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WWII Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

World War II – the largest and deadliest military conflict in the history of humankind – was a watershed event, one that defined the 20th century and profoundly affected an entire generation. This site is dedicated to the Allies and those they sought to protect – the troops who bravely served their countries, Holocaust victims who endured and survived against all odds, and all the men and women who helped to ensure the legacy of “The Greatest Generation.”

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Henry Linschitz, 95, beloved husband, father, teacher, colleague, and friend, passed away at home on November 24. He grew up in New York City, graduated from City College of New York, and earned his Ph.D. in chemistry at Duke University. During World War II, he worked at the Explosives Research Laboratory in Pittsburgh, and then as a Section Leader at Los Alamos. He participated in the first atomic bomb test at Alamogordo, and then served on Tinian with the U.S. Air Force. After the war, he...
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