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  1. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  2. Born 1895 One of oldest people in the world. Lives in Fance
  3. One of the last surviving scientists of the Manhattan project 31 December 1946
  4. Flight scientist, ISS flight director
  5. political and social activist
  6. Military
  7. WWII Veteran
  8. Author. Daughter of Pierre & Marie Curie
  9. Former East-German Politician, Member of the Central Committee of the East-German party SED, lives in Leegebruch
  10. Italian mountaineer, 1st Person to reach K2
  11. Flight scientist
  12. British ace from WW2
  13. Civil rights figure, Montgomery bus boycott. Her mother was a lifelong childhood friend of Rosa Parks, and Lacey as a young woman worked as an assistant to the MIA, led by Martin Luther King to organize the bus boycott after Parks' arrest
  14. Member of the French maquis in WW2
  15. Vietnam/Army/Dust Off Medic/1968-1971/Unit of Service254th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance), 44th Medical Brigade Location of Service II Corps; Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Vietnam Tuy Hoa Air Base, Vietnam; Ban Me Thuot/Highest Rank E-5
  16. Inductee of National Inventors Hall of Fame
  17. Civil Rights figure (1926-2016). Montgomery Police Department (1948-70), Officer and Police Chief. Pictured in iconic photo of Rosa Parks being fingerprinted during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Also seen in a photo booking Martin Luther King Jr. the follow
  18. Lz xray 1965 namwas in wayne,in but not now?
  19. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941. USS Tennessee
  20. Seal Team 3, Author The Last Punisher
  21. Israeli world-record-holding Olympic racewalker, Bergen-Belsen survivor, Munich Massacre survivor, and Professor of Industrial Engineering; born April 2, 1936 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  22. WWII: Veteran of the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian. B-1-8, 2nd MarDiv. First Lieutenant Dean Ladd was shot in the stomach shortly after jumping into the water from his boat
  23. WWII: CBI theater. Distinguished Flying Cross. C-87 pilot, 30 'Hump' round-trips
  24. Former Ralph Nader running mate
  25. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, Navy Hospital Ship USS Solace (AH-5). Also participated in the invasions of the Gilbert and Marshall Islands, also Guam and Saipan
  26. infamous teacher caught in scandal
  27. Worked for Ronald Reagan, best known for the Laffer Curve
  28. 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
  29. Member of The White Rose anti-Nazi resistance in WWII
  30. French World War One Veteran
  31. Son of Alcatraz Island corrections officer, Author of Battle at Alcatraz, Alcatraz Justice, The Other Alcatraz, and Guarding the Rock
  32. WWII: Battle of the Bulge, Operation Varsity. 17th Airborne Division, 513th PIR
  33. Scientist
  34. Diplomat. was the senior American official held hostage during the Iran hostage crisis
  35. WW2/Radio & Radar Operator on Avenger Torpedo Bomber, which carried a crew of three
  36. WWII - 6 victories; 8,285 Total Flight Hours; the only known U.S. Navy ace to shoot down both German and Japanese planes during World War II. Flew Hellcat, F4U Corsair,, Banshee and Phantom
  37. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  38. Dallas Morning News photographer who, among other pics, took the photo of Jackie Kennedy leaving Parkland Hospital to ride in the hearse carrying President John Fitzgerald Kennedy's body to Love Field
  39. WWII - Fighter Ace, 6 victories; VF-2 (Pacific); flew the Hellcat off of the USS Hornet Mar 1944. Got his first victory during what is called the 'Great Marianas Turkey Shoot'
  40. Centenarian (1895-2002). One of the last US WWI veterans. Served as Army Infantryman in France
  41. Centenarian (1899-2005). One of the last living Canadian WWI veterans
  42. Holocaust Survivor deported to Auschwitz concentration camp from hometown of Lodz Poland in 1944, aged 14 on arrival at camp, was originally separated her from twin sister Miriam by camp physician Josef Mengele and sent to the crematorium
  43. Creator of Cirque De Soleil, Astronaut
  44. Belgian fighter ace from WW2
  45. Mountaineer
  46. (22 July 1924 - 1 July 2000) was a Sikkimese Indian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces
  47. Bank of Commerce (Savannah, GA)August 15 1860Gazaway Bugg Lamar (G.B. Lamar) (bottom right)Lamar (1798-1874) was simultaneously President of the NYC based Bank of the Republic and Georgia based Bank of Commerce but most of his investments were in the
  48. Officer and pilot of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) during WWII. (Born 1918). Buchenwald concentration camp survivor
  49. WWII Fighter pilot. Shot down a German ME 262 jet figher and a German Arado AR 234 jet bomber. Flew with the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group (1944/1945) to April 1945) 61 combat missions (167:40 combat hours in a P-47, 107:50 in a P-51)
