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Major General William W. Eagles (1895 - 1988)

Major General William Willis Eagles (1895-1988) commanded the 45th Infantry Division from Dec. 1943 to Dec. 3, 1944 succeeded by Maj. Gen. Robert T. Frederick. Eagles served as assistant commander of...

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David M. Ludlum (1910 - 1997)

David McWilliams Ludlum (December 3, 1910 – May 23, 1997) was an American historian, meteorologist, entrepreneur, and author. He was the founder of the only magazine in the U.S. about weathe...

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Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds, CC CB CBE DSO CD MP (1903 - 1974)

Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds, CC CB CBE DSO CD (April 23, 1903 – May 15, 1974) was a Canadian Army officer who commanded the II Canadian Corps during World War II. He served as actin...

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Capt. John F. Sprague (1914 - 1943)

Capt. John F. Sprague, was a hero of the Salerno landing in Italy, Sprague, son of former Dallas, Texas Mayor and Mrs. George A. Sprague, 319 East Twelfth, was among the first of the 36th Division ...

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Major General Robert T. Frederick (1907 - 1970)

Robert Tryon Frederick (March 14, 1907 - November 29, 1970) was a highly decorated American combat commander during World War II, who commanded the 1st Special Service Force, the 1st Airborne Task Fo...

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Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley Guinness MP (1906 - 1988)

Group Captain Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley Guinness OBE (9 June 1906 – 31 December 1988), was a British Conservative politician, Member of Parliament for Bath (1931-1945), business magnate and ph...

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Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Slessor GCB, DSO, MC (1897 - 1979)

Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Cotesworth (Jack) Slessor GCB, DSO, MC (3 June 1897 – 12 July 1979) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force (RAF), serving as Chief of the Air Sta...

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Harold D. Smith, Director of the Bureau of the Budget (1898 - 1947)

Harold Dewey Smith (June 6, 1898 - January 23, 1947) was an American civil servant who served as director of the United States Bureau of the Budget (now the Office of Management and Budget) during th...

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General Carl Spaatz (1891 - 1974)

Carl Andrew "Tooey" Spaatz (June 28, 1891 – July 14, 1974) was an American World War II general and the first Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. Early life Born as Carl Andrew ...

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General Robert L. Eichelberger (1886 - 1961)

Robert Lawrence Eichelberger (9 March 1886 – 26 September 1961) was a general officer in the United States Army, who commanded the Eighth United States Army in the Southwest Pacific Area durin...

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Wolfram / Ulf Frhr. von Richthofen (1895 - 1945)

Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (10 October 1895 – 12 July 1945) was a German Generalfeldmarschall (General Field Marshal) of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) during the Second World War. Born...

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Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring (1885 - 1960)

Albert Kesselring (30 November 1885 – 16 July 1960) was a German Luftwaffe Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. In a military career that spanned both World Wars, Kesselring became one of...

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Major General Fred L. Walker (1887 - 1969)

Fred Livingood Walker (June 11, 1887 – October 6, 1969) was a highly decorated American military officer with the rank of Major General, who served in two World Wars and was awarded with secon...

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Lt. General Ridgely Gaither (1903 - 1992)

Ridgely Gaither was a United States Army lieutenant general prominent as commander of the 40th Infantry Division during the Korean War, and commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps, U.S. Army Caribbea...

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Heinrich von Vietinghoff-Scheel (1887 - 1952)

Heinrich Gottfried Otto Richard von Vietinghoff genannt (de: known as) Scheel (December 6, 1887 – February 23, 1952) was a German Colonel-General (Generaloberst) of the German Army (Wehrmacht ...

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Major General Ernest J. Dawley (1886 - 1973)

Ernest J. "Mike" Dawley (17 February 1886 - 10 December 1973) was a Major General in the United States Army, known for commanding VI Corps during Operation Avalanche. The VI Corps took part in the Al...

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Lt. General Clarence R. Huebner (1888 - 1972)

Clarence Ralph Huebner (November 24, 1888 – September 23, 1972) was a highly decorated Lieutenant general of the United States Army during the World War II. World War I A farm boy from B...

