James Lewis Lyons

29 Oct 1923 - 30 Oct 1963

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James Lewis Lyons

29 Oct 1923 - 30 Oct 1963
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The burial record of James Lewis Lyons. Cemetery: Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Location: Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, United States. Birth: 29 Oct 1923, Death: 30 Oct 1963.
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Life Information

James Lewis Lyons

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Died:

Fort Bliss National Cemetery

5200 Fred Wilson Ave
Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. BLISS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION D SITE 1126
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftbliss.asp
Address: P.O. BOX 6342 5200 FRED WILSON AVENUE EL PASO, TX 79906
Phone: (915) 564-0201
VA ID: 1192403

Source

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

SERGEANT
US AIR FORCE
KOREAN WAR

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S/SGT - US AIR FORCE - KOREA

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US AIR FORCE

Conflicts

KOREAN WAR

Plot

SECTION D SITE 1126

Life timeline of James Lewis Lyons

1923
James Lewis Lyons was born on 29 Oct 1923
James Lewis Lyons was 7 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.
James Lewis Lyons was 22 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.
James Lewis Lyons was 34 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.
James Lewis Lyons died on 30 Oct 1963 at the age of 40

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