  50. Nobel Prize for Physics 1955
  51. Aviation History!
  52. Historian, author, genealogist. Appeared on the History Detectives on PBS twice. And a national speaker on the topics of genealogy
  53. D-Day veteran and author of 'Every Man A Hero'
  54. Mobster, cleaned up after the Kray Twins
  55. Cryptologic Technician Chief on the USS Liberty when it was attacked by the Israelis in 1967
  56. Pearl Harbor survivor from Wisconsin born 1922; served on USS Nevada on Dec. 7, 1941
  57. Flight scientist, Flight Director at NASA
  58. air force general
  59. father of the navy's f-14 tomcat
  60. Retired Air Force member, worked as an VIP Air Force Crew Member, served various times on Air Force One, Air Force Two, and First Lady Missions. Lead Usher for President George H W Bush Funeral. Traveled w/several Presidents, First Ladies and other distin
  61. hypnotist
  62. Film historian, author of the 'Whatever Became of....?' series of books regarding past celebrities
  63. Swedish chemist , battery inventor & entrepreneur/PhD in inorganic chemistry , founded battery company Boston Power, Founder & owner of the company until 2012. Now she & her husband Per started a new business together, it's called Cloteam
  64. Astronaut
  65. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Arizona
  66. Pilot, first pilot to eject from a British aircraft
  67. British airway pilot that survived crash
  68. Spent a decade working as a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nurse in both hospitals and schools in the UK and Australia after graduating from university with a degree in Mental Health. Now a full-time writer living in West London
  69. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'Austria'Born: 04.19.1921
  70. One of only two known surviving US World War I veterans
  71. JFK Secret Service
  72. WWII: Later General Landon 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
  73. Poet/Writer/Holocaust Survivor/'Threads : Poetry of a Survivor of Auschwitz' by Maria Landowska (1985)
  74. Former Assistant Administrator of Parkland Hospital, on duty at time of JFK and Oswald shootings. Coordinated the hospital's response. Gave his jacket to bloodied Clint hill, who had put his over Kennedy on arrival. Made calls to get a priest and a casket
  75. Flight scientist, Systems Dynamics Laboratory. NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
  76. Tuskegee Airman- Pilot
  77. Charles Lane  (3)
    'Tuskegee Airmen'
  78. WWII Pearl Harbour 7 December 1941. Survivor of both the USS Arizona and later USS Nevada
  79. Lz xray 1965
  80. Member of Pappy Boyington's Black Sheep Squadron
  81. Meet Kennedy in Fort Worth on the 22nd, 1963 & shook his hand/Arlington Heights student
  82. The fifth oldest verified person in the United Kingdom. Born in 1900
  83. medal of honor army vietnam war
  84. Worlds smartest man.
  85. Author and youngest police officer ever hired on the Omaha Police Department at age 18. He worked as a uniformed officer and as a detective in the Burglary, Vice, and Narcotics Units retired after a twenty-six-year career
  86. Ensign US Navy, USS Arizona Survivor, last survivng Battleship officer from Pearl Harbor
  87. Flight scientist, NASA
  88. WWII German Naval Officer Born 1916
  89. German World War II Luftwaffe 70-victory flying ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He held the position of Geschwaderkommodore of fighter wing Jagdgeschwader 51
  90. det. o.j. simpson case
  91. Inducted for National Inventors Hall of Fame
  92. Inductee Inventor Hall of Fame; revolutionized biomedical technology through the development of a controlled drug delivery system; one of history's most prolific inventors in medicine
  93. 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
  94. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Gunner's mate aboard the USS Shaw
  95. German 1968 student leader
  96. Television journalist, anchor, & author/Became friends with Muhammad Ali & F. Lee Bailey, & considered Martin Luther King, Jr. to be a personal mentor/Roomed with Mahalia Jackson/wrote Anne and Emmett/1st black 'weathergirl' for WBBM-TV
  97. WWII: D-Day. 82nd AB, 505th PIR; landed in St. Mere-Eglise, featured in the movie 'The Longest Day'; wounded and captured June 30th, 1944, forced to work in a coalmine in today's Czech Republic by the SS, from where he escaped after months
  98. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  99. WWII: Iwo Jima. Seabee
  100. Ohio native, age 119 (born 1892); cannot be verified as a world record due to no birth certificate
  101. Vietnam War - Flew helicopters for Air America in Vietnam from 1970 to 1975; he is the helicopter pilot whose advice saved the famous 'Last Flight From Da-Nang' (see Kenneth Healy)
  102. Miss America 1925
  103. Wife of former mobster Meyer Lansky
  104. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  105. WWII: Atlantic. Served on the USS Block Island
  106. 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
  107. WWII: Wake Island Defender: Marine Corps 1st Defense Battalion, POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941
  108. Partner of Pablo Picasso, born in 1926
  109. army general
  110. army general
  111. Whistleblower..reported plutoniun handling, won 250,000 lawsuit
  112. JFK - US Secret Service 1959-1983; Kennedy detail 1961-1963, after that assigned to Jacqueline Kennedy detail
  113. 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
  114. Author
  115. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  116. Bataan Death March Survivor, wrote 'Footprints of Courage'!
