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  1. WWII: Bataan Death March survivor
  2. USAF General
  3. WWII: Survived the sinking of the USS McCawley (AP-10) off the coast of Guadalcanal Island, 30 June 1943
  4. Military
  5. 23-year-old American student in his senior year at California State University, Sacramento, who helped avert a massacre when an armed attacker began shooting on a train from Amsterdam to Paris; received France's Legion of Honor
  6. WWII Veteran
  7. Former Turkish Air Force general born 1925, sentenced to life imprisonment in 2014 for his role in the 1980 Military Coup in Turkey
  8. 4-Star General
  9. Japanese WWII Veteran
  10. WWII: 442nd Regimental Combat Team (all Japanese-American unit). Served from May 1944 until the end of the war, incl. the rescue of the Texas 'Lost Battalion'. Wounded 4 times, rcvd 2 Bronze stars.Served with Joe Sakato & Dan Inouye (MOH)
  11. Japanese Midget Sub Captain (Pearl Harbor Attack) US P.O.W. #1
  12. Congressional Medal of Honor, US Army, WWII
  13. US WWII Army vet, born 1928. Joined the Texas Guard out of high school, then the Army. Sent to Japan at war's end. Engineer/Supply Sgt. at Sugamo Prison during the Tokyo Trials. Helped build the gallows used for war criminal executions
  14. Battle of the Bulge Veteran
  15. WWII Veteran
  16. WWII: D-Day. 20th Infantry Division
  17. WWII Veteran, D-Day Veteran, Fox Company
  18. WWII - British D-Day veteran of the Pioneer Corps who had the job to clear the landing areas of obstructions, explosives and defences so that troops and armour could quickly get off the beaches
  19. Retired General
  20. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Civilian underwater welder who barely survived the attack, rescued sailors from the USS Oklahoma and eventually was assigned to remove the main 16-inch diameter guns and three turrets
  21. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran
  22. German WWII Army Guard, born 1923. Last living witness to the July 1944 'Operation Valkyrie' briefcase bombing suicide attempt on Hitler's life at the Wolf's Lair( Wolfsschanze)
  23. WWII: Highly decorated Azerbaijanian veteran of the war, who fought for the Soviets. He received the Order of Glory 3rd degree in 1942 for heroic actions, and went on to fight in other battles including the Battle of Berlin. Now 96
  24. Oberscharführer in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. WWII
  25. WWII: One of the last 4 Monuments Men, who rescued artwork and cultural pieces during and after WWII
  26. 101st Airborne soldier who helped guard the Little Rock Nine students integrating their high school in 1957
  27. WWII - Iwo Jima survivor, USMC
  28. American WWII Marine, born 1926. Saw action at Peleliu
  29. WWII: USMC. Radio operator, saw active service in Kwajalein, Iwo Jima and Saipan, where he was wounded
  30. Spanish fighter ace from WW2
  31. WWII: 59th Coast Artillery Regiment. POW at Camp Omori, Tokyo Bay. Captured on Corregidor, Fort Mills, in the Philippines on May 6, 1942 after a Japanese artillery barrage knocked out his machine gun; 'hell ship' transport to Japan
  32. WW2 Veteran : 30th Infantry Division Sharpshooter at Omaha Beach
  33. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy MCPON #5
  34. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor. Anti-aircraft gunner, 251st Coastal Artillery (California National Guard) on Hospital Point, where the Nevada went aground. He shot down a Japanese Zero fighter plane headed toward the local hospital
  35. American WWII Merchant Marine veteran of WWII, born in 1925. Part of 'Murmansk Run' convoys bringing supplies to and from the Russian port by international forces challenged by arctic conditions
  36. WWII - Navajo Code Talker, enlisted 1943, 2nd and 5th Marine Division
  37. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker, 1 of only 13 remaining
  38. WWII: Navy veteran. Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway. USS Hammann
  39. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  40. WWII Canadian Lieutenant General
  41. Italian WWII Biplane Ace, with 12 Victories
  42. Air Force General
  43. Puerto Rican criminal, shooter at Fort Lauderdale Airport on January 7, 2017
  44. Author of 1981 book nominated for National Book Award 'Everything we Had': an oral history of the Vietnam War by the men who fought it. Born 1949,founder Asia America Iniative, an Adjunct Professor in the Institute of World Politics
  45. US Marine vet, born 1931. Korean War vet saw action at Inchon, and one of the Chosin Few
  46. Decorated by Gen William Westmoreland, with Silver Star a company commander and Lt. in the US Army during the Vietnam War, graduate of OCS, author of the book 'Letters Home from Vietnam' insturmental in the construction of the NTC Vietnam Veterans Memoria
  47. Portuguese military officer and politician, was the chief strategist of the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Portugal
  48. Italian World War One Veteran.
  49. Ww2 womens army service pilot, Flew the pt-19, bt-13, bt-15, at-6, c-78, /SBO Dauntless, AT-9, at-11
  50. WWII: Battle of the Bulge, Rhineland. 290th Infantry Regiment, 75th InfDiv (aka 'Bulgebusters') . Wounded in the Battle of the Bulge. Also joined the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) before the war
