Johnie Jr Wilson

6 Dec 1920 - 4 Aug 1970

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Johnie Jr Wilson

6 Dec 1920 - 4 Aug 1970
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The burial record of Johnie Jr Wilson. Cemetery: Danville National Cemetery, Location: Danville, Danville, Virginia, United States. Birth: 6 Dec 1920, Death: 4 Aug 1970.
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Johnie Jr Wilson

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Died:

Danville National Cemetery

721 Lee St
Danville, Danville, Virginia
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: DANVILLE NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
Plot: SECTION G SITE 718F
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/danvilleva.asp
Address: 721 LEE STREET DANVILLE, VA 24541
Phone: (704) 636-2661
VA ID: 3499498

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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PFC - US ARMY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION G SITE 718F

Life timeline of Johnie Jr Wilson

1920
Johnie Jr Wilson was born on 6 Dec 1920
Johnie Jr Wilson was 19 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.
Johnie Jr Wilson was 24 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.
Johnie Jr Wilson was 32 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Johnie Jr Wilson 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.
Johnie Jr Wilson died on 4 Aug 1970 at the age of 49

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