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2 more photos needed for planned Vietnam memorial


February 11, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A project seeking to find photographs of the 988 Oklahomans who died in the Vietnam War has located images for all but two — one a soldier, the other a Marine.

Army Pfc. Jesse Willard Dowling, a Lawton native, was killed June 3, 1968, in central South Vietnam by an enemy grenade.

Marine Lance Cpl. Robert Douglas Chistiansen, from Oklahoma City, died in action in Feb. 21, 1969, in a mortar attack about 20 miles south of the North Vietnamese border

The photographs are posted on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund page and plans eventually call for the photos of ever...

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