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  1. Polish social activist, veteran of World War II, last living member of pre-war National Party
  2. Fighter ace ww2 born 1/15/1920
  3. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 Dec 1941; USS Arizona
  4. Lz xray 1965
  5. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  6. Medal of Honor, Korean War, US Marine Corps
  7. Iconic guitarist, who played the themes of 'Bonanza' and 'The Magnificent Seven'. Worked with Elvis, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Holly, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Barbara Streisand, Frankie Laine, Peggy Lee, Neil Sedaka a.o. Iwo Jima veteran
  8. WWII: ETo. 89th Division, 3rd Army and the 550th AAA infantry. Normandy, Battle of the Bulge, Ohrdruf concentration camp liberation
  9. Pearl Harbor Survivor, USS Utah!
  10. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS West Virginia. Navy chief petty officer. Trapped inside the West Virginia and hardly escaped. Also in the Battle of Midway
  11. WWII: Marine who fought at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Guam. As a boy, he attended the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, met and corresponded with Civil War veterans, and is a sculptor of miniature figures
  12. Iwo Jima survivor,Navy Cross recipient
  13. Pearl Harbor survivor - shipyard dispensary
  14. WWII - Paratrooper of the 101st Airborne (Screamin' Eagles). Combat jump on D-day, when he was wounded, captured by Germans and escaped. Also fought in the Battle of the Bulge
  15. WWII: ETO. 8th Air Force. Served with Clark Gable
  16. WWII Flying Tigers Ground Crew
  17. Retired Navy Admiral
  18. WWII veteran, D-Day landing on Utah Beach
  19. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  20. Senior officer present at the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War
  21. British pilot and WWII Prisoner of War. Wrote about his time in German captivity called Free as a Running Fox
  22. navy admiral writer
  23. WWII: ETO. D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Normandy, Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland. Paratrooper of the 1st Bn, HQ Co, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
  24. French WW1 veteran
  25. Lz xray 1965 nam b co. 1/7 cav
  26. Scottish Female First Female Yeoman Warder Of The Tower Of London (Beefeater). Protector Of The Queens Jewels (2007- )
  27. WWII Manhattan Project
  28. WWII - D-Day: Served on the HMCS Kitchener, K-225, the only Canadian Corvette to participate in D-Day, escorting the second wave of American infantry which landed at around 11 am on Omaha Beach
  29. Military
  30. US Army General
  31. Doolittle Raiders 'Navigator crew #13'
  32. Author, decorated U.S. Marine Corps veteran
  33. WWII: PTO. Cook on the USS Missouri who took the famous photograph of the USS Missouri about being hit by a Kamikaze on April 11, 194 during the Battle of Okinawa
  34. air force general
  35. Army General
  36. Kim Campbell  (2)
    American Female Pilot Of U.S. Air Force (1997- ) Awarded With 'The Distinguished Flying Cross' For Action In Aerial Combat After Flying A Mission Over Baghdad, Iraq, And 'Defense Superior Service Medal Legion of Merit' (2003)
  37. Roy Campbell  (2)
    WWII: PTO. Buna, Aitope, New Guinea, Morotai, Leyte. 32nd 'Red Arrow' Division
  38. Col. Campbell was a Tuskegee Airman
  39. air force general
  40. army general
  41. Col USAF (RET) WWII 6 Victory Ace, 479th fighter group
  42. Medal of Honor winner. Vietnam
  43. French general born 1932, last French Commandant of Berlin's French sector
  44. WWII: D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge. G Company, 506th PIR, 101st AB
  45. St. Lt. 339th Fighter Squadron; Yamamoto Mission April 18th 1943 flew the p-40, p-39, p-38, p-43, p-51, p-80, t-33 and 56 others
  46. Army General
  47. WWII: Cano piloted LCVPs off of the USS Zeilin (APA-3), starting with the Battle of Tarawa in November, 1943
  48. Spanish Civil War veteran (Born: 1917) who fought on the Aragon front in 1938 during the conflict. He is now 99
  49. Spanish Civil War veteran (Born: 1929) who fought during the frustrated offensive to retake Mallorca under Nationalist control. He is the younger brother of Alfons Canovas. He is now 87 and lives in Barcelona, Spain
  50. Lz-xray 1965 vietnam 1/7 cav
  51. Spanish Civil War veteran (Born: 1916) is one the last two living mechanics of Republican fighter aircrafts. He fought with the fourth squadron fixing Russian Polikarpov-15 fighters during the conflict. Now 100
  52. WWII: ETO. B 24 Liberator radioman and aerial gunner. 35 missions from 6 October 1944 to 10 April 1945. Stationed in Attlebridge, England. 785th Bomb Squadron, 466th Bomb Group
  53. 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
  54. Born Havana, Cuba 3-7-1938/Bay of Pigs Veteran/Cuban Pilot Air Force Captain trained by US, when returned to Cuba arrested for being trained by USA & later participated to fight for US forces in invasion/Flew B-26 hit during invasion
  55. USN Admiral
  56. Former Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush; notified President Bush of the 9/11 terrorist attacks while they were visiting the Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Florida
  57. Field Marshall of the Brazilian Army
  58. British ace from WW2
  59. WW2 German Tank Ace - Awarded the Knight's Cross
  60. First USMC Ace during WWII--[18 victories]
  61. B-24 Liberator Pilot/32 missions w/747 Squadron/456 Bomber Group/Noted Aviation Artist
  62. JFK - The Old Guard, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment; led riderless horse 'Black Jack' for fallen president at John F. Kennedy's funeral.