  51. Italian World War One Veteran.
  52. US Air Corps 1942-1945
  53. medal of honor army vietnam
  54. WWII veteran of the Aleutian campaign, and the Battle of Attu in Alaska
  55. Member of a Band of Brothers
  56. Last Turkish Veteran of World War One. Born: 03/11/1898
  57. Former Surgeon General 1998-2002
  58. WW2/Served in the 4th Armored Division of the United States Army, and participated in battles in Belgium, Germany and Czechoslovakia/Drove tank & loader/Worked with M4A1 Sherman Tank/Battle of the Bulge/Age 97 in 2020
  59. U.S. Army General
  60. WWII - 4th Marine Division; fought at Roi Namur, Tinian, Saipan, and Iwo Jima. His platoon leader was Henry Bellmon, former governor of and later United States Senator from Oklahoma
  61. Tuskegee Airmen
  62. Paul Saunders  (2)
    Saboteur from the U.S.S. Barb WWII
  63. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  64. Author of 'Twin Platoons' and 1 of 100+ young men and women sworn into the Marine Corps at a Minnesota Twins baseball game on June 28, 1967
  65. 1965 lx ray namwas in columbus,ga but not now
  66. WWII: Pacific Theater, Marine Corps
  67. WWII: last Polish pilot of the Battle of Britain
  68. 'Tuskegee Airmen' '332nd Fighter Group, Overseas Pilot'
  69. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  70. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Antares (AKS-3). The back then unarmed Antares detected a suspicious object near the harbour, informed the USS Ward which then identified it as a Japanese submarine and fired the first US shots of WWII
  71. WWII - Pearl Harbor 7 Dec 1941 survivor
  72. doolittle's raiders crew #15 engineer
  73. US army general
  74. WWII: D-Day, Utah Beach. Battle of St. Lo. 90th Infantry Division, 359th Infantry Regiment. 2 Purple Hearts
  75. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Schofield Barracks
  76. Pearl Harbor Survivor
  77. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Petty Officer 1st Class Schab, a sousaphone player in the admiral's band, served at the USS Dobbin, a destroyer tender. He saw the Utah capsizing and the USS Arizona explode
  78. Ww2 luftwaffe ace
  79. Ww2 german fighter ace 27 kills
  80. Paul Schaefer  (2)
    Director for Strategy ECJ5/J-8HQ EUCOM
  81. Iran Hostage Crisis/444 days of captivity as a hostage in Iran/USAF Attaché
  82. WWII - Medic on D-Day
  83. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor and a pilot in the first wave of planes in the Battle of Midway during World War II
  84. Centenarian (1896-2004). One of the last woman voters of the 1920 election, and campaigners for the right to vote beforehand. A WWII Goldstar mother, and a competitive ballroom dancer into her 100's who appeared with Jay Leno on the Tonight Show
  85. WWII: Marine Corps veteran ( A-1-6, 2nd MarDiv ) of the Battles of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan
  86. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; USS Arizona
  87. WW1 Balloonist/Deployed on land and sea for use in observing enemy troops, artillery spotting, & locating submarines. Importance as observation platforms, balloons were heavily defended by anti-aircraft guns and patrolling fighter aircraft
  88. US Army WWII vet. Fought in the Hurtgen Forest, the Bulge, and held as a POW by the Germans for 4 1/2 month in Stalag 9b
  89. WWII: USS Helena
  90. WWII - Navy corpsman at the Battle of Iwo Jima who piloted an LST (landing ship tank) ashore. Also fought at the Battle of Okinawa
  91. German WWII Interrogator
  92. Centenarian (1895-2001). US WWI veteran, served in France
  93. USAF General
  94. United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decorationâ-'the Medal of Honor-'for his actions in World War II
  95. WWII Veteran, Pearl Harbor Survivor
  96. Debuted for Cubs in 1941 as right-handed-hitting catcher, but then served in military during WWII, finishing his career in 1951 with Cardinals. He managed Cubs 1957-59 and then managed the Tigers in 1961, 1962, and part of 1963
  97. German priest, Holocaust survivor and lecturer.Born 07/24/1913
  98. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, Submarine Base, Torpedo Shop
  99. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; later fought at Normandy
  100. Landed on Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6th 1944/Combat Engineer, Mine Detector, 531st Amphib Eng Battalion, 279th, D-Day
  101. Ww2 german fighter ace 18 kills
  102. WWII: Navy fighter pilot at Guadalcanal (VF-14). Distinguished Flying Cross
  103. Part of raid of WWII POW camp Cabanatuan
  104. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the sinking of the USS Liscome Bay in the Battle of Tarawa on 23 November 1943 when 687 got killed
  105. WWII Fighter Pilot, 357th Fighter Group
  106. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor. Radar Operator at Opana Radar Station where they detected the incoming Japanese planes on Dec. 7, 1941. Schimmel, did not see the planes coming, but was told by other operators thus was the 5th person to know of the attack
  107. WWII Manhattan Project 'Atomic Girl', born 1925. Unable to join the WAAFs, volunteered for a secret mission where she watched meters in Oak Ridge, not knowing why. After Hiroshima, she realized she'd helped produce uranium for the bomb
  108. Veteran
  109. WWII: D-Day paratrooper, 508th PIR
  110. Army Private part of the 'Mountain Troops' caring for the horses and mules on the base. On the day of the attack at Pearl Harbor during WW2
  111. German economist and former President of the Bundesbank. He is also a German WWII Veteran
  112. Secretary to Wernher von Braun, from Pennemuende to Huntsville, from WWII and V2 to Apollo and Saturn V
  113. WWII: German fighter ace (8 victories)
  114. WWII German Knights Cross Recipient
  115. Ww2 ace-6 kills
  116. Canadian Ace of WWII, Pilot
  117. German ww2 pilot
