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Charles Cecil Ingersoll Merritt VC, ED (10 November 1908 – 12 July 2000) was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross and Member of Parliament.

2/8/2009 2/10/2016

Air Marshal Sir Thomas Walker Elmhirst KBE, CB, AFC, DL (15 December 1895 – 6 November 1982) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force in the first half of the 20th century and the first c...

3/14/2010 1/17/2016

Roderick Random Allen (January 29, 1894 - February 1, 1970) was a Major General in the United States Army, who commanded the 20th and 12th Armored Divisions during World War II.

1/15/2016 1/15/2016

Jakov Džugašvili (1907 - 1943)

Yakov Iosifovich Dzhugashvili was one of Joseph Stalin's four children from his first wife, Ekaterina Svanidze. Yakov was born in the village of Borji (near Kutaisi) in Georgia, then part of Imperial...

9/21/2007 1/14/2016

Ned Beach was a highly-decorated United States Navy submarine officer and best-selling author. . Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. (April 20, 1918 – December 1, 2002) was a highly-decorated United S...

6/21/2013 1/13/2016

Harry H. JohnsonFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Harry Hubbard Johnson (11 April 1895 – 6 August 1987) was born in Glenflora, Texas, six miles from his later hometown of Eagle Lake, Texas...

6/17/2007 1/13/2016

[ . Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr. ] (August 27, 1915 – November 4, 2011) was an American physicist who was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics, together with Hans G. Dehmelt from University of W...

12/11/2014 1/13/2016

Fekk Nobelprisen i Fysikk i 1939. Stend mykji om han på Wikipedia. Det kom ut ei bok om han i 1968:An American Genius The life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence Forfattar er Herbert Childs. E. P. Dutto...

8/28/2011 1/12/2016

Major Claude Eatherly (1918 - 1978)

Claude Robert Eatherly (October 2, 1918 – July 1, 1978) was an officer in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, and the pilot of a weather reconnaissance aircraft Straight Flush that s...

1/11/2016 1/11/2016

Morris Richard Jeppson (June 23, 1922 – March 30, 2010) was born in Logan, Utah and was a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He served as assistant wea...

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Theodore "Dutch" Van Kirk (February 27, 1921 – July 28, 2014) was a navigator of the United States Army Air Forces, best known as the navigator of the Enola Gay when it dropped the first atomi...

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Thomas W. Ferebee (November 9, 1918 – March 16, 2000) was the bombardier aboard the B-29 Superfortress, Enola Gay, who dropped the atomic bomb, "Little Boy", on Hiroshima in 1945. Thomas Wil...

1/11/2016 1/11/2016

) Major General Thomas Francis Farrell (3 December 1891 – 11 April 1967) was the Deputy Commanding General and Chief of Field Operations of the Manhattan Project, acting as executive officer t...

11/19/2015 1/11/2016

Wat Tyler Cluverius, Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This is a good article. Click here for more information. Wat Tyler Cluverius, Jr. Cluverius.jpeg Rea...

8/2/2014 1/10/2016

Rear Admiral William Reynolds Purnell (6 September 1886 – 3 March 1955) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in World War I and World War II. A 1908 graduate of the United State...

1/10/2016 1/10/2016

Kenneth Tompkins Bainbridge (July 27, 1904 – July 14, 1996) was an American physicist at Harvard University who did work on cyclotron research. His precise measurements of mass differences bet...

3/13/2010 1/10/2016

During World War I he served aboard the battleship U. S. Wyoming in the North Sea. He was present at the surrender of the German High Seas Fleet. Between the wars he received a degree in metallurgy...

1/10/2016 1/10/2016

Robert Henry English (16 January 1888 – 21 January 1943) was a United States Navy commissioned officer who commanded the U.S. Navy's submarine force in the Pacific Theater of Operations early ...

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Capt. Charles D. Albury (1920 - 2009)

Charles Donald Albury (October 12, 1920 – May 23, 2009) was an American military aviator who participated in both atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. He co-piloted the United States Arm...

