Ashford, James Joseph, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1948-1951, 131X, VF-51 Screaming Eagles
Service Years
1944 - 1951
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Wichita, KS
Last Address
Marshall, MO

Casualty Date
Sep 04, 1951
Hostile, Died
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Korea, North
Korean War
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
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Not Specified

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Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
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Third Korean Winter, 1 December 1952 - 30 April 1953. Meanwhile the armistice talks had stalled. Discord over several issues, but principally the exchange of prisoners of war, had prevented any agreement in the latter part of 1951. This disagreement was heightened in January 1952. The U.N. delegates proposed to give captives a choice of repatriation, so that those who did not wish to return to Communist control could be repatriated elsewhere. The enemy delegates protested vigorously, insisting that all captives held by the Eighth Army be returned to their side. When the enemy failed to respond to U.N. efforts to settle the question, the U.N. delegation on 7 October called an indefinite recess in the armistice negotiations. Both military operations and armistice talks remained stalemated and, as the year 1952 ended, peace prospects seemed as remote as at its beginning.
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on 16 September 1951, one of these planes, damaged in combat, crashed into aircraft parked on the forward flight deck causing an explosion and fire which killed seven. After repairs at Yokosuka, she returned to frontline action on 3 October to launch strikes up to the Yalu River and provide close air support for U.N. troops. Her two deployments in the Korean War were from August 1951-March 1952 and July 1952-January 1953.

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  116 Also There at This Battle:
  • Amos, Bobby, PO1, (1949-1969)
  • Bass, Richard Daniel, LTJG, (1951-1953)
  • Blumenthal, Jerry, PO3, (1951-1955)
  • Chiappi, Bruno, CPO, (1953-1973)
  • Crecelius, Don, PO3, (1948-1952)
  • Golenor, John, LT, (1951-1955)
  • Hatchitt, Jack, PO3, (1951-1955)
  • Hawkins, James, PO2, (1951-1955)
  • Hetrick, Clarendon Robert, PO3, (1940-1961)
  • Horvath, Michael, PO2, (1950-1954)
  • Johnson, Clarence, PO3, (1952-1956)
  • Kolsrud, Robert, SCPO, (1948-1974)
  • Matthews, Charles, CPO, (1950-1974)
  • Phelps, Neal, FN, (1951-1955)
  • Ragan, Harry Coleman, PO3, (1950-1953)
  • Roth, John, PO3, (1951-1955)
  • Rushing, Roudolph, PO2, (1950-1954)
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