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  1. U.S. Army
  2. WWII: Marines (E-2-6, 2nd MarDiv), Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pennsylvania; later in the battles of Guadalcanal and Tarawa and Bariki (last part of Battle of Tarawa)
  3. Senior commander in Royal Australian Air Force. Wackett introduced parachutes to the Australian Air Force and made the country?s first free fall parachute descent from a military aircraft in Australia on May 27, 1926
  4. WW2 Veteran:442nd Regimental Combat Team,'E' Company
  5. Longest Living Buffalo Soldier. Born: 1908
  6. WWII: British Arctic Convoy veteran (HMS Devonshire)
  7. (November 1, 1955-August 31, 1991), pilot of 'Boston', involved in the U.S. Army's first round-the-world flight
  8. 103 Walmart worker & meet Sam Walton, Served in the Air Force during World War II serving in India and China/Flew the Hump, Himalaias/After landing a job with Walmart back in 1983, he still works five day a week at a the location in his hometown
  9. Centenarian (1899-2007), one of the last US WWI veterans, and the last living US Marine of WWI
  10. George Wagner  (2)
    WWII: Dunkirk/D-Day. British Royal Engineers soldier, who, during the Dunkirk evacuation, helped to construct a pier made of abandoned lorries on the beach at La Panne. On June 6, 1944, he returned to France, landing at Sword Beach
  11. army general
  12. Congressional Medal of Honor, US Navy, WWII
  13. 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
  14. Australia's most decorated WW2 War hero. Code name: The White Mouse. Born: 08/12/1912
  15. WWII: PTO. USS South Dakota
  16. air force general
  17. Overcame massive claustrophobia/ fear of heights to become a fighter pilot. Flew missions in Iraq, SE Asia, & Kosovo during Operation Allied Force. Awarded numerous prestigious medals. Author and professional speaker
  18. WWII: PTO. Army Air Corps. 307th Bomb Group, 13th Air Force
  19. Burke Waldron began his military service in July 1943 in Pearl Harbor and was part of both the Makin Island and Saipan invasions
  20. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  21. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) #3
  22. British George Cross recipient
  23. Edwin Walker  (3)
    11/10/1909-10/31/1993 US Army officer fought in WW2 & Korean. Known for ultra-conservative political views & criticized by Ike for promoting a personal political stand while in uniform/Lee Harvey Oswald attempted to kill him 4/10/1963
  24. 'Tuskegee Airmen'
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Jim Walker  (3)
    272nd Military Police Co.Vietnam
  28. WWII: D-Day, Omaha Beach (Ranger); wounded in Carentan
  29. british army comm.-in-chief
  30. Oldest WWII veteran. Born 2/5/1909. Served in the Women's Voluntary Service. Lives in Kingwood, Oxfordshire, England
  31. Retired United States Army four star general who served as Commander, Allied Land Forces South East Europe (COMLANDSOUTHEAST) from 1977 to 1978
  32. Saboteur from U.S.S. Barb WW II
  33. American photographer (1905-97) Made iconic D-Day photos, until shrapnel destroyed his left leg which had to be amputated. Post-war career as illustrative photographer for Life, Sat. Evening Post, Time, and others
  34. army general
  35. Royal millitary
  36. WWII - Paratrooper of Fox Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne (Screamin' Eagles). Combat jumps at D-Day and Market Garden. Was in the Battle of the Bulge, helped capture Hitler's Eagle's Nest
  37. Georgia centenarian, born 1911. Born in Oklahoma and a Dust Bowl survivor. Believed to be the US' oldest living Eagle Scout. Army Captain in WWII, commanded 4416th Quartermaster Company.in Europe and on their way to the Pacific when the war ended
  38. WWII - 82nd Airborne, 507th PIR. Combat jump into Normandy(D-Day), fought for 21 days, then captured, escaped near Paris, joined the French Resistance, captured again until the end of the war (Stalag 12A and at a camp near Leipzig)
  39. Lz xray & lz albany 1965 nam 2/7th cav
  40. WW2 US Navy serving from 1943 to 1965 as a E5 Air Traffic Controller. Was in battles Philippine Sea, Leyte Gulf, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa. (Born 1927)
  41. WWII Pearl Harbor survivor; Chief Petty Officer USS Whitney (AD-4)
  42. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor December 7, 1941, USS Pennsylvania; was with 'Communication Force'. Was in 6 Pacific landings including Iwo Jima
  43. Full name is George Peter Walls, Lieutenant General who served as the Commander of the Military of Rhodesia, and later Zimbabwe, is living in exile in Eastern Cape, South Africa
