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  1. Retired Air Force General
  2. Centenarian - Canadian WWI Veteran. Born 07/23/1900
  3. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  4. Donut Dolly Vietnam War/December 67 - October 68 (Saigon) Assistant Director: July 69 - July 70
  5. Military
  6. medal of honor army vietnam war
  7. Helicopter Pilot/Vietnam War/Made five trips to the enemy territory, rescuing 126 troops
  8. WWII: Navy veteran who served on the USS Saratoga, Enterprise, Lexington
  9. Retired Army National Guard Brigadier General
  10. Born in 1925, Bach is a Psychologist & WWII Veteran who served in the European Theatre of Operations during WW2. He later joined the Research Center For Mental Health at New York University in 1956. He was awarded the Heinz Hartmann award for his research
  11. WWII - B-24 Pilot who flew 35 missions ion Europe
  12. navy admiral
  13. Major General, US Army
  14. Retired German general
  15. WWII veteran, Utah politician and General Authority in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  16. medal of honor army vietnam
  17. navy admiral
  18. British ace from WW2
  19. Widow of WWII hero Douglas Bader
  20. WWII - Pearl Harbor 7 Dec 1941. Navy petty officer 3rd class, aviation mechanic with Patrol Squadron 22.
  21. army general
  22. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Ford Island, VP-22
  23. Lz xray 1965 b co. 1/7 cav
  24. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima, Okinawa, a.o. Survived the Kamikaze attack on the USS Bennett. Purple Heart
  25. Retired Admiral born 1924
  26. Italian WWII veteran, born 1923
  27. Retired General - US Army
  28. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  29. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  30. WWII - Paratrooper of H Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge
  31. WWII: USS Laffey. D-Day and Battle of Normandy (Cherbourgh) fire support, Battle of Okinawa (Apr 16, 1945 action, hit by 4 bombs and 6 Kamikaze)
  32. USS Pueblo
  33. WWII - WASP (Women Army Service Pilot)
  34. Flying Tigers-crew chief
  35. Joseph Bailey  (2)
    WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS Whitney (AD-4)
  36. WWII: ETO, navigator of B-17 Chow-Hound (Serial # 42-31367), 91st Bomb Group, 322nd Squadron
  37. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Oglala
  38. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Whitney (AD-4)
  39. Air force general - Retired 2002
  40. African - American female WWII vet, born 1918. Served in the WACs. Made a parachute jump for fun at the age of 102
  41. Pearl Harbor survivor of Ft. Shafter, and one of the few Civilian Conservation Corps survivors, serving 1939-41 in Washington State
  42. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Originally stationed aboard the U.S.S. Schley and at the time of the attack was on the Naval Air Station
  43. US Army Air Corps, 453rd Bomb Group
  44. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. USMC. Purple Heart
  45. Battan death march survivor ww2
  46. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers'
  47. WWII: British D-Day veteran of the 12th Yorkshire Parachute Regiment
  48. WW 2 air ace - 6 Kills - USMC - Navy Cross
  49. Flying Tigers-armorer
  50. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Schofield Barracks. 'A' Company, 804th Aviation Engineers
  51. Charles Baker  (2)
    WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. USMC
  52. Military
  53. medal of honor US army, Vietnam War
  54. air force general
  55. Norman Baker  (2)
    WWII - Iwo Jima. Seabee with the 4th Marine Division, built Motoyama No. 2 airfield
  56. Canadian World War II veteran and academic administrator (U of PEI)
  57. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Served on the USS Ralph Talbot during the attack, and was on board during the landing on Guadalcanal and the Battle of Savo Island in 1942
  58. One of the pilots who took part in the mission during WWII to shoot down Admiral Yamamoto's aircraft
  59. Liberator of the Dachau concentration camp at the end of World War II
  60. Medal of Honor, US Army, World War II
  61. US WWII Merchant Marine, born 1926. One of the 10 Merchant Marines to represent the surviving 1500 at the official Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in 2022
  62. Broadcaster, Russian WWII Veteran
  63. WWII: Bataan Death March (9 April 1942)
  64. WWII: ETO. 350th Bomb Sqdn, 100th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Radio Operator/Gunner of B-17 #42-3413 'Hard Luck'. POW
  65. US Navy aerial gunner
  66. Italian WWII pilot and ace, finnishing the war with five victories, born 26. December 1919
  67. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  68. WWII pilot (Hell's Angels)
  69. navy admiral
  70. Korean war ace - 5 Kills - USAF
  71. Former U.S. Army soldier - WWII, Korean War, was assigned to Operation Castle - a series of nuclear weapons tests at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Published 10 books. Mauser expert - History Channel's 'Tales of the Gun' series
  72. WWII: PTO. Army Air Corps. 27 missions as a B-29 navigator. Distinguished Flying Cross
  73. William Ball  (2)
  74. medal of honor, navy, vietnam war
  75. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Curtiss
  76. German ww2 pilot
  77. US Marine veteran, born 1931, of the Korean War. Fought in the 'Frozen Chosin' battle
  78. Navy Admiral
