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Ernst Alexander* von Falkenhausen (1878 - 1966)

Alexander Ernst Alfred Hermann Freiherr von Falkenhausen (October 29, 1878 – July 31, 1966) was a German general. He was an important figure during the Sino-German cooperation to reform th...

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Philipp von Boeselager (1917 - 2008)

Oberstleutnant Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager (6 September 1917 – 1 May 2008) was the second-to-last surviving member of the July 20 Plot, a conspiracy among high-ranking Wehrmacht officers t...

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Georg von Boeselager (1915 - 1944)

Georg Freiherr von Boeselager (25 August 1915 – 29 August 1944) was a German nobleman and an officer of the Wehrmacht, who ultimately reached the rank of Colonel (Oberst) of Cavalry. Along w...

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Anders Frederik Emil Victor Schau Lassen, VC, MC & Two Bars (1920 - 1945)

Anders Lassen - Anders Frederik Emil Victor Schou Lassen - 1920-1945, dansk officer. Godsejersønnen Anders Lassen, der efter skolegang på Herlufsholm tog ud at sejle, meldte s...

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Max Ulrich Graf von Drechsel (1911 - 1944)

After successfully completing law studies and the first state law examination in Bavaria, Max Ulrich Graf von Drechsel decided to become a career military officer in 1934. Severely wounded in Afric...

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Fritz-Dietlof von der Schulenburg-Tressow, Graf (1902 - 1944)

Fritz-Dietlof Graf von der Schulenburg-Tressow (5 September 1902-10 August 1944) was a German government official and a member of the German Resistance in the July 20 Plot against Adolf Hitler. Per...

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Lieutenant Commander Mannert L. Abele, USN (1903 - 1942)

Lieutenant Commander Mannert Lincoln Abele, USN was a World War II submarine commander who posthumously received the Navy Cross for his heroism in the Pacific Theater. Biography Abele was born Ju...

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Major Edel-Heinrich Zachariae-Lingenthal (1916 - 1998)

Edel-Heinrich Zachariae-Lingenthal (19 April 1916 – 30 March 1998) was a highly decorated Major im Generalstab in the Wehrmacht who served as commander of II. / Panzer-Regiment 15 during Wor...

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Generalfeldmarschall Erich von Manstein (1887 - 1973)

Erich von Manstein (24 November 1887 – 9 June 1973) was one of the most prominent commanders of the Wehrmacht, Nazi Germany's armed forces during World War II. Attaining the rank of Genera...

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Major General 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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Fedor von Bock (1880 - 1945)

Moritz Albrecht Franz Friedrich Fedor von Bock (3 December 1880 – 4 May 1945) was a German Field Marshal who served in the German army during the Second World War. As a leader who lectured his...

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Generalmajor Henning von Tresckow (1901 - 1944)

Herrmann Karl Robert "Henning" von Tresckow (January 10, 1901 – July 21, 1944) was a Generalmajor in the German Wehrmacht who organized German resistance against Adolf Hitler. He attempted to ...

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Hans Emil Speidel MP (1897 - 1984)

General during WW II and during the Cold War. Commander-In-Chief of the Allied Ground Forces in Central Europe from April 1957 to September 1963. NATO Rank of Full General. Involved in the bomb/cou...

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Walther* Heinrich von Brauchitsch (1881 - 1948)

Heinrich Alfred Hermann Walther von Brauchitsch (4 October 1881 – 18 October 1948) was a German field marshal and the Commander-in-Chief of the Wehrmacht Heer in the early years of Wor...

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Maj. Gen. Merritt Austin Edson (USMC) (1897 - 1955)

Major General Merritt Austin Edson (April 25, 1897–August 14, 1955), known as "Red Mike", was a general in the United States Marine Corps. Among his many decorations he was awarded the Medal o...

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Hirohito, 昭和天皇 (Shōwa tennō, Emperor of Japan) MP (1901 - 1989)

昭和天皇 - Hirohito.... - en.wikipedia ; Hirohito (裕仁?) [çiɽoꜜçito], posthumously in Japan officially called Emperor Shōwa or ...

