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  1. Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff
  2. JFK - Leading Honor Guard horse rider at the Kennedy funeral, 25 November 1963
  3. Former Romanian general and defector during the Cold War, probably living in the USA
  4. Army 9th Air Corps Pilot who flew the Martin B-26 Marauder during WWII. Lives in Botca Ridge, FL
  5. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  6. US Army Afghanistan War Veteran. Recipient of the Purple Heart for being wounded by RPG shrapnel
  7. WWII British Fighter Pilot Ace.
  8. US Navy Veteran. Survivor of the USS Liberty Incident in 1967. Purple Heart Recipient for injuries received during the attack
  9. army general
  10. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  11. medal of honor marines ww11
  12. (Born 1933) US Navy Vietnam War Veteran. Did 2 tours in Vietnam and several in Taiwan
  13. Real life Rosie the Riveter; worked B-29 line in Wichita, KS. Volunteer on Doc restoration. Most of her original rivets from when she installed them at 18 years old were still sound
  14. WWII: Served on the destroyer USS Dale (DD-353) from 1942-45. Battle of Komandorski Islands (Aleutians Campaign, March 1943), Central Pacific 1943/44 (Makin, Kwajalein, Eniwetok), 1944/45 Saipan, Guam, Battle of the Philippine Sea
  15. army general
  16. WWII:_ PTO. Served on the submarine USS Finack. While on its 10th war patrol, the Finback -- with Andrew at the helm and the first man on deck -- rescued Lt. J.G. George Herbert Walker Bush
  17. Palermo was part of the 2nd wave at Omaha Beach. He piled out of a Higgins boat, into a storm of bullets and bombs. This was followed by an hour dug into the bloody sand, while 2,500 men died around him
  18. U.S. Air Force in 1966 and served as a Weapons Specialist on Phantom F-4D fighter aircraft at bases in West Germany, Italy, and Libya
  19. WWII Nazi War Criminal; was a guard at Trawniki labor camp; his US citizenship has been revoked but he originally couldn'tt be deported because no country would take him; has since been deported to Germany
  20. 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
  21. WWII pilot - Battle of Britain
  22. Dave Palmer  (2)
    Retired General
  23. David Palmer  (4)
    WWII: B-17 pilot in the 351st Bomb Group
  24. 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
  25. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker' 'One of the Original 29'
  26. (Born 1926) US Army WW2 Veteran. Silver Star and Bronze Star recipient
  27. WWII: PTO. 509th Composite Group
  28. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  29. WWII Veteran
  30. WW2 US Army Veteran, Malmedy Massacre Survivor!
  31. Romanian WW1 vet
  32. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge
  33. US WWII vet, born 1921 in Italy. Through Ellis Island to the US in 1927. Sent to fight the Japanese in the Aleutians, Alaska
  34. Member of the Republic of China Air Force's 'Black Cat' Squadron, which operated U-2 surveillance from 1961-1974
  35. WWII: US Navy, carrier pilot. Survived the sinking of the USS Bismarck Sea in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  36. USCG Admiral
  37. US Air Force, Post-Korean war, born 1939. Stateside at Sampson, Walker Bases. 812th Crew Chief. Started July '53, as the Korean action stopped
  38. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  39. Born 1931, Military leader of Panama,1982-1983
  40. WWII: Merchant Marine
  41. WWII: ETO. D-Day. 320th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Balloon Barrage Battalion (African-American unit), landed with 3rd wave at Omah Beach, spent 68 days there, raising hydrogen-filled barrage balloons to deny low-level airspace to enemy planes
  42. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS T. Louis
  43. CEO of the Wyche Law Firm and former F16 fighter pilot who is running for lieutenant governor of South Carolina
  44. Military
  45. Lz xray 1965 nam was in bristow,ok but not now
  46. WWII: Survived the sinking of the USS McCawley (AP-10) off the coast of Guadalcanal Island, 30 June 1943
  47. WWII US Army D-Day veteran, born 1924. Led wire-cutting group in the first wave on Omaha Beach. Claims to be the first man to reach the beach the morning of the attack
  48. WWII D-Day Utah Beach Army veteran, 314th Infantry 79th Infantry Division Reverend in Abingdon, Virginia
  49. WWII: ETO. 333rd Regiment, 84th Infantry Division. Battle of the Bulge (Bronze Star), Siegfried Line
  50. Retired Vice Admiral
  51. Lz xray 1965 nam
  52. WWII Rosie the Riveter, photographed working with her sister Naomi Parker Fraley in WWII. Revealed in 2015 that her sister's photo was the inspiration for the iconic We Can Do It WWII Rosie poster
