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Georgia World War 2 NMCG Casualty List

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Inclusion of names in this State group has been determined solely by the residence of next of kin at the time of notification of the last wartime casualty status. This listing does not necessarily represent the State of birth, legal residence, or official State credit according to service enlistment. Casualties listed represent only those on active duty in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, resulting directly from enemy action or from operational activities against the enemy in war zones from December 7, 1941, to the end of the war. Casualties in the United States area or as a result of disease, homicide or suicide in any location is not included. This is a state summary taken from casualty lists released by the Navy Department, corrected as to the most recent casualty status and recorded residence of next of kin. Personnel listed as MISSING are under continuous investigation by the Navy Department, and therefore will be officially presumed or determined dead. Some will be found alive. The last official notice to next of kin will take precedence over this list. Compiled, February 1946 State Summary of War Casualties Dead: Combat 1040 Prison Camp 13 Missing 26 Wounded 1824 Released Prisoners 41 Total 2944   Table of Contents Georgia WW2 NMCG Casualty List – A Surnames...

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Indians in World War 2

Native Americans played the same rolls as many other Americans who entered into World War 2. They enlisted, fought in battles, suffered wounds, many were killed, some were captured, some received medals. Many of the women and men who didn’t go off to war, still participated at home, joining service groups and volunteering their time. This manuscript provides stories of these brave men and women Native Americans who fought for freedom during World War 2, casualty lists of injured, POW’s and KIA’s, as well as taking a brief look at the most important Navajo Code Talkers roll in WW2.

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Indian Service Employees in World War 2

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Twenty-one employees of the Indian Service gave their lives for the cause of freedom and justice, some of them in action against the enemy, some in training, some by accident, and some by illness. There will be more names to add to the list when the reckoning is completed. Captain Homer Claymore, pilot of a B-17 bomber in the 8th Air Force, has been missing for many months and must be presumed lost. He was employed as a baker at Pine Ridge before he entered the...

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A Family of Braves

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Six grandsons of the Reverend Ben Brave, retired Sioux minister, have shown their patriotism by donning uniforms. Four went into the Army, one into the Navy, and one into the Coast Guard. Staff Sgt. Francis E. Brave received the Silver Star for gallantry in action, evacuating 30 German prisoners to the rear under enemy fire on Anzio beachhead. “During the two hours required for the trip, “to quote the citation,” Sergeant Brave had to wade through waist-deep water and frequently had to take cover from enemy...

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Indian Prisoners of War Released

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Many Indians reported as prisoners of war have now been released and have come home again. Lt. Frank Paisano, Jr., a prisoner of the Germans, has returned to Laguna Pueblo. During his absence he was awarded the Air Medal, which his wife accepted in his name. Omar Schoenborn, Chippewa, once reported dead, was one of 83 men who escaped death when the prison ship carrying them to Japan was sunk off Leyte. He managed to swim ashore and to hide from the Japanese until the arrival...

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Indian Women Work for War Victory

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Indian women, anxious to help out during the war-created manpower shortage, have made an astonishingly large contribution to their country’s needs. Thousands of them have left their homes to work in factories, on ranches and farms, and even as section hands to replace men who were vitally needed elsewhere. They have joined the nurses’ corps, the military auxiliaries, the Red Cross, and the American Women’s Voluntary Service. Not content with this, they have given their services in many other and more unusual ways. More than 500...

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To the Indian Veteran

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The Congress and the state legislatures have passed many low providing various benefits for all veterans except those who have been dishonorably discharged from the armed services. Many of you know what these benefits one; but when you come home you will find at the agency someone who can tell you just how to apply for the benefits which you want, and what you must do to qualify. There is no distinction made between Indians and any other veterans. Every organization serving the veteran will serve...

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Indians Work for the Navy

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now By Lt. Frederick W. Sleight, USNR The story of the American Indian and his efforts in this second great world struggle is not limited to the exploits of soldiers. Men and women too old or too young for service with the armed forces have volunteered for work in the war industries as well as in food production. This report on one of the U.S. Navy’s greatest land-based activities illustrates the intense desire of the Indian people to serve where they are directly connected with the work...

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Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming Indians Wounded in Action

