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  1. Highly respected parasitologist, veteran of the Polish Armia Krajowa during World War II, poet, fisherman, translator and scientific administrator
  2. President Congo (2001-present), Army General
  3. Flying Tigers-clerk
  4. WWII veteran, Iwo Jima
  5. 8th Armored Division
  6. American Spanish Civil War Veteran (1914-2009)- in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
  7. German WWII Awarded Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients
  8. German ww2 pilot
  9. 26-year Navy career in the Cold War, Master Bomb Disposal Technician; he helped disarm an errant U.S. nuclear bomb off the coast of Spain from a B-52 bomber that crashed there after a mid-air collision in 1966
  10. US Navy. Last Battleship Captain in History (USS Missouri)
  11. WWII: PTO. Quartermaster on the USS Missouri; he steered the Mighty Mo into Tokyo Bay for the Japanese surrender
  12. vietnam war air force hero
  13. Female Soviet sniper during WW2. At 17 years old, she was one of the youngest to ever fight in the war
  14. (born Argentina on 1 October 1925) former French Resistance, specializing in forgery of identity documents, who later went on to assist Jewish emigration to Israel and then to forge identity documents for the National Liberation Front
  15. WW2 Veteran, Private that belonged to the 1st Infantry Division 26th Infantry Regiment. Fought in Belgium in 1944
  16. WWII Veteran
  17. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Worden. Survived her capsizing in January of 1943
  18. Air Force General
  19. WWII: D-Day, C-47 pilot 100th TCS, 441st TCG; flew 82nd AB into Ste. Mere-Eglise on D-Day. Also in Operation Market Garden
  20. WW2 Navy Seaman/Guam
  21. WWII: PTO. 457th Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Airborne Division
  22. Doolittle Raiders: Navigator on the #11 aircraft
  23. Retired USMC General
  24. German ww2 pilot
  25. WWII Fighter Ace (7.5 Victs)
  26. Finnish ace in WW2, 32 victories
  27. WWII: Medic in Company B, 169th Infantry, 43rd Division, who was shot in the head by a Japanese sniper at New Georgia and barely survived
  28. Indian army generel (retired), served in the Indo-Pakistani-War in 1971
  29. German Child, WWI Survivor
  30. USS Pueblo
  31. Surviving POW of the Colditz camp, is living in Great Britain
  32. Officer US Army Reserve (RET.) Notable for having commanded forces that operated Abu Ghraib & other prisons in Iraq in 2003 & 2004, at time of scandal related to torture & prisoner abuse. Commanded 3 prisons in Iraq & forces that ran them
  33. WWII - Fighter ace, U.S. Army Air Corps. Flew P51s over North Africa and Italy. 6 victories
  34. (born in 1920 in Oran, Algeria), was a member of the French Resistance during World War II. He was a leader of the Algiers putsch of 1942
  35. WWII: Reserve kamikaze pilot for the Japanese military. Now 92 and reportedly living in Osaka, Japan
  36. Marine Sergeant Major, recipient of the Navy Cross (second battle of Fallujah) Author of the book 'My Men Are My Heroes'
  37. Korean War Ace (6 kills) - USAF - POW Viet Nam - Air Force Cross recipient three times (flew the f-105 thunderchief)
  38. Retired New York State Assemblyman, a retired judge of the New York State Courts at every level, and a World War II veteran
  39. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Tern
  40. Author '395 Days'/Vietnam 3rd Marines Division called 'E' Echo Company & 1st Battalion 9th Marines, Charlie Company 2nd Platoon
  41. Wrote the book Why is Dad So Mad? (now a series) to help kids understand the PTSD he suffers following serving in the armed forces
  42. Lz xray 1965 nam
  43. WWII: US Navy. Survied the sinking of the USS Bismarck Sea in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  44. Morton Katz was born on May 15, 1919. He became a lawyer in 1951, after serving in World War II. He is still active in Connecticut
  45. Retired USN Vice Admiral
  46. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941 (coastal artillery battery)
  47. Last living American officer at the Surrender of Japan on board the USS Missouri on 2 September 1945. Born:1919. He is now 99
