George Henry Witcher

12 Jun 1926 - 31 Jul 1982

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George Henry Witcher

12 Jun 1926 - 31 Jul 1982
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The burial record of George Henry Witcher. Cemetery: Springfield National Cemetery, Location: Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States. Birth: 12 Jun 1926, Death: 31 Jul 1982.

Life Information

George Henry Witcher

Born:
Died:

Springfield National Cemetery

1702 East Seminole Street
Springfield, Greene, Missouri
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: SPRINGFIELD NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: 33::703
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/springfield.asp
Phone: 417-881-9499

Military Service

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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US ARMY PFC WORLD WAR II

Rank

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

33::703

Life timeline of George Henry Witcher

1926
George Henry Witcher was born on 12 Jun 1926
George Henry Witcher was 4 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.
George Henry Witcher was 18 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
George Henry Witcher was 31 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.
George Henry Witcher was 39 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
1977
George Henry Witcher was 51 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
George Henry Witcher died on 31 Jul 1982 at the age of 56

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