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Colonel Harry A. "Paddy" Flint (1888 - 1944)

Colonel Harry Albert "Paddy" Flint (February 12, 1888 - July 24, 1944) was an officer of the United States Army during World War II. Although at 56 years of age he was considerably older than was g...

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Lt. Colonel John J. Toffey (1905 - 1944)

A battalion and deputy regimental commander from Sicily to Rome. Son of a general, grandson of a Congressional Medal of Honor winner, Jack Toffey had commanded American troops since the first landing...

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Generalfeldmarschall Walter Model (1891 - 1945)

Model, Otto Moritz Walter Wikipedia: en de ru fr es zh

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General Sir Gerald William Lathbury, GCB, DSO, MBE (1906 - 1978)

General Sir Gerald William Lathbury, GCB, DSO, MBE (14 July 1906 – 16 May 1978) was a British Army officer during the Second World War and later became Governor of Gibraltar. Military career...

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Colonel Julian Cook (1916 - 1990)

Julian Aaron Cook (October 7, 1916 - June 19, 1990) was an officer in the United States army who gained fame for his crossing of the Waal river during Operation Market Garden. Biography Cook was ...

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Major General Robert "Roy" Elliott Urquhart, CB, DSO (1901 - 1988)

Major General Robert "Roy" Elliott Urquhart, CB, DSO (28 November 1901 – 13 December 1988) was a British military officer. He became prominent for his role commanding the British 1st Airborne ...

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Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes, VC, MC (1917 - 1941)

) Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes, VC, MC (18 May 1917 – 18 November 1941) was a British recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award that can be ma...

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Lt. General Geoffrey Keyes (1888 - 1967)

Geoffrey Keyes (October 30, 1888 – September 17, 1967) was a highly decorated officer of the U.S. Army with the rank of Lieutenant General, who commanded the II Corps during World War II. Ea...

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Vice Admiral Glynn R. Donaho (1905 - 1986)

Glynn Robert "Donc" Donaho (March 25, 1905 - May 26, 1986) was a U.S. Navy officer known principally for his exploits as a submarine commander during World War II, for which he received the Navy Cros...

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Iliff David Richardson (simultaneously US Navy Ensign and US Army Major) (1918 - 2001)

Iliff David "Rich" Richardson (April 9, 1918, Denver, Colorado - October 10, 2001, Houston Texas) was simultaneously a US Navy Ensign and a US Army Major whilst fighting with the Philippine resistanc...

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Vice Admiral Eli Thomas Reich (1913 - 1999)

Profile photo: on right in photo taken at launching of USS Sealion, October 31, 1943 (with wife and parents) Vice Admiral Eli Thomas Reich (March 20, 1913 New York – November 30, 1999 Arli...

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Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, Chief of Naval Operations (1920 - 2000)

Click here to view the page devoted to Admiral Zumwalt at findagrave.com. Click here to view the page devoted to Admiral Zumwalt at Wikipedia. Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr. (November 29, 1920 &#x...

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Admiral Robert Carney, Chief of Naval Operations (1895 - 1990)

Robert Bostwick Carney (March 26, 1895 – June 25, 1990) was an admiral in the United States Navy who served as commander-in-chief of the NATO forces in Southern Europe (1951–1953) and t...

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Admiral Louis E. Denfeld, Chief of Naval Operations (1891 - 1972)

Louis Emil Denfeld (April 13, 1891, Westborough, Massachusetts – March 28, 1972, Westborough, Massachusetts), was Chief of Naval Operations of the United States Navy from 15 December 1947 to...

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Captain Richard C. Steere (USN) (1909 - 2001)

From a contemporary press report: Richard C. Steere, a retired Navy captain who was the weather expert for General George S. Patton during the Anglo-American landing in North Africa in November 194...

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Lt. Colonel John H. Van Vliet, Jr. (deceased)

John Huff Van Vliet Jr. was the son of Colonel John H. Van Vliet Sr. (USMA 1913). His great-grandfather was Stewart Van Vliet (USMA 1840) who fought on the Union side and was nominated general during t...