  48. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Medusa
  49. Finnish WW2 veteran. An Estonian volunteer who participated in the Finnish Continuation War. Lived in Chicago
  50. WWII: US Navy. PTO, USS Reid & USS Lowndes
  51. US Navy Sailor, survivor of the Israeli attack on USS Liberty in 1967
  52. Polish WWII Veteran
  53. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 Dec 1941. USS Cassin
  54. Canadian centenarian war veteran
  55. WWII Air Force Veteran from Arizona. Just turned 97, was covered on a GMA episode for carrying 100lbs of weights and vigorously working out to stay healthy
  56. army general
  57. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  58. John Kearney  (3)
    WWII: PTO. USMC, 12th Defense Battalion. Battle of Peleliu
  59. Commander US Northern Command
  60. WWII - U.S. Marine Corps. Fought at Roi-Namur, Kwajalein Atoll, Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian
  61. WWII: Pear Harbor survivor (USS Nevada), Battle of Coral Sea survivor (USS Lexington)
  62. WWII: Tuskegee Airman, Trained to be a bomber pilot for the 477th Bombardment Group, he never saw combat as the war ended before he was deployed. Trained in T-6. B-25
  63. Military
  64. US WWII Marine, born 1924. Served in the Battles of Guadalcanal and Tarawa. Worked under Werner von Braun in the 50s, absorbed into the newly formed NASA. Knew and worked with astronauts back to the original 7. Retired in 1985
  65. Retired General
  66. Member of the famous Flying Tigers Squadron during WWII.
  67. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  68. WWII: German pilot. Leader of the IV. NJG 101 (Night fighters), in 1945 transferred to Oskar-Heinrich Bär's Jagdverband 44 (JV 44) (Air fighter unit flying the Me-262 - the world's first fighter jet). One of the last Me-262 pilots alive
  69. Holocaust Survivor, MS St. Louis
  70. Australian soldier born 1983, was awarded the Victoria Cross for actions in the Afghanistan War, the highest award in the Australian honours system
  71. US WWII Army Air Corps, born 1921. Groundcrew for B-17s flying out of England
  72. WWII: PTO. US Fleet Marine on the USS Enterprise;
  73. US Air Force Vietnam Veteran. Served from 1953 to 1979. Went to Vietnam in 1970
  74. US Army Officer Ret (LTC). Deputy Provost Marshal during Operation Just Cause, Panama
  75. Weathergirl vietnam armed forces radio 1967-69
  76. Spingham 1974, publisher,Russum award
  77. 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
  78. Pearl Harbor veteran, born 1922, served on the USS West Virginia
  79. Chief Petty Officer (CTTC) on USS Pueblo when it was captured by the North Koreans in 1968, POW for 11 months
  80. WWII veteran, Iwo Jima
  81. Among the six men who raised the flag atop Mt. Suribachi, Iwo Jima, Japan, recently identified by Marines
  82. Vietnam war army hero 'Medal of Honor Recipient'
  83. Military author
  84. WWII: PTO. USMC. Tank driver in the battles of Peleliu and Okinawa
  85. lz xray 1965 nam
  86. (Born 1925) US Army WW2 Veteran. Company D, 1st Battalion, 315th Infantry Regiment. Became a POW until he escaped on foot 600 miles. Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient
  87. Pearl Harbor Survivor, born 1918,. Onboard the USS West Virginia during teh attack
  88. (Born 1925) US Marine Corps WW2 Veteran. 22nd Marines, 6th Marine Division, Company C. Battle of Okinawa and Guam
  89. marine corps general
  90. medal of honor navy vietnam war
  91. Lz xray 1965
  92. Medal of Honor Recipient-USMC-(Mar.11th,1970) Vietnam War
  93. WWII: Navajo Code Talker
  94. Bill Kelly  (3)
    WW2 Veteran:1st Seabee to Storm Beaches of Guam
  95. Tuskegee Airmen
  96. 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
  97. John F. Kelly  (2)
    Marine Corps General (retired), Secretary of Homeland Security for Donald Trump
  98. Worked at Bletchley Park during WWII as a code breaker
  99. 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
  100. WWII: USS Laffey. D-Day and Battle of Normandy (Cherbourgh) fire support, Battle of Okinawa (Apr 16, 1945 action, hit by 4 bombs and 6 Kamikaze)
  101. WWII: Wake Island Defender: Marine Corps 1st Defense Battalion, POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941