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Leo A. Hoegh, Governor (1908 - 2000)

Leo Arthur Hoegh (pronounced "hoyg") (March 30, 1908– July 15, 2000) was a decorated U.S. Army officer, lawyer and politician who was the 33rd Governor of Iowa from 1955 to 1957. His record ...

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John Douglas Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC (1891 - 1970)

Field Marshal; MC 1917; CBE 1942; DSO 1943; General Officer Commander-in-Chief 14th Army 1943-45; CB and KCB 1944; General Officer Commander-in-Chief Allied Land Forces, South East Asia, 1945-46; GBE 1...

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John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, PC (1882 - 1958)

John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, PC, PC (Ireland) (8 July 1882 – 4 January 1958) was a British civil servant and politician who is best known for his service in the C...

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Peter Morland Churchill (1909 - 1972)

Peter Morland Churchill DSO Croix de Guerre (1909–1972) was an SOE Officer in France during World War II. He was a brother of Group Captain Walter Churchill DSO DFC and Major Oliver Churchil...

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Cornelia Fort, Aviatrix MP (1919 - 1943)

Woman aviator Cornelia Fort was a Nashville debutante whose love of flying led her to become a pioneer in women's military aviation as a member of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron, which later b...

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Joseph Jacob Foss, Medal of Honor MP (1915 - 2003)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Joseph Jacob Foss (MCSN: 0-6774), United States Marine Corps Reserve...

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George Smith Patton, Jr. MP (1885 - 1945)

George Smith Patton is the third of that name, grandfather to father, father to son, but was always referred to as "Junior." That is the way the military did it, and that is the way it is. Both he and ...

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Lt. Colonel John Newton Wilson (1913 - 1944)

John Newton Wilson (Lieutennant Colonel, United States Army), graduated from West Point in 1935 is buried in the American Cemetary in Normandy France. He died during the battle of Saint Lo in July 1944.

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Lt. General Lewis A. Pick (1890 - 1956)

Lewis Andrew Pick (November 18, 1890 – December 2, 1956) was born in Brookneal, Virginia, and graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1914. He received his Regular Army commission in ...

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Lt. General Raymond A. Wheeler (1885 - 1974)

Raymond Albert Wheeler (July 31, 1885 in Peoria, Illinois - February 9, 1974) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1911. In ...

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Bill Bowerman (co-founder of Nike, Inc) (1911 - 1999)

William Jay "Bill" Bowerman (February 19, 1911 – December 24, 1999) was an American track and field coach and co-founder of Nike, Inc. Over his career, he trained 31 Olympic athletes, 51 All-A...

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John Gilbert Wynans, Jr. (deceased)

John Winant Jr. served as a bomber pilot in World War II and was taken prisoner by the Germans. John Jr. was a prisoner of the infamous Colditz and taken in April 1945 as one of the "Prominente" to be ...

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John Gilbert Winant, Governor (1889 - 1947)

John Gilbert Winant OM (February 23, 1889 – November 3, 1947) was an American politician with the Republican party after a brief career as a teacher in Concord, New Hampshire. Born in New York...

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Major General Sidney McMath (USMC), Governor MP (1912 - 2003)

Sidney Sanders McMath (June 14, 1912 – October 4, 2003) was a decorated U.S. Marine, attorney and the 34th Governor of Arkansas (1949–1953) who, in defiance of his state's political est...

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Brig. General Robert Lee Scott, Jr. (USAF) (1908 - 2006)

. Robert Lee Scott Jr. (12 April 1908 – 27 February 2006) was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force. Scott is best known for his autobiography God is My Co-Pilot about his explo...

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Colonel Mitchell Paige U.S.M.C. Pejić MP (1918 - 2003)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Platoon Sergeant Mitchell Paige, United States Marine Corps, for extraor...

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Rear Admiral Eugene B. "Lucky" Fluckey (1913 - 2007)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Read Admiral Eugene Bennett "Lucky" Flucky.'" Rear Admiral Eugene Bennett Fluckey (October 5, 1913 – June 28, 2007), nicknamed "Lucky Fluckey", was a ...

