Read a newspaper article about the family history of
and his interrment at Arlington National Cemetery on September 21, 2001. Jack was the son of Isaac and Celia wolpe, both who
had survived Nazi imprisonments in separate death camps. They found each other, and Jack, who they had given to a Christian
couple for safekeeping, and made their way to the United States for a new start.
Jack Wolpe's notice of death in Vietnam appeared in local newspapers such as Newburgh New York's "The Evening News" during the week of August 14, 1967.
Jack Wolpe remembered in news article about August 1986 High School Class Reunion at Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh New York.
A recon patrol consisting of First Lieutenant William McBride and 7 men from the 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company, 3rd Recon Battalion, was inserted into the southern end of the A Shau Valley, Thua Thien Province, at 1300 hours on 01 August 1967. They patrolled for the next 2 days and their report follows:
From HMM-164 operations report:
Those killed in this incident were:
Almost 30 years later the crash site was examined by JTF and human remains were
repatriated on 08 June 1994.
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