  102. Major General John Kelsey was the Director of Military Survey from 1972 to 1977
  103. navy admiral
  104. WWII: PTO. USS Doherty ( DE 14) and USS Dyson (DD572)
  105. Royal millitary
  106. navy admiral
  107. US WWII Merchant Marine, born 1927. Atlantic convoy to Murmansk, Russia in 1944. Switched to the Army, hit Italy by war's end, but saw no combat there
  108. WWII - She made history on 3 March 1945 she became the first US Navy flight nurse to fly an evacuation mission to an active battlefield: Iwo Jima
  109. WWII - C-47 Squadron Commander who flew paratroopers into their dropzones. Operation Husky (Sicily 1943); D-Day Normandy; CO of the 44th Troop Carrier Squadron after D-day; for Market Garden, General Gavin selected Kendig to be his pilot for the jump
  110. WWII: ETO. 351st Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Tailgunner on B-17 'The Brass Hat'. Flew at the end of the war (December 1944 to April 1945, incl. Hamburg, Munich, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dortmund)
  111. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Argonne
  112. war hero, Victoria Cross receiver, now living in Australia
  113. (April 18, 1913, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - November 1, 2003, Austin, Texas) was an American composer, author, educator, and professor/World War II, when he served as a bandmaster for the United States Army
  114. air force general
  115. Victoria Cross Recipient
  116. u.s. army deputy chief of state
  117. 1980 Damascus, Arkansas incident a missile equipped with a nuclear warhead exploded in Damascus, Arkansas, in 1980. The silo was part of the 374th Strategic Missile Sq./He entered launch complex that day for readings of fuel concentrations
  118. Kevin Kennedy  (3)
    Commander Afc21scr
  119. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  120. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Sacramento
  121. WWII: Royal Canadian Navy. Escorted Arctic Murmansk convoys. With HMS Naiad, he was in the evacuation of Greece, the Battle of Crete, in Malta convoys, eventually torpedoed on 11 March 1942. Later HMNZS Gambia (Battle of Okinawa, Tokyo Bay)
  122. WWII - D-Day Utah Beach (4th Infantry Division, Battery B, 44th Field Artillery Battalion); also survivor of 'Exercise Tiger', the D-Day dress rehearsal, April 28, 1945, that turned into disaster as being attacked by German forces
  123. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'British' Born: 09/01/1908
  124. Lawyer, Judge, South African WWII Veteran
  125. WWII: PTO. First Battalion, 147th Infantry
  126. WWII: D-Day. Ranger. Pointe du Hoc
  127. WWII Bataan Death March Survivor, (1920-2022) Enlisted in the US Army in 1938, taken POW after the Death March. Then served 21 years in the US Air Force after WWII
  128. American former soldier, police officer, consultant, 40th Commissioner of the New York Police Department, author and convicted felon for which he obtained the presidential pardon in 2020
  129. WWII: PTO. Bougainville, Iwo Jima. 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division
  130. army general
  131. WWII: Drafted into the German Wehrmacht late in 1944, he was bombed out of two homes, strafed by British fighter planes, shot at and shelled on the European battlefields and eventually held as a POW - all before his 18th birthday
  132. WWII: Hump Flyer
  133. Joseph Kernan  (2)
    USN Admiral
  134. 4-Star General Born Sept 22, 1942 and served from 1968 to 2002
  135. Former under Secretary of Air Force
  136. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  137. WWII: ETO. Battle of The Bulge. 78th Infantry Division
  138. medal of honor navy vietnam
  139. Former U.S. Senator from Nebraska (1989-2001)
  140. WWII German Tank Ace 100+ Kills
  141. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Hulbert
  142. Commander, US NAVY Blue Angels
  143. Former General in the National People's Army (NVA) and Minister of Defense of the German Democratic Republic (GDR)
  144. John Kessler  (2)
    World War II veteran and purple heart recipient, fought on D-Day. Two bronze stars for valor, two purple hearts, 5 combat stars, presidential citation, the French croix du guerre, the Belgian croix du guerre
