rritnin: Grn Groves: Dr. Richard C. Tolman, Office of Scien
tific ct-f
Dr. II. U
h and Development,
Smyth, chairman of Princeton University's physics department.
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uinea.
.I.in (i First V S daylight
mi Italian!. New Britain, costs
ancsc rune ships
Jan 12 l: S forces occupy
'''P-
Am-
chilka island. Aleutians.
.Ian. 2-1 irganiod .lapancsc re
sistance os ci at Sanananda, New
Guinea
.Ian. 311 Japanese sink I'.S.S.
Chicago
l-'cli !) I S tones en iplctcly
occupy Guadalcanal. Enemy loses
50.11110 men
Feb. 2(1 V S. Navy shells Attu.
Mar. 2-0 Battle ol Sisinarck
Sea, fought by Mae A it Inn's bom
bers, cost Japanese
three cruisers,
seven destroy ers
12 transports and
15.00(1 troops.
Mar. 15 Yanks bomb Kiska six
times in a
Mar 23
py Momli
day.
Allies o
arc river
iinpletely
area in
oecu
New G u i nca.
Mar. 2t
convov ol
Navy drives Japanese
lour cruisers, four de-
st rovers and
two cargo ships from
Aleut ians.
Apr. 1 Chinese (h ive Nipponese
from Yunan province into Burma.
Apr. 30- Kiska bombed for 145th
time in a month.
May 4 1' S announces occupa
tion of Russell islands in February.
May 1 1 - Yanks laud on Attu.
May 20 Japanese open large
scale offensive along Supeb-Honan
border in China.
May 20 I' S captures Attu as
organied resistance ends,
June 1 Chinese route live
eneinv divisions southwest of lch
ang. June 22 Americans move onto
Woodlark. Troinriand islands, off
east tip of New Guinea
June :I0 Yanks and Aussics
land on Itendm ,i and New Georgia
islands in the Solomons and Nas
sau lia . Nca Guinea.
Jul 5-li - I S Heel scores heav
ily in Battle ol Kula Gulf.
.Iul !! But ish and I ndian t l oops
enter Maunydaw. Burma, in raid.
July 12-13 Navy sinks Japanese
cruiser, three di'si i overs in addi
I lonal ail ion in (lull
July Ili A 1 ! i i - occupy Mil ho,
New Guinea.
Aug II Yanks coiupier Muilda.
New Georgia
Aug ii-7 Na- sinks cruiser and
two desli i,crs m Yella Gulf ac
tion Aim 15 I S and Canadian
forces invade Kiska to find Japa-
nose haw
He
d the island
MacArl bur occupies
in Central Solomons.
Japanese (put New
Auk 17
Yella t.avel!
Any 27
Georgia
Aug. 31
island.
Nay attacks Marcus
1 Sepi.
1 1
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announces cap
s land at Nanti-
, lure ol
J Sept
: mea ill
Salamaua.
20 Marim
Ellice group; -!
- Finschhafen falls to Al-
! Oct. 2
I lies alter
I Oct. 5
10-day campaign.
5 I S and Australian
move onto Kolombangara.
27 -Allies land on Treasury
m the Solomons.
1 -Marines invade Bougain-
. force
Oct
island
Nov
1 ville.
Nov. I -2 Japanese
cruiser an!
off Bu gam-
four destroxers sunk
ville.
Nov. 21 Marines and soldiers
land on Makin and Tarawa.
Nov. 23 U. S forces capture
Makin. complete Gilbert conquest.
Dec. 9 Chinese recapture Chan
geth in China's "rice bowl" area.
Dee. 15 Yanks invade Arawe,
New Britain.
Dec. 26 Marines land at Cape
Blouchester, New Britain, opposite
ArawA
Dec. 30 Airstrips at Cape Giou
chester captured.
1944
Jan 2 Allies land at Sairlor,
New (Guinea.
Jan. 22-29 Japanese lose 149
aircraft in Allied strikes over Ra
baul. Feb. 1 U. S, invades Kwajalein
atoll in Marshall islands after
heavy sea and air bombardment.
i Feb. 5 U. S. cruisers and de-
; stroyers bombard Paramushiro in
i Kuriles.
