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  1. WWII Veteran, D-Day, Omaha Beach Normandy, France. 5th Rangers Battalion. Has an article about him on D-DAY Eyewitness Accounts Of WW2
  2. Vice Admiral within the United States Navy and leader of the project to develop the Polaris missile system. Vice Admiral Raborn was also the 7th Director of Central Intelligence and the 5th Director of CIA
  3. Former Prime Minister of Fiji after leading a series of military coups
  4. WWII: PT boat gunner (PT-81) who saw action in the Aleutian Campaign and later in the Pacific, where he was severely wounded while defending a U.S. ammunition supply ship during a Japanese kamikaze attack, nearly losing an arm and a leg
  5. Lz xray 1965 nam
  6. Private investigative team believe D.B. Cooper is an individual named Robert Rackstraw who flew helicopters in the Vietnam War and is now 73 and living in the San Diego area
  7. British folk-singer/songwriter, youngest known participant in D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1928. He is now 88 and lives in the UK
  8. WWII: Pearl Harbor Survivor, 7 December 1941, served on the USS California
  9. WWII, German Fighter pilot, Jagdgeschwader 51 (JG 51)
  10. WWII: B-24 bomber pilot of the 53rd Bomb Group, 753rd Squadron, 8th Air Force, who was instructed by none other than Jimmy Stewart himself
  11. air force general
  12. WWII: Survived the sinking of the USS McCawley (AP-10) off the coast of Guadalcanal Island, 30 June 1943
  13. Retired General
  14. Member of the AVG-Flying Tigers WWII--[3.5 victories]
  15. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, aboard the USS Maryland. Fought the rest of the war in the Pacific front, witnessed the surrender of the Japanese from the deck of the USS Wilkes Barre (CL-103)
  16. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Whitney (AD-4)
  17. WWII air force hero & Ace (275 victories)
  18. Former Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (1996-2000); Supreme Allied Commander Europe NATO (2000-03)
  19. Military
  20. WWII Pilot aboard the USS Enterprise - Took part in the 'Marianas Turkey Shoot), Commander of USS Independence, RADM, Navy Cross Recipient
  21. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  22. WWII: 91st Coast Artillery, Philippine Scouts. POW. Bronze Star
  23. WWII German Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot Ace with 46 victories
  24. British Army officer, served in the Indonesia?Malaysia confrontation and Northern Ireland
  25. World War One Veteran
  26. navy admiral
  27. International Brigade Rakosi Battalion, XIII Brigade
  28. WWII - Local Californian baseball icon; contemporary witness of the Port Chicago, CA, disaster in July 1944
  29. 'Royal Air Force Group Captain Battle of Britain Museum Hendon'
  30. Retired Air Force General
  31. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, aboard the USS Sacramento
  32. WWII Ace (10 Kills) 56th Fighter Group - USAAF - DSC
  33. Veteran of both World War 1 and World War 2
  34. medal of honor army vietnam
  35. Pearl Harbor Survivor (1918-2010) , survived the explosion of the USS Shaw
  36. Danish WWII Veteran
  37. WWII Army electrical engineer (b.1920) assigned to the Manhattan Project's Los Alamos site. One of the last surviving witnesses of the first atomic explosion, the Trinity Test on July 16, 1945
  38. Norwegian WWII resistance fighter and politician
  39. German ww2 pilot
  40. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  41. Iban Scout from Johore in Malaya, who won the British George Cross for gallantry
  42. WW II Sailor; survivor of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis
  43. medal of honor army vietnam
  44. WWII. PTO. USS John C. Butler. Battle of Iwo Jima, Battle of Leyte Gulf, a.o
  45. Tuskegee Airmen pilot
  46. WWII - Pearl Harbor. US Navy. The first diver to enter the sunken USS Arizona. Author of the book 'Descent into Darkness'. Born Oct. 18, 1920
  47. 4-Star General: first Chief of Space Operations - United States Space Force. Currently oversees organizational stand-up & transfer of officers/enlisted personnel into the newest service branch. Previously was commander of US Space Command
  48. WWII: ETO. 333rd Squadron, 944th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. DFC
  49. WWII: 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment. Served in North Afric and the Pacific Theater
