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General Thomas T. Handy (1892 - 1982)

Thomas Troy Handy (March 11, 1892 – April 12, 1982) was a United States Army four-star general who served as Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army (DCSA) from 1944 to 1947; Commanding General, Four...

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Cresson Henry Kearny (1914 - 2003)

Cresson Henry Kearny (/ˈkɑrni/; January 7, 1914 — December 18, 2003) wrote several survival-related books based primarily on research performed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory...

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Captain Frederick Heyliger (1916 - 2001)

Captain Frederick Theodore 'Moose' Heyliger (June 23, 1916 – November 3, 2001) was an officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Divisio...

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Capt John Davies Campbell, CVO, CBE, MC (1921 - 2015)

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Lt. Col. Charles Carpenter (aka, Bazooka Charlie) (1913 - 1966)

) Lt. Col. Charles Carpenter, aka Bazooka Charlie, (1913 – 1966) was a U.S. Army officer and army observation pilot who served in World War II. He is best remembered for destroying several ene...

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Major General Robert B. Williams (1901 - 1971)

Robert Boyd Williams was a major general in the United States Army Air Forces and a major combat commander during World War II. He personally led the B-17 raid on the Schweinfurt ball-bearing factori...

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Major General James Earl Rudder (1910 - 1970)

James Earl Rudder (May 6, 1910 – March 23, 1970) was the United States Army major general who as a lieutenant colonel was the commander of the historic Pointe du Hoc battle which was part of t...

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Staff Sergeant George D. Keathley (1917 - 1944)

George Dennis Keathley (March 10, 1917 – September 14, 1944) was a staff sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War II. Biography B...

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First Lieutenant Turney W. Leonard (1921 - 1944)

Turney White Leonard (June 18, 1921 - November 6, 1944) was a United States Army officer who received the U.S. military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II. Biograp...

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Second Lieutenant Lloyd Herbert Hughes (1921 - 1943)

Lloyd Herbert "Pete" Hughes, Jr., (July 12, 1921 – August 1, 1943), a second lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions in Ope...

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Sergeant William G. Harrell (USMC) (1922 - 1964)

William George Harrell (June 16, 1922 – August 9, 1964) was a United States Marine who was awarded his nation's highest military honor – the Medal of Honor – for his heroic actio...

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Lt. General Andrew Davis Bruce (1894 - 1969)

Andrew Davis Bruce (September 14, 1894 – July 28, 1969) was an American academic and soldier who served as the third president of the University of Houston. He retired from the United States A...

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Major Horace S. Carswell, Jr. (1916 - 1944)

. Horace Seaver "Stump" Carswell, Jr. (July 18, 1916 – October 26, 1944) was a Medal of Honor recipient as a Major in the United States Army Air Corps who served in World War II. He is the nam...

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Colonel Jack L. Treadwell (1919 - 1977)

Jack LeMaster Treadwell [1] (March 31, 1919 – December 12, 1977) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor&#...

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Vice Admiral Stanhope C. Ring (1902 - 1963)

Stanhope Cotton Ring, the son of Navy Commodore James Andrew Ring, was born in Portsmouth, VA in 1902. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy at the age of sixteen and graduated in 1923. His initial dutie...

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Lt. Langdon K. Fieberling (1910 - 1943)

Langdon Kellogg Fieberling, born 3 January 1910 in Oakland, Calif., enlisted in the Naval Reserve 7 October 1935, and after training and service as an aviation cadet, was commissioned ensign 1 March ...

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Rear Admiral Joseph Muse Worthington (1902 - 1986)

US Navy Rear Admiral. Worthington graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1924. He attended the Army Industrial College in 1933 and the Naval War College in 1943. After early sea duty and s...

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Admiral John H. Hoover (1887 - 1970)

John Howard Hoover (May 15, 1887 – December 2, 1970) was a United States Navy admiral who held several flag commands during World War II most notably those in the Central Pacific under Chester...

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Major General Willis H. Hale (1893 - 1961)

Hale commanded the Air Force detachment at Midway during the historic battle. Succeeding to command of 7 Air Force after its commander, Clarence Tinker, went missing in action in a raid on Wake, ...

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Vice Admiral Patrick N. L. Bellinger (1885 - 1962)

Patrick Nieson Lynch Bellinger (October 8, 1885 – May 30, 1962) was a United States Navy officer with the rank of Vice Admiral, a naval aviator and a naval aviation pioneer. Biography He w...