  145. 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
  146. To receive MOH/Led several helicopter trips to help evacuate wounded soldiers near Duc Pho & returned to LZ without additional aerial support to rescue stranded soldiers pinned down by enemy fire. Helped save the lives of 40 soldiers
  147. US Army WWII vet, born 1921. Member of the segregated 761st Tank Battalion under Patton, known as the Black Panthers
  148. air force general
  149. Soviet canoeist, Olympic champion. Siege of Leningrad survivor which he joined the Red Army after the battle
  150. army general
  151. George Kidd  (2)
    Served 26 years as a U.S. Marine - was a drill sergeant in WWII at Montford Point, served with the 11th Marines in the Korean War, and survived being in the 1st Battalion 9th Marines - nicknamed 'The Walking Dead' during the Vietnam War
  152. WWII: Marine Corps. Guadalcanal Campaign
  153. Born 17 March 1913 was a highly decorated Major in the Luftwaffe during World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves during World War II
  154. WWII: Battle of Midway (USS Yorktown)
  155. navy admiral
  156. Finnish WWII Veteran. Trained with the Panzerfaust, a German anti-tank weapon. He ambushed a Soviet Tank, which took a hit and caught fire. His story is featured in this article:
  157. navy admiral
  158. Australian author, strategist, and counterinsurgency expert who is currently the non-executive Chairman of Caerus Associates. 2005-2006: was Chief Strategist in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the US State Department
  159. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Tennessee; also Battle of Saipan, Iwo Jima
  160. WWII: Guam, Iwo Jima
  161. 1915-1967 Folklorist/professor at SMU Dallas. Kilpatrick interviewed Cherokee folk healers in 60s, collected manuscripts of traditional medicine. Books including Friends of Thunder 1964 Walk in Your Soul 1965 Run Toward the Nightland 1967
  162. Served in the Navy Radar Man in WWII, also served in the Korean War. USS Hornet (CV-12), USS President Hayes (APA-20), USS Laning (APD-55), USS Cronin (DEC-704)
  163. WWII - Capt Kimball was the Lead Navigator of the 100th Momb Group ('The Bloody 100th') of the 8th Air Force in Europe; receiving Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with Three Oak Clusters, the Croix de Guerre. Also served in Korea
  164. WWII: PTO. 509th Composite Group
  165. Military
  166. WWII: Radio operator on a B-24 Liberator as part of the 455th Bombardment Group stationed in Italy and was part of 29 bombing missions to various sites in the European Theatre of WWII
  167. Alan King  (3)
    WWII: D-Day. UK veteran. Wireless operator in a Sherman tank; B Company, East Riding Yeomanry, 27 Armoured Division. Landed on Juno Beach on LST 3204. Saw combat in France (incl. Pegasus Bridge and Caen) and later Belgium, Holland, Germany
  168. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, at Kaneohe Bay
  169. Benjamin King  (5)
    Military historian and author
  170. WW2 USAAF fighter pilot ace 7 victories 347/359 FG
  171. Tuskegee Airman
  172. WWII: PTO. USS Tennessee
  173. Hal King  (2)
    WWII: Tuskegee Airmen
  174. army general
  175. African American/WW2 6888 Central Postal Battalion in US Army, know as Six Triple Eight
  176. Newscaster KBOX radio 1963, went live on the air moments after assassination & fired for it/Witnessed Oswald's shooting. Later, he covered the Jack Ruby trial/WW2 POW Corregidor/Wrote 'Alamo of the Pacific'
  177. WW2 Canadian airman and one of the escapers from German PoW camp 'Stalag Luft III' in 1944, which inspired the Hollywood movie 'The Great Escape'. He is now 91
  178. Flew the Hump during WWII, Author
  179. Ted King  (3)
    WWII ship Reuben James survivor
  180. WWII: ETO. P-47/P-51 Fighter Pilot. 75 missions. 513th Fighter Squadron, 406th Fighter Group. POW (April 1945)
  181. P-51 Mustang Ace during WWII-[5 victories] Member of the 354 Fighter Group
  182. British pilot from WW2
  183. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  184. 4-Star General
  185. air force general
  186. 101st airborne division, ww2also 1st cav at lz ray nam in 1965
  187. 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
