Russell Pitts

15 Apr 1909 - 26 Jan 1951

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Russell Pitts

15 Apr 1909 - 26 Jan 1951
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The burial record of Russell Pitts. Cemetery: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Location: Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. Birth: 15 Apr 1909, Death: 26 Jan 1951.

Life Information

Russell Pitts

Born:
Died:

Zachary Taylor National Cemetery

4701 Brownsboro Rd
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: ZACHARY TAYLOR NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION B SITE 623
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/zacharytaylor.asp
Address: 4701 BROWNSBORO ROAD LOUISVILLE, KY 40207
Phone: (502) 893-3852
VA ID: 1364711

Military Service

SERGEANT
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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SGT - US ARMY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION B SITE 623

Life timeline of Russell Pitts

1909
Russell Pitts was born on 15 Apr 1909
Russell Pitts was 8 years old when Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was forced to abdicate in the February Revolution, ending three centuries of Romanov rule. Nicholas II or Nikolai II, known as Saint Nicholas in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. He was given the nickname Nicholas the Bloody or Vile Nicholas by his political adversaries due to the Khodynka Tragedy, anti-Semitic pogroms, Bloody Sunday, the violent suppression of the 1905 Russian Revolution, the executions of political opponents, and his perceived responsibility for the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.
Russell Pitts was 19 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Russell Pitts was 30 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.
Russell Pitts was 35 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.
Russell Pitts died on 26 Jan 1951 at the age of 41

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