  53. 'Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Pilot'
  54. Korean War: Battle of Chosin Reservoir, US Marine Corps
  55. Jim Parks  (2)
    WW2 Canadian Veteran. Wounded several times and saw action at D-Day
  56. WWII: Guadalcanal campaign, Battle of Cape Gloucester. Korean War. Commended for his cour-age and coolness under fire by both his command-ing officers and the men that served with him, who dubbed him 'The Real John Wayne'. Silver Star
  57. Polish World War One Veteran
  58. Member of the Annex Security Team that fought the Battle of Benghazi, Libya, from September 11 to September 12, 2012. 13 Hours Movie Basis
  59. Fighter Ace USAF - Korea - 10 Kills - DSC Korea - AFC Viet Nam - Credited with last air to air kill in the Korean War
  60. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  61. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Vestal (AR-4, a repair ship moored alongside USS Arizona, at berth F 7, off Ford Island)
  62. WWII: Pearl Harbor Survivor, 7 December 1941; Army motor mechanic stationed on the island Oahu
  63. WWII: 327th Glider Regiment, 101st Airborne Div. Due to a shortage of gliders, he arrived in France only on D-Day+1, landed with his glider in Holland in Sept. 1945 (Operation Market Garden), also in the Battle of the Bulge near Bastogne
  64. Born March 1921 was a member (Navy WAVES) of an all-women's German code-breaking team during WW2
  65. WWII: One of the first WAC during the war. She wrote a book about her experience, titled 'First WAC'
  66. United States Navy - served from 1944 to 1975
  67. Filipino WWII Veteran, U.S. Army. In July 1942, his Filipino squad ambushed a train carrying Japanese troops, cutting off the officers' heads to present to their commanding officer; the Japanese captain on the train had brutalized Filipinos.
  68. WWII veteran, Schofield Barracks at Pearl Harbor
  69. WWII: Served as a medic in Europe, beginning with the Battle of Normandy, landing at Utah Beach a couple days after D-Day and spent his last days in Germany tending to the Jewish Holocaust survivors at Buchenwald
  70. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  71. WWII: CBI. Member of HQ Company, White Combat Team, 1st Battalion of the Merrill's Marauders aka Unit Galahad, officially the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), a US Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit
  72. WWII: D-Day, 101st Airborne 401st Glider Infantry Regiment but went ashore on a landing craft at Normandy Beach on June 6, 1944
  73. Brazilian Military/Political Leader. Born: 01/11/1920
  74. WWII: Medical Detachment, 3d Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division. Battle of the Bulge
  75. Emergency room technician, HS English and drama teacher, health care administrator, marketing executive, former Air Force member, professional actor, comic, and musician, author and professional speaker
  76. UK WW1 Veteran (1998-2006). The last trench veteran of the war, and the world's fifth last living veteran of WWI. Wounded at Passchendaele
  77. Italian WWII Navy Veteran from Sicily (1923-2022). Served in Italy and Africa before the Allies took over. Got his high school diploma at 31, then added college degrees between the ages of 96 and 98
  78. WWII: ETO. 8th AF, Carpetbaggers Special Operations
  79. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talkers'
  80. Brigadier GeneralChief Of Staff US Central Command
  81. WWII: Pacific Theater 1941-1945. 1st Platoon, G Company, 127th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Division. Battle of Guna-Bona, Sanananda , New Guinea, Leyte, Philippines, Luzon. Silver Star, 2 Purple Hearts
  82. WWII Veteran, Fox Company, D-Day veteran
  83. WWII - D-Day. Fox Company, 506 PIR, 101st Airborne, flanked the famous Easy Company (Band of Brothers); also jumped at Operatíon Market Garden
  84. Greek military man and one of the masterminds of the Greek military junta of 1967-1974
  85. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  86. Donut Dolly Vietnam War/9/67 - 1/68 -- Cam Ranh Bay 1/68 - 7/68 An Khe (1st Air Cav and 173rd Airborne)
  87. medal of honor army vietnam
  88. WWII: PTO. USS New Orleans
  89. WWII - 486th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group, 'Bluenosed Bastards of Bodney'. P-51 pilot with 5 air to ground victories (a 'strafing Ace'). Also Flew PT-17, BT-13, AT-6, P-40 and P-47. He flew with his twin brother, Maj. Gen. Cuthbert 'Bill' Pattill
  90. Maj. Gen. Cuthbert 'Bill' Pattillo was a P-51 pilot in WWII. Flew with his twin brother, Lt. Gen. Charles 'Buck' Pattillo. Bill shot down a ME-262 German Jet. 6 days later, Bill was shot down himself, and became a POW to the Germans
  91. American ww2 pilot
