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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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Lynn Compton (1921 - 2012)

Lynn Davis "Buck" Compton (December 31, 1921 – February 25, 2012) was a California Court of Appeals judge who served as the lead prosecutor in Sirhan Sirhan's trial for the assassination of Ro...

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First Lieutenant Jack Miller (USMC) (1920 - 1942)

) Jack Miller (2 April 1920 - 4 December 1942) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic actions as one of Carlson's Raiders during the Battl...

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Vice Admiral Federick (Dick) Ashworth (1912 - 2005)

Wikipedia Entry (1/9/2014): Vice Admiral Frederick Lincoln "Dick" Ashworth (24 January 1912 – 3 December 2005) was a United States Navy officer who served as the weaponeer on the B-29 Bockscar...

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Group Captain Leonard Henry Trent, VC, DFC (1915 - 1986)

Leonard Trent was born April 14th, 1915 in Nelson. Between 1928 and 1934 he was educated at Nelson College. Following basic training at Taieri, Trent took flight training in Christchurch, receiving his...

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Major General Haywood S. Hansell Jr. (1903 - 1988)

Haywood Shepherd Hansell Jr., (28 September 1903 – 14 November 1988) was a general officer in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) during World War II, and later the United States Air For...

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Lt. General William G. Thrash (USMC) (1916 - 2011)

William Gay Thrash (September 17, 1916 – July 4, 2011) was a United States Marine Corps three-star general and highly decorated Naval Aviator. He retired from active duty on June 30, 1972 afte...

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Walter Charles Langer (1899 - 1981)

Walter Charles Langer (February 5, 1899 – July 4, 1981) was a Cambridge, Massachusetts psychoanalyst best known for his role in preparing a World War II psychological analysis of Adolf Hitler ...

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William L. Langer (1896 - 1977)

William Leonard Langer (March 16, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was the chairman of the history department at Harvard University, He was on leave during World War II as head of the Research and An...

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Captain George Stirling of Glorat, younger, M.C. (1915 - 1941)

CAPTAIN GEORGE A. M. STIRLING OF GLORAT, YOUNGER, M.C. (1915-41) is the youngest son of Sir George Murray Home Stirling of Glorat, Baronet, and his wife, Mabel Elizabeth Sprott, Lady Stirling of Glor...

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Ivan A. Getting (1912 - 2003)

Ivan Alexander Getting (January 18, 1912 – October 11, 2003) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, credited (along with Roger L. Easton and Bradford Parkinson) with the developmen...

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PFC Jacklyn H. Lucas (USMC), Medal of Honor (1928 - 2008)

Private First Class Jacklyn Harold Lucas (14 February 1928 – 5 June 2008) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during the Iwo Jima campaign —...

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Major General John P. Henebry (USAF) (1918 - 2007)

John Philip "Jock" Henebry (February 14, 1918 – September 30, 2007) was an United States Air Force Major General. He was born in Plainfield, Illinois. In 1936, he graduated from Campion High...

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William Henry Draper, Jr. MP (1894 - 1974)

. William Henry Draper, Jr. (August 10, 1894 – December 26, 1974) was a U.S. army officer, banker, and diplomat. Life and career Draper was born in Harlem, New York City, the son of Mary E...

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Fuller Warren, Governor MP (1905 - 1973)

Fuller Warren (October 3, 1905 – September 23, 1973) was the 30th Governor of Florida. Before 1949 Born in Blountstown, Florida, he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. While...

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Daniel T. McCarty, Governor MP (1912 - 1953)

Daniel Thomas McCarty (January 18, 1912 - September 28, 1953) was an American politician and elected officeholder. McCarty was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, and served as its speak...

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Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (1921 - 2008)

. Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (March 21, 1921 – December 25, 2008) was an American newspaper publisher who served at the helm of The Miami Herald and as chairman of the Knight Ridder newspaper d...

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Lt. General George M. Seignious (1921 - 2005)

Lieutenant General George Marion Seignious U.S. Army (June 21, 1921 – July 3, 2005) was a distinguished military leader, diplomat and college president. Biography Seignious was born and ra...