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Lt. Colonel Aquilla J. "Jimmie" Dyess (USMC) (1909 - 1944)

Lieutenant Colonel Aquilla James "Jimmie" Dyess (January 11, 1909 – February 2, 1944) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor for "conspic...

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Maj. General Charles H. Bonesteel, Jr. (1885 - 1964)

. Charles Hartwell Bonesteel, Jr. (April 9, 1885 – June 5, 1964) was a Major General in the United States Army. He commanded the United States Army Infantry School and the G-1 (personnel) staf...

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Charles Edward Bennett (1910 - 2003)

Charles Edward Bennett (December 2, 1910 – September 6, 2003) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Florida from 1949 to 1993. He was a Democrat who resided in Jackso...

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Lt. Commander Brinkley Bass (USN) (1916 - 1944)

Harry Brinkley "Brink" Bass (July 4, 1916 – August 20, 1944) was a U.S. Navy pilot who was twice awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic actions in the Pacific theater during World War II. Bass ...

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Major General Norman "Dutch" Cota MP (1893 - 1971)

Norman Daniel "Dutch" Cota, Sr. (May 30, 1893 – October 4, 1971) was a United States Army general during World War II. Cota was heavily involved in the planning and execution of the invasion of ...

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Merian Caldwell Cooper (1893 - 1973)

Merian Caldwell Cooper - amerykański filmowiec, reżyser i scenarzysta, a także podpułkownik pilot Wojska Polskiego, służący w lotnictwie polskim podczas...

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Archibald MacLeish, Librarian of Congress MP (1892 - 1982)

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet, writer, and the Librarian of Congress. He is associated with the Modernist school of poetry. He received three Pulitzer ...

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Adm. David Worth Bagley (1883 - 1960)

David Worth Bagley (January 8, 1883 – May 24, 1960) was an admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. He was also the brother of Ensign Worth Bagley, who was the only United States...

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Rabbi Malcolm H. Stern MP (1915 - 1994)

Malcolm Henry Stern was born on January 29, 1915, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Stern was the son of Arthur Kaufman and Henrietta Berkowitz Stern and had one brother, Edward. In 1923 the Stern family ...

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Brigadier Hon William Fraser, DSO, MC (1890 - 1964)

Brigadier the Hon. William Fraser, DSO, MC, (1890–1964) was a younger son of Lord Saltoun and served as a British Army officer in both World Wars. Early life William Fraser was born on...

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Maj. William La Touche Congreve, VC, DSO, MC (deceased)

Major William "Billy" La Touche Congreve VC, DSO, MC (12 March 1891 – 20 July 1916) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the ...

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Lt-Gen. Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart (1880 - 1963)

Lieutenant-General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart[1] VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963), was an English officer of Belgian and Irish descent. He fought in the Boer War,...

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René Samuel Cassin, Nobel Peace Prize 1968 MP (1887 - 1976)

René Samuel Cassin (born 5 October 1887 in Bayonne, France; died 20 February 1976 in Paris, France) was a French jurist, law professor and judge. The son of a French-Jewish merchant, he served a...

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Brig. General James Lawton Collins Jr. (c.1918 - 2002)

James Lawton Collins Jr. was an Army brigadier general and military historian who directed the Army's military history program for 12 years. Collins, who lived in Washington, D.C., died of a pulmonar...

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General J. Lawton Collins (1896 - 1987)

Joseph "Lightning Joe" Lawton Collins (May 1, 1896 – September 12, 1987) was was Army Chief of Staff during the Korean War. During World War II, he was an Army general, serving in both the Pac...

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James Montgomery Flagg MP (1877 - 1960)

James Montgomery Flagg (June 18, 1877 – May 27, 1960) was an American artist and illustrator. He worked in media ranging from fine art painting to cartooning, but is best remembered for his po...

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Brig. General William Seawell (1918 - 2005)

William Thomas Seawell (January 27, 1918 – May 20, 2005) was a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force and former head of Pan Am. Seawell (pronounced SOO-uhl) left the University ...