I Feb. 6 British take Maungdaw,
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Burma,
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ends!
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on Kwajalein
Feb. 10 Yanks and Aussics
1 1 mo ii pininsiila campaign wilh
win
14.-
1)00 enemy casualt les
Feb. 15 Allies move into Green
islands.
Feb 1H-I0 I' S task lorces
hammer Truk
Feb. 20 - Anici leans invade F.iu
wetok. Feb. 21-22 Carrier lask force
strikes Marianas
Feb. 21) Yanks jump up New
Britain's coast to Talasea.
Mar. 10-14 Americans capture
Wotho, Ujae and Lac atolls in Mar
snails. Mai
Linga
14 - U. S. troops
land at
New Britain.
15 - Americans land
Mar.
M anus
on
d-
largest island of t In
miralties.
Mar. 16 Liberators make first
land-base attack on Truk. Japanese
open Manipur campaign on India's
border.
Mar. 18 Americans and British
landed from planes behind enemy
lines in Burma open first engage
ment with the enemy.
Mar. 20 Marines land on Emi
rau in the St. Matthias group I'. S.
and Chinese troops smash foe in
Ilukawng Valley of northern Bui
ma Mar. 23 India invaded by Jap
anese via Burma.
Mar. 23-28 Yanks secure Ailmg
lapalap. Namii, Ebon, Namorik
atolls and Kili island in Ihe Alar
sballs. Mar. 30 Apr. 1 American Heel
hits Palaus and western Carolines.
Apr. 13 - Aussics capture Pogad
jim. threaten Madang. New Guinea.
Apr. 1!) Siapnu and Tinian hit
hy Army and Navy heavy bombers
for the first time.
Apr. 10 Japanese open new
drive in llonan province. China.
Allies bomb Itahaul for Kith con
secutive day
Apr. 22 MacArthur's lorces
land at llollaiulia and Ailapc
Apr. 24 Yanks occupy Pjclang
atoll to complete Marshall opera
tion. Apr 25- Australian and C S
troops win Madang on northeast
New Guinea.
Apr. 23 Conquest of llollaiulia
completed
May 12
S. fighter
Rocket guns used by U.
and bombers m raid on
Rabaul. ,
May 17 - Chinese and V. S
troops capture airfield at Myitk-;
yina, Burma j
May 20 -MacArthur wins YVakdc
islands. 115 miles west of Hollan-1
dia after landings on May 17. i
May 27 Allies land on Biak. '
May 31 Army homlicrs hammer
Truk and Ponape for 11th day in j
the month.
June 11-14 Carrier task force
smashes Saipan. Tinian. Guam.
Pagan and Rota in Marianas.
June 15 Americans land on Sai
pan as first carrier task force '
strikes are made at Bonin and
Volcano Islands.
June 16 B-29 Superfortresses!
bomb Yawata. Japan, from China ;
in hrst land-Dased raid on Japa
nese home islands. j
June 18 Chinese lose Chang-'
sha. i
June 19 Japanese lose 402 j
planes and Americans lose 17 off i
Saipan in aircraft battle.
June 20
American carrier j
planes drive off enemy fleet near
Saipan in First Battle of the Phil
ippine Sea. sinking or damaging
18 warships.
June 24 Carrier aircraft strike
Iwo Jima.
July 2 Yanks land on Noem
foor Island.
July 4 Carrier force hits Bo
nins,' Volcanoes.
July 7 Japanese counterattack
on Saipan, but are thrown back
with heavv losses to both sides.
July 9 Organized resistance
ends on Saipan. Superfortresses
hit Japan.
July 20 Premier Hideki Tojo
and his cabinet resign.
July 21 After bombardment by
air and sea units which began
June 19. Yanks invade Guam.
July 23 New Japanese cabinet
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(iiitcniatioani sounapnow)
formed under G
Kuniaki Koiso
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ian.
21 Marines land on Tin-
Inly
3(, Allies move onto San-
sapor.
Aug. 1 Organied resistance
ends on Tinian.
Aug 3 Myitkyina. important
base in norlh Burma, falls to Chi
nese and American troops after
three-month siege.
