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  1. U.S. Marine Corps in 1980, in 91, joined HMX1 flying George H. W. Bush & Clinton. In 2006 became Commanding Officer flying Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Retired 2011
  2. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  3. Military
  4. WWII Veteran
  5. US Army 4 Star General
  6. WWII: ETO. B-17 pilot, 8th Air Force, 548th Bomb Group. 35 missions
  7. British ace from WW2
  8. Member of the French maquis in WW2
  9. Vietnam/Army/Dust Off Medic/1968-1971/Unit of Service254th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance), 44th Medical Brigade Location of Service II Corps; Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Vietnam Tuy Hoa Air Base, Vietnam; Ban Me Thuot/Highest Rank E-5
  10. US WWII Navy electrician, born 1927. Roamed Nagasaki 6 weeks after being bombed while his transport ship unloaded. 'Atomic vet' in 1946, witnessing Operation Crossroad atomic tests in the Bikini Atoll from his ship
  11. Lz xray 1965 namwas in wayne,in but not now?
  12. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941. USS Tennessee
  13. Seal Team 3, Author The Last Punisher
  14. WWII: Veteran of the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian. B-1-8, 2nd MarDiv. First Lieutenant Dean Ladd was shot in the stomach shortly after jumping into the water from his boat
  15. WWII: CBI theater. Distinguished Flying Cross. C-87 pilot, 30 'Hump' round-trips
  16. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, Navy Hospital Ship USS Solace (AH-5). Also participated in the invasions of the Gilbert and Marshall Islands, also Guam and Saipan
  17. 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
  18. Member of The White Rose anti-Nazi resistance in WWII
  19. French World War One Veteran
  20. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS West Virginia
  21. WWII: Battle of the Bulge, Operation Varsity. 17th Airborne Division, 513th PIR
  22. WW2/Radio & Radar Operator on Avenger Torpedo Bomber, which carried a crew of three
  23. WWII - 6 victories; 8,285 Total Flight Hours; the only known U.S. Navy ace to shoot down both German and Japanese planes during World War II. Flew Hellcat, F4U Corsair,, Banshee and Phantom
  24. WWII - Fighter Ace, 6 victories; VF-2 (Pacific); flew the Hellcat off of the USS Hornet Mar 1944. Got his first victory during what is called the 'Great Marianas Turkey Shoot'
  25. Centenarian (1895-2002). One of the last US WWI veterans. Served as Army Infantryman in France
  26. Centenarian (1899-2005). One of the last living Canadian WWI veterans
  27. WWII: Last living survivor from the sinking of the HMS Barham, 25 November 1941. Second-highest loss of life from a U-boat attack, behind troop transport Laconia
  28. Belgian fighter ace from WW2
  29. (22 July 1924 - 1 July 2000) was a Sikkimese Indian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces
  30. Bank of Commerce (Savannah, GA)August 15 1860Gazaway Bugg Lamar (G.B. Lamar) (bottom right)Lamar (1798-1874) was simultaneously President of the NYC based Bank of the Republic and Georgia based Bank of Commerce but most of his investments were in the
  31. Officer and pilot of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) during WWII. (Born 1918). Buchenwald concentration camp survivor
  32. WWII Fighter pilot. Shot down a German ME 262 jet figher and a German Arado AR 234 jet bomber. Flew with the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group (1944/1945) to April 1945) 61 combat missions (167:40 combat hours in a P-47, 107:50 in a P-51)
  33. US WWII vet, 511th Paratooper, born 1923. New Guinea, Philippines. Witness to the Japanese Surrender. Swim records in high school and college before drafted. Picked up again after retiring, and holds many records for 80/90 year olds
  34. SSgt, US Army, Co D, 339th Engineers Cook Luzon, New Guinea and Southern Philippines Campaign veteran
  35. D-Day veteran and author of 'Every Man A Hero'
  36. Cryptologic Technician Chief on the USS Liberty when it was attacked by the Israelis in 1967
  37. Pearl Harbor survivor from Wisconsin born 1922; served on USS Nevada on Dec. 7, 1941
  38. air force general
  39. Retired Air Force member, worked as an VIP Air Force Crew Member, served various times on Air Force One, Air Force Two, and First Lady Missions. Lead Usher for President George H W Bush Funeral. Traveled w/several Presidents, First Ladies and other distin
  40. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Arizona
  41. Pilot, first pilot to eject from a British aircraft
  42. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'Austria'Born: 04.19.1921