  79. A Russian political and military figure, Yury Nikolaevich Baluevsky is the Deputy Secretary of Russia's Security Council, the First Deputy Defense Minister, an army general, and a former head of Russia's General Staff
  80. American journalist at The Washington Post. Frequently appears on the Meet the Press and the PBS program Washington Week. Co-wrote The Battle for America 2008 with the late Pulitzer Prize winner Haynes Johnson. Served in the military
  81. WWII pilot - Battle of Britain
  82. Since 2006, is the First Sea Lord of the United Kingdom, the most senior serving officer in the Royal Navy
  83. Romanian WWII Veteran
  84. ww 11 army hero
  85. WWII - Fighter Ace USAAF, 5 victories (3 on Jan. 14, 1945); 8th Air Force, 357th Fighter Group, 354th Fighter Squadron. 'The Yoxford Boys', stationed in England
  86. WWII fighter ace - 10 Kills - USAAF - DSC
  87. WWII Veteran, D-Day Veteran, Fox Company
  88. Retired General
  89. Canadian WWII Fighter Ace - R.C.A.F.'s top night fighter and the second highest scoring Canadian fighter pilot of WWII; also a 'V1 Ace'
  90. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor
  91. WWII: CBI. Member of Merrill's Marauders aka Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), a US Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit
  92. WWII: Rose The Riveter
  93. WWII - Monuments Men, 2nd (post-VE-Day) generation. 66th Infrantry Division; witness of the sinking of the S.S. Leopoldville on 24 Dec 1944 (torpedoed by a German U-boat; 763 soldiers died). Served as a Monuments Men after V-E-day in Austria
  94. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  95. WWII Ace--[5 victories]- Was one of the Pilots who shot down Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's airplane during WWII
  96. WWII: ETO/MTO. 451st Bomb Group, 724th Squadron, 15th AF. His plane was hit by a German 88 on Oct. 13, 1944, while over Vienna, Austria, and had to bail out. He became a POW, eventually held at Stalag Luft #7A near Moosburg, Germany,
  97. US Marine Corp, Medal of Honor Recipient Korea
  98. US WWII Army vet (1913-2021). Stationed in Alaska in WWII, honored as a fan by the LA Dodgers when he turned 108
  99. WWII: ETO. Regiment, 78th Infantry Division. Battle of Hurtgen Forrest, Battle of Remagen
  100. WWII: ETO. D-Day. D Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion. Pointe du Hoc
  101. Bataan Death March Survivor
  102. WWII: CBI. Member of Merrill's Marauders aka Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), a US Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit
  103. British pilot in WW2
  104. Congressional Medal of Honor recipient - WWII
  105. Paratrooper involved in 'Operation Dragoon' during WW2. born on 09/01/1924
  106. Former General in the Canadian Forces, Military Advisor to the UN Sec. General & head of the Military Division of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations of the United Nations from 1992 to 1997, & Chief of the Defence Staff in Canada from 1997 t
  107. British ace from WW2, 11 victories, Battle of Britain
  108. WWII: US Navy. USS Hornet (CV-8). Doolittle Raid, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); survived the sinking of the Hornet in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 October 1942
  109. P-47 and P-51 Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of the 325th Fighter Group
  110. Highly decorated German tank ace of WW2
  111. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach
  112. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran (HMS Cassandra)
  113. US WWII D-Day veteran, born 1926. Knocked out by an explosion, spent the first night filled with shrapnel and wracked in pain until he was picked up the next afternoon. Later served in the Philippines
  114. Ben Barnes  (2)
    WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran; later served on the HMS Glasgow on D-Day, in the Battle of Cherbourg and beyond
  115. Iran Hostage Crisis Survivor (Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days (November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981) Vice consul
  116. 507th p i r - ww 2
  117. Assistant weaponeer on Bockscar during Nagasaki mission
  118. WWII: PTO. Battles of Tinian, Okinawa
  119. WWII Pilot Ace-5, USAAF
  120. WWII Veteran, As a radar operator on a B-29 nicknamed The Great Artiste, he and other crew members accompanied a plane known as Bockscar to Japan, where it dropped the second atomic bomb and hastened the end of World War II
  121. WWII: PTO. Battle of Peleliu. USMC
  122. WWII: PTO. B-29 Navigator, 505th Bomb Group, Tinian Island. 23 missions over Japan
  123. WWII: USS Enterprise (CV-6)
  124. American Writer And Commentator. Former Army Kiowa Helicopter pilot. Iraq & Afghanistan Veteran
  125. Flew in hundreds of combat helicopter missions in Vietnam during the 1960s. Honored with war medals for helping to extract dozens of wounded Americans from fields and jungles/1st Cavalry Division, 15th Medical Battalion Medevac platoon
  126. U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard for JFK Death; in the Casket Team (Kennedy pallbearer)
  127. medal of honor, marines vietnam
  128. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'Bolivia' Born: 1921
  129. Australian WWII Ace 12 v
  130. Most decorated soldier in the Vietnam War. Has been called the Puerto Rican Rambo. He earned 38 military decorations during his career. Born April 7, 1937
  131. coast guard admiral