  44. Staff Sgt. James Harley Wallwork DFM (21 October 1919 - 24 January 2013) British soldier, member Glider Pilot Regiment achieved notability as pilot of 1st Horsa glider to land at Pegasus Bridge in the early hours of D-Day, 6 June 1944 WW2
  45. First Responder 9/11 Terrorist Attack September 11, 2001
  46. Joe Walsh  (5)
    WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. A 3rd Defense Battalion Marine, Walsh manned anti-aircraft guns during the attack. Later served on Johnston Atoll
  47. WWII American Fighter Pilot Ace
  48. WWII: 2nd Ranger Bn, D-Day, Pointe du Hoc
  49. USMC four-star general who served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. 2 Navy Crosses for extraordinary heroism during World War II. ('Walt's Ridge')
  50. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. Lives in the UK or New Zealand
  51. air force general
  52. Veteran, WWII Korea and Vietnam, 31 years of active duty
  53. British U-Boat hunter of the costal command in WW2
  54. Pearl Harbor Survivor, USS Pennsylvania. born 1918
  55. WWII - Fighter Ace, 6 victories (and 12 probables); flew the P-38 and P-47. Wingman to America's highest-scoring air ace Richard Bong
  56. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS Curtiss (AV-4)
  57. Veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Participated in the five European Campaigns of WW II, including Normandy, the Hurtgen Forest and the Battle of the Bulge. Memoir 'Country Boy Gone Soldiering' was published in 1999
  58. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor. Wheeler Field
  59. WWII: Served aboard the USS San Francisco from Pearl Harbor until 'The 3rd Battle of Savo Island' off Guadalcanal in 1942. During the encounter he was seriously wounded
  60. Usmc sniper vietnam - confimed killed 63author DEAR MOM- A SNIPERS WAR
  61. Peter Ward  (3)
    WWII: British Arctic Convoy and D-Day veteran
  62. WWII: B-17 ground crewman in the 100th Bomb Group ('The Bloody Hundredth')
  63. WWII submarine Skipper and Admiral last known to be living in FL
  64. WWII, Pearl Harbor Survivor
  65. Downed by enemy fire on mission, badly injured endured 3 week's hell In hellish Vietnam Jungles. When his captain revealed his membership in the Ku Klux Klan, their situation that took a roll putting him on the road to becoming a general
  66. French survivor of Auschwitz and heroine of the French Resistance. She moved to Manchester, England
  67. Special Agent in charge, Norfolk Field Office, NCIS
  68. Donut Dolly Vietnam War/Lai Khe - First Infantry Division - July 1969-October 1969. An Khe - Fourth Infantry Division - October 1969-January 1970, Program Director. Da Nang - Third Marine Division/24th Corps - January 1970-August 1970, Unit Director
  69. Army paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and Author
  70. WWII veteran, born 1924, one of the last few living vets to have served as an Assistant Chaplain in the war
  71. Retired General
  72. WWII: Canadian air force pilot who participated as a pilot in the Dieppe Raid
  73. James Warren  (2)
    Tuskegee Airmen ww2
  74. WWII: Served on the USS. Enterprise CV-6 (a.k.a. 'The Big E' and 'The Galloping Ghost') from 1942 to 1945
  75. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941; USS MacDonough (DD-351). Well-known Southern Utah public figure nicknamed 'The Flag Man'
  76. WWII. Worked at Bletchley Park as a code breaker of the enigma
  77. Navy Seal with Seal Team Six, Silver Star (Somalia), author, chiropractor
  78. WWII: He saw action in the South Pacific from 1942-46, piloting massive PBY and PBM seaplanes, hunting submarines, rescuing sailors and downed airmen, almost losing his own life in a kamikaze attack. Later Assistant Secretary of Commerce
  79. Buffalo Soldier, one of a few still alive
  80. Tuskegee Airman
  81. air force general
  82. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Was stationed with the 98th Coast Artillery at Schofield Barracks, but had traveled to the Navy yard that morning, where he witnessed the attack
  83. WWII: Pearl Harbor suvivor, US Navy Pearl Harbor firefighting group
  84. WWII: PTO. Battle of Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, Okinawa. USMC Platoon Leader. Silver Star, Gold Star
  85. war hero, Victoria Cross receiver; later became a High Court judge and was knighted in 1971
  86. WWII: PTO. Fighter Pilot (USS Yorktown)
  87. Canadian World War 2 Veteran (Canadian Forces 1929-1953. Born: 07/13/1912
  88. Soccer player for Bristol Rovers 1945-1963. Served in the Royal Navy during WWII
  89. WWII - British sailor on HMS Vindex; several trips to Murmansk, Russia, during the Arctic Convoys of WWII; occupation duty in Hiroshima starting only weeks after the a-bomb
  90. WWII: ETO. D-Day. 6th Naval Battalion
  91. 'Tuskegee Airmen' 'The Fighting 99th Squadron' the original Tuskegee group!