  188. Veteran of the Battle of the Coral Sea (4-8 May 1942), served on the USS Lexington which was lost during the battle
  189. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker, 1 of only 3 remaining (as of 2022)
  190. Medal of Honor Vietnam
  191. Pearl Harbor Survivor
  192. WW2 Army Vet/Bronze Star/Member of Company K, 143 Infantry Regiment, 36th Division/Battle of Cassino, Blood River picked by Gen. Mark Clark/National Guard Texas/National Commander DAV/Injured arm in battle/finished out war in Texas
  193. Admiral
  194. WWII: PTO. Reconnaissance scout in the Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. Battles of Bougainville, Guam and Iwo Jima
  195. Ww2 fighter ace - 5 Kills - USAAF
  196. Wwii: eto. pow
  197. WWII: ETO. 66th Infantry Division. Survivor of the sinking of the troopship SS Leopoldville on Dec. 24. 1944. She was torpedoed and sunk by the U-486. 763 soldiers died, together with 56 of her crew
  198. WW2 POW who built a pinhole camera from cardboard scraps & used smuggled-in photo supplies to take photographs of fellow malnourished Marines/risked death from Japanese captors to build the camera, to document the horrors the POW's endured
  199. WWII - Nurse in the Battle of The Bulge; served with the 16th General Hospital
  200. Lz xray 1965 namwas in belle vernon,pa but not now?
  201. JFK - USAF Pipe Band; played at various events in the Kennedy presidency, including the visit of the Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Sean Lemass in October 1963 (where Kirkpatrick met JFK) and the funeral of JFK
  202. Fighter ace 11 1/2 kills
  203. German WW2 veteran (Born: 1925) and last survivor of a little-known wartime prison camp on Merseyside, UK. Now 91 and lives in Huyton, Merseyside, UK
  204. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS St. Louis
  205. D-Day Veteran, WWII
  206. Retired General
  207. British army officer who fought in Malaysia and the Falkland War, later was Aide-de-Camp General to the Queen from 1983 to 1985
  208. One of the pilots who took part in the mission to shoot down Admiral Yamamoto's airplane during WWII
  209. Set records for highest balloon ascent, highest parachute jump, longest freefall and fastest speed by a man through the atmosphere.
  210. (Born 1948) US Army Vietnam Veteran. He was wounded by a RPG in a firefight losing his leg. He was saved by Dale Edge who he finally got to meet him again in 2021 after over 53 years since the incident
  211. US Marine Corps veteran who did 4 tours in Iraq and was deployed in Afghanistan once. Escorted General George Casey on board base
  212. WWII: ETO. Last survivor of B-24 bomber 'Arsenic & Lace' that was shot down on December 17, 1944, over Olomouc (now Czech Republic). He was taken POW until end of the war (Stalag Luft 1)
  213. Survivor of the wreck of the USS Indianapolis
  214. WWII Veteran
  215. George Klein  (2)
    WWII: 46th Field Artillery Battalion in Northern Ireland on June 6, 1944 (he was NOT a Ranger at Point-du-Hoc and NO D-Day veteran as he admitted in late 2017). Earned Bronze Star/Purple Heart; seriously wounded in combat near Moselle on 17 Nov 1944
  216. WWII: HQ Co, 3rd Bn, 501st PIR, 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles).. D - Day, Operation Market Garden. Battle of the Bulge
  217. German WWII Veteran, Waffen - SS
  218. (Born 1922) US Army WW2 Medic. 90th Infantry Medic. Was at the Battle of the Bulge, Utah Beach, Belgium, and Germany. Purple Heart and Bronze Star Recipient
  219. WWII: CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS Dobbin. Barely survived being bombed, later helped to pull men from the USS Arizona a.o. ships out of the water. Transferred to USS Mugford in 1943
  220. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. 17th Airborne Division. Purple Heart
  221. Wake island pilot ww2 vmf-211
  222. Polish WW2 veteran
  223. Retired USMC General
  224. BM3, USN, USS Wasatch (AGC-9) Crewmember on General MacArthur's Command Ship
  225. Major, USAAF, 454th Sqdn, 323rd Bomb Group, 9th AF B-26 Bombardier, 65 Combat Missions, including the Normandy Invasion. Shot down twice in one week
  226. Centenarian (1896-2000). US WWI veteran, served in France