  50. Parachuted into Normandy France as part of the Normandy Invasion 6 June 1944 as well as a 95 year ols 75 years later
  51. USN Flier. During World War II, he saw action in 11 battles in the Pacific theater and was awarded the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star. He became a vice admiral in the Reserve in 1960
  52. Donut Dolly in Vietnam. Author
  53. US centenarian, born 2020. Served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (1938-39), then in the Air Force in Germany at the end of WWII (1945-46)
  54. WWII: Montford Point Marine (first African-American Marines), served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam
  55. WWII: US Navy. Aviation machinist mate aboard the escort carrier USS Petrof Bay in the Pacific ; his carrier was engaged in various battles, including Iwo Jima and Okinawa
  56. Battle of Stalingrad survivor
  57. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS San Faancisco
  58. WWII - Flying Tiger Ace, 10.5 victories
  59. WWII: D-Day. 24th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized). Landed on Utah Beach on June 6, 1944, advanced from Normandy to Cape de la Hague, then to Cherbourg, where he was wounded by an 88mm shell that blew his jeep into the air
  60. Born in 1898. Claims to have fought in the Mexican Revolution. Lives in Illinois, U.S.A
  61. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) who knew Richard Bong, Top American Ace of WWII
  62. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Whitney
  63. 101st airborne, c co- not band of brothers
  64. Sam Reed  (2)
    'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  65. Former Secretary of the Air Force
  66. Last man out of the tunnel in the Great Escape during WWII
  67. air force general
  68. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Ward, , which is credited with firing the first U.S. shots of World War II
  69. air ace usaf 475th squadron satan's angels
  70. World war 2 fighter ace- 6 kills - 530th FS, p-51, pt-22, p-40, c-45, bt-13, c-47, at-6, b-25,pq-13, b-26
  71. WWII: Bataan Death March survivor
  72. German tank ace in World War 2, at least 17 tank kills (was awared the Ritterkreut after his 17th victory)
  73. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Utah. Later served on the USS St. Louis in the Battles of Kula Gulf and Kolombangara
  74. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  75. Steve Reich  (2)
    Pitcher for West Point he then pitched in 17 games for the U.S.A. in the 1993 World games. He pitched a couple of minor league games in 1996 for the Orioles but was recalled to military duty. He died in Afhanistan while serving
  76. Former general in the German Democratic Republic's army
  77. WWII - Pearl Harbor veteran. B-17 copilot arriving at Pearl Harbor by chance during the attack. Shot down by Japanese, landed at Hickam Field, the plane broke apart, shown in an iconic photo of the day
  78. Scottish Flight Lieutenant WW II was awarded the Victoria Cross for action during air combat over Dusseldorf, Germany on November 3, 1943
  79. WWII - contemporary witness of the Port Chicago disaster; largest US mainland munitions explosion, July 17, 1944, Naval Magazine, Port Chicago, CA. As of 2018, she is the oldest National Park Ranger in the United States, born Sept. 22, 1921
  80. WWII Navy veteran; USS Colhoun (DD-801) survivor (6 April 1945, sunk by Kamikaze attack)
  81. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Raleigh
  82. WWII veteran. Honored by the President during the 2019 State of the Union Address
  83. Commnader Military Sealift Command
  84. army general chief of staff
  85. Air Force General
  86. JFK - Member of The Old Guard, serving the Kennedy family and also Honor Guard at the funeral of John F. Kennedy
  87. WWII: PTO. 1st Marines Division. Battle of Cape Gloucester , Battle of Peleliu.Wounded twice
  88. Ww2 luftwaffe ace
  89. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  90. Former general of the German Democratic Republic's army
  91. Korean War: Battle of Chosin Reservoir, US Marine Corps
  92. WWII Fighter Ace, F4F Wildcat Pilot - US Navy - 9 Kills - Navy Cross
  93. Known as 'Hitler's Favorite Test Pilot'. Hanna was a German Nazi test pilot who tested many different types of German planes throughout World War 2. She is also the author of The Sky My Kingdom
  94. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Neosho (AO-23). Born July 8, 1919.
