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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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Colonel Charles R. Codman (1893 - 1956)

Charles Russell Codman (February 22, 1893 - August 25, 1956) was an American author, wine expert, and aide to General George S. Patton during World War II. Biography Codman was a Boston, Mass...

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Captain Augustus Agar, VC, DSO, RN (1890 - 1968)

Captain Augustus Willington Shelton Agar, VC, DSO, RN (4 January 1890 – 30 December 1968) was a noted Royal Navy officer in both World War I and World War II and a recipient of the Victoria Cr...

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Admiral Sir Walter Henry Cowan, 1st Baronet KCB, DSO & Bar, MVO MP (1871 - 1956)

Admiral Sir Walter Henry Cowan, 1st Baronet KCB, DSO & Bar, MVO (11 June 1871 – 14 February 1956), known as Tich Cowan, was a British Royal Navy admiral who saw service in both World War I and...

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Generaloberst Eberhard von Mackensen (1889 - 1969)

Friedrich August Eberhard von Mackensen (24 September 1889 – 19 May 1969) was a German general who served in World War II, and one of 882 German recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cr...

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Admiral of the Fleet Roger Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes, Bt GCB KCVO CMG DSO RN (1872 - 1945)

Admiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes, Bt GCB KCVO CMG DSO RN (4 October 1872 – 26 December 1945) was a noted British admiral, with an active service life that includ...

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Eivind Berggrav (1884 - 1959)

Navneforandring fra Jensen til Berggrav-Jensen 1907, til Berggrav 1917. Eivind Josef Berggrav (25 October 1884, Stavanger – January 14, 1959, Oslo) was a Norwegian Lutheran bishop, primari...

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Constantin "Bâzu" CANTACUZINO (1904 - 1958)

) Constantin Cantacuzino (nicknamed Bâzu; November 11, 1905–May 26, 1958) was a Romanian aviator, one of his country's leading World War II fighter aces, and a member of the Cantacuzino...

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Piet Hein (1905 - 1996)

Piet Hein (Denmark) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Piet Hein Piet Hein (Kumbel) in front of the H.C. Andersen statue in Copenhagen Born 16 December 1905 Copenhagen, Denmark Died 17 April 199...

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Brig. General Bonner Fellers (1896 - 1973)

Bonner Frank Fellers (1896–1973), was a U.S. Army officer who served during World War II as military attaché and psychological warfare director. He was a considered a protég�...

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Admiral Arthur D. Struble (1894 - 1983)

Arthur Dewey Struble (June 28, 1894 – May 1, 1983) was a United States admiral who served in World War II and the Korean War. Struble was born in Portland, Oregon. Following graduation fro...

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Lieutenant General George E. Stratemeyer (1890 - 1969)

Lieutenant General George Edward Stratemeyer (24 November 1890 – 11 August 1969) was World War II chief of Air Staff and United States Air Force Far East Air Forces commander during the first ...

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Lieutenant General Edward "Ned" Almond (1892 - 1979)

Edward Mallory "Ned" Almond (December 12, 1892 – June 11, 1979) was a controversial United States Army general best known as the commander of the Army's X Corps during the Korean War. Earl...

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Field Marshal Sir Thomas Albert Blamey, GBE, KCB, CMG, DSO, ED MP (1884 - 1951)

Field Marshal Sir Thomas Albert Blamey, GBE, KCB, CMG, DSO, ED (24 January 1884 – 27 May 1951) was an Australian general of the First and Second World Wars, and the only Australian ever to att...

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Lieutenant General Sir Leslie James Morshead KCB, KBE, CMG, DSO, ED (1889 - 1959)

Lieutenant General Sir Leslie James Morshead KCB, KBE, CMG, DSO, ED (18 September 1889 – 26 September 1959) was an Australian soldier, teacher, businessman, and farmer, with a distinguished mi...

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General Holland "Howlin' Mad" Smith, KCB (USMC) MP (1882 - 1967)

Find a Grave Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith, KCB (April 20, 1882 – January 12, 1967) was a General in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He is sometimes called the "fa...

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Major General William C. Chase (1895 - 1986)

Major General William Curtis Chase (9 March 1895–21 August 1986) was an American soldier and General in the first half of the 20th century. He is best known for his service in the South West P...

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Major General Julian Wallace Cunningham (1893 - 1972)

Major General Julian Wallace Cunningham (May 1, 1893 - August 22, 1972) was a senior officer in the United States Army. Born on May 1, 1893 at Blairsville, Pennsylvania. He was educated at George...