  132. WWII: I Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR). D-Day (wounded by a grenade after a couple of days), back for the Siege of Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge), made it to the Eagle's Nest and ended the war in Austria
  133. marine corps general
  134. Lz xray 1965 nam b co 1/7 cav
  135. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  136. Soviet WWII Veteran, Translator for the Red Army, interrogated German Prisoners during the Battle of Stalingrad
  137. WWII - Hitler's Nazi poster boy for propaganda in the late 1930s. Chosen at the age of four, his face appeared on postcards, books and campaigns for Nazi Germany
  138. Australian WWII ace
  139. WWII: Manhattan Project
  140. US WWII veteran, born 1920. Joined the CCC in 1938 in Washington State. Served as a clerk in the Air Transport Command in India during WWII
  141. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. He flew on Hurricane's throughout the Battle of Britain. He now lives in Western Australia
  142. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  143. 8th Armored Division
  144. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Schley
  145. WWII Rosie and SPAR (b. 1923) Worked two years at Ford Willow Run Bomber Plant, drilling rivet holes for B-24s. Then joined the Coast Guard's Women SPARs
  146. WWII: Pacific. Air Force pilot. Battle of Okinawa. Saw the Yamato sink
  147. CIA operative gathered on-the-ground intelligence on Cuba's military defenses in preparation for Bay of Pigs invasion. After JFK abandoned invading troops on beach at Playa Girón, Basulto says, he abandoned the CIA operatives on the island
  148. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Most ended up returning to the US; a maximum of 7 are still alive
  149. WWII. ETO. Pilot, 63 Fighter Squadron, 56 Fighter Group
  150. WWII: CBI. Member of Merrill's Marauders aka Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), a US Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit in Burma. Bronze Star
  151. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'British'
  152. Enigma code breaker of WWII, along with future wife, Mavis Batey
  153. Enigma code breaker of WWII
  154. navy admiral england
  155. Retired USMC General
  156. WWII: Witness of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  157. WWII: British D-Day (Gold Beach) veteran. Royal Engineers. Spent much of the first few days of the landings lying on his stomach defusing mines
  158. Pearl Harbor Survivor
  159. Navy Veteran
  160. Tuskegee Airmen ww2
  161. Pearl Harbor survivor 7 Dec 1941. Served aboard the USS Patterson as a chief gunners mate
  162. WWII - D-Day. 116th Infantry, Dog Green Sector, Omaha Beach. Author
  163. August 27, 1918- March 20, 2008) was an American aviatrix who became the first American woman to fly a United States Army Air Force jet aircraft as a test pilot during WWII as a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots program/WASP
  164. WASP/First American woman to fly a United States Army Air Forces jet aircraft when she flew the Bell YP-59A jet fighter at Wright Field as a test pilot during World War II
  165. WWII PTO: Marine Raider of 'Carlson?s Raiders'. Makin Island Raid (17?18 August 1942), Guadalcanal Campaign
  166. WWIOI: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 2nd Marine Air Wing
  167. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  168. WWII: D-Day. Ranger. Pointe du Hoc
  169. WWII: CBI theater, C?109 pilot, 80 'Hump' round?trips
  170. WWII: British soldier evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940, later served in North Africa (notably El Alamein) and Italy campaign
  171. Canadian Victoria Cross receiver from WW2
  172. Retired General - USAF
  173. ww11 navy hero author (run silent run deep)
  174. WWII: PTO. USMC. 'Buffalo' amphibious vehicle driver, in the 3rd Marine Division
  175. Retired British General, who served in WW2 and saw active service in France 1944 and in Java 1946
  176. Pearl Harbor survivor 7 Dec 1941, serving on USS Hull. Later fought in the battles of Bourgainville, Salamua-Lea, Guadalcanal, Wake Island, Attu-Kiska, Wake Island again, and Tarawa. Born July 6, 1921
  177. WWII: Survivor of the failed Operation Jubilee ('Dieppe Raid') on 19 August 1942, when 60% of the mostly Canadian landing force were either killed, wounded or captured
  178. WWII - 1st Marine Division Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, Battle of Okinawa
  179. WWII: D-Day. 101st Airborne (Screaming Eagles), 501st PIR , D-Day Pathfinder, Battle of Carentan, Battle of the Bulge. Became a POW and escaped
  180. Retired USMC General
  181. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  182. WWII: Arctic convoy veteran (HMS La Malouine) in 3 convoys including the ill-fated PQ-17 in July 1942
  183. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, 73,000 American forces descended on the beaches of Normandy. Bearden was a 21-year-old sergeant in the Army's 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Wrote; 'To D-Day and Back'
  184. British WW2 pilot, 'Battle of Britain'
  185. Noted Civil War and World War II Historian. WWII Marine, 3rd Raider Battalion (Battle of Guadalcanal), Chief historian for the National Park Service 1981 - 1994
  186. WW II Nurse, 1st Lt., aka Jean Crooks
  187. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  188. WWII: D-.Day, 508th PIR, medic, POW
  189. Canadian World War II veteran and politician