  43. WWII Veteran, paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. Drafted in June of 1942. Jumped into Normandy on D-Day. Texas A & M Student
  44. One of only two known surviving US World War I veterans
  45. WWII: Later General Landon led one of the two unfortunate groups of B-17s to Pearl Harbor to arrive in the midst of the attack on Dec. 7, 1941
  46. Charles Lane  (3)
    'Tuskegee Airmen'
  47. WWII Pearl Harbour 7 December 1941. Survivor of both the USS Arizona and later USS Nevada
  48. Lz xray 1965
  49. (Born 1941) US Air Force Vietnam Veteran. POW from 1966 to 1973. Recipient of a Silver Star, 2 Legion of Merits, a Distinguished Flying Cross, and a Purple Heart
  50. Member of Pappy Boyington's Black Sheep Squadron
  51. medal of honor army vietnam war
  52. Ensign US Navy, USS Arizona Survivor, last survivng Battleship officer from Pearl Harbor
  53. WWII German Naval Officer Born 1916
  54. German World War II Luftwaffe 70-victory flying ace and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He held the position of Geschwaderkommodore of fighter wing Jagdgeschwader 51
  55. Survivor of the Sinking of the MV Wilhelm Gustloff
  56. 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
  57. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Gunner's mate aboard the USS Shaw
  58. Lt. Gen. Michael Langley is set to become the first Black four-star general in the Marines' 246-year history
  59. WWII: D-Day. 82nd AB, 505th PIR; landed in St. Mere-Eglise, featured in the movie 'The Longest Day'; wounded and captured June 30th, 1944, forced to work in a coalmine in today's Czech Republic by the SS, from where he escaped after months
  60. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  61. WWII: Iwo Jima. Seabee
  62. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. USS Bunker Hill
  63. Vietnam War - Flew helicopters for Air America in Vietnam from 1970 to 1975; he is the helicopter pilot whose advice saved the famous 'Last Flight From Da-Nang' (see Kenneth Healy)
  64. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  65. WWII: Atlantic. Served on the USS Block Island
  66. Current Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
  67. 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
  68. WWII: Wake Island Defender: Marine Corps 1st Defense Battalion, POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941
  69. army general
  70. army general
  71. Scottish-Australian WWII veteran. Last living survivor of Battle of Hong Kong
  72. 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
  73. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  74. Bataan Death March Survivor, wrote 'Footprints of Courage'!
  75. Retired Navy Admiral
  76. Jack Larson  (2)
    WW2 D-Day veteran and was given the Legion of Honor and Bronze Star. Also has be featured on many YouTube channels such as MrBeast (born 1923)
  77. WW2 Veteran in the G3 V Corps and TikTok Sensation from sharing his stories. Also author of book The Luckiest Man Alive: Stories from the Life of Papa Jake (Born 1922) D - Day Veteran
  78. WWII: USS Yorktown, Battle of Midway
  79. 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)
  80. 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
  81. Native of Fort Myers, Florida, was a retired Commander in the United States Navy and a Naval Aviator. As a Lieutenant, he received the Medal of Honor for his rescue of two downed Naval Aviators while piloting a search and rescue helicopter in Vietnam
  82. The tenth of the 10 Aces of the Deep and the only one still living. He sank 26 ships for 156,082 tons. Born: 05/12/1915
  83. Born 1943 US Navy Vietnam Veteran. POW from May 1972 to March 1973. Bronze and Silver Star, 3 Legion of Merit's, and Distinguished Flying Cross
  84. WWII:Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  85. British SOE Agent in occupied France 1944
  86. Korean war ace - USAF - 5 Kills
  87. Centenarian (1895-2000). US WWI veteran. Army engineer, built camps in France
  88. German ww2 pilot
  89. Pearl Harbor survivor 7 Dec 1941; was a pharmacist mate at the Naval hospital at the time of the attack
  90. Lieutenant General Donald Currie Laubman, AOE, DFC & Bar, CD (born 16 October 1921) began his military career in December 1939. In 1942 he was posted to 133 Squadron in Boundary Bay, British Columbia, Canada. In 1943 he was sent to Red Hill/Staplehurs
  91. Former president of Guatemala (1974 - 1978)
  92. flying tiger
  93. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  94. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. Worked closely with the Navajo Code Talkers. 5th Marine Division, 27th Regiment