Aug. !) Japanese win llcngyang.
China.
Aug. 10 - Yanks win Guam but
mopping-up cont inucs.
Aug. 15 - Japanese driven com
pletely out of India by British
and Indian troops.
Aug. 24 - Heavy bombers make
biggest raid on llahnahera in
campaign to neutralize the island.
Sept. 4-5 Liberators hit Mar
cus Island for first time.
Sept. 0-14 - Navy task force
planes bombard Paleaus.
Sept. 15--Yanks invade Peleliu
in the Palaus and MacArthur's
troops land on Morotai in the
llalmaheras.
Sept. 30 - Enemy resistance ends
on vngaur, Palaus, after
Allied j
landing Sept. 17.
Sept. 21-22 -Carrier-based
air
craft smash Luzon, sinking 40 ships, compt.e liberation of Davao, Min
and destroying 357 aircraft. (anao.
Sept. 28 - Marines land on Ngcse-
bus and Kongauru in
Palaus
against light opposition.
Oct 8 Japanese land on coast
of Fulkien province in China.
Oct. I) - U. S. fleet shells Marcus
Island. Americans make easy land
ing on Karakayo Islands in Palaus.
Oct. 10 Carrier planes open at
tack on Ryukyu Archipelago, sink
or damage 127 ships.
Del. 12-15 Carrier Task Force
strikes at Formosa destroying 416
Japanese planes and 32 ships,
Oct. 13-Organized resistance
ends on Peleliu.
Oct. 20 MacArthur "comes
hack" as his forces storm ashore
Philippines at Levte.
Oct. 23 Yanks take Tacloban,
Levie s capital.
Oct. 23-20--V. S Third and
Seventh Fleets and submarines
sink 24 Japanese ships including
two battleships, four carriers and
12 cruisers in second Battle of the
Philippine sea. America loses six
ships. Navy calls engagement "one
of the decisive victories of the
war."
Oct. 2( Yanks move to Sainar
from Leyte.
Oct. 27 Allies land on Schelde
islands.
Nov. 11-12 -- Navy bombards
Iwo Jima in Volcano islands.
Nov. 16 Yanks win Mapia
islan 's north of New Guinea.
Nov. 23 Yanks take Limon on
Leyte.
Nov. 24 Superfortresses bomb
Tokyo for first lime from Saipan
base.
Dec. 7 MacArthur's forces land
at Ormoc Bay. Leyte. j
Dec. 8 Army heavy bombers j
and fleet warships blast Iwo Jima.
Dec. 9 Yanks on Leyte take ,
Ormoc.
Dec. 15 - U. S. forces invade
Mindoro in the Philippines. Bha
mo falls to Chinese.
Dec. 21 MacArthur announces
end of organized resistance on
Leyte.
1945
Jan. 3-4 Carrier planes strike
at Formosa and Okinawa.
Jan. 5 Marinduque island falls
to Yanks. British and Indian am
phibious troops land on Akyab
island, Burma.
Jan. 9 Yanks land in Lingayen
Gulf area of Luzon.
Jan. 10. U. S. Army announces
completion of Ledo Road to Myit
kyina. Jan. 12 Third Fleet aircraft
blast Japanese installations in In-do-China.
Jan. 21 Yanks take Tarlac, 58
miles from Manila.
- Jan. 23
Ledo-Burma Road
opened.
Jan. 29 U. S. landing made at
Subic Bay area of Luzon.
Jan. 31 Japanese complete seiz
ure of Hankow-Canton railway.
Feb. 5 Yank troops enter Ma
nila. Feb. 7
Namqung and Kamhsien,
former AAF bases, lost by Chi
nese. Feb. 16 Americans take Bataan
after landing in Mariveles Har
bor. Feb. 16 U. S. paratroopers land
on Corregidor.
Feb. 16-17 Pacific Fleet car
rier planes attack Tokyo in waves
while warships bombard Iwo Jima.
Feb. 19 Marines tand on Iwo
Jima against fanatical opposition.
Fleet pounds Kurile islands.
Feb. 22 Third Marine division
reinforces Fourth and Fifth on
Iwo.
Feb. 23 Marines reach .summit
of Mount Suribaehi at southern
tip of Iwo Jima.