  118. WWII, Korea, Vietnam War Veteran
  119. WWII: 1st Marine Division, Battle of Okinawa
  120. WWII: Hitler Youth, Fallschirmjäger, Western Front, POW. After the war, he worked as an aerospace engineer with Wernher von Braun
  121. Ww2 tank ace- panzers
  122. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Defended Hickam Air Field during the attack. Witnessed the first atomic bomb test from afar
  123. army general
  124. Retired German general
  125. WWII: Luftwaffe radio operator who risked his life to give a Channel Island family some rations. Made international news in 2017. Now 97/98 and living in Essex
  126. Tunnel Rat Vietnam War 25th Infantry Div./Author 'In There Own Words: Vietnam'/Wife named Gail, lives in maybe Colorado or Texas
  127. Chief of Staff of the Army (2003- )
  128. WWII Marine veteran of Guadalcanal and Peleliu
  129. B. August 9th 1920/WW2 Colonel/Received Silver Star for actions in Okinawa/ Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, the young platoon leader would find himself leading a rifle platoon onto the beaches of Peleliu
  130. medal of honor army karean war
  131. Flying Tigers-crew chief
  132. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor. USS Henley
  133. air force general
  134. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Ash
  135. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941. USS Ash
  136. WWII - D-Day; Company F of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. First American soldier to come ashore from a landing craft at Utah Beach
  137. WW2 Luftwaffe Ace and Me262 pilot/Shot down by Joseph Peterburs & later became friends
  138. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor (December 7, 1941) USS Phoenix (CL-46)
  139. WWII: D-Day. Omaha Beach. Landed with LST-510 on Omaha Beach around noon of June 6, 1944. 90-millimeter artillery gunner of Battery B of the the 110th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion. Battle of the Bulge
  140. Memoir, The Ghost in General Patton's Third Army. The ghost soldiers were members of the XX Corps, which earned the title Ghost Corps when, during combat/Typist for a Colonel in G-3
  141. German ww2 pilot
  142. Canadian Ace of WWII, Pilot
  143. WWII: Marine Corps veteran of the Battles of Tarawa, Tinian
  144. WWII Veteran in General Patton's 3rd Army. Wrote a Book
  145. WWII: German bomber and fighter communications, pilot 1940-1945 (103 missions). 23 night bombing misions (DO-217) over England incl. London (1942/1943). Bf-109 pilot for JG 5 in 1944 in Finland. POW, 3 victories. Also flew ME-109G, ME-110C and JG51
  146. USS Pueblo
  147. vietnam war air force hero
  148. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Medusa
  149. 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
  150. WWII veteran, POW, born 1915. Captured by the Japanese 12/9/41 when they invaded Guam, he was held POW for 1367 days--the entire war!
  151. air force general
  152. WWII: Army Air Corps in the Phillippines. Surrendered and was part of the Bataan Death March (9 April 1942). Spent the rest of the war as a POW. After the war, he went on the be a jeweler and sold Elvis' the first of the famous TCB necklace
  153. army general
  154. Retired Army General
  155. U. S. General - Desert Storm Fame born 1934
  156. Non-commissioned officer who served in the German army during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  157. WWII - German paratrooper of Fallschirmjäger-Regiment 6 (6th Paratrooper Regiment); fought in the Battle of Carentan where his regiment had a direct frontline to the famous 'Band of Brothers' of Dick Winters
  158. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Trever
  159. WWII: Battle of Coral Sea, Battle of Midway
  160. US Army General
  161. Was a German Officer in WWII, was in the Fuhrerbunker with Hitler. Born: 07/24/1915
  162. One of the last crew members and survivors of MV Wilhelm Gustloff, which sank after being torpedoed by submarine in 1945 resulting in the greatest ship disaster in history. He is now 86 and recently wrote the book "The Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff"
  163. German WWII Veteran, Waffen-SS
  164. German ww2 pilot
  165. air force general
  166. WWII - Iwo Jima survivor. Radioman at 28th Regiment of the Fifth Marine Division. He landed in the first 35 minutes of the battle. His duties also included protecting the Navajo Code Talkers
  167. RAF fighter ace 5 victorys test pilot
  168. Air Force General
  169. 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
  170. Bataan Death March Survivor
  171. James Scott  (4)
    Lz xray 1965 nam
  172. Author, The Iran Contradiction. Former Military Officer Vietnam 1967. 101st Airborne Divison. Wounded during North Vietnamese Army's Tet Offensive of 1968
  173. November 30, 1913 - February 5, 1999) was a soldier of the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for actions during World War II
  174. British-Argentine WWII veteran. Left Argentina as a volunteer for the 794 Naval Air Squadron, part of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Army. Last known Latin American pilot of Spitfire
  175. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) 10, from 2002-2006
  176. Ace and member of the AVG-Flying Tigers
  177. Brigadier general in U.S. Air Force. Scott known for autobiography God is My Co-Pilot about exploits in WW II with Flying Tigers & the United States Army Air Forces in China & Burma. The book was eventually made into a film of the same name
  178. army general educator
  179. British Major General, born in 1920, participated in the D-Day invasion
  180. Morgan Stanley employee working in Tower 2 of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He bravely led the evacuation of 276 fellow employees
  181. Spitfire Ace - North African desertand Italy
