Pvt Shawn M Atkins

3 Jan 1984 - 14 Jun 2004

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Pvt Shawn M Atkins

3 Jan 1984 - 14 Jun 2004
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The burial record of Pvt Shawn M Atkins. Cemetery: Fort Logan National Cemetery, Location: Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States. Birth: 3 Jan 1984, Death: 14 Jun 2004.

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Pvt Shawn M Atkins

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Fort Logan National Cemetery

4400 West Kenyon Avenue
Denver, Denver, Colorado
United States

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1984
Pvt Shawn M Atkins was born on 3 Jan 1984
Pvt Shawn M Atkins was 10 years old when The Rwandan genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down. The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government. An estimated 500,000 to 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed during the 100-day period from 7 April to mid-July 1994, constituting as many as 70% of the Tutsi population. Additionally, 30% of the Pygmy Batwa were killed. The genocide and widespread slaughter of Rwandans ended when the Tutsi-backed and heavily armed Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) led by Paul Kagame took control of the country. An estimated 2,000,000 Rwandans, mostly Hutus, were displaced and became refugees.
Pvt Shawn M Atkins died on 14 Jun 2004 at the age of 20

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