Feb. 25 Virtually all Japanese
resistance at Manila ends.
Feb. 28 Yanks land on Pala
wan. Mar. 8 Lashio falls; Burma
Road cleared from Lashio to Kun
ming. Mar. !) Indian troops enter
Mandalay.
Mar. 10
Mindanao.
Mar. 17
Mar. 18-
MacArthur lands on
-Iwo .lima captured.
-MacArthur moves on-
to Panay.
Mar. 19-20 Carrier planes
smash 15 Japanese warships and
destroy 475 planes in strike on
Kyushu
Mar. 20 -British capture Man
dalay. Mar 23 Resistance ends on Pa
nay. Mar. 27 - - Japanese advance in
China forces 1 41 h AAF to evacuate
bases at Laoehokow. Americans
occupy Kerama islands.
Apr. 1 After 10-day mobard
ment by Fleet forces, U. S. Tenth
Army invades Okinawa. Yanks
land at Legaspi on Luzon.
Apr 5 -General of Army Doug
las AacArthur and Fleet Admr.
Chester W. Nimitz appointed to
lead Army and Navy drives in
Pacific.
Apr. 5 -Russia denounces neu
trality pact with Japan as Koiso
cabinet falls and is replaced by
one headed by Admr. Kantaro
Suzuki.
Apr. 8 Japanese battleship, two
cruisers and three destroyers sunk
by carrier forces ofT Kyushu.
Apr. 17 Yanks reach Cape He
do, northern tip of Okinawa.
Apr. 18 Yanks land at Mala
bang and Parang in Mindanao. U.
S. landing on Balabae threatens
Borneo.
Apr. 29 Americans take Ba
gnio. Philippine summer capital.
Mav 4 British and Indian
forc.cs complete occupation of Ran
goon.
May 6 MacArthur announces
May 24 and May 26 Superfor
tresses devastate Tokyo with fire
bombs.
May 27 Chinese recapture
Yungning to cut Japan's lifeline
from north China to Indo-China
and Malaya.
May 29 Marines storm into
Churi castle, Japanese strong point
on Okinawa.
June 4 Yanks land on Oruku
peninsula. Okinawa.
June 10 Australians land at
Brunei Bay, Borneo.
June 18 Lt. Gen. Simon Boli
var Buckner, Jr., U. S. Tenth
Army commander, killed on Oki
nawa. June 21 Organized resistance
ends on Okinawa.
June 24--Australian.s complete
recapture of Miri oil fields in West
Borneo.
June 26 Yanks seize Kume is
land just west of Okinawa.
June 28 All Luzon is liberated.
MacArthur announces.
June 30 Chinese retake Liu
chow, Kwangsi Province air base
city.
July 1 Australians land at
Balikpapan. Borneo.
July 5 Entire Philippine islands
liberated. MacArthur says; cam
paign is "virtually closed."
July 10 U. S. Third Heet sends
1,000 carrier bombers against Tok
yo, destroying 152 enemy planes.
July II Balikpapan Bay won.
July 14-15 U. S. Fleet begins
first heavy surface ship bombard
ment of Japan's home islands with
shelling of northern Honshu and
Hokkaido.
July 17 British fleet joins in
.hurling carrier planes against Ja
pan. July 18 U. S. and British ships
bombard Hitachi port and Nojina
Cape. Tokyo Bay.
July 18 U. S. and British flyers
blast hiding Japanese fleet at Yo
kosuka base, Tokyo Bay, sinking
32.700-ton battleship Nagato.
July 20 Chinese grap Yiyang
waterway - control stronghold in
China's "rice bowl."
July 22 First Yanks from Ger
man front reach Philippines.
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President Roosevelt and Marshal
Joseph Stalin as they met . at
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Britain and China demands that
Japan surrender unconditionally or
face "utter destruction."
July 29 Japan will ignore sur
render ultimatum, Premier Suzuki
says.
Aug 3 Japan completely block
aded by B-29s. U. S. Air Forces
say.