  182. D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1924. He is now 90 and lives in London, UK. Also a HMS Belfast crew member
  183. WWII: US Navy. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Reid. Aleutian Campaign. Philippines
  184. WWII: Last survivor of the sinking of the HMS Exeter, 1 March 1942. Also served during the Battle of the River Plate (1939). Spent 3 years as a Japanese POW
  185. WWII: PTO. Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima
  186. army general
  187. German World War 1 (lives in USA)Veteran/Born:12/12/1899
  188. WWII: PTO. Battle of Peleliu
  189. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor (Schofield Barracks); Guadalcanal; New Georgia. 25th ID
  190. Female French Resistance Fighter in WWII
  191. Pearl Harbor vet, USS Nevada, born 1923. Stayed on the Nevada through most of the war, supporting the landings of D-Day, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa
  192. WWII: PTO. Served on the USS Robin in a long series of battles all over the Pacific
  193. WW2 POW, 'Bridge over the River Kwai' prisoner
  194. German World War One survivor
  195. German WWII-Pilot, Ju88 pilot, Mistel mission of WWII
  196. WW2/Japanese American/Go For Broke/US Army Units served 442nd regiment, 3rd battalion, Company L/Purple Heart; 2 Unit Citations; O'Connor Task Force; Bruyeres
  197. Japanese fighter ace from WW2, 7 kills
  198. Lz xray 1965
  199. B-17 bomber pilot, WWII, 8th Air Force. Shot down by a FW-109 over Ruhland, Germany, 12 September 1944. Sole survivor in a crew of ten. P.O.W. for 9 months. PH AM POW medals
  200. WWII: 4th Battalion, 29th Infantry. A communications specialist that served on D-Day (3rd or 4th wave, Omaha Beach), The Battle of the Bulge, Liberation of Dachau
  201. WWII: ETO. 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, the 'Ghost Army'. The Ghost Army deceived enemies into thinking that there were unaccounted divisions out there
  202. WWII: D-Day veteran
  203. Member of the French maquis in WW2
  204. WWII: PTO. 5th Air Force
  205. Hungarian fighter ace from WW2
  206. Italian veteran from WW1
  207. 98-years old British veteran of the Spanish Civil War; living in the United Kingdom, featured in the documentary, 'The First Will Be The Last' by Pasquale D'Aiello
  208. WWII: CBI. He flew 30 roundtrip missions in C-46s and C-47s over the Hump
  209. Saboteur from U.S.S. Barb WW II
  210. WWII - Iwo Jima. CO of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Div. His 3rd Platoon, led by 1st Lt Wells, is the most decorated Marines Platoon in history. He is the CO who selected the men who went up Mt. Suribachi
  211. Army General
  212. Female WWII veteran, WASP pilot (1917-2017). One of the 'Lucky Thirteen' WASP pilots to train and fly the B-17 'Flying Fortresses'
  213. WWII: US Navy veteran. Battle of Midway (June 1942), Battle of Santa Cruz (October 1942), Battle of Formosa (1944), a.o. Served on USS Russell (DD-414) and USS Houston (CL-81)
  214. Lz xray 1965
  215. WWII - D-Day U.S. Navy Seaman U.S. Navy 2nd Class Motor Machinist's Mate. Shaeff was USS LST-290 on D-Day to carry troops and equipment to the shore
  216. Ace (5 kills - 2 in WWII & 3 in Korean War)- USAAF/USAF, p-47, f-86, me 109
  217. WWII: Served on LST-474 in the Pacific
  218. Former Israeli soldier who was held captive by Hamas for five years
  219. 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
  220. 'Band of Brothers' '101st Airbourne Division, 506th Parahute Infantry Regiment, Easy Company' 'Battlefield Commission- Normandy'
  221. Retired Navy Admiral
  222. Acting Secretary of Defense Jan 2019 -
  223. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS Medusa
  224. WWII veteran. At a retirement home in Florida, he discovered his good friend and neighbor was a German WWII veteran who'd fought against him at the Bridge at Remagen, and whose outfit had taken the neighbor POW
  225. Spitfire Pilot, one of the few female Air Transport Auxiliary pilots
  226. 4 Star General
  227. USS Indianapolis survivor
  228. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Patterson. The Navy credited him with shooting down a Japanese plane during the attack on 7 December 1941
  229. air force general association executive
  230. Andy Shaw  (3)
    Member Sioux Tribe stationed Japan 24th Infantry Div./Survivor Korean Death March/29th Reg. Combat Team/Captured Oneui 7/26/1950 marched 40 miles south of Manchurian border, some 600 miles. POW 3 months one of 23 survivors of 1,500 captured
  231. Jack Shaw  (2)
    'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'British'
  232. John Shaw  (2)
    Artist, Aviation Art, Band of Brothers paintings
  233. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach, first wave. A Penobscot Indian who was a medic in the 1st U.S. Infantry Division (16th Infantry Regiment). D-Day was his first day in combat
  234. former member of the British Security Service (MI5)
  235. USS Indianapolis survivor
  236. Jack Shearer  (2)
    Member of the Sino-American Cooperative Organization
  237. WWII: Melvin served in the US Army in the 6th Ranger Battalion where participated in the Great Raid at Cabanatuan in the Phillipines and was awared the Bronze Star Medal for his actions
  238. Oldest living Navy World War 2 Veteran. Born: May 17, 1906
  239. WWII - Ball-turret Gunner of B-17 "Big Yank", 483rd Bombardment Group, 840th Bombardment Sq. Base: Sterparone, Italy; on March 24, 1945, they flew the longest escorted European bombing mission to Berlin, credited for destroying 3 Me-262's
  240. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge. 99th Infantry Division
  241. 4-Star General, Born Feb 25, 1954
  242. WWII: D-Day paratrooper. Flew into Normandy aboard C-47 Skytrain 42-92841 'Turf & Sport Special' and dropped to St. Mere-Eglise on June 6, 1944.Normandy, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge. E Co, 2nd Bn, 508th PIR, 82nd AB