  227. Saboteur from U.S.S. Barb WW II
  228. WWII: Flew his F4U Corsair with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 in support of the Battle of Okinawa. During operations he flew into Marine Corps history when he used his propellor to chop off the tail of Japanese aircraft
  229. Pearl Harbor/WWII Researcher & Author (Not USS Ward Vet!): 'Pearl Harbor: Awakening A Sleeping Giant'
  230. Lz xray 1965 nam
  231. Retired General
  232. US WWII vet, born 1916. Horse cavalry in 1934, called back for WWII in the 331st Infantry regiment in the 83rd division as a Master Sergeant. Landed in Normandy couple weeks after D-Day, fought through Europe. Rode a horse in FDR's 1937 Inaugural Parade
  233. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; USS Grebe
  234. Soviet WWII Veteran
  235. Soviet WWII Veteran, Liberator of Mariupol
  236. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Kaneohe Bay
  237. Noted German ecologist, pacifist, civil servant, politician and a co-founder of the Green Party in Germany. Served in the Luftwaffe during WWII
  238. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Medusa (AR-1)
  239. German officer in WWII, made daily briefings in the Führerbunker with Hitler
  240. ww 11 army hero (cmh)
  241. WWII: PTO. 11th Airborne Division. Wounded Leyte, Philippine Islands. Purple Heart
  242. Doolittle Raiders Co-Pilot Crew #13
  243. JFK: Military Academy at West Point Cadet representative at a White House reception in early 1961
  244. John Knowles  (2)
    World War II veteran
  245. WWII: PFC Knowles was in the troops that liberated Reims, France, and guarded SHAEF (the Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Expeditionary Force) where Dwight Eisenhower was located, and witnessed the end of the war there
  246. Lz xray 1965
  247. British WWII frogman
  248. army general
  249. Lz xray 1965 nam
  250. An American classicist, author, and critic born in England. He was the first director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Spanish Civil War veteran
  251. Secretary of the Texas Air National Guard. At the center of the George Bush service controversy
  252. Tuskegee Airmen
  253. US Army Air Force WWII vet (1926-2021). B-29 Tail Gunner in the South Pacific. HIs plane escorted the Enola Gay, and he witnessed Hiroshima from about a mile away in the air. Days later, he had the same role, witnessing Nagaski's bombing
  254. (Born 1938) US Navy Vietnam Veteran. POW from 1965 to 1973. Recipient of 2 Silver Stars, 4 Legion of Merits, Distinguished Flying Cross, 4 Bronze Stars, and 2 Purple Hearts
  255. marine corps general
  256. ww 11 army hero (cmh)
  257. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. 95th Infantry Division
  258. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  259. USS WWII Merchant Marine, born 1928. Part of a Murmansk Run in Nov/Dec of 1944
  260. WWII. ETO: Battle of Normandy. On Aug. 11th, 1944, he was shot through the neck while engaged in heavy combat, then taken POW and eventually sent back in an soldiers exchange. Company F, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
  261. Retired Navy Admiral
  262. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Aylwin
  263. WWII - Iwo Jima survivor, 5th Marines, Tank Batallion
  264. WWII Kogawa was born in Masuda City, Shimane in 1923. During World War II, he was stationed in Malay as a platoon leader for the 3rd Division of the Imperial Japanese Army. He was in an internment camp in Thailand before returning to Japan
  265. (Born 1942) US Air Force Vietnam and Desert Storm Veteran. Went to Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Iraq and many other places during his 24 year long career
  266. The most injured airman in US history due to injuries fighting in Kuwait
  267. Survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp
  268. WWII: 486th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Belonged to the crew of B-24 Liberator 42-52508 'Libra', one of the 'Zodiac Bombers'. Tail gunner, 36 missions
  269. Lz-xray nam 1965
  270. Japanese fighter ace from WW2, 13 kills
  271. Military Interpreter (Red Army) Spanish Civil War Veteran. Born: 02/12/1920