  63. air force general
  64. navy admrial
  65. WWII: US Navy Ace F6 Hellcat VF-40, VF-30, 9 Victories. Bougainville, Rabaul, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Japanese mainland
  66. air force general
  67. air force general
  68. WWII veteran and American painter known for his figurative paintings based on the work of the old masters
  69. Fighter ace NV-224
  70. WWII: PTO. Served on the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17); survived the Kamikaze attack on May 11, 1945 (Battle of Okinawa) when 390 sailors and airmen were killed and 264 wounded. Chief engineer who was instrumental in saving the ship
  71. WWII: PTO. He led one of the two unfortunate groups of B-17s to Pearl Harbor to arrive in the midst of the attack on Dec. 7, 1941. Later piloted the first B-29 to be shot down over Japan. POW
  72. United States Surgeon General (2002-06)
  73. army general
  74. WWII: Veteran of the Battles of Tarawa and Okinawa
  75. ace (WW2)
  76. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  77. 2014 Medal of Honor recipient, Afghan war veteran, retired US Marine
  78. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  79. navy admiral
  80. US WWI veteran and 1920s boxing manager for Jimmy Slattery and others, (1894-1996)
  81. WWII: D-Day. Seabee signalman, 111th Construction Battalion; spent six months building barges for the invasion, then volunteered for duty as a signalman during the invasion
  82. Lz xray 1965 vietnam
  83. WWII: Survivor of the disastrous PQ 17 Arctic Convoy, July 1942
  84. WW2 Veteran-Battle Of The Bulge
  85. WWII veteran, POW and Bataan Death March survivor
  86. navy admiral
  87. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  88. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  89. Italian WW One Vet
  90. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  91. Tuskegee Airmen
  92. Lz xray 1965 nam
  93. Nick Carter  (2)
    Royal military
  94. WWII veteran, Pearl Harbor Survivor (Born 1920) on the USS Oklahoma
  95. Medal of Honor recipient, Afghanistan
  96. US WWII Marine, born 1919. Took part in Guadalcanal, Saipan, Iwo Jima
  97. navy admiral
  98. Vice-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2007-??)
  99. air force general
  100. WWII: Pacific, 182nd regiment, fought in five major Pacific campaigns
  101. WWII: ETO. 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division. He fought in the Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns. Guard duty at the Nuremberg War Crime Trials, often photographed standing directly behind Goering
  102. Military
  103. air force general
  104. air force general
  105. WW2/U.S. Army with the 238th Combat Engineer Battalion. He landed on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944, and continued throughout Europe until the end of the war
  106. U.S. Army Chief of Staff
  107. Lz xray 1965 nam
  108. JFK - USAF Pipe Band; played at various events in the Kennedy presidency, including the visit of the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Sean Lemass in October 1963 (where Cashion met JFK) and the funeral of JFK
  109. Military
  110. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, Schofield Barracks. Later served in Guadalcanal and New Cadelonia during WWII, retired from the army in 1964
  111. British WW2 'Dambuster' pilot
  112. WWII PTO: USMC. Aircraft mechanic for the famous 'Cactus Air Force' at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal. After the war, he worked for Rockwell; part of the team that designed the launch umbilical tower for the Saturn V rocket (Apollo 11)
  113. World war 2 fighter ace-5 kills p-38
  114. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor aboard the USS Tennessee, 7 December 1941
  115. Ivan Castro  (2)
    U.S. Army Major who has continued serving on active duty in the Special Forces despite losing his eyesight. Served in Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Lost eyesight due to a mortar round landing near where he was deployed
  116. WWII - Pacific. Fighter Ace (7 victories). Marine Fighting Squadron 221 (VMF-221), USS Bunker Hill. Flex F7F, F4U, F3D SKYNIGHT, F-8, A-4, F4. Claims he flew 56 different types of planes
  117. WWWI: ETO. D-Day. As a gunner on a small transport vessel Catalano helped transport army soldiers to Normandy on D-Day June 6, 1944
  118. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  119. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  120. NYPD officer who used his own experiences to write best-selling thrillers. He joined the NYPD after serving in the United States Marine Corps
  121. Medal of honor army vietnam war
  122. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  123. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  124. WWII: Army Nurse Corps, 3rd General Hospital. Served in Africa, Italy, and France