  190. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  191. Ploesti Air Raid --- WWII
  192. WWII: Marine Corps, 1st Raider Battalion. Tulaghi, Guadalcanal, Saipan, Tinian. Fired the first shot against the Japanese occupied South Pacific Island of Tulagi on August 7, 1942
  193. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  194. Army veteran and local theater actor
  195. Former Navy SEAL, Christopher Beck, who is transgender and now goes by the name Kristin Beck
  196. air force general
  197. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pyro
  198. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 1st Marine Division
  199. USAF Jet fighter Ace during the Korean War--[5 Migs shot down]! fle the p-80, f-86, f-89, f-84, f-104, t-33, t-28, t-6
  200. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pennsylvania
  201. Former Marine General
  202. Retired USMC General
  203. Retired General - US Army
  204. marine corps general
  205. WWII Manhattan Project
  206. Vietnam Vet/Participated in Battle of La Drang, highlighted in the book 'We Were Soldiers Once...And Young'/Artillery with Infantry, carried radio in battle/Awarded one Purple Heart, two Bronze Stars
  207. One of the last survivors (Born: 1917) from the sinking of RMS Lancastria, that sank in 1940 during WW2
  208. British bomber pilot from WW2
  209. British pilot from WW2, living in Great Britain
  210. Navajo Code Talker (born 1926) of the 1st Marine Division 2nd Battalion
  211. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  212. Wife of Navajo Code Talker Thomas H. Begay
  213. Notah Begay  (2)
    'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  214. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker' 'One of the Original 29'
  215. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker' 'One of the Original 29'
  216. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker - 1 of only 3 remaining (as of 2022)
  217. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  218. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  219. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  220. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker
  221. air force general
  222. Victoria Cross recipient from Great Britain, was awarded the VC in 2005
  223. Panzer Captain and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross who was on the intelligence staff of the Sixth Army during the Stalingrad encirclement
  224. Military
  225. medal of honor army vietnam war
  226. Diego Fernando Murillo Bejarano (born 23 February 1961), also known as Don Berna or Adolfo Paz, is a former leader of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia paramilitary group, as well as the leader of The Office of Envigado cartel
  227. WWII: Esther was one of the last survivors of the Auschwitz concentration camp. She survived because she was a player in the Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz
  228. Deep Freeze: an officer on the U.S.S. Arneb
  229. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Native of Belgium, returned to Antwerp after the war
  230. Iran Hostage Crisis Survivor (Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days (November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981) Vice consul
  231. World War II Medal of Honor
  232. Military
  233. Joe Bell  (2)
    World War II Army veteran from 1942-1946. Part of 91st airborn that jumped over North Africa and Italy
  234. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  235. Served in the Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theater and was aboard the USS Lexington in May, 1942, when it was torpedoed during the Battle of Coral Sea
  236. WWII: Battel of Okinawa. 77th Division. Distinguished Service Cross for the battle for Ishimi Ridge
  237. Pilot Vietnam War/Astronaut
  238. Retired United States Army four-star general
  239. Will become the first living Medal of Honor recipient for the war in Iraq for his heroism during the second battle of Fallujah in November 2004
  240. WWII: Iwo Jima survivor; H Company, 3rd Battalion, 26th Regiment, 5th Division. Recipient of 2 Purple Hearts
  241. WWII: PTO. Survived the sinking of Liberty ship SS John A. Johnson (by Japanese torpedo) on 30 October 1944
  242. 101st Airborne, 506 PIR, Easy Company (AKA 'The Band of Brothers' - WWII
  243. Retired General
  244. C-47 pilot for 101st band of brother flew support for them
  245. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS West Virginia
  246. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  247. WWII WAVES female vet, born 1923. Top Secret Ultra clearance, gathered info from/prepared reports for upper command of decoded German messages. Learned of D-Day from a just-decoded msg from Germany's Donitz, saying they'd just been invaded
  248. WWII: MTO/ETO. Quartermaster on the Landing Craft, LST 1. Africa (Arzew and Bizerte), Italy (Palermo, Anzio, and Sicily), and Normandy on D-Day
  249. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  250. army general
  251. British WWII Veteran, RAF
  252. WWII: PTO. Battled of Okinawa. K Co, 3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5)
  253. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Maryland
  254. US WWII Army Air Corps B-29 gunner (1925-2023). Flew over Nagasaki hours after the bombing as part of an Army photo mission. Flew in the Japanese Surrender Ceremony Flyover weeks later