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Rear Admiral William S. Parsons (1901 - 1953)

Rear Admiral William Sterling "Deak" Parsons (26 November 1901 – 5 December 1953) was an American Naval officer who worked as an ordnance expert on the Manhattan Project during World War II. H...

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Major General Reuben H. Tucker III (1911 - 1970)

Major General Reuben Henry Tucker III (b. Ansonia, Connecticut, on January 29, 1911 - d. Charleston, South Carolina on 6 January 1970) was a U.S. Army officer who commanded the 504th Parachute Infant...

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George Andrew Davis, Jr. (1920 - 1952)

. George Andrew Davis, Jr. (December 1, 1920 – February 10, 1952) was a highly decorated flying ace of the United States (US) Army in World War II, and later of the US Air Force during the Kor...

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Lt. General John B. Coulter (1891 - 1983)

John Breitling Coulter (1891–1983) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. Coulter served during World Wars I and II and the Korean War. Early life Coulter was born on April 27...

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Lt. General Manton S. Eddy (1892 - 1962)

Manton Sprague Eddy (May 16, 1892 – April 10, 1962) was a Lieutenant General of the United States Army. Early life Eddy graduated from Shattuck Military School in Faribault, Minnesota in 1...

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Lieutenant-General Sir Oliver W. H. Leese, 3rd Baronet, KCB, CBE, DSO (1894 - 1978)

Lieutenant-General Sir Oliver William Hargreaves Leese, 3rd Baronet, KCB, CBE, DSO (27 October 1894 – 22 January 1978) was a British general during the Second World War. Contents [show] ...

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Major General Ernest N. Harmon (1894 - 1979)

Ernest Nason Harmon (February 26, 1894 – November 13, 1979) was a United States Army general. He is best known for his actions in reorganizing U.S. II Corps after the debacle at the Battle of ...

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Lt. General William B. Kean (1897 - 1981)

William Benjamin Kean (1897–1981) was a general in the United States Army. Early life He was born William Benjamin Kean, Jr., in Buffalo, New York on July 9, 1897. Kean graduated from the ...

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Major General Leland S. Hobbs (1892 - 1966)

Leland Stanford Hobbs (February 4, 1892 – March 6, 1966) was a highly decorated Major General in the United States Army, who commanded 30th Infantry Division during the World War II. Early y...

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Lt. General Stafford LeRoy Irwin (1893 - 1955)

Stafford LeRoy Irwin(March 23, 1893 – November 23, 1955) was a lieutenant general of the United States Army. He came from the family with long military tradition. He was the son of Army Major ...

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Major General Stanhope B. Mason (1904 - 1990)

During World War II, Stanhope B. Mason served as Chief of Staff of the 1st US Infantry Division ("Big Red One") and the V Corps (as a Brig. General). He graduated from the US Military Academy, West...

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Colonel Edson Raff (1907 - 2003)

Edson Duncan Raff (November 15, 1907 in New York City – March 11, 2003 in Garnett, Kansas) was an officer in the US Army and author of a book on paratroopers. He served as commanding officer o...

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Major General Robert Lee Howze, Jr. (1903 - 1983)

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General Hamilton H. Howze (1908 - 1998)

Hamilton Hawkins Howze (December 21, 1908–December 8, 1998) was born in West Point, New York, while his father, Major General Robert Lee Howze, an 1888 West Point graduate, was serving as Comm...

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Stanisław Franciszek Sosabowski, I (1892 - 1967)

Stanisław Franciszek Sosabowski (ur. 8 maja 1892 w Stanisławowie, zm. 25 września 1967 w Londynie) – generał brygady Wojska Polskiego. Stanisław Franciszek S...

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Major General Louis V. Hightower (1909 - 1972)

Louis Hightower graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1931. He retired in 1968 as a U.S. Army Major General. Citation: Distinguished Service Cross MAJOR GENERAL LOUIS V...

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Major General Lunsford E. Oliver (1889 - 1978)

Lunsford Errett Oliver (March 17, 1889 – October 13, 1978) was an American soldier, who commanded the 5th Armored Division during World War II. Early life and Army Career Before World War II...