  117. O.f.c tempe police dept. arizona
  118. Retired Navy Admiral
  119. Project manager (following Richard Fimmel) of NASA's legendary Pioneer 10, the first Jupiter and Deep Space mission (1972-2003)
  120. WWII: USS Yorktown, Battle of Midway
  121. 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)
  122. Holocaust/Classmate of Anne Frank/Carson Productions executive served as executive producer of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Late Night with David Letterman, Late Show with David Letterman & Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  123. Native of Fort Myers, Florida, was a retired Commander in the United States Navy and a Naval Aviator. As a Lieutenant, he received the Medal of Honor for his rescue of two downed Naval Aviators while piloting a search and rescue helicopter in Vietnam
  124. The tenth of the 10 Aces of the Deep and the only one still living. He sank 26 ships for 156,082 tons. Born: 05/12/1915
  125. WWII:Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  126. British SOE Agent in occupied France 1944
  127. Korean war ace - USAF - 5 Kills
  128. Centenarian (1895-2000). US WWI veteran. Army engineer, built camps in France
  129. German ww2 pilot
  130. Pearl Harbor survivor 7 Dec 1941; was a pharmacist mate at the Naval hospital at the time of the attack
  131. Lieutenant General Donald Currie Laubman, AOE, DFC & Bar, CD (born 16 October 1921) began his military career in December 1939. In 1942 he was posted to 133 Squadron in Boundary Bay, British Columbia, Canada. In 1943 he was sent to Red Hill/Staplehurs
  132. Former President of Guatemala and millitary general
  133. flying tiger
  134. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  135. professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University
  136. COO and formerly Vice - President of security, Delta Airlines
  137. Army captain helped plan invasion of Normandy
  138. Wisconsin State Attorney General (2003-07)
  139. Medicine Nobel Prize 2003 (IRM inventor)
  140. Former C.I.A. Case Officer/Author 'Left of Boom'
  141. Lz xray 1965 nam somewhere in murphysboro,illinois
  142. Youngest survivor on Schindler's List. Currently known as Eva Rac-Levi and lives in Givatayim, Israel
  143. Spanish Civil War Veteran. Bomber Pilot. (Red Army) Born: 1914
  144. Holds the Record Speed for the Fastest on a Mini Bike
  145. Australian explorer
  146. Centenarian (1898-2005). US WWI veteran, last WWI vet in Nevada. Barely survived the 1918 Flu on shipride to France, but recovered. Drove a truck in France transporting sick/injured to hospitals
  147. WWII: At age 19, staff sergeant Don Lawhorn was an experienced B-17 tail gunner flying more than two-dozen sorties over occupied Europe for the 12th/15th F, 99th Bombardment Group , 346th Bombardment Squadron. Mission to Southern Germany and Austria
  148. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa, Battle of Peleliu. First Marine Division K/3/5 ('The Old Breed')
  149. WW2 fighter ace - 11 Kills - USAAF
  150. Army Air Corp Medal of Honor Recipient, WWIIPassed away in 1999
  151. WWII - RAF pilot, one of the surviving members of 'The Few' (termed by Winston Churchill, using a Shakespeare quote, bestowed on the pilots that fought the Battle of Britain)
  152. army general
  153. British Army officer who fought and was severely wounded in the Falklands War, wrote a book called 'When the Fighting Is Over: A Personal Story of the Battle for Tumbledown Mountain and Its Aftermath' about his experiences
  154. Flight astronaut sts-67,86,91,114
  155. navy admiral
  156. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran (Murmansk Run); HMS Mermaid, HMS Lapwing
  157. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  158. James Lawson  (2)
    United Methodist pastor and civil rights activist
  159. 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
  160. British Army officer, who served as General Officer Commanding in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, and later as Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces Northern Europe
  161. air force general
  162. Tuskegee Airmen original pilot
  163. Tuskegee Airmen- Pilot
  164. Secret Service agent for Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson. Planned advance details for JFK trips to Ireland, Berlin, and Dallas. Drove the lead motorcade car ahead of Kennedy's limo when shooting occurred
  165. Last living survivor of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania Born: 02/1915 Lives in Northamptonshire, England
  166. JFK - Secret Service 1962-1982. In Dallas when Kennedy was assassinated
  167. British WW1 Veteran
  168. WWII - Survivor of the Bataan Death March; spent three and a half years as a prisoner of the Japanese in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea before liberation in 1945. Author of WWI book "Some survived"
  169. WWII Veteran, Tuskegee Airmen
  170. Mathematician, born 1926. Knew Einstein, worked on the Manhattan Project. Awarded the National Medal of Science in 1986
  171. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  172. Member of the famed ''Flying Tigers'' before and during WWII.