  255. WWII - D-Day, Omaha Beach. Ranger. Purple Heart recipient shot in the thigh while storming Omaha Beach
  256. WWII: Battle of Tarawa. Hq-2-6, 2nd MarDiv
  257. WWII - Flying Tigers (AVG) P-51 pilot
  258. USN Admiral
  259. Spanish Civil War survivor (Born: 1924) Wife of Josep Pons. Remembers how she left Barcelona in 1939 during the massive retreat towards France. Now 92
  260. Lz xray 1965 nam b co, 1/7 cav
  261. WWII: Wake Island Defender: POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941
  262. Military
  263. Asst.Secretary of Defense
  264. German Luftwaffe ace of WWII, 93 victories
  265. Pilot
  266. WWII: ETO/D-Day. Radio operator on B-24 Liberator 'The Hard Way' (44-40242), 854th Bomb quadron, 491st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Flew 31 missions from June 2, 1944 to Sept. 9, 1944, including D-Day and Hanover, Sept. 9, 1944
  267. Former Australian General, Chief of the Australian Defence Force 1984-1987
  268. Retired Admiral
  269. WWII: Battle of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian and Okinawa. Corpsman with D-1-2, 2nd MarDiv. He was in the 2nd wave to Red Beach #2 on Tarawa-D-Day; arriving in a Higgins boat, he had to wade over 500 yards to the shore under devastating fire
  270. WWII US Army D-Day veteran, born 1926. Part of the Dachau concentration camp liberation, and later a guard at the Nuremberg Trials
  271. WWII: PTO. Nurse in the Battle of Okinawa. Later 23 years with the CIA
  272. Wwii: wasp
  273. WWII: Evacuation of Dunkirk. 4th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Marched almost 120 miles to the beaches near Dunkirk to escape the German advance in May 1940. Eventually he found a rowing boat and was picked up by a navy ship
  274. Member of the 101 airbourne div. company E 506 parachute regiment
  275. Centenarian (1895-2004). One of the last US WWI vets. Wounded while serving about a year in France
  276. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  277. WWII: ETO, top turret gunner and engineer of B-17 Chow-Hound (Serial # 42-31367), 91st Bomb Group, 322nd Squadron
  278. Fighter ace born 12/27/1919
  279. WWII - Operation Overlord. 279th Port Company, 505th Port Battalion. Landed between Utah and Omaha Beach on D-Day+1 still under constant fire; his unit was responsible to get the beach organized and to get supplies inland
  280. (Born 1971) US Army Iraq and Afghanistan War Veteran. Served from 1989 to 2014
  281. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941. Schofield Barracks
  282. Joseph Stalin's Interpreter
  283. Last living member of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
  284. WWII PTO: Co B, 1st Raider Bn, then 4th Marines. Fought at Guadalcanal (Bloody Ridge), Guam, Saipan, Bouganville, New Georgia, Okinawa. Guard duty at USS Missouri on the day the Japanese signed the surrender in Tokyo Bay. 2 Purple Hearts
  285. Military Contractor held captive by Al-Queda. Beheaded by Al-Zarawi in Internet video by Al-Queda
  286. WWII - USS Tennessee (1940-1942) and Submarine Base in 1943. Treasurer for P.T.Com Orchestra for 18 years
  287. US Army Sergeant who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years
  288. WWII: Ranger that landed at Omaha beach on D-Day (Pointe du Hoc); before D-Day, he served in North Africa and Italy
  289. USMC General
  290. Four-star general currently serving as the Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  291. French holocaust survivor and member of the Résistance during World War 2, living in the French city of Saint-Étienne
  292. WWII: 3rd Marine Division, Wounded in the battle of Iwo Jima
  293. WWII: Merchant Marine
  294. WWII: US Navy, anti-aircraft gunner. Survived the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay which was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tarawa (November 1943) and also his next ship (USS Salamaua) being hit by a Kamikaze
  295. WWII: Bataan Death March survivor. Air Warning Service Company, US Army Signal Corps
  296. Operation Deep Freeze: GCA officer to guide incoming aircraft to land on ice
  297. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS California
  298. German ww2 pilot
  299. WWII Veteran
  300. WWII: PTO. First Marine Division. Guadalcanal, Peleliu
  301. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  302. Main focus in the Canadian wait for me daddy photo he was the little boy reaching for his daddy
  303. WWII veteran; 101st Airborne, Original Band of Brothers. Note: He isn't the author of that book mentioned - these were 'Will Bill' Guarnere and 'Babe' Heffron:
  304. Author and former CIA officer and Directorate of Operations between October 1982 and June 2005. Served as a CIA Station Chief on 3 separate occasions and led several of CIA?s most important counterterrorism deployments
  305. WWII: PTO. Battle of Buna-Gona, Battle of Luzon. 32nd Infantry Division
  306. WWII - CpL (Tech 5), USA, 78th Quartermaster Bn., 78th Infantry Div., 3rd Army. Landed at Normandy on D-Day. Battle of the Bulge veteran. European Theater of Operations
  307. C-47 pilot, flew101st band of brothers
  308. WWII - Pilot 91st Squadron, 439th Troop Carrier Group; with his C-47 #43-15213 he flew paratroopers of Dog Company, 506th PIR, 101st AB into D-Day (Stick #64). Specialist in towing/rescueing Gliders, carrying D-Day wounded out to safety
  309. Vietnam War - Marines pilot who flew Ambassador Martin out of the American Embassy during the fall of Saigon to the Vietcong, April 30, 1975. Helicopter 'Lady Ace 09'