  125. US WWII Navy veteran, born 1927. USS Indianapolis Survivor, one of the last 5 living as of 6/21
  126. Navy Admiral
  127. U.S.S. Indianapolis Survivor
  128. army general
  129. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Communications Division, Signal Corps, Schofield Barracks
  130. WWII: D-Day. 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR
  131. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  132. WWII: PTO. Survived the sinking of the USS Mannert Abele in the Battle of Okinawa
  133. Captain of the midway during the evacuation of south korea
  134. 'The lone marine' stands and salutes every 'Rolling Thunder' parade since 2001
  135. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor (Scofield Barracks), 27th Infantry Regiment of the 25th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. Also fought in the Guadalcanal Campaign and Solomon Islands campaign
  136. WWII American Fighter - Ace (9 Victs.)- USAAF
  137. US WWII Army vet, born 1923. Fought Japanese in the Philippines. Surrendering in May 1942, his unit was brutally tortured. He ended up in Yodogawa camp until near war's end. Of only 52 Yodogawa POW survivors, he's now the last living one
  138. Military air force thunderbirds
  139. WWII: British Arctic convoy veteran ('Murmansk Runs')
  140. Member of the Republic of China Air Force's 'Black Cat' Squadron, which operated U-2 surveillance from 1961-1974
  141. Navy Admiral
  142. WWII: USS Killen (DD-593), Battle of Leyte Gulf: Killen provided a critical hit to battleship Yamashiro (flagship of Vice-Admiral Shoji Nishimura) leading to is sinking on Oct. 26, 1944. He also survived a Kamikaze attack on Nov. 1, 1944
  143. Military ww11 british war hero (victoria cross)
  144. WWII: D-Day. Company D, 5th Ranger Battalion. Pointe du Hoc
  145. Medal of Honor, US Navy, Korean War
  146. Author/"Last Man Out"/POW Kwai Chang Japanese POW Camp as told in the story of Bridge on the River Kwai
  147. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  148. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  149. WWII: Pacific Theater, Navy, USS Atlanta (CL-51). Survivor of the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in which the Atlanta was sunk in the fiercest night battle of the war
  150. Pearl harbor survivor
  151. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  152. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Schley
  153. WWII: ETO. Recon scout in Cannon Company 303rd Infantry Regiment 97th Infantry Division. Battle of the Bulge, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Battle of the Ruhr pocket (Siegburg, Solingen. Dusseldorf) in April 1945, end of war in Czechoslovakia
  154. American stand-up comedian and writer with stage and screen credits in eight countries, and author of the comic memoir The 188th Crybaby Brigade, about his year as a tank soldier in the Israeli Army
  155. WWII: PTO. 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines. Seen in a famous photo of the Battle of Okinawa
  156. WWII: Battle of the Bulge. Severely wounded twice. 276th Infantry Reg, 70th Infantry Div. 37 combat missions as a B-29 pilot In Korea. Vietnam: Wrote Air Force history flying the B-52's 1st combat mission on June 18, 1965 (Op. Arc Light)
  157. WWII. Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivor. Born 1911
  158. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  159. Retired USMC General
  160. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 Dec 1941. Ships cook aboard the destroyer USS Phelps
  161. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  162. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker' 'One of the Original 29'
  163. JFK - Honor Guard Kennedy funeral; Casket Team (pallbearer)
  164. WWII - D-Day, First Infantry; in the first landing waves
  165. WWII: Ground mechanic of the 14th US Air Force in the CBI (China-Burma-India) theater
  166. Military
  167. Author and Soviet WW2 veteran - Battle of Kursk
  168. Weld inspector on the St. Louis Arch when it was being built and WWII veteran and Purple Heart recipient
  169. vietnam war air force hero
  170. U.S. Marine Corps officer, first American who received the British Distinquished Flying Cross since World War II on March 21, 2007. Major of the USMC
  171. Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, Baron Cheshire (7 September 1917 ? 31 July 1992) was a highly decorated Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot during the Second World War.Among the honours Cheshire received as a pilot is the Victoria Cross
  172. Navy seal, born 1944, on the underwater dive team that recovered the Apollo 11 command module
  173. WWII: Member of the 17th, 101st, and 82nd Airborne Divisions
  174. WWII veteran, born 1918. One of the few surviving Bataan Death March survivors of 1942
  175. WWII: USS Drexler survivor; was on the ship when kamikaze attacks led to the sinking of the destroyer on May 28, 1945