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Commander George Philip, Jr. (1912 - 1945)

. George Philip Jr. (14 April 1912 – 16 June 1945) was a United States Navy Commander and recipient of the Navy Cross and Silver Star. He died during a kamikaze attack while commanding USS Twi...

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Lt. Commander John C. Waldron (1900 - 1942)

John Charles Waldron (August 24, 1900 – June 4, 1942) was a United States Navy aviator who led a squadron of torpedo bombers in World War II. He and most of his squadron perished in the Battle...

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Rear Admiral C. Wade McClusky (1902 - 1976)

Rear Admiral Clarence Wade McClusky, Jr., (1 June 1902 – 27 June 1976) was a United States Navy aviator during World War II. He is credited with playing a major part in the Battle of Midway. I...

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Rear Admiral Arnold E. True (1901 - 1979)

Arnold E. True (January 23, 1901 – December 11, 1979) was an American military officer in the U.S. Navy. He commanded the Sims-class destroyer USS Hammann. Early life Arnold Ellsworth True...

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Admiral Laurance DuBose (1893 - 1967)

Laurence Toombs DuBose was the only son of Dr. George Pierce and Louisa Toombs DuBose; he had three sisters. After completing high school, DuBose attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated with th...

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Major Floyd B. Parks (USMC) (1911 - 1942)

Major Floyd Bruce Parks (January 16, 1911 – June 4, 1942) was a decorated aviation officer in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. Biography Parks was born in Salisbury, Mis...

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Vice Admiral George D. Murray (1889 - 1956)

George Dominic Murray (July 6, 1889 – June 18, 1956) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy and early naval aviator. Biography Murray was born in Boston, Massachusetts, attended the ...

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Rear Admiral Maxwell F. Leslie (1922 - 1985)

Maxwell Franklin Leslie (24 October 1902 – 26 September 1985) was a naval aviator in the United States Navy during World War II. He is credited with playing a major part in the Battle of Midwa...

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Vice Admiral Miles Browning (1897 - 1954)

Miles Rutherford Browning was an officer in the United States Navy in the Atlantic during World War I and in the Pacific during World War II. A pioneer in the development of aircraft carrier combat o...

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Vice Admiral Elliott Buckmaster (1889 - 1976)

Vice Admiral Elliott Buckmaster (October 19, 1889 - October 10, 1976) was a United States Navy officer, later promoted to flag rank, and naval aviator during World War I and World War II. Born in B...

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Vice Admiral Alfred E. Montgomery (1891 - 1961)

Vice Admiral Alfred Eugene Montgomery (12 June 1891 – 15 December 1961) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in World War I and World War II. A graduate of the Naval Academy, he...

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Vice Admiral Frederick C. Sherman (1888 - 1957)

Frederick Carl Sherman (May 27, 1888 – July 27, 1957) was a highly decorated admiral of the United States Navy during World War II.

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Rear Admiral Charles Alan Pownall (1887 - 1975)

Charles Alan Pownall (October 4, 1887 – July 19, 1975) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and Governor of Guam (May 30, 1946 – September 27, 1949). He was the third military G...

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Major James L. Jones, Sr. (USMC) (1912 - 1986)

. Major James Logan Jones, Sr. (June 26, 1912 – March 30, 1986) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps and is considered to be a "co-patron of amphibious reconnaissance" in the Fleet...

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Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Rodney Park, GCB, KBE, MC, DFC (1892 - 1975)

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Major Henry Alexander Lambert (1915 - 1944)

MAJOR HENRY ALEXANDER LAMBERT is the son of Henry Lambert and Violet Crawford. He was born in London, England, in 1915 [The Genealogy of the Dirom Family: Kittybrewster.com] Death Major Henry Ale...

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General Dwight E. Beach (1908 - 2000)

General Dwight Edward Beach (July 20, 1908 – July 22, 2000) commanded the United States Forces Korea from 1965–1966 and U.S. Army, Pacific from September 1966 to July 1968. He gained hi...

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Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, GCB, GCSI, GCIE, KCVO, CMG, MC, PC (1883 - 1950)

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Paul Harvey Mansfield MP (1918 - 2006)

Was on the SS President Coolidge when it sank during World War II. It was a converted cruise liner. Paul was a member of the US Army (43rd Infantry), and one of the survivors of that incident. Many l...

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Brig.-Gen. William W. Ashurst (1893 - 1952)

William Wallace Ashurst (October 30, 1893 - February 18, 1952) was a Brigadier General in the United States Marine Corps, who served as a last commander of the North China Marine Detachment. He was cap...