  95. commander 18th wing
  96. WWII PTO. USS Hornet (CV-8). Doolittle Raid
  97. army general
  98. Air Force General
  99. WWII: Soviet pilot during the Second World War, flew 307 missions and was named a 'Hero of the Soviet Union' in 1943. Now age 98 and reportedly lives in Russia
  100. WWII: Arctic convoy (Murmansk) veteran, D-Day veteran (HMCS Algonquin)
  101. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Thornton
  102. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor at Schofield Barracks, 7 December 1941
  103. Centenarian - World War I Vet Born: 05/04/1901
  104. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) called 'Sexy Rexy'. Last WASP of South Dakota and as an Oglala Lakota, she is the only female Native American to serve in the WASPs
  105. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Oklahoma, Navy Seaman First Class
  106. Air Force General
  107. WWII - Iwo Jima. Corporal in the Baker Co. 2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment of the 4th Marine Division, Also Roi-Namur, Saipan, and Tinian
  108. 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
  109. Retired Navy Admiral
  110. Jim Reynolds  (2)
    Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  111. air force general
  112. WWII: Veteran (2nd Marine Division) of the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian
  113. WWII: ETO D-Day, Utah Beach, D Company, 359th Regiment (Heavy Weapons Unit), 90th Infantry Division. Also in Hill 122 (the Battle of Mont Castre and Le Plessis-Lastelle, July 3-12, 1944), and The Battle of Chamois (Falaise Pocket)
  114. C-47 pilot that dropped paratroopers near the town of St. Mere Eglise as part of the D-Day invasion of France; later also flew paratroopers into Operation Market Garden
  115. U.S. World War II D-Day veteran Tom Rice, from Coronado, California, parachutes in a tandem jump into a field in Carentan, Normandy, France, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. WWII: ETO. D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne, Eagles Nest
  116. Air Force General
  117. Saboteur from U.S.S. Barb WW II
  118. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Rigel (AR-11). Later on transport USS Kittson in the Battle of Okinawa
  119. Dave Richards  (2)
    Retired Royal millitary
  120. WWII: MTO. Anzio. Darby's Ranger
  121. Retired 4 Star General
  122. WWII: PTO. Edson's 1st Marine Raider Battalion. Tulagi, New Georgia, and Guadalcanal (Battle of Bloody Ridge, first and second Matanikau, Tasimboko Raid)
  123. British Army officer during the Troubles, before becoming General Officer Commanding in Northern Ireland
  124. Member of the Flying Tigers (AVG) WWII
  125. Tuskegee Airmen
  126. Retired General
  127. Tuskegee Airman, flew P-40 and P-47 aircraft
  128. Former Surgeon General 1977-1981
  129. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Oklahoma
  130. German ww2 pilot
  131. WWII & Korean War: Navy corpsman
  132. Son of WWI Hero Eddie Rickenbacker
  133. LCDR - US NAVY Blue Angels
  134. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the HMS Prince of Wales
  135. Lz xray 1965 namwas in johns island,sc but not now
  136. Lz xray 1965
  137. Drafted into the Army in 1943
  138. U.S. Army General (World War II, The Korean War)
  139. PFC, USA, H Co., 301st Inf., 94th Infantry Division, 3rd Army Combat Infantryman Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland & Central Germany campaigns
  140. WW2 fighter ace - 5 Kills - US Navy
  141. Sergeant U.S. Armty Silver Star Recipient
  142. Retired U.S. Navy Master Chief Boatswain's Mate - WWII and Atomic veteran, served from 1940-1966, skipper of LCU-974, participated in four nuclear weapon test operations: Castle, Wigwam, Redwing, and Hardtack I
  143. German WWII Veteran, Kriegsmarine