  95. Army captain helped plan invasion of Normandy
  96. Lz xray 1965 nam somewhere in murphysboro,illinois
  97. Centenarian (1898-2005). US WWI veteran, last WWI vet in Nevada. Barely survived the 1918 Flu on shipride to France, but recovered. Drove a truck in France transporting sick/injured to hospitals
  98. WWII: At age 19, staff sergeant Don Lawhorn was an experienced B-17 tail gunner flying more than two-dozen sorties over occupied Europe for the 12th/15th F, 99th Bombardment Group , 346th Bombardment Squadron. Mission to Southern Germany and Austria
  99. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa, Battle of Peleliu. First Marine Division K/3/5 ('The Old Breed')
  100. WW2 fighter ace - 11 Kills - USAAF
  101. Army Air Corp Medal of Honor Recipient, WWIIPassed away in 1999
  102. WWII - RAF pilot, one of the surviving members of 'The Few' (termed by Winston Churchill, using a Shakespeare quote, bestowed on the pilots that fought the Battle of Britain)
  103. army general
  104. British Army officer who fought and was severely wounded in the Falklands War, wrote a book called 'When the Fighting Is Over: A Personal Story of the Battle for Tumbledown Mountain and Its Aftermath' about his experiences
  105. navy admiral
  106. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran (Murmansk Run); HMS Mermaid, HMS Lapwing
  107. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  108. 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
  109. British Army officer, who served as General Officer Commanding in Northern Ireland during the Troubles, and later as Commander-in-Chief of Allied Forces Northern Europe
  110. air force general
  111. Tuskegee Airmen original pilot
  112. British WW1 Veteran
  113. WWII - Survivor of the Bataan Death March; spent three and a half years as a prisoner of the Japanese in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea before liberation in 1945. Author of WWI book "Some survived"
  114. WWII Veteran, Tuskegee Airmen. Wilkerson completed his training after the end of the war, so he did not have the chance to fly in combat
  115. WWII: PTO. Coxswain 3rd Class, US Navy. Helming a Higgins Boat in the Battle of Peleliu, landing members of the 1st Marine Division on Peleliu Island
  116. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  117. Member of the famed ''Flying Tigers'' before and during WWII.
  118. Flying Tiger Pilot
  119. WWII: PTO. US Navy, LSM 208. Battle of Okinawa
  120. USS Pueblo
  121. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 96th Infantry Division. 2 Purple Hearts
  122. Belgian fighter ace from WW2
  123. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. 5th Marines
  124. navy admiral england
  125. WWii: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS California
  126. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS West Virginia
  127. 'Tuskegee Airmen' '301st Fighter Squadron & 332nd Fighter Group' flew the pt-17, bt-13, at-6, p-39, p-40, p-47, p-51, at-11, b-25
  128. WWII: Tuskegee Airmen. Flew missions in Italy, Austria, Czechoslovakia. Protected at least twice bomber pilot Herbert Heilbrun, also listed her on Startiger
  129. 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
  130. WWII: Scouting Squadron Six, USS En'terprise CV-6. POW
  131. British bomber pilot awarded the Victoria Cross in August 1940
  132. 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
  133. Man who claims to be the Sailor kissing a nurse on VJ Day in Alfred Eisenstadt's famous Life Magazine photo
  134. WWII: ETO. Veteran of the Battle of the Bulge and Operation Varsity. 17th Airborne Division
  135. WWII - Tuskegee Airman
  136. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, Hickam Fiel, 7 December 1941
  137. Sergeant, USA, Co. I, 398th Inf. Regt. 100th Infantry Div. Motor Messenger - Combat Infantryman European Theater
  138. WWII: Veteran of the Battle of the Coral Sea (4-8 May 1942), served on the USS Lexington which was lost during the battle, participating in the infamous 'Icecream Incident' while the ship was abandoned
  139. WWII: U.S. Army nurse (Battle of Normandy, Battle of the Bulge)
  140. Soviet WWII Veteran, Battle of Stalingrad, Battle of Kursk. Lives in Canada, possibly Toronto, born May 1, 1923 in Vitebsk
  141. US WWII Navy veteran, born 1924. USS Indianapolis Survivor, one of the last 5 living as of 6/21
  142. WW2 Iwo Jima Marine/Combat engineer, had the job of sneaking up and hurling satchels loaded with explosives into Japanese machine-gun nests and caves
  143. US WWII era veteran, born 1928. Enlisted at 18 in 1946, served as a guard at Sugamo prison during the Tokyo Trials (the Nuremburg counterpart for Japanese war criminals), became the Chief Jailer there
