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... Vietnam: Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam-LIFE-June 27, 1969

One week's death toll (242 deaths whose names were released by the Pentagon from May 28 to June 3, 1969) in Vietnam as covered in the June 27, 1969 (Volume 66, Number 25) issue of LIFE magazine as "The Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam: One Week's Toll." Portraits of most of the 242 young American men were presented in a yearbook style format, and triggered a powerful public response. The cover featured William C. Gearing Jr. Higher total due to inclusion of duplicate memorials.

240 memorials
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1LT John William Abbott

1LT John William Abbott

23 Jul 1945 – 25 May 1969

Granger, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA

LCpl Peter Robert Adams
No grave photo

LCpl Peter Robert Adams

16 Aug 1949 – 31 May 1969
Unknown
Spec William Lee Alexander
No grave photo

Spec William Lee Alexander

22 Mar 1950 – 31 May 1969

Mount Morris, Genesee County, Michigan, USA

Corp Robert Lee Anderson

Corp Robert Lee Anderson

15 Sep 1947 – 23 May 1969

Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA

Sgt William Lee Anderson

8 Jun 1950 – 27 May 1969

Templeton, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA

Sgt William Lee Anderson

Sgt William Lee Anderson

8 Jun 1950 – 27 May 1969

Templeton, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA

Pvt Dennis Lee Babcock

Pvt Dennis Lee Babcock

3 Sep 1949 – 28 May 1969

Juneau County, Wisconsin, USA

Byrle Bennett Bailey

4 May 1950 – 25 May 1969

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA

 Byrle Bennett Bailey

Byrle Bennett Bailey

4 May 1950 – 25 May 1969

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA

Spec Floyd Edward Barber

Spec Floyd Edward Barber

11 Apr 1946 – 28 May 1969

Springboro, Warren County, Ohio, USA

Corp Thomas Fredrick “Tom” Barth

Corp Thomas Fredrick “Tom” Barth

16 Jul 1950 – 20 May 1969

Cypress, Orange County, California, USA

LCpl Matthew John “Skip” Baurle

LCpl Matthew John “Skip” Baurle

19 Apr 1949 – 29 May 1969

Johnstown, Fulton County, New York, USA

Sgt Dudley James Benefiel, Jr

Sgt Dudley James Benefiel, Jr

30 May 1932 – 28 May 1969

Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois, USA

Capt Robert Trame “Bob” Bensberg

Capt Robert Trame “Bob” Bensberg

30 Mar 1941 – 27 May 1969

Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA

PFC William Henry “Bill” Beske, Jr
No grave photo

PFC William Henry “Bill” Beske, Jr

29 Sep 1947 – 24 May 1969

Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan, USA

LCpl Thomas Robert “Tommy” Bliss

LCpl Thomas Robert “Tommy” Bliss

4 Oct 1947 – 5 May 1969

York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA

Corp Robert Lee Boese

Corp Robert Lee Boese

29 Dec 1946 – 23 May 1969

Marion, Marion County, Kansas, USA

Spec Joey Lee Boles

Spec Joey Lee Boles

24 Mar 1948 – 31 May 1969

Pickren Hall, Fulton County, Arkansas, USA

Pvt Peter Samuel Borsay

Pvt Peter Samuel Borsay

17 Feb 1945 – 31 May 1969

Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA

PFC James Boston, Jr

PFC James Boston, Jr

31 Jan 1949 – 24 May 1969

Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA

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