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Kermit K. Beahan (August 9, 1918 – March 10, 1989) was a career officer in the United States Air Force and its predecessor United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He was the bomba...

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Wilhelm Delp Styer (July 22, 1893 - February 26, 1975) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army.

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Major General Courtney Whitney (May 20, 1897 - March 21, 1969) was an American lawyer and Army commander during World War II who later served as a senior official during the occupation of Japan. He p...

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

John Millikin (January 7, 1888 – November 06, 1970) was the United States Army Major General who commanded the III Corps' counterattack toward Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge in World ...

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

Joseph May Swing (February 28, 1894 – December 9, 1984) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army, who commanded the 11th Airborne Division during the campaign to liberate the Philipp...

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) George Marshall Parker, Jr. (April 17, 1889 – October 25, 1968) was an Officer of the United States Army with the rank of Major General. General Parker commanded the Post Manila, Philippines...

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

Major General George H. Olmsted (March 18, 1901, Des Moines, Iowa – October 8, 1998) was an American military officer and insurance executive.

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

Admiral Sir Thomas Phillips GBE, KCB, DSO (1888 - 1941)

"Tom Thumb"

) Admiral Sir Thomas Spencer Vaughan "Tom" Phillips GBE, KCB, DSO (19 February 1888 – 10 December 1941) was a Second World War admiral in the Royal Navy. He was nicknamed "Tom Thumb", due to h...

1/8/2016 1/8/2016

Colonel Paul Irvin "Pappy" Gunn (October 18, 1899 – October 11, 1957) was a United States naval aviator known mainly for his actions in the Second World War as an officer in the United States ...

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Stephen Jones Chamberlin (23 December 1889 – 23 October 1971) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army who served during World War II as General of the Army Douglas MacArthur's Assis...

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Major General Charles W. Sweeney (December 27, 1919 – July 16, 2004) was an officer in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and the pilot who flew Bockscar carrying the Fat Man atomic ...

1/8/2016 1/8/2016

Sidney Forrester Mashbir (12 September 1891 – 13 June 1973) was a senior officer in the United States Army who was primarily involved in military intelligence. Born in New York, he served in t...

6/8/2013 1/8/2016

Ellis Mark Zacharias, Sr. (January 1, 1890 – June 27, 1961) was a Rear admiral and naval attaché to Japan, who served in World War I and World War II. After World War II, he was appoint...

7/6/2011 1/8/2016

Field Marshal William Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside usually went by his middle name of Edmund. He was educated at Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, Kent, England. He gained the rank of Boer Wa...

10/18/2010 12/19/2015

Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill GCB, CMG, DSO (25 December 1881 – 4 November 1944) was a senior British Army officer with service in both the First World War and the Second World War. From M...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

Francis "Gabby" S. Gabreski, Col. (1919 - 2002)

"Gabby", "Gabryzewski"

- RAF’s 315th Fighter Squadron (Polish Air Force). - 56th Fighter Group, 8th AF, USAAF. - 61st Fighter Squadron. - POW at Stalag Luft I (Barth-Vogelsang Prussia).

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General Sir Neil Methuen Ritchie GBE KCB DSO MC KStJ (29 July 1897 – 11 December 1983) was a senior British army officer during the Second World War.

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Lieutenant General Harold Roe Bull (January 6, 1893 – November 1, 1976) was a general in the United States Army and served as Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3) at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expe...

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General Sir John Whiteley GBE KCB MC (1896 - 1970)

"Jock Whiteley"

) General Sir John Francis Martin Whiteley GBE KCB MC (7 June 1896 – 20 May 1970) was Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff. A career British Army officer, Whiteley was commissioned in 19...

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Major General Sir Kenneth William Dobson Strong KBE, CB (9 September 1900 – 11 January 1982) was a senior officer of the British Army who served in the Second World War, rising to become Direc...

