Walter A Dec (1924 - 1944)

Walter A Dec
1924 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
Walter A Dec was born on April 25, 1924. He died on February 16, 1944 at 19 years of age.

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Walter A Dec

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Walter

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A

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New Albany National Cemetery Section F Site 143, 1943 Ekin Avenue, in New Albany, Indiana 47150

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Walter A Dec passed away on February 16, 1944 at 19 years old. He was buried in New Albany National Cemetery Section F Site 143, New Albany, Indiana. He was born on April 25, 1924. We have no information about Walter's immediate family.
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1924 - 1944 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Walter A Dec was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1930, he was merely 6 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1939, he was only 15 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1944, in the year of Walter A Dec's passing, 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.

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around 1913 - Unknown
around 1925 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
Feb 23, 1927 - Apr 14, 2013
Aug 2, 1947 - Oct 12, 2011

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Dec 31, 1969 - Jun 22, 1972
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 6, 1976
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 7, 1972
Apr 8, 1945 - Jun 2, 1949
Dec 31, 1969 - May 27, 1961
Aug 2, 1947 - Oct 12, 2011
May 28, 1924 - Apr 3, 2012
Feb 23, 1927 - Apr 14, 2013
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Dec 27, 1926 - Feb 2, 1992
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