Friday, February 13, 2009

Today In History

1945 USS Batfish (SS-310) sinks second Japanese submarine in three days
1947 First launching of guided missile (Loon) from a submarine USS Cusk
1948 1st Lt. Nancy Leftenant becomes first black woman in Army Nursing Corps
1950 Sen. Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees
1950 Albert Einstein warns against hydrogen bomb
1953 USSR breaks ties with Isreal
1955 President Eisenhower sends first US advisers to South Vietnam
1960 Chinese army kills 12 Indian soliders
1965 Nuclear test in Pacific
1973 1st US POW's in North Vietnam released 116 of 456 flown to Philippines
1976 US nuclear test at Nevada test site
1979 Soviets launch Kosmos 107 first oceanographic satellite
1982 US performs nuclear test at Nevada test site
1991 North and South Korea form joint team for table tennis tournament

Reported Missing In Action
1967 Martin J. Sullivan REFNO 0592 VF 96 1973 status Killed/Body not recovered
1967 Paul V Carson Missing
1967 Courtney E. Weissmuller
1968 Jerry L Roe These four men were flying in a UH1H that dissapeared
1968 Harry W. Brown from radar contact. It is not know if they survived
1968 Wade L. Groth and were captured, but in 1969 and 1979 reports said
1968 Alan W. Gunn they were alive. U.S. government does not believe them
1969 John B. Fisher Released 3/11/69 by SIHANOUK
1969 Laird P. Osburn Released 3/12/69 by SHIANOUK
1969 Robert J. Pryor Released 3/11/69 by SHIANOUK
1970 Robert S. Bradshaw III In 1973 status KIA-BNR
1970 Michael Breeding Status 1973 KIA-BNR
1971 Arthur E Mcleod Remains identified 8/27/99
1971 Clyde D. Wilkinson Remains identified 8/27/99

Thousands of military members are still missing and unacountted for. Please contact
your Congressperson ask the to cosponsor HR 111 and voe for passage.
You are not forgotten, bring them home now

Jerald Terwilliger
National Vice Chairman/Treasurer
American Cold War Veterans, Inc
"We Remember"