  144. Tunnel Rat/Vietnam War
  145. Veteran, born 1943, of the 101st Airborne, 327th Division that was called into service by President Eisenhower to protect the Little Rock Nine students integrating the high school in 1957
  146. World War One Veteran
  147. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 1st Platoon, I Company, 106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division
  148. WWII - D-Day paratrooper. 82nd Airborne, 505th PIR, General Gavin's staff. His responsibilities included determining the drop zones for the Normandy invasion. 2nd combat jump (Operation Market Garden), also in the Battle of the Bulge
  149. army general
  150. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis
  151. WWII: ETO, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. Featured in a famous Robert Capa photograph that appeared in Life magazine on May 14, 1945, taken on April 18, 1945, during fighting in Leipzig
  152. WWII: D-Day. 29th Infantry Division. Severely wounded in the Battle of St. Lo (July 1944); returned to combat in the Battle of the Bulge and was Goering's MP at the Nuremberg Trials
  153. 1973 Spingham award
  154. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Vestal (AR-4). Later served at Italy, France, the Battle of Casablanca, and also was a witness to the a-bomb tests at Bikini Atoll
  155. WWII: Marine Corps fighter pilot; Korea: napalm runs at the Chosin Reservoir; Vietnam: flying for the CIA (Air America); stunt flights for the 2001 movie 'Pearl Harbor'
  156. American soldier in one of Robert Capa's 11 D-Day invasion photos. Private First Class, Company F, 16th Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
  157. army general
  158. W.a.s.p. ww2 womens army service pilot
  159. WWII Nazi war criminal; worked as guard with an SS-trained attack dog at Ravensbruck Concentration Camp for women; deported from US to Germany in 2006; only female Nazi war criminal to be caught & deported; now living with her sister in Viersen, Germany
  160. 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
  161. WWII German Knights Cross Recipient
  162. Spanish writer and linguist. 8th Count of Casa Dávalos and Grandee of Spain. President of the 'Real Academia de Buenas Letras de Barcelona' since 1965 and one of the last surviving veterans of The Spanish Civil War. He is now 98 and lives in Spain
  163. Born 1925. WW2 Veteran. Navy Guard Veteran. Enlisted at age of 17. Was on Armed Ships And Mercant Vessels. 91st Birthday August 16, 2016
  164. Lz xray 1965 namwas in mt juliet ,tn but not now
  165. Korean War Ace (8 kills) and a long-time POW in Vietnam - AFC x2
  166. One of only three US Air Force fighter aces of the Vietnam War, and one of only five in total
  167. Navy Seal's Team dog trainer & author
  168. coast guard admiral
  169. WWII: PTO. Alpha Company, 1st battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. Solomon Islands, New Britain, Peleliu and Okinawa
  170. Lz xray 1965 nam-was in benito, tx but not now
  171. WWII: USS Bunker Hill. Survivor of the Kamikaze attack in May 1945. Also served in the Korean War
  172. WWII: PTO. USMC. Banika Island, Russell Islands, Okinawa
  173. WWII: Roi-Namur, Tinian, Saipan, Iwo Jima. 4th Marine Division
  174. WW II ace with 22 victories
  175. WWII WAVES vet, born 1921. Raised pigeons as a girl, accepted into the Navy's pigeon program. Pigeons used mainly to communicate with blimps used for scouting enemy subs and more, avoiding the possible detection of radio messages
  176. World War II ace
  177. WWII: USMC. Guam, Iwo Jima
  178. Canadian D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1923. He was in the first landing craft ashore and was the second man to hit the beach. He is now 91 and lives in Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK
  179. WWII US Fighter Ace (9 Victs.)
  180. medal of honor army vietnam
  181. Last surviving Bletchley Park codebreaker who cracked a German cipher machine in WW2. He was among four members of the Testery section tasked with breaking the German Tunny code. Also known as 'Raymond 'Jerry' Roberts'
  182. WWII veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Maryland
  183. Australian Victoria Cross (VC)recipient
  184. American ww2 B-29 Superfortress Pilot
  185. Green Beret presumed dead after his helicopter was shot down in a 1968 secret mission over Laos, has been found more than four decades later in south-central Vietnam/Can only speak Vietnamese
  186. WWII: St. Lo. One of the two French kids sitting at the top of the destroyed St. Lo watching an US patrol driving through the rubble on June 15, 1944, in a very famous war photograph
  187. WWII: St. Lo. One of the two French kids sitting at the top of the destroyed St. Lo watching an US patrol driving through the rubble on June 15, 1944, in a very famous war photograph
  188. Navy Surgeon General
  189. WWII: PTO. Battle of Saipan, Battle of Okinawa. 27th Infantry Division: Headquarters Company, 3rd Batallion, 105th Infantry Regiment:
  190. Bill Robinson  (3)
    WWII Veteran, longest serving Enlisted Man
  191. Author, Major General
  192. WWII veteran, born 1922. Pearl Harbor survivor, Schofield Barracks
  193. Ret Colpresent at lz-xay in 1965 vc slapdoawn
  194. WWII: British Arctic convoys veteran ('Murmansk Runs')
  195. WWII: Bataan Death March survivor
  196. Air Force General
  197. medal of honor army vietnam
  198. Army General
  199. Vietnam US Army Airborne Infantry Vet/deployed 1969/Bronze Star for valor, Combat Infantry Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Sharpshooter Medal with auto rifle & rifle bars, Marksman Medal with machine gun bar & Parachutist's Badge
  200. British WW2 veteran who was captured at the Fall of Singapore, he was sentenced to 15 years at Sakai Prison in Osaka and faced the the firing squad, only to be saved at the last second. Born: 1916. Recently turned 100. Lives in Canada
  201. Fighter ace world war 2 and korea
  202. Received Medal of Honor 3/18/2014 for his actions in the Vietnam war
  203. WW2 Flying Ace & Flying Tigers Pilot
  204. WW2 Veteran-Anti Tank Gunner 27th Infantry Division On Saipan
  205. WW2 Veteran-4th Marine Reconnaissance Company
  206. Wireless operator in the WRNS who intercepted enemy signals
  207. Pearl Harbor survivor - Section Base, Bishop's Point
  208. 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
  209. C.G. 82nd Airborne Division
  210. Félix Ismael Rodríguez Mendigutia b.5/31/1941 former CIA officer known for involvement in Bay of Pigs Invasion, in interrogation & execution of Marxist guerilla Che Guevara & his ties to George H. W. Bush during Iran-Contra affair
  211. medal of honor army korean war
  212. Navy Admiral
  213. WWII: Bataan Death March survivor. 515th Coast Artillery (Anti-aircraft) Medical Detachment
  214. Polish seargeant world war II
  215. Is an Irish clergyman known both for his work as an army chaplain and as a rugby union player, played for London-Irish
  216. WWII Stuka Ace/Roell is credited with 83 victories during the war and is a German Knights Cross Recipient
  217. 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
  218. USN Admiral
  219. Rosie the Riveter during WW2
  220. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Hickam Field
  221. Lieutenant, USAAF, 15th AF B-24 Pilot, Ploesti Oil Fields Raid Veteran
  222. USS Pueblo survivor, Korean War POW
  223. army general
  224. Retired General
  225. WWII: Marine Corps, POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8?23 December 1941
  226. Military
  227. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  228. Paul Rogers  (2)
    WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company ('Band of Brothers')
  229. The oldest surviving member of the original Tuskegee Airmen who became legendary for their service in World War II. He was born in 1915
  230. WWII: D-Day, Juno Beach. Royal Engineers, British 21st Army group. Landed in support of the 3rd Canadian Army Div where he would spend over a month under almost constant artillery/machine gun fire, helping bring ashore vital supplies
  231. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Ford Island, Rogo claims he waved at one of the pilots, who waved back. Unbeknownst to him, this pilot was Japanese
  232. German WWII Veteran, Wehrmacht