  176. Army General
  177. Italian World War One Veteran.
  178. Medal of Honor recipient, US Army, WWII
  179. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor (USS Cassin). Torpedo Squadron 3 (USS Yorktown) in Battle of Midway on June 4, 1942
  180. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  181. Retired Navy Admiral
  182. 4-star General in the USAF who was also a NASA astronaut
  183. WWII Chinese American Nurse
  184. WWII - Nurse during the siege of Bastogne. She and fellow nurse Renee Lemaire (who died Dec. 24, 1944) treated injured soldiers during Battle of the Bulge. Shortly portrayed as 'Anna' in 'Band of Brothers'. Honorary Member 101st Airborne
  185. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Submarine base
  186. Marine corps iraq war hero
  187. JFK - Honor Guard Kennedy funeral (Army)
  188. Worked at Bletchley Park during WWII
  189. Australian WW1 Veteran/Born: 03/03/1901. One of 2 remaining WW1 Veterans. It's reported that his health is declining (he is almost totally blind and deaf) Choules is no longer able to give interviews due to poor health
  190. Last surviving revolutionary of the Chittagong armoury raid. The raid was an attempt on April 18, 1930 to raid the armoury of police and auxiliary forces from the Chittagong armoury in Bengal, British India. He lives in Chittagong, India and is now 102
  191. WWII Pilot Ace- Part of the famous ''Zemke's Wolfpack''--[21 victories]
  192. Flying Tigers-armorer
  193. danish WW2 fighter ace
  194. WWII: PTO. Served on the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17); survived the Kamikaze attack on May 11, 1945 (Battle of Okinawa) when 390 sailors and airmen were killed and 264 wounded
  195. Former ranger
  196. Donut Dolly Vietnam War/She said; Whenever anybody was going back home they'd play Leaving on a Jet Plane. They listen to soldiers, played games and records at the base rec centers, their job was to lift the guys spirits
  197. 4th Baronet GBE CB DSO MC 1893-1993, British commander WW2. Sept, 1945 Christison deputised for Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten as commander of SEAC and took the surrender of the Japanese 7th Area Army & Japan's South Sea Fleet at Singapore
  198. German World War One survivor
  199. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Company B, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Division, Schofield Barracks
  200. WWII: PTO. Marine Corps fighter pilot
  201. Retired General
  202. Italian World War One Veteran.
  203. WWII: ETO. 350th Bomb Sqdn, 100th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Pilot of B-17 #42-3413 'Hard Luck'. POW
  204. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach, 29th Infantry Division, in the fourth wave at Omaha Beach; also Battle of St. Lo (July 9-24, 1944)
  205. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the S.S. Leopoldville on Dec. 24, 1944
  206. WWII: PTO. He was the man who prepared the table for the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay aboard the USS MIssouri
  207. WWII: Veteran of the Battle of Tarawa
  208. Was a member of the French Maquis in WW2
  209. WWII: ETO. Bomber pilot 786th squadron, of the 466th bomber group in the Eighth Air Force under Colonel James A. (Jimmy) Stewart
  210. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Whitney (AD 4).
  211. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  212. WW2 Navy Gunner-Omaha Beach
  213. Retired Lt. Gen. US Air Force, Director of Nat. Intelligence. Served director of Defense Intel Agency from 92-95. 1st Director Defense Intel within Office of Director of National Intelligence & Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
  214. WWII: PTO. 25th Infantry Division. Col. Clark was awarded the Silver Star medal for gallantry in action at Guadalcanal. He later was wounded on Aug. 5, 1943, on New Georgia Island, and again in the Korean War. 2 Purple Hearts
  215. Carl Clark, a veteran whose actions of wartime heroism deserved a medal for heroism but was denied the recognition for more than 60 years because he was African American. He was born in 1916
  216. Pallbearer JFK funeral, US Navy
  217. WWII veteran, B-17 bomber pilot, born 1923. Professor Emeritus, U of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering. Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame
  218. WW2/WASP Women Air Force Service Pilots/Class 44-1/Author Dear Mother & Daddy: WW2 Letters Home from a WASP/After training, stationed Las Vegas Army Air Base/Flew PT-19, BT-13, AT-11, AT-6, P-39, P-63 fighter & copilot B-17 & B-26 bombers
  219. Army General
  220. WWII: PTO. US Navy veteran. USS Balch (DD 363). Battle of Midway
  221. Member of the Band of Brothers, 506th Easy Company WWII
  222. WWII: Douglas Dauntless SBD gunner in VMSB-341 Squadron in the PAcific
  223. WWII - Pacific; Fighter Ace (VBF-17), 6 victories
  224. Admiral, Chief of Naval Operations
  225. Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander; Candidate for President in 2004
  226. WWII: Arctic Convoy veteran (Convoy PQ-18); later served in the Far East on HMS Braganza
  227. Born. July 23, 1962, 4 Star General
  228. medal of honor marines vietnam war
  229. Retired German general
  230. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  231. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  232. American Army General born 1897.Military Governor of West Germany following WW2.Member of the'Judgment at Nuernberg'(1948).
  233. WWII: Witness of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  234. WWII, Warrant Officer, flew Spitfires with 607 Squadron
  235. WWII: Battle of Iwo Jima
  236. British colonial administrator and soldier in World War 2, full name is Warren Frederick Martin Clemens
  237. Canadian WW1 vet. One of the last 3 living Canadian vets at his death
  238. Retired Navy Admiral
  239. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker' 'One of the Original 29'
  240. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  241. US fortieth and last Fighter Jet Ace of the Korean War. Flew F-80s, F-84s, F-86s, F-100s, F-101s, F-4s and F-111s
  242. Retired American Air Force lieutenant general and flying ace, born November 13, 1927. Was commander of the Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As of October 2019, only living American fighter ace of the Korean War
  243. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  244. WWII pilot - Battle of Britain
  245. Navy Admiral
  246. Air Force General
  247. Member of the Flying Tigers (AVG) WWII
  248. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; US Army 19th Infantry, 24th & 25th Division, Schofield Barracks. Later in the war, he was sent to the Philippines.