  144. US Navy WWII vet, born 1925. One of the last surviving Navy blimp pilots of WWII. Convoy duty over the Caribbean/Panama Canal, stationed at a US airbase in Jamaica
  145. Oldest Marine - Deceased 2004
  146. WWII WASP Women Pilot
  147. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941. Navy photographer's mate on the USS Neosho (AO-23)
  148. medal of honor marines vietnam war
  149. Canadian veteran of World War II who was the only woman of Chinese-Canadian descent to serve in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
  150. Robert E. Lee  (2)
    Civil War general. Fought in the Battle of Little Bighorn
  151. Australian WWII Veteran
  152. Retired Marine Officer who served on the ?Death Watch? for President John F. Kennedy?s casket following the assassination
  153. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot) (flew the bt-13, at-6, c-47, co-pilot on lockheed electra and dc-3)
  154. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  155. Lz xray 1965 nam
  156. PVT, USA, 120th General Hospital Surgical Technician New Guinea and Philippines Campaigns Witnessed the signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri Appearing Sunday
  157. Spy/Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, current Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence US Army, could be poised to make history. Is the leading candidate to take over as chief of the Pentagon?s main spy organization, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  158. WWII: Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force and one of the youngest pilots to survive the Battle of Britain
  159. French writer and military
  160. Member of the French maquis inWW2
  161. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Ward. Later in the war, he also was a Kamikaze attack survivor
  162. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, U.S. Navy, 1st Class Torpedoman, USS Monahan
  163. Last survivor of the sinking of the USS Tang. Born: 1924. SS Tang was a WW2 submarine that was sunk during the last engagement by a circular run of her final torpedo in 1944. He is now 94-95
  164. USN Admiral
  165. WWII: Welsh soldier who was evacuated from Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) in 1940
  166. Soviet WWII Veteran, Food Manager In Military Hospitals, Battle of Stalingrad. Lives in Canada, possibly Calgary, Alberta, Calgary
  167. (born 18 July 1921) was a highly decorated Leutnant der Reserve of the Brandenburgers in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. He was Rommel's personal and favorite combat driver
  168. Finnish WWII Veteran. Featured in this article:
  169. army general
  170. US Air Force Gen. & VP running mate of George Wallace in 1968/ credited designing & implementing effective, but controversial systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of WW2/headed Berlin airlift
  171. (Born 1934) US Marine Corps Korean War Veteran. Purple Heart Recipient
  172. Female pilot during WWII (WASP - Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  173. WWII - Iwo Jima survivor who met Shirley Temple in 1945 at Camp Adair, OR, where was recuperating from wounds received in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  174. Army General
  175. Supreme Court: Social worker and civil rights activist, lead plaintiff in the landmark First Amendment case Lemon v. Kurtzman (1971)
  176. 'Medal of Honor Recipient' 'Purple Heart Recipient' 'US Army,Vietnam' Author of Beyond The Medal
  177. Army General
  178. WWII: Last survivor of the USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413). On Oct. 25, 1944, in the battle of Samar, the Samuel B. Roberts steamed through a gauntlet of incoming shells, scored torpedo and gunfire hits before finally being sunk
  179. WWII - Fighter Ace, 5 victories (between 23 May 1944 and 14 June 1944), plus a probable 3 damage claims. 49th Fighter Squadron, 14th Fighter Group, 15th Air Force; European Theater
  180. Medical Artist and Nurse who worked at the Queen Victoria Hospital in England during WW2
  181. WW2 Japanese POW Survivor/1940, Bob was assigned to the USS Seawolf (SS197) & USS Perch (SS 176) Submarine
  182. WWII: 549th Bomb Squadron, 385th Bomb Group ('Van's Valiants'), 92nd Wing, 8th Air Force. Based near Ipswich, England. Flew 29 missions as a B-17 Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner including the huge March 18, 1945, mission to Berlin
  183. WWII: PTO. Ghost Army
  184. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  185. WWII American Fighter Pilot Ace.