  173. Flying Tiger Pilot
  174. Jonestown survivor, author of the book 'Seductive Poison'
  175. USS Pueblo
  176. SR-71 test pilot
  177. UFO scientist who claims to have worked in Area 51
  178. Belgian fighter ace from WW2
  179. Illustrator, war correspondent, portraitist, novelist, historian and easel painter
  180. navy admiral england
  181. WWii: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS California
  182. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  183. 'Tuskegee Airmen' '301st Fighter Squadron & 332nd Fighter Group' flew the pt-17, bt-13, at-6, p-39, p-40, p-47, p-51, at-11, b-25
  184. WWII: Tuskegee Airmen. Flew missions in Italy, Austria, Czechoslovakia. Protected at least twice bomber pilot Herbert Heilbrun, also listed her on Startiger
  185. 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
  186. Anthropologist
  187. WWII: Scouting Squadron Six, USS En'terprise CV-6. POW
  188. Former american pilot,flown over 150 types of Aircraft,has had 18 world speed records--his father was bill lear invented the lear jet
  189. British bomber pilot awarded the Victoria Cross in August 1940
  190. Author/'Flyers of Barron Field'
  191. 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
  192. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  193. WWII: ETO. Veteran of the Battle of the Bulge and Operation Varsity. 17th Airborne Division
  194. WWII - Tuskegee Airman
  195. Dallas Police Detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald at the moment he was shot by Jack Ruby, Pearl Harbor Veteran on the USS Whitney on December 7,1941
  196. Miss America 1935
  197. Marine police dog handler and the subject of the Megan Leavey story
  198. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, Hickam Fiel, 7 December 1941
  199. United States Air Force general officer. She became the United States Air Force's first female fighter pilot in 1993, and was the first woman to command a USAF combat fighter wing
  200. WWII: Veteran of the Battle of the Coral Sea (4-8 May 1942), served on the USS Lexington which was lost during the battle, participating in the infamous 'Icecream Incident' while the ship was abandoned
  201. WWII: U.S. Army nurse (Battle of Normandy, Battle of the Bulge)
  202. US WWII Navy veteran, born 1924. USS Indianapolis Survivor, one of the last 5 living as of 6/21
  203. Puerto Rican nationalist took part in the assault on the US House of Representatives in 1954
  204. JFK - Filmed JFK on Main Street in Dallas, 22 Nov 1963; you still can see Clint Hill riding the presidential car
  205. WW2 Iwo Jima Marine/Combat engineer, had the job of sneaking up and hurling satchels loaded with explosives into Japanese machine-gun nests and caves
  206. US WWII era veteran, born 1928. Enlisted at 18 in 1946, served as a guard at Sugamo prison during the Tokyo Trials (the Nuremburg counterpart for Japanese war criminals), became the Chief Jailer there
  207. Women's equality activist; inspiration of President Obama's Fair Pay Act
  208. Nobel medicine laureate 1958
  209. Nobel physics laureate 1988
  210. Invented the CT scan; Natl Inventor Hall of Fame inductee
  211. Former drug dealer convicted of espianoge against the USA for the Soviet Union-friend of Chris Boyce
  212. David Lee  (5)
    Nobel physics laureate 1996
  213. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  214. Oldest Marine - Deceased 2004
  215. WWII WASP Women Pilot
  216. forensic expert, court tv's case files of dr. henry lee,
  217. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941. Navy photographer's mate on the USS Neosho (AO-23)
  218. medal of honor marines vietnam war
  219. Canadian veteran of World War II who was the only woman of Chinese-Canadian descent to serve in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
  220. Opened the first drop-in center for children in Hollywoo
  221. retired astronaut
  222. Irish retired nurse and activist, lives in St. Albans, England (born March 24, 1933) Main character of a true story based on the book 'The Lost Child of Philomena Lee' by Martin Sixsmith. The book was filmed in 2013 as a 'Philomena'
  223. Robert E. Lee  (2)
    Civil War general. Fought in the Battle of Little Bighorn
  224. Tuskegee Airman
  225. Stephen Lee  (4)
    South African Anti-Apartheid activist. Escaped from Pretoria Local Prison in 1979. Played by Daniel Webber in the film Escape from Pretoria
  226. nobel physics laureate 1957
  227. Retired Marine Officer who served on the ?Death Watch? for President John F. Kennedy?s casket following the assassination
  228. nobel chemistry laueate 1986
  229. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) (flew the bt-13, at-6, c-47, co-pilot on lockheed electra and dc-3)
  230. self-acclaimed witch
  231. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  232. Astronaut NASA . STS-41G , STS-28 , STS-45
  233. Lz xray 1965 nam
  234. American physician-scientist best known for his work with G protein-coupled receptors, for which, with Brian Kobilka, he was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
  235. Spy/Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, current Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence US Army, could be poised to make history. Is the leading candidate to take over as chief of the Pentagon?s main spy organization, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  236. Nobel laureate physics 2003
  237. WWII: Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force and one of the youngest pilots to survive the Battle of Britain
  238. French writer and military
  239. Member of the French maquis inWW2
  240. Private Secretary of Franklin Roosevelt & aledged mistress. This is supported by his Son Elliot
  241. Hitlers messenger boy, author, peace activist
  242. Noted Mathematican
  243. nobel chemistry laureate 1987
  244. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Ward. Later in the war, he also was a Kamikaze attack survivor
  245. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, U.S. Navy, 1st Class Torpedoman, USS Monahan
  246. Last survivor of the sinking of the USS Tang. Born: 1924. SS Tang was a WW2 submarine that was sunk during the last engagement by a circular run of her final torpedo in 1944. He is now 94-95