  92. D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1924. He is now 90 and lives in London, UK. He was a paratrooper from the 9th Battalion Parachute Regiment
  93. Author, filmmaker and founder and executive director of the Patton Veterans Project nonprofit and CEO of Patton Productions, LLC. Grandson of General George S. Patton. Son of George Patton IV
  94. Tuskegee Airman
  95. son of ww11 army officer-military leader
  96. Wwii - wasp
  97. WWII - Crew member of the USS Saratoga ('Sister Sara') from 1941 until the end of WWII, survivor of the Kamikaze attack on 21 February 1945. when the Sara was hit by 6 Kamikaze in 3 minutes
  98. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. USMC
  99. Retired General
  100. WWII: USS Drexler survivor, which was sunk after attacks from a kamikaze on May 28, 1945
  101. Victorian cross, army aust. vietnam war hero. Also awarded the DSC and Silver Star from the United States
  102. Lz xray 1965 nam
  103. Sergeant Major Delta Force Operation Inherent Resolve
  104. 98 year old fighter ace WWII, Pacific theatre
  105. WWII vet of the Tarawa battle. Seen being carried off wounded in the 1945 Best Oscar Documentary Short 'With the Marines at Tarawa'
  106. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. 4th Division, 24th Marines
  107. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the HMS Prince of Wales on 10 December 1941
  108. British Ace w/six Vic's in WW2
  109. Royal military
  110. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Rigel (AR-11)
  111. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker.One of two surviving WWII Navajo Code Talkers. Born 04/28/1925
  112. U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (2007-09)
  113. WWII Fighter Ace (6 Victs.)- US Navy
  114. Robert Pearce  (2)
    Aerographer's Mate 1st Class, USN, Fleet Air Wing 10 Weather Observer, flying through the eye of typhoons and participating in 50 missions in the South China Sea searching for downed aircraft. Pacific Theater of Operations
  115. Highly decorated British navy officer from WW2
  116. Peter Pearson  (2)
    Royal millitary
  117. WWII: New Zealand fighter pilot and flying ace. Europe/No. 610 Squadron; North Africa, Malta, Sicily, Italy, Far East/No. 81 Squadron. 6 victories. Notable for having shot down aircraft from all 3 main Axis powers'ermany, Italy and Japan
  118. Former Army General
  119. Air Force General
  120. WWII: PTO. USS Enterprise (CV-6) 1942-1945
  121. WWII US Marines veteran, born 1925. Aboard the USS Missouri, he was part of the Japanese Surrender ceremony's honor guard on September 2, 1945
  122. WW2/B-17 'Miss Carriage' bombardier/306th BG/POW Stalag Luft 3 Sagan Silesia Bavaria Move/forced to march 300 miles and held for a year at the Nazi prison Stalag Luff 7 until liberated by troops under Gen. George Patton's in April 1945
  123. (Born 1939) US Air Force Vietnam Veteran. POW from 1965 to 1973. Recipient of a Silver Star, a Legion of Merit, 3 Bronze Stars, and 2 Purple Hearts
  124. Flight Lt., 'Royal Air Force Captain'
  125. Retired Admiral
  126. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 6th Marine Division
  127. WWII - 9th Army Air Corps, 434 Troop Carrier Group, 71st Troop Carrier Squadron; Radio operator on C-47 42-24022 'Butch' , 3 trips on D-Day incl. first dropping 101st Airborne Pathfinders. Operation Market, Bastogne, Operation Varsity
  128. WWII - D-Day. Pathfinder paratrooper for the 101St Airborne (Screaming Eagles), one of the first men to jump into Normany
  129. WWII: PTO. 307th Bomb Group, 13th Air Force
  130. WWII: US Navy. Survied the sinking of the USS Bismarck Sea in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  131. WWII: 5th Army, 91st Infantry Division, 362 Regiment, 1st Battalion, Company C, 2nd Platoon, 2nd Squad. Battle of Rome
  132. WWII: British Murmansk run veteran
  133. WWII: PTO. Served on the USS Mahan (DD-364) from April to December 1944 and survived the Kamikaze attack on Dec. 7, 1944 (Battle of Ormoc Bay) between Leyte and Ponson Island, when 3 out of 7 Kamikaze hit the ship
  134. WWII: Guadalcanal (Battle of the Tenaru) August 1942, Cape Gloucester, Pavuvu. 1st Marine Division
  135. Wwii navy
  136. British Major General, in charge of the Royal Artillery forces in the Falklands War and as a witness signed the Argentine surrender document
  137. WWII: PTO. Iwo Jima survivor
  138. Crewman USS Ward 139, the first American Ship to engage the Japanese in WW2 at Pearl Harbor, sinking their mini-submarine
  139. WWII: ETO. B-24 navigator at the end of the war in the same squadron as later senator and Democratic Party presidential nominee George Stanley McGovern: 741st Bomb Squadron, 455th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. Bombing missions to Austria
