James E Smith

30 Nov 1949 - 25 Feb 1969

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James E Smith

30 Nov 1949 - 25 Feb 1969
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The burial record of James E Smith. Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Location: St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. Birth: 30 Nov 1949, Death: 25 Feb 1969.

Life Information

James E Smith

Born:
Died:

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Road
St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: H::149
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/jeffersonbarracks.asp
Phone: 314-845-8320

Military Service

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS
US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM WAR

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US MARINE CORPS PFC VIETNAM

Rank

PRIVATE FIRST CLASS

Branch

US MARINE CORPS

Conflicts

VIETNAM WAR

Plot

H::149

Life timeline of James E Smith

1949
James E Smith was born on 30 Nov 1949
James E Smith was 8 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 E Smith died on 25 Feb 1969 at the age of 19

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