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Gen. John K. Waters (1906 - 1989)

John Knight Waters (December 20, 1906 – January 9, 1989) was a United States Army four-star general who served as commander, U.S. Army, Pacific from 1964 to 1966. He was also the son-in-law of...

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Brig. General William H. Wilbur (1888 - 1979)

William Hale Wilbur (September 24, 1888–December 27, 1979) 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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Cal Worthington MP (1920 - 2013)

Calvin Coolidge "Cal" Worthington (November 27, 1920 – September 8, 2013) was an American car dealer, best known on the West Coast of the United States, and to a more limited extent elsewhere, f...

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John Paton Davies, Jr. (1909 - 1999)

(b. 6 April 1908 in Kiating, Sichuan Province, China; d. 23 December 1999 in Asheville, North Carolina), career U.S. foreign service officer and China expert who became a prominent victim of McCarthy...

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Pierre Sévigny (1917 - 2004)

Joseph Pierre Albert Sévigny, PC, OC, CD, VM, ED (September 12, 1917 – March 20, 2004) was a Canadian soldier, author, politician, and academic. He is best known for his involvement in ...

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Lt. Commander Rufus G. Herring (USNR) (1921 - 1996)

Rufus Geddie Herring (June 11, 1921 – January 31, 1996) was a United States Naval Reserve officer and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for ...

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Creswell Garlington, Jr. (1922 - 1944)

Creswell Garlington, Jr., 2nd Lieutenant in the 335th Infantry, 111th Division, died December 3, 1944, of wounds received in action December 1st. during the Battle of the Bulge. For his heroism in this...

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Henry J. Kaiser MP (1882 - 1967)

Henry John Kaiser (May 9, 1882 – August 24, 1967) was an American industrialist who became known as the father of modern American shipbuilding. He established the Kaiser Shipyard which built L...

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Roscoe Turner (1895 - 1970)

Roscoe Turner b. 29 Sep 1895, Gift, Alcorn Co., MS, m. (1) 29 Sep 1924, Carline Stovall, m. (2) 18 Dec 1946, Margaret M. Miller. Roscoe died 1970. He was a world air speed racer in 1929. The airpor...

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Clyde Edward Pangborn (1894 - 1958)

Clyde Edward Pangborn (October 28, 1895 – March 29, 1958) also known as "Upside-Down Pangborn" was an American aviator who performed aerial stunts during the 1920s. Along with his co-pilot, ...

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Admiral Thomas H. Moorer (1912 - 2004)

Thomas Hinman Moorer (February 9, 1912 – February 5, 2004) was an admiral and naval aviator in the United States Navy who served as Chief of Naval Operations from 1967 to 1970, and as the Ch...

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Admiral Marc Mitscher (1887 - 1947)

Admiral Marc Andrew "Pete" Mitscher (January 26, 1887 – February 3, 1947) was a pioneer in naval aviation who became an admiral in the United States Navy, and served as commander of the Fast...

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Wayne Morris (1914 - 1959)

) Wayne Morris (February 17, 1914 – September 14, 1959), born Bert DeWayne Morris in Los Angeles, was an American film and television actor, as well as a decorated World War II fighter ace. He...

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David McCampbell (1910 - 1996)

Captain David McCampbell (January 16, 1910 – June 30, 1996) was an American naval aviator, who became the US Navy’s all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during World War II. ...

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Charles Rankin Bond, Jr. (1915 - 2009)

) Charles Rankin Bond, Jr. (April 22, 1915 – August 18, 2009) was an American pilot and United States Air Force officer. He served with the Flying Tigers in Burma and China during World War II...

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James H. Howard (1913 - 1995)

James Howell Howard (April 13, 1913 – March 18, 1995) was a general in the United States Air Force and the only fighter pilot in the European Theater of Operations in World War II to receive t...

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Vermont Garrison (1915 - 1994)

Vermont Garrison (October 29, 1915 — February 14, 1994) was a career officer in the United States Air Force, and an ace with 17.33 credited victories in aerial combat. He was one of only seven...

