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Sculptor Daniel Chester French   Daniel Chester French's Concord Minuteman statue
[1850 - Daniel Chester French, sculptor, born in Exeter, New Hampshire]

Adolf Hitler - speaking Adolf Hitler in uniform

Adolf Hitler - montage
[1889 - Adolf Hitler, fascist murderer of eleven-million people,
born in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria]

Comedian Harold Lloyd
[1893 - Harold Lloyd, comedian, actor, born in Burchard, Nebraska]

Artist Joan Miro
[1893 - Joan Miro, artist, born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain]

Scientists Marie and Pierre Curie
[1902 - Marie and Pierre Curie isolate radioactive
radium salts from pitchblende in Paris]

Actor Bruce Cabot
[1904 - Bruce Cabot (Etienne Pelissier Jacques de Bujac),
actor, born in Carlsbad, New Mexico]

Jazzman Lionel Hampton
[1908 - Lionel Leo Hampton, songwriter, jazz musician,
born in Louisville, Kentucky]

Ludlow, Colorado - National Guard approaching
Ludlow, Colorado - Guard destruction of camp
[1914 - State National Guard (paid by Rockefellers) slaughters striking miners & families at Ludlow, Colorado]

Hall of Famer Ernie Stautner
[1925 - Ernest Alfred 'Ernie' Stautner, Hall of Fame
defensive tackle, born in Prinzing-by-Cham, Bavaria

USS New Jersey (BB-62) firing a broadside
[1953 - USS New Jersey shells Wonsan, Korea, from inside the harbor]

Burial at Sea

Burial at Sea Ceremony in USS Bulkeley

Consign my body to the Sea.
She, the Mother of all Life.

Burial at Sea Ceremony

Each wave shall have a bit of me.
So walk you in surf along the shore,

Know that I may touch you Evermore.

Burial at sea - bugler plays taps

William's Whimsical Words:

No more worries, and no strife.

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