Earl Lester Mills

3 Jan 1929 - 27 Oct 1954

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Earl Lester Mills

3 Jan 1929 - 27 Oct 1954
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The burial record of Earl Lester Mills. Cemetery: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Location: Fort Snelling, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. Birth: 3 Jan 1929, Death: 27 Oct 1954.

Life Information

Earl Lester Mills

Born:
Died:

Fort Snelling National Cemetery

7601 34th Ave S
Fort Snelling, Hennepin, Minnesota
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. SNELLING NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION F SITE 424
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftsnelling.asp
Address: 7601 34TH AVENUE, SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55450
Phone: (612) 726-1127
VA ID: 1270501

Military Service

SEAMAN
US NAVY
WORLD WAR II

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SEAMAN - US NAVY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

SEAMAN

Branch

US NAVY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION F SITE 424

Life timeline of Earl Lester Mills

1929
Earl Lester Mills was born on 3 Jan 1929
Earl Lester Mills was 11 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. 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.
Earl Lester Mills was 17 years old when World War II: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, Fat Man, is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. Thirty-five thousand people are killed outright, including 23,200-28,200 Japanese war workers, 2,000 Korean forced workers, and 150 Japanese soldiers. Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. The city's name, 長崎, means "long cape" in Japanese. Nagasaki became a centre of colonial Portuguese and Dutch influence in the 16th through 19th centuries, and the Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region have been recognized and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Part of Nagasaki was home to a major Imperial Japanese Navy base during the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War.
Earl Lester Mills died on 27 Oct 1954 at the age of 25

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