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Disclosure - Sad Demise of Major John J. Zeugner (1914-1944) & His Men
Posted by: Wayne Witt Bates (ID *****7673) Date: April 28, 2013 at 03:21:28
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ONE TORPEDO - 7000 TONS OF EXPLOSIVES - 580 MEN GONE

DEMISE
Major John J. Zeugner, 3rd (1914-1944) commanded over
500 USAAF troops, who were being transported aboard the
ship SS Hamiliton which was laden with 7000 tons of
explosives, and was sunk on 20 April 1944 during World
War 11. Only one USAAF body was found after the explosion.

Below is a listing of the over 500 USAAF troops aboard
the SS Hamiliton, when it exploded:

http://www.veteranstoday.com/downloads/SSPaulHamiltonCASUALTYLIST.pdf

If nay reader has any of the above surnames among family
lets see if we can let more of them know what happened and
why.

TIME LINE FOR MAJOR ZEUGNER, 3rd (1914-1944)
1914 born in PA
1930 lived with parents in Baltimore, MD
1938 awarded MBA degree at Harvard
20 April 1944 Killed In Action aboard SS Paul Hamiliton

Cenotaph Grave (missing body) in Southern Memorial Park
in Prince George Co., Maryland


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