Pahrump Veterans Memorial Advisory Board Veterans Memorial Park Walk



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Pahrump Veterans Memorial Advisory Board

Veterans Memorial Park Walk

2015




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1. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence. This war was the successful rebellion for our countrys’ freedom

against Great Britain. Number of U.S.military personnel: 217,000. Number of U.S. military fatalities: 4,435


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2. The War of 1812 was a 32-month military conflict between the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. This conflict inspired the poem: "The Star-Spangled Banner” which is now our national anthem. Number of U.S. military personnel: 286,730. Number of U.S.military fatalities: 2,260


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3. American Indian Wars (1817—1898) is the name used in the United States to describe the multiple conflicts between American settlers or the federal government and the native peoples of North America.




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4. The American Civil War also known as the War Between the States

(1861 – 1865). The major focus of this war was to end slavery in the U.S..

Number of military personnel: Union; 2,213,363. Military fatalities: Union: 140,414. Number of military personnel: Confederate: 1,050,000. Military fatalities: Confederate: 74,524


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5. The Spanish–American War (1898 – 1902). A war between the U.S. and Spain as a result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.

Number of U.S. military personnel: 306,760. Number of U.S. military fatalities: 2,446


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6. The Border War or the Border Campaign (1914 – 1919) refers to the military engagements which took place in the Mexican-American border region of North America during the Mexican Revolution. Often refered to as “The Bandit War”.

General Jack Pershing and the Mexican Rebel Poncho Villa became household names. This was the first use of airplanes for aerial reconnaissance . Number of U.S. military personnel: 12,000. Number of U.S. military fatalities: 35


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7. World War I also known as the First World War or the War to End All Wars (1917-1918). This was a global war centered in Europe to stop Germanys’ agression against Europe. It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history.



Number of U.S. military personnel: 4,734,991. Number of military fatalities: 116,516

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8. World War II also known as the Second World War (1939-1945), was a global war. It was the most widespread war in history and directly involved more than 100 million people from more than 30 different countries. Marked by mass deaths of civilians, including the Jewish Holocaust, the massive use of air power to bomb enemy cities, and the first use of nuclear weapons in combat. This resulted in an estimated 50 million to 85 million fatalities which made World War II the deadliest conflict in human history. Number of U.S. military personnel: 16,112,566. Number of U.S.military fatalities: 405,399

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9. The Korean War (25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953). The major focus of this war was to hault communist agression from North Korea to South Korea. Number of U.S. military personnel: 5,720,000. Number of U.S. military fatalities: 36,574
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10. The Vietnam War (1961-1975). The major focus of this war was to hault communist agression from North Vietnam to South Vietnam. Number of U.S. military personnel: 8,744,000. Number of U.S.military fatalities: 58,220


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11. The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), code named Operation Desert Storm was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of the country of Kuwait. Number of U.S. military personnel: 694,550. Number of U.S. military fatalities: 383
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12. The Iraq War (2003-2011) was an armed conflict in Iraq to hault Weapons of Mass Destruction amassed by the Iraqi dictator Sadam Hussain and to destroy Islamic Terrorists training camps. Number of U.S. military personnel: 1.5 million. Number of U.S. military fatalities: 4,804 +

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13. The War in Afghanistan (2001–present) refers to the intervention by NATO and Allied forces in the ongoing Afghan civil war. The war followed the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, in an effort to dismantle al-Qaeda and eliminate any safe haven by removing the Taliban from power. Number of U.S. military personnel: 600,000 +. Number of U.S. military fatalities: 3,395+


American

4,435

Revolutionary War

War of 1812

2,260




Unknown
American Indian

Wars
American Civil War

214,938

Spanish American

2,446

War
Boarder War

35


WWI

116,516



WWII

405,339


Korean War

36,574



Vietnam War

58,220



Desert Storm

148



Iraq War

4,804 +


Afghanistan War

3,395 +

January 2015



Wikipedia References

1. American Revolutionary War. (2014, November 20). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:17, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=American_Revolutionary_War&oldid=634753393

2. War of 1812. (2014, November 5). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:18, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=War_of_1812&oldid=632614892

3. American Civil War. (2014, November 18). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:25, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=American_Civil_War&oldid=634451285

4. Spanish American War. (2009, March 14). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:26, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Spanish_American_War&oldid=277233795

5. Mexican War. (2013, July 3). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:32, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mexican_War&oldid=562712960

6. American Indian Wars. (2014, November 3). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:19, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=American_Indian_Wars&oldid=632336934

6-a. Indian Campaign Medal. (2014, October 17). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:01, January 20, 2015, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Indian_Campaign_Medal&oldid=630032462

7. World War I. (2014, November 20). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:15, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=World_War_I&oldid=634751211

8. World War II. (2014, November 20). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:11, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=World_War_II&oldid=634660707

9. Korean War. (2014, November 15). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:24, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Korean_War&oldid=633991297

10. Vietnam War. (2014, November 18). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:19, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vietnam_War&oldid=634400618

11. Desert Storm. (2013, May 14). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:20, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Desert_Storm&oldid=555019127

12. Iraq War. (2014, November 20). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:21, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Iraq_War&oldid=634725993

13. War in Afghanistan (2001–present). (2014, November 15). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:31, November 20, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=War_in_Afghanistan_(2001%E2%80%93present)&oldid=633991335

Military Personnel and Casualty Information

America's Wars: U.S. Casualties and Veterans | Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0004615.html#ixzz2xhmJGLY9

January 2015


Chief Tecopa Cemetery Area


Civilian Grave Area

Driveway Driveway




Multipurpose Building




Flag Pole, Benches, and Military Branch Medallion Wall

Veterans Grave Area

Columbarium

War Memorial Walk

War Memorial Walk

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Pictures & Medals from Wikipedia. Military Personnel Numbers from Veterans Administration. See Attached References





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