  186. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; Ewa Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS)
  187. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the Kamikaze attack at the USS Bunker Hill
  188. WWII - honorary member of Doolittle's Raiders
  189. WWII: ETO. Radio operator/gunner on B-24H #42-7567 'Wacky Donald'. 445th Bomb Group, 8th AF. Met and flew a training session with Jimmy Stewart at Tibenhall, England. Was shot down over Holland on Feb. 24, 1944 and eventually taken a POW,
  190. Retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and Air Force Major general (Born: 1934) On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extravehicular activity, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for a 12-minute spacewalk
  191. 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
  192. WWII: PTO. US Army Air Corps. B-29 Navigator. Missions to Japan
  193. Centenarian (1897-2001). US WWI veteran, one of the last surviving black vets. Cleared fields of trees and thickets in France to allow fire against the Germans
  194. (Born 1935) US Navy Vietnam Veteran. Started his naval career in 1958. He flew with VA-176 from 1961 to 1964, which included a deployment during the Cuban Missile Crisis. POW in Vietnam from 1972 to 1973
  195. 'Easy Company' 'Member of a Band of Brothers'
  196. Retired Admiral
  197. Spanish Civil War Veteran, British Battalion, Lives in London, Born: 1915
  198. German veteran of the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942
  199. Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame, born 1923. WWII RCAF pilot, flew cover on D-Day. Post war flew for Canada's NATO and Air Defense Command, made Brig. General in 1970
  200. Crew member onboard the famous WWII submarine that was awarded 7 battle stars for sinking enemy ships
  201. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941 (USS Neosho AO-23)
  202. German WWII Veteran, Wehrmacht
  203. T4, USA, 625th Ordnance Base Automotive Maintenance, 10th Army Pacific Theater veteran
  204. Former Russian KGB major who defected to the United States in 1979. He obtained U.S. citizenship in 1989. Levchenko published his English-language autobiography, On the Wrong Side: My Life in the KGB, in 1988
  205. WWII: PTO. USS Bunker Hill. Survived the Kamikaze attack on May 11, 1945, when nearly 400 shipmates died
  206. Robert Levin  (3)
    Manhattan Project scientist, born 1921. Harvard chemistry grad recruited to work at the Manhattan Project's Oak Ridge facility to help enrich Uranium 235, used in the Hiroshima bomb. Continued his work into the Cold War era
  207. WWII - 82nd Airbone Division. Landed as the division's only weather observer in a glider on D-Day, transmitted the first weather report famous from Ste. Mere-Eglise
  208. Robert Levine  (2)
    WWII: D-Day, Utah Beach, 90th Infantry Division. He was wounded and eventually taken POW at the Battle of Monte Castro (Hill 122) in July 1944
  209. He is the oldest American living veteran, Born on November 13, 1905
  210. Retired General
  211. Prof. Lewis is a retired soldier. He served with the 9th Infantry Division and the 2nd Ranger Battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington/Wrote 'Omaha Beach'
  212. WWII: Battle of Midway, USS Balch. Helped rescue survivors of the sinking of the USS Yorktown
  213. US WWII veteran, 86th Regiment, 10th Mountain Division in Italy. Served alongside Bob Dole in WWII
  214. Jim was the USMC Pilot who nearly saved Gus Grissom's ill fated Liberty Bell 7, as it flooded with water and sank to the bottom of the sea following it's splashdown on 7/21/61, author - Short Tales By A Tall Pilot (2013)
  215. Norman Lewis  (2)
    WWII: Dunkirk. A Royal Engineer who fought a rearguard action to enable the evacuation at Dunkirk. He was ordered to blow up a bridge, which he did, but eventually was taken POW until the end of the war
  216. WII: MTO. Survivor of the sinking of the HMS Fiji (C58) in the Battle of Crete on 22 May 1941
  217. WWII US Army veteran, 9th Horse Cavalry, born 1922. One of the last of the segregated 'Buffalo Soldiers' of WWII
  218. P-38 Lightning Ace during WWII-[7 victories] Member of the 475th Fighter Group
  219. Retired General
  220. Retired USMC General
  221. Commander USAF Mobility Command
  222. Author, speaker and U.S. Navy SEAL. Served as chief advisor for Counter Terrorism for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict. Son of G. Gordon Liddy
  223. WWII: Served on the submarine USS Archerfish (SS-311) which sank the Japanese aircraft carrier HIJMS Shinano, on 29 November 1944
  224. WWII: 'Rosie the Riveter' at McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, CA, during WWII. She worked on B-17s
  225. WWII: PTO. One of the two Marines smoking in the famous photo from the Battle of Peleliu
  226. WWII: Polish fighter in the huge Warsaw Uprising of 1944 which was eventually crushed by Nazi-Germany
  227. top ace of the world-353 kill ww2-russian front
  228. WWII: USS Bunker Hill. Last of the Bunker Hill crew rescued, surviving two kamikazes crashing 30 seconds apart into the Bunker Hill on 11 May 1945 during the Battle of Okinawa
  229. Known for her appearance in a newsreel filmed in 1945. She is directing traffic behind the Brandenberg Gate. Is said to be living in the village of Zvonaryovka in the Saratov region of Russia
  230. War hero, Victoria Cross receiver
  231. WWII: PTO. Chief Fire Controlman on the USS Chicago (CA-29). Battle of Savo Island, Battle of Rennell Island (when the Chicago was sunk)
