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  1. American astronomer and Proffesor of astrophysical and planetary sciences. He is best known for discovering Saturn's elusive F ring
  2. WWII: Marines (E-2-6, 2nd MarDiv), Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pennsylvania; later in the battles of Guadalcanal and Tarawa and Bariki (last part of Battle of Tarawa)
  3. American Lawyer and New York State politician. He was Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals from 1985 to 1992, when he was forced to resign following a scandal.
  4. Senior commander in Royal Australian Air Force. Wackett introduced parachutes to the Australian Air Force and made the country?s first free fall parachute descent from a military aircraft in Australia on May 27, 1926
  5. WW2 Veteran:442nd Regimental Combat Team,'E' Company
  6. Longest Living Buffalo Soldier. Born: 1908
  7. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran (HMS Devonshire)
  8. Actor/River Biologist/Extreme Fisherman - River Monsters
  9. United States Air Aces
  10. (November 1, 1955-August 31, 1991), pilot of 'Boston', involved in the U.S. Army's first round-the-world flight
  11. 103 Walmart worker & meet Sam Walton, Served in the Air Force during World War II serving in India and China/Flew the Hump, Himalaias/After landing a job with Walmart back in 1983, he still works five day a week at a the location in his hometown
  12. History's Tallest Man
  13. Former Dallas Policeman and Texas Ranger, drove the Congressional Car with James Wright in the JFK Dallas motorcade
  14. Dallas attorney in 1963, Waggoner saw the President's motorcade on Main Street. In March 1964, as the guest of an assistant district attorney, he observed closing arguments in the Ruby trial
  15. Centenarian (1899-2007), one of the last US WWI veterans, and the last living US Marine of WWI
  16. George Wagner  (2)
    WWII: Dunkirk/D-Day. British Royal Engineers soldier, who, during the Dunkirk evacuation, helped to construct a pier made of abandoned lorries on the beach at La Panne. On June 6, 1944, he returned to France, landing at Sword Beach
  17. Honor Guard For Ex Presidents\Lives in Miami Fla
  18. army general
  19. World Champion female stunt pilot
  20. Norwegian physicist and tv host--contestant on norways dancing with the stars 2020
  21. Congressional Medal of Honor, US Navy, WWII
  22. Quest for Antonia winner
  23. 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
  24. Flight astronaut, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  25. Australia's most decorated WW2 War hero. Code name: The White Mouse. Born: 08/12/1912
  26. Inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie, which she invented in 1930
  27. air force general
  28. Overcame massive claustrophobia/ fear of heights to become a fighter pilot. Flew missions in Iraq, SE Asia, & Kosovo during Operation Allied Force. Awarded numerous prestigious medals. Author and professional speaker
  29. Burke Waldron began his military service in July 1943 in Pearl Harbor and was part of both the Makin Island and Saipan invasions
  30. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  31. 1983 Nobel Peace Prize; Former President of Poland 1990-1995
  32. Astronaut
  33. 2016 Socialist Party USA nominee for Vice President, 2020 Green Party nominee for Vice President
  34. Miss America 1947
  35. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) #3
  36. Dallas Police Officer in 1963 , helped to arrest Oswald at the theatre
  37. astronaut
  38. British George Cross recipient
  39. astronaut
  40. Edwin Walker  (3)
    11/10/1909-10/31/1993 US Army officer fought in WW2 & Korean. Known for ultra-conservative political views & criticized by Ike for promoting a personal political stand while in uniform/Lee Harvey Oswald attempted to kill him 4/10/1963
  41. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  42. 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
  43. George Walker  (3)
    One of Ken Kesey's Merry Pranksters, who's escapades were chronicled in Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test
  44. Is a Canadian astronomer and professor emeritus at the University of British Columbia. He was a member of the first group to report on the detection of extrasolar planets, and pioneered some of the techniques for extrasolar planetary searches
  45. 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
  46. Jim Walker  (2)
    JFK/Photographed Kennedy motorcade and /was at Dealey Plaza in Dallas that fateful November day in 1963, when Lee Harvey Oswald shot President John F. Kennedy. longtime director and actor with the CRIGHTON PLAYERS
  47. nobel chem. laureate 1997
  48. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach (Ranger); wounded in Carentan
  49. british army comm.-in-chief
  50. Oldest WWII veteran. Born 2/5/1909. Served in the Women's Voluntary Service. Lives in Kingwood, Oxfordshire, England
  51. Roboticists Rich Walker of Shadow Robot Co. in England led the assembly of the bionic man from prosthetic body parts and artificial organs donated by laboratories around the world/First Fully Bionic Man Walks, Talks and Breathes
  52. Cardiologist
  53. Retired United States Army four star general who served as Commander, Allied Land Forces South East Europe (COMLANDSOUTHEAST) from 1977 to 1978
  54. Astronaut
  55. Saboteur from U.S.S. Barb WW II
  56. One of the last surviving witnesses of Germany's Zeppelin raids in the UK, from 1914-1918. She is now 101 and lives in a care home near the town of Darlaston in the West Midlands of England
  57. army general
  58. Royal millitary
  59. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire/Has fear of some tents even today, and serious claustrophobia
  60. WWII - Paratrooper of Fox Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne (Screamin' Eagles). Combat jumps at D-Day and Market Garden. Was in the Battle of the Bulge, helped capture Hitler's Eagle's Nest
  61. Journalist, photographer, historian and author