  249. WWII: British Malta Convoy veteran
  250. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  251. WWII Fighter Ace (9.33 Victs)- US Navy - Navy Cross
  252. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Oklahoma, born 1920
  253. Retired General
  254. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'Irish'
  255. Worked at Bletchley Park during WWII as a code breaker
  256. WWII - Pilot of Carrier Air Group 11 (Bombing Squadron VB-11), flew the SBD Dauntless dive bomber
  257. WWII: 82nd Airborne in Europe, parachuting in over the Rhine River, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge and receiving the Bronze Star
  258. WWII: PTO. USMC. Guadalcanal veteran
  259. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  260. world war 2 air ace
  261. WWII - Pilot of the famous Sundowners squadron (VF-11) of Carrier Air Group 11 in the Pacific Theater
  262. Professional Speaker/1966, while flying combat missions over N. Vietnam, Captain Gerald Coffees reconnaissance jet was downed by enemy fire. He parachuted but was captured immediately & spent the next 7 years as a Prisoner of War in the Hanio Hilton
  263. World War One Veteran. Lives in Ohio.
  264. Tuskegee Airmen
  265. WWII: WWII Fighter pilot who was in the crew that flew the last combat mission of the European Theater
  266. Landed on Omaha Beach with the 1st wave on D-Day, June 6th 1944
  267. Mary Cohen was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 23, 1923. WWII - WAC (Women's Air Corps); 'Rosie The Riveter'; repaired battle-worn B-29s in Tucson, later recruited young men for the Army
  268. WWII: Holocaust survivor who was imprisoned in Auschwitz at age 12 and credits her survival to being on Schindler's list
  269. WWII: ETO. Holocaust survivor, Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland, guard for subsequent Nuremberg Trials. 87th Infantry Division
  270. US WWII veteran, born 1919. Part of the campaigns in Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, and St Lo. Served under Patton and Eisenhower, eventually serving as an aide under Eisenhower
  271. Congressional Medal of Honor
  272. WWII: D-Day. Utah Beach. 90th Infantry Division. Was in 5 major battles, including the Battle of the Falaise Pocket. In Czechoslovakia at the end of the war
  273. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  274. WWII: ETO. 729th Bomb Squadron, 452nd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. B-17 pilot. 30 combat missions. Met then-16year-old actress Jean Simmons while in London
  275. Jimmy Doolittle's copilot in the first bomber to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet on the famous Tokyo Raid/Doolittle Raiders
  276. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'Irish'
  277. Ken Coleman  (2)
    From Brooklyn, NY, he played center and end for the first OSU National Championship team. As with most of his teammates, his Buckeye career was disrupted by military service during WWII. He was awarded 3 Purple Hearts & 14 Battle Ribbons!
  278. WWII - D-Day. British veteran who landed at Gold Beach on D-Day; also fought in Sicily and Italy
  279. Fighter ace ww2 born 12/1/1921
  280. WWII Fighter pilot. Flew P-47s and P-51s. 4-kills, including a German ME 262 jet fighter on 31 March 1945. 78th Fighter Group, ETO
  281. WWII - US paratrooper on D-Day who became a POW during Operation Overlord and as a POW, survived the fire bombing of Dresden
  282. World war 2 fighter ace navy
  283. Robert Coles  (3)
    WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Bagley (DD-386). He broke open the 50 caliber forward port ready service locker, opened fire and hit the first two Japanese Torpedo Bombers. Also in the Battle of the Coral Sea
  284. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Zane
  285. air force general
  286. navy admiral
  287. WWII - British Spitfire Ace of Squadron 403
  288. Technical Sergeant in Vietnam and Korean War
  289. coast gaurd admiral
  290. American WWII Fighter Ace (6 Victs.)- USAAF
  291. US WWI veteran, served in the US Army in France. (1898-2002)
  292. 'One of few Nurses to Tuskegee Airmen' 'Received Gold Medal from President Bush with Tuskegee Airmen'
  293. Admiral in Spanish navy.Decendent of The Christopher Columbus
  294. 101st Airborne, Easy Company Band of Brothers - WWII
  295. WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
  296. WWII - Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941; Kaneohe Bay NAS
  297. WW2-Ploesti Raid
  298. 101st Airborne Band of Brothers in WW2 // Lead Prosecutor in Sirhan Sirhan's trial for the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy. // California Appeals Court Judge
  299. P-47 Thunderbolt Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of the 56th Fighter Group
  300. WW2 US marine corp fighter pilot ace 6 victories VMF-215
  301. Retired General
  302. Army General
  303. WW2 Flying Ace - USAAF - 12 Kills - DSC
  304. WWII: 362nd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group, 8th AF. 71 missions, 270 combat hours, 1 victory
  305. WWII - US Army; aided in the defence of Bataan, Luzon Island, Philippines; after the US surrender on April 9, 1941, he evaded capture and organized a guerrilla force in the mountains west of Clark Field; subject of the book "Resolve"
