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  1. Highly respected parasitologist, veteran of the Polish Armia Krajowa during World War II, poet, fisherman, translator and scientific administrator
  2. President Congo (2001-present), Army General
  3. NASA/MIT: Rendezvous Engineer; he worked on the rendezvous system, which was bringing the Lunar and Command Modules back together in orbit. The system was in use starting Apollo 7. Later worked at the Skylab and Space Shuttle programs
  4. The younger brother of the 'Unabomber' Theodore Kaczynski His memoir, Every Last Tie: The Story of the Unabomber and His Family. Donated the $1 million dollar reward to the victims of the Unabomber
  5. Former Prime Minister of Poland (2005-07)
  6. The Unabomber Terrorist
  7. Scientist
  8. Former Payload Specialist Astronaut
  9. Australian Aborigine whose story was told in The Rabbit Proof Fence
  10. College student in 1963, Kadleck worked part-time at the Terminal Annex building in Dealey Plaza. Standing at the corner of Main and Houston Streets, he heard shots fired at the presidential limousine
  11. American scientist (born: 1921) who worked on the Manhatten Project. He has been interviewed several times about his involment in the project
  12. Flying Tigers-clerk
  13. American Nobel Laureate who is professor of medicine. He is a 2019 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine with Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza
  14. WWII veteran, Iwo Jima
  15. Miss America 2012, Miss Wisconsin 2011
  16. Historian
  17. German businessman, nearly blind, his life story made into the movie 'Mein Blind Date mit dem Leben' with Kostja Ullmann
  18. Was a student at Kent State University, Ohio, when he was shot in the back while lying on the ground and paralyzed for life by Ohio National Guardsmen in the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970 while walking to class, nor protesting
  19. 8th Armored Division
  20. Joseph Kahn  (2)
    Spanish Civil War Veteran International Brigade, Lives in London, England, Born: 1915
  21. 2006 Inductee of Inventor Hall of Fame; Co-inventor of TCP which is basis for modern internet
  22. Nobel economics laureate 2002
  23. Inventor of oxycontin
  24. American Spanish Civil War Veteran (1914-2009)- in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
  25. German WWII Awarded Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients
  26. Brazilian con artist and former soccer player, signed to numerous clubs from 1979 - 1992, without playing a single game, his real name is Carlos Henrique Raposo
  27. JFK/Worker at time of assassination at the school book depository/Worker there 2 years starting August 24th 1962/Knew Oswald only by site/Testimony of Frankie Kaiser was taken @ 3:40 p.m, on April 8, 1964, in the office of the U.S. attorney
  28. German ww2 pilot
  29. 26-year Navy career in the Cold War, Master Bomb Disposal Technician; he helped disarm an errant U.S. nuclear bomb off the coast of Spain from a B-52 bomber that crashed there after a mid-air collision in 1966
  30. US Navy. Last Battleship Captain in History (USS Missouri)
  31. Japanese physicist, known for neutrino experiments at the Kamiokande and its successor Super-Kamiokande. In 2015, he received the Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Arthur B. McDonald
  32. Author, Science guru
  33. American-born Hirsohima survivor, born 1938. Staying with his grandparents in Japan less than a mile away when the bomb hit. Returned to the US in 1948 and became a computer engineer
  34. WWII: PTO. Quartermaster on the USS Missouri; he steered the Mighty Mo into Tokyo Bay for the Japanese surrender
  35. AK-47 (Firearms Designer) Born: 11/10/1919
  36. vietnam war air force hero
  37. Born Elisabeth Marchtrenkerin, she was Maid to Adolf Hitler at his vacation home The Berghof, 1943-1945. As of 2015 she is 89 years old
  38. 1st female Prime Minister to Estonia/Chairwoman of Reform Party
  39. Watergate Participant
  40. One of the last survivors of the Armenian genocide of 1915. She is now 106 and lives in Marseille, France
  41. Iran Hostage Crisis/Commercial Officer
  42. Antarctic explorer
  43. Female Soviet sniper during WW2. At 17 years old, she was one of the youngest to ever fight in the war
  44. SS-Obersturmführer Søren Kam (b. November 2, 1921 in Copenhagen) is a former Danish Waffen-SS officer, an SS-foreign volunteer, who served with the 5.SS-Panzergrenadier-Division Wiking during World War II rising to the rank of Obersturmfuhrer
  45. Inventor of the Segway Human Transporter
  46. Polish polar explorer, author
  47. (born Argentina on 1 October 1925) former French Resistance, specializing in forgery of identity documents, who later went on to assist Jewish emigration to Israel and then to forge identity documents for the National Liberation Front
  48. sports attorney
  49. Computer hacker who exposed the illicit global mobile phone tracking of all users, regardless of GPS or Location Services settings, on the Apple iPhone, Google Android and Microsoft Windows Phone mobile devices
  50. Coordinating lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for their report, Climate Change 2007, assessing man-made global warming
  51. Mountaineer
  52. WW2 Veteran, Private that belonged to the 1st Infantry Division 26th Infantry Regiment. Fought in Belgium in 1944
  53. Tunisian computer scientist, one of the pioneers of the development of the Internet in Tunisia
  54. Spy/Central Intelligence Agency employee during the Cold War/1977, he stole a top-secret KH-11 spy satellite manual. Afterwards, resigned from his job, flew to Greece, & sold the manual to the Russian Embassy in Athens in return for $3,000
  55. Astronaut
  56. WWII Veteran
  57. Charles Mansons Lawyer in the Tate-Labianca case