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Rear Admiral Oliver F. Naquin (1904 - 1989)

Rear Admiral Oliver Francis Naquin, United States Navy (March 24, 1904 – November 13, 1989) was born in New Orleans, and was a 1925 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He was one of...

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Admiral Charles P. Snyder (1879 - 1964)

Charles Philip Snyder (July 10, 1879 – December 3, 1964) was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy who served as the U.S. Navy's first Naval Inspector General during World War II.

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Major General Joseph C. Mehaffey (1889 - 1963)

Joseph Cowles Mehaffey (November 20, 1889 - February 18, 1963) was a Major General in the United States Army. As a member of the Army Corps of Engineers, he was the consulting engineer on the Arlingt...

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Felix L. Sparks MP (1917 - 2007)

Brigadier General Felix Sparks (August 2, 1917—September 25, 2007) was an American military commander who led the 3rd Battalion of the 157th Infantry Regiment of the 45th Infantry Division of th...

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Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE MP (1914 - 2000)

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Vice Admiral Olaf M. Hustvedt (1886 - 1978)

Vice Admiral Olaf Mandt Hustvedt (23 June 1886 – 22 December 1978) was a senior officer of the United States Navy. He saw service in World War I and World War II, operating in both the Battle ...

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Lt. General Delos C. Emmons (1889 - 1965)

Delos Carleton Emmons was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. Essentially a "desk general", he was the military governor of Hawaii in the aftermath of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and admin...

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Lt. General Walter C. Short (1880 - 1949)

Walter Campbell Short (March 30, 1880 – March 9, 1949) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army and the U.S. military commander responsible for the defense of U.S. military installat...

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Major General Francis W. Billado (1907 - 1966)

Francis William Billado (March 3, 1907—September 13, 1966 ) was a Vermont Attorney and military officer who served as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard. Early life Francis W. ...

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Major General Leonard F. Wing (1893 - 1945)

Leonard Fish Wing, Sr. (nicknamed "Red") was a Vermont political figure and a division commander in the United States Army during World War II.

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Brig. General John French Conklin (1891 - 1973)

Biography John French Conklin (April 20, 1891 - January 25, 1973) was an American Brigadier general, who served most of his career in the United States Army Corps of Engineers. During the World War I...

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Robert Woods Bliss (1875 - 1962)

Robert Woods Bliss (5 August, 1875 – 19 April 1962) was an American diplomat, art collector, philanthropist, and one of the co-founders of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in...

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Eugene T. Booth, Jr. (1912 - 2004)

Eugene Theodore Booth (1912 in Rome, Georgia – 6 March 2004) was an American nuclear physicist. He was a member of the historic Columbia University team which made the first demonstration of...

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Sir Charles Elworthy, Baron Elworthy (1911 - 1993)

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Samuel Charles Elworthy, Baron Elworthy KG, GCB, CBE, DSO, LVO, DFC, AFC (23 March 1911 – 4 April 1993) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force. He served as c...

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Mason Hammond (1903 - 2002)

Mason Hammond (1903 – 13 October 2002), was an American educator and scholar. He was a Harvard University professor, an authority on Latin and the history of Rome and its empire, and chairma...

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William Clark (1891 - 1957)

William Clark (February 1, 1891 – October 10, 1957) was a United States federal judge. Clark was born on February 1, 1891 in Newark, New Jersey. His father, John William Clark, was president o...

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Rev Keith Elliott VC MP (1916 - 1989)

Keith Elliott VC (25 April 1916 – 7 October 1989) was a New Zealand soldier who served with the New Zealand Military Forces during the Second World War. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, the hi...

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Lieutenant-Colonel David Alexander Wallace Lochhead, M.C. (1920 - 2009)

LIEUTENANT-COLONEL DAVID ALEXANDER WALLACE LOCHHEAD, M.C. Soldier and secretary of the British Red Cross in Scotland. He was born at Ayr in Scotland on 1 October, 1920 and died at Troon there on 3 ...

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Vice Admiral Lawson P. "Red" Ramage (1909 - 1990)

Lawson Paterson "Red" Ramage (19 January 1909 – 15 April 1990) was a vice admiral in the United States Navy and a noted submarine commander during World War II. Ramage was decorated with the M...

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Arthur Seyss-Inquart MP (1892 - 1946)

Arthur Seyss-Inquart (help·info) (in German: Seyß-Inquart) (22 July 1892 – 16 October 1946) was a Chancellor of Austria, lawyer and later Nazi official in pre-Anschluss Austria, ...