  310. Author: 'Make the Kaiser Dance: Living Memories of a Forgotten War: The American Experience in World War'
  311. WWII: Last living survivor of the sinking of the SS Arandora Star, 2 July 1940
  312. Italian World War One Veteran.
  313. WWII: 14th Armored Division, Company B Mortar Squad; he fought in the ETO, capturing a succession of small towns in France and into the Italian mountains. He was injured three times
  314. Bocks Car Crew, RCM Observer, WW II, Nagasaki
  315. WWII: Battle for Tarawa
  316. WWII: B-17 pilot, 324th Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. 28 missions from June to August 1944, most in 'Little Miss Mischief' (B-17 42-97880), including France, Munich, Merseburg, Brandenburg, Peenemunde
  317. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  318. Former director of Naval Criminal Investigative Service AKA NCIS/With NCIS, Betro served as the Special Agent Afloat aboard the USS John F. Kennedy as well as the USS Enterprise/Did cameo on long running TV series NCIS
  319. Fighter Ace - Korean War - (5 Victs)- USAF
  320. Berlin Air Lift 1948; Brigadier General Betinger was one of those planning and supervising the Air Lift
  321. army general
  322. WWII: Battle of Midway (June 1942), USS Yorktown (CV-5, 'Fighting Lady'). Severely wounded during the battle. Later, he served on the submarines USS Bashaw and USS Sea Robin
  323. Fox News military analyst
  324. WWII U.S. Navy quartermaster - served on the USS Bowfin (SS-287)
  325. WWII Fighter Ace (9 Kills) - Ace in a Day - Flew P-51's - USAAF, 376th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group, 8th Air Force (Europe)
  326. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor
  327. Medal of Honor recipient, France, WWII
  328. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. US Army
  329. Real brother of Bielski partisans. Last living Bielski brother from WWII
  330. WWII: 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, the 'Ghost Army'. The Ghost Army deceived enemies into thinking that there were unaccounted divisions out there
  331. WWII Luftwaffe Recipient of the Knights Cross
  332. WWII - tail-gunner on the 'Necessary Evil', the nickname of the B-29 Superfortress that accompanied the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945
  333. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Helena. Served on the USS Helena from Pearl until the Battle of Kula Gulf (1943), when she was sunk by Japanese torpedoes, fighting, a.o., in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Cape Esperance
  334. French military officer who fought in the Indochina war. Born: 02/14/1916
  335. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  336. Tuskegee Airmen, flew the b-25, b-29, b-52, b-24, b-50, b-17, b-47
  337. navy admiral
  338. WWII Veteran From Williamsville, New York. Good Conduct Medal, a European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 2 bronze service stars, a World War II Victory Medal, an Honorable Service Lapel and a Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Bar
  339. WWII: Living in the Polish town Zdrowa, Bik witnessed the first attack on the Westerplatte peninsula. He escaped 2 forced labor camps, and was sent to the Gross-Rosen and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps before his 1945 liberation
  340. WWII - Navajo Code Talker, participated in Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa
  341. US WWII Army bomber pilot/OSS vet, born 1923.14 missions in Europe, then transferred to an OSS cover unit in Italy. Dropped OSS agents and spies in various areas, including flights turned down by the RAF as too risky. Still flying at 97
  342. WWII - Pacific. 4th Marine Division. Fought in the battles of Marshall Islands, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima
  343. WWII: Corporal in Battery B, 285th Field Artillery Observation Battalion, who survived the Malmedy Massacre on 17 December 1944
  344. Military
  345. 'Doolittle Raiders 'Bombardier Crew #11'
  346. John Bird  (2)
    Navy Admiral
  347. Congresstional Medal of Honor and former Cherokee Nation Supreme Court justice
  348. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Honolulu
  349. Pearl Harbor Survivor, Civillian Witness to the Attack
  350. Italian flying ace of WWII
  351. WWII: Atlantic. Served on the USS Block Island
  352. Frank E. Birtciel was a fighter pilot assigned to the 343rd Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force during World War II
  353. Italian World War 1 Veteran Born: 10/07/1900 Lives in Dignano, Italy
  354. Austrian World War One Veteran
  355. Commander 509th Bomb Wing
  356. Jerry Bishop  (2)
    Vietnam veteran. Flew Boeing B-52 Bomber planes and survived over 100 combat missions
  357. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot)Flew the b-24
  358. WWII - D-Day, 1st Infantry Division (The Big Red One), 16th Infantry Regimental Combat Team, Omaha Beach. Mr. Bistrica actually is pictured in one of the most iconic photographs of the war
  359. WW II Veteran; survivor of the USS Indianapolis disaster
  360. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Vestal
  361. Danish WWII veteran. Part of the battalion that was immediately dispatched when German invasion looks imminent
  362. One of the children saved by Nicholas Winton in the 'Kindertransport' before WWII broke out
  363. (Born 1933) Air Force Korean War Veteran. K2 Korea
  364. Korean War veteran
  365. Known as Sir Jeremy Black, a British Royal Navy admiral who served as Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command from 1989 to 1991
  366. Joseph Black  (2)
    WWII: ETO. 57th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force
  367. Flying Tiger-crew chief
  368. WWII - US Fighter Ace, 11 victories, of the Jolly Rogers, VF-17 Squadron; Pacific Theater
  369. WWII: Battle of Midway
  370. Born 1925, Blackwell served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 during WWII. He later became a maritime administrator in 1969. In 1971 Blackwell became Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs
  371. Retired USMC General
  372. WWII veteran wo went on to become a songwriter whose credits include two songs recorded by Elvis (Give me the right' and 'Put the blame on me'),
  373. Dennis Blair  (3)