  58. Japanese-Paraguayan politician, director of Paraguay's Civil Aeronautics National Direction (Direccion Nacional de Aeronautica Civil)
  59. Nobel medicine laureate 2000
  60. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Worden. Survived her capsizing in January of 1943
  61. Air Force General
  62. WWII: D-Day, C-47 pilot 100th TCS, 441st TCG; flew 82nd AB into Ste. Mere-Eglise on D-Day. Also in Operation Market Garden
  63. Nobel laureate physics 2009
  64. Boxing Historian described as 'the leading authority on the Sweet Science' by the New York Times; World Boxing Hall of Fame inductee
  65. WW2 Navy Seaman/Guam
  66. WWII: PTO. 457th Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Airborne Division
  67. Doolittle Raiders: Navigator on the #11 aircraft
  68. Marathon Joggler - owns the world records for running the fastest marathon and half-marathon while juggling
  69. Convicted war criminal, former president of Serbia
  70. Retired USMC General
  71. German physical chemistry scientist
  72. German ww2 pilot
  73. newsmaker oj simpson trial
  74. Author and political activist; created Kwanzaa in 1967
  75. WWII Fighter Ace (7.5 Victs)
  76. Finnish ace in WW2, 32 victories
  77. WWII: Medic in Company B, 169th Infantry, 43rd Division, who was shot in the head by a Japanese sniper at New Georgia and barely survived
  78. Hungarian - American biochemist who specializes in RNA - mediated mechanisms, particularly in vitro - transcribed mRNA for protein therapies. 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Drew Weissman
  79. Indian army generel (retired), served in the Indo-Pakistani-War in 1971
  80. German Child, WWI Survivor
  81. Trumpgate/Law Professor/Appeared in House impeachment hearings for Donald J. Trump
  82. Scientist worked on the Manhattan Project with her husband Jerome Karle
  83. Nobel chemistry laureate 1985orn: 06/18/1918
  84. Member of the Little Rock Nine; group of African-American students who enrolled in all-white Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Awarded Congressional Gold Medal in 1999
  85. Yemeni journalist and peace activist, receiver of Nobel peace prize 2011
  86. 2011 Nobel Prize winner
  87. USS Pueblo
  88. Mountain climber
  89. American journalist and historian, who reported on the Vietnam War in its entirety and covered the story of The 1955 Le Mans disaster that resulted in the most catastrophic accident in motorsports history. He now lives in Washington, D.C., USA
  90. Surviving POW of the Colditz camp, is living in Great Britain
  91. Officer US Army Reserve (RET.) Notable for having commanded forces that operated Abu Ghraib & other prisons in Iraq in 2003 & 2004, at time of scandal related to torture & prisoner abuse. Commanded 3 prisons in Iraq & forces that ran them
  92. Austrian-born American theoretical chemist. Received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel for 'the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems'
  93. WWII - Fighter ace, U.S. Army Air Corps. Flew P51s over North Africa and Italy. 6 victories
  94. (born in 1920 in Oran, Algeria), was a member of the French Resistance during World War II. He was a leader of the Algiers putsch of 1942
  95. WWII: Reserve kamikaze pilot for the Japanese military. Now 92 and reportedly living in Osaka, Japan
  96. Marine Sergeant Major, recipient of the Navy Cross (second battle of Fallujah) Author of the book 'My Men Are My Heroes'
  97. One of the survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. She was 13 years old when the bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945
  98. Korean War Ace (6 kills) - USAF - POW Viet Nam - Air Force Cross recipient three times (flew the f-105 thunderchief)
  99. Blue Angels, U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron C-130 Flight Demonstration Pilot and Executive Officer
  100. Teenager see in iconic 1967 anti-war photo by Marc Riboud, clasping a flower and gazing at bayonet-wielding soldiers. Photo was in Dec 1969 edition of Look magazine under title 'The Ultimate Confrontation: The Flower and the Bayonet.'
  101. Retired New York State Assemblyman, a retired judge of the New York State Courts at every level, and a World War II veteran
  102. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Tern
  103. Author '395 Days'/Vietnam 3rd Marines Division called 'E' Echo Company & 1st Battalion 9th Marines, Charlie Company 2nd Platoon
  104. 'JFK'/Social studies teacher Bryan Adams High School in 1963. Member of the Dallas Police Reserves, spent the weekend of the assassination at police headquarters. Was working crowd control on Commerce Street at the time of Oswald shooting
  105. Wrote the book Why is Dad So Mad? (now a series) to help kids understand the PTSD he suffers following serving in the armed forces
  106. Canadian engineer whose achievements include designing the first digital game-playing machine, and the world's first automated traffic signalling system
  107. President of the Loukoumi Make A Difference Foundation and author of the Loukoumi children's Books. President and co-founder of the Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
  108. Lz xray 1965 nam
  109. Has argued more U.S. Supreme Court cases than any other minority lawyer in American history
  110. WWII: US Navy. Survied the sinking of the USS Bismarck Sea in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  111. nobel med. laureate 1970
  112. Morton Katz was born on May 15, 1919. He became a lawyer in 1951, after serving in World War II. He is still active in Connecticut
  113. Author
  114. Freelance UPI photographer & contributing Time-Life & People Magazine photographer, Katz covered every presidential election from 1960 to 2008. Katz photographed Jack Ruby & part of Life team that investigated findings of Warren Commission
  115. U.S. Attorney General (1965-66) during LBJ White House Administration
  116. Retired USN Vice Admiral
