Crawford Brooks (1905 - 1972)

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Dobodura Air Field Nov 1943

Dobodura Air Field Nov 1943

Una Merkel, Phyllis Brooks, MSGT. James A Fazzi Sr

Una Merkel, Phyllis Brooks, MSGT. James A Fazzi Sr

Walter Wiliam Durman

Walter Wiliam Durman

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Ann Watts Brooks

Ann Watts Brooks

Anthony Wayne Brooks

Anthony Wayne Brooks

Natalie Burton

Natalie Burton

Victor Everel Brooks

Victor Everel Brooks

Merrill T Brooks

Merrill T Brooks

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Clare L Brooks Dobodura Air Field Nov 1943 Una Merkel, Phyllis Brooks, MSGT. James A Fazzi Sr Walter Wiliam Durman

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1905 - In the year that Crawford Brooks was born, the first movie theater opened in the United States in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was the first theater to show nothing but movies - silent films. Two men, John P. Harris and his brother-in-law Harry Davis, opened the Nickelodeon on Smithfield Street - charging 5 cents for admission. The first day, 450 people watched movies at the new theater - on the second day, more than 1500 people stood in line to get in.

1917 - Crawford was merely 12 years old when the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

1952 - At the age of 47 years old, Crawford was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

1971 - At the age of 66 years old, Crawford was alive when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

1972 - In the year of Crawford Brooks's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Crawford Brooks passed away in January 1972 at age 66. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on September 17, 1905. We are unaware of information about Crawford's family or relationships. We know that Crawford Brooks had been residing in Florida.

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