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Michael V Drachman (#47533584)
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Bio Photo These heroes are dead. They died for liberty - they died for us. They are at rest. They may or may not sleep in the land they made free, under the flag they rendered stainless, under the solemn pines, the sad hemlocks, the tearful willows, and the embracing vines. They sleep beneath the shadows of the clouds, careless alike of sunshine or of storm, each in the windowless Place of Rest. Earth may run red with other wars - they are at peace. In the midst of battle, in the roar of conflict, they found the serenity of death. I have one sentiment for soldiers living and dead: cheers for the living; tears for the dead.

~ Robert G. Ingersoll


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For me a simple attribution, Michael V. Drachman 2000-2015 works for any of my bio's for personal use. (Pictures ).

Should you use my pictures and wish to publish them elsewhere, say Ancestry or other similar PAY sites, please,, Post the link to the site here at Find A Grave..

Please remember that even though Ancestry has acquired Findagrave, Ancestry is a pay site, posting pictures there, or similar pay sites, transfers your ownership, like FB. This is mentioned (in very fine print) in all of their disclosures.

Findagrave was built by thousands of volunteers who's time was donated for the benefit of family members and friends,,who in many cases are not able to visit the resting places of their family members. These efforts were always intended to be free of charge and should remain that way,,,,,

"I have a burr under the Saddle on this one" that being pay sites "profiting" from Volunteers work....


In the end, never let yourself become complacent to those who have went before us. Always make time to remember the sacrifices that have been made for us by our Ancestors.

Never forget the Men and Women of our Armed Forces who have guarded our Constitution with their lives, some giving all to secure our rights, liberties and freedoms.

Remember the 100's of thousands soldiers who never came home, many who lie in a unmarked graves, never found or a foreign cemetery as that would indeed make those lives,, lost in vein... Reach out,, honor a Veteran.

Allow us not to embrace any politician. aristocrat, celebrity, who in the name of change, forgets or attempts to direct us to think otherwise..

A Nation which forgets its Defenders,
will itself be forgotten ..

.. God bless America..

"Remembering another Hero"

Christopher (Chris) Scott Kyle 1974 ~ 2013

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Robert Richard
RE: Thomas Kithcart
Mike I would love any photos you have! That would be great!
Thank You
Added by Robert Richard on Apr 23, 2015 6:54 AM
Robert Richard
Thomas Kithcart
Michael,I just read the beautiful note you left on my mother cousins memorial.Thomas Kitchcart was killed in WWII and is buried in the St. Avold Cemetery. I've requested a photo on find a grave.Do you think anyone will respond? Does the cemetery provide photos??
Thank You
Added by Robert Richard on Apr 22, 2015 3:34 PM
RE: Uvmp
Thank you.

It was odd that only two of the six or so request were claimed. And now I see three more request have been made.

I'll leave the rest of the photos to your group then.
Added by Thomas on Apr 16, 2015 10:57 PM
Dan Prather
Thomas E Tracey
Thanks for taking the time to provide a photo of his grave. It is very much appreciated.
Added by Dan Prather on Apr 09, 2015 12:14 PM
Ned Marsh
Thank you so very much for the great photos...
Added by Bob on Apr 09, 2015 3:29 AM
Samuel P. Gongla
Many, many thanks for the photo for Sgt. Gongla.
Added by cartwrightbride on Apr 09, 2015 3:24 AM
James Osborne
William A Paterson
Thanks so much for taking the photo of Private Paterson. It's been 5 years since I've been to St. Avold, and I don't know if I'll ever make it back. It means a lot to me to be able to see the graves of the soldiers my dad fought beside during the war. Thanks again! Best Regards, James
Added by James Osborne on Apr 08, 2015 4:55 PM
Karyn Couch
RE: Ulion Lacy
Thank you so much for getting this picture for me I cant wait to read everything your time and effort is greatly appreciated.

Karyn Couch
Added by Karyn Couch on Mar 27, 2015 12:32 PM
Pvt. Norman B. Anderson

You have no idea what it means to Norman's family to have the photo of his final resting place. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
Added by BB on Mar 24, 2015 12:12 PM
Karen Judith Hildy & Rick Conely
Sgt Craig Leslie Walton
Thank you for updating Craig's memorial. I'm sending a link to Joyce, so she, Craig Jr., and their granddaughter will have a place to visit. They live in Georgia.
Added by Karen Judith Hildy & Rick... on Mar 21, 2015 6:16 PM
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