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2nd Lieutenant Alexander Nininger, Jr. ("Philippine Scouts") (1918 - 1942)

Alexander Ramsey Nininger Jr. (October 20, 1918 - January 12, 1942) was a Second Lieutenant of the Philippine Scouts who received the Medal of Honor during World War II. Biography Nininger,...

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Brig. General William O. Darby ("Darby's Rangers") (1911 - 1945)

William O. Darby (8 February 1911 – 30 April 1945) was an officer in the United States Army during World War II. Darby led the famous Darby's Rangers which evolved into the US Army Rangers and...

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Brigadier Bernard Edward Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae (1911 - 1980)

Brigadier Bernard Edward Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae was born on 6 May 1911. He was the son of General Sir Charles Fergusson of Kilkerran, 7th Bt. and Lady Alice Mary Boyle. He married Laura Margaret G...

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Sir James Andrew Harcourt Gammell (1892 - 1975)

James Andrew Harcourt Gammell was born on September 26th, 1892 in Edinburgh, Schotland. After his education at the Cambridge University he was appointed to the Scottish Horse Yeomanry in 1913. After he...

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Major Richard John Wrottesley, MC, 5th Baron Wrottesley (1918 - 1977)

Major Richard John Wrottesley, MC, 13th Baronet Wrottesley, 5th Baron Wrottesley (7 July 1918 – 23 October 1977), was a British peer and army officer. Biography Wrottesley was the only...

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Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon Nevil Macready, 2nd Baronet KBE CB CMG DSO MC (1891 - 1956)

Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon Nevil Macready, 2nd Baronet KBE CB CMG DSO MC (5 April 1891 – 17 October 1956) was a British Army officer who served as Assistant chief of the Imperial General St...

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Major General Robert M. Littlejohn (1890 - 1982)

In the case of World War II commanders, vast stores of collected records, published memoirs, and weighty biographies have long since ensured the places in history of Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur...

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1st Lt. Richard V. W. Negley, Jr. (1915 - 1942)

First Lieutenant, Army Air Corps, United States Army Air Forces Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart. 1939 Graduate of United States Military Academy, also known as West P...

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2nd Lt. Albert S. B. Negley (1913 - 1945)

Second Lieutenant, 1st Regiment, 2nd Philippine Infantry Division, United States Army Lieutenant Albert Negley was born in San Antonio February 10, 1913. He received his elementary education at Tra...

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Colonel Lewis L. Millett (1920 - 2009)

Lewis Lee Millett, Sr. (December 15, 1920 – November 14, 2009) was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American ba...

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Thomas Brooks "Tom" Foote (1921 - 1944)

Staff Sergeant, 341st Bomber Squadron, 97th Bomber Group (Heavy), U.S. Army Air Forces. Entered the service from New York; civilian occupation: actor. He was serving as a radio operator on a B-17 on ...

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Lt.Cdr. John D. Bulkeley, Medal of Honor (1911 - 1996)

John Duncan Bulkeley (August 19, 1911 – April 6, 1996) was a Vice Admiral in United States Navy and was one of the most decorated naval officers. Bulkeley received the Medal of Honor for actions...

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Group Capt The Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO, DFC (1917 - 1992)

Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire, VC, OM, DSO and Two Bars, DFC (7 September 1917 – 31 July 1992) was a highly decorated British RAF pilot during the Second World War. ...

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Raoul Gustaf Wallenberg MP (1912 - 1947)

Raoul Wallenberg (August 4, 1912 – July 17, 1947?) was a Swedish humanitarian who worked in Budapest, Hungary, during World War II to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. Between July and December ...

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Dr. John Scudder (1900 - 1976)

) Dr. John Scudder (1900-December 1976) was a medical doctor and blood transfusion specialist who developed the Plasma for Britain program during the early years of World War II. He recruited Dr. Cha...

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Maj. Thomas B. McGuire, Jr., Medal of Honor (1920 - 1945)

Thomas Buchanan McGuire Jr. (August 1, 1920–January 7, 1945) was one of the most decorated American combat pilots of World War II. He was the second highest scoring American ace of the war and...

