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Press Release | Sept. 21, 2022

Soldier Accounted For From World War II (Koloski, C.)

WASHINGTON  –   The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that U.S. Army Pfc. Clinton P. Koloski, 21, killed during World War II, was accounted for Sept. 12, 2022.

In January 1945, Koloski was assigned to Company A, 36th Engineer Combat Regiment. On Jan. 14, the unit was on patrol near Obermuhlthal, France, when it encountered German soldiers in fortified positions. At some point during the fighting, Koloski was killed, but historical records do not indicate exactly where. Due to the fighting, his body was unable to be immediately recovered.

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