United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII - FamilySearch Historical Records
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These records include an index of mariners killed on US operated ships during World Ward II. This content was taken from the compiled site: http://www.usmm.org/killed/a.html. This index, along with additional information on merchant mariners at war, is available at www.usmm.org. The index covers the years 1940 to 1945.
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- Ship name
- Date of death
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- “United States, Merchant Mariners Killed on US Operated Ships During WWII, 1940-1945.” Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing National Archives and Records Administration.
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