  140. USS Pueblo survivor, Korean POW
  141. WWII veteran; 101st Airborne, Original Band of Brothers; co-author of 'Brothers in Battle: Best of Friends'
  142. WWII: ETO. B-17G 'Angel in Di-Skies' aka 'Angel in Disguise' (#42-37906). 568th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Flew 16 missions as a B-17 ball turret gunner. Shot down on Aug. 2, 1944, POW at Stalag Luft IV
  143. Member Of Band Of Brothers, 506th Easy Company WWII
  144. World War II Veteran, D-Day Invasion, US Navy USS Joseph T Hickman
  145. US Army Afghanistan War Veteran. Received the Army Distinguished Service Cross for actions on Nov. 1, 2010 when he was wounded by a suicide bomber while on patrol and refused medical treatment and went back into the line of fire
  146. U.S. Army 1942-1946
  147. Carlos Perez  (3)
    (Born 1931) US Marine Corps Korean War Veteran. Served from 1950 to 1953. Wounded twice in combat and earned 2 Purple Hearts
  148. Soviet WWII Veteran, Infantry And Paratrooper ? Stalingrad, Caucuses, Crimea. Lives in Canada, possibly in Montreal, Born 1927 Malin, Ukraine
  149. Retired United States Army four-star general who last served as the chief operating officer of the federal COVID-19 response for vaccine and therapeutic
  150. WWII: D-Day paratrooper, landing near to the town of Sainte-Mère-Église. 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Division, 82nd Airborne Division
  151. JFK - Honor Guard at the State funeral of President John F. Kennedy
  152. Air Force General
  153. Wwii: pto. us navy
  154. WWII: ETO. Ball-turret gunner. 533th Bomb Squadron, 381st Bomb Group
  155. Retired General
  156. 'Royal Air Force Squadron Leader Pilot'
  157. Centenarian (1896-2002). US WWI veteran, served in France
  158. America's first six star General. Led U.S. forces in the first World War
  159. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima, Battle of Okinawa. Navy: Radio Operator on USS Eldorado (AGC-11), command ship for Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) in Idaho
  160. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers'
  161. 100 Year old WW 2 Codebreaker,
  162. 'WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker'
  163. Former general of the German Democratic Republic's army
  164. Enlisted US Air Force in 1942 during World War II. Peterburs served in 55th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Group, & he piloted a P-51 Mustang; on 10 April 1945, he shot down Walter Schuck's Me 262
  165. German ww2 pilot
  166. US WWII Marine, born 1924. 4th Marine Division, action at the Marshall Islands (Kwajalein), Iwo Jima, Saipan, and Tinian
  167. British Tornado pilot, was the first POW of the Gulf War in 1991
  168. John Peters  (4)
    US Army Gulf War Veteran. Father to Andrew John Peters who was an Afghanistan War veteran and killed in action in Ukrainian War. Bronze Star Recipient
  169. One of the last five survivor's of the Sinking of the Bismarck, that sunk on 27 May 1941. He is now 93 years old and lives in Reinbek, Germany
  170. Nuse at ww2 nazi camp dascha
  171. Retired USMC General
  172. WWII: CBI. Of 1st Bn, 915 Winnipeg Grenadiers, who defended Hong Kong in December 1941. After the surrender, he was a POW until the end of the war. He is the last of the so-called 'Arden Seven'
  173. WWII: USS Augusta; Roosevelt and Churchill met aboard the Augusta on 9 Aug 1941. Peterson was assigned to the president's personal guard detail. He left the USS Augusta before D-Day and joined the Marines for Guam and Iwo Jima
  174. WW1 Veteran/Born 1900/Lives in Spokane,Wa.
  175. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Dale (DD-353). Later served on the USS Kalk (DD-611) from the Aleutians to Okinawa
  176. C.G. US Army Combined Arms Command; Director of the CIA (2011-)
  177. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Whitney (AD-4). Petretti hauled dead or horribly wounded young sailors into a motor launch
  178. WWII Italian Ace with 5 Victories
  179. Retired Russian Colonel who prevented a Worldwide Nuclear War in 1983 by not responding to a false alarm that the United States had launched a nuclear missile
  180. Russian military officer. Former Marshall of the Soviet Union
  181. WWII: ETO. 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, the 'Ghost Army'. The Ghost Army deceived enemies into thinking that there were unaccounted divisions out there
  182. Congessional medal of honor in afghanastan- only 2nd one in 40+ years alive that got it
  183. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. 24th Infantry Division, Wheeler Field
  184. WWII: B-29 tail gunner in the Pacific- and China-Burma-India-Theater. He was assigned to a B-29 crew stationed in Guam. His plane 'The Uninvited' was called 'the last plane to bomb Japan.'
