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Ronald M. Sparks - Korean war

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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Army Sgt. Harold Sparks

Sgt. Sparks Missing since Korean War Finally Accounted For

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) 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. Army Sgt. Harold Sparks, 21, of Seattle, will be buried June 16 in Kent, Washington. In early November 1950, …

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Flamethrowers with Charlie Hobson

WATCH: Introduction to Military Flamethrowers

Learn everything you need to know about the military flamethrowers in this video with Ian McCollum and flamethrower specialist Charlie Hobson. Flamethrowers are a significant piece of military weapons history which are very widely misunderstood, as flamethrowers have never been the subject of nearly as much collector interest as other types of small arms. The …

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Maritime Communications – Communications Officer of PC-486

Unlikely Allies: Cooperation between the American Mafia & the U.S. Military during WWII

On December 7th, 1941, after years of tenuous relations with the Japanese Empire, the United States found itself under siege.  Pearl Harbor, the home of the United States Navy’s Pacific Fleet, had been virtually annihilated.  The United States at once was at war with a foe that possessed a marked naval advantage.  While the United …

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Making war necessary destruction.

Liberation & War Destruction in unseen photographs

Argunners Magazine published a series of amazing WWII photographs recently uncovered from the archives of General Charles Day Palmer, who was a four-star General. Most of the photographs were confidential photographs taken by the U.S. Signal Corps not fit for publication, Brig. Gen. was allowed to have them for private use after censoring (names of places etc.). …

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