  247. USN Admiral
  248. WWII: Welsh soldier who was evacuated from Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) in 1940
  249. Great-grandson of David Mitchell, the train driver who perished in the Tay Bridge Disaster, December 28, 1879.He was one of 59 who died in the tragedy, considered the most catastrophic structural failure in British history. Lives in Scotland, UK
  250. Shuttle Launch Director at NASAs John F. Kennedy Space Center
  251. (born 18 July 1921) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserve of the Brandenburgers in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He was Rommel's personal and favorite combat driver
  252. Daughter of Lord Reith, the founder of the BBC
  253. Pioneering gay rights activist and writer, born 1935. President of NYC Mattachine Society in the 60s, the premiere gay rights group before Stonewall. Led 1966 NYC gay 'Sip-In' protest, and covered Stonewall as a reporter, whose on-scene account was the fi
  254. Finnish WWII Veteran. Featured in this article:
  255. army general
  256. US Air Force Gen. & VP running mate of George Wallace in 1968/ credited designing & implementing effective, but controversial systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of WW2/headed Berlin airlift
  257. Friend of Linda Thompson, former secretary of Vernon Presley (Elvis' father)
  258. Mobster
  259. Scientist
  260. Female pilot during WWII (WASP - Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  261. WWII - Iwo Jima survivor who met Shirley Temple in 1945 at Camp Adair, OR, where was recuperating from wounds received in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  262. Army General
  263. Supreme Court: Social worker and civil rights activist, lead plaintiff in the landmark First Amendment case Lemon v. Kurtzman (1971)
  264. 'Medal of Honor Recipient' 'Purple Heart Recipient' 'US Army,Vietnam' Author of Beyond The Medal
  265. Army General
  266. Author, underwater archaeologist
  267. Nurse on duty at Parkland Memorial on Nov. 24/63 , Sally assisted Dr. Gustafson with emergency treatment of Lee Harvey Oswald
  268. astronaut
  269. WWII - Fighter Ace, 5 victories (between 23 May 1944 and 14 June 1944), plus a probable 3 damage claims. 49th Fighter Squadron, 14th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force; European Theater
  270. WW2 Japanese POW Survivor/1940, Bob was assigned to the USS Seawolf (SS197) & USS Perch (SS 176) Submarine
  271. WWII: 549th Bomb Squadron, 385th Bomb Group ('Van's Valiants'), 92nd Wing, 8th Air Force. Based near Ipswich, England. Flew 29 missions as a B-17 Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner including the huge March 18, 1945, mission to Berlin
  272. The alleged boss of the Genovese crime family,currently imprisoned
  273. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  274. WWII American Fighter Pilot Ace.
  275. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; Ewa Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)
  276. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the Kamikaze attack at the USS Bunker Hill
  277. WWII - honorary member of Doolittle's Raiders
  278. American businessman who is the current president and CEO of Stew Leonard's, a supermarket chain based in CT and NY. Founded the Stew Leonard III Children's Charities. Released a series of children's books featuring Stewie the Duck
  279. WWII: ETO. Radio operator/gunner on B-24H #42-7567 'Wacky Donald'. 445th Bomb Group, 8th AF. Met and flew a training session with Jimmy Stewart at Tibenhall, England. Was shot down over Holland on Feb. 24, 1944 and eventually taken a POW,
  280. Retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and Air Force Major general (Born: 1934) On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extravehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk
  281. Russian cosmonaut / astronaut, first man in space
  282. 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
  283. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire/Age five time of fire
  284. Former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Division. Congress ordered her to testify about the IRS-Tea Party Scandal, she pleaded the 5th Amendment
  285. American political activist, the editor of Tikkun, a progressive Jewish interfaith magazine based in Berkeley, California, and the rabbi of Beyt Tikkun Synagogue in Berkeley
  286. Scientist. Writer and presenter of Channel 4's Human Mutants.
  287. Canadian Lawyer & Judge
  288. Centenarian (1897-2001). US WWI veteran, one of the last surviving black vets. Cleared fields of trees and thickets in France to allow fire against the Germans
  289. payload specialist
  290. Grand-daughter of Scottish lighthouse engineer Charles Stevenson. Lives in the UK
  291. 'Easy Company' 'Member of a Band of Brothers'
  292. Military
  293. Retired Admiral
  294. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'British'
  295. Spanish Civil War Veteran, British Battalion, Lives in London, Born: 1915
  296. German veteran of the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942
  297. Historian, writer
  298. Crew member onboard the famous WWII submarine that was awarded 7 battle stars for sinking enemy ships
  299. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941 (USS Neosho AO-23)
  300. Russian Cosmonaut. Flew on Soyuz TM-4 / Soyuz TM-3. Was selected as cosmonaut on 12.07.1977. Test pilot for the Soviet Shuttle program; was assigned as double for the first Buran test flight; died on the complications of a brain tumor
  301. Former Russian KGB major who defected to the United States in 1979. He obtained U.S. citizenship in 1989. Levchenko published his English-language autobiography, On the Wrong Side: My Life in the KGB, in 1988
  302. Physics professor who has investigated crop circles for more than a decade in the UK and USA. He is a member of the Michigan Chapter of the Mutual UFO Network
  303. Attorney for the Wounded knee fiasco.. AIM
  304. Mercury 13 Female Candidate & Aviator