    Dennis Cutler Blair (born February 4, 1947) is the former United States Director of National Intelligence and is a retired United States Navy admiral who was the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific region
  374. Don Blair  (2)
    WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Nevada
  375. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  376. Ian Blair  (2)
    WWII: UK pilot, Squadron Leader, DFM (Distinguished Flying Medal). Was the RAF's World War poster boy. Currently lives in Brentwood, Essex
  377. George Blake  (2)
    WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. US Army, Fort Kamehameha
  378. Survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941aboard the USS St. Louis and went on to earn Navy combat stars in Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal and Luzon
  379. WWII Pilot Ace-- Flew Spifires and Mustangs-[14.5 victories]
  380. Fighter Pilot Ace during WWII[flew the P-51 Mustang]
  381. WWII: D-Day paratrooper, 82nd Airborne. Also Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge
  382. WWII: Fighter pilot with the 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group
  383. US WWII veteran, saw action in the Marshall Islands, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima, b. 1924
  384. WWII: D-Day Invasion, Medic, 326th Medical Battalion, 101st Airborne Division; also in the Battle of the Bulge and Bastogne and witness to General McAuliffes' famous 'Nuts' quote; Operation Market Garden and served all the way to Berchtesgaden
  385. USS Pueblo
  386. Director and Head of Talent at Schmidt Futures. Served 5 years as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps. Serves on the board of Operation Gratitude. Co-author of Union: A Democrat, a Republican, & a Search for Common Ground
  387. US fashion designer. He was a member of the Ghost Army in WWII
  388. Navajo Code Talker 5th Marine Division (Born 1917)
  389. WWII: D-Day, landed on eastern half of Omaha Beach, 6:30 AM, June 6, 1944, with the 1st Infantry Division. Before Normandy, he fought in the Tunisian campaign in North Africa, and was a part of the invasion of Sicily, in 1943
  390. medal of honor arme korean war
  391. U.S. Marines 1942-1945. Landed on Guam in 1944 with the 3rd Marine Division
  392. Korean War Ace - USAF - 10 Kills - DSC, P-40, P-47, P-51 Mustang, P-80, F-86, F-100, F-102, A-7, F-104, F-106, F-4, and F-111
  393. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. Rifleman, 4th Infantry Division
  394. (Born 29 August 1916) Norwegian military officer, known for his resistance work during World War II
  395. WWII: His 28-year Air Force career included piloting 25 B-17 missions out of England in WW II, and working at the Pentagon and Boeing Aircraft
  396. WWII: Survivor of the disastrous PQ 17 Arctic Convoy, July 1942
  397. WWII: PTO. Radar Technician aboard the USS Enterprise
  398. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  399. American WWII - Radioman And Gunner In VT-11 (Torpedo Squadron, Sister Squadron Of The Famous Sundowners) Of Carrier Air Wing Eleven (Pacific Theater)
  400. Retired USMC General
  401. WWII: 603rd Engineers Camouflage Division, The Ghost Army used inflatable rubber tanks, wooden guns, sound trucks, and dazzling performance art to bluff the enemy
  402. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  403. Walter Blum  (2)
    WW2/D-Day Army among 1st to face cannon & machine-gun fire awaited on beaches of Normandy/Member amphibious 1st Engineer Special Brigade sent in to clear lanes through obstructions & lay wire-mesh roadbeds, allowing tanks & troops to beach
  404. WWII - Survivor of the sinking of the USS Quincy (CA-39) in the Battle Of Savo Island, 9 August 1943
  405. Fighter ace born 12 /25/1921
  406. German Luftwaffe ace of WWII, 60 victories
  407. WWII: PTO. Navy corpsman. Battle of Peleliu, Battle of Okinawa
  408. (born November 15, 1918 in Sassari, Sardinia) is an Italian sculptor, painter, and academic. Bocchetta was a member of the anti-fascist Italian resistance movement during World War II
  409. WWII. ETO: He took part in the retreating fights in France in the summer of 1940, and then joined the RAF, 312 Squadron. 26 operational flights. Last surviving Czech WWII pilot
  410. Soviet machine gunner, Fought in battles of Moscow and Stalingrad during WW2. Currently lives in Philadelphia, PA
  411. WWII flying ace with the 357th scored 14 kills which included two of the new ME 262's
  412. vietnam war air force hero
  413. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor; Army Air Corps, 804th Engineer Aviation Battalion, Bugle Master. Turned down an offer to spend the night of 6th to 7th Dec on the Arizona which most probably saved his life
  414. WWII: USMC. Battle of Bougainville, Battle of Iwo Jima
  415. Israeli flying ace, pilot
  416. Author of FIRST SEAL - Founder of the US Navy SEALs
  417. Former Waffen-SS member
  418. German WWII Fighter Ace
  419. Military
  420. German ww2 pilot
  421. Military
  422. WWII: PTO. 112th Calvary Regiment Of The Texas Army National Guard. Battle of Driniumor River (10 July ? 25 August 1944) of the Western New Guinea campaign. Battle of Leyte, Batttle of Luzon
  423. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  424. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  425. WWII: PTO. 509th Composite Group
  426. Oldest Man in France born 1910. WW2 veteran of the Free Corps
  427. WWII: PTO. B-17 tail-gunner
  428. Born 1919, Bokhary served in the British Indian Army for four years as a logistics expert, and came to Hong Kong with the army on the first British ship after the surrender of Japan ended the occupation of Hong Kong. He became a businessman
  429. WWII: ETO. Army Air Corps, 99th Bomb Group, 247th Squadron. 51 missions
  430. WWI British Commonwealth One of the last female veterans of that war
  431. Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Bolcar was born in 1917. He served in the Eighth U.S. Army Air Corps, 702nd Bomb Squadron, 445th Bombardier Group during WW2
  432. Officer in the German Army (Wehrmacht Heer) who wrote about his experiences during World War II
  433. WW2 fighter ace- Served aboard the USS Randolph from 2/16/1945-5/14/1945 as a member of VMF-12 flying the F6F Hellcat. He is officially credited with 5 confirmed victories.