  62. Georgia centenarian, born 1911. Born in Oklahoma and a Dust Bowl survivor. Believed to be the US' oldest living Eagle Scout. Army Captain in WWII, commanded 4416th Quartermaster Europe and on their way to the Pacific when the war ended
  63. WWII - 82nd Airborne, 507th PIR. Combat jump into Normandy(D-Day), fought for 21 days, then captured, escaped near Paris, joined the French Resistance, captured again until the end of the war (Stalag 12A and at a camp near Leipzig)
  64. (born 1 September 1918) is a British educationalist who founded the first all-age Montessori school in GB and the Gatehouse Learning Centre. Benemerenti Medal, conferred by Pope John Paul II. Member of the Order of the British Empire
  65. Lz xray & lz albany 1965 nam 2/7th cav
  66. American historian and author, as well as the Inspector General of the Central Intelligence Agency
  67. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor; Chief Petty Officer USS Whitney (AD-4)
  68. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor December 7, 1941, USS Pennsylvania; was with 'Communication Force'. Was in 6 Pacific landings including Iwo Jima
  69. Creator of 'Little Nellie' Autogyro
  70. Historian, Author (Route 66: the Mother Road, Pretty Boy: the Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd), Pulitzer Prize Nominee, voice of 'Sherrif' in Cars
  71. Full name is George Peter Walls, Lieutenant General who served as the Commander of the Military of Rhodesia, and later Zimbabwe, is living in exile in Eastern Cape, South Africa
  72. 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
  73. Former Chief Concorde Pilot with British Airways
  74. First Responder 9/11 Terrorist Attack September 11, 2001
  75. American oceanographer, explorer and marine policy specialist
  76. Joe Walsh  (5)
    WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. A 3rd Defense Battalion Marine, Walsh manned anti-aircraft guns during the attack. Later served on Johnston Atoll
  77. WWII American Fighter Pilot Ace
  78. United States Air Aces
  79. WWII: 2nd Ranger Bn, D-Day, Pointe du Hoc
  80. Irish airline CEO, CEO of the International Airlines Group and British Airways, formerly CEO of Aer Lingus
  81. Former Payload Specialist Astronaut
  82. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. Lives in the UK or New Zealand
  83. air force general
  84. Dallas Sherriff - witness to the JFK assassination
  85. Veteran, WWII Korea and Vietnam, 31 years of active duty
  86. British U-Boat hunter of the costal command in WW2
  87. WW2 Pilot, born 11 February 1919) is a United States Army World War II veteran and a centenarian
  88. Astronaut
  89. Only living individual present when John Dillinger's gang visited/overtook the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin, April 19-21, 1934. Was not present during police raid on April 22, 1934
  90. Pearl Harbor Survivor, USS Pennsylvania. born 1918
  91. WWII - Fighter Ace, 6 victories (and 12 probables); flew the P-38 and P-47. Wingman to America's highest-scoring air ace Richard Bong
  92. astronaut
  93. Former Vaudeville dancer in the Whirl of Splendor act, 1925-30. Born 1905. Shared the bill with Milton Berle, Edgar Bergen, others. Witness to a 1919 lynch mob in Omaha
  94. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS Curtiss (AV-4)
  95. Veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Participated in the five European Campaigns of WW II, including Normandy, the Hurtgen Forest and the Battle of the Bulge. Memoir 'Country Boy Gone Soldiering' was published in 1999
  96. Reality TV Judge: The People's Court, Judge Wapner's Animal Court
  97. President of Nauru
  98. Original Organizer from Occupation of Alcatraz
  99. Frank Ward  (2)
    One of the last living ground crewmen part of the Hindenburg disaster. Then a 17 year old there to grab the lines to pull the ship to earth
  100. WWII: Served aboard the USS San Francisco from Pearl Harbor until 'The 3rd Battle of Savo Island' off Guadalcanal in 1942. During the encounter he was seriously wounded
  101. Usmc sniper vietnam - confimed killed 63author DEAR MOM- A SNIPERS WAR
  102. One of the Edmund Hillary group, 1953 Mt. Everest feat
  103. Peter Ward  (3)
    WWII: British Arctic Convoy and D-Day veteran
  104. Iran Hostage Crisis/Communications officer CIA
  105. WWII: B-17 ground crewman in the 100th Bomb Group ('The Bloody Hundredth')
  106. Justice of the Peace who tried to stop the removal of President Kennedy's body from Dallas
  107. WWII submarine Skipper and Admiral last known to be living in FL
  108. First woman to become a pilot with a major Australian airline
  109. WWII, Pearl Harbor Survivor
  110. Downed by enemy fire on mission, badly injured endured 3 week's hell In hellish Vietnam Jungles. When his captain revealed his membership in the Ku Klux Klan, their situation that took a roll putting him on the road to becoming a general
  111. Is a centenarian and also an internet celebrity
  112. French survivor of Auschwitz and heroine of the French Resistance. She moved to Manchester, England
  113. Special Agent in charge, Norfolk Field Office, NCIS
  114. San Francisco-based architect
  115. Donut Dolly Vietnam War/Lai Khe - First Infantry Division - July 1969-October 1969. An Khe - Fourth Infantry Division - October 1969-January 1970, Program Director. Da Nang - Third Marine Division/24th Corps - January 1970-August 1970, Unit Director
  116. Explorer - longest raft voyage in history
  117. WWII veteran, born 1924, one of the last few living vets to have served as an Assistant Chaplain in the war
  118. Retired General
  119. Dallas firefighter in 1963, Warnock was sent to the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository immediately after the assassination. His memories of the sniper's perch differ from those of police investigators
  120. WWII: Canadian air force pilot who participated as a pilot in the Dieppe Raid