  117. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941 (coastal artillery battery)
  118. AP Photographer/Took some of the final press photos of JFK
  119. Holocaust Survivor, Dachau Concentration Camp/He's depicted in the film 'The Hour Of The Liberators' on the History Channel
  120. Andy Kaufman's brother
  121. Last living American officer at the Surrender of Japan on board the USS Missouri on 2 September 1945. Born:1919. He is now 99
  122. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Medusa
  123. Finnish WW2 veteran. An Estonian volunteer who participated in the Finnish Continuation War. Lived in Chicago
  124. World's fastest centenarian. Holds world record for people over 100 for the 100m race
  125. WWII: US Navy. PTO, USS Reid & USS Lowndes
  126. US Navy Sailor, survivor of the Israeli attack on USS Liberty in 1967
  127. Astronaut. Shuttle missions STS-91, STS-99, STS-104
  128. American-based employee of a Russian real estate company took part in a supposed July 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Russian lawyer and Donald Trump Jr
  129. Polish WWII Veteran
  130. Known as Hawaii's 'last princess', she is the last surviving descendant of the royal family of the Kingdom of Hawaii
  131. Japanese Pilot who claimed to have shot down Gregory 'Pappy' Boyington
  132. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 Dec 1941. USS Cassin
  133. Alan Curtis Kay (born May 17, 1940) is an American computer scientist. He has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Royal Society of Arts. He is best known for his pioneering work
  134. JFK - Eyewitness to the November 1963 visit of President Kennedy to Fort Worth; pictured in the crowd of the Parking Lot Speech
  135. American historian, and professor at Georgetown University. He is co-editor of Dissent magazine
  136. Canadian centenarian war veteran
  137. WWII Air Force Veteran from Arizona. Just turned 97, was covered on a GMA episode for carrying 100lbs of weights and vigorously working out to stay healthy
  138. army general
  139. Radium Girl (Born: 1906) who in 1917, contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with glow-in-the-dark paint at the United States Radium factory in Orange, New Jersey. She is now 107. Lives in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
  140. Supercentenarian (1893-2005). One of the last living women voters of the 1920 election. Also witnessed a flight demonstration by the Wright Brothers in Indiana as a young woman
  141. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  142. John Kearney  (3)
    WWII: PTO. USMC, 12th Defense Battalion. Battle of Peleliu
  143. Serial killer known as the freeway killer
  144. Long Irish Republican Party activist. Age 104.
  145. Commander US Northern Command
  146. Rear Admiral. World War 2 veteran.Oldest Living Naval Academy Graduate
  147. Invented optical fiber; Inventor Hall of Fame inductee
  148. WWII - U.S. Marine Corps. Fought at Roi-Namur, Kwajalein Atoll, Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian
  149. Ohio State Judge 1961-87
  150. Activist. Wife of Judge John W. Keefe
  151. WWII: Pear Harbor survivor (USS Nevada), Battle of Coral Sea survivor (USS Lexington)
  152. WWII: Tuskegee Airman, Trained to be a bomber pilot for the 477th Bombardment Group, he never saw combat as the war ended before he was deployed. Trained in T-6. B-25
  153. Military
  154. US WWII Marine, born 1924. Served in the Battles of Guadalcanal and Tarawa. Worked under Werner von Braun in the 50s, absorbed into the newly formed NASA. Knew and worked with astronauts back to the original 7. Retired in 1985
  155. Retired General
  156. Member of the famous Flying Tigers Squadron during WWII.
  157. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  158. Guinness world record. Largest hula hoop
  159. General, Born April 7, 1952
  160. WWII: German pilot. Leader of the IV. NJG 101 (Night fighters), in 1945 transferred to Oskar-Heinrich Bär's Jagdverband 44 (JV 44) (Air fighter unit flying the Me-262 - the world's first fighter jet). One of the last Me-262 pilots alive
  161. Holocaust Survivor, MS St. Louis
  162. Australian soldier born 1983, was awarded the Victoria Cross for actions in the Afghanistan War, the highest award in the Australian honours system
  163. US WWII Army Air Corps, born 1921. Groundcrew for B-17s flying out of England
  164. WWII: PTO. US Fleet Marine on the USS Enterprise;
  165. US Air Force Vietnam Veteran. Served from 1953 to 1979. Went to Vietnam in 1970
  166. NASA Associate Deputy Administrator for Strategy and Policy
  167. US Army Officer Ret (LTC). Deputy Provost Marshal during Operation Just Cause, Panama
  168. Weathergirl vietnam armed forces radio 1967-69
  169. Spingham 1974, publisher,Russum award
  170. 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
  171. Pearl Harbor veteran, born 1922, served on the USS West Virginia
  172. Chief Petty Officer (CTTC) on USS Pueblo when it was captured by the North Koreans in 1968, POW for 11 months
  173. WWII veteran, Iwo Jima
  174. Among the six men who raised the flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, recently identified by Marines
  175. Senior Editor At Task And Purpose Media. Contributing Editor At Pacific Stand
  176. Vietnam war army hero 'Medal of Honor Recipient'
  177. Military author
  178. WWII: PTO. USMC. Tank driver in the battles of Peleliu and Okinawa
  179. Politican
  180. lz xray 1965 nam
  181. JFK - Secret Service; Kellerman is the agent who was in the front passenger seat of the Presidential car on 22 November 1963 in Dallas
  182. Pearl Harbor Survivor, born 1918,. Onboard the USS West Virginia during teh attack
  183. Pharmacologist. Government reviewer who refused to authorize thalidomide
  184. marine corps general
  185. medal of honor navy vietnam war
  186. Rights Activist