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Harald Quandt MP (1921 - 1967)

Harald Quandt (1 November 1921 – 22 September 1967) was a German industrialist and son of industrialist Günther Quandt and Magda Behrend Rietschel. His parents divorced and his mother was...

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Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Edgworth Morgan KCB (5 February 1894 – 19 March 1967) was a senior officer of the British Army who fought in both world wars. He is best known as the chief of ...

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Franklin Cummings Sibert (January 3, 1891 – June 24, 1980) was a United States Army general. During World War II, Sibert was originally the commander of the 6th Infantry Division but was promo...

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Edwin Luther Sibert (1897 - 1977)

Edwin Luther Sibert (1897–1977) was a United States Army officer with the rank of Major General and served as intelligence officer during World War II and post-war Europe where he assisted in ...

12/17/2015 12/17/2015

Andrew Jackson Higgins MP (1886 - 1952)

Andrew Jackson Higgins (28 August 1886 – 1 August 1952) was the founder and owner of Higgins Industries, the New Orleans-based manufacturer of "Higgins boats" (LCVPs) during World War II. The Hi...

6/11/2015 12/17/2015

Major-General Sir Edward Louis Spears, 1st Baronet, KBE CB MC (7 August 1886 – 27 January 1974) was a British Army officer and Member of Parliament noted for his role as a liaison officer betw...

2/1/2013 12/16/2015

Mary Borden (1886 - 1968)

"May"

Mary Borden (1886–1968) was an early 20th-century, Anglo-American novelist. Life Mary Borden - known as May by her friends and family - was born into a wealthy Chicago family. She attended...

2/1/2013 12/16/2015

Adm. Jerauld Wright (USN) MP (1898 - 1995)

Jerauld Wright was born in 1898, and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1918. He was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to China May 3, 1963. He served in that position from J...

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

Rex Whistler MP (1905 - 1944)

Reginald John "Rex" Whistler (24 June 1905 – 18 July 1944) was a British artist, designer and illustrator. Dies on his first day of action in WWII in Normandy.

1/9/2015 11/29/2015

Wilhelm Franz Canaris MP (1887 - 1945)

Wilhelm Franz Canaris (1 January 1887 – 9 April 1945) was a German admiral, and chief of the Abwehr, the German military intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. During the Second World War, he ...

5/23/2015 11/22/2015

Richard Nott Antrim (December 17, 1907 – March 7, 1969) was an officer in the United States Navy who received the United States' highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—fo...

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General Joseph Stillwell (1883 - 1946)

""Vinegar Joe""

Joseph Warren Stilwell (March 19, 1883 – October 12, 1946) was a United States Army general who served in the China Burma India Theater during World War II. His caustic personality was reflect...

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Merlin Theodore Minshall (1906 - 1987)

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Victor Alexander John Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow KG, KT, GCSI, GCIE, OBE, PC (24 September 1887 – 5 January 1952) was a British statesman who served as Governor-General and Viceroy of In...

7/24/2009 8/29/2015

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC, FRS (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British Labour politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 ...

8/15/2011 8/29/2015

General Thomas T. Handy (1892 - 1982)

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

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Cresson Henry Kearny (1914 - 2003)

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

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

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

"Bazooka Charlie"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Admiral John H. Hoover (1887 - 1970)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Admiral Laurance DuBose (1893 - 1967)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. Major James 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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MAJOR HENRY ALEXANDER LAMBERT Officer in the British Indian Army 1935-44 Major Henry Alexander Lambert is the son of Henry Lambert and Violet Crawford. He was born in London, England, in 1915 [The ...

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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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Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell GCB GCSI GCIE KStJ CMG MC PC (5 May 1883 – 24 May 1950) was a senior commander in the British Army. He served in the Second Boer War, the...

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Paul Harvey Mansfield MP (1918 - 2006)

"Poppy"

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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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 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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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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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)

"Brig. Gen. Felix Sparks"

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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