  306. WWII: Wake Island Defender: Marine Corps 1st Defense Battalion, POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941
  307. (January 12, 1919 - July 27, 1994) was a sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor after leading a platoon of 36 men attached to the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division against German positions, defended by snipers and ma
  308. Navy Admiral
  309. WWII, Pearl Harbor Survivor
  310. WWII: ETO. B-24 navigator in the 445th Bomber Group
  311. vietnam war air force hero
  312. As a Marine officer, Justin volunteered for deployment to Iraq in 2006, and served as a Civil Affairs Team Leader while attached to an infantry battalion. While on a routine combat patrol, Justin was shot in the head by a sniper. Although the original pro
  313. WWII: D-Day. USS Thompson (joined Task Group 124.7, Convoy O-1, bound for Omaha Beach), Conte was firing at German positions at Omaha Beach, including supporting the Rangers on Pointe-du-Hoc
  314. U.S.S. Arizona survivor (Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941)
  315. Commandant, United States Marine Corps
  316. C-47 pilot that dropped paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division off Normandy (Utah Beach) on D-Day, June 6th 1944
  317. Centenarian, US WWI vet (1895-2005). Wounded in France, at Argonne
  318. D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1923. He is now 91 and lives in Chester, UK. He was a former lieutenant with the 12th Yorkshire Parachute Battalion
  319. air force general
  320. WWII: D-Day. A Screaming Eagle paratropper of A Company, 506th PIR
  321. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor; USS Arizona
  322. WWII: One of the last living Chaplain's Assistant, served in Europe at the Battle of the Bulge
  323. U.S. Army; Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in World War II (France, Oct. 1944) born August 4, 1921
  324. Jack Coombe  (2)
    WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Left the mess hall to the sight of planes overhead. Injured during the Battle of Midway
  325. WWII: Bataan Death March survivor
  326. 'Brigadier General'
  327. Carl Cooper  (2)
    US Marine, WWII, born 1920. Saw action in Okinawa
  328. marine corps general
  329. Tuskegee Airman; class of 44-H-SE, graduated 9/8/44
  330. navy admiral
  331. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Tern (AM-31)
  332. Gary Cooper  (4)
    Australian Vietnam War Veteran , flight-lieutenant
  333. Wwii: pto. uss helena
  334. John Cooper  (5)
    Retired Lieutenant General with Royal millitary
  335. Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
  336. Wren at Bletchley Park
  337. USMC General
  338. marine corps general
  339. Received Congregational Medal of Honor 3/18/2014 for his actions in the Viet Nam War
  340. Fighter ace (six-kill)
  341. Parzival Copes, OC (born 22 January 1924) is a Canadian economist with a particular interest in regional science and specialization in fisheries economics and management
  342. British General born 1940, last Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin
  343. WWII Pilot, last of the 10 Fighter Boys
  344. WW2 OSS Officer/Technical adviser to the film 'OSS' (1946)/He was trained at the famous 'Camp X' in Canada/As a spy he once lived with an Italian family just 450 yards from a German base
  345. D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1924. He is now 90 and lives in the UK. He was a torpedo man and drove one of the two cranes on HMS Belfast
  346. Commander of British Forces in the first Gulf War 1990-91
  347. WWII: D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne, Germany. 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles), 3rd Bat, 502nd PIR
  348. WWII: PTO. Served on the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17); survived the Kamikaze attack on May 11, 1945 (Battle of Okinawa) when 390 sailors and airmen were killed and 264 wounded
  349. WWII: PTO. Turret Gunner on the Avenger. Carrier Air Group 11. He flew combat missions at Guadalcanal and the USS Hornet (CV-12)
  350. Member of the famed ''Black Sheep Squadron''-VMF-214
  351. French resistance fighter during WWII Lives in retirement community in Loir-et-Cher France
  352. Retired BGEN, USAF. As a Major, she was captured and held as an Iraq War POW (1991)
  353. KCB, CBE, DSO, MC 5/27/1887-1985) British Army officer & linguist. Lieutenant-General in charge of air defense of Great Britain. 1940 he went to France to help evacuate British troops from Cherbourg, boarding the last ship to leave port
  354. WWII: PTO, US Navy, USS Auburn: Was at Iwo Jima
  355. Italian ww2 bomber pi,lot
  356. WWII: 59th Coast Artillery Regiment. Escaped the infamous Bataan Death March by swimming, only to be captured again at Corregidor, Fort Mills, in the Philippines on May 6, 1942. POW at Camp Omori, Tokyo Bay
  357. WWII: D-Day (Omaha Beach), Battle of St. Lo. 29th Infantry Division, 116th IR
  358. Retired General
  359. World War II Veteran, D-Day Invasion, US Navy Combat Demolition Unit on Easy Red sector of Omaha Beach
  360. WWII: He served with the First Marine Division in the Guadalcanal Campaign and was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in an enemy ambush during a jungle patrol following the Battle of Edson's Ridge
