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Birthdate & Date of Loss

Date of birth: 1921
Date of death: 1953
Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

1943 Koplewski LB.jpg

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:


Dowagiac, Michigan

"Son of the soil with a love for the elements"—that is Al. A rugged Lithuanian physique, an analytical mind, a desire for self improvement, and a "sea fever" were the sole foundations upon which "Kopper" erected the structure of his naval career. Humorous, considerate, and intensely loyal, with a "Gunga Din like" disregard for personal interests, Al soon formed the many firm friendships he so richly deserved, and after wrestling, dancing, studying, and laughing his way through the Naval Academy, Al set sail for that elusive destination, "success." "Lookout reports clear course ahead, Al."

He was a member of the wrestling team.

The Class of 1943 was graduated in June 1942 due to World War II. The entirety of 2nd class (junior) year was removed from the curriculum.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any information about Albert's life or loss. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Class Navigation

Class of 1943
Albert is one of 77 members of the Class of 1943 in Memorial Hall.
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