Rudy Curtis Elias

24 Sep 1951 - 18 Sep 1998

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Rudy Curtis Elias

24 Sep 1951 - 18 Sep 1998
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Grave site information of Rudy Curtis Elias (24 Sep 1951 - 18 Sep 1998) at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States from BillionGraves

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Rudy Curtis Elias

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Leavenworth National Cemetery

150 Muncie Road
Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas
United States

Headstone Description

PFC
US Marine Corps
Vietnam
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January 6, 2012
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December 28, 2011

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Life timeline of Rudy Curtis Elias

1951
Rudy Curtis Elias was born on 24 Sep 1951
Rudy Curtis Elias was 13 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Rudy Curtis Elias was 22 years old when Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies; the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war is considered a Cold War-era proxy war by some US perspectives. The majority of Americans believe the war was unjustified. The war would last roughly 19 years and would also form the Laotian Civil War as well as the Cambodian Civil War, which also saw all three countries become communist states in 1975.
Rudy Curtis Elias was 34 years old when Space Shuttle program: STS-51-L mission: Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrates after liftoff, killing all seven astronauts on board. The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011. Its official name, Space Transportation System (STS), was taken from a 1969 plan for a system of reusable spacecraft of which it was the only item funded for development.
Rudy Curtis Elias died on 18 Sep 1998 at the age of 47
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