  185. Vietnam Veteran Pilot
  186. WW2 veteran
  187. (Born 1927) US Army WW2 Veteran. 313 Combat Engineer Battalion in Italy. Saw Eisenhower twice
  188. World war 2 german fighter ace
  189. Italian WWII-Fighter Ace
  190. Crewmember USS Ward 139, the first American ship to engage the Japanese at Pearl Harbor when it sank thier mini-submarine
  191. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. 912th Field Artillery Battalion
  192. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Vestal
  193. WWII: Merchant Marine veteran. Traveling the Atlantic and Pacific, his service includes D-Day (his ship was grounded as part of one of the Mulberry harbous) and one Murmansk run
  194. WWII D-Day veteran, Utah Beach in the second wave . 4th Division, 8th Infantry
  195. (Born 1948) US Army Vietnam Veteran. helicopter gunner with the 71st Aviation Company in South Vietnam. POW from 1967 to 1973. Recipient of a Bronze Star and Purple Heart
  196. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Maryland. He was on the Maryland until March 1944 and also in the Battle of Tarawa since the Maryland was the flagship there
  197. WWII: PTO. USMC. Battle of Peleliu. Also Korean War
  198. WWII: Battle of the Bulge; liberation of Mauthausen camp (Austria). 11th Armored Div.. Phelps, as photographed sewings his pants with a sewing machine after the Battle of the Bulge, made it on the cover of the Yank magazine on Feb. 18, 1945
  199. Cardiologist who wrote a great book on his WWII experiences called The Other Side of Time (1987) which was reissued in 2002 as Our War For the World
  200. WWII German Major General
  201. WWII: 486th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force (Sudbury, England). He was a Nose Art artist who painted what became known as the 'Zodiac Bombers' because the aircraft featured (often frivolous) painting themed to the signs of the zodiac
  202. WWII: PTO. USMC. Distinguished Flying Cross for successful missions in the Raid on Rabaul
  203. WWII: PTO. Marine Corps. Guadalcanal Campaign
  204. USN Admiral
  205. Ryan Phillips  (4)
    Transported President George W. Bush to the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of San Diego, California on 1 May 2003. The flight officer was Lieutenant Ryan Phillips
  206. World War II Marine Corp veteran portrayed in the new mini-series 'The Pacific'. Also interviewed for Ken Burn's The War
  207. WWII Artist
  208. Aviator, WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) lives in Austin, TX
  209. WWII: Quartermaster, USS Laffey (DD-724), 'the ship that would not die'. D-Day and Battle of Normandy (Cherbourgh) fire support, Battle of Okinawa (Apr 16, 1945 action), surviving four bombs, six kamikaze crashes, and strafing
  210. WWII - Pearl Harbor 7 Dec 1941 survivor; USS Arizona. Read his story at http://my.execpc.com/-dschaaf/phraner.html
  211. WWII, 101st Airborne, Orig. Band of Brothers
  212. Born 1922, WWII: Royal Canadian Navy 1942-1945, ammunition loader on a four - inch anti aircraft gun. Served on the Tribal Class destroyer HMCS Iroquois on several Arctic Convoys to Murmansk
  213. WWII: PTO. USS Reid (DD-369)
  214. WWII: Battle of Britain pilot
  215. WWII: D - Day, Omaha Beach; Battle of St. Lo; Battle of Brest; seriously wounded in each battle, he was sent home after Brest. Company A, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
  216. air force general
  217. WWII: ETO. Survivor of the sinking of the S.S. Leopoldville on Dec. 24, 1944
  218. army general
  219. WWII - Battle of Saipan
  220. WWII: Veteran of the USS Yorktown. Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway
  221. First responding Police Officer to Rosa Parks' bus arrest in 1955, born 1926. A motorcycle cop who was blocks away when the call came in, he knew he could get there quicker than the police car could. He arrived first, and helped in taking Parks off the bu
  222. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. 17th Airborne Division. Silver Star
  223. Centenarian (110) WW1 Veteran
  224. WWII: ETO. OSS: 'Jedburgh' espionage and guerrilla operation in Nazi-occupied France
  225. British glider pilot, born 1922
  226. British General, former C.O.of 3 Para during the Falklands War, knighted by the Queen
  227. 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
  228. (Born 1926) US Army WW2 Veteran. He served as a minesweeper with the 290th Anti-Tank Company. Bronze Star Recipient
  229. WWII: CBI. 1 Bn (White Combat Team) of the Merrillâ-™s Marauders aka Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), a US Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit. Purple Heart. Bronze Star
  230. WWII Veteran
  231. WWII: US Navy. Survived the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay which was struck by a torpedo in the Battle of Tarawa (November 1943)
  232. French WWII Veteran, taken POW by the Germans
  233. Last living member of the Flying Tigers
  234. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the HMS Repulse on 10 December 1941 off Malaya, an event in the war that often is named 'Britain's Pearl Harbor'. Survived the sinking of his next ship, HMS Spartan, in 1944. Also recused troops at Dunkirk
  235. WWII: Medical Detachment, 3d Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division. D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge, Battle of Hürtgen Forest
  236. Spanish Civil War veteran who served in the International Brigades (Born: 1915) Age: 101. Lives in France
  237. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker, 1 of only 13 remaining. While Pinto trained to be a Navajo Code Talker with the U.S. Marines, World War II ended before he would be sent overseas