  92. United States Marine Corps private who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Iwo Jima during World War II. He single-handedly killed 90 enemy soldiers, thus enabling his plat
  93. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Tangier
  94. WWII: Marine Corps veteran of the Battle of Tarawa
  95. Served time in the British Army before pursuing a career in corporate technology. Author of the Awakened Trilogy, Don't Move, First Activation, and the Invasion series
  96. WWII: Air Force pilot; flew the 101st Airborne on D-Day
  97. Tuskegee Airmen
  98. Pearl Harbor Survivor 'Was on weekend pass & headed to Scholfield Barracks where he was stationed with the 289th Regiment when the attacks started'
  99. US Army Vietnam Veteran
  100. WWII. PTO. Served on the submarine USS Skipjack, SS-184 (famous for the 'Battle for Toilet Paper')
  101. Betty Webb  (2)
    WW2/From Wythall Worcestershire, member of Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS). Worked on German police messages in Mansion @ Bletchley Park. Messages revealed beginning of the Holocaust with the massacres of 1,000s of Jews on eastern front
  102. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Most ended up returning to the US; a maximum of 7 are still alive
  103. John Webb  (3)
    D-Day landings veteran. Born: 1924. He is now 90 and lives in London, UK. He was with the 5th Battalion the Royal Berkshire Regiment
  104. US Air Force brigadier general. Photographed with Obama in White House Situation Room during raid on bin Laden's compound
  105. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Oklahoma, born 1918
  106. Robert Weber  (2)
    WW2 Veteran-Combat Infantryman 54th Armored Infantry Battalion Of The 10th Armored Division
  107. WWII: Marine Corps fighter pilot in the South Pacific
  108. WWII Naval Pilot (Born 1915). Pearl Harbor survivor, stationed at Kaneohe Bay Air Station. Witness to MOH John Finn's actions. Later served across the Pacific for the remainder of the war
  109. United States Army commander who served in Asia during World War II from October 1943 to the end of the war. Previously, he helped plan the Normandy Invasion
  110. WWII: PTO. US Army Air Corps. Guam
  111. Founding member of the German counter-terrorist force GSG 9
  112. WWII: PTO. Served aboard the USS South Dakota (BB-57). Luzon, Leyte, Philippines in general, Formosa, Okinawa
  113. WWII: PTO. Served in the United States Army in the South Pacific during World War II from November 29, 1944 to October 25, 1946
  114. WWII: Marine Corps flamethrower 'Flaming Joe' in the Battle of Iwo Jima, fought there for all 36 days of the battle. 5th Marine Division, 28th Marines, 3rd Battalion Headquarters Demolition Platoon. Flagraiser Ira Hayes was his friend
  115. army general
  116. WWII: PTO. US Navy, USS Columbia
  117. (Born 1929) US Marine Corps Vietnam War Veteran. 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines. During Operation Napoleon/Saline and at the Battle of Dai Do where he was seriously injured. For his actions at Dai Do Weise was awarded the Navy Cross
  118. army general
  119. navy admiral
  120. WWII: PTO. 228th Signal Operations Company. Philippines 1940, POW
  121. Daughter of Otto Skorzeny, famed nazi commando
  122. WWII: PTO. Gunner on escort carrier USS Anzio
  123. WWII: PTO. Survivor of the massive Kamikaze attack on the USS Lindey on April 12, 1945, in the Battle of Okinawa
  124. German ww2 pilot
  125. Fighter ace world war 2- 5 kills flew the p-38
  126. Pearl Harbor survivor, served on the USS Maryland. Helped to drill through the hull of the next-door capsized USS Oklahoma to save men on board
  127. Retired General And Former U.S. Air Force Chief
  128. WWII: PTO. Battle of Iwo Jima. 4th Marines Division
  129. WWII - survived the Battle of Kohima, 1944
  130. Navy veteran, author, and candidate for Congress from NJ
  131. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Argonne
  132. WWII. Merchant Marine. Trips to the Mediterranean, Suez Canal, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf
  133. Fighter ace world war 2 vmf-323 death rattlers- 5 kills
  134. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. Landing Ship, Tank (LST) 1035
  135. WWII Marine vet at Iwo Jima (1922-2016). Led the platoon attack on Mt. Suribachi that planted the first flag on the summit. His platoon became one of the most decorated in US history