  187. Lz xray 1965
  188. Medal of Honor Recipient-USMC-(Mar.11th,1970) Vietnam War
  189. WWII: Navajo Code Talker
  190. Convicted of 2 counts of Rape. Fled to Europe. TV movie 'Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly'
  191. Bill Kelly  (3)
    WW2 Veteran:1st Seabee to Storm Beaches of Guam
  192. Met JFK in 1960/attended his speech at Hotel Texas on 11/22/1963/In following years maintained close ties to LBJ & John Connally families/Air Force Officer Korean War/Worked in the office of Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn
  193. Politician, member of Sinn Féin
  194. Tuskegee Airmen
  195. astronaut
  196. 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
  197. John F. Kelly  (2)
    Marine Corps General (retired), Secretary of Homeland Security for Donald Trump
  198. Worked at Bletchley Park during WWII as a code breaker
  199. US Senator Arizona; former NASA astronaut flew four space shuttle missions
  200. 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
  201. Flight astronaut sts-103
  202. 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)
  203. WWII: Wake Island Defender: Marine Corps 1st Defense Battalion, POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941
  204. US FDA reviewer. Refused to authorize thalidomide for the market. Born: 06/24/1914
  205. Major General John Kelsey was the Director of Military Survey from 1972 to 1977
  206. navy admiral
  207. Inventor of the External Frame Backpack
  208. WWII: PTO. USS Doherty ( DE 14) and USS Dyson (DD572)
  209. Royal millitary
  210. Serial Killer
  211. navy admiral
  212. Adolf Hitler's Chauffeur
  213. US WWII Merchant Marine, born 1927. Atlantic convoy to Murmansk, Russia in 1944. Switched to the Army, hit Italy by war's end, but saw no combat there
  214. David Kendall  (2)
    Attorney-Defended President Clinton during Impeachment
  215. WWII - She made history on 3 March 1945 she became the first US Navy flight nurse to fly an evacuation mission to an active battlefield: Iwo Jima
  216. American author & historian. Won the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction for Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. Founding dir of the Anti-Racist Research & Policy Center at American University
  217. WWII - C-47 Squadron Commander who flew paratroopers into their dropzones. Operation Husky (Sicily 1943); D-Day Normandy; CO of the 44th Troop Carrier Squadron after D-day; for Market Garden, General Gavin selected Kendig to be his pilot for the jump
  218. WWII: ETO. 351st Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Tailgunner on B-17 'The Brass Hat'. Flew at the end of the war (December 1944 to April 1945, incl. Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dortmund)
  219. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Argonne
  220. Ex-Charlie Sheen Goddess. Activist for marijuana
  221. war hero, Victoria Cross receiver, now living in Australia
  222. diplomat/historian
  223. (April 18, 1913, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - November 1, 2003, Austin, Texas) was an American composer, author, educator, and professor/World War II, when he served as a bandmaster for the United States Army
  224. air force general
  225. Victoria Cross Recipient
  226. u.s. army deputy chief of state
  227. RAF Chinook test pilot
  228. Dallas Times Herald photographer who took recognized picture of 12-year - old student's tearful reaction to news of JFK?s death in November 1963/Also took pictures of Marina Oswald, Jack Ruby & attorney Melvin Belli for Life magazine & beyond
  229. Also know as 'Radio', the subject of a film starring Cuba Gooding, Jr
  230. 1980 Damascus, Arkansas incident a missile equipped with a nuclear warhead exploded in Damascus, Arkansas, in 1980. The silo was part of the 374th Strategic Missile Sq./He entered launch complex that day for readings of fuel concentrations
  231. Kevin Kennedy  (3)
    Commander Afc21scr
  232. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  233. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Sacramento
  234. Historian
  235. Daughter of George C. Wallace, former governor of Alabama who became known as one of America's most ardent segregationists of the 1960's/She is Currently a Civil Rights Activist & Author & Speaker
  236. WWII: Royal Canadian Navy. Escorted Arctic Murmansk convoys. With HMS Naiad, he was in the evacuation of Greece, the Battle of Crete, in Malta convoys, eventually torpedoed on 11 March 1942. Later HMNZS Gambia (Battle of Okinawa, Tokyo Bay)
  237. Ron Kennedy  (2)
    Retired engine driver who drove the Flying Scotsman, one of the world's most famous locomotives from 1956 until it was retired in 1963. He is now 83 and lives in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, UK
  238. Forida Author & Civil Rights Activist
  239. US First Lady, book editor (1929-94)
  240. Political Activist, Son of Senator Edward 'Ted' Kennedy
  241. Son of John F. Kennedy, President of the US; founder of 'George' magazine
  242. Political activist, lawyer, born 1954
  243. b.07/04/51 American attorney, Lt.Governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003. Ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Maryland in 2002. 2010 chair of the non-profit American Bridge, eldest of RFK and Ethel Skakel Kennedy, eldest grandchild of Joseph & Rose Kennedy
  244. Dr. Werner Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member
  245. Lawyer to the stars including Snoop Dogg, Torey Lanz, Suge Knight etc
  246. One of the captains of the 1981 North Carolina Tar Heel that reached the NCAA finals - was a chemistry major and attended medical school after graduation.
  247. Born 24 November 1908 electrical welder from Plymouth, England during the Second World War. She is notable for being the first woman in Great Britain to be given equal pay.