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David Lee "Tex" Hill (1915 - 2007)

David Lee "Tex" Hill (July 13, 1915 – October 11, 2007) was a fighter pilot and flying ace in World War II, with later service in Korea. Early life He was born in Kwangju, Korea, the son o...

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Albert Francis Hegenberger (1895 - 1983)

Albert Francis Hegenberger (September 30, 1895 – August 31, 1983) was a Major General in the United States Air Force and a pioneering aviator who set a flight distance record with Lester J. Ma...

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George William Goddard (1889 - 1987)

George William Goddard (June 15, 1889 – September 20, 1987) was a United States Air Force Brigadier General, and a pioneer in aerial photography. Early life George William Goddard was born...

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Laurence Cardee Craigie (1902 - 1994)

Laurence Carbee Craigie (January 26, 1902 – February 27, 1994), was a United States aviator and United States Air Force general. He became the first U.S. military jet pilot in 1942 when he pil...

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General George Brown (USAF) (1918 - c.1980)

Courtesy of the United States Air Force: GENERAL GEORGE SCRATCHLEY BROWN Retired June 21, 1978. Died December 5, 1978 General George Scratchley Brown was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, De...

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John R. Alison (1912 - 2011)

John Richardson "Johnny" Alison (November 21, 1912 – June 6, 2011) was a highly decorated American combat ace of World War II and veteran of the Korean War, and is often cited as the father of...

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Admiral Oscar C. Badger II (1890 - 1958)

Oscar Charles Badger II (June 26, 1890 – November 30, 1958) was an admiral of the United States Navy who served in both World Wars, and, as a junior officer, received the Medal of Honor. Ear...

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Konstanty Maria Józef Drucki-Lubecki (1893 - 1940)

Konstanty Maria Józef Drucki-Lubecki – książę herbu Druck, pułkownik dyplomowany kawalerii Wojska Polskiego, odznaczony Orderem Virtuti Militari. Ofiara zbrodn...

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Henryk "Hubal" Dobrzański, III (1897 - 1940)

Henryk Dobrzański , właśc. Henryk Hubal-Dobrzański z Dobrej h. Leliwa, pseud. Hubal – major kawalerii Wojska Polskiego, sportowiec, "zagończyk", jeden z pierws...

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Władysław Anders (1892 - 1970)

Władysław Anders – generał broni Wojska Polskiego, Naczelny Wódz Polskich Sił Zbrojnych w latach 1944-1945. Wikipedia PL -------------------- Lieutenant-Ge...

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Edward Śmigły-Rydz (1886 - 1941)

Edward Śmigły-Rydz , też: Edward Rydz, Edward Rydz-Śmigły, ps. Śmigły, Tarłowski, Adam Zawisza – polski wojskowy i polityk, Marszał...

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Stefan Paweł Rowecki, Jr. (1895 - 1944)

Stefan Paweł Rowecki ps. Grot, Rakoń, Grabica, Inżynier, Jan, Kalina, Tur – generał dywizji wojska polskiego, komendant główny Armii Krajowej, teoretyk ...

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Tadeusz "Bór" Komorowski (1895 - 1966)

General Count Tadeusz Komorowski was a Polish military leader.

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Erich Julius Eberhard von dem Bach (1899 - 1972)

Erich von dem Bach , właściwie: Erich Julius Eberhard von Zelewski – generał SS (SS-Obergruppenführer), członek NSDAP od 1930, SS od 1931. Od ok. 1933 u...

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Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim nicknamed BRICKENDROP "von" Ribbentrop MP (1893 - 1946)

Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim von Ribbentrop (30 April 1893 – 16 October 1946) was Foreign Minister of Nazi Germany from 1938 until 1945. A businessman, he was appointed German Ambassador to ...

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Lorne Maclaine Campbell of Airds, VC, DSO, OBE (1902 - 1991)

Campbell was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Major Oliver Churchill DSO MC (1914 - 1997)

Major William Oliver Churchill DSO MC (1914–1997) was a Special Operations Executive (SOE) officer during World War II. He was a brother of Group Captain Walter Churchill DSO DFC and Captain...

