Charles A. Pomeroy

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Charles A. Pomeroy

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November 06, 1930

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Charles Pomeroy emerged from a nomadic childhood in the Mid-west—he was born in Beloit, Wisconsin—to enter another nomadic life in the U.S. Navy starting in 1947 at the tender age of 17. He served eight years as an aircrew member specialized in electronics, which included two combat tours during the Korean War. That war also introduced him to Japan, a country that in 1950 was yet to recover from the destruction of WWII.
But it was during a later assignment to the Naval Attaché in Rome, Italy, in 1954 and exposure to a world beyond the military that awakened a desire for a higher education. As chance would have it, an interest in Japanese language and arts led to contacts with the Japanese community in Rome. Thus, two years later he left the
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Charles A. Pomeroy The shootdown by Soviet fighters of Crew 12 of Patrol Squadron Six on 6 November of 1951 (my 21st birthday anniversary) near Vladivostok. Several…moreThe shootdown by Soviet fighters of Crew 12 of Patrol Squadron Six on 6 November of 1951 (my 21st birthday anniversary) near Vladivostok. Several members of that crew were close mates, having flown together earlier in the Korean War. The mystery is whether they were KIA or MIA held by the Soviets for their intelligence value, especially the electonics specialists. The sister of one crew member, Jack Lively, continues her efforts to get a conclusive answer from government officials even into 2017.(less)
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Seventy boxes of ashes and bones, unidentified remains from Japan’s 2011 tsunami, found their final resting place in a new charnel house specially built on Shiroyama (Castle Mountain), a promontory that projects into central Otsuchi. The ceremony here took place on February 19, 2017. That was some three weeks ahead of the sixth anniversary of the magnitude 9.0 mega-quake and tsunami that destro... Read more of this blog post »
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