Michael Edward Surwald was born on August 26, 1943 and joined the Armed Forces while in East St. Louis, Illinois.
He served in the United States Air Air force. In one year of service, he attained the rank of First Lieutenant.
On September 17, 1966, at the age of 23, Michael Edward Surwald perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Khanh Hoa.
He was killed with Captain Robert Edward Rocky and they are buried together in Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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