  121. US Supreme Court Chief Justice (1953-1969), and previously the 30th Governor of California. Led the Brown v. Board of Education decision, and headed the Warren Commission investigation of the Kennedy assassination
  122. James Warren  (2)
    Tuskegee Airmen ww2
  123. 2005 Nobel Prize in Medicine
  124. WWII: Served on the USS. Enterprise CV-6 (a.k.a. 'The Big E' and 'The Galloping Ghost') from 1942 to 1945
  125. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941; USS MacDonough (DD-351). Well-known Southern Utah public figure nicknamed 'The Flag Man'
  126. 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
  127. Israeli-American Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Michael Levitt and Martin Karplus for 'the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems'
  128. WWII. Worked at Bletchley Park as a code breaker of the enigma
  129. The world's first cyborg
  130. Navy Seal with Seal Team Six, Silver Star (Somalia), author, chiropractor
  131. Photographer/Explorer
  132. WWII: He saw action in the South Pacific from 1942-46, piloting massive PBY and PBM seaplanes, hunting submarines, rescuing sailors and downed airmen, almost losing his own life in a kamikaze attack. Later Assistant Secretary of Commerce
  133. Buffalo Soldier, one of a few still alive
  134. McDonald's worker arrested for adding phlegm to sweet tea
  135. Tuskegee Airman
  136. air force general
  137. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Was stationed with the 98th Coast Artillery at Schofield Barracks, but had traveled to the Navy yard that morning, where he witnessed the attack
  138. American geologist and Professor of Geology and Geophysics at the California Institute of Technology. He is known for his work in the fields of cosmochemistry, meteoritics and astrophysics
  139. WWII: Pearl Harbor suvivor, US Navy Pearl Harbor firefighting group
  140. Five-time Emmy winning cinematographer and underwater film producer who was the world's first cameraman to film the Great White shark
  141. Hilary Swank played her in the movie 'Conviction'. She went to and graduated from law school to prove that her brother Kenny was innocent of murder
  142. JFK - After his famous visit to Berlin, JFK stopped in the UK for less than a day to meet with British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan at his country estate; Waters took his chance and made a few very rare photographs of Kennedy driving by
  143. Went to jail for murder but was proven innocent by DNA; Movie conviction is based on his story
  144. Actor: Law & Order, The Killing Fields, Heaven's Gate, Capricorn One, The Great Gatsby, Lincoln, Crimes & Misdemeanors, Interiors, Serial Mom, I'll Fly Away, Nixon, Shadow Conspiracy, The Newsroom, Grace and Frankie
  145. James Watkins  (2)
    WW2 Flying Ace USAAF 49th FG - 12 Kills - DSC
  146. NASA Astronaut
  147. war hero, Victoria Cross receiver; later became a High Court judge and was knighted in 1971
  148. Canadian World War 2 Veteran (Canadian Forces 1929-1953. Born: 07/13/1912
  149. One of the last survivors of the SS Morro Castle disaster that took place in 1934 when the ship caught fire and burned, killing 137 passengers and crew members. He is now 97 and lives with his wife Jeanne in U.S.A, maybe Wrentham, Massachusetts
  150. Convicted Killer, Member Of Manson Family
  151. English supercentenarian and the third oldest person in the United Kingdom. Born in 1900
  152. Flight aviator
  153. Member of the Tuskegee Airmen
  154. Jack Watson  (2)
    Radio Dispatcher for Dallas County Sheriff's Dept. on Nov. 22. Following the assassination he relayed info. from the Dallas Police Dept. and co-ordinated movement of the Deputy Sheriffs
  155. nobel prize 1962
  156. 17 year old sailed solo aroung the world
  157. WWII - British sailor on HMS Vindex; several trips to Murmansk, Russia, during the Arctic Convoys of WWII; occupation duty in Hiroshima starting only weeks after the a-bomb
  158. Civil rights leader
  159. Paul Watson  (2)
    One of the founders of Green Peace, Captain of the Sea Shepard on tv reality show 'Whale Wars', animal activist for whales, seals, turtles, etc
  160. 'Tuskegee Airmen' 'The Fighting 99th Squadron' the original Tuskegee group!
  161. United States Marine Corps private who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Iwo Jima during World War II. He single-handedly killed 90 enemy soldiers, thus enabling his plat
  162. The only african american pilot to fly the SR-71 Blackbird
  163. Spanish Civil War Veteran, International Brigade, Lives in London. Born: 1913
  164. astronaut
  165. Author and American abortion rights activist who was the first African American and the youngest president ever elected of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the first woman since Margaret Sanger to hold the position
  166. WW2 fighter ace - VF-18 - 10 Kills - Navy Cross
  167. Heather Watts  (2)
    One of the last survivors from the sinking of SS Athenia. The SS Athenia was the first British ship to be sunk by Nazi Germany in World War II. She is now 77 and lives in Nova Scotia, Canada
  168. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Tangier
  169. WWII: Lancaster bomber pilot of the 101 (Special Duties) Squadron at Ludford Magna in Lincolnshire, served from November 1943 incl. the Battle of Berlin, Munich and survived the disastrous Nuremberg raid on 30th March 1944 when 97 aircraft were lost
  170. WWII: Marine Corps veteran of the Battle of Tarawa
  171. Creator Of Redwood National Park. Born: 09/17/1906
  172. Anthony Wayne  (2)
    Member of the famed U.S. Antarctic Service Expedition, often referred to as Rear Admiral Richard Byrd's third Antarctic Expedition. He is now 98 and lives in Niskayuna, Schenectady County, New York, USA. Born: 1915
  173. White House Secretary during the Kennedy Administation. Known as Fiddle
  174. WWII: Air Force pilot; flew the 101st Airborne on D-Day
  175. Tuskegee Airmen
  176. Pearl Harbor Survivor 'Was on weekend pass & headed to Scholfield Barracks where he was stationed with the 289th Regiment when the attacks started'