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Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt MP (1894 - 1979)

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt (April 9, 1894 – October 13, 1979), the fifth child of US President Theodore Roosevelt was a distinguished US Army officer and commander of U.S. forces in both Worl...

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John C. Whitehead (1922 - 2015)

John Cunningham Whitehead (April 2, 1922 – February 7, 2015) was an American banker and civil servant, and a board member of the World Trade Center Memorial Foundation (WTC Memorial Foundation...

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Lt. General Richard Garfield Weede (USMC) (1911 - 1985)

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Major General Frank O. Hunter (1894 - 1982)

Frank O. Hunter began his military career as a World War I flying ace, being credited by the United States Army Air Service with downing nine enemy aircraft. Hunter became an advocate of fighter airc...

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Andrew "Andy" Aitken Rooney MP (1919 - 2011)

Andrew Aitken "Andy" Rooney (January 14, 1919 – November 4, 2011) was an American radio and television writer. He was most notable for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney", a ...

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Tommy Hitchcock, Jr. (1900 - 1944)

. Thomas Hitchcock, Jr. (February 11, 1900 - April 19, 1944) was an American polo player who was killed in an air crash during World War II. He was inducted into the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame...

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Lt. General Hubert R. Harmon (1892 - 1957)

Lieutenant General Hubert Reilly Harmon (April 3, 1892 – February 22, 1957), after a distinguished combat career in World War II, was instrumental in developing plans for the establishment of ...

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Lt. General Millard Fillmore Harmon, Jr. (1888 - 1945)

Millard Fillmore Harmon Jr. (January 19, 1888 – February 26, 1945) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army Air Forces during the Pacific campaign in World War II. He was presumed ...

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Brig. General Harold Huston George (1892 - 1942)

Harold Huston George (14 September 1892 – 29 April 1942) was a general officer in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He began his military career before World War I when he...

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General Muir S. Fairchild (1894 - 1950)

General Muir Stephen Fairchild (September 2, 1894 – March 17, 1950) was the second vice chief of staff of the United States Air Force.

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General John Lesesne DeWitt (1880 - 1962)

Responsible for decision to confine Japanese-Americans to detention camps during World War II.

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Theodore Stark Wilkinson, Jr. (1888 - 1946)

Theodore Stark "Ping" Wilkinson (December 22, 1888 – February 21, 1946) was a Vice-Admiral of the United States Navy during World War II. He also received the Medal of Honor for his actions in...

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Deane Keller (1901 - 1992)

Deane Keller (December 14, 1901–April 12, 1992) was an American artist, academic, soldier, art restorer and preservationist. He taught for forty years at Yale University's School of Fine Arts ...

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Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, II (1912 - 1999)

Alfred Gywnne Vanderbilt 1912-1999. A sportsman, grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt II reputed to be the richest man in the world, of Mill Neck, died on Nov. 12, 1999 at 87. He was born in London 191...

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Beirne Lay, Jr. (1909 - 1982)

. Beirne Lay, Jr., (September 1, 1909 - May 26, 1982) was an American author, aviation writer, Hollywood screenwriter, and combat veteran of World War II with the U.S. Army Air Forces. He is best kno...

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George Lloyd Spencer (1893 - 1981)

SPENCER, George Lloyd, a Senator from Arkansas; born in Sarcoxie, Jasper County, Mo., March 27, 1893; moved to Okolona, Ark., in 1902; attended the public schools, Peddie School at Hightstown, N.J., an...

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Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin MP (1875 - 1946)

Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Кали&#x...

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Jean de Lattre de Tassigny MP (1889 - 1952)

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Pierre Koenig MP (1898 - 1970)

Voir Wikipedia... Marie-Pierre Kœnig (10 October 1898 – 2 September 1970) was a French army officer and politician. He commanded a Free French Brigade at the Battle of Bir Hakeim in N...

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Philippe Leclerc, maréchal de France MP (1902 - 1947)

Voir Wikipedia... Philippe François Marie Leclerc de Hauteclocque , (22 November 1902 – 28 November 1947), was a French general during the Second World War. He became Marshal of Franc...

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Maxime Weygand MP (1867 - 1965)

Maxime Weygand (21 January 1867 – 28 January 1965; French pronunciation: ​[vɛɡɑ̃]) was a French military commander in World War I and World War II. Weygand i...