  243. JFK - US Navy rear admiral; naval aide to President John F. Kennedy.
  244. Tuskegee airmen ww2, flew the curtiss p-40, p-39-q, p-47d, p-51 c, p-51 d
  245. Navy Admiral, last skipper of USS Lexington,
  246. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'British'
  247. air force general
  248. 'Royal Air Force Crewman'
  249. Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 Dec 1941, USS Arizona
  250. Japanese politician (1887-1957). WWII Foreign Affairs Minister and post-war Deputy Prime Minister. Signed the WWII Instrument of Surrender, as Japan's representative
  251. (1916-2002) AVG Flying Tigers CNA & Captain/Hump Pilot with 700 flights Pre-WW2
  252. WWII: 603rd Engineers Camouflage Division, 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, the 'Ghost Army'. Long and prominent career as an illustrator after the war, working for National Geographic, Life, Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian and NASA
  253. Pearl Harbor survivor (7 Dec 1941), USS Helena. Survived only as he had swiched shifts with a friend
  254. U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (2009-present)
  255. Retired Navy SEAL. He investigates phony Navy SEALs, and puts the videos on YouTube
  256. Wrote under the name Lee Shippey, American author & journalist whose romance with a French woman during WWI caused a sensation in the US as a 'famous war triangle.' Shippey later wrote a popular column in the Los Angeles Times for 22 years
  257. WWII: USMC. Battle of Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu
  258. New Zealand WWII Veteran, Telegraphist in the Royal New Zealand Navy
  259. Commander of British Troops in Iraq
  260. army general
  261. WWII: ETO. Pilot, 100th Bomb Group, 351st Bomb Squadron, 8th Air Force ('Bloody 100th'). B-17 #42-31767 'Our Gal Sal', the only B-17 of the 351st Squadron returning from the murderous 6 March 1944 raid on Berlin
  262. Retired General
  263. Decorated general of the United States Marine Corps who was awarded the Medal of Honor in World War II, became the 22nd Commandant of the Marine Corps
  264. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. Co C, 1st Bn, 23Marines, 4th Marine Division. His comnpany suffered a 94 percent casualty rate on Iwo Jima; only 16 were non-casualties and only 38 returned home
  265. WWII: Soviet partisan fighter, living in a retirement home in central Israel
  266. air force general
  267. WWII: 34th Field Artillery Battalion (9th Inf Div), operating a 155mm howitzer. North Africa, Sicily, France, Belgium, Germany. D-Day (Utah Beach), Battle of Remagen 1945
  268. Centenarian (1902-2002). US WWI vet, lied about his age to enlist. Sent to France, fought in trenches
  269. Iran Hostage Crisis Survivor/ U.S. Marine Corps Guard
  270. Soviet sniper during World War Two. Credited with over five-hundred confirmed kills. Lives in the Republic of Dagestan, near the Caucasus
  271. WWII: PTO. Battle of Saipan, Battle of Okinawa. 27th Infantry Division
  272. Polish publicist and lawyer, former member of the Polish resistance Armia Krajowa (AK)
  273. American Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Iwo Jima campaign
  274. army general finland
  275. Tuskegee Airmen, Author, WWII
  276. JFK related/Frogman at Bay of Pigs, lives in Caracas since 70's/Wounded & taken prisoner, Castro refers to these prisoners as 'yellow worms'
  277. JFK related/Frogman at the Bay of Pigs
  278. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the SS Leopoldville on December 24, 1944
  279. JFK - Honor Guard at the funeral of John F. Kennedy, leading the naval troops at the procession; also serving the President in functions prior to the assassínation
  280. medal of honor marines korean war
  281. WWII: ETO/PTO. Transported troops to both Utah and Omaha beaches on D - Day on LST-501, later again in the Battle of Okinawa (April 1 ? June 22, 1945)
  282. Pearl Harbor Survivor, aboard U.S.S. Utah during attack!
  283. Officer who served in the German army during World War II. He was a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  284. Ralph Simpson  (2)
    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
  285. WWII: US Navy. PTO: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Reid
  286. WWII, Berlin Airlift (Chief of Navigation & Briefing), Korea, Master Navigator
  287. doolittles radiers
  288. 2nd oldest man in Canada born 1911. WWII veteran
  289. Indian war hero, bearer of Param Vir Chakra
  290. Indian-Singaporean WWII veteran. Member of the Indian National Army boys' brigade. Later served for the Singapore Armed Forces
  291. Indian military - awarded the Victoria Cross in December 1944
  292. Spy/C.I.A./US Army General
  293. Navy veteran of 3 wars: WWII, Korea, Vietnam
  294. WWII: D-Day. USS Augusta (Admiral Kirk's flagship for D-Day, also carrying Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, providing fire support on D-Day and beyond)
  295. Sri Lankan WWII veteran and aviator
  296. US WWII Navy, born 1924. Sent as part of the occupying forces in Japan at the end of the war. Re-enlisted and served as part of the weather recon air squadron for the 1946 Bikini Atoll atomic bomb tests in 1946
  297. Carl Leonard Sitter (December 2, 1922 - April 4, 2000) was a highly decorated United States Marine Corps officer and Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
  298. Former General of the Polish Army (retired)
  299. 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
  300. WWII: Battle of Wake Island December 1941. US Marine Corps. Jack's artillery battery sank the first Japanese ship of the war. POW until his liberation by U.S. forces on September 7, 1945
  301. WWII: Merchant Marine, Arctic convoys
  302. Military air force general
  303. Bataan Death March survivor, born 1917
  304. WWII: Served on the USS Bunker Hill and saved sailors from the ship when she was hit by two Kamikaze on May 11, 1945 (Battle of Okinawa)