  248. WWII - D-Day Utah Beach (4th Infantry Division, Battery B, 44th Field Artillery Battalion); also survivor of 'Exercise Tiger', the D-Day dress rehearsal, April 28, 1945, that turned into disaster as being attacked by German forces
  249. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'British' Born: 09/01/1908
  250. Lawyer, Judge, South African WWII Veteran
  251. WWII: PTO. First Battalion, 147th Infantry
  252. WWII: D-Day. Ranger. Pointe du Hoc
  253. WWII Bataan Death March Survivor, (1920-2022) Enlisted in the US Army in 1938, taken POW after the Death March. Then served 21 years in the US Air Force after WWII
  254. American former soldier, police officer, consultant, 40th Commissioner of the New York Police Department, author and convicted felon for which he obtained the presidential pardon in 2020
  255. WWII: PTO. Bougainville, Iwo Jima. 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division
  256. army general
  257. WWII: Drafted into the German Wehrmacht late in 1944, he was bombed out of two homes, strafed by British fighter planes, shot at and shelled on the European battlefields and eventually held as a POW - all before his 18th birthday
  258. WWII: Hump Flyer
  259. Joseph Kernan  (2)
    USN Admiral
  260. 4-Star General Born Sept 22, 1942 and served from 1968 to 2002
  261. Former under Secretary of Air Force
  262. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  263. WWII: ETO. Battle of The Bulge. 78th Infantry Division
  264. Brazilian agricultural engineer and geneticist responsible for killer bees
  265. medal of honor navy vietnam
  266. Former U.S. Senator from Nebraska (1989-2001)
  267. Flight scientist, NASA
  268. WWII German Tank Ace 100+ Kills
  269. a physician and former NASA astronaut
  270. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Hulbert
  271. Commander, US NAVY Blue Angels
  272. Former General in the National People's Army (NVA) and Minister of Defense of the German Democratic Republic (GDR)
  273. John Kessler  (2)
    World War II veteran and purple heart recipient, fought on D-Day. Two bronze stars for valor, two purple hearts, 5 combat stars, presidential citation, the French croix du guerre, the Belgian croix du guerre
  274. 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
  275. nobel physics laueate 2001
  276. To receive MOH/Led several helicopter trips to help evacuate wounded soldiers near Duc Pho & returned to LZ without additional aerial support to rescue stranded soldiers pinned down by enemy fire. Helped save the lives of 40 soldiers
  277. Medical activis/Euthanasia Supporter - basis for the movie 'You Don't Know Jack.'
  278. US Army WWII vet, born 1921. Member of the segregated 761st Tank Battalion under Patton, known as the Black Panthers
  279. American Scientist
  280. air force general
  281. Father of slain Muslim Army captain challenged for Donald Trump at the DNC/His bold speech was well received
  282. Pashtun-American lawyer and writer. Worked as an interpreter for defense attorneys representing detainees held at Guantanamo Bay detention camp. She wrote of her experiences in My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me
  283. Spiritual Leader
  284. American artist, activist, and co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. Other topics on which Cullors advocates include prison abolition in Los Angeles and LGBTQ rights
  285. Soviet canoeist, Olympic champion. Siege of Leningrad survivor which he joined the Red Army after the battle
  286. Saudi Arabian weapons dealer, living in Monaco
  287. Father of the Palestinian boy who donates his organs to an Israeli
  288. American author and social entrepreneur. Served as SEO of City Year, an AmeriCorps national service program he co-founded. Led two unsuccessful campaigns for U.S. Senator from MA. Founded and worked with numerous social and political orgs
  289. Indian-American Biochemist (1922-2011), 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for his work with Nucleic Acids. Honored on 2018-1-9 with a Google Doodle on his 96th birthdate
  290. Son of Nikita Khruschev
  291. First woman named as US House of Representatives chaplain/Rear Adm./Bronze Star recipient, will replace Rev. Pat Conroy who has served in the ceremonial role since 2011/ Presbyterian minister, entered active duty in the US Navy in 1986
  292. army general
  293. George Kidd  (2)
    Served 26 years as a U.S. Marine - was a drill sergeant in WWII at Montford Point, served with the 11th Marines in the Korean War, and survived being in the 1st Battalion 9th Marines - nicknamed 'The Walking Dead' during the Vietnam War
  294. Former Butler to the Queen & friend of the late Princess Diana
  295. American journalist, producer and author of history titles, including Signing Their Lives Away, Signing Their Rights Away and The Girls of Atomic City. Married to author, historian and journalist Joseph D'Agnese
  296. WWII: Marine Corps. Guadalcanal Campaign
  297. Born 17 March 1913 was a highly decorated Major in the Luftwaffe during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves during World War II
  298. WWII: Battle of Midway (USS Yorktown)
  299. navy admiral
  300. Finnish WWII Veteran. Trained with the Panzerfaust, a German anti-tank weapon. He ambushed a Soviet Tank, which took a hit and caught fire. His story is featured in this article:
  301. Inventor of Microchip / Nobel Prize
  302. navy admiral
  303. Australian author, strategist, and counterinsurgency expert who is currently the non-executive Chairman of Caerus Associates. 2005-2006: was Chief Strategist in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the US State Department
  304. Shot down a Mig 17 in Vietnam
  305. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Tennessee; also Battle of Saipan, Iwo Jima
  306. WWII: Guam, Iwo Jima
  307. Parachutest who broke soundbarrier on free fall
  308. 1915-1967 Folklorist/professor at SMU Dallas. Kilpatrick interviewed Cherokee folk healers in 60s, collected manuscripts of traditional medicine. Books including Friends of Thunder 1964 Walk in Your Soul 1965 Run Toward the Nightland 1967
  309. astronaut
  310. David Kim  (2)
    California congressional candidate
  311. Astronaut, doctor, navy seal
  312. Served in the Navy Radar Man in WWII, also served in the Korean War. USS Hornet (CV-12), USS President Hayes (APA-20), USS Laning (APD-55), USS Cronin (DEC-704)
  313. WWII - Capt Kimball was the Lead Navigator of the 100th Momb Group ('The Bloody 100th') of the 8th Air Force in Europe; receiving Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with Three Oak Clusters, the Croix de Guerre. Also served in Korea
