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Wanted: photos of Vietnam Wall names from Klickitat County

 

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FACES OF THE FORGOTTEN: Janna Hoehn stands with some of the pictures of deceased Vietnam veterans she has found. Now she's looking for pictures of Klickitat County fallen.

A resident of Hawaii is looking for names of Klickitat County military personnel who died in the Vietnam War.

Janna Hoehn and her husband made a visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., five years ago, seeking to make an etching of a name from the Wall-even though she knew no names there.

"I approached the Wall and choose a name," Hoehn recalls. "Gregory John Crossman-an MIA."

When she returned home she decided to research Crossman and try to find his family. "In the event they were never able to go to the Wall, I would send them the etching, hoping they would share a photo with me of Gregory," she says. "Off and on for six months I researched every way possible an...



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