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Donald O. Dencker, Deadeye

Co L, 382 Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army

Leyte, Okinawa

1st Lieutenant 802nd Engineer Aviation Battalion




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s WWII Deadeye Memorials

Donald Dencker has been instrumental in establishing the heritage fund to support the Deadeye memory with metal plaques and stone memorials in several spots across the country including both Okinawa and Leyte.

Don has worked dilligently to make sure there are Memorials dedicated to the 96th Infantry in the North, East, South and West of the USA.

Thank you, Don, for all your hard work in getting these memorials in place!

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Arlington National Cemetery
Camp Adair

Ft. Benning Museum


Pacific War Museum

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Large commemorative plaque and a small Divisional plaque
Fort Snelling National Cemetery

The 96th Infantry Division Deadeye Association provided a granite monument with a bronze plaque to honor the memory or our fallen comrades of the 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army who were killed on Leyte, Phillippines or Okinawa, Japan.

For all Deadeyes who fought with valor and distinction to defeat Imperial Japan during World War II.

96th Infantry Division monument dedication

96th Infantry Division Okinawa
Restored Monuments to Col. May and Brig. General Easley on Okinawa
Fort Douglas Museum
Eldred World War II Museum