  233. Soviet Nurse, Word War II, WWII, Stalingrad
  234. air force general
  235. WWII Veteran Floyd Rolf enlisted in the Army Air Corps in December of 1942. He initially trained to fly P-38s but ultimately flew C-47 troop carriers. Before he left for Europe in October of 1944, Rolf proposed to Peg, his high- school sweetheart. Th
  236. WWII: Veteran of the Battles of Makin Island (1943), Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa. 165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Division
  237. Lz xray 1965 namwas in columbus ga but not now
  238. WWII vet, born 1913. Served in the Philippines and Australia. In his life, saw Lou Gehrig's farewell speech, and met Martin Luther King Jr and Mother Teresa. At 24, drove himself to see a famous airship land, and ended up witnessing the Hindenburg explode
  239. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Dobbin
  240. Bataan Death March survivor. A Battery 200th Coast Artillery (Anti-aircraft
  241. Medal of Honor Recipient for action in the GWOT in Afghanistan and author of Red Platoon
  242. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor; chief turret officer USS Oklahoma, calling the crew the General Quarters rather unceremoniously with the words 'All hands, man your battle stations! This is no shit, Goddamn it! Jap planes are bombing us!'
  243. USN Admiral
  244. A Rosie the Riveter during WW2. She worked at a bomber plant in Kansas City, Mo
  245. Norwegian Army officer and broadcaster. He is known for his resistance work during World War II and his post-war war information work. He is also the last veteran of the legendary WW2 'Heroes of the Telemark' raid. He is now 96
  246. Black WWII Driver for Red Ball Express. Lives in Maple Heights
  247. CM Sgt. Ronald Roos 'Air Force Honor Guard/ Death Watch/'I was there when the presidents body was taken off Air Force one, I saw Mrs. Kennedy, still in the blood stained dress, standing in the doorway,' Roos said
  248. American politician (1882-1945). 32nd US President, 1933-45, NYS Governor, 1929-32 Asst Secretary of the Navy, 1913-20
  249. 26th US President, statesman, writer, explorer, 1858-1919
  250. newest DDG
  251. WWII: D-Day; in the third wave at Utah Beach with the first elements of the 90th ID
  252. USS Pueblo
  253. 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)
  254. WWII Flying Tiger Pilot 'Joe' Author Flying Tigers Joe Adventure Story Cookbook/(Pilot) (CNAC 1942 - 1945) (Captain - March 1943) (Hump Flights - ???)
  255. Canadian WWII-Fighter Ace
  256. Explorer/Byrd: geographic, air reconnaissance and photogrammetric officer to Admiral Byrd on two antarctic expeditions and served as Byrd's scientific advisor
  257. Former United States Army officer and a Vietnam War veteran. For his actions during the war, Rose is scheduled to be presented the Medal of Honor on 23 October 2017 by United States President Donald Trump
  258. British Army General during the Falklands Conflict and the Yugoslav Wars; also known as General Sir Hugh 'Michael' Rose
  259. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. Born in 1920, he claimed three victories during the Battle of Britain and flew three or four sorties each day. He is now 96 and lives in the UK
  260. Rick Rose  (2)
    CAPT - USMC, US NAVY Blue Angels C-130 'Fat Albert' Pilot
  261. 10th Juror on Jack Ruby Trial to the JFK Assassination/WW2 fighter pilot
  262. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pennsylvania
  263. Fighter ace
  264. 1950s Army Veteran and gay husband of Hubert Spires. He helped fight for a honorable discharge for Spires and they succeeded in 2017 when Spires got a honorable discharge from the US Military after over 60 years
  265. WWII: Veteran of the Battle of Remagen, March 1945. 9th Armored Division, Purple Heart
  266. Battle of Bataan
  267. American fighter pilot (Ret.)/As captain in the US Air Force, flew 30 missions in an F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Persian Gulf War. His book about his experiences in the war, titled Vipers in the Storm: Diary of a Gulf War Fighter Pilot
  268. 1896-1973 U.S. lawyer, judge, Democratic political figure, and presidential speechwriter/Was FDR Special Counsel upon FDR's death Truman asked him to stay on, initially through V-E Day, then through V-J Day, and finally into 1946
  269. Commander Of 350th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group In The WWII. Prosecutor In The Nuremberg Trial After The WWII.