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Group Captain Walter Myers Churchill DSO DFC (1907 - 1942)

Group Captain Walter Myers Churchill DSO DFC (24 November 1907 – 27 August 1942) was a Royal Air Force pilot during World War II. He was a brother of Captain Peter Churchill DSO Croix de Gue...

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Natalie Scarritt Douglas-Hamilton (1909 - 2013)

Natalie was the founder of Bundles For Britain for which she received the Order of the British Empire ( OBE) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Lad...

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J. D. Salinger MP (1919 - 2010)

Jerome David "J. D." Salinger (January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American writer. Living reclusively after much-noticed publications early in his career, he last published an original w...

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Air Chief Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside, GCB, MC, DFC (1893 - 1969)

Marshal of the Royal Air Force William Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas of Kirtleside, GCB, MC, DFC (23 December 1893 – 29 October 1969) was a senior figure in the Royal Air Force up to and d...

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1st Lt. Jack Lummus (USMC) (1915 - 1945)

Andrew Jackson Lummus, Jr. (October 22, 1915–March 8, 1945) was a two-sport athlete at Baylor University, a professional football player with the New York Giants, and an officer in the Unite...

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Brig. General Harry B. Liversedge (USMC) (1894 - 1951)

Brigadier General Harry Bluett Liversedge (September 21, 1894 – November 25, 1951), whose regiment figured in the historic raising the flag on Iwo Jima, was a United States Marine who died i...

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Sterling Hayden (1916 - 1986)

Sterling Walter Hayden (born Sterling Relyea Walter; March 26, 1916 – May 23, 1986) was an American actor and author. For most of his career as a leading man, he specialized in westerns and fi...

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Maj. William Barnsley Allen, VC, DSO, MC (1892 - 1933)

Awarded the Victoria Cross, 1916. Major William Barnsley Allen VC DSO MC and Bar MB ChB (8 June 1892 – 27 August 1933) was a British Army medical officer who was decorated for gallantry four...

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Brigadier Rupert Norman Harding-Newman, MC (c.1908 - 2007)

Brigadier Rupert Harding-Newman, who has died aged 99, was probably the last survivor of a handful of Englishmen whose professions had taken them to the Middle East between the First and Second World...

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William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, Ph.D., Col., USMC (1896 - 1962)

William Alfred "Bill" Eddy, Ph.D., Col., USMC (March 9, 1896–May 3, 1962) was a U.S. minister to Saudi Arabia (1944–1946), university professor and college president (1936–42), a...

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Lt. General Alpha L. Bowser (USMC) (1910 - 2003)

Alpha Lyons Bowser (August 21, 1910 – July 13, 2003) was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general. He was a combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War — decorated for his ...

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Master Gunnery Sergeant Lou Diamond (USMC) ["Mr. Leatherneck"] (1890 - 1951)

Master Gunnery Sergeant Leland "Lou" Sanford Diamond, USMC (May 30, 1890 – September 20, 1951) is famous within the U.S. Marine Corps as the classic example of the "Old Breed" — tough, ...

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Brigadier General Evans Carlson (USMC) (1896 - 1947)

Brigadier General Evans Fordyce Carlson (26 February 1896 – 27 May 1947) was the famed U.S. Marine Corps leader of the World War II "Carlson's Raiders". He is renowned for the "Makin Island ra...

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Major General Marion E. Carl (USMC) (1915 - 1998)

Major General Marion Eugene Carl, USMC, (November 1, 1915 – June 28, 1998) was a World War II fighter ace, record-setting test pilot, and naval aviator. During World War II, he became the firs...

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Lt. Colonel John F. Bolt (USMC) (1921 - 2004)

John Franklin Bolt (19 May 1921 – 8 September 2004) was a United States Marine Corps aviator and a decorated flying ace who served during World War II and the Korean War. He remains the only U...

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General Robert E. Hogaboom (USMC) (1902 - 1993)

Robert Edward Hogaboom (November 13, 1902–November 11, 1993) was a United States Marine Corps four-star general who served as Chief of Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps. Hogaboom was prom...

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