  305. Canadian journalist and former speechwriter for the Israeli Delegation to the United Nations and for an Anglophone audience for Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Co-founder of the software company Figure 1
  306. Attorney General under Ford
  307. Holocaust Survivor - Schindler's List
  308. nobel med. laureate 1986
  309. French Anthropologist, Born: 11/28/1908
  310. Author, art historian
  311. American engineer, most famous for The Viking Program space probes sent to Mars. He is also the founder of Spherix and is now 88 and lives in U.S.A
  312. Attorney, Court Reporter - 'The People's Court' (TV series), Emmy award - winning journalist/creator/producer -'Celebrity Justice' (tv series)/TMZ, Host - OBJECTified (Fox News)
  313. Robert Levin  (3)
    Manhattan Project scientist, born 1921. Harvard chemistry grad recruited to work at the Manhattan Project's Oak Ridge facility to help enrich Uranium 235, used in the Hiroshima bomb. Continued his work into the Cold War era
  314. WWII - 82nd Airbone Division. Landed as the division's only weather observer in a glider on D-Day, transmitted the first weather report famous from Ste. Mere-Eglise
  315. Robert Levine  (2)
    WWII: D-Day, Utah Beach, 90th Infantry Division. He was wounded and eventually taken POW at the Battle of Monte Castro (Hill 122) in July 1944
  316. He is the oldest American living veteran, Born on November 13, 1905
  317. American Astronomer and planetary scientist specializing in planetary dynamics. He currently works at the Southwest Research Institute, U.S.A. and studies planetary orbits and their evolution through solar system history
  318. One of the last witnesses to The Battle of Cable Street that took place in 1936 in Cable Street,London. (Born: 1915) He lives in London, UK
  319. American-British-Israeli biophysicist and a professor. Received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Martin Karplus and Arieh Warshel for "the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"
  320. Canadian Astronomer
  321. Scientist
  322. Retired General
  323. Walter Hendrik Gustav Lewin is a Dutch astrophysicist and former professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  324. famous White House intern
  325. Prof. Lewis is a retired soldier. He served with the 9th Infantry Division and the 2nd Ranger Battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington/Wrote 'Omaha Beach'
  326. WWII: Battle of Midway, USS Balch. Helped rescue survivors of the sinking of the USS Yorktown
  327. Time Team
  328. Bronze team Nasa Flight Director for the Apollo program
  329. US WWII veteran, 86th Regiment, 10th Mountain Division in Italy. Served alongside Bob Dole in WWII
  330. One of the many survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. She was 13 years old when the bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945. She is now 88 and lives in Harvest, Alabama, USA
  331. RN at Parkland Memorial Hospital in '63 , an ER supervisor asked her to get a body bag for the President
  332. Jim was the USMC Pilot who nearly saved Gus Grissom's ill fated Liberty Bell 7, as it flooded with water and sank to the bottom of the sea following it's splashdown on 7/21/61, author - Short Tales By A Tall Pilot (2013)
  333. Kent State student shot in the stomach and leg during the 1970 shooting, the closest to the line of fire of all the students hit
  334. Norman Lewis  (2)
    WWII: Dunkirk. A Royal Engineer who fought a rearguard action to enable the evacuation at Dunkirk. He was ordered to blow up a bridge, which he did, but eventually was taken POW until the end of the war
  335. A Dallas Police Det. in 1963 , Lewis administered a polygraph exam to Oswald witness Buell Wesley Frazier on Nov. 22 , '63 ,
  336. Ronald Lewis  (2)
    Inductee for National Inventors Hall of Fame
  337. Assassination witness , employee at Texas School Book Depository , said he heard three shots fired at JFK's motorcade
  338. Stephen Lewis  (2)
    Canadian Politician, Humanitarian and AIDS Activist
  339. WWII US Army veteran, 9th Horse Cavalry, born 1922. One of the last of the segregated 'Buffalo Soldiers' of WWII
  340. Ted Lewis  (3)
    One of the many survivors of the Blitz, a series of heavy and frequent bombing raids carried out over Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War. He was a teenager at the time. He is now in his eighties and lives in London
  341. Walter Lewis  (4)
  342. P-38 Lightning Ace during WWII-[7 victories] Member of the 475th Fighter Group
  343. German-American science writer, spaceflight advocate, and historian of science who helped popularize rocketry, spaceflight, and natural history in both Germany and the United States. The crater Ley on the far side of the Moon is named in his honor
  344. German pilot
  345. Youngest of schindler's list holocaust survivors. mr. leyson was born in poland and went to work in schindler's factory at age 13. he died january 12, 2013 in california at age 83
  346. Retired General
  347. CIA Leak Scandal, former chief of staff
  348. Retired USMC General
  349. Commander USAF Mobility Command
  350. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire
  351. Former Payload Specialist Astronaut
  352. Professor predicted Trump's election/Expert witness in more than 75 civil & voting rights cases. Author, White Protestant Nation: The Rise of the American Conservative Movement was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award
  353. Survivor of the '1953 North Sea flood'. (Born: 1947) She was six years old at the time of the flood and remembers when the North Sea came crashing inland. She lives in Canvey Island, Essex, UK
  354. JFK - Assistant counsel to the Warren Commission
  355. Inventor of DVD
  356. Apollo-Skylab Flight Controller; played by Clint howard in APOLLO 13
  357. Holocaust Survivor/Age 14 when sent to Auschwitz/Allowed to leave a few months after arriving because of a clerical error regarding her birthday & was sent off to do hard labor in various parts of the country/Age 85
  358. (Born July 9,1920) received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 1947. His thesis was on the discharge mechanism of Geiger'Müller counters. Liebson received a US Navy award for developing the first equipment used to identify enemy radar.