  177. Historian/Photographer/Author/'Time Was in Mineral Wells A Crazy Story but true...'
  178. Bill Weaver  (2)
    SR-71 test pilot; survived catastrophic breakup of SR-71 at 78,000 ft at Mach 3.18
  179. Interviewer, at age 11 was the youngest person to interview a sitting American President (Barack Obama)
  180. Project scientist on the New Horizon mission to the dwarf planet Pluto
  181. Ruby Ridge, Idaho standoff against Federal Agents
  182. WWII. PTO. Served on the submarine USS Skipjack, SS-184 (famous for the 'Battle for Toilet Paper')
  183. Blue Angels, U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron
  184. Betty Webb  (2)
    WW2/From Wythall Worcestershire, member of Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS). Worked on German police messages in Mansion @ Bletchley Park. Messages revealed beginning of the Holocaust with the massacres of 1,000s of Jews on eastern front
  185. Optometrist from British Columbia believes heâ-?s invented the holy grail of corrective lenses: A device that lets you see â-?three times better than 20/20 visionâ-Ł without wearing any contacts or glasses at all â-' for an entire
  186. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Most ended up returning to the US; a maximum of 7 are still alive
  187. John Webb  (3)
    D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1924. He is now 90 and lives in London, UK. He was with the 5th Battalion the Royal Berkshire Regiment
  188. US Air Force brigadier general. Photographed with Obama in White House Situation Room during raid on bin Laden's compound
  189. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Oklahoma, born 1918
  190. astronaut
  191. Robert Weber  (2)
    WW2 Veteran-Combat Infantryman 54th Armored Infantry Battalion Of The 10th Armored Division
  192. WWII: Marine Corps fighter pilot in the South Pacific
  193. Defeo serial killer attorney
  194. 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
  195. WWII Naval Pilot (Born 1915). Pearl Harbor survivor, stationed at Kaneohe Bay Air Station. Witness to MOH John Finn's actions. Later served across the Pacific for the remainder of the war
  196. Jean Webster  (2)
    The fifth oldest person in England and the oldest born in Northern Ireland (Born: 1906) Her father worked as a riveter on the Titanic. She also survived the 1918 flu pandemic. She recently celebrated her 111th birthday. Lives in Northern Island
  197. Spacecraft operations manager for the spacecraft cassini that studied the planet saturn
  198. cononer kennedy assassination expert
  199. Lawyer Roe V. Wade
  200. United States Army commander who served in Asia during World War II from October 1943 to the end of the war. Previously, he helped plan the Normandy Invasion
  201. Egyptologist- TMP
  202. Former Mobster and member of Whitey Bulger's Winter Hill Gang of Boston. Author - Brutal, Where's Whitey, Hunted Down
  203. Founding member of the German counter-terrorist force GSG 9
  204. WWII: PTO. Served aboard the USS South Dakota (BB-57). Luzon, Leyte, Philippines in general, Formosa, Okinawa
  205. 'Dr. Wernher Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member'
  206. NASA Flight director
  207. Mountain climber, first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest
  208. Has worked on the Hubble telescope
  209. nobel physics laureate 1979
  210. One of the famous 'Chicago 7' war protesters, 1968
  211. Actress: charm school instructor in 'A League of Their Own'
  212. WWII: PTO. Served in the United States Army in the South Pacific during World War II from November 29, 1944 to October 25, 1946
  213. WWII: Marine Corps flamethrower 'Flaming Joe' in the Battle of Iwo Jima, fought there for all 36 days of the battle. 5th Marine Division, 28th Marines, 3rd Battalion Headquarters Demolition Platoon. Flagraiser Ira Hayes was his friend
  214. Dane Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; staff member of The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, known unofficially as the Warren Commission
  215. army general
  216. Experimental Test Pilot, Lockheed
  217. American supercentenarian (Born: 1909) She is also one of the last survivors of the 'Great Flood of 1913'. Lives in Fortville, Indiana, USA
  218. Judge who presided over the Menendez Brothers murder trial and the trial of the police officers accused of beating Rodney King
  219. army general
  220. navy admiral
  221. WWII: PTO. 228th Signal Operations Company. Philippines 1940, POW
  222. Holocaust Survivor/Said her mother, three younger siblings, and older brother were all murdered soon after in the gas chambers/Testified in War Crimes trial against 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' Oskar Groening
  223. American physicist. In 2017, Weiss was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, along with Kip Thorne and Barry Barish, 'for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves'
  224. Israeli political scientist and politician; 1992-1996 speaker of the Knesset; 2001-2003 Israeli ambassador in Poland
  225. Daughter of Otto Skorzeny, famed nazi commando
  226. Was at Terezin Concentration Camp when she was a child. Survivor of the Holocaust
  227. Current director of the Genoscope and one of the pioneers of the sequencing and analysis of the genomes
  228. Navy's Blue Angels Pilot
  229. astronaut
  230. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the massive Kamikaze attack on the USS Lindey on April 12, 1945, in the Battle of Okinawa
  231. German ww2 pilot
  232. Bob Welch  (3)
    Reporter/cameraman WBAP-TV/Covered attempted shooting Gen. Edwin Walker. November 22, at Love Field, Trade Mart & Parkland, captured only sound recording of announcement of President Kennedy's death. In 1964, he covered the Jack Ruby trial
  233. Bob Welch  (4)
    Last known survivor (Born: 1929) of the 15-strong gang who took part in The Great Train Robbery on August 8 1963, one of the biggest crimes of the 20th century. He is now 87 and lives in the UK
  234. Fighter ace world war 2- 5 kills flew the p-38
  235. Pearl Harbor survivor, served on the USS Maryland. Helped to drill through the hull of the next-door capsized USS Oklahoma to save men on board
  236. Retired General And Former U.S. Air Force Chief
  237. WW II Pilot 6 victories born 1923
  238. businesswoman/physician
  239. WWII - survived the Battle of Kohima, 1944
  240. Physiologist
  241. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  242. WWII Veteran Merchant Marine
  243. Fighter ace world war 2 vmf-323 death rattlers- 5 kills
  244. Pioneering aviatrix, journalist (1908-2002). Co-founder of 'Ninety-Nines' women's group with A. Earhardt, worked with Wiley Post, first female parachutist from a damaged plane, White House reporter (1963-77), 1 of 3 women reporters on Nixon's China trip
  245. WWII Marine vet at Iwo Jima (1922-2016). Led the platoon attack on Mt. Suribachi that planted the first flag on the summit. His platoon became one of the most decorated in US history
  246. JFK - Secret Service for Caroline & John Kennedy Jr
  247. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. Born in 1922, he was the youngest Spitfire pilot
  248. Flight attendant aboard US Airways flight 1549 that landed in the Hudson River
  249. Air Force Chief of Staff (2012-Present)
  250. WWII - Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. USS Arizona survivor
  251. WWII Battle of the Bulge veteran, Nuremberg Trials guard for Field Marshal Hermann Goering
  252. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-6 victories, US Navy, VF-16
  253. 'Pad Leader'/'Fuhrer of the Pad' Mercury & Gemini Space Flights & Apollo Missions 1967-1975
