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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. U.S. Army
  3. 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)
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. Former Secret Service Special Agent/COO of Teneo Risk and serves as the Global Head of Security for Teneo/ CNN Law Enforcement Analyst/News Media Contributor
  7. WW2 Veteran:442nd Regimental Combat Team,'E' Company
  8. Longest Living Buffalo Soldier. Born: 1908
  9. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran (HMS Devonshire)
  10. Actor/River Biologist/Extreme Fisherman - River Monsters
  11. United States Air Aces
  12. (November 1, 1955-August 31, 1991), pilot of 'Boston', involved in the U.S. Army's first round-the-world flight
  13. 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
  14. History's Tallest Man
  15. Former Dallas Policeman and Texas Ranger, drove the Congressional Car with James Wright in the JFK Dallas motorcade
  16. 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
  17. Centenarian (1899-2007), one of the last US WWI veterans, and the last living US Marine of WWI
  18. 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
  19. Honor Guard For Ex Presidents\Lives in Miami Fla
  20. army general
  21. World Champion female stunt pilot
  22. Norwegian physicist and tv host--contestant on norways dancing with the stars 2020
  23. Congressional Medal of Honor, US Navy, WWII
  24. Quest for Antonia winner
  25. 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
  26. Flight astronaut, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  27. Australia's most decorated WW2 War hero. Code name: The White Mouse. Born: 08/12/1912
  28. Inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie, which she invented in 1930
  29. WWII: PTO. USS South Dakota
  30. air force general
  31. 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
  32. Burke Waldron began his military service in July 1943 in Pearl Harbor and was part of both the Makin Island and Saipan invasions
  33. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  34. German author and historian. He is also a German WWII Veteran. He was drafted first into the Reichsarbeitsdienst (auxiliary force), then the Luftwaffenhelfer (child soldier in the air force) and finally into the regular Wehrmacht (the German military)
  35. American physician-scientist who is the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
  36. 1983 Nobel Peace Prize; Former President of Poland 1990-1995
  37. Astronaut
  38. 2016 Socialist Party USA nominee for Vice President, 2020 Green Party nominee for Vice President
  39. Miss America 1947
  40. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) #3
  41. Dallas Police Officer in 1963 , helped to arrest Oswald at the theatre
  42. astronaut
  43. British George Cross recipient
  44. astronaut
  45. 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
  46. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. Jim Walker  (3)
    272nd Military Police Co.Vietnam
  53. nobel chem. laureate 1997
  54. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach (Ranger); wounded in Carentan
  55. british army comm.-in-chief
  56. Oldest WWII veteran. Born 2/5/1909. Served in the Women's Voluntary Service. Lives in Kingwood, Oxfordshire, England
  57. 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
  58. Cardiologist
  59. Retired United States Army four star general who served as Commander, Allied Land Forces South East Europe (COMLANDSOUTHEAST) from 1977 to 1978
  60. Astronaut
  61. Saboteur from U.S.S. Barb WW II
  62. 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
  63. American photographer (1905-97) Made iconic D-Day photos, until shrapnel destroyed his left leg which had to be amputated. Post-war career as illustrative photographer for Life, Sat. Evening Post, Time, and others
  64. army general
  65. Royal millitary
  66. Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire/Has fear of some tents even today, and serious claustrophobia
  67. 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
  68. Journalist, photographer, historian and author
  69. American journalist, born 1936. Reporter who covered the Selma civil rights marches, including 'Bloody Sunday' in 1965 for the Selma Times-Journal. Decades later served as the president of the Selma Chamber of Commerce
