Donald Francis Pyle

21 Mar 1920 - 1 Sep 1970

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Donald Francis Pyle

21 Mar 1920 - 1 Sep 1970
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The burial record of Donald Francis Pyle. Cemetery: Santa Fe National Cemetery, Location: Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States. Birth: 21 Mar 1920, Death: 1 Sep 1970.
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Life Information

Donald Francis Pyle

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Died:

Santa Fe National Cemetery

501 N Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: SANTA FE NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION V SITE 1749
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/santafe.asp
Address: 501 NORTH GUADALUPE STREET SANTA FE, NM 87501
Phone: (505) 988-6400
VA ID: 662236

Source

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

WARRANT OFFICER 1
US ARMY
KOREAN WAR,WORLD WAR II

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WO1 - US ARMY - US NAVY - WORLD WAR II, KOREA

Rank

WARRANT OFFICER 1

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

KOREAN WAR,WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION V SITE 1749

Life timeline of Donald Francis Pyle

1920
Donald Francis Pyle was born on 21 Mar 1920
Donald Francis Pyle was 11 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Donald Francis Pyle was 25 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
Donald Francis Pyle was 38 years old when Space Race: Launch of Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth. The Space Race refers to the 20th-century competition between two Cold War rivals, the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (US), for dominance in spaceflight capability. It had its origins in the missile-based nuclear arms race between the two nations that occurred following World War II, aided by captured German missile technology and personnel from the Aggregat program. The technological superiority required for such dominance was seen as necessary for national security, and symbolic of ideological superiority. The Space Race spawned pioneering efforts to launch artificial satellites, uncrewed space probes of the Moon, Venus, and Mars, and human spaceflight in low Earth orbit and to the Moon.
Donald Francis Pyle was 49 years old when During the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC. Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon's surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21.5 hours on the lunar surface before rejoining Columbia in lunar orbit.
Donald Francis Pyle died on 1 Sep 1970 at the age of 50

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