  359. WWII: Served on the submarine USS Archerfish (SS-311) which sank the Japanese aircraft carrier HIJMS Shinano, on 29 November 1944
  360. WWII: 'Rosie the Riveter' at McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, CA, during WWII. She worked on B-17s
  361. Current NASA Administrator (Acting) since Jan 20th, 2017
  362. WWII: PTO. One of the two Marines smoking in the famous photo from the Battle of Peleliu
  363. Supercentenarian Born 1906 3rd oldest person in France
  364. WWII: Polish fighter in the huge Warsaw Uprising of 1944 which was eventually crushed by Nazi-Germany
  365. top ace of the world-353 kill ww2-russian front
  366. Scientist
  367. Known for her appearance in a newsreel filmed in 1945. She is directing traffic behind the Brandenberg Gate. Is said to be living in the village of Zvonaryovka in the Saratov region of Russia
  368. Author/Iran Hostage Crisis/Political Officer/Distinguished Professor of International Affairs at the U.S. Naval Academy in August 2006 after retiring from the Foreign Service with 33 years of service and the rank of Minister-Counselor
  369. War hero, Victoria Cross receiver
  370. Architect, designed Vietnam memorial in Washington
  371. Attorney, V.P. & Council - GIC; 'pitcher' on the front of the 2008 Topps baseball card titled 'Kazuo Uzuki' that was released by Topps as an April Fools Day joke for this former Law Blog Student
  372. Oldest Living Arkansan Born:09/30/1897
  373. astronaut
  374. Swedish scientist specialising in cancer research.In 2015, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly with American chemist Paul L. Modrich and Turkish chemist Aziz Sancar for mechanistic studies of DNA repair
  375. member of the original Iwo Jima Flag Raisers
  376. Aviator, American Icon
  377. aviator grandson of charles lindbergh
  378. Flight scientist
  379. WWII Veteran, survived attack at Pearl Harbor, technical advisor for the film - Pearl Harbor (2001)
  380. Astronaut
  381. WW2 USN Flying Ace, 8 Victories!
  382. Retired Army General
  383. Vertebrate Zoologist with Richard Byrd, Byrd Antartic Expedition 2 Team
  384. Astronaut - Space Shuttle Pilot for STS-87 and STS-95; Commander of Shuttle missions STS-104, STS-121, and STS-133
  385. First lady to get breast implants, in 1962
  386. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Detroit (CL-8)
  387. Swedish aeronautical engineer
  388. astronaut space station mir.
  389. Scientist
  390. Retired engineer/oilman (Born: 1948) who was part of the team who found the the first 'black gold' in the North Sea in 1970. Lives in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Also known as Rob 'Swede' Lingard
  391. WW2 Veteran-Omaha Beach
  392. Pearl Harbor Survivor, was at Wheeler Field when attack started
  393. Served on USS Growler during WW II
  394. Member Early Birds of Aviation/devoted to history of early pilots. Started 1928 & membership totaled 598/Membership limited to the pilots of glider, gas balloon, or airplane, pre-12/17/1916. Time of Wright Bro's 1st flight-1916 when many trained 4 WW1
  395. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor aboard the battleship Nevada, 7 December 1941
  396. NASA Astronaut
  397. astronaut
  398. Witness to 'The Great Smog', that affected London, England, during December 1952 and caused the deaths of 4,000 people. It is considered the worst air pollution event in the history of the United Kingdom. He was 7 at the time and is now 71
  399. army general
  400. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  401. Scientist
  402. navy admiral
  403. Nobel chemistry laureate 1976. Born: 12/09/1919
  404. JFK - Aide to General Wehle and as such often briefing President Kennedy about visitors; also a witness to the autopsy of JFK
  405. Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, 1st Baronet, KCVO 05/10/1848?10/2/1931 Scotsman of Ulster-Scots parentage was a self-made man, merchant & yachtsman. Created the Lipton tea brand & was the most persistent challenger in history of America's Cup
  406. Doctor at Methodist Hospital in Dallas , Texas who pronounced Officer Tippitt dead on Nov. 22 , 1963
  407. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Perry
  408. WWII: Czechoslovakian RAF fighter pilot
  409. Vietnam Helicopter Pilot/(by his own estimation, nearly the worst helicopter pilot in his class), recounts the events leading up to & during a daring 7-hour rescue mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail that he organized on Easter Sunday, 1967
  410. Murdered his family in New Jersey in 1971 and was captured after 18 years with the help of America's Most Wanted; subject of the 1993 film 'Judgment Day: The John List Story'
  411. Secretary General/co-founder of the Council of Women World Leaders, which is composed 72 of women presidents, prime ministers, and heads of government. International, award-winning speaker/author re leadership, diversity, women in politics
  412. Medal of Honor 'US Army Chaplin Vietnam' He renounced the Medal of Honor & mailed it back to President Ronald Reagan!
  413. WWII: D-Day, C-47 pilot, 71st Squadron, 434th Troop Carrier Group; dropped Screaming Eagles (101st Airborne) on D-Day
  414. 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
  415. WWII- Navajo Code Talker
  416. Test pilot
  417. Serial killer
  418. Malcolm X's sister
  419. BBC Light Entertainment Producer during the early years of television
  420. Lz xray 1965 nam
  421. medal of honor army vietnam
  422. WWII - Honorary Member of the Doolittle Raiders; Chinese man who risked his life to help the Doolittle Raiders in China after the raid