  70. 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
  71. 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)
  72. (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
  73. Lz xray & lz albany 1965 nam 2/7th cav
  74. WW2 US Navy serving from 1943 to 1965 as a E5 Air Traffic Controller. Was in battles Philippine Sea, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. (Born 1927)
  75. American historian and author, as well as the Inspector General of the Central Intelligence Agency
  76. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor; Chief Petty Officer USS Whitney (AD-4)
  77. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor December 7, 1941, USS Pennsylvania; was with 'Communication Force'. Was in 6 Pacific landings including Iwo Jima
  78. Creator of 'Little Nellie' Autogyro
  79. 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
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. Staff Sgt. James Harley Wallwork DFM (21 October 1919 - 24 January 2013) British soldier, member Glider Pilot Regiment achieved notability as pilot of 1st Horsa glider to land at Pegasus Bridge in the early hours of D-Day, 6 June 1944 WW2
  83. Former Chief Concorde Pilot with British Airways
  84. First Responder 9/11 Terrorist Attack September 11, 2001
  85. Guinness world record distance of arrow shot with feet
  86. American oceanographer, explorer and marine policy specialist
  87. 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
  88. WWII American Fighter Pilot Ace
  89. United States Air Aces
  90. WWII: 2nd Ranger Bn, D-Day, Pointe du Hoc
  91. Irish airline CEO, CEO of the International Airlines Group and British Airways, formerly CEO of Aer Lingus
  92. USMC four-star general who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. 2 Navy Crosses for extraordinary heroism during World War II. ('Walt's Ridge')
  93. Former Payload Specialist Astronaut
  94. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. Lives in the UK or New Zealand
  95. air force general
  96. Dallas Sherriff - witness to the JFK assassination
  97. Veteran, WWII Korea and Vietnam, 31 years of active duty
  98. British U-Boat hunter of the costal command in WW2
  99. WW2 Pilot, born 11 February 1919) is a United States Army World War II veteran and a centenarian
  100. Astronaut
  101. 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
  102. Pearl Harbor Survivor, USS Pennsylvania. born 1918
  103. 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
  104. astronaut
  105. 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
  106. Royalty
  107. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS Curtiss (AV-4)
  108. 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
  109. Reality TV Judge: The People's Court, Judge Wapner's Animal Court
  110. President of Nauru
  111. Original Organizer from Occupation of Alcatraz
  112. 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
  113. 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
  114. American lawyer and judge. He become known for his efforts to challenge the racially discriminatory practices at the University of Georgia School of Law
  115. Usmc sniper vietnam - confimed killed 63author DEAR MOM- A SNIPERS WAR
  116. One of the Edmund Hillary group, 1953 Mt. Everest feat
  117. Peter Ward  (3)
    WWII: British Arctic Convoy and D-Day veteran
  118. Iran Hostage Crisis/Communications officer CIA
  119. WWII: B-17 ground crewman in the 100th Bomb Group ('The Bloody Hundredth')
  120. Justice of the Peace who tried to stop the removal of President Kennedy's body from Dallas
  121. WWII submarine Skipper and Admiral last known to be living in FL
  122. First woman to become a pilot with a major Australian airline
  123. American Serial Killer
  124. WWII, Pearl Harbor Survivor
  125. 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
  126. Is a centenarian and also an internet celebrity
  127. French survivor of Auschwitz and heroine of the French Resistance. She moved to Manchester, England
  128. Special Agent in charge, Norfolk Field Office, NCIS
  129. San Francisco-based architect
  130. 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
  131. Explorer - longest raft voyage in history
  132. Army paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and Author