  254. Former Navy SEAL, wrote novel, Men In Green Faces.
  255. U.S.S. Arizona survivor (Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941)
  256. WWII: USS Helena
  257. WWII: Merchant seaman in the 'Murmansk runs' of World War II
  258. JFK: He was a member of the 4-H Club that President John F. Kennedy met at the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. 7 March 1961
  259. Known in WWII as the One man army or the Ghost of Bataan
  260. His life was the basis for the 2018 film White Boy Rick
  261. Founder, 'Democracy 21.' US watchdog group
  262. Fighter Ace - Korean War - USAF - 5 Kills
  263. Titanic survivor
  264. medal of honor army korean war
  265. Mathematician known for mathematical modelling shape of Earth, & work on development of satellite geodesy models that incorporated into the Global Positioning System (GPS) inducted into the US Air Force HOF in 2018
  266. James West  (3)
  267. Inductee for National Inventors Hall of Fame
  268. Jason West  (2)
    Former Green Party mayor of New Paltz, NY
  269. American writer, comedian and activist. Author of the essay collection Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman & a contributing opinion writer for The NYT. Was an executive producer/writer for the show, Shrill, the Hulu adaptation of her memoir
  270. A 99-year-old war heroine who worked on the top secret preparations for the D-Day landings, has followed in Captain Tom's footsteps by walking 100 laps of her Dedham garden
  271. WWII Pilot Ace- Flew the P-38 & P-40--[14 victories]- DSC
  272. Rick West  (2)
    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) 12
  273. Serial Killer - Convicted of 10 Murders with her Husband Fred West, there house became a thing of legend known as 'The House of Horrors' There backyard help the corpses of several girls they had killed including one of there own daughters they stated left
  274. Hiroshima survivor. 13 years old, working in a factory to support the war effort when the bomb hit. Her widowed mother died in the blast and her grandparents died of radiation sickness weeks later. She became sick but recovered and later married an Americ
  275. WWII: PTO. Battle of Peleliu, Battle of Okinawa
  276. U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (1998-2000)
  277. USS Arizona Survivor - Pearl Harbor
  278. Tuskegee airman
  279. Worked at the TSBD Nov..22 1963 JFK
  280. WWII: PTO. USS Balch (DD-363). Saw Pearl Harbor arriving on Dec. 8, 1941; his ship was in Task Force 18 (Doolittle Raid), saved nearly 600 sailors of the USS Yorktown when she sank in the Battle of Midway; supported the Guadalcanal campaign
  281. WW 2 vet/USN/Mechanic in Navy, stationed in the South Pacific and the Philippines
  282. Assistant Supervisor in the operating room at Parkland Memorial at the time of President Kennedy's assassination
  283. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Naval Air Station Kaneohe
  284. Sex Therapist
  285. World record hips
  286. One of the last surviving member's of the 1953 Everest Expedition. He is now 87 and lives in Cumbria, UK with his wife, Sally. He and George Lowe are now the only two surviving members of the 1953 Everest Expedition
  287. Retired US Army General
  288. falklands war hero
  289. astronaut
  290. An American ornithologist and avian paleontologist; Secretary of the Smithosonian (1944-1952)
  291. United States Air Aces
  292. Member of The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) a work relief program for young men from unemployed families, started on 03/21/1933, by Pres. F.D.R. As part of Roosevelt's New Deal legislation, designed to combat unemployment during the Great Depression
  293. Invented the ATM
  294. Medal of Honor Army Vietnam
  295. army general
  296. Connecticut Probate Judge, an attorney, an author, an award-winning talk radio host and the creator and executive producer of The Lisa Wexler Show, which airs weekdays 10 a.m. - noon on WICC600 a Connoisseur media station
  297. Army General, Chief of Staff of the USA army (1974-1976) Born: 09/15/1916
  298. WWII: USS Intrepid. On the flight deck aboard the USS Intrepid when she was hit by 2 kamikazes
  299. WW2 veteran. A decorated soldier whose military career lasted through the Vietnam War. He became an anti-nuclear activist. Father of former bassist of the Talking Heads Tina Weymouth
  300. Reported from NBC affiliate WBAP-TV in Fort Worth about President Kennedy's assassination
  301. Centenarian (1895-2001). US WWI veteran. Sent to France, marched to the front just as the war ended
  302. WWII: Battle of Midway
  303. Army general
  304. Theoretical Physicist
  305. Coined term black hole
  306. British engineer (Born: 1927) who was instrumental in Britain's successful development of rocket launchers and hovercraft. He worked on the Black Arrow rocket programme. He is now 89. Lives in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK
  307. Tuskegee airmen ww2
  308. Astronaut
  309. 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
  310. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, New Guinea campaign, Battle of Saipan
  311. WWII: ETO. Truck driver in the Red Ball Express, 104th Infantry, 3rd Battalion, 26th Yankee Division. Taken POW while supplying the front lines in November 1944
  312. Astronomer
  313. WWII: Medic, 1st Infantry Batallion, 10th Armored Division, 3rd Army. Battle of the Bulge
  314. Mark Whitacre is an Ivy League Ph. D. and the highest - ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistleblower in US history, and is responsible for uncovering the ADM price - fixing scandal in the early 1990's