  423. Navy Gunner, USS Nevada, Pearl Harbor Survivor!
  424. A Jr. at SMU , was asked to play Taps Nov. 22 as classes dismissed at local Elem. School
  425. JFK - Secret Service, White House starting 1963; protected LBJ's youngest daughter on the day of President Kennedy?s assassination. 35th Sgt. at Arms, House of Representatives; he announced 'Mr. Speaker, The President of the United States'
  426. WWII: Machine gunner in 'H' company, Second Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Division. Battle of Tulagi, Battle of Guadalcanal, Battle of Peleliu
  427. medal of honor marines vietnam
  428. Chinese Space Traveler- Shenzhou 5
  429. WWII: ETO. 262nd Regiment, 66th Infantry Division. Eyewitness to the sinking of the SS Leopoldville by torpedo as he was aboard the HMS Cheshire, which was right behind in the convoy. Bronze Star
  430. Female Russian sniper during WW2. Lives in Brno, Czech Republic. Born Dec. 3, 1920
  431. JFK related/Bay of Pigs Frogman/Stated; 'Ammunition was all we needed,' Chiqui Llama says. 'We blamed Kennedy. I think Kennedy was yellow.' Lives in Puerto Rico
  432. astronaut
  433. D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1926. He is now 88 and lives in the UK. He was a crew member aboard the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Ajax
  434. Worlds Oldest Mother
  435. Tongan protester
  436. USN Admiral
  437. Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
  438. UK WW1 Veteran
  439. Daughter of silent movie star Harold Lloyd
  440. 'Squadron Leader Royal Air Force Abingdon' & 'Test Pilot'
  441. American architect and the grandson of the famed Frank Lloyd Wright
  442. Commander 19th Sustainment Command
  443. Sniper for the Red Army of the Soviet Union during World War II
  444. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Hickam Field
  445. Mobster
  446. memphis belle top gunner
  447. Tank Ace (73 kills)
  448. Radar operator at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941
  449. WWII - D-Day, 116th AAA Gun Battalion, landed on Utah Beach. Also entered death camp at Gardelegan, Germany
  450. astronaut
  451. Navy Admiral
  452. 4 Star General Born Oct 28, 1954
  453. Security Officer at Parkland Memorial when President Kennedy brought there after the assassination
  454. Pioneering female pilot. A WASP during WWII
  455. GySgt (Ret) Survivor of the USS Liberty Attack
  456. One of the doctors who tried to save JFK's life after being shot
  457. 'The Dean of Deanabilia' - curator/archivist of the James Dean Gallery & Fairmount Museum in Fairmount, Indiana
  458. WWII: WWII Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) Pilot; one of only 6 'Attagirls' still alive. Joined the ATA in 1943, flew 100s of ferry missions in Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancaster Bombers
  459. American and former National Guard soldier who was a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration-'the Medal of Honorâ-'for his actions in World War II
  460. air force general
  461. WWII: ETO. B Company, 68th Armored Infantry Battalion, 14th Armored Divsion. France, Italy, Germany, Austria. Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  462. Ww2 veteran N. Africa and Italy
  463. French Resistance Fighter. Born: 08/29/1910
  464. Oldest French Person Born 1892 - Deceased 2006
  465. P-38 Lightning Pilot- fighter Ace during WWII [11 victories]
  466. Canadian wife of Ewric Lomax, worked on the Burma death railway while a Japanese POW. 'The Railway Man' movie is based on his life
  467. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach. LST-288. Later USS Augusta
  468. Vince Lombardi was born on January 26, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Little Orphan Annie (1938), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) and Military Academy (1940)
  469. Mobster
  470. Worked on the gold record that is on Voyager 1 that went into Space in 1977
  471. WW II 2nd Ranger Battalion who scaled cliffs during the D-Day Invasion
  472. One the last surviving British veterans of The Spanish Civil War. He is now 93 and lives in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, UK
  473. Jack London  (2)
    British veteran of the Battle of the River Plate, served on HMS Exeter, born in 1921
  474. US Marine, who was stationed at the US Embassy in Moscow, and became the first U.S. Marine to be convicted of spying against the United States
  475. Bob Long  (4)
    Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
  476. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Kaneohe Bay, VP-12. Later served at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal in the famous 'Cactus Air Force' and ín the Battle of Midway
  477. Joe Long  (4)
    The News Director of KLIF in Dallas , Joe reported on President Kennedy's arrival at Love Field
  478. Air ace ww11 - 6 Kills - USAAF
  479. WWII: Atlantic. Served on the USS Block Island (CVE-21)
  480. Serial Killer - Murdered at least 10 Woman in the Tampa Bay Area in 1984
  481. Night of the siver stars- battle of lang vei-nam duning tet offensive 1968-5th special forces is a ret army Colonel
  482. Theoretical chemist and a cognitive scientist
  483. WWII Navigator on a B-24 Liberator
  484. Flying tiger
  485. WWII: Navy; gunner's mate aboard the USS Tisdale DE-33, Pacific. In the battles of Tarawa, Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Saipan, Tinian, Guam, the Philippines, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa
  486. air force general
  487. German ww2 pilot
  488. He stumbled onto what has become known as chaos theory math in 1960.
  489. Medal of Honor, US Army, WWII
  490. Courtroom Judge
  491. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  492. Spanish minister of justice (2004-2007)
  493. President of Honduras (1963-71, 1972-75), air force colonel
  494. Puerto Rican independence fighter, jailed in the United States, pardoned by President Barack Obama
  495. WWII Ace Pilot/ 23rd Fighter Group
  496. Astronaut
  497. Retired Air Force General
  498. A reporter for ABC News who reported from Dallas when President Kennedy was shot