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Albert Lebrun, 15th Président de la République française MP (1871 - 1950)

.geneastar.org... ; gw2.geneanet.org... ; en.wikipedia.org... ; Born 29 August 1871 (Tuesday) - Mercy le Haut ; 54560 ; Audun le Roman ; France Died 6 March 1950 (Monday) - Paris ; 75000 ; Paris ; ...

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Major Sir Hamish Stewart Forbes, 7th Baronet (1916 - 2007)

Major Sir Hamish Stewart Forbes, 7th Baronet, MBE, MC, KStJ (15 February 1916 – 3 September 2007) was a British Army officer who served in the Welsh Guards in the Second World War, spending ...

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Lieutenant General Sir Vernon Sturdee (1890 - 1966)

Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee was born in Frankston, Victoria, on 16 April 1890, the son of Alfred Hobart Sturdee and his wife Laura Isabell, née Merrett.[1] Vernon Sturdee was educated at Me...

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David Cohen MP (1882 - 1967)

David Cohen, son of Hartog Cohen and Rebekka van Essen, born December 31, 1882 played an important role in the Dutch Jewish community before the war and a very debatable one during the war. Together wi...

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Gerhart Friedlander MP (1916 - 2009)

Gerhart Friedlander (born Friedländer, July 28, 1916 – September 6, 2009)[1] was a nuclear chemist who worked on the Manhattan Project. Friedlander was born in Munich, and fled Nazi G...

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Otto Robert Frisch MP (1904 - 1979)

Otto Robert Frisch (1 October 1904, Vienna – 22 September 1979), Austrian-British physicist. With his collaborator Rudolf Peierls he designed the first theoretical mechanism for the detonation...

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Victor "Viki" Frederick Weisskopf, Ph.D. MP (1908 - 2002)

Victor Frederick "Viki" Weisskopf (September 19, 1908 – April 22, 2002) was an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He did postdoctoral work with Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödi...

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Col. William M Bower, Crew # 12 (1917 - 2011)

William Marsh "Bill" Bower (February 13, 1917 – January 10, 2011) was an American aviator, U.S. Air Force Colonel and veteran of World War II. He participated in the "Doolittle Raid over Tokyo...

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Louis Silvie Zamperini MP (1917 - 2014)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Louis Silvie "Louie" Zamperini (January 26, 1917 – July 2, 2014) was an American World War II prisoner of war survivor, inspirational speaker, and Olympic dist...

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Albert Wattenberg (1917 - 2007)

Albert Wattenberg, known to everyone as "Al," was a nuclear physicist. A superb high-energy experimentalist, he continued to publish scientific articles until 2003. A student of Enrico Fermi’...

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Bruce Sundlun MP (1920 - 2011)

Bruce Sundlun (born Bruce George Sundlun;[1] January 19, 1920 – July 21, 2011) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as 71st Governor of Rhode Island from 19...

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Richard Irving Topus MP (1924 - 2008)

Richard Topus, who gained fame as pigeon trainer during World War II. Born in Brooklyn, Topus was the son of Russian Jewish immigrants. Growing up in Flatbush, he fell in love with the pigeons his neig...

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Warren Fales Draper (1883 - 1970)

Warren Fales Draper (August 9, 1883 – March 19, 1970) was Assistant Surgeon General and later Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. After graduating from Harvard M...

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Richard Wesley Hamming (1915 - 1998)

Richard Wesley Hamming (February 11, 1915 – January 7, 1998) was an American mathematician whose work had many implications for computer science and telecommunications. His contributions inclu...

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Nancy Batson Crews (1920 - 2002)

Nancy Batson Crews was one of the original women to participate in the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) during WWII. Personal life Crews was born to Stephen and Ruth Batson in 1920 an...

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Colonel Walter Asmuth, Jr. (USMC) (1911 - 1998)

Colonel Asmuth was born in Washington. He graduated from the old Central High School and then went to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. He graduated in 1932 and was commissioned in the Marine Corp...

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Rear Admiral Richard O'Kane (USN) (1911 - 1994)

Rear Admiral Richard Hetherington “Dick” O'Kane (February 2, 1911 – February 16, 1994) was a United States Navy submarine commander in World War II, who received a Medal of Hon...

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Major General Charles D. Barrett (USMC) (1885 - 1943)

Major General Charles Dodson Barrett (16 August 1885 – 8 October 1943) was the first Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Division. He died while on duty in the South Pacific, 8 October 1943. ...

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Colonel John R. Kane (1907 - 1996)

John Riley Kane (January 5, 1907 – May 29, 1996) was a colonel in the United States Army Air Forces and later the United States Air Force who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, t...

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