  315. 63rd Inspector General of the Army. Served as Chief of Staff, CENTCOM during OIF and OEF
  316. test pilot
  317. Azellia White (June 3, 1913) was an American aviator who was the first African-American woman to earn a pilot's license in Texas
  318. Bill White  (6)
    US WWII Marine vet, born 1915, wounded by a grenade at Iwo Jima. One of the last living workers who built the Hoover Dam in the 1930s
  319. Carol White  (2)
    Director of Correspondence for George HW Bush
  320. Major US Army Ret - Buffalo Soldier during WWII. Author - Give Me My Spirit Back; The Last of the Buffalo Soldier
  321. Astronaut
  322. OSU end from River Rouge, MI, Played on Ohio State's first National Championship team in 1942. After military service, finished his career with Michigan and became the only player to win national championships with 2 different schools when they won in '48
  323. Cowboy, guano miner, cave explorer, and park ranger for the National Park Service. He is best remembered as the discoverer, early promoter and explorer of what is known today as Carlsbad Caverns in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico
  324. Jerry White  (4)
    Author/historian - London in the Twentieth Century: A City and its People (2001) and Rothschild Buildings
  325. Joe White  (4)
    Pearl Harbor Veteran, USS Schley
  326. Joshua White  (2)
    Invented trip sceen projection process with a overhead projuector, a clock face, water and oil
  327. Former Army Sgt, to recieved the Congressional Medal of Honor on May 13, 2014, for his actions during a dismounted movement in mountainous terrain in Aranas, Afghanistan, on Nov. 9, 2007
  328. JFK - Assistant Special Counsel to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson
  329. Intern assigned to the surgery section of the Emergency Room at Parkland Memorial in '63 , Martin helped to save President Kennedy's life
  330. WWII: USS Balch (DD-363), USS Boston (CA-69), USS Bladen (APA-63). Naval engagements include Marshall-Gilbert and Wake Islands, Midway, Guadalcanal-Tulagi, Eastern Solomons, Marshall Island, Kwajalein, Majuro, Eniwetok, Iwo Jima, Okinawa
  331. test pilot air force general
  332. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  333. WWII: One of the last 'Rats of Tobruk'. The Rats of Tobruk was the name given to the soldiers of the garrison who held the Libyan port of Tobruk against Rommel's Afrika Corps, during the Siege of Tobruk
  334. navy admiral businessman
  335. Prosecuted the case against the LAPD officers that beat Rodney King
  336. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Most ended up returning to the US; a maximum of 7 are still alive
  337. navy admiral
  338. 1960's activist. 'The Weatherman,' group
  339. Whistleblower
  340. WW2 Dunkirk Veteran (Born:1920) was a medic with the Royal Army Medical Corps and tended the wounded as the troops of the British Expeditionary Force withdrew towards the coast. Now 96 and lives in Laindon, Essex
  341. Born March of 1945. Australian Vietnam Veteran that was with the Australian SAS,7RAR, and 3RAR
  342. 1965 lz-xray
  343. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  344. Tuskegee Airmen (Would have to be 83 years old or older if lied about age & entered at age 16 to become an Airmen)
  345. WWII: Civilian Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. An electrician, Whitney was on break from his job when he saw the last plane fly over the mountain. He worked salvage duty on the electrical portions of various ships for the next month
  346. Tuskegee airmen ww2
  347. American astronaut
  348. Winner of the Largest Powerball Jackpot Ever 300 Million!
  349. WW2 POW forced to work on the bridge at Burma Siam Railroad that was featured in the film 'Bridge Over the River Kwai'
  350. Jim Whittaker  (2)
    An American mountaineer. First American to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1963)
  351. WWII: Battle of Midway pilot
  352. British-American chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019 with John B. Goodenough and Akira Yoshino
  353. Lawyer shot by Dick Cheney
  354. 10 year old witness to the 1937 Hindenburg crash. Son of an airstation employee, he was about 100 yards away, so close the paint on his family's car blistered from the heat
  355. WWII/UK: In the rear guard at the Battle of Dunkirk, he was left on the beach and eventually managed to jump on board a Dutch fishing boat back to England. Later as a paratrooper, he was in Operation Market Garden (Battle of Arnhem)
  356. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers',
  357. Chief NASA engineer of the 'Lunar Laser Ranging Program', the very last Apollo project active since July 21, 1969 and still going on, measuring the distance between earth and moon repeatedly
  358. Spy/Hot wars/cold wars & a few sub-war dust-ups/Served in senior positions at the Departments of State and Defense, the CIA, and the White House
  359. Was standing at the corner of Cedar Springs Rd. and Harwood St . to watch President Kennedy's motorcade on Nov . 22 , 1963
  360. German pilot
  361. army general
  362. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Maryland
  363. Sri Lankan born Astronomer and Mathematician. He was a student and collaborator of Sir Fred Hoyle and is best known for his work on cosmic dust. He now lives in Cardiff, Wales, UK
  364. One of the last witnesses to the Hindenburg Crash of 1937
  365. 2006 genius award winner
  366. 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
  367. American aerospace researcher
  368. (Born 10 April 1916) was a German chief engineer on a U-boat in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He was born in Kiel.