  133. WWII veteran, born 1924, one of the last few living vets to have served as an Assistant Chaplain in the war
  134. Retired General
  135. 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
  136. WWII: Canadian air force pilot who participated as a pilot in the Dieppe Raid
  137. 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
  138. James Warren  (2)
    Tuskegee Airmen ww2
  139. 2005 Nobel Prize in Medicine
  140. WWII: Served on the USS. Enterprise CV-6 (a.k.a. 'The Big E' and 'The Galloping Ghost') from 1942 to 1945
  141. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941; USS MacDonough (DD-351). Well-known Southern Utah public figure nicknamed 'The Flag Man'
  142. 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
  143. 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'
  144. WWII. Worked at Bletchley Park as a code breaker of the enigma
  145. The world's first cyborg
  146. Navy Seal with Seal Team Six, Silver Star (Somalia), author, chiropractor
  147. Photographer/Explorer
  148. 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
  149. Buffalo Soldier, one of a few still alive
  150. McDonald's worker arrested for adding phlegm to sweet tea
  151. Tuskegee Airman
  152. air force general
  153. 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
  154. 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
  155. WWII: Pearl Harbor suvivor, US Navy Pearl Harbor firefighting group
  156. Five-time Emmy winning cinematographer and underwater film producer who was the world's first cameraman to film the Great White shark
  157. 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
  158. 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
  159. Went to jail for murder but was proven innocent by DNA; Movie conviction is based on his story
  160. 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
  161. WWII: PTO. Battle of Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, Okinawa. USMC Platoon Leader. Silver Star, Gold Star
  162. James Watkins  (2)
    WW2 Flying Ace USAAF 49th FG - 12 Kills - DSC
  163. NASA Astronaut
  164. war hero, Victoria Cross receiver; later became a High Court judge and was knighted in 1971
  165. WWII: PTO. Fighter Pilot (USS Yorktown)
  166. Canadian World War 2 Veteran (Canadian Forces 1929-1953. Born: 07/13/1912
  167. Soccer player for Bristol Rovers 1945-1963. Served in the Royal Navy during WWII
  168. 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
  169. Convicted Killer, Member Of Manson Family
  170. English supercentenarian and the third oldest person in the United Kingdom. Born in 1900
  171. Flight aviator
  172. Member of the Tuskegee Airmen
  173. 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
  174. nobel prize 1962
  175. 17 year old sailed solo aroung the world
  176. 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
  177. Civil rights leader
  178. 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
  179. WWII: ETO. D-Day. 6th Naval Battalion
  180. 'Tuskegee Airmen' 'The Fighting 99th Squadron' the original Tuskegee group!
  181. 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
  182. The only african american pilot to fly the SR-71 Blackbird
  183. Spanish Civil War Veteran, International Brigade, Lives in London. Born: 1913
  184. astronaut
  185. 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
  186. WW2 fighter ace - VF-18 - 10 Kills - Navy Cross
  187. 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
  188. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Tangier
  189. 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
  190. World War 2 historian and author
  191. WWII: Marine Corps veteran of the Battle of Tarawa
  192. Creator Of Redwood National Park. Born: 09/17/1906
  193. 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
  194. White House Secretary during the Kennedy Administation. Known as Fiddle
  195. Served time in the British Army before pursuing a career in corporate technology. Author of the Awakened Trilogy, Don't Move, First Activation, and the Invasion series
  196. WWII: Air Force pilot; flew the 101st Airborne on D-Day
  197. Tuskegee Airmen
  198. Pearl Harbor Survivor 'Was on weekend pass & headed to Scholfield Barracks where he was stationed with the 289th Regiment when the attacks started'
