Wilfred L Brochu (born 1918)

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Wilfred L Brochu
1918 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Wilfred L Brochu was born around 1918. We know that Wilfred L Brochu had been residing in York County, Maine United States.

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Wilfred L Brochu

First name

Wilfred

Middle name

L

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Gender

Male

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Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

York County, Maine United States

Education

3 Years Of High School

Professions

Semiskilled Dyers

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Military Service

Military serial#: 20143992
Enlisted: February 24, 1941 in Biddeford Maine
Military branch: Infantry
Rank: Private, National Guard (officers, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)

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Wilfred L Brochu was born around 1918. There is no information about Wilfred's family. We know that Wilfred L Brochu had been residing in York County, Maine United States.
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1918 World Events

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In 1918, in the year that Wilfred L Brochu was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1938, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1941, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1965, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1971, 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.

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