  369. Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, US Army, WWII
  370. Canadian astronomer and professor at the University of Western Ontario. He is best known for the discovery of Earth's second moon and the orbits of minor planets in the Solar System
  371. JFK - NBC cameraman riding in Camera Car 1, (10th car in Kennedy's motorcade); as the shots fell, he jumped from the car in front of the TSBD and ran towards the assassination scene while fiming, he himself ending up in many famous photos
  372. One of the news cameramen you see running in Malcolm Couch's film, shot this film as he jumped from one of the camera cars following the limo and ran towards the grassy knoll at the JFK assassination
  373. Archbishop of Warsaw
  374. nobel physics laureate 2001
  375. US Army WWII veteran, born 1919. CCC member, 1938-40, and made an Army supply sargeant thanks to his CCC experience for WWII's Saipan battle
  376. German ww2 pilot JG 11
  377. nobel med. laureate 1995
  378. 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
  379. Lufftwaffe ace 133 victories in wwII
  380. Nobel Prize-winning author, Holocaust survivor, Nobel for Peace - 1986
  381. nobel med. laureate 1981
  382. WWII German Knights Cross Recipient
  383. Jewish Austrian Holocaust survivor, Nazi hunter, and writer
  384. WWII: PTO. Battle of Savo Island (USS Vincennes)
  385. whistle blower,told truth about tobacco companies. movie The Insider
  386. WWII: Fighter Ace, 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF
  387. Supercentenarian/Born: 02/09/1898
  388. Lz xray 1965 nam 1st cav
  389. Historian, folklorist, writer & teacher. Developed Foxfire Project, writing project led to magazine & series of best-selling Foxfire books, 12 vols. Based on articles Georgia high school students wrote. 1986 Georgia Teacher of the Year
  390. 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
  391. WWII: Sailor B.C. Wilborn manned an anti-aircraft gun during the attack upon Pearl Harbor; later surviving amultiple Kamikate attack at the USS Columbia on 6 January 1945 when he earned a Purple Heart; Race Horse Owner
  392. Tuskegee Airman
  393. WWII - D-Day, in the first wave at Omaha Beach. 29th Infantry Division, 115th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, E Company, First Scout of the 2nd Squad, 2nd Platoon
  394. USS Indianapolis survivor
  395. Astronaut
  396. Nobel Laureate Physics
  397. Dennis Bryan Harvey 'Dick' Wildish CB (born 24 December 1914) is a retired vice admiral in the Royal Navy. He was born in Kent and is the son of Rear Admiral Sir Henry William Wildish, who also served in the Royal Navy
  398. Leader of the, 'American Family Association,' and activist
  399. WWII: Torpedo Bomber pilot, Battle of Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, USS Yorktown (CV-5), USS Enterprise
  400. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  401. British soldier involved in the Bloody Sunday massacre, living with his wife Linda somewhere in rural Belgium
  402. WWII - Fighter Ace, 5 victories. ETO. 309th FS, 31 FG
  403. German U-boat commander (Born: 1914) in the Atlantic during WW2 (Submarine U-704) Lives in Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany. Now 103
  404. Retired Secret Service For JFK/Kennedy Detail
  405. WWII: Served on the submarine USS Archerfish (SS-311) which sank the Japanese aircraft carrier HIJMS Shinano, on 29 November 1944
  406. Former head of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International in Rwanda. In 1994, he was the only American who chose to remain in the country after the genocide began/Saved about 400 people from Gisimba Orphanage
  407. Graduate of Swarthmore College, retired teacher born 1945 author of Book 'Flying Too Close to the Sun' 1960's radical in USA injured along with Kathy Boudin in the 1970 Greenwich Village w 11 street NYC townhouse Explosion-currently resides in Brooklyn NY
  408. British Computer Scientist. Born: 06/26/1913
  409. WWII: ETO. B-17 co-pilot, 351st Bomb Group. Shot down, Dutch Undeground, POW
  410. nobel med. laureate 1962
  411. JFK - Patrolman with the Dallas Police Department in 1963, Wilkins was involved in the initial search of the TSBD. He was among those who first discovered the Mannlicher-Carcano rifle in the northwest corner of the sixth floor
  412. Roy Wilkins  (3)
    08/30/1901-09/08/1981 American Postage Stamp made from his image/Prominent civil rights activist from the 1930s-1970s. Wilkins' most notable role was his leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  413. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  414. One of the oldest people in England (Born: 1908) Recently celebrated her 109th birthday. Also one of the last surviving witnesses of Germany's Zeppelin raids in the UK and met King George V. She lives in Hethersett, Norfolk, England
  415. Former U.S. Naval officer, first Commanding Officer of the USS Nautilus
  416. WWII: British pilot of the Battle of Britain, flew with the Duxford Wing (served with inspirational Second World War flying ace Sir Douglas Bader) and joined No 19 Squadron in October 1940 and later joined 234 and 165 Squadrons
  417. WWII: ETO. 745th Squadron, 456 Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. B-24 pilot. Distinguished Flying Cross, European-Asian Eastern Ribbon, Air Medal with 2 Oakleaf Cluster. 51 Combat missions incl, missions to Ploesti
  418. HMS Intrepid crew member during Falkland Islands War, his actions are the base for the play 'San Carlos Hilton'
  419. Vietnam War Veteran
  420. navy admiral
  421. Physicist, author, and professor
  422. Commander US Pacific Fleet
  423. One of two of Holocaust last living survivors of Nazi death camp Treblinka/Estimated that between 800.000 and 1.2million prisoners were taken to Treblinka/Lives in Israel
  424. Author/Assistant Council Warren Commission
  425. Last surviving veteran of the Second Battle of El Alamein during WW2. He is now 95 and lives in Rotherwick, Hampshire, England
  426. 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
  427. Tryst with Bill Clinton/Author