  199. Historian/Photographer/Author/'Time Was in Mineral Wells A Crazy Story but true...'
  200. Bill Weaver  (2)
    SR-71 test pilot; survived catastrophic breakup of SR-71 at 78,000 ft at Mach 3.18
  201. Interviewer, at age 11 was the youngest person to interview a sitting American President (Barack Obama)
  202. Project scientist on the New Horizon mission to the dwarf planet Pluto
  203. Ruby Ridge, Idaho standoff against Federal Agents
  204. Ruby Ridge
  205. US Army Vietnam Veteran
  206. WWII. PTO. Served on the submarine USS Skipjack, SS-184 (famous for the 'Battle for Toilet Paper')
  207. Blue Angels, U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron
  208. 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
  209. 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
  210. 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
  211. 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
  212. New Zealand based artist, author and social media giant. Her work has been recognised by many mainstream celebrities such as Ed Sheeran, Tyra Banks, etc. She is a mental health advocate and battles depression and anxiety
  213. US Air Force brigadier general. Photographed with Obama in White House Situation Room during raid on bin Laden's compound
  214. B. 2/17/1956) Civil rights activist known as Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Smallest Freedom Fighter's co-author of Selma, Lord, Selma. 9-year-old, took part attempt march across Edmund Pettus Bridge on 3/7/1965 march, known as Bloody Sunday
  215. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Oklahoma, born 1918
  216. astronaut
  217. Robert Weber  (2)
    WW2 Veteran-Combat Infantryman 54th Armored Infantry Battalion Of The 10th Armored Division
  218. WWII: Marine Corps fighter pilot in the South Pacific
  219. Defeo serial killer attorney
  220. 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
  221. 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
  222. 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
  223. Spacecraft operations manager for the spacecraft cassini that studied the planet saturn
  224. cononer kennedy assassination expert
  225. Lawyer Roe V. Wade
  226. 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
  227. Egyptologist- TMP
  228. Former Mobster and member of Whitey Bulger's Winter Hill Gang of Boston. Author - Brutal, Where's Whitey, Hunted Down
  229. WWII: PTO. US Army Air Corps. Guam
  230. Founding member of the German counter-terrorist force GSG 9
  231. WWII: PTO. Served aboard the USS South Dakota (BB-57). Luzon, Leyte, Philippines in general, Formosa, Okinawa
  232. Inventor on 14 U.S. patents related to online financial services
  233. 'Dr. Wernher Von Braun Rocket Scientest Team Member'
  234. NASA Flight director
  235. Mountain climber, first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest
  236. Has worked on the Hubble telescope
  237. nobel physics laureate 1979
  238. One of the famous 'Chicago 7' war protesters, 1968
  239. Scientist
  240. Actress: charm school instructor in 'A League of Their Own'
  241. WWII: PTO. Served in the United States Army in the South Pacific during World War II from November 29, 1944 to October 25, 1946
  242. 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
  243. 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
  244. army general
  245. WWII: PTO. US Navy, USS Columbia
  246. Experimental Test Pilot, Lockheed
  247. American supercentenarian (Born: 1909) She is also one of the last survivors of the 'Great Flood of 1913'. Lives in Fortville, Indiana, USA
  248. Judge who presided over the Menendez Brothers murder trial and the trial of the police officers accused of beating Rodney King
  249. army general
  250. navy admiral
  251. WWII: PTO. 228th Signal Operations Company. Philippines 1940, POW
  252. 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
  253. 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'
  254. Israeli political scientist and politician; 1992-1996 speaker of the Knesset; 2001-2003 Israeli ambassador in Poland
  255. Daughter of Otto Skorzeny, famed nazi commando
  256. Was at Terezin Concentration Camp when she was a child. Survivor of the Holocaust
  257. Current director of the Genoscope and one of the pioneers of the sequencing and analysis of the genomes
  258. Navy's Blue Angels Pilot
  259. WWII: PTO. Gunner on escort carrier USS Anzio
  260. American physician-scientist and Nobel Prize laureate best known for his contributions to RNA biology with his research colleague Katalin Karikó
  261. astronaut
  262. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the massive Kamikaze attack on the USS Lindey on April 12, 1945, in the Battle of Okinawa
  263. German ww2 pilot
  264. 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
  265. 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
  266. Fighter ace world war 2- 5 kills flew the p-38
  267. 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
  268. Retired General And Former U.S. Air Force Chief
  269. WW II Pilot 6 victories born 1923
  270. businesswoman/physician
  271. WWII - survived the Battle of Kohima, 1944
  272. Navy veteran, author, and candidate for Congress from NJ
  273. Physiologist
  274. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  275. WWII. Merchant Marine. Trips to the Mediterranean, Suez Canal, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf
  276. Fighter ace world war 2 vmf-323 death rattlers- 5 kills
  277. 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
  278. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1035
  279. 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
  280. JFK - Secret Service for Caroline & John Kennedy Jr
  281. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. Born in 1922, he was the youngest Spitfire pilot
  282. Flight attendant aboard US Airways flight 1549 that landed in the Hudson River
  283. Air Force Chief of Staff (2012-Present)
  284. WWII - Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. USS Arizona survivor
  285. WWII Battle of the Bulge veteran, Nuremberg Trials guard for Field Marshal Hermann Goering
  286. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-6 victories, US Navy, VF-16
  287. 'Pad Leader'/'Fuhrer of the Pad' Mercury & Gemini Space Flights & Apollo Missions 1967-1975