Aug. 6 Washington announced
that our air force had dropped its
first atomic bomb on Japan, on the
city of Hiroshima
Aug 8 President Truman an
nounced that Russia had declared
war on Japan. This was followed
by declaration by Moscow, stat
ing that hostilities would begin
August !)'h. or 6 p. in., August 8th.
Our Honored Dea
107
1342
ROBERT HIRAM WELCH. Avia
tion Machinist Mate. 2c, U. S.
Navy, fust reported missing, later
reported killed in action. May,
1942, on patrol duty between Seat
tle and Alaska.
PVT. RICHARD CLEM JEN
KINS, killed in airplane crash in
Africa. August 2, 1942.
PETE JOHNSTON MOORE, Sea
man 2c. drowned in seaplane
crash, October 18, 1912.
1943
PVT. GLENN EDGAR SISK, V.
S. Army, killed in airplane crash
In North Africa. January 19, 1943.
PVT. JACK RATIIBONE, Army
killed in North Atlantic theatre,
February 2, 1943.
JOE BLAINE JAMES, Seaman
1c, reported killed in action.
March. 1943.
SGT. GLENN E. HARDING,
gunner on bomber, killed in ac
tion over Germany, May 21, 1943.
CAPT. DAVID S. STENTZ, AAF.
first reported missing in Sicilian
campaign, later reported killed in
action, May 5, 1943.
GROVER FARMER, U. S. Army,
reported killed in action July,
1943.
HOMER V. CONARD, Army, re
ported killed in action, August 2,
1943.
PVT. MARION LUSK, died on
August 2, 1943. from wounds suf
fered on July 25, 1943, in North
Africa!
JAMES CARL KEYLON, Fire
man 1c, U. S. Navy, killed on Au
gust 22, 1943.
CPL. IIOYT EDWARDS of Sig
nal Corps, killed in Latin Ameri
can area, June 7. 1943.
LT. JAMES SHOOK QUEEN. U.
S. Navy, killed in action in Sicilian
war theatre, September, 1943.
PVT. SAMUEL H. SHERRILL,
Army, killed in Italy, November
10, 1943.
LT. GREY WINCHESTER, kill
ed in action over Germany, No
vember 18. 1943.
SGT. FULLER ROBERSON, kill
ed in plane crash in Utah. Decem
ber 30, 1943. Veteran of World
War I.
1944
PVT. MARION HOWELL. Army,
killed in action in New Britain,
January 16, 1944.
PVT. THOMAS VAN CHAM
BERS, Army, killed in action in
Italy January 23. 1944.
RUFUS HUNTER BLACKWELL.
Aviation Machinist Mate. Naval
Air Corps, killed April 3. 1944.
in Oak Harbor, Wash. Veteran
World War I.
PVT. MAX MUSE, AAF. killed
in accident at Scott Field, April
4, 1944.
SSGT. RALPH MOODY, killed
in action April 4. 1944. in Italy.
LT. JOHN FRANK CURTIS, kill
ed in airplane crash over Italy,
April 6, 1944.
LUTHER BUFF. Seaman 1c.
Navy, somewhere in England, kill
ed in action June 13, 1944.
MARVIN JOE DRAKE, Machin
ist Mate, USNR, killed in action
June. 1944.
PVT. ERNEST MESSER, killed
in action in France June 11, 1944
PVT. JAMES A. CLARK, first
reported wounded, later killed in
action in France. June, 1944.
TSGT. J. A. KNIGHT. U. S.
Army, killed in action in France,
July 23, 1944.
SGT. RALPH HUGHES. Army,
killed in action in France, July
26. 1944.
PVT. ESTON HOLLAND. U. S.
Marines, killed in motor accident
at Cherry Point, October 5. 1944
SGT. HARRY N. PENLAND,
Army, killed in European theatre
June 23, 1944.
PVT. JACK GIBSON. Army,
killed in action in Kaly, July.
1944.
SGT. WILLIAM MEDFORD, JR..
paratrooper, killed in action over
France on July 4, 1944
SGT. CECIL YOUNT. killed in
action on July 11, on Saipan.
TECH. 5TH GRADE CLAUDE
The above list waa compiled by
noon yesterday.
August 10 Japan reported to be
willing to accept Potsdam ulti
matum, provided the Emperor is
not deprived of his prerogatives.