  314. Flight astronaut sts-126
  315. WWII: PTO. 509th Composite Group
  316. Scientist
  317. At the age of 116, is currently the world's oldest living man/person. The last person left living born in the year 1897. He now lives in Kyoto prefecture, Japan
  318. Military
  319. WWII: Radio operator on a B-24 Liberator as part of the 455th Bombardment Group stationed in Italy and was part of 29 bombing missions to various sites in the European Theatre of WWII
  320. Alan King  (3)
    WWII: D-Day. UK veteran. Wireless operator in a Sherman tank; B Company, East Riding Yeomanry, 27 Armoured Division. Landed on Juno Beach on LST 3204. Saw combat in France (incl. Pegasus Bridge and Caen) and later Belgium, Holland, Germany
  321. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, at Kaneohe Bay
  322. British Olympic decathlete who was later an author, corporate director, corporate board member and specialist in Olympic marketing and sports development. Current British national pentathlon record holder
  323. Benjamin King  (5)
    Military historian and author
  324. WW2 USAAF fighter pilot ace 7 victories 347/359 FG
  325. Minister, speaker. Daughter of Martin Luther King Jr
  326. Commander William Donald Aelian 'Bill' King, DSO & Bar, DSC (born 23 June 1910), is a retired British naval officer, yachtsman and author. He was the oldest participant in the first solo non-stop around the world yacht race
  327. Tuskegee Airman
  328. Director of Shuttle Processing for NASA
  329. WWII: PTO. USS Tennessee
  330. Dallas Police captain in 1963 , an aid to Chief Curry , helped to interrogate Jack Ruby
  331. Hal King  (2)
    Tuskegee Airmen
  332. WWII: Tuskegee Airmen
  333. Jack King  (2)
    Former Chief of Public Information and Public Affairs Officer for NASA. Named 'the Voice of NASA' as he was the voice of launch control for every mission from Gemini 4 to Apollo 15 including Apollo 11
  334. army general
  335. Four Time Winner of the Iditarod Dog Sled Race
  336. African American/WW2 6888 Central Postal Battalion in US Army, know as Six Triple Eight
  337. Newscaster KBOX radio 1963, went live on the air moments after assassination & fired for it/Witnessed Oswald's shooting. Later, he covered the Jack Ruby trial/WW2 POW Corregidor/Wrote 'Alamo of the Pacific'
  338. newsmaker
  339. WW2 Canadian airman and one of the escapers from German PoW camp 'Stalag Luft III' in 1944, which inspired the Hollywood movie 'The Great Escape'. He is now 91
  340. Flew the Hump during WWII, Author
  341. Ted King  (3)
    WWII ship Reuben James survivor
  342. WWII: ETO. Fighter Pilot. POW. 75 missions. 406th Fighter Group
  343. P-51 Mustang Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of the 354 Fighter Group
  344. 13th US V. President (1786-53). Rumored gay partner of future Pres. James Buchanan. US Congressman/Senator. 45 days as Pierce's V.Pres. then died of tuberculosis. Only inauguration oath ever given on foreign soil, in Cuba for TB treatment
  345. Bloodline/Granddaughter of Martin Luther & Coretta Scott King/Daughter of Arndrea & Martin Luther King III; Spoke March 24, 2018 at the March for Our Life's Rally in Washington DC
  346. (1875-1934) reigned as King of the Belgians from 1909 to 1934. King Albert was killed in a mountaineering accident in eastern Belgium in 1934, at the age of 58, and he was succeeded by his son Leopold
  347. British pilot from WW2
  348. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  349. Australian Pioneer / Aviator
  350. Australian Aviator and Public servant
  351. Great-great-grandson of Grenville M. Dodge, the famous American Civil War officer and U.S.A Congressman. He lives in Monterey, California, U.S.A
  352. 4-Star General
  353. air force general
  354. 101st airborne division, ww2also 1st cav at lz ray nam in 1965
  355. 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
  356. Guinness world record. Atlas stone lifts
  357. (Born 4 July 1922) is an American-born singer, collector and historian who is a leading authority on Welsh folk music
  358. JFK - Kennedy Secret Service; driver of the follow-up car on Nov 22, 1963
  359. Veteran of the Battle of the Coral Sea (4-8 May 1942), served on the USS Lexington which was lost during the battle
  360. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker, 1 of only 3 remaining (as of 2022)
  361. American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who, in 1947, founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana U. Best known for writing Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948), as well as the Kinsey scale
  362. Assistant who worked for Dudley M. Hughes Funeral Home , company that picked up Officer Tippitt on Nov. 22 , 1963 in Dallas , Texas
  363. Master whiskey blender
  364. Medal of Honor Vietnam
  365. Pearl Harbor Survivor
  366. Flight scientist nasa flight director cardinal flight
  367. WW2 Army Vet/Bronze Star/Member of Company K, 143 Infantry Regiment, 36th Division/Battle of Cassino, Blood River picked by Gen. Mark Clark/National Guard Texas/National Commander DAV/Injured arm in battle/finished out war in Texas
  368. Admiral
  369. WWII: PTO. Reconnaissance scout in the Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. Battles of Bougainville, Guam and Iwo Jima
  370. Ww2 fighter ace - 5 Kills - USAAF
  371. Possible UFO abductee, as a 14 year old, in a well-known event on 9/1/69 in Berkshire County, MA. Other locals had their own stories, one other child abductee claiming to have seen her on the ship with him, though they were then strangers
  372. Former CIA analyst/case officer, former Sr. investigator Senate Foreign Relations Committee, & former counter-terrorism consultant ABC News & author. 1st U.S. official to confirm use of waterboarding Al-Qaeda prisoners as interrogation technique
  373. Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Moscow and all Russia
  374. WW2 Air Ace - 7 Kills - US Navy; Fighter Squadron VF-8 on the USS Intrepid and from February 1944 on on the USS Bunker Hill
  375. Wwii: eto. pow
  376. WWII: ETO. 66th Infantry Division. Survivor of the sinking of the troopship SS Leopoldville on Dec. 24. 1944. She was torpedoed and sunk by the U-486. 763 soldiers died, together with 56 of her crew
  377. WW2 POW who built a pinhole camera from cardboard scraps & used smuggled-in photo supplies to take photographs of fellow malnourished Marines/risked death from Japanese captors to build the camera, to document the horrors the POW's endured