  238. Portugese army officer and politician, Military Governor of the Azores from 1974 - 1976
  239. Latvian WW2 hero, last living 'Forrest Brother', probably living in Riga, also known as J?nis P?nups
  240. Mr. Piper admitted in April 2018 that he was not a D-Day veteran
  241. WWII: D-Day veteran, 505th PIR
  242. WWII Veteran, Pacific Theater
  243. WWII: Battle of Attu veteran
  244. American WWII Fighter Ace (10 Victs.)
  245. WWII: PTO. Radioman/gunner in a Curtis Helldiver (SB2C), participated in many battles and also helped sink the Yamato
  246. Marine Supertintendent Royal Fleet Auxiliary
  247. WW2 /From Monmouth in Gwent, was a Foreign Office civilian & member of legendary Dilly?s Girls, a group of young women who worked alongside the great Bletchley Codebreaker Dilly Knox breaking Italian & German secret service Enigma messages
  248. Author/'Inside the Third House'/Pacific Theater WW2/Commissioned in military intelligence/2 governors named him the Master of Ceremonies for State Texas/Served inaugural committees for Governors Shivers, Connally, Daniel, Smith & Briscoe
  249. Soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions on November 26, 1950
  250. medal of honor marines vietnam
  251. 2014 Medal of Honor recipient
  252. Brazilian WWII Vet, survived Covid-19
  253. (Born 1982) US Army Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran. Recipient of a Silver Star, Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart
  254. WWII. Italian Fighter Ace
  255. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Phelps
  256. 6th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)
  257. WWII: Wake Island Defender: Marine Corps 1st Defense Battalion, POW, Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941
  258. WWII: PTO. USS Astoria
  259. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  260. Fmr commissioner of the IRS and former Civil War General
  261. Last living WWII veteran from French Guiana
  262. WWII Veteran, Tiger Tank
  263. Belgian fighter ace from WW2
  264. Medal of Honor Recipient
  265. 3 war vet-ww2/korea/nam-Retired COMMAND SGT. MAJOR- LZ X-RAY 1965. Depicted in the movie We Were Soldiers starring Mel Gibson and his character played by Sam Elliot
  266. WWII Veteran
  267. Tuskegee Airmen
  268. Played a crucial role in the development of Fort Drum in Northern New York
  269. air force general
  270. WWII: PTO. USS HOrnet (CV-8). Witness to the Doolittle Raiders taking off for Tokyo. He was on the Hornet from its initial launch in Norfolk, Virginia until its ultimate sinking on October 26, 1942 in the Battle of Santa Cruz
  271. WWII: USMC. GUadalcanal, Peleliu
  272. Survivor of the of HMS Royal Oak which was sunk by a German U-Boat at Scapa Flow in 1939
  273. WWII. PTO. Served on the submarine USS Skipjack, SS-184 (famous for the 'Battle for Toilet Paper')
  274. British Army officer best known for commanding the 5th Parachute Brigade, British 6th Airborne Division during the Battle of Normandy
  275. Former National Security Advisor (1985-1986)
  276. WWII US Navy WAVES veteran, born 1919. Worked in Washington, DC as one of the Navy's code-breaking 'Code Girls'
  277. (Born 1921) USAAF WW2 Veteran. Served from 1942 to 1945. B-17 Pilot with the 365th Bomb Squadron, 305th Bomb Group. He was shot down and was a POW from 1944 to 1945. Recipient of 1 Distinguished Flying Service Cross and a Purple Heart
  278. (Born 1924) USAAF WW2 Veteran. 18th Weather Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group
  279. air force general
  280. WWII veteran, born in the Ukraine and served in the Soviet Army (1942-45)
  281. WWII Navy veteran; USS Colhoun (DD-801) survivor (6 April 1945, sunk by Kamikaze attack)
  282. WWII: Royal Canadian Navy 1942-1945. Served on the destroyer HMCS Huron (G24) protecting four Arctic convoys to Murmansk, also supported the D-Day landings in June 1944. Also served on the HMCS Pictou and HMCS Poundmaker
  283. German WWII awarded Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  284. Director of the CIA, US House Representaive for Kansas, US Army (retired), Tea Party activist
  285. Fought at Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu. WWII Veteran featured in the HBO Miniseries 'The Pacific'. Pictured in the iconic Peleliu photograph of a Marine resting exhausted after 36 hours of combnat, helmeted head in his hands
  286. Flying Tigers-engineering specialist
  287. Philippine former Senate President. Secretary of National Defense under Ferdinand Marcos. Guerilla fighter during WWII
  288. 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
  289. Vietnam US Army Vet 1970-1971, 1st Calvary Infantry, ran patrols in hills and mountains
