Richard E Ducharme

16 Apr 1929 - 2 Sep 1954

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Richard E Ducharme

16 Apr 1929 - 2 Sep 1954
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The burial record of Richard E Ducharme. Cemetery: Long Island National Cemetery, Location: Farmingdale, Suffolk, New York, United States. Birth: 16 Apr 1929, Death: 2 Sep 1954.

Life Information

Richard E Ducharme

Born:
Died:

Long Island National Cemetery

2000 Wellwood Ave
Farmingdale, Suffolk, New York
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION 2G SITE 4705
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/longisland.asp
Address: 2040 WELLWOOD AVENUE FARMINGDALE, NY 11735-1211
Phone: (631) 454-4949
VA ID: 918101

Military Service

CORPORAL
US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II

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CPL - US AIR FORCE - WORLD WAR II

Rank

CORPORAL

Branch

US AIR FORCE

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION 2G SITE 4705

Life timeline of Richard E Ducharme

1929
Richard E Ducharme was born on 16 Apr 1929
Richard E Ducharme was 10 years old when World War II: Nazi Germany and Slovakia invade Poland, beginning the European phase of World War II. 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.
Richard E Ducharme was 16 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.
Richard E Ducharme died on 2 Sep 1954 at the age of 25

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