  232. WWII: PTO. Battel of Okinawa. Seabee
  233. member of the original Iwo Jima Flag Raisers
  234. WWII Veteran, survived attack at Pearl Harbor, technical advisor for the film - Pearl Harbor (2001)
  235. WWII: PTO. Battle of Guam. Seabee
  236. WW2 USN Flying Ace, 8 Victories!
  237. Retired Army General
  238. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Detroit (CL-8)
  239. WW2 Veteran-Omaha Beach
  240. Pearl Harbor Survivor, was at Wheeler Field when attack started
  241. Served on USS Growler during WW II
  242. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor aboard the battleship Nevada, 7 December 1941
  243. army general
  244. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  245. navy admiral
  246. JFK - Aide to General Wehle and as such often briefing President Kennedy about visitors; also a witness to the autopsy of JFK
  247. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Downes
  248. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Perry
  249. WWII: Czechoslovakian RAF fighter pilot
  250. WWII: PTO. Combat Medic in the Medical Detachment 2nd Battalion, 172th Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division
  251. Vietnam Helicopter Pilot/(by his own estimation, nearly the worst helicopter pilot in his class), recounts the events leading up to & during a daring 7-hour rescue mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail that he organized on Easter Sunday, 1967
  252. Medal of Honor 'US Army Chaplin Vietnam' He renounced the Medal of Honor & mailed it back to President Ronald Reagan!
  253. WWII: D-Day, C-47 pilot, 71st Squadron, 434th Troop Carrier Group; dropped Screaming Eagles (101st Airborne) on D-Day
  254. 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
  255. (Born 1943) US Army Paratrooper Vietnam Veteran. 101st Airborne Division, 327th Infantry. Recipient of 2 Purple Hearts and a Bronze ( a V as in Valor) and Silver Star
  256. WWII- Navajo Code Talker
  257. Lz xray 1965 nam
  258. medal of honor army vietnam
  259. WWII - Honorary Member of the Doolittle Raiders; Chinese man who risked his life to help the Doolittle Raiders in China after the raid
  260. Navy Gunner, USS Nevada, Pearl Harbor Survivor!
  261. WWII: Machine gunner in 'H' company, Second Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Division. Battle of Tulagi, Battle of Guadalcanal, Battle of Peleliu
  262. medal of honor marines vietnam
  263. WWII: ETO. 262nd Regiment, 66th Infantry Division. Eyewitness to the sinking of the SS Leopoldville by torpedo as he was aboard the HMS Cheshire, which was right behind in the convoy. Bronze Star
  264. Female Russian sniper during WW2. Lives in Brno, Czech Republic. Born Dec. 3, 1920
  265. JFK related/Bay of Pigs Frogman/Stated; 'Ammunition was all we needed,' Chiqui Llama says. 'We blamed Kennedy. I think Kennedy was yellow.' Lives in Puerto Rico
  266. D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1926. He is now 88 and lives in the UK. He was a crew member aboard the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Ajax
  267. USN Admiral
  268. UK WW1 Veteran
  269. 'Squadron Leader Royal Air Force Abingdon' & 'Test Pilot'
  270. Commander 19th Sustainment Command
  271. Sniper for the Red Army of the Soviet Union during World War II
  272. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Hickam Field
  273. memphis belle top gunner
  274. Tank Ace (73 kills)
  275. WWII: ETO 351st BS, 100th BG, 8th AF ('Bloody Hundredth'). Flew 19 mission from February 25, 1945 (Munich) to April 19, 1945 (Oarnienburg). Also picking up French slave workers from Linz, Austria, after the war and flying them home
  276. Radar operator at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941
  277. WWII - D-Day, 116th AAA Gun Battalion, landed on Utah Beach. Also entered death camp at Gardelegan, Germany
  278. Navy Admiral
  279. 4 Star General Born Oct 28, 1954
  280. Pioneering female pilot. A WASP during WWII
  281. GySgt (Ret) Survivor of the USS Liberty Attack
  282. WWII: PTO. Battle of Guadalcanal, Battle of Peleliu. Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, First Marine Division
  283. American and former National Guard soldier who was a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration-'the Medal of Honorâ-'for his actions in World War II
  284. air force general
  285. WWII: ETO. B Company, 68th Armored Infantry Battalion, 14th Armored Divsion. France, Italy, Germany, Austria. Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  286. Ww2 veteran N. Africa and Italy