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Hartley Shawcross, Baron Shawcross (1902 - 2003)

Hartley Shawcross was spoken of as a future Prime Minister when, as "the best-looking man in English public life", he entered the Commons in 1945 and became Attorney-General in the Labour government; b...

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Vice Admiral William F. Raborn, Jr., Director of Central Intelligence (1905 - 1990)

Vice Admiral William Francis Raborn, Jr., United States Navy (June 8, 1905 - March 6, 1990) was a United States Navy officer, the leader of the project to develop the Polaris missile system, and the ...

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General Walter Bedell Smith, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union, Director of Central Intelligence (1895 - 1961)

Walter Bedell "Beetle" Smith (5 October 1895 – 9 August 1961) was a senior United States Army general who served as General Dwight D. Eisenhower's chief of staff at Allied Forces Headquarters ...

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General John W. Vogt, Jr. (1920 - 2010)

General John William Vogt, Jr. (March 18, 1920 – April 16, 2010) was commander, Allied Air Forces Central Europe, and commander in chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe at Ramstein Air Base, German...

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Owen Lattimore (1900 - 1989)

Owen Lattimore (July 29, 1900 – May 31, 1989) was an American author, educator, and influential scholar of Central Asia, especially Mongolia. In the 1930s, he was editor of Pacific Affairs, a ...

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Rudolph Douglas Raiford (1922 - 2002)

Rudolph Douglas Raiford was a decorated World War II combat officer who trained and commanded the United States Infantry Buffalo Division in Italy. Raiford served for five years in the European Theat...

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Dr. Béla Király (1912 - 2009)

Dr. Béla 2009 (14 April 1912 - 4 July 2009) was a Hungarian resistance fighter during World War II, as well as a military historian, author, and politician. New York Times Obituary Bela Kira...

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Vice Admiral Herbert D. Riley (1904 - 1973)

Herbert Douglas Riley (24 December 1904–17 January 1973) was an vice admiral of the United States Navy. A naval aviator, his career included service in World War II and the Cold War, command o...

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Admiral John Henry Towers (1885 - 1955)

John Henry Towers (January 30, 1885 – April 30, 1955) was a United States Navy admiral and pioneer naval aviator. He made important contributions to the technical and organizational developm...

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Admiral Joseph James "Jacko" Clark (1893 - 1971)

Joseph James Clark was born on November 12, 1893 in a log cabin on a creek in Pryor Indian Territory in the northeast corner of Oklahoma. His father was William A. Clark, a Native American Cherokee, ...

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Marcellus H. Dodge Sr. (1881 - 1963)

. Marcellus Hartley Dodge, Sr. (February 28, 1881 – December 25, 1963) was the chairman of the board of Remington Arms Company and a member of the family associated with the Phelps Dodge Corpo...

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Ralph Austin Bard, Sr. (1884 - 1975)

Ralph Austin Bard (July 29, 1884 – April 5, 1975) was a Chicago financier who served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1941–1944, and as Under Secretary, 1944–1945. He is noted...

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Captain Glen Edwards (USAF) (1918 - 1948)

) Glen Edwards (March 5, 1918–June 5, 1948) was a test pilot for the U.S. Air Force, and is the namesake of Edwards Air Force Base. Edwards was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, where...

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Sandy Bonnyman (1910 - 1943)

. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman, Jr. (May 2, 1910 – November 22, 1943) was a United States Marine Corps officer who was killed in action at Betio, Tarawa during World War II. A combat engineer, h...

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Brig. General Elliot Carr Cutler CB, OBE, FRCS, MD, FACS (1888 - 1947)

Brigadier General Elliot Carr Cutler CB, OBE, FRCS, MD, FACS (July 30, 1888 – August 16, 1947) was an American surgeon and medical educator. He was Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medi...

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Roger Adams (1889 - 1971)

Roger Adams (January 2, 1889 – July 6, 1971) was an American organic chemist. He is best known for the eponymous Adams' catalyst, and his work did much to determine the composition of naturall...

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Major General Pierpont M. Hamilton (1898 - 1982)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Air Corps) Pierpont Morgan Hamilton, United States Army Air Forces, for...