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Lieutenant General Ennis C. Whitehead (1895 - 1964)

Ennis Clement Whitehead (3 September 1895 – 12 October 1964) was an early United States Army aviator and a United States Army Air Forces general during World War II. Whitehead joined the U. S....

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Major General Harry Wickwire Foster, CBE, DSO (1902 - 1964)

Major General Harry Wickwire Foster, CBE, DSO, (April 2, 1902 - August 6, 1964) was a Canadian Army officer who commanded two Canadian army divisions during World War II. He served in both the Pacifi...

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Maj. General Archibald V. Arnold (1889 - 1973)

Archibald Vincent Arnold (February 24, 1889 – January 4, 1973) was an American major general during World War II. Biography He was the second in command of the 7th Infantry Division du...

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Vice Admiral Francis W. Rockwell (1886 - 1979)

) Francis Warren Rockwell (July 2, 1886 – January 2, 1979) was a Vice Admiral in the United States Navy who served from 1908 to 1948. Early life and career Rockwell was born in South W...

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Admiral Aubrey Fitch (1883 - 1978)

Aubrey Wray Fitch (June 11, 1883 – May 22, 1978) was an admiral of the United States Navy during World War II. A naval aviator, he held important aviation-related commands both at sea and on s...

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Major-General Merton Beckwith-Smith DSO MC MA (1890 - 1942)

Major-General Merton Beckwith-Smith DSO MC MA (11 July 1890 – 11 November 1942) was a British Army officer during the First and Second World Wars. Career Early career Beckwith-Smit...

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Lieutenant General Gordon Bennett CB, CMG, DSO, VD (1887 - 1962)

) Lieutenant General Henry Gordon Bennett CB, CMG, DSO, VD (16 April 1887 – 1 August 1962), Australian soldier, served in both World War I and World War II. Despite highly decorated achievemen...

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Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival, CB, DSO & Bar, OBE, MC, OStJ, DL (1887 - 1966)

Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival, CB, DSO & Bar, OBE, MC, OStJ, DL (26 December 1887 – 31 January 1966) was a British Army officer and World War I veteran. He built a successful milit...

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General Sir Richard Loudon McCreery GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (1898 - 1967)

General Sir Richard Loudon McCreery GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (1 February 1898 – 18 October 1967), was a British career soldier, who was Chief of Staff to Field Marshal Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alex...

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Lieutenant-General Sir Noel Monson de la Poer Beresford-Peirse KBE, CB, DSO (1887 - 1953)

Lieutenant-General Sir Noel Monson de la Poer Beresford-Peirse KBE, CB, DSO (22 December 1887 – 14 January 1953) was a British Army officer. Family background Beresford-Peirse was the ...

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General Leonard T. Gerow (1888 - 1972)

Leonard Townsend Gerow (July 13, 1888 – October 12, 1972) was a United States Army general. Early life Gerow was born in Petersburg, Virginia. The name Gerow is derived from the French...

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Maj. General Charles H. Corlett (1889 - 1971)

Charles H. Corlett (July 31, 1889 – October 13, 1971), nicknamed “Cowboy Pete,” was a major general in the U.S. Army who commanded troops in both the Pacific and European Theater...

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Lieutenant General Troy Middleton (1889 - 1976)

Lieutenant General Troy Houston Middleton (12 October 1889 – 9 October 1976) was a distinguished soldier-educator who served as a corps commander in Europe during World War II and later as Pre...

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General Sir George Erskine GCB, KBE, DSO (1899 - 1965)

General Sir George Watkin Eben James Erskine GCB, KBE, DSO (23 August 1899 – 29 August 1965) was a senior British Army officer during World War II Background Erskine was the son of Maj...

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Vice Admiral Sir Stuart Bonham Carter, KCB, CVO, DSO (c.1889 - 1972)

Vice Admiral Stuart Bonham Carter (right in profile photo) with Captain Faulknor on the bridge of HMS Edinburgh, 1942 Vice Admiral Sir Stuart Sumner Bonham Carter, KCB, CVO, DSO (9 July 1889 ȁ...

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Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory KCB, DSO & Bar (1892 - 1944)

Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory KCB, DSO & Bar (11 July 1892 – 14 November 1944) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force. Leigh-Mallory served as a Royal Flying Corps pilot ...

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