  272. (Born 1926) US Army WW2 Veteran ETO. 89th Division, 354th Anti-Tank Unit. Helped in the liberation of concentration camp Ohrdruf. Bronze Star recipient
  273. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; Seaman 1st Class, USS St. Louis. Last Staten Island Pearl Harbor survivor
  274. WWII: PTO. USMC. Battle of Iwo Jima. Saw the flag raising
  275. Vietnam veteran who fought in the navy for 33 and a half years and retired as a colonel
  276. Speaker, 21 year marine officer and author of From Baghdad, With Love: A Marine, the War, and a Dog Named Lava. Client success executive at AirStrip. Has appeared frequently on both network (Fox, NBC) and local television news
  277. WWII - 6th Naval Beach Battalion, Navy corpsman at Omaha Beach (D-Day), also in the Battle of Okinawa. His memories are incorporated into Max Hasting's epic book 'Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy 1944'
  278. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. Operation Varsity. 17th Airborne Division
  279. WWII: German D-Day veteran, wireless operator in the 22nd Regiment, 21st Panzerdivision, stationed near Caen at time of D-Day
  280. Polish World War One Veteran Lives in Sierakowice Poland
  281. 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
  282. Former German soldier in the 24th Panzer Division in World War II and the author of several books
  283. WWII: D-Day, Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne Operation Market Garden. 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles), he was General Maxwell Taylor's radioman and later an accomplished WWII Author '(Hell's Highway', 'D-Day With The Screaming Eagles' a.o.)
  284. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Schofield Barracks
  285. Japanese WWII Veteran, born 1927
  286. Donut Dolly in Vietnam
  287. German WWII-Pilot, Rammjager Ace, flew with 4/JG-3 and 3/JG-4 Sturmgruppe
  288. Greek Cypriot WWII veteran. Part of Cypriot Regiment
  289. Maurice L. Kowal was part of Lt/JG John F. Kennedy's orginal PT-109 crew, but, due to earlier injury, not aboard when PT-109 was sunk
  290. Last Polish World War 1 Veteran/Born:02/02/1900 Lives in Tursk, near Sulecin (Poland)
  291. Japanese WWII Veteran, was 87 in 2007
  292. WWII: US Navy. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Reid. Aleutian Campaign,
  293. Russian tank ace and veteran of the Battle of Stalingrad during WW2
  294. WWII: PTO. Battle of Buna-Gona, Battle of Luzon. 32nd Infantry Division
  295. Russian/Soviet Union Ace, 12 Kills during WW2 & 13 Kills during the Korean War!
  296. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS California
  297. WWII: Served on the submarine USS Archerfish (SS-311) which sank the largest aircraft carrier ever built, the HIJMS Shinano, on 29 November 1944. This marks also the largest ship wver sunk by a submarine
  298. WWII: First worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yards and helped built the USS Iowa, then served with the 763rd Railway Shop Battalion in Europe
  299. WWII: Navy. Survived both the sinking of the USS Lexington and the USS Block Island
  300. USMC Sniper in Vietnam
  301. (Born 1947) US Army Vietnam Veteran. Engineer with the 5th Transportation Company in Vietnam from March 1968 until he was captured in Cambodia and taken as a POW while serving aboard a landing craft
  302. WWII German officer
  303. German ww2 pilot
  304. WWII: ETO. B-17 bomber pilot in the 100th Bomb Group
  305. Lz xray 1965 nam
  306. US Navy vet on the USS Randolph, born 1940. Participated in the Mercury mission recoveries of Gus Grissom and John Glenn. Served to escort and guide members of the onboard press onboard during the recoveries
  307. German ww2 pilot
  308. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Assigned to a port anti-aircraft battery and was blown into the water when a torpedo hit. He swam around the damaged USS West Virginia and made it to safety on Ford Island
  309. Survivor Korean Death March/29th Regimental Combat Team/Captured at Oneui on July 26, 1950, marched 40 miles south of the Manchurian border, some 600 miles. POW for 3 months & was one of 23 survivors of 1,500 captured men
  310. Air Force General
