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The United States had a regular Army of only 200,000 men when it declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917. With a need for a larger army, Congress passed a Selective Service Act that made all able-bodied men between the ages of 21 and 30 subjec…
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The Infantry, the largest combat branch of the Army, represented the greatest American fighting force ever to enter the field of battle. Six million infantrymen, or foot soldiers, fought the complexities of the war on many battle fronts including …
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In World War II, U.S. Navy Seaman were members of the most powerful fleet ever established to maintain control of the seas. These courageous fighting men participated in the most important U.S. victories at sea including those fought in the Pacifi…
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The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, when troops from Communist North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations called the invasion a violation of international peace and demanded that the Communist withdraw. Sixteen UN member nations sent t…
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The U.S. Forces commenced combat operations in Vietnam on 4 Aug 1965. By the time the 27 Jan 1973 cease fire ended the war, 8,744,000 U.S. Military personnel had been called upon to serve in the armed forces, including 794,000 Marines. Military pe…
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The 1990-91 Gulf War, known as "Operation Desert Storm" is considered one of the greatest military deployments and victories since World War II. Over 680,000 coalition troops fought in this operation of which the United States Air Force played a s…
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The Kenner Naval Museum Commission acquired the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk aircraft and commissioned its total external restoration. The 122nd Bomb Squadron Restoration Unit of the Louisiana National Guard Jackson Barracks Museum, led by the late Clarenc…
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Named for the Kenner brothers George R., Minor, Duncan Farrar, & William Butler, who acquired Oakland, Pasture, & Belle Grove plantations, 1830s-40s. Area subdivided in 1855 as Kennerville with arrival of railroad. Replaced colonial name of Cannes…
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Side 1Dedicated to the men and women during the Vietnam War 1959-1975.Side 2 Honor Duty Country Casualties From Kenner1st. Lt. Joseph Kopfler III U.S.M.C.Spc. 5 Carver English Jr. ArmySpc. 4 Ronnie Pounds ArmyCpl. William Lemoine ArmyPfc. Douglas…
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The hub of Kenner city government was built in 1926 to house the Town Hall, jail, and courthouse. In 1956, City Hall moved. The jail and courthouse relocated in 1970. Today it houses the Kenner Office of Tourism.
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