Donald B Silva (1927 - 1999)

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Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery
Section 98-H Site 9,
Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, Hi

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Waianae, Honolulu County, Hawaii

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1927 - In the year that Donald B Silva was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1939 - By the time he was just 12 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1944 - He was 17 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

1952 - At the age of 25 years old, Donald 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.

1999 - In the year of Donald B Silva's passing, on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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Donald B Silva died on June 1, 1999 at 71 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery Section 98-H Site 9, Kaneohe, Hi. He was born on September 26, 1927. There is no information about Donald's immediate family. We know that Donald B Silva had been residing in Waianae, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

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