  287. Author and former lieutenant in the U.S. Navy who was one of the first fully qualified female naval aviators to fly the F-14 Tomcat. Lohrenz has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, and NPR, and gives nationwide lectures on leadership
  288. P-38 Lightning Pilot- fighter Ace during WWII [11 victories]
  289. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach. LST-288. Later USS Augusta
  290. Vince Lombardi was born on January 26, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Little Orphan Annie (1938), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) and Military Academy (1940)
  291. WW II 2nd Ranger Battalion who scaled cliffs during the D-Day Invasion
  292. One the last surviving British veterans of The Spanish Civil War. He is now 93 and lives in Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, UK
  293. Jack London  (2)
    British veteran of the Battle of the River Plate, served on HMS Exeter, born in 1921
  294. Bob Long  (4)
    Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
  295. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Kaneohe Bay, VP-12. Later served at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal in the famous 'Cactus Air Force' and ín the Battle of Midway
  296. John Long  (5)
    US WWII vet, born 1927. Training stateside in the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) when the war ended. Sent with the occupying force to Germany, so the vets who fought there could come home. Used GI Bill to become a chiropractic doctor
  297. Air ace ww11 - 6 Kills - USAAF
  298. WWII: Atlantic. Served on the USS Block Island (CVE-21)
  299. Night of the siver stars- battle of lang vei-nam duning tet offensive 1968-5th special forces is a ret army Colonel
  300. WWII Navigator on a B-24 Liberator
  301. Flying tiger
  302. WWII: Navy; gunner's mate aboard the USS Tisdale DE-33, Pacific. In the battles of Tarawa, Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Saipan, Tinian, Guam, the Philippines, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa
  303. air force general
  304. German ww2 pilot
  305. Medal of Honor, US Army, WWII
  306. WWII: PTO. Served on submarines USS Atule and decorated USS Drum
  307. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  308. President of Honduras (1963-71, 1972-75), air force colonel
  309. WWII Ace Pilot/ 23rd Fighter Group
  310. Retired Air Force General
  311. air force general
  312. Air Force General
  313. Member of staff at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Was an SS-Unterscharfuhrer. Born 1921
  314. Commander Air University
  315. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 105th Infantry Regiment, 27th Division
  316. black sheep squadron
  317. WWII vet, born 1920. Last living member of the Flying Tigers pilot unit that worked in China, Burma, and Thailand
  318. WWII - Pearl Harbor 7 Dec 1941; USS Arizona survivor
  319. Italian politician of Communist Party, 1st President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies for three consecutive legislatures from 1979 to 1992/In resistance movement against Nazi German invaders during WW2
  320. WWII: Ground crew (mechanic, nose art painter) of the 349th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, 8th AF ('The Bloody Hundredth') who painted the Nose Art of many B-17s of the 349th
  321. WWII - Bataan Death March survivor
  322. Airforce Lt Colonel & NASA Test Pilot: X-24B Lifting Body Plane
  323. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran
  324. Army General
  325. Lovell was the director of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during WWII
  326. USAAF WWII Flying Ace, 31st FG, 309th FS - 5 Kills. Born August 7, 1923. Wiki:,_Jr
  327. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'France'Born: 07/21/1915
  328. Korean War fighter Ace (9 kills)- USAF - POW Viet Nam
  329. Civilian Conservation Corps. WWII: PTO. Army Air Corps. Corregidor Island (Philippines). POW. 'Hell Ship' Noto Maru
  330. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor aboard the USS Neosho, 7 December 1941
  331. WWII: ETO. RAF Battle of Britain pilot
  332. WWII: ETO. Fighter pilot, 55th Squadron, 20th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, flying P-51 Mustangs on 52 strafing, long-range-patrol and bomber-escort missions (Nov. 1944-Apr. 1945). Later flew 185 missions in Vietnam War. 271:55 combat hours