  311. World War 1 veteran from the Ukraine, Born:02/25/1897
  312. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. 3rd Marine Division
  313. US Army veteran (4-star general) of 3 wars: WWII ('Colmar Pocket', Battle of Jebsheim 1945, 254th Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division, Korea (187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team), Vietnam (23rd Inf.Div). On Sept. 15, 1981, he was injured in an RAF attack
  314. German ww2 pilot
  315. East German Political Official. German WWII Veteran
  316. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, was at 1010 docks when the attack began, in charge of delivering ammunition for the Navy
  317. Air Force General
  318. Commandant of the Marine Corps (1995-99)
  319. Retired USMC General
  320. WWII female veteran, born 1922, WASP pilot
  321. WWII: As a boy, lived through the Nazi occupation of his country of origin, Holland. Later served America for many years in the Army
  322. WWII - Germany; paratrooper of the 6th Fallschirmjäger Regiment ('Green Devils'), fought at the Normany and many battles. Direct line of combat to the US 502nd and 506th PIR (Easy Company)
  323. Polish soccer player. He played soccer in the Polish army during WWII. Said to have emigrated to Germany
  324. WWII: ETO. B-24 pilot with 8th Air Force. DFC
  325. WWII veteran, born August 21, 1914. Believed to be the oldest living survivor of Iwo Jima by his 100th birthday. Wounded by shrapnel at Iwo, hospitalized and sent back to the states
  326. WWII: Mr. Kudzik completed 14 war patrols, 8 aboard Nautilus 168 (WWII sub), 6 aboard USS Gar (SS-206). Battle of Midway (the Nautilus was co-credited sinking a Japanese ship), Makin Island Raid (they transported Marine Raiders to and back from the raid)
  327. Commander Of USS Abraham Lincoln
  328. Flight engineer,of the 'Bockscar,' plane that dropped bomb on Nagasaki
  329. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Ford Island
  330. Submarine duty during WWII
  331. Retired German general
  332. Retired USMC General
  333. Born 1947 US Air Force Vietnam and Iraq Veteran. POW in Vietnam from 1972 to 1973. 2 Legion of Merits, 1 Distinguished Flying Cross, a Purple Heart, and 1 Bronze Star
  334. Vietnam war combat veteran. Served from 1966 to 1967 as a heavy door machine gunner on a helicopter
  335. Warsaw Pact commander-in-chief from 1977 to 1989
  336. USCG Admiral
  337. WWII: PTO. Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Philippines. USS Dickens APA-161
  338. WWII P-38 Lightning Fighter Pilot. 2 aerial victories before being shot down over Aachen Germany on 16 September 1944. Also flex B17, B-24, B-25, B-26, P-39, P-47, P-51, P-59A, P-63, Wildcat, Hellcat, P80 and P-84
  339. Red Army veteran during WW2. Lives in Minsk
  340. WWII - Fighter Ace, 8 victories
  341. US Army General. Participated in the Iraq, Gulf, and Afghanistan wars and operations Just Cause and Inherent Resolve. Recipient of Army Distinguished Service Medal (2), Legion of Merit (2), Bronze Star (5), Purple Heart (2)
  342. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  343. Japanese fighter ace from WW2, 51 kills
  344. Japanese fighter ace, 16 kills
  345. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  346. WWII - Navy radio man on LSM (Landing Ship Medium) 241 during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Today he is (along with Joe Demler) one of the 'ambassadors' of the original Honor Flight
  347. Veteran of WW2 - both Soviet and US Armies
  348. army general businessman
  349. Estonian soldier and radio operator, a veteran of the Battle of Raua Street
  350. WWII: Joined the Army Air Corps and served in the 9th Air Force as a radar plotter; being a very talented artist, she painted the nose art many of the 9th AF B-26 Bombers
  351. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Hickam Field
  352. WWII: USMC veteran of the Guadalcanal campaign
  353. Former Navy SEAL, author
  354. WWI veteran
  355. 'Tuskegee Airmen' '617th Bomber Squadron, Navigator, Bombardier'
  356. German World War One Veteran (Served in Italian Army)Born: 07/24/1900
  357. WWII: PTO. US Navy, Seabee
  358. German World War 1 and 2 Veteran,Born: 03/10/1900