  434. Retired Brigadier General:The Horse Soldiers
  435. Retired General
  436. US WWII Army vet (1923-2022) Saw action in Normandy, the Rhineland, the Bulge, and at the Remagen Bridge. In his 90s, sketched scenes of his memories of WWII that he donated to charity auctions
  437. WWiII: Navigator on a B-17 'Wolf Wagon. Flew 30 missions, including 2 missions D-Day. 388th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
  438. WWII - Flying Tigers, served a total as 34 years as a figher pilot
  439. WWII veteran, born 1921. 16th Squ.,16th Bomb Group. Bataan Death March survivor. Author of several books, incl. one on his Bataan experience. POW at Camp O'Donnell, Philippines, later moved to Manchuria; liberated by Russian Army Aug. 1945. Purple Heart
  440. WWII U.S. Navy pharmacist's mate - served aboard the USS Missouri (BB-63). Witnessed the formal surrender of Japan
  441. WWII/Korea - Black Sheep Squadron; 12 victories
  442. WWII: Merchant seaman in the 'Murmansk runs' of World War II
  443. Centenarian (1900-2002). French immigrant, WWI French Naval vet and WWII French Infantry vet. 1918 Flu survivor who was almost given up for dead on a troop ship
  444. WWII: PTO. Battle of Tarawa. Motor machinist mate 2nd class, USS Sheridan (APA-51)
  445. WWII: PTO. USMC, 12th Defense Battalion. Battle of Peleliu
  446. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers'
  447. air force general
  448. Member of the famed ''Flying Tigers'' before and during WWII, a Major General, Ace (9 victories)
  449. USCG Admiral
  450. US WWI veteran, born 1924. Served in Italy at Anzio, Rome, the Po Valley, and witnessed the abuse of Mussolini's body in the public square by Italian citizens
  451. LTC, USAAF, 773 Bomb Sqdn, 463rd Bomb Group, 15th Air Force B-17 Pilot, 30 missions over Italy as Sqdn. Leader. Hickam Field, Hawaii - Pearl Harbor Survivor Distinguished Flying Cross
  452. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  453. WWII Fighter Ace (5 Victs)Member of the Flying Tigers
  454. WWII combat nurse (1918-2019). Landed on Utah Beach on D-Day+6, following the front lines through out the war, and earning 5 battle stars
  455. WWII: USS Yorktown, CV5; USS Saratoga, CV3. Naval battles of Coral Sea, Midway and Guadalcanal. Senior yeoman to Admiral Frank Fletcher
  456. Born 1924, Booker served in the British Royal Navy from 1940-1954 during WWII and peacetime. He later became a well-known Engineer and is known for his book A History Of Engineering Drawing published in 1963
  457. English Former Male British Royal Air Force Navigator Pilot During World War 2
  458. USMC General
  459. Montford Point Marine (the very first African Americans to serve in the United States Marine Corps)
  460. WWII: Merchant Marine
  461. Waffen SS Knights Cross Holder
  462. Survivor of the wreck of the USS Indianapolis
  463. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Survived her capsizing in January 1943
  464. ww2 german knights cross/german cross in gold/ 4 tank destoyer badges
  465. fighter air ace korean war
  466. WWI: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS Oklahoma. Hardly escaped the sinking ship and being strafed by Japanese pilots after jumping into the harbor. Pictured exactly 3 years later in a popular War Bond Drive photograph
  467. American World War 2 Fighter Ace , 5 Vic - Navy Cross, flew the f6f hellcat, corsair, wildcat, cougar, panther, fury
  468. One of nine surviving veterans of Spanish Civil War. Born: December 20, 1918.Also survivor of the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp
  469. Last Italian World War One Veteran
  470. Danish WWII Veteran
  471. French Supercentenarian Born 1911. As a nurse during WWII she participated in the Allied Invasion of Italy
  472. Vietnam War; Radio Operator in the Ia Drang Valley with Hal Moore, subject of 'We Were Soldiers' with Mel Gibson
  473. WWII - Paratrooper of the 82nd AB Division (All Americans), 505th PIR, who had four combat jumps: Sicily, Italy, Normany (D-Day) and Holland (Market Garden). He's currently the subject of a documentary in the works (Four Jumps For Freedom)
  474. USMC. WWII, China Marines, Korea, and Vietnam
  475. WWII: Atlantic. Served on the USS Block Island (CVE-21)
  476. Colonel, WWII & Vietnam Vet, writer
  477. WWII veteran, Battle of the Bulge
  478. Chief Petty Officer (CTMC) on USS Pueblo when it was captured by the North Koreans in 1968, POW for 11 months. Retired as Master Chief (CTMCM)
  479. 'Tuskegee Airmen' 'First Black Air Traffic Controller'
  480. Pearl Harbor Survivor - USS Oklahoma
  481. Member of the famed''Black Sheep Squadro'' VMF-214
  482. Doolittle's Raiders crew #13 Navigator
  483. Age 90/Wren in WW2 aided in the Allied cipher-breaking efforts at Bletchley Park
  484. Belgian fighter ace from WW2
  485. Royal millitary
  486. Army General
  487. WWII: PTO. USMC. Battle of Iwo Jima. Later Korean War, Bay of Pigs
  488. WWII: Battle of Tarawa.2nd Marines, 2nd MarDiv
  489. American Female Vietnam War Troop Moral Booster (Donut Dolly)
  490. W W I I pilot, lawyer, Gov Clinton's Chief Of Staff, author
  491. Member of the 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo --WWII 'Pilot Crew #12'
  492. member of pappy boyingtons Black sheep squardron
  493. WWII: MTO. Rome Arno, North Apennines and Po Valley. Co. A, 361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Division
  494. navy admiral
  495. Dan Bowling  (2)
    Decorated World War II B-25 pilot
  496. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Marine, 5th Division. Purple Heart
  497. American Retired Four - Star Navy Admiral
  498. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge (ST. Vith, Moircy, a.o.), Koblenz, Rhine. 345th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division
  499. Tuskegee Pilot, flew the p-40, p-47. p-51
  500. WWII: PTO. Boatswain 2nd Class, U.S. Coast Guard. Served on 12 ships in the Pacific