  136. WW2 Battle of Britain pilot. Born in 1922, he was the youngest Spitfire pilot
  137. Air Force Chief of Staff (2012-Present)
  138. WWII - Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. USS Arizona survivor
  139. WWII Battle of the Bulge veteran, Nuremberg Trials guard for Field Marshal Hermann Goering
  140. WWII Fighter Pilot Ace-6 victories, US Navy, VF-16
  141. Former Navy SEAL, wrote novel, Men In Green Faces.
  142. U.S.S. Arizona survivor (Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941)
  143. WWII: USS Helena
  144. WWII: Merchant seaman in the 'Murmansk runs' of World War II
  145. Known in WWII as the One man army or the Ghost of Bataan
  146. Fighter Ace - Korean War - USAF - 5 Kills
  147. WWII: PTO. USMC. Battle of Peleliu, Battle of Okinawa
  148. medal of honor army korean war
  149. A 99-year-old war heroine who worked on the top secret preparations for the D-Day landings, has followed in Captain Tom's footsteps by walking 100 laps of her Dedham garden
  150. WWII Pilot Ace- Flew the P-38 & P-40--[14 victories]- DSC
  151. Rick West  (2)
    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) 12
  152. WWII: PTO. Battle of Peleliu, Battle of Okinawa
  153. U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs (1998-2000)
  154. USS Arizona Survivor - Pearl Harbor
  155. Tuskegee airman
  156. WWII: PTO. USS Balch (DD-363). Saw Pearl Harbor arriving on Dec. 8, 1941; his ship was in Task Force 18 (Doolittle Raid), saved nearly 600 sailors of the USS Yorktown when she sank in the Battle of Midway; supported the Guadalcanal campaign
  157. WW 2 vet/USN/Mechanic in Navy, stationed in the South Pacific and the Philippines
  158. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Naval Air Station Kaneohe
  159. Retired US Army General
  160. falklands war hero
  161. Medal of Honor Army Vietnam
  162. army general
  163. Army General, Chief of Staff of the USA army (1974-1976) Born: 09/15/1916
  164. WWII: USS Intrepid. On the flight deck aboard the USS Intrepid when she was hit by 2 kamikazes
  165. WW2 veteran. A decorated soldier whose military career lasted through the Vietnam War. He became an anti-nuclear activist. Father of former bassist of the Talking Heads Tina Weymouth
  166. Centenarian (1895-2001). US WWI veteran. Sent to France, marched to the front just as the war ended
  167. WWII: Battle of Midway
  168. Army general
  169. Women's Army Corps
  170. WWII: PTO. Pearl Harbor survivor, New Guinea campaign, Battle of Saipan
  171. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. Company G, 2nd Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment of the 7th Infantry Division
  172. WWII: ETO. Truck driver in the Red Ball Express, 104th Infantry, 3rd Battalion, 26th Yankee Division. Taken POW while supplying the front lines in November 1944
  173. WWII Veteran, wounded in the Battle of Iwo Jima
  174. WWII: ETO. D-Day, Battle of the Bulge. Glider pilot
  175. WWII: Medic, 1st Infantry Batallion, 10th Armored Division, 3rd Army. Battle of the Bulge
  176. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 6th Marine Division
  177. 63rd Inspector General of the Army. Served as Chief of Staff, CENTCOM during OIF and OEF
  178. WW2 US Army Veteran. 97th Infantry Division
  179. Bill White  (6)
    US WWII Marine vet, born 1915, wounded by a grenade at Iwo Jima. One of the last living workers who built the Hoover Dam in the 1930s
  180. Major US Army Ret - Buffalo Soldier during WWII. Author - Give Me My Spirit Back; The Last of the Buffalo Soldier
  181. OSU end from River Rouge, MI, Played on Ohio State's first National Championship team in 1942