  378. WWII - Nurse in the Battle of The Bulge; served with the 16th General Hospital
  379. Lz xray 1965 namwas in belle vernon,pa but not now?
  380. 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 Kirkpatrick met JFK) and the funeral of JFK
  381. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-12 victories, US Navy, VF-10 - Navy Cross
  382. Fighter ace 11 1/2 kills
  383. Vietnam US Army Vet 1969-1971/Assigned to LZJamie, later a artillery & the radio operator with infantry/Received Bronze Star
  384. Canadian lawyer, former president of the International Criminal Court
  385. German WW2 veteran (Born: 1925) and last survivor of a little-known wartime prison camp on Merseyside, UK. Now 91 and lives in Huyton, Merseyside, UK
  386. Iran Hostage Crisis/U.S. Marine Corps Guard
  387. One of the attorneys for President Donald Trump
  388. Supercentenarian oldest person in Oyama, Tochigi Prefecture Born 1905
  389. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS St. Louis
  390. D-Day Veteran, WWII
  391. Retired General
  392. Ukrainian-American scientist born November 18, 1900. Leader of X Division at 'Manhattan Project', later President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Science Advisor.
  393. Belarusian-American rocket scientist (Born: 1910) In the mid-1950's he began his scientific activities in the field of astronautics. For 25 years he worked in the American space research program. He lives in Frankfurt-am-Main in Germany
  394. British army officer who fought in Malaysia and the Falkland War, later was Aide-de-Camp General to the Queen from 1983 to 1985
  395. Flight Engineer and curator, Northwest Airlines Museum
  396. physicist
  397. One of the pilots who took part in the mission to shoot down Admiral Yamamoto's airplane during WWII
  398. Set records for highest balloon ascent, highest parachute jump, longest freefall and fastest speed by a man through the atmosphere.
  399. Highway patrol officer who gave Hank Williams' driver Charles Carr a speeding ticket on December 31,1952
  400. JFK - Secret Service agent, Vice-Presidential (VPD) detail LBJ, lead agent for Lady Bird Johnson. Was in the VP follow-up car on November 22, 1963, in the Kennedy Dallas motorcade
  401. One of oldest people in world. Born 1895. Lives in Japan
  402. Surviving a plane crash in 1963, she spent 49 days of winter in the Yukon before being rescued; author of 'Hey, I'm Alive' about her ordeal; appeared on To Tell The Truth and the Mike Douglas Show
  403. Only player of the Pokemon Trading Card Game to win multiple World Championships, first in 2006, again in 2008, and most recently in 2013
  404. Received the 2017 National Jewish Book Award for Lioness. First woman to carry a Torah to the Western Wall. Former chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America which voted to ordain women as rabbis and cantors in 1983
  405. US Marine Corps veteran who did 4 tours in Iraq and was deployed in Afghanistan once. Escorted General George Casey on board base
  406. Writer and Nazi Hunter
  407. WWII: ETO. Last survivor of B-24 bomber 'Arsenic & Lace' that was shot down on December 17, 1944, over Olomouc (now Czech Republic). He was taken POW until end of the war (Stalag Luft 1)
  408. Survivor of the wreck of the USS Indianapolis
  409. First F-14 combat pilot to shoot down a Su-22
  410. WWII Veteran
  411. Helped hide Anne Frank
  412. UCLA student Charlie Klein is often credited as being the first person to send a message over the internet, on Oct. 29, 1969
  413. George Klein  (2)
    WWII: 46th Field Artillery Battalion in Northern Ireland on June 6, 1944 (he was NOT a Ranger at Point-du-Hoc and NO D-Day veteran as he admitted in late 2017). Earned Bronze Star/Purple Heart; seriously wounded in combat near Moselle on 17 Nov 1944
  414. German terrorist and accomplice of Ilich Ramírez Sánchez a.k.a. Carlos the Jackal, is living in France in Normandy
  415. One of the doctors who tried to save JFK's life after being shot
  416. WWII: HQ Co, 3rd Bn, 501st PIR, 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles).. D - Day, Operation Market Garden. Battle of the Bulge
  417. Served as a developmental advisor for Sesame Street and HBO films for children. Appears regularly on Good Morning America. Author of How Toddlers Thrive. Director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development
  418. German WWII Veteran, Waffen - SS
  419. Attorney General 1972-1973
  420. 1969 professor at ucla, internet pioneer
  421. WWII: USS Enterprise dive bomber pilot from the Battle of Midway, who is credited with direct hits against Japanese aircraft carriers
  422. WWII: CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS Dobbin. Barely survived being bombed, later helped to pull men from the USS Arizona a.o. ships out of the water. Transferred to USS Mugford in 1943
  423. Scientist
  424. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-7 victories, USAAF, 56 Fighter Group, 61 Fighter Squadron
  425. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. 17th Airborne Division. Purple Heart
  426. Journalist, filmmaker, playwright, arts therapist, pop culture historian and author of 'Slimed!: An Oral History of Nickelodeon's Golden Age'
  427. Wake island pilot ww2 vmf-211
  428. Polish WW2 veteran
  429. Retired USMC General
  430. (born 10 July 1942) is a former Soviet cosmonaut and the first Belarusian to perform space travel. Klimuk made three flights into space:Soyuz 13,Soyuz 18,Soyuz 30
  431. Sent test transmissions between the computer at UCLA and the first IMP (Interface Message Processor) to develop the earliest protocols (1969)
  432. BM3, USN, USS Wasatch (AGC-9) Crewmember on General MacArthur's Command Ship