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Major Thomas D. Howie ("The Major of St. Lo") (1908 - 1944)

Thomas Dry Howie (April 12, 1908 – July 17, 1944) was an American army officer, killed during the Battle of Normandy during World War II, while trying to capture the French town of Saint-L�...

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Vice Admiral Bernard L. Austin (USN) (1902 - 1979)

Bernard Lige Austin (15 December 1902 – 21 September 1979) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War and comma...

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Major General Lewie G. Merritt (USMC) (1897 - 1974)

Lewie Griffith Merritt (nicknamed "Griff") (June 26, 1897 – March 24, 1974) was a major general and early aviator in the United States Marine Corps. Merritt served over 30 years in the Marine ...

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Brig. General Barnwell R. Legge (1891 - 1949)

Barnwell Rhett Legge (July 9, 1891 – June 7, 1949) was a highly decorated U.S. Army officer, who reached the rank of Brigadier General. He is most noted as a Military Attaché to Switz...

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Gebhard Ludwig Himmler MP (1898 - 1989)

Gebhard Ludwig Himmler (29 July 1898 – 1982) was a German Nazi functionary, mechanical engineer and older brother of Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler.

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Ernst Hermann Himmler MP (1905 - 1945)

Ernst Hermann Himmler (23 December 1905 in Munich – 2 May 1945) was a German Nazi functionary, engineer and younger brother of Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler.

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Heinrich Luitpold Himmler, Reichsführer-SS MP (1900 - 1945)

Heinrich Lultpold Himmler Heinrich Luitpold Himmler (German: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈluˑɪtˌpɔlt ˈhɪmlɐ] 7 October 1900 &#...

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G. B. Pegram (1876 - 1958)

George Braxton Pegram (October 24, 1876 – August 12, 1958) was an American physicist who played a key role in the technical administration of the Manhattan Project. Life Pegram was born in...

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Vice Admiral Walden L. Ainsworth (1886 - 1960)

Walden Lee "Pug" Ainsworth (November 10, 1886 – August 7, 1960) was an admiral of the United States Navy. For his role in commanding destroyer and cruiser task forces in the Pacific during Wor...

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Vice Admiral Benedict J. Semmes, Jr. (1913 - 1994)

. Benedict Joseph Semmes, Jr. (8 April 1913 – 4 June 1994) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II and the Cold War, command of destroyers, a ...

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Vice Admiral John Wesley Roper (1898 - 1963)

Assumed command of the USS WISCONSIN on 20 February 1945, and with the rank of Captain directed her in the assault and occupation of Okinawa and in the final strikes against Japanese Home Islands. For ...

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Admiral Hon. Sir Guy Russell, GBE, KCB, DSO (1898 - 1977)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vice Admiral Sir Guy Russell, Commander in Chief Far East Station, leaves his old flagship HMS Glory in Kure, Japan, September 1951 Born 14 April 1898 Died 25 Se...

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John Horace Ragnar Colvin, CMG (1922 - 2003)

John Horace Ragnar Colvin, CMG, (Tokyo, Japan 18 June 1922 - London, 4 October 2003) was a British sailor, intelligence officer, banker and military historian. Family The Colvin family had a long...

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Admiral Sir Ragnar Musgrave Colvin KBE, CB (1882 - 1954)

Admiral Sir Ragnar Musgrave Colvin KBE, CB (7 May 1882 – 22 February 1954) was a long-serving Royal Navy officer who commanded the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) at the outbreak of the Second Wor...

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Vice Admiral Charles Bowers Momsen, USN MP (1896 - 1967)

VICE ADMIRAL CHARLES BOWERS MOMSEN He was a pioneer in submarine rescue for the United States Navy. He invented the underwater escape device later called the "Momsen lung" for which he received the N...

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Franciszek Kleeberg (1888 - 1941)

Franciszek Kleeberg – generał brygady Wojska Polskiego. Wikipedia PL

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