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Brig. General Erle Cocke, Jr. (1921 - 2000)

. Erle Cocke, Jr. was a Brigadier General in the National Guard of the United States. Biography A native of Dawson, Georgia, Cocke was born on May 10, 1921. Cocke attended the University of...

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William Lyon Mackenzie King, PC, OM, CMG, 10th Prime Minister of Canada MP (1874 - 1950)

From Wikipedia (English) : William Lyon Mackenzie King, PC, OM, CMG (December 17, 1874 – July 22, 1950), also commonly known as Mackenzie King, was the dominant Canadian political leader from ...

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Major Charles E. Woodworth, Ph.D. (1897 - 1966)

Major Charles E. Woodworth, Ph.D., (1897–1966), served as a major in the United States Army during World War II and as an entomologist for the United States Department of Agriculture Agricultu...

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Private First Class David Kenyon Webster (Easy Company; "Band of Brothers") (1922 - 1961)

Private First Class David Kenyon Webster (June 2, 1922 - September 9, 1961) was an American soldier, journalist and author. During World War II he was a private with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506t...

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Major Cecil Ingram “Coon Dog” Connor II (1917 - 1959)

Major Cecil Ingram “Coon Dog” Connor II was a decorated military officer and bomber pilot who reportedly flew over 50 combat missions in World War II.

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Lt. Colonel A. Peter Dewey (1916 - 1945)

Albert Peter Dewey (October 8, 1916-September 26, 1945), shot by accident by Viet Minh troops on September 26, 1945. Dewey was the first American fatality in French Indochina, killed in the early aft...

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Colonel William K. Lanman Jr. (USMC) (1904 - 2001)

Colonel William Kelsey Lanman Jr., (October 9, 1904 - March 27, 2001) was a notable benefactor of Yale University. He served as an aviator in the United States Marine Corps from 1935 to 1955, and lat...

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Captain Lewis Nixon (Easy Company; the "Band of Brothers") (1918 - 1995)

) Lewis Nixon III (September 30, 1918 – January 11, 1995) was a commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division during ...

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Doris Ryer Nixon (1893 - 1948)

Doris Ryer Nixon (1893–1948) was a civic leader, particularly on the home front during World War II. The granddaughter of one of California's first doctors, and daughter-in-law of a shipbuilde...

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Capt. Franklin Van Valkenburgh (1888 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain Franklin Van Valkenburgh (NSN: 0-7187), United States Navy...

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Colonel Derosey C. "Rosey" Cabell, II (1893 - 1966)

The son of Major General Derosey Carroll Cabell, Sr and Martha Otis, he graduated from the US Military Academy, West Point, Class of 1916. He married Edith Morgan, daughter of Colonel George Horace M...

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René-Arthur Gagnon, Sr. (1925 - 1979)

Rene Arthur Gagnon Corporal, United States Marine Corps Courtesy of the United States Marine Corps: Rene Arthur Gagnon, participant in the famous flag raising on Iwo Jima, was born at Mancheste...

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Rt Hon Sir Ronald Hugh Campbell, GCMG (1883 - 1953)

Campbell was a British diplomat who held several important positions at the Foreign Office including, from July 1939 to 22 June 1940, when the armistice between Germany and France was signed at Compi&#...

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Major General Peter C. Hains III (1901 - 1998)

Peter Conover Hains, III, born May 11, 1901, was an American Army cavalry officer and Major General who competed in the 1928 Olympic games in the modern pentathlon. Hains graduated from West Point in...

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Air Chief Marshal The Hon Sir Ralph Cochrane, GBE, KCB, AFC (1895 - d.)

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General Robert H. Barrow (USMC), Commandant of the Marine Corps (1922 - 2008)

Robert Hilliard Barrow (February 5, 1922 – October 30, 2008) was an American general, who was the 27th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) from 1979 to 1983. Barrow served for ...

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Jacqueline Cochran MP (1906 - 1980)

Jacqueline Cochran (May 11, 1906 – August 9, 1980) was a pioneer American aviator, considered to be one of the most gifted racing pilots of her generation. She was an important contributor to ...

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