The world then awaited decision
of the Allied Nations.
August 11 Allies reply to Ja
pan's peac offer, say Hirohito will
he kept to enforce surrender terms,
under occupation chief pending
free election.
August 14 Tokyo radio says
Japanese will surrender on Allied
terms.
Centuries ago. a tribesman on
one on the Malay islands discov
ered the principle of the diesel
engine.
Haywood Men
(As Of August 15, 1D45)
W. UNDERWOOD. Army, killed in
action on Saipan, July 11, 1944.
PVT. HOWARD LONG, killed in
action in New Guinea, July 11.
1944.
PVT. CHARLIE W. SUTTON,
killed in action in France on July
18. 1944.
PFC. LEE JACKSON McABEE.
Army, killed in action in France,
July 20, 1944.
,1 ULE WELCH TATE. Seaman.
2c, II. S. Navy, drowned off coast
of ftalv. July 23, 1944.
TSGT. GOMER II. SCOTT,
first reported wounded, later kill
ed in action in France, July 25,
1944.
SSGT. JACK MESSER, U. S
Army, kyied in action' in France,
July 25, 1944.
SSGT. KENNETH MOORE
killed in action in France, July
27, 1944.
TECH 5TII OSCAR HOWELL,
killed in action in France, July
30, 1944.
TSGT. WILLIE L. MESSER,
Army, reported first missing, then
killed in France, August 12, 1944.
PFC. JOHN WILLIS SINpLE
TON, Army, killed in action on
August 22, 1944, in France.
LT. GARLAND A. HALL, killed
in action over Balkans, on August
24, 1944.
PFC. HILLIARD MtCAHA.
Army, killed in action in Belgium,
September 5, 1944. First reported
missing.
SGT. RICHLYN H . HOLT. Army,
killed in action in France, Sep
tember 6, 1944.
SGT. HENRY OTTIE HEWETT,
gunner on flying fortress, killed in
action in France, September 8,
1944.
PVT. JAMES CLARK, killed in
action on September 10, 1944, in
France.
PFC. McKINLEY F. PARTON,
first reported missing in action,
later reported killed in France,
September 12. 1944.
PVT. JOSEPH UNDERWOOD,
Army, killed in action in Germany,
on September 13, 1944.
PFC. ARCHIE HAWKINS, kill
ed in action on September 26.
place not given.
PFC. CLARENCE L. (LAFFEY)
SCRUGGS. V. S. Marines, killed
in action in South Pacific. Septem
ber. 1944.
SGT. CARL F. WARREN. Army,
drowned off the coast of New
Guinea, October 20, 1944.
PVT. WINSTON D. PACE. Army,
died in France, October 23, 1944,
from wounds suffered in Germany
on October 10. 1944.
PFC. JIMMY KIRKPATRICK,
Army, killed in action on Leyte,
October 21, 1944.
PFC. BASSIE WILSON. Army,
killed in action in France on Oc
tober 28. 1944.
PVT. CARL BONHAM. Army,
killed in action in Italy. October
28, 1944.
CPL. MELVIN BEST, killed in
action with army invasion of
Leyte, November 12, 1944.
SGT. WILLIAM EARL LEATH
ERWOOD, AAF, killed in action
in England, November 21, 1944.
FIRST LT. THAD O. CHAFIN,
JR., Infantry, killed in action in
Germany. November 22, 1944.
PVT. HAYWOOD N. SMITH,
Army, killed in action in Italy.
November 25. 1944.
PFC. WILLARD SEGLE, killed
in action on Leyte, December 13.
1944.
CPL. PAUL LANKFORD, killed
in action in Belgium on December
16, 1944.
CAPT. GEORGE PLOTT. Infan
try, killed in European theatre,
December 16, 1944.
PVT. R. C. FLEMING, killed in
action on Philippines, December
18, 1944.
1945
SSGT. GILBERT
BAILIE, killed in action
HUNT
in Bel-
gium. January 7, 1945.
PVT. CARL HANNAH. Army,
killed in action in Belgium, Janu
ary 9. 1945.
LT. WALTER PIERCE CHAM
BERS, killed in action, January
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