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Lloyd Montague Mustin (1911-1999) was a Vice Admiral in the United States Navy and among the namesakes of USS Mustin (DDG-89). He took part in developing the Navy's first lead-computing anti-aircraft...

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Lieutenant Colonel Montgomery C. Meigs was given command of the 23rd Tank Battalion, 12th Armored Division four years after his graduation from West Point. His career is a record of intelligence an...

8/7/2014 7/1/2016

John D. Hawk (1924 - 2013)

John Druse "Bud" Hawk (May 30, 1924 − November 4, 2013) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Mildred Gillars ("Axis Sally") (1900 - 1988)

"Axis Sally", "Midge at the Mike"

Mildred Elizabeth Gillars (November 29, 1900 – June 25, 1988), nicknamed "Axis Sally" along with Rita Zucca, was an American broadcaster employed by the Third Reich in Nazi Germany to prolifer...

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Colonel David de Crespigny Smiley, LVO, OBE, MC & Bar (11 April 1916 – 9 January 2009) was a British special forces and intelligence officer. He fought in the Second World War in Palestine, ...

6/14/2016 6/14/2016

Sir Claude Dansey (1876 - 1947)

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Claude Edward Marjoribanks Dansey (10 September 1876 in South Kensington – 11 June 1947 in Bath, Somerset), also known as Colonel Z, Haywood, Uncle Claude, and codenam...

12/28/2014 6/13/2016

Robert Gilbert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart GCB GCMG MVO PC (25 June 1881 – 14 February 1957), known as Sir Robert Vansittart between 1929 and 1941, was a senior British diplomat in the pe...

5/19/2014 6/13/2016

Desmond Thomas Doss MP (1919 - 2006)

Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor and one of only three so honored (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and ...

6/13/2016 6/13/2016

Sir George Nevile Maltby Bland KCMG KCVO (6 December 1886 – 19 August 1972) was a British diplomat who served as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands from 1938 t...

6/13/2016 6/13/2016

Sir Stephen Hastings MC (1921 - 2005)

Sir Stephen Lewis Edmonstone Hastings, MC, (4 May 1921, Knightsbridge, London – 10 January 2005, Wansford, Cambridgeshire) was a soldier, MI6 operative, Master of Foxhounds, author and Briti...

8/6/2011 6/12/2016

Edith Tudor-Hart MP (1908 - 1973)

Edith Tudor Hart (née Edith Suschitzky; 1908–1973), an Austrian-British photographer, communist-sympathiser and spy for the Soviet Union. Some of her work is in the National Gallery in ...

7/17/2011 6/12/2016

Sir Helenus Milmo (1908 - 1988)

Sir Helenus Milmo, QC (born Helenus Padraic Seosamh Milmo; 24 August 1908 – 30 August 1988) was a British lawyer and High Court judge. His career was notable for his role in the prosecution te...

8/18/2014 6/12/2016

Hugh Trevor-Roper (1914 - 2003)

Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton, FBA (15 January 1914 – 26 January 2003), was a historian of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany. He was Regius Professor of Modern Histor...

8/14/2010 6/12/2016

Jan Garrigue Masaryk (1886 - 1948)

Entered the Czechoslovak foreign service in 1919 and served as minister to London from 1925 to 1938. In 1940, he became foreign minister of the Czechoslovak government-in-exile. When the government ret...

5/31/2011 6/8/2016

Robert Eugene Bush (1926 - 2005)

Robert Eugene Bush (October 4, 1926 – November 8, 2005) was a United States Navy hospital corpsman who was awarded the nation's highest military decoration for valor, the Medal of Honor, for h...

12/16/2013 6/5/2016

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9/3/2007 6/2/2016

William Alexander Glassford (6 June 1886 - 30 July 1958) was an United States Naval officer with the rank of Vice Admiral, who is most noted for his service during World War II.

5/25/2016 5/25/2016

Prinz Wilhelm von Preußen MP (1906 - 1940)

Wilhelm Friedrich Franz Joseph Christian Olaf Prinz von Preußen. Member of the House of Hohenzollern. (styled as HRH Prince of Prussia). Fought in the Second World War between 1939 and 1940 ...

6/16/2008 5/15/2016

After the United States entered World War II, he was Chief of Plans of the Southwest Pacific Theater section at the War Department. He later served as a liaison officer between General George C. Mars...

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Lucile Petry Leone (1902 - 1999)

Lucile Petry Leone (January 23, 1902 – November 25, 1999) was an American nurse who was the founding director of the Cadet Nurse Corps in 1943. Because the Nurse Corps met its recruiting quota...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

"Sir Horace James Seymour GCMG CVO (26 February 1885 - 10 September 1978) was a British diplomat, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to China from 1942 to 1946." =======================================...

12/22/2008 4/16/2016

Admiral Henry Kent Hewitt MP (1887 - 1972)

Henry Kent Hewitt (February 11, 1887 – September 15, 1972) was born in Hackensack, New Jersey on February 11, 1887 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1906. Hewitt served on USS Misso...

1/15/2012 4/13/2016

. Thomas Hinckley Robbins, Jr. (11 May 1900 – 12 December 1972) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy. A naval aviator, his career included command of an aircraft carrier during World W...

5/22/2011 4/12/2016

Lieut. Gen. James M. Gavin (1907 - 1990)

"Jumpin Jim"

James Maurice "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin (March 22, 1907 – February 23, 1990) was a senior officer of the United States Army, with the rank of lieutenant general, who was the third commander of the 82n...

4/3/2007 4/4/2016

Josip Broz Tito MP (1892 - 1980)

"Tito"

1st President for life of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, In office 14 January 1953 – 4 May 1980 1st Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement, In office 1 September 1961 &#x...

4/7/2009 3/27/2016

Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (7 March 1904 – 4 June 1942) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and one of the main architects of the Holocaust. He was SS-Obergruppen...

12/27/2008 3/20/2016

Raymond E Lavoie, Jr (1920 - 2007)

Raymond E. Lavoie Jr., 86, of Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2007, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, on August 15, 1920. Raymond was a gradu...

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. Benjamin Oliver Davis Jr. (December 18, 1912 – July 4, 2002) was an American United States Air Force general and commander of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen. He was the first African-Ame...

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George W. Mundy (1905-2000) was an American lieutenant general and Legion of Merit recipient. Mundy was born on August 7, 1905, in Cedartown, Georgia. From 1923 to 1924 he attended Emory University...

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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

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...

1/11/2016 1/11/2016

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 W...

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...

1/10/2016 1/10/2016

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.

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

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...

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

) 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 ...

1/8/2016 1/8/2016

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...

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...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

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...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

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...

8/7/2015 12/19/2015

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 ...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

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...

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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...

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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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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