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Rudolf von Ribbentrop Passed Away at the Age of 98

Rudolf von Ribbentrop, son of Hitler’s foreign minister Joachim von Ribbentrop, has passed away at the age of 98 on May 20, 2019 in Ratingen, Germany. Rudolf von Ribbentrop was highly decorated during World War 2 with the Knight’s Cross (“Ritterkreuz”), Germany’s highest military valor award, and the German Cross in Gold (“Deutsches Kreuz in …

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Robert D. Maxwell

Oldest MoH Recipient, WWII Veteran Robert D. Maxwell, Passed Away

We’ve received the news that the oldest Medal of Honor Recipient, World War II veteran Robert D. Maxwell, has passed away on May 11, 2019 in Oregon. The death was confirmed on Monday by U.S. Rep. Greg Walden. Robert D. Maxwell earned the Medal of Honor, the US highest military decoration for valor, on September …

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Actor Bruno Ganz who portrayed Hitler in ‘Der Untergang’ Passed Away

The Swiss actor Bruno Ganz has passed away at the age of 77 from cancer. This was announced today by his management. Ganz was best known for his excellent portrayal of Adolf Hitler in “Der Untergang” also known as “Downfall” (2004) and as Damiel in “Der Himmel über Berlin” (1987). Bruno Ganz was born on …

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Pfc. John H. Walker Missing in 1944 at Hürtgen Forest has been located

The DPAA has announced today that Army Pfc. John H. Walker, missing since November 1944 at Hürtgen Forest (“Hürtgenwald”) during World War II, has now been accounted for after being positively identified with DNA. He was interred as an Unknown in Neuville American Cemetery, Pfc. John H. Walker enlisted at Camp Dodge, Iowa in March 1944 …

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R. Lee Ermey former Marine and Full Metal Jacket actor passed away

R. Lee Ermey, best known for his Golden Globe-nominated portrayal of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in “Full Metal Jacket,” has died from complications of pneumonia. R. Lee Ermey passed away at the age of 74. His manager, Bill Rogin, announced today: It is with deep sadness that I regret to inform you all that R. Lee …

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9 Australian soldiers who were KIA during Battle of Fromelles in WWI are Identified

Nine Australian Soldiers who were Killed in Action in the Battle of Fromelles in France, 1916, during World War I have been identified. They were originally buried in several unmarked mass graves near Pheasant Wood in France, along with a further 250 Australian soldiers. They were buried as unknown in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery …

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Stewart and Kipina

Two Soldiers Missing Since Vietnam War Finally Accounted For!

The DPAA has announced to today that two soldiers from the Vietnam War have finally been accounted for. Air Force Col. Peter J. Stewart and Army Staff Sgt. Marshall F. Kipina, both missing since the Vietnam War in 1966, will soon be returning home. On March 15, 1966, Col. Peter J. Stewart, a member of Headquarters, 8th …

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Soldier Missing since the Korean War Finally Identified

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. The remains of Army Cpl. Ronald M. Sparks, 19, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, were identified. He will be buried …

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