  270. WWII - D-Day, 2nd Battalion, The Glostershire Regiment. Frank's regiment was tasked to take the French town of Bayeux, 12 miles from Gold Beach, and fought in the Battle of Tilly-sur-Seulles, where some of the toughest combat took place
  271. Officer of the United States Navy who received the first Medal of Honor of World War II. This award was made for his actions during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941
  272. WWII: PTO. Tech. Sergeant with Unit Co. A. 182nd Infantry
  273. WW2 fighter pilot ace 7 victories 82/48 PS 78/14PG 14FG - USAAF
  274. Retired General
  275. Australian World War 1 Veteran Born' 03/11/1899 One of 6 remaining World War 1 Veterans - Deceased 2009
  276. WWII: Highly decorated officer of the United States Marine Corps with the rank of Brigadier General. He is most noted for his service with the 1st Marine Division during the Battle of Okinawa. He placed the American flag at Mt. Shuri
  277. Tuskegee Airmen/332nd FG/302nd FS
  278. Medal of Honor recipient: World War II
  279. 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
  280. medal of honor army korean war
  281. Was one of the last surviving French marine commandos who stormed ashore on Sword Beach, Normandy, on D-Day to initiate the liberation of their homeland
  282. Ww2 fighter ace -navy hellcat
  283. 'Flying Tigers & WWII Ace (6.25 kills)'
  284. German WWII Veteran, Wehrmacht
  285. 29th Navy Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)
  286. WWII: Fighter Ace, 5 victories
  287. navy admiral
  288. (No Kum-Sok) Sept 1953 2 months after Korean War ended with an armistice, a 21-year-old North Korean fighter pilot defected to a South Korean airfield with a state-of-the-art Russian fighter plane
  289. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the massive Kamikaze attack on the USS Lindey on April 12, 1945, in the Battle of Okinawa. The Lindsey was severely damaged by two kamikaze planes that crashed into her killing 57 sailors and wounding another 57
  290. 'Easy Company' 'Member of a Band of Brothers'
  291. WW2 WASP/Airfield Assignments; Love Field & Selman Army Air Field
  292. army general
  293. WWII: USS Yorktown. Navy Photographer who photographed the Battle of Midway
  294. WWII WAVES veteran, born 1915. She worked coding and decoding ship movements while based in San Francisco. Later used the GI Bill to get an education and become a teacher
  295. Vietnam 1965 flew into Landing Zone X-Ray Ia Drang Valley on supply helicopter/Was supply officer for 1st Battalion 7th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division Airmobile during 1st full-scale battle between American & North Vietnamese troops
  296. Ww2 veteran on the USS Alabama
  297. British Army officer who earned the Military Cross and the Croix de Guerre for organising guerrilla resistance in France and Burma; full name is Richard Arthur Rubinstein
  298. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Schofield Barracks. During the attack, Rubien helped burn classified documents, then picked up a gun and ammo and began shooting. Later served at Saipan, Guam, and the Marshall Islands
  299. WWII: ETO. 743rd Bomb Squadron, 455th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force. 28 missions
  300. Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient
  301. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of USS Helena (CL-50) in the Battle of Kula Gulf, July 1943. Also Night Battle of Guadalcanal Nov. 1942 and the Battle of Cape Esperance (Oct. 1942) where he saw the USS Juneau (Sullivan brothers) sink
  302. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  303. Female WWII veteran, snuck away from home to join the WAACs in 1942, becoming a WAC in 1943. Ran a night flight simulator for pilot training. Later in life had a nursing career
