Clarence Edward Jr Pierce

12 Nov 1924 - 16 Sep 1970

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Clarence Edward Jr Pierce

12 Nov 1924 - 16 Sep 1970
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The burial record of Clarence Edward Jr Pierce. Cemetery: Culpeper National Cemetery, Location: Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States. Birth: 12 Nov 1924, Death: 16 Sep 1970.
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Clarence Edward Jr Pierce

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Died:

Culpeper National Cemetery

305 US Ave
Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: CULPEPER NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION F SITE 263
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/culpeper.asp
Address: 305 US AVENUE CULPEPER, VA 22701
Phone: (540) 825-0027
VA ID: 312343

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

SERGEANT
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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SGT - US ARMY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION F SITE 263

Life timeline of Clarence Edward Jr Pierce

1924
Clarence Edward Jr Pierce was born on 12 Nov 1924
Clarence Edward Jr Pierce was 15 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Clarence Edward Jr Pierce was 17 years old when World War II: The Imperial Japanese Navy made a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, intending to neutralize the United States Pacific Fleet from influencing the war Japan was planning to wage in Southeast Asia. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Clarence Edward Jr Pierce was 28 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Clarence Edward Jr Pierce was 40 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Clarence Edward Jr Pierce died on 16 Sep 1970 at the age of 45

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