  290. Spanish Civil War veteran (Born: 1922) who was one the last soldiers to be drafted up for the conflict. He is also one of more than 200 living soldiers of 'La Quinta del Biberon' (Draft of the Baby's bottle)
  291. The last verified French World War One Veteran.Born: 12/07/1897
  292. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. 28th Marines, 5th MarDiv
  293. WWII: Battle of Midway, Guadalcanal, Coral Sea, Okinawa. USS Balch
  294. USAAF Fighter Ace, 8th FG, 35th FS - 5 Kills
  295. First British soldier to land in France on D-Day
  296. WWII: British Murmansk Run veteran (Arctic convoys)
  297. 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
  298. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  299. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  300. (Born 1967) US Marine Corps Gulf War and Iraq War Veteran. Was part of the unit that toppled the statue of Saddam Hussein. Recipient of a Silver Star and Purple Heart
  301. US Air Force pilot that was shot down in 1958 over Indonesia, was secretly working for the CIA helping the rebels to overthrow the Indonesian government
  302. Medal of Honor, USMC, World War II
  303. US Army 4 Star General
  304. 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
  305. JFK: Part of drill team that escorted President Kennedy's remains up the driveway to the North Portico when they arrived at the White House
  306. Served in the British Army, recipient of the Victoria Cross
  307. George Porter  (2)
    Tuskegee Airman
  308. WWII: PTO. USS Bunker Hill 1943-1945, survivor of the Kamikaze attack on 11 May 1945
  309. WWII - 12th Armorded Division; led first squad across the Danube River via Dillingen Bridge
  310. WWII: USMC fighter pilot, Began flying with VMF-121 and transfered to VMF-111 flying the F4F Wildcat. Moved once again to VMF-121 and flew the F4U Corsair. He scored 3 victories during this time. Later returned flying the F6F & scored 2 more victories
  311. WWII - Bataan Death March survivor
  312. Cuban exile militant and former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent (Born: 1928). He is considered to be 'one of the most dangerous terrorists in recent history'. Age: 88. He now lives in Miami, U.S.A
  313. Flying Tigers-armorer
  314. SS Commando, Peace activist
  315. WW2/served at the end of WWII in occuped Japan. On V-J Day, his ship was in the process of crossing the international dateline, and his witnessed historic celebrations among his fellow sailors
  316. US Marine/Fall of Saigon Vietnam/Guarded embassy and was on the 2nd to-last helicopter out/Presently a Lawyer
  317. Member of the 1942 Doolittle Raid on Tokyo--WWII
  318. 'Royal Air Force Test Pilot for the Development Flights of the Man-Powered Aircraft Jupiter'
  319. USS Arizona survivor, Pearl Harbor
  320. WW2 - Ploesti Raid
  321. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Oklahoma. (1920-2006)
  322. World War 2 veteran. Tuskegee Airman
  323. WWII - Fighter Ace born 12/31/1920, 6 victories. VF-16 (USS Lexington CV-16). Flew Hellcat and F4Wildcat
  324. WWII: Pacific. Served on the USS John Penn (survived her sinking after a Japanese air attack on Aug. 13, 1943) and the USS President Hayes
  325. Military
  326. Pulitzer Prize Winning Jazz Pianist/Composer. Big Band/Jazz HOF/During World War II, Powell was drafted into the U.S. Army, but fought his battles from a piano stool, having been assigned to Glenn Miller's Army Air Force Band from 1943 to 1945
  327. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Dale
  328. WWII: ETO. Fighter pilot 328th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group, 8th AF
  329. WWII: Served on the USS Balch from 1939-1943. Battle of Coral Sea, Battle of Midway
  330. Member of the Band of Brothers, Easy Company 506th PIR 101st. Airborne
  331. (August 17, 1929 - August 1, 1977) was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident
  332. Last Female World War One Veteran (Canadian)Born: 05/10/1899
  333. WWII veteran, born 1925, served on the USS Bismarck Sea. Supported the Iwo Jima campaign, and survived the ship's sinking there by the Japanese
  334. WWII - D-Day veteran, wounded during the landing at Omaha Beach, laid out on the beach all night
  335. WW2 air ace - 9 Kills - US Navy - Navy Cross
  336. US Navy WAVE of WWII, born 1923. Began wartime service as a 'Rosie' in an ammunitions depot, 1942. Joined the Navy, served 1943-1945. Trained as an airplane mechanic, but due to biases against women, was given bookkeeper/supply work to do
  337. WWII - Witness to the Japanese bombardment of coastal targets near Santa Barbara, CA on February 23, 1942, an event that was the inspiration for the John Belushi movie "1941"
