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1. Charles Edward Epp Charles Edward Epp Circa 1942 Portrait of Charles Edward Epp, a 2nd Lt. in the U. S. Marine Air Corps. Epp was born on September 20, 1923, in Kansas City, Missouri and enlisted in the Navy V-5 program in June 1942. He was called to...

2. Charles O. Rogers Charles O. Rogers Circa 1942 Portrait of Charles O. Rogers, a Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class in the U. S. Coast Guard. Rogers was born on December 14, 1907, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Rogers. The Rogers family moved...

3. Charles V. Teaney Charles V. Teaney Circa 1943 Portrait of Charles V. Teaney who entered the service on March 26, 1943. Teaney was born on November 1, 1924, in St. Louis, Missouri. He was educated in Kansas City, Missouri and participated in numerous...

4. Clifford D. Williams, Jr. Clifford D. Williams, Jr. Circa 1942 Portrait of Clifford D. Williams, Jr., a Sergeant in the U.S. Army. Williams was born on January 21, 1918, in Kansas City, Missouri and attended East High School. He enlisted on October 14, 1942, and in...

5. Curtis S. Griffin Curtis S. Griffin Circa 1942 Portrait of Curtis S. Griffin, a Captain with the U. S. Army Air Corps. Griffin was born on April 11, 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri. Griffin entered the Army in 1940 and he was married on August 1, 1942...

6. David Buckner Willock, IV David Buckner Willock, IV Circa 1942 Portrait of David Buckner Willock IV, a 1st Lt. in the U. S. Army Air Corps. Wilcock was born in Kansas City, Missouri on May 11, 1923, to David Buckner Willock and Myra A. Willock. He enlisted on January...

7. Dawn Worth Darlington Dawn Worth Darlington circa 1944 Portrait of Dawn Worth Darlington, member of the United States Marine Corp. He was born May 31, 1925 at Atlanta, Kansas, son of Hubert and Iris Darlington. On May 21, 1943 he enlisted in the Marine Corps...

8. Edwin Nesbitt Edwin Nesbitt Circa 1942 Portrait of Edwin Nesbitt, a Seargent in the Army 506th Parachute Infantry. Nesbitt was born on April 6, 1917, in Riverton, Nebraska and enlisted in the Army on August 4, 1942. He was wounded in action...

9. Floyd Edwin Wilhelm Floyd Edwin Wilhelm circa 1950 Portrait of Captain Floyd Edwin Wilhelm who was born October 7, 1922 in Jonesboro, Illinois, son of William and Alice Wilhelm. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War II for more than four years...

10. Frazier R. Stair Frazier R. Stair circa 1944 A view of First Lieutenant Frazier R. Stair, 430th Fighter Squadron, 47th Fighter Group, Ninth Army Air Force, positioned in his airplane. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 9, 1920 and graduated...

11. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr. circa 1942 Portrait of Lt. Gilbert L. Worley, Jr., a flyer in the United States Army. He was born in Topeka, Kansas, April 12, 1920. He graduated from Southwest High School in Kansas City and from Kansas University...

12. Giles J. Smith, Jr. Giles J. Smith, Jr. Circa 1943 Portrait of Giles J. Smith, Jr., a 1st Lt. in the U.S. Marines. Giles, also known as Jim, was born on March 9, 1921, in Kansas City, Missouri. Giles, a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity while at the...

13. Harold R. Peaster Harold R. Peaster n.d. Photograph of Harold R. Peaster, a Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps. Peaster was born on October 21, 1921, in Kansas City, Missouri. He was killed in action on February 1, 1945, with his entire crew, while...

14. Harry H. McPherson, Jr. Harry H. McPherson, Jr. Circa 1942 Photograph of Harry H. McPherson, Jr., a Lieutenant in the U. S. Army. McPherson was born in Kidder, Missouri and lived in St. Joseph and Jefferson City before moving to Kansas City, Missouri. He attended...

15. Harry Wayne Nelson Harry Wayne Nelson Circa 1942 Portrait of Harry Wayne Nelson, a Private in the U.S. Army. Nelson was born on April 22, 1911, in Jamestown, Kansas and his family moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1914. He enlisted on November 28, 1942,...

16. Henry Boshell Henry Boshell Circa 1943 Portrait of Henry Boshell, a Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps. Boshell, also known as Bud, was born July 31, 1921. He attended the Greenwood School and Central High School in Kansas City, graduating in...

17. Henry Burton Coker Henry Burton Coker Circa 1942 Portrait of Henry Burton Coker, a Staff Sargeant in the U. S. Army. Coker was born on October 20, 1912, in Warren Arkansas. In 1928 his family moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where he finished high school...

18. Jack W. Burnham Jack W. Burnham Circa 1943 Portrait of Jack W. Burnham, a Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Airforce. Burnham was born on March 10, 1925, in Kansas City, Missouri and enlisted in 1943. He was assigned as a gunner on a B-26 and while returning...

19. John Gray, Jr. John Gray, Jr. Circa 1942 Portrait of John Gray, Jr., a Private First Class in the U.S. Army. Gray was born in Creighton, Missouri on May 26, 1920, and attended Creighton High School. He enlisted on August 6, 1942, and was sent...

20. John Owen Beauchamp, Jr. John Owen Beauchamp, Jr. Circa 1943 Portrait of John Owen Beauchamp, Jr., a Private First Class in the U.S. Army. Beauchamp was born in Kansas City, Missouri on April 25, 1923. He attended Southwest High School and enlisted in the Army Air...