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Franklin A Armstrong (born 1925)

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Franklin A Armstrong
1925
Born
c. 1925
Last Known Residence
Maury County, Tennessee United States
Summary
Franklin A Armstrong of Maury County, Tennessee United States was born c. 1925. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Franklin A Armstrong.
Updated: September 24, 2013
Biography ID: 156042125

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Franklin A Armstrong
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Franklin A Armstrong
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Maury County, Tennessee United States
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c. 1925
Birthday
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Ethnicity & Family History

Negro, Citizen

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Education

1 Year Of High School

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Farm Hands, General Farms

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Military Service

Military serial#: 34901968 Enlisted: November 23, 1943 in Cp Forrest Tennessee Military branch: No Branch Assignment Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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The average age of an Armstrong family member is 71.
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1925 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Franklin A Armstrong was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1939, 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.

In 1944, 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.

In 1958, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1978, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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