  338. Korean War - Frank Praytor is the Seargent that adoped and looked after a two-week old kitten, he named 'Miss Hap', during the height of the Korean War, as is pictured in a famous War photograph, dated October 18, 1952
  339. WWII: Served on LST-474 in the Pacific
  340. WWII veteran, 45th Infantry Division. Part of the campaigns of Italy: Sicily, Salerno, and Anzio. Saw Mussolini's body hung in an Italian square, and one of the first groups to liberate the Dachau concentration camp
  341. WWII vet. WAC 1943-1946 - Army Good Conduct medal, WAC Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Honorable Service Lapel Pin
  342. WWII: MTO. Operation Dragoon (Invasion of Southern France). US Army
  343. One of the last survivors to have served in FDR's top-secret Map Room
  344. WWII: PTO. 509th Composite Group Manhattan Project Veteran Military Veteran
  345. A quarterback from West Jefferson, Ohio, he was the backup for Team Captain George Lynn on the 1942 Ohio State National Championship team. Paul completed Army Air Force pilot training and flew 64 combat missions in Europe during WWII
  346. WWII Nazi War Criminal. Born: 07/29/1913. Responsible for killing 335 Italian civilists in May 1944 at the Fosse Ardeartine
  347. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor. Mapmaker at Camp Malakole. Since he was familiar with the locations, he was called to pick up his skipper to drive him to Pearl Harbor where they arrived during the second wave of the attack and got strafed
  348. WWII: 9th Armored Division Headquarters Company, Reconnaissance Patrols. Among the first Americans to dash across the Luddendorf Bridge at Remagen, and one of those who painted the famous sign at the bridge
  349. French military officer who was involved in the sining of the Rainbow Warrior in 1985
  350. Former US Navy SEAL, founder and former CEO of security company Blackwater, USA
  351. Alamo Scout Leader of WWII raid on Cabanatuan POW Camp
  352. WWII: Fighter Pilot, 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group
  353. Tom Pritchard  (2)
    Australian WW2 veteran. Last living Rats of Tobruk, the first Allied troops to defeat German troops
  354. WWII: PTO. USS Nicholas
  355. WWII: PTO. USMC. Battle of Peleliu, battle of Okinawa
  356. WWII: PTO. Poi-Namur, Kwajalein, Atoll, Marshall Island, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Tinian and Iwo Jima. USMC
  357. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Montgomery
  358. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach, 116th IR, 29th Division. DSC
  359. Ukrainian military officer
  360. 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, Lybia
  361. WWII: D-Day, first wave. Gunner on LST-515. One of the few men left of disastrous Exercise Tiger (D-Day landing practice, April 28, 1944), when German E-Boats attacked the practicing LSTs and sank 2 LSTs,damaging 2 others, killing 746 men
  362. Retired USN Admiral
  363. Air Force General
  364. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS West Virginia
  365. Born Dec. 8, 1926. One of the most decorated military figures in history.With the Medal of Honor, Puckett will now have the following military citations: Medal of Honor (Korea) Distinguished Service Cross (Vietnam) Silver Star with first Oak Leaf Clu
  366. Author of My Final Re-Spot: A young sailor's misfortune on the flight deck of the USS Forrestal CV-59; American Naval veteran
  367. WWII - D-Day Omaha Beach; 1st Infantry Division; of the 38 men of his platoon, only 9 survived by the end of the war
  368. WWII: PTO. Edson's Raiders. Three Purple Hearts
  369. Nepalese recipient of the Victoria Cross, is now living in Great Britain / England
  370. WWII - Navy veteran, observed the first flag raising in Iwo Jima, Japan, while aboard the LSM 241
  371. WWII: ETO. B-17 pilot. 379th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. 35 missions, mostly over Germany (Merseburg, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Gelsenkirchen). Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters
  372. WWII: Serving with the Royal Army Service Corps, he was evacuated from Dunkirk (1940) in a frigate
  373. WW1 Veteran/Oldest pensioner - Deceased 2006
  374. WWII veteran who was stationed in Spain during the Spanish Ciivil War, while in the Navy. He helped in the evacuation of Americans from Spain at the time. Belved to the be the last surviving American assocated with that war.. Born 5/31/1918
  375. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; USS Bagley (DD-386)
  376. George Pyne  (2)
    D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1920. He is now 94 and lives in Exeter, Devon, UK. He was on a landing craft when a mine exploded under it and survived. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers