Over a five-month period, U.S. forces used drones and other aircraft to kill 155 people in northeastern Afghanistan. They achieved 19 jackpots. Along the way, they killed at least 136 other people, all of whom were classified as EKIA, or enemies killed in action
World War I Letters Show Theodore Roosevelt's Unbearable Grief After the Death of his Son
A rich trove of letters in the new book “My Fellow Soldiers” tells the stories of generals, doughboys, doctors and nurses, and those on the home front
WWI, 26 March 1917, Pt Alexander Grieve was killed in action, France. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial.
Valor awards for 1LT Victor Leonard Kandle (1921-1944) US Army. Medal of Honor (posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty....on 9 October 1944, near La Forge, France. He was killed in action two months later and, on 11 May 1945 was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions near La Forge. Lieutenant Kandle was also awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart. Visit site.
Valor award for PFC Joe M. Nishimoto (1919-1944) US Army. Medal of Honor (Posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty....in action against the enemy on 7 November 1944, near La Houssiere, France. He was killed in action on 15 November 1944. Joe served side-by-side with his brother-in-law, Sam Ishida, in both Italy and France.
The isolated grave of 5796 Private Frank Thomas Lewis Aylett, 27th Battalion, enlisted Collie, WA, killed in action 26 March 1917, in Queant Road British Cemetery, Bussy. World War One
Ken 'Snakehips' Johnson - He was killed in March 1941 in the London Blitz while performing with his band, The West Indian Orchestra. Johnson, came to Britain from Guyana at age fifteen and was on his way to changing the British music industry. He was well-established throughout the UK due to his regular appearances on BBC radio and was famous when he died at age 26.