  433. Major, USAAF, 454th Sqdn, 323rd Bomb Group, 9th AF B-26 Bombardier, 65 Combat Missions, including the Normandy Invasion. Shot down twice in one week
  434. Kansas State Attorney General (2003-07)
  435. Centenarian (1896-2000). US WWI veteran, served in France
  436. (born 1918) is a retired Israeli scientist and the highest ranking Soviet spy ever caught in Israel. The case of Klingberg is regarded one of the most destructive spy scandals in the history of the State of Israel
  437. Saboteur from U.S.S. Barb WW II
  438. WWII: Flew his F4U Corsair with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 in support of the Battle of Okinawa. During operations he flew into Marine Corps history when he used his propellor to chop off the tail of Japanese aircraft
  439. Author, World War 2 historian
  440. Pearl Harbor/WWII Researcher & Author (Not USS Ward Vet!): 'Pearl Harbor: Awakening A Sleeping Giant'
  441. nobel Chemistry laureate 1982
  442. Lz xray 1965 nam
  443. Retired General
  444. US WWII vet, born 1916. Horse cavalry in 1934, called back for WWII in the 331st Infantry regiment in the 83rd division as a Master Sergeant. Landed in Normandy couple weeks after D-Day, fought through Europe. Rode a horse in FDR's 1937 Inaugural Parade
  445. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; USS Grebe
  446. German politician
  447. Soviet WWII Veteran
  448. Soviet WWII Veteran, Liberator of Mariupol
  449. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Kaneohe Bay
  450. Noted German ecologist, pacifist, civil servant, politician and a co-founder of the Green Party in Germany. Served in the Luftwaffe during WWII
  451. David Knapp  (2)
    Knapp was an 18 yr. old member of the police line-up at which William Whaley identified Oswald as the man he had driven from the Greyhound bus station minutes after the assassination
  452. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Medusa (AR-1)
  453. German officer in WWII, made daily briefings in the Führerbunker with Hitler
  454. ww 11 army hero (cmh)
  455. Flight scientist
  456. NASA/MIT: Computer Programmer; coded, debugged and documented the navigation program P23, which the astronauts used to correct spacecraft drift between the earth and the moon
  457. One of the last survivors of MV Wilhelm Gustloff, which sank after being torpedoed by the Soviet submarine in 1945 resulting in the greatest ship disaster in history
  458. Born 1895 #48 oldest document person in the world. Lives in Scotland.
  459. NASA flight director
  460. X-15 pilot, Holds world record for speed in a fixed wing aircraft (4520 mph) called the 'Fastest man alive'
  461. Freedom Rider
  462. Tuskegee Airman- Pilot
  463. 'Procet Manhattan' (Trinity); worked on the RaLa Experiment at Los Alamos, which was crucial to developing the spherical implosion necessary for the plutonium bomb
  464. Doolittle Raiders Co-Pilot Crew #13
  465. JFK: Military Academy at West Point Cadet representative at a White House reception in early 1961
  466. American software engineer who created Adobe Photoshop
  467. Flight aviator
  468. USDA agent who took part in the Michael Vick investigation
  469. John Knowles  (2)
    World War II veteran
  470. WWII: PFC Knowles was in the troops that liberated Reims, France, and guarded SHAEF (the Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Force) where Dwight Eisenhower was located, and witnessed the end of the war there
  471. Lz xray 1965
  472. Fmr First Lady of Alaska
  473. British WWII frogman
  474. Chemist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001
  475. army general
  476. Lz xray 1965 nam
  477. An American classicist, author, and critic born in England. He was the first director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Spanish Civil War veteran
  478. Secretary of the Texas Air National Guard. At the center of the George Bush service controversy
  479. Tuskegee Airmen
  480. Scientist
  481. One of the six men who were first chosen to fly the U-2 Spy plane.
  482. US Army Air Force WWII vet (1926-2021). B-29 Tail Gunner in the South Pacific. HIs plane escorted the Enola Gay, and he witnessed Hiroshima from about a mile away in the air. Days later, he had the same role, witnessing Nagaski's bombing
  483. marine corps general
  484. ww 11 army hero (cmh)
  485. Nobel laureate physics 2008
  486. Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest - 53 3/4 Hotdogs, Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Contest; in 2004 he ate 69 Krystal hamburgers, and in 2005, ate 67 hamburgers in eight minutes. Speed-eating contest in Hong Kong in August 2005, Kobayashi consume
  487. American Nobel Prize chemistry winning (with Robert Lefkowitz), professor in the departments of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
  488. One of Atari's early coin-op designers. later co-founded Polygames
  489. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. 95th Infantry Division
  490. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  491. Astronaut
  492. astronaut
  493. USS WWII Merchant Marine, born 1928. Part of a Murmansk Run in Nov/Dec of 1944
  494. WWII. ETO: Battle of Normandy. On Aug. 11th, 1944, he was shot through the neck while engaged in heavy combat, then taken POW and eventually sent back in an soldiers exchange. Company F, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
  495. Flight scientist
  496. Retired Navy Admiral
  497. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Aylwin
  498. German-Peruvian biologist, born in Peru to German emigrants, who was the only survivor of 92 passengers and crew in the 24 December 1971 crash of LANSA Flight 508 in the Peruvian rainforest
  499. NASA Flight director, STS-115