  428. WWII Veteran; Marine - Tank Driver; Iwo Jima
  429. Member of the 'Clinton 12', where a dozen students became the first to integrate a school in the South in the fall of 1956
  430. Served in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during WW2 born 3/1/1921
  431. Peace activist, winner of the Peace Nobel Prize 1976
  432. Fighter ace ww2 1/19/1919
  433. Tuskegee Airmen
  434. Clayton 'Claytie' Williams, Jr. (b. 10/8/1931), businessman from Midland, Texas, was unsuccessful Republican gubernatorial nominee 1990 against Democratic State Treasurer Ann Richards even though Williams initially led in opinion polls by 20 points
  435. WW II 27 May 1944 - Missing in Action Shot down by flak in northern France, east of St. Leger.Belly-landed plane in sugar-beet field and evaded capture with the help of the French Resistance. Born: 10/17/1921
  436. Flight astronaut sts-90,118
  437. Canadian Astronaut
  438. Tuskegee Airmen
  439. astronaut
  440. WWII Perl Harbor veteran. B-17 flight member flying over Pearl Harbor by chance during the attack. Shot down by Japanese, landed at Hickam Field. Plane broke apart, shown in an iconic photo of the day
  441. Survivor of the Winecoff hotel fire on December 7, 1946
  442. Born in 1917, historian & conservationist; the daughter of Edith Roosevelt Derby; granddaugther of President Theodore Roosevelt
  443. Tuskegee Airmen, In 1948, Williams was recalled to military service during the Berlin Airlift. President Harry Truman integrated military service in 1949 & Eldridge Williams departed for his first integrated assignment on the island of Okinawa
  444. British ace from WW2
  445. doolittle's radiers crew #15 co-pilot
  446. Congressional Medal of Honor, USMC, WWII
  447. Wwii army sgt
  448. Centenarian (1895-2002). British WWI veteran, last living pilot of the Royal Flying Corps. Bombed German trenches in France, later had his Sopwith Camel shot down over Greece. Second last living pilot to have been in WWI dogfights
  449. medal of honor navy vietnam
  450. army general
  451. Sailor of the United States Navy during the 1950s and 1960s. He was the most highly decorated enlisted man in the history of the United States Navy
  452. STS-101, Soyuz TMA-8 (Expedition 13), Soyuz TMA-16 (Expedition 21/22), Soyuz TMA-20M (Expedition 47/48)
  453. Nobel peace laureate 1997
  454. 'B-25 Tuskegee Airmen' 'Class of 43-J'
  455. Medal Of Honor
  456. Matt Williams  (5)
    Time Team Field Archaeologist
  457. United States Army Master Sergeant-Medal of Honor
  458. USN Admiral
  459. marine corps general
  460. Former Alcatraz Inmate (1915-2001), Author of 'From Alcatraz To The White House', 122. recipient of the President's Volunteer Action Award
  461. Navy Admiral
  462. An intern at Parkland Hospital in '63 , Williams had contact with Jackie Kennedy outside Trauma Room One and two days later assisted in the surgery of Lee Harvey Oswald
  463. Ray Williams  (3)
    Australian politician, New South Wales minister for multiculturalism
  464. WWII - Medic at the 7th Fighter Command ambulance on Iwo Jima
  465. Woman accused of stealing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop during the Jan 6, 2021 Capitol Building attack
  466. F9 Pilot in both Korean and Vietnam War
  467. Criminal: convicted murderer, rapist, and former Colonel in the Canadian Forces stalked and killed woman around tweed ontario canada
  468. Inventor
  469. astronaut
  470. Serial Killer, Convicted Of Killing Over 5 Young Boys in the Atlanta Child Murders case
  471. usmc general
  472. Jonestown massacre survivor who fled the The People's Temple Agricultural Project a year before the massacre took place in 1978/Former member of Jim Jones Cult In Guyana
  473. 2009 Nobel Prize winner for Economics
  474. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pyro
  475. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker
  476. Man who climbed the World Trade Center in 1977
  477. Author/Inventor/U.S. Air Force Cold War spy, nearly getting shot down by Russian MIGs, and landing in the middle of the Cuban Missile Crisis/makes his fortune working for computer software magnate Bill Gates
  478. 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
  479. 'Royal Air Force 2nd Pilot Flight Lt.'
  480. Military seal team 3 charlie platoon
  481. Bill Willis  (2)
    Drummer for Tami True AKA Nancy Myers at Jack Ruby's Carousel Club along the time of the JFK assassination/Willis was interviewed by two FBI agents Rawling and Hardin shortly after the assassination
  482. Eyewitness & Photographer at JFK Shooting
  483. Born 1953, was a close witness during the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.
  484. Former Army Ranger and pararescueman,host of Military Channel show Triggers & Special Ops
  485. WWII - Pilot of the famous Sundowners squadron (VF-11) of Carrier Air Group 11 in the Pacific Theater; one of the rare 'Silver Eagles' (which was an Enlisted Pilot)
  486. WWII veteran, army medic at Guam and Okinawa. Worked with MOH Desmond Doss, of 'Hacksaw Ridge' note, at Okinawa
  487. WWII: Marine Corps veteran of the Battles of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan
  488. 2013 National Inventors Hall of Fame inductee
  489. Peace Activist
  490. astronaut
  491. WWII: PTO. Marine Corps fighter pilot of squadron VFM-451 (USS Bunker Hill). Flew 52 mission from January to May 1945 in the Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, the defense of the Bunker Hill and raids to Tokyo. 1 victory. DFC
  492. X-ray tech. school intern at Parkland on Nov. 22 , 1963 and saw Pres. Kennedy admitted to the hospital
  493. Military
  494. WWII: US WWII veteran who captured Japan's Tojo
  495. 2nd Oldest Person in the World/Born :1890 Deceased 2006
  496. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS Mac Donough
  497. Ferguson, MO Police Dept Officer
  498. David Wilson  (11)
    Great-nephew of Robert Falcon Scott's chief of scientific staff, Dr Edward Wilson
  499. Canadian WW One Veteran
  500. Leading Entomologist, Ant Expert, 2 Pulitzers, Nat'l Medal Of Science