  305. Army National Guard Specialist; helped avert a massacre when an armed attacker began shooting on a train from Amsterdam to Paris; received the US Soldier's Medal and France's Legion of Honor; Dancing With The Stars Season 21
  306. Former general in the German Democratic Republic's army
  307. army general
  308. WWII: PTO. A Chief Radioman of the VP44 Patrol Bombing Squadron 'Golden Pelicans', a seaplane squadron flying the PBY-5A Catalina. Battle of Midway. On June 5, 1942, his PYB, sighted the Japanese cruisers Mogami and Mikuma
  309. WWII - Flying Ace, 12 victories
  310. Military
  311. WWII: Last remaining Polish survivor of Westerplatte Peninsula, where roughly 200 Polish troops valiently fought off German troops for seven days in September 1939. POW 1939-1941. Considered the opening battle of WWII
  312. British expert on conflict, reconciliation and stability, who has worked mainly in the Middle East. She served in Iraq as the political advisor to US General Ray Odierno and General David Petraeus during the surge
  313. Former United States Navy SEAL
  314. WWII - WASP. Base assignment_ Love Field, Dallas. Flew B-26, B-39
  315. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pennsylvania
  316. WWII Manhattan Project
  317. Pearl Harbor Survivor (1922-2009). survived the explosion of the USS Shaw
  318. Bob Slaughter  (2)
    D-Day participant
  319. WWII - D-Day. D Company, 116th Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. 4th wave at Omaha Beach
  320. WW2 veteran. Nose Gunner on the B17 Flying Fortress
  321. Retired General Born Nov. 11, 1924
  322. WWII: Navy veteran. USS Yorktown, USS West Virginia
  323. WWII: Royal Navy, HMS Anson. Escorting merchant ships on their 'Murmansk runs' in the Arctic convoys. Later served on the HMS Duncan, the HMS Pennywort and the HMS Taff and was involved in patrols along the Burma coast behind enemy lines
  324. Military
  325. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, 18th Fighter Group at Wheeler Field
  326. navy admiral
  327. WWII - VJ-Day 14 August 1945. In the famous scene of a sailor kissing a nurse, Mr. Smalley can be seen as a bystander
  328. United States Navy, first captain of the USS Indianapolis. Captain from 15 November 1932 - 10 December 1934
  329. WWII - Civil service employee at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Worked as a civilian employer of the Navy in a big hangar, building and repairing aircraft wings
  330. First blind active duty officer in the Army. Speaker, Veteran, IronMan, Purple Heart recipient and author of Beat Feet: Scotty Smiley's Blind Journey to Ironman (2015) and Fox and Friends (1998)
  331. WW2 Dunkirk veteran (Born:1919) who served with the Royal Army Service Corps and was rescued from the beach after two days under fire without food or water. Lives in Shoeburyness, southeast Essex, UK
  332. Arthur Smith  (6)
    Last survivor from the sinking of HMS Royal Oak, that was torpedoed by the German submarine U-47 on 14 October 1939. He is now 94 and lives in the UK
  333. Ww2 fighter ace - 5 kills vf-14
  334. air force general
  335. Night fighter ace, flew P-61's with the 418th NFS
  336. WWII: Wake Island Defender: Marine Corps 1st Defense Battalion, Machine Gunner. Battle of Wake Island, 8-23 December 1941. POW for 4 years
  337. Charles Smith  (4)
    Served in the 3rd Infantry Division during the war. Mr. Smith was one of the first American soldiers to cross the Rhine River and begin the march towards Berlin
  338. David Smith  (5)
    Veteran of Spanish Civil War, Abraham Lincoln Brigade. Born: 1913
  339. Retired General
  340. army general
  341. Hump Pilot to China
  342. George Smith  (3)
    USS Oklahoma survivor - Pearl Harbor attack
  343. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  344. WWII: Battle of the Bulge, glider pilot in Operation Varsity. 194th Regiment, 17th Airborne Division
  345. Henry Smith  (2)
    WWII: Battle of the Bulge. Machine Gunner. 291sth Infantry Regiment, 75th InfDiv (aka 'Bulgebusters')
  346. Jack Smith  (4)
    Abc news correspondant- also at lz-xray in 1965 with 1/7 cav- he might have died?
  347. US WWII Navy veteran (1924-2021). One of 7 last USS Indianapolis survivors at the time of his death
  348. Lz xray 1965
  349. air force general
  350. JFK - Honor Guard 'Casket team', one of Kennedy's pallbearers (Navy)
  351. WWII Fighter Ace (6 kills), 56th Fighter Group, 'Zemke's Wolfpack', flew the p-47
  352. Tuskegee airmen ww2
  353. Civil war general railroad tycoon 1st vp of b & o railroad
  354. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Rigel (AR-11)
  355. Tuskegee Airman
  356. Randy Smith  (3)
    Vietnam: Fall of Saigon - US Marine Corps. Last Marine to stand duty at the US Embassy in Saigon and the Marine who took down the US flag during the evacuation of Saigon on April 29. 1975, for the very last time
  357. Retired USMC General
  358. Buffalo Soldier of WWII (1923-2021). Badly wounded in Italy alongside John Fox (one of the few Black MOH recipients of WWII), held POW by Germany. Teaching career, known as 'Doc Rock'
  359. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor
  360. William Smith  (3)
    WWII: Battle of the Bulge. 75th Infantry Division
  361. navy admiral
  362. WWII: Marine Corps veteran of the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan
  363. Army general 'As Major in 1961 Airforce aide to the Military Representitive of the President'
  364. Aviator, WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) lives in San Antonio, TX
  365. WWII - Navajo Code Talker´
  366. Air Force General
  367. WWII - D-Day, Utah Beach. 29th Field Artillery Battalion, 4th Infantry Division
  368. Centenarian (1898-2004). One of the last living Australian WWI veterans
  369. Subject of the new WWII book 'Spearhead'
  370. WWII: ETO. RAF Battle of Britain pilot
  371. South African war hero, awarded Victoria Cross in June 1942
  372. WWII WASP Women Pilot
  373. African American WWI veteran of the 9th Calvary, born 1922. One of the last of the Buffalo Soldiers