  333. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers'
  334. Coast Guard Admiral and Secretary of Homeland Security
  335. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor aboard the USS Neosho, 7 December 1941
  336. medal of honor marines ww11
  337. Austrian World War One Veteran Born: 09/21/1900.One of only 10 remaining Veterans from World War 1
  338. Army sniper vietnam , 38 confirmied kills, 82nd Airborne Division
  339. US WWII Army vet, born 1921. Bataan Death March survivor
  340. WWII: Bataan Death March survivor. G Battery 515th Coast Artillery
  341. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor; Battle of Midway
  342. Retired General
  343. Flew the B-52 mothership for the X-1 flight. (The 'Mothership' is the aircraft from which the X-1 aircraft & Test Pilot is launched from) also commanded the t-34, t-37, t-33, b-57, t-38, f-104, kc-135, t-39, a-26, a-1, ec-137, c-5
  344. WWII: 350th/351st Bomb Sq, 100th BG, 8th AF. B-17 (co-)pilot, mostly on B-17s 'Sunny' (#42-30089) and 'Sunny II' (#42-30796). Survivor of Bremen raid (Oct. 8, 1943; only 6 of 18 came back, earning him his nickname 'Lucky'). D-Day missions
  345. WWII: 282d Engineer Combat Battalion, XII Corps. Arrived in Europe after D-Day, his job was to get the combat troops across the many rivers encountered during the advance across Europe, by building Pontoon Bridges, etc., Purple Heart
  346. World War II Veteran
  347. French Supercentenarian born 6/6/1912. WW2 veteran. Fought with the French Resistance. Prisoner of War
  348. WWII: PTO. LST 474. US Navy
  349. WWI: D-Day, Omaha Beach, 2nd wave. Battle of the Bulge
  350. U.S. Air Force 1951-1955
  351. WWII Fighter Ace, only American Mosquito ace (5 victories)
  352. 'Squadron Leader for Royal Air Force'
  353. (Born 1918) US WW2 Navy Veteran. On the gun crew of the USS Hailey
  354. Tuskegee Airmen 'LA Chapter'
  355. (Born 1940) US Air Force Vietnam War Veteran. POW from 1967 to 1973. Recipient of 2 Silver Stars, 2 Distinguished Flying Crosses, and 2 Purple Hearts
  356. Politician, WWII Veteran
  357. Bill Lund  (2)
    Lz-xray nov 65 vietnam-we were soldiers1st ground battle in nam
  358. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Naval Hospital
  359. Air ace ww11 - 6.5 Kills - US Navy
  360. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor. Served on the USS Monaghan which sank a Japanese mini-submarine on Dec. 7, 1941. Later, Battle of the Coreal Sea, Battle of Midway
  361. Brig. General, was test pilot for the X-1
  362. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Helena
  363. WWII: Technician fifth grade, headquarters company, 473rd Infantry, 5th Army; fought in North Africa and Italy; met General Patton, later as a medic met, shook hands with Charles De Gaulle
  364. German ww2 pilot
  365. Stood directly underneath an exploding nuclear warhead on July 19th, 1957
  366. (Born 1975) US Navy Seal Afghanistan and Iraq War Veteran. Navy Cross Recipient
  367. Author - Lone Survivor. Petty Office US Navy/Navy Seal/awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006 by Pres. G. W. Bush
  368. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Tennessee. Served on this ship until war's end, incl. Aleutian Campaign, Tarawa, Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Guam, Tinian, Surigao Straight, Iwo Jima, Okinawa
  369. US Navy vet, born 1940. Served on the USS Donner during its recovery mission of Ham the Chimp in 1961 prior to launching the first US man in space months later
  370. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers'
  371. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS San Francisco
  372. JFK; US Army Corps Colonel that created and engineered the eternal flame that adorns the graveside of President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetary
  373. WWII: Tuskegee Airmen fighter pilot. 3 victories
  374. air force general
  375. medal of honor army vietnam
  376. Retired General
  377. Rescued American P.O.W. in 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'
  378. Tuskegee Airmen
  379. navy admiral
  380. WWII: D-Day, Utah Beach. Co B, 1st Bn., 359 Regt, 90th Infantry Div. Also Exercise Tiger
  381. WWII: Navy Corpsman attached to the USMC in many battles from GUadalcanal to Okinawa. Bronze Star
  382. air force general businessman
  383. Tom Lyons  (2)
    WWII: PTO. USMC. Guadalcanal. Battle of the Bloody Ridge
  384. navy admiral