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Utah Sammy Arrats, Ute, Tarawa Richard Burson, Ute, Iwo Jima Alfred Parriette, Ute, Pacific Harvey Natchees, Ute, Belgium Henry Drye, Paiute, Italy Washington James Wilson, Swinomish, New Guinea Harold Jackson, Clallam James R. Alexander, Lummi, France Howard A. George, Lummi, Germany Benjamin W. Hillaire, Lummi, Germany Anthony Jefferson, Lummi, France Bert H. Jefferson, Lummi, Philippines Forrest L. Kinley, Lummi, Philippines Charles Owens, Europe Bernard Bumgarner, Quinaielt, Europe William Hicks, Quinaielt, Europe Emanuel S. Alfred, Suquamish, Pacific Aloysius Belmont, Suquamish, Europe Leonard Lawrence, Suquamish, Anzio Charles Lawrence, Suquamish, France Steven E. Williams, Tulalip, Philippines Roy Smith, Makah, Europe Frank H. Smith, Makah, Europe Antonio Rogers, Chehalis, Germany Wisconsin Ervin Doxtator, Oneida Dean King, Oneida, Belgium Joseph H. Metoxen, Oneida, France Eastman Skenandore, Oneida, Leyte Ernest Skenandore, Oneida, Belgium Aaron L. Smith, Oneida, Belgium Casterson Swamp, Oneida Warren Swamp, Oneida, Italy Abraham Webster, Oneida Raymond D. Deer, Winnebago Daniel Snowball, Winnebago Andrew Thundercloud, Winnebago, Pacific Murray Whiterabbit, Winnebago Norman Winneshiek, Winnebago Charles Beouprey, Menominee, Europe Frank Dodge, Menominee, Europe Joseph Duquain, Menominee, Europe Gust Kinney, Menominee, Europe Mose Neosh, Menominee, Europe Mose Neosh, Menominee, Europe Lloyd...

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Oregon and South Dakota Indians Wounded in Action

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Oregon John Sampson, Cayuse-Umatilla, France Edson Chiloquin, Klamath-Modoc Roland Jackson, Klamath-Paiute LeRoy A. Moore, Klamath-Madoc Marvin J. Walker, Klamath John Jackson, Jr., Klamath South Dakota Theodore Taylor, Sioux (Flandreau), New Guinea Ralph Gullickson, Sioux (Flandreau) Aochen Warren Gullickson, Sioux (Flandreau), Leyte Woodrow Keeble, Sioux (Sisseton), North Africa Francis Adams, Sioux (Sisseton), Italy Joseph Gray,...

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Oklahoma Indians Wounded in Action

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Rudoph Allen, Tonkawa, Europe Oland Kemble, Pnoca, France Levi Horsechief, Pawnee, Europe Marcellus Choteau, Kaw, Philippines Gale New Moon, Ponca, Europe Lawrence Good Fox Jr., Pawnee, Europe James Armstrong, Jr., Caddo-Cheyenne, Pacific Francis Bates, Arapaho, Europe Harold S. Beard, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Aleutians Rubin Bent, Quapaw-Cheyenne, Europe Oliver Black, Cheyenne, Europe Richard Boynton, Jr., Cheyenne-Arapaho, Europe...

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New York and North Dakota Indians Wounded in Action

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. New York Arthur Lazore, Mohawk, France Leonard Beaubien, Mohawk, France Friacis Billings, Mohawk, France Stanley Connors, Mohawk, Palaus Louis Martin, Mohawk, Europe Wilford Smith, Tonawanda-Seneca Orlando Scorgg,  Tonawanda-Seneca, France Warren Spring, Tonawanda-Seneca Eugene Reuben, Tonawanda-Seneca Cortland Luna, Tonawanda-Seneca Marvin Crouse, Onondaga Randall Poodry, Tonawanda-Seneca, Tunis Edward Black, Onondaga, France Vincent Printup, Tuscarora Harrison Henry,...

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New Mexico Indians Wounded in Action

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Hiram R. Brown, Acoma Pueblo Francis J. Johnson, Acoma Pueblo Manuel R. Cata, San Juan Pueblo Regorio Calabaza, Santo Domingo Pueblo Dempsey Chapito, Zuni Aresenio Sanchez Cyrus Mahkee, Zuni, Guam Jose B. Valdez, Isleta Pueblo Jose P. Lucero, Jemez Pueblo James Mitchell, Navajo, France Richard H. Marmon, Laguna Pueblo, Germany Ted Shashewannie, Zuni James...

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Montana, Nebraska and Nevada Indians Wounded in Action

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Montana Max Small, Cheyenne Edward Sam Bixby, Cheyenne Dale Spang, Cheyenne Jasper Tallwhiteman, Cheyenne Ben Bearchum, Cheyenne Robert Bigback, Cheyenne Russell Fisher, Cheyenne Elmore Limberhand, Cheyenne Arthur Youngbear, Cheyenne George Nequette, Blackfeet, Europe John McKay, Blackfeet, Italy Frank Baker, Blackfeet, Italy John A. Gobert, Blackfeet, Leyte Clarence Cadotte, Blackfeet, Europe Harry Schildt, Blackfeet, Pacific...

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Michigan, Minnesota, and Mississippi Indians Wounded in Action

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The following Indians Wounded in Action, are listed by Name, Tribe and Location of death. The name under the photograph is the person shown.  No additional information was provided in the book. Michigan Irving J. Theodore, Saginaw, Pacific Thurlow McClellan, Ottawa-Chippewa, Palaus Minnesota Daniel Bellanger, Chippewa, France John Northrup, Chippewa, France Eugene Johnson, Chippewa, Cassino Jimmie Lussier, Chippewa Harry Fairbanks, Chippewa, France William Jourdain, Chippewa Maurice Kelley, Chippewa, Germany Stanley Nordwall, Chippewa Johnson Ray, Chippewa, Germany Simon Desjarlait, Chippewa, Belgium Delmar Needham, Chippewa George L. Mason,...

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