  374. 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
  375. WWII - LtGen Snowden (Fox Company, 2nd Bn, 23rd Marines, company commander) is the senior and highest-ranking surviving veteran of the Battle of Iwo Jima (Purple Heart); also in the battles at Saipan and Tinian; WWII, Korea, Vietnam
  376. Rosie The Riveter --- WWII War Effort at Aerospace Plants
  377. WWII: D-Day, Utah Beach
  378. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers'
  379. Japanese WWII Veteran
  380. Former Soviet Military Marshal (Soviet Army) and the last surviving veteran from The Battle of Lake Khasan in 1938
  381. WWII - Iwo Jima survivor, 4th Marine Division
  382. WWII: PTO. 163rd Regiment, 41st Infantry Division. New Guinea campaign (Battle of Buna 1942/1943)
  383. Russian World War One Veteran
  384. U.S. Army veteran, who was captured by the Nazis in 1944, after bombing a Nazi bunker
  385. army general
  386. German World War One survivor
  387. WWII: Marine Corps (2nd Marine division) veteran of the Battles of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa
  388. German ww2 pilot
  389. Jewish survivor of the Nazis and a WWII veteran. Born in turbulent post-war Germany and witnessed the rise of National Socialism/Managed to escape in January 1939 and immigrated to America. He fought in the Pacific Theater during WWII
  390. Member of the Norwegian Resistance during the German Occupation WWII. The most highly decorated person in Norway
  391. Aviation pioneer W/Fred Sigrist, others set up Sopwith Aviation Company which produced 18,000+ British WWI aircraft for allied forces, including 5747 of the famous Sopwith Camel single-seat fighter/awarded the CBE 1918
  392. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. US Army Air Corps
  393. Army General
  394. WWII - Employed at the Glenn L. Martin Company at Offutt Field (Fort Crook), she worked on the Enola Gay, did the cockpit wiring like the wiring for the special navigator table
  395. Congressional Medal of Honor, USMC, WWII
  396. army general
  397. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  398. Spanish Civil War Veteran, Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Born: 12/20/1918
  399. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor (USS New Orleans), later USMC Guadalcanal
  400. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 Dec 1941, USS Utah
  401. WWII -Medic in Colonel Rudders's HQ company who climbed Pointe du Hoc on D-day
  402. WWII: North-Africa (Kasserine Pass), Sicily, Battle of Normandy. Sixth Armored Division (Patton)
  403. WWII: British soldier evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940. He was abandoned on the beach by his commanding officer with the instruction 'every man for himself'. He then got himself on to a boat, alone
  404. WWII: D-Day. Landed with LST-510 on Omaha Beach around noon of June 6, 1944. 90-millimeter artillery gunner of Battery B of the the 110th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion. Battle of the Bulge
  405. US Army Air Corps Pearl Harbor survivor (7 Dec 1941); caught in the open at Wheeler Field as the attack started
  406. British Victoria Cross awardee for his actions in the Korea War
  407. Army General
  408. USS Pueblo
  409. 101st airborne, band of brothers ww2
  410. Nazi officer
  411. WWII: Fighter Pilot , 334th Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, show down, became POW, escaped
  412. Former High-School/College Basketball coach for Arkansas State Univ. Played at the Arkansas State Univ. Also is a World War 2 Veteran
  413. WWII: US Navy; 20mm anti-aircraft gunner on the Liberty ship SS Julius Olson. Murmansk Run veteran
  414. 'Commanding Officer Royal Air Force Binbrook'
  415. WWII Ace (9.5 kills) 361st Fighter Group - USAAF - DSC
  416. John Spencer  (5)
    WWII: Original Montford Point Marine (first Black marines) who fought in the Battle of Guadalcanal and later on the battles of Operation Forager (Mariana and Palau Islands battles)
  417. Larry Spencer  (2)
    Air Force General
  418. WWII: ETO. Bombardier with the 93rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force
  419. WWII: Belgian WWII veteran who was in the Belgian Resistance and joined the 512th MP Battalion of Patton's 3rd Army after the liberation of Antwerp, being in the Battle of the Bulge and also entering the Buchenwald concentration camp
  420. WWII: Infantryman machine gunner, H Company, 501st PIR, 101st AB. Battle of the Bulge (Siege of Bastogne), soldier who (unintentionally und unknowingly) created the 'Airborne Beer' in Belgium. Occupation duty in Austria
  421. WWII veteran with the 75th Division, 291st Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion. Went to the beaches of Normandy 5 months after D-Day
  422. Former British military officer, later employee of Sandline International, a private military company, wrote a book called 'An Unorthodox Soldier' about his life
  423. B-17 Pilot during WWII. Known for developing artificial/fake trees in the early 1970's. Lives in New York
  424. Retired German general
  425. 101st airborne,band of brothers ww2
  426. Retired General
  427. WWII: N. Africa, Sicily, Normandy (Utah Beach, D-Day+4, Battle of Bulge, Battle of Remagen (1945), Rhine Crossing. 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division
  428. WW2 Veteran/100th Infantry Division & 82nd Airborne Division/July 1944, reassigned to 82nd Airborne Division, 325th Infantry Glider Regiment, Company C/Remembers seeing smoke from guns below crossing the English Channel toward Holland
  429. US Army vet, born 1925. 'Undesirable' discharge for being gay, 1948. Hid the anguish from his family, until he married his partner of decades in 2009 and fought years for an honorable discharge, which came at the age of 91 in 2017
  430. WWII - Contemporary witness of the Port Chicago disaster (largest US mainland munitions explosion, July 17, 1944, Naval Magazine, Port Chicago, CA; 320 dead, 390 wounded, followed by mutiny that changed segregation in the Navy.)
