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Thomas Clark (#47193734)
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Bio Photo I have been a high school US History teacher for the past 34 years, researcher, and collector of historical items, mainly military items. I love to take these items to show my students and others that history is something you can touch. I recently returned from a year in Afghanistan with the Indiana National Guard. I volunteered after being out of the military for over 25+ years. Talk about seeing history - I saw it!

For the past 31 years my students and myself have been looking for the families and friends of the 1621 Indiana casualties of the Vietnam War. We conducted all the research for the World War II,Korean and Vietnam Memorials in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. We are presently raising money to build a Veterans Museum in Schererville, Indiana. If you can help please email me. ushistoryman@yahoo.com

Check out these two links - Outstanding students.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ohw6D-bcfPU

Wall Street Journal


http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50141513n

CBS Evening News
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Casulties Iraq and Afghan... (2)
Indiana World War II Casu... (50)
US World War I Casualties (18)
Vietnam Casualties Ill. (18)
Vietnam Casualties Indian... (1145)
Vietnam Casualties USA (326)
World War I Heroes (19)
World War II Heroes (80)
Messages left for Thomas Clark (134)[Leave Message]
george
Findagrave transfer
Hello Thomas, I would like to request that you transfer findagrave # 92729520 (Paul Parkovich) to me at findagrave #46903878. He is a family member and we will get pictures of his grave and take good care of his memorial. Thank you. George Kovacich
Added by george on Jun 17, 2016 1:25 PM
Tony Santa Maria
RE: James Edward Taylor
Done, thanks!
Added by Tony Santa Maria on Jun 09, 2016 1:24 AM
C & Y Zinn-Haines
Thank You Very Much
Being a Veteran myself, I Really appreciate all the work You and your class have done on this project. Thank for All You have done.
C&Y
Added by C & Y Zinn-Haines on Jun 08, 2016 6:18 AM
C & Y Zinn-Haines
Veterans
You have listed a lot of Vietnam Veterans. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is looking for photos of 22 from Indiana. I don't know if you can help them. If you can, I will send you the names.
Thanks--C&Y
Added by C & Y Zinn-Haines on Jun 06, 2016 11:33 AM
Linda Y
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clarence Washington

I am sure he is buried in Forest Lawn. I located throu our local obits. Added the memorial. Let me know if you have him on your vietnam list. Linda
Added by Linda Y on May 11, 2016 4:20 PM
Linda Y
John kearney
Memorial
117675831. I added the photo. If you want to ask for memorial. I am sure they will transfer. Vietnam Vet. LindaY
Added by Linda Y on May 02, 2016 5:54 PM
Linkert
RE: PVT Gust P. Demopolos
That's no problem at all. If I can be of your assistance in the future, just let me know :-)
Greetings, Nick.
Added by Linkert on Apr 25, 2016 12:36 AM
Kathy Phelan
Walter Allen Fry
Tom

FYI - A photo of Walter's stone has been added to Find A Grave. Walter's #154389541

Kathy Phelan
Added by Kathy Phelan on Apr 15, 2016 7:50 AM
Linda Y
3283168
We are taking photos in New Albany Cemetery Was glad to see you have memorials there I will send you a email if I find more veterans that you need added to your data Linda Yuan
Added by Linda Y on Mar 03, 2016 6:40 PM
Lleeah
SGT Fritz Gustafson
Hello, I'm going to post a photo but wanted to apologize ahead of time for the condition of the stone. It was under a solid layer of frozen leaves and it took a couple of days to loosen it and let the sun do its work. This photo is the best I can do for now but I will wait until spring when the ground is thawed and I will uncover the stone completely and take a better one. I have taken photos for many of the KIA's at Union and will be sure to get a very nice photo for to honor this young Marine and his family members buried next to him. Thank you for requesting the photo and for your service.
Added by Lleeah on Feb 25, 2016 2:44 PM
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