  304. P-47 Thunderbolt Ace of WWII, F-86 Sabre Ace of WWII, 10.5 victory Ace with 406th FG
  305. JFK - placed the Green Beret on President Kennedy?s grave on November 25, 1963.
  306. medal of honor army ww11
  307. WW 2 Luftwaffe Fighter Ace and Me262 Pilot 222 victories
  308. Spanish Civil War survivor (Born: 1929) is one of the last living survivors of the Italian air raid over Granollers on May 31, 1938. She is now 87
  309. German nurse (Born: 1929) who was stationed at Hitler's bunker during the final days of WW2. She was 15 at the time and met Joseph Goebbels and his family on the day Hitler committed suicide. She is now 88 and lives in Germany
  310. WWII Veteran, D-Day Invasion, D-Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion
  311. US Army Brig. Gen. (1869-1932). Spanish American War, WWI ordnance official/ammo expert
  312. Highly decorated Major in the Wehrmacht during WW2. Also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  313. Medal of Honor, US Army, World War II
  314. WWII veteran and one of the first 13 female nurses of Puerto Rico's Women's Army Corps
  315. Flying Tigers-armorer
  316. WWII: Germany, Luftwaffe. Night fighter radio operator, Knights Cross
  317. WWII: U.S. Army Sergeant Technician, 7th Division, 17th Infantry. Attu, Marshall Islands, Okinawa
  318. WWII: Merchant Marine 1941-1945
  319. WWII: PTO. Motor machinist mate second class aboard U.S.S. L.S.M 485
  320. Allan Russell  (2)
    Last surviving member of Z Special Unit
  321. WWII: Navy fighter carrier pilot, flying in combat during World War II and the Korean War; including dive-bomber support for the First Marine Division during the battle of Guadalcanal, flying off the USS Saratoga
  322. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Vestal
  323. David Russell  (5)
    Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Oklahoma, born 1920
  324. Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941; butcher stationed at the Army Air Corps' Wheeler Field
  325. Fighter ace
  326. Jack Russell  (3)
    Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo; became a psychologist in Whittier, CA
  327. navy admiral hero
  328. WWII: D-Day. Was in the Aviation Unit (Kingfisher reconnaissance plane) of the USS Arkansas. Also at Iwo Jima, A-bomb
  329. Steve Russell  (2)
    Oklahoma politician, retired Army LCOL who led the unit that captured Saddam Hussein
  330. Marine Guard of Honor, JFK funeral/ enlisted in 1960 Two years after enlisting, they found themselves on separate boats off coast of Cuba, part of a flotilla that was prepared to invade the island if Cuban missile crisis came to a head
  331. Tuskegee Airmen 99th Pursuit Squadron
  332. WWII: D-Day, landing near Ste. Marie Eglise, captured on D-Day; POW at Stalag 4B near the Czech border. Earlier combat jump in Operation Husky (Sicily, July 1943) and combat in Salerno, Italy. 505th PIR, HQ Company, 82nd Airborne Division
  333. Decorated Australian Military - Now deceased
  334. Italian flying ace of WWII
  335. 101st airborne division, ww2
  336. Author and WW2 veteran
  337. navy admiral educator
  338. 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
  339. Thomas Ryan  (3)
    WWII: PTO. Survivor of the massive Kamikaze attack on the USS Lindey on April 12, 1945, in the Battle of Okinawa
  340. navy admiral
  341. Retired General Born Dec 10,1928
  342. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Tern (AM-31)
  343. Fighter ace
  344. World War 1 Veteran (Finland) Born: 05/21/1905