  431. German ww2 pilot
  432. WWII: British soldier of the 56th (Highland) Medium Regiment who survived 4 days under fire at the beaches of Dunkirk and was evacuated on board J86, the minesweeper HMS Salamander
  433. Tuskegee Airmen
  434. Is a former officer in the United States Marine Corps and the proprietor of The Globe and Laurel Restaurant in Stafford, Virginia. He served in the Marine Corps for over 29 years and is called 'the living historian of the Marine Corps'
  435. WWII: Gunner on the USS Yorktown (CV-5, 'Fighting Lady') . Battle of the Coral Sea (May 1942), Battle of Midway (June 1942), when he spent 10 hours in the Pacific before being picked up. Later served on submarine USS Jack
  436. WWII/ETO: B-17 ball turret gunner of the 'Bloody 100th' (100th Bomb Group)
  437. medal of honor army vietnam
  438. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; Patrol Squadron 23 (PBY Patrol plane), Kaneohe Bay
  439. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor
  440. retired United States Army Colonel and former NASA astronaut
  441. US Navy vet, born 1940. Assigned to the USS Lake Champlain in 1961, participated in the recovery of Alan Sheperd and Freedom 7. Helped make the bed that the recovered capsule was set upon
  442. navy admiral
  443. British ace from WW2
  444. US Navy 'Atomic Veteran', born 1928. Operation Crossroads atomic tests witness in 1946. Enlisted 1945, but recruiter held him off since he had four brothers serving. But ended up exposed to radiation, fighting skin cancers later in life
  445. Retied USMC General
  446. 'Spanish Civil War Veteran' 'International Brigade' 'Swedish'
  447. astonaut air force general
  448. A British Royal Air Force meteorologist who notably persuaded General Dwight D. Eisenhower to change the date of the Allied invasion of Europe in World War II, from the 5th of June to the 6th of June 1944
  449. WWII - D-Day Utah Beach, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division. Also fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Before that, he was sent to the Pacific Theater, where he survived the sinking of the SS President Coolidge on 26 Oct 1942
  450. USS Indianapolis survivor
  451. German Flying Ace Of World War II
  452. British ace from WW2
  453. WWII: Fighter Pilot, 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF
  454. army field marshal england
  455. Retired U.S.-Marine General, USMC
  456. WWII: PTO. Bataan Death March survivor
  457. Director FOrce Structure J-8
  458. RAF ace from 'Battle of Britain', currently residing in the U.K., 7
  459. WWII: British Arctic convoy veteran
  460. Croatian World War II pilot, born 1916, lives in Pancevo, Serbia
  461. WWII: ETO. Nose Art artist of the 91st Bomb Group, also painted the 'Memphis Belle'
  462. World war 2 fighter ace- 7 kills
  463. WW2 POW 31st Infantry Regiment U.S. Army, was captured & shipped to Yokkaichi city in Japan where was forced to shovel coal at copper mill/suffered post-traumatic stress disorder, but recovered & held career as corrections officer in Conn
  464. WW1 Veteran (Royersford, Pa.)
  465. army general
  466. USN Admiral
  467. WWII - Navigaor and OOD (Officer of the Deck) of the USS Missouri. It was his job to greet US and Japanese military officials as they boarded to sign the papers of surrender, and his job to set up the ceremony
  468. world war 2 fighter ace (6 kills)- USAAF
  469. navy admiral england
  470. U.S. Navy 4-Star Admiral; NATO Supreme Allied Commander (2009-2013); Commander, U.S. Southern Command (2006-2009)
  471. WWII - D-Day, Battle of The Bulge, Nuremberg Trails. 1st Infantry Div, 26th Infantry Regiment. 1st wave on Omaha Beach. Occupational duty of guarding the top 12 high ranking German officials, including Hermann Goering and Rudolf Hess
  472. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran (HMS Jamaica). Part of the bodyguard at Yalta, when Churchill met Roosevelt and Stalin
  473. Air Force General
  474. WWII - Pilot of the famous Sundowners squadron (VT-11) of Carrier Air Group 11 in the Pacific Theater
  475. Former General (Generaloberst) of the German Democratic Republic (DDR)
  476. WWII Marine, born 1924, fought at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan. Went on to a career as a lawyer and circuit judge
  477. Ben Steele  (2)
    WWII Bataan Death March Survivor
  478. Michael Dane Steele (born September 15, 1960) is a retired colonel of the United States Army. He was a company commander in the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment during the Somalia mission Operation Gothic Serpent
  479. WWII: PTO. Marine Corps, Guadalcanal, Battle of the Bloody Ridge
  480. WWII: Marine veteran of the Battles of Tawara, Saipan, Tinian
  481. army general
  482. Bataan Death March Survivor
  483. WW2 Veteran : Army 37th Infantry Division
  484. Centenarian (1901-2006). US vet of WWI and WWII. 4 WWI battles in France. Named Provost Marshal of Hawaii, living through Pearl Harbor. Oldest living West Point grad (1925) and only WWI vet still on (honorary) active duty at his death
  485. Veteran of the Battle of Stalingrad - WW2
  486. WWII veteran WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilot)Flew the c-45
  487. WWII: U.S.S. L.S.T. 1046, U.S. Navy. He saw combat at Eniwetok, Saipan, Guam, and at the invasion of Okinawa
  488. WWII: D-Company, 2nd Ranger Battalion; was the third man to climb Pointe-du-Hoc on D-Day
  489. Soldier of Fortune anf French Foreign Legion Paratrooper veteran
  490. Current captain of the USS Illinois
  491. WWII: Survived the sinking of the USS John Penn on August 13, 1943
  492. British WW2 pilot, 'Battle of Britain'
  493. WWII: USS Indianapolis (CA-35) survivor
  494. WW2/Battle of the Bulge/101st FA 26 Yankee Division
  495. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS California
  496. US WWII Navy vet, born 11 Jan 1921. Served on the USS Wichita, part of the Murmansk Runs to Russia, incl. the disastrous Convoy PQ-17. Later in the Pacific
  497. WWII - Yeoman aboard the submarine USS Wahoo (SS-238); sole survivor of the sinking of the Wahoo (11 Oct 1943) as he was miraculously transferrd just 45 mins before Wahoo sailed on her last and fatal voyage. Author of 'Wake of the Wahoo'
  498. WW2/Member of Ritchie Boys, a military intelligence unit composed of German, Austrian, & Czech refugees & immigrants to the US, mostly Jewish. Member of (interrogators of prisoners of war) Team 37. For this he gained the Bronze Star Medal
  499. Member of The Ritchie Boys was responsible for uncovering more than half the combat intelligence on the Western Front during World War II. Holocaust survivor and now 99 years old
  500. WWII: ETO. 345th Bomb Squadron, 98th Bomb Group, 9th AF. B-24 Liberator 'The Sandman' (#42-40402). Pilot & Squadron Commander. 50 Combat missions. DFC for Operation Tidal Wave (1 Aug 1943), the bombing of the oil refineries at Ploesti