  288. Former Navy SEAL, wrote novel, Men In Green Faces.
  289. U.S.S. Arizona survivor (Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941)
  290. WWII: USS Helena
  291. WWII: Merchant seaman in the 'Murmansk runs' of World War II
  292. 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
  293. Known in WWII as the One man army or the Ghost of Bataan
  294. His life was the basis for the 2018 film White Boy Rick
  295. Founder, 'Democracy 21.' US watchdog group
  296. Fighter Ace - Korean War - USAF - 5 Kills
  297. Titanic survivor
  298. WWII: PTO. USMC. Battle of Peleliu, Battle of Okinawa
  299. medal of honor army korean war
  300. 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
  301. James West  (3)
  302. Inductee for National Inventors Hall of Fame
  303. Jason West  (2)
    Former Green Party mayor of New Paltz, NY
  304. 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
  305. 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
  306. WWII Pilot Ace- Flew the P-38 & P-40--[14 victories]- DSC
  307. Rick West  (2)
    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) 12
  308. 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
  309. 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
  310. WWII: PTO. Battle of Peleliu, Battle of Okinawa
  311. U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (1998-2000)
  312. USS Arizona Survivor - Pearl Harbor
  313. Tuskegee airman
  314. JFK - DPD Captain in the Lee Harvey Oswald, J.D. Tippit investigation
  315. Worked at the TSBD Nov..22 1963 JFK
  316. 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
  317. WW 2 vet/USN/Mechanic in Navy, stationed in the South Pacific and the Philippines
  318. Assistant Supervisor in the operating room at Parkland Memorial at the time of President Kennedy's assassination
  319. American video game programmer and software developer, known for 1983's Archon: The Light and the Dark, originally written for the Atari 8-bit family
  320. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Naval Air Station Kaneohe
  321. Sex Therapist
  322. World record hips
  323. 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
  324. Retired US Army General
  325. falklands war hero
  326. astronaut
  327. An American ornithologist and avian paleontologist; Secretary of the Smithosonian (1944-1952)
  328. United States Air Aces
  329. 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
  330. Invented the ATM
  331. Medal of Honor Army Vietnam
  332. army general
  333. 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
  334. Army General, Chief of Staff of the USA army (1974-1976) Born: 09/15/1916
  335. WWII: USS Intrepid. On the flight deck aboard the USS Intrepid when she was hit by 2 kamikazes
  336. 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
  337. Reported from NBC affiliate WBAP-TV in Fort Worth about President Kennedy's assassination
  338. Centenarian (1895-2001). US WWI veteran. Sent to France, marched to the front just as the war ended
  339. WWII: Battle of Midway
  340. Army general
  341. Women's Army Corps
  342. Theoretical Physicist
  343. Coined term black hole
  344. 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
  345. Tuskegee airmen ww2
  346. Astronaut
  347. 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
  348. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, New Guinea campaign, Battle of Saipan
  349. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. Company G, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Infantry Division
  350. 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
  351. WWII Veteran, wounded in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  352. Astronomer
  353. WWII: ETO. D-Day, Battle of the Bulge. Glider pilot
  354. WWII: Medic, 1st Infantry Batallion, 10th Armored Division, 3rd Army. Battle of the Bulge
  355. 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
  356. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 6th Marine Division
  357. 63rd Inspector General of the Army. Served as Chief of Staff, CENTCOM during OIF and OEF
  358. test pilot
  359. WW2 US Army Veteran. 97th Infantry Division
  360. Azellia White (June 3, 1913) was an American aviator who was the first African-American woman to earn a pilot's license in Texas
  361. 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
  362. Carol White  (2)
    Director of Correspondence for George HW Bush
  363. Major US Army Ret - Buffalo Soldier during WWII. Author - Give Me My Spirit Back; The Last of the Buffalo Soldier
  364. UK Garter Principal King of Arms, born 1961. Various peerage and royal duties. As senior herald, proclaimed Charles III the new King to the world, and later, the titles of Elizabeth II as her coffin was lowered at her funeral service
  365. Astronaut
  366. 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
  367. 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
  368. Jerry White  (4)
    Author/historian - London in the Twentieth Century: A City and its People (2001) and Rothschild Buildings
  369. Joe White  (4)
    Pearl Harbor Veteran, USS Schley
  370. Joshua White  (2)
    Invented trip sceen projection process with a overhead projuector, a clock face, water and oil
  371. Kenneth White  (3)
    Ww2 veteran
  372. 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
  373. JFK - Assistant Special Counsel to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson
  374. Intern assigned to the surgery section of the Emergency Room at Parkland Memorial in '63 , Martin helped to save President Kennedy's life
  375. Phillip White  (3)
    Vietnam veteran who was in the 23rd Americal Division. Purple Heart recipient for being injured by a NVA grenade
  376. 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
  377. test pilot air force general
  378. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  379. 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
  380. navy admiral businessman
  381. Prosecuted the case against the LAPD officers that beat Rodney King
  382. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Returned to the United State/New York in 1965
  383. navy admiral
  384. Born November 1, 1953, American video game designer and programmer: Blackjack, Star Ship
  385. 1960's activist. 'The Weatherman,' group
  386. Whistleblower
  387. 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
  388. Born March of 1945. Australian Vietnam Veteran that was with the Australian SAS,7RAR, and 3RAR
  389. 1965 lz-xray
  390. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  391. Tuskegee Airmen (Would have to be 83 years old or older if lied about age & entered at age 16 to become an Airmen)
  392. Deputy Associate Administrator - Common Explorations Systems Directorate (CESD). Artemis Program
  393. 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
  394. Tuskegee airmen ww2
  395. American astronaut
  396. Winner of the Largest Powerball Jackpot Ever 300 Million!
  397. WW2 POW forced to work on the bridge at Burma Siam Railroad that was featured in the film 'Bridge Over the River Kwai'
  398. Jim Whittaker  (2)
    An American mountaineer. First American to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1963)
  399. WWII: Battle of Midway pilot
  400. British-American chemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019 with John B. Goodenough and Akira Yoshino
  401. Lawyer shot by Dick Cheney
  402. 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
  403. 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)
  404. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers',
  405. 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
  406. 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
  407. Was standing at the corner of Cedar Springs Rd. and Harwood St . to watch President Kennedy's motorcade on Nov . 22 , 1963
  408. German pilot
  409. army general
  410. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Maryland
  411. 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
  412. One of the last witnesses to the Hindenburg Crash of 1937
  413. 2006 genius award winner
  414. French art historian, living in Paris France, granddaughter of Pablo Picasso
  415. 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
  416. American aerospace researcher
  417. (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.