  361. USN Admiral
  362. Australian Military
  363. World War One
  364. WWII: D-Day. H Company, 502nd PIR,101st Airborne
  365. WWII Marine, Author of The Brig Rat
  366. Navy SEAL, Vietnam hero, author
  367. Tom Coughlin  (2)
    JFK - Honor Guard. Was positioned at the steps of the Capitol when President Kennedy's body was transferred to the Capitol. His spot was on the left, the 7th guard counted from the bottom of the steps upwards
  368. WWII - British D-Day veteran who landed at Sword Beach and saw heavy fighting at Caen
  369. German-born, American physicist (1924- ). Built circuits for the Manhattan Project. One of the few surviving witnesses of the Trinity Test, the first atomic explosion
  370. navy admiral england
  371. Vice Admiral (VADM) Michael L. Cowan, US Navy (USN) Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy (2001-2004)
  372. Was Winston Churchill's Head of Security at Chequers (British Prime Minister's country estate) during WW2, lives in Australia
  373. 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
  374. WWII Veteran SPAR, Women's Coast Guard
  375. navy admiral
  376. British war hero born in 1919, received the Distinguished Conduct Medal in WW2
  377. WWII: USMC. Guadalcanal
  378. WWII: US Navy veteran who served on the USS Russell (DD-414); the ship fought in 16 major engagements incl. the Battle of Coral Sea and the Battle of Midway where she picked up survivors of the carriers USS Lexington resp. USS Yorktown
  379. British air ace from WW2 with 8 victories
  380. US Marine aviator, born 1936. Served as the recovery helicopter co-pilot for some early NASA Mercury flights, including first US man in space Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, and Ham the Chimp before the manned missions. Served in Vietnam also
  381. WWII: D-Day. Medic landing in the first wave with the 116th Reg 29 ID at Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944; hit by a mortar at 12:30 PM
  382. James Cox  (2)
    LCDR - US NAVY Blue Angels
  383. USS Indianapolis survivor
  384. WWII - British D-Day veteran (tank gunner) who landed at Gold Beach
  385. WWII: PTO. Battle of Cape Gloucester, 1943. Purple Heart
  386. Phil Coyne  (2)
    Worked as an usher for the Pittsburgh Pirates till he was 99 years old. Also is a WWII Veteran
  387. Supreme Allied Commander Europe
  388. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. PH Naval Base - 1010 Dock
  389. ww 11 army hero (cmh)
  390. David Craig  (5)
    WWII: Merchant seaman in the 'Murmansk runs' of World War II
  391. air force marshal england
  392. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran
  393. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  394. WWII: Marine Corps pilot in the Pacific; personal pilot of General Roy Geiger
  395. WWII: PTO. Fighter Ace, 13 victories, 120 missions. Battle of Guadalcanal. Later served in Korean and Vietnam war
  396. U.S. Army Medal Of Honor recipient (November 1965, Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam). Born 1933
  397. World War II veteran and one of few living children of Civil War veterans. His father, James Crane, was a Confederate soldier
  398. US WWII Navy veteran, born 1925. USS Indianapolis, one of the last 5 living as of 6/21
  399. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Maryland
  400. WW2 fighter ace - 5 Kills - USAAF
  401. WWII - Captain in the Navy's Chaplain Corps; served with Marine Corps units in high-casualty combat operations during WWII and the Korean War; saw flag-raising at Iwo Jima; pictured in well-known photo of baptizing a soldier at Iwo Jima
  402. WWII - US Navy, USS Saratoga. On board during the Battle of Iwo Jima when the 'Sara' was hit by 4 Kamikazes and 3 bombs, he and his crew worked to keep the Saratoga fueled and afloat
  403. Marine Survivor Pearl Harbor USS Arizona WWII
  404. ww 11 army hero (cmh)
  405. Vice Commandant USCG
  406. World War 2 pilot, Y29 Raid participant, born March 16, 1924
  407. air force general
  408. WWII: 507 PIR, 82nd Airborne (All Americans). D-Day, Battle of the Bulge, Bronze Star. A bridge at Chef-du-Pont in Normandy, where he led a successful assault on the German troops, bears his name. Bronze Star, Purple Heart,
  409. Korean war ace - USAF - 5 Kills
  410. (1927-1997) Born Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Tex., 2/26/1927, Served U.S. Navy World War II; lawyer; member of Texas state senate, 1961-81. Died April 28, 1997 Interment at Woodland Park Cemetery, Mineral Wells, Texas
  411. Member of french resistance WWII
  412. WWII Assistant Chaplain (born 1922), served at Okinawa. In 2018, gave the daily invocation for the US House of Representatives. Billed then as the last living WWII Assistant Chaplain, though at least two others were also alive then
  413. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Oklahoma
  414. WWII - Air Force, Pacific Theater. Crew member of B-29 'Little Gem' who flew notably succesful missions on the Japanese mainland. Berlin Airlift after the war
  415. marine corps general
  416. Tuskegee Airmen, WWII
  417. air force general
  418. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  419. Vietnam War Fighter Pilot
  420. WWII Veteran, flew with the PBM Mariners
  421. Navigator 100th Bomb Group - author, A Wing And A Prayer
