John Hankins Work

16 Dec 1921 - 12 Feb 1951

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John Hankins Work

16 Dec 1921 - 12 Feb 1951
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The burial record of John Hankins Work. Cemetery: Los Angeles National Cemetery, Location: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. Birth: 16 Dec 1921, Death: 12 Feb 1951.

Life Information

John Hankins Work

Born:
Died:

Los Angeles National Cemetery

950 South Sepulveda Boulevard
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: LOS ANGELES NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION 220 ROW B SITE 10
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/losangeles.asp
Address: 950 SOUTH SEPULVEDA BOULEVARD LOS ANGELES, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 268-4675
VA ID: 3783634

Military Service

FIRST LIEUTENANT
US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II

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1ST LT - US AIR FORCE - WORLD WAR II

Rank

FIRST LIEUTENANT

Branch

US AIR FORCE

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION 220 ROW B SITE 10

Life timeline of John Hankins Work

1921
John Hankins Work was born on 16 Dec 1921
John Hankins Work was 18 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.
John Hankins Work was 24 years old when World War II: Hiroshima, Japan is devastated when the atomic bomb "Little Boy" is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning. 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.
John Hankins Work died on 12 Feb 1951 at the age of 29

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