  418. Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, US Army, WWII
  419. 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
  420. 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
  421. 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
  422. Archbishop of Warsaw
  423. nobel physics laureate 2001
  424. 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
  425. German ww2 pilot JG 11
  426. nobel med. laureate 1995
  427. 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
  428. Born in 1922 in Bloomfield, Nebraska. Served in the US Army during WWII. Fred was assigned to the Station Hospital at Fort Des Moines without going through typical basic training
  429. Lufftwaffe ace 133 victories in wwII
  430. Nobel Prize-winning author, Holocaust survivor, Nobel for Peace - 1986
  431. nobel med. laureate 1981
  432. WWII German Knights Cross Recipient
  433. Jewish Austrian Holocaust survivor, Nazi hunter, and writer
  434. WWII: PTO. Battle of Savo Island (USS Vincennes)
  435. whistle blower,told truth about tobacco companies. movie The Insider
  436. WWII: Fighter Ace, 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF
  437. Supercentenarian/Born: 02/09/1898
  438. Lz xray 1965 nam 1st cav
  439. 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
  440. 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
  441. WWII: Bataan Death March
  442. 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
  443. Tuskegee Airman
  444. 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
  445. Israeli biochemist. He is a professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science
  446. USS Indianapolis survivor
  447. Astronaut
  448. Nobel Laureate Physics
  449. 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
  450. Leader of the, 'American Family Association,' and activist
  451. Oxford mathematician, proved Fermat's Last Theorem
  452. WWII: Torpedo Bomber pilot, Battle of Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, USS Yorktown (CV-5), USS Enterprise
  453. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  454. British soldier involved in the Bloody Sunday massacre, living with his wife Linda somewhere in rural Belgium
  455. WWII - Fighter Ace, 5 victories. ETO. 309th FS, 31 FG
  456. German U-boat commander (Born: 1914) in the Atlantic during WW2 (Submarine U-704) Lives in Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany. Now 103
  457. Retired Secret Service For JFK/Kennedy Detail
  458. NASA/MIT: Electrical Engineer, first at the Polaris Weapon System, then joining the Apollo project very early. Responsible for incorporating system components into the spacecraft as the guidance, navigation, and control on board system
  459. WWII: Served on the submarine USS Archerfish (SS-311) which sank the Japanese aircraft carrier HIJMS Shinano, on 29 November 1944
  460. 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
  461. 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
  462. British Computer Scientist. Born: 06/26/1913
  463. WWII: ETO. B-17 co-pilot, 351st Bomb Group. Shot down, Dutch Undeground, POW
  464. nobel med. laureate 1962
  465. 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
  466. 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)
  467. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  468. 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
  469. Former U.S. Naval officer, first Commanding Officer of the USS Nautilus
  470. 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
  471. 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
  472. HMS Intrepid crew member during Falkland Islands War, his actions are the base for the play 'San Carlos Hilton'
  473. Vietnam War Veteran birthday December 12, 1957
  474. navy admiral
  475. Physicist, author, and professor
  476. Biographical Information Name: Conrad J. Will State of Birth: PA Home State: NJ Gender Male War or Conflict World War, 1939-1945 Military Status Veteran Dates of Service 1943-1945 Entrance into Service Enlisted Branch of Serv
  477. Served as a guard for Pope John Paul in 1987 Persian Gulf War, 1991 with Army in Saudi Arabia Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Shield
  478. US Army WWII vet, born 1917. Served in the 738th Artillery of Patton's Third Army, through France, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. Toured Buchenwald concentration camp after its liberation. Career as a dentist
  479. Commander US Pacific Fleet
  480. 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
  481. Author/Assistant Council Warren Commission
  482. Last surviving veteran of the Second Battle of El Alamein during WW2. He is now 95 and lives in Rotherwick, Hampshire, England
  483. 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
  484. Tryst with Bill Clinton/Author
  485. WWII Veteran; Marine - Tank Driver; Iwo Jima
  486. Member of the 'Clinton 12', where a dozen students became the first to integrate a school in the South in the fall of 1956
  487. WWII: PTO. USS Teton. Surrender Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
  488. Served in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during WW2 born 3/1/1921
  489. Peace activist, winner of the Peace Nobel Prize 1976
  490. WWII: PTO. US Army Air Corps. Gunner, B-29 Flying Fortress
  491. Fighter ace ww2 1/19/1919
  492. Tuskegee Airmen
  493. 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
  494. 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
  495. Flight astronaut sts-90,118
  496. Canadian Astronaut
  497. Tuskegee Airmen
  498. astronaut
  499. 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
  500. Survivor of the Winecoff hotel fire on December 7, 1946