  422. WWII Fighter Ace (5.25 Victs) - US Navy - Navy Cross, flew the hellcat, skyraider, f8f bearcat, iwo jima, okinawa
  423. U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
  424. D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1927. He is now 87 and lives in Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. He worked as a fuse-setter aboard HMS Belfast
  425. Vietnam/Commanded the 198th Signal Detachment, which was attached to the 118th Assault Helicopter Company/He photographed mission
  426. Doolittle's Raiders crew #10 Navigator/Bombadier
  427. 4-Star General
  428. British soldier of the Royal Marines, who was awarded the George Cross in Afghanistan in 2008
  429. Admiral, former Joint Chief under Reagan and Bush
  430. WW2 Veteran-Bataan Death March
  431. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Dale (DD-353)
  432. war hero, Victoria Cross receiver. He is the last living recipient to have been awarded the VC during the Second World War
  433. WWII: H Company, 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division. D-Day, joined the fight for Ste. Mere Eglise, fighting alongside paratroopers from Easy Company. Also Operation Market Garden and eventually seriously wounded in the Battle of the Bulge
  434. WWII: Marines veteran of the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian
  435. Coordinator for Counterterrorism at Department of State with rank of Ambassador-at-Large on August 2, 2005. Ambassador Crumpton joined Central Intelligence Agency in 1981 and served as an operations officer both at headquarters and abroad
  436. WWII: Survived the sinking of two aircraft carriers: USS Wasp-CV7 and the USS Liscomb Bay-CVE56
  437. The US Soldier who captured Saddam Hussein
  438. WWII Nazi War Criminal. Living in Budapest
  439. US general
  440. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace with the 357th fighter Squadron and 355th Fighter Group - 5 Kills - POW - USAAF - DSC
  441. Navy Admiral
  442. January 19, 1905 - August 16, 1995 was the first secretary of the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, and chairperson of the board of the Houston Post
  443. WWII: USMC, K Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division (the famous K/3/5). Battle of Peleliu and Okinawa. 2 Purple Hearts, Silver Star. Gold Star
  444. 'Tuskegee Airmen' '617th Bomber Squadron Pilot'
  445. WWII PTO: 1st Marine Division, Guadalcanal
  446. WASP Pilot and member of US 1936 Olympic swimming team flew the p-47, p-51, p-39, p-40, c-47, b-25, a-20, p-38, and p-61 blackwidow, a-24, c-47, bt-13
  447. British World War One Vet lives in Great Bedwyn Wilthsire England
  448. British U-Boat hunter of the costal command in WW2
  449. worls war 2 air ace
  450. WW2 Navy Flying Ace, 'Navy Cross & Distinguished Flying Cross'
  451. WWII: Pearl Harbor, Doolittle Raid. Battles of the Coral Sea, Guadalcanal, Cape Esperance, the Aleutians and the Gilbert Islands
  452. WWII: Battle of Midway, USS Hammann
  453. British ace from WW2
  454. Former U.S. Representative from California, First Vietnam Ace
  455. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941; USS West Virginia. On a routine job of taking a small boat to the officers' club when the attack began, he tried evading Japanese bombs, strafings and torpedoes, and saving wounded sailors
  456. WW2 Marine Flying Ace
  457. D-Day Navy LCC 10 Amphib. 1st Wave Omaha Beach
  458. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, Dec. 7, 1941. USS Tennessee
  459. WWII: Crew member of the 'Clay Pigeon', a C-47 that flew paratroopers into Normandy on D-Day and was shot down on Sept. 17, 1944, during Operation Market Garden. POW
  460. WWII - Europe. 3rd Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division. Medal of Honor for his actions on December 21, 1944 in Malmedy, Belgium
  461. 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
  462. Korean War Fighter Ace (5 kills)- USAF
  463. USN Admiral
  464. Born 1916, English woman aviator, flight test engineer, air racing pilot and sportswoman
  465. WW2 Fighting Flying Ace, 52nd FG - 14 Kills - USAAF - DSC
  466. Lt. General was 42nd Quartermaster General of the United States Army 1991-1993. Born March 11,1942. Served 1964-1998
  467. Medal Of Honor
  468. War hero - received Victoria Cross for action in Syria in June/July 1941
  469. Actor: Hot Shots!, The Last Boy Scout, Kuffs, Sliver, In the Line of Fire, Wagons East, The Quest, The Glimmer Man, Psycho, The Practice, Gods and Generals, The West Wing, Mad Men, 24, The Collection, The Brink
  470. army general
  471. WWII - Pacific, 106st Field Artillery Battalion, Batlle of Leyte: Was in the second wave that attacked the Japanese-held island of Leyte in the Philippines on Oct. 20, 1944, and met Douglas MacArthur that day
  472. WWII: PTO. USS Vincennes (CA-44). Witness to the Doolittle Raid (April 1942), Battle of Midway (June 1942), Guadalcanal, survived the sinking of his ship in the Night Battle of Savo Island (August 9, 1942)
  473. 12 year old boy who Hitler gave the iron cross to at the last days of WWII. Lives in Rhineland
  474. German ww2 pilot, ARM20, Me 262, Fliegerschule, W-34, Bu 131, fw-44, fw-56, fw-58, he-72, he-70, w-34, Me109, bn-131, bn-11, avia 13 534 and Nightfigher