Roland E. Buckalew

21 Apr 1936 - 4 Dec 1985

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Roland E. Buckalew

21 Apr 1936 - 4 Dec 1985
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Grave site information of Roland E. Buckalew (21 Apr 1936 - 4 Dec 1985) at Lake Hills Cemetery in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States from BillionGraves

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Roland E. Buckalew

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Lake Hills Cemetery

10055 S State St
Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah
United States

Epitaph

A1C US Air Force

Headstone Description

AIC US AIR FORCE

Military Service

AIRMAN 1ST CLASS
US AIR FORCE
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May 31, 2011
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Campbell2u

May 26, 2012
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penne1948

April 3, 2020
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May 31, 2011

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Transcription

A1C US AIR FORCE

Rank

AIRMAN 1ST CLASS

Branch

US AIR FORCE

Life timeline of Roland E. Buckalew

1936
Roland E. Buckalew was born on 21 Apr 1936
Roland E. Buckalew was 9 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
Roland E. Buckalew was 17 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.
Roland E. Buckalew was 33 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.
Roland E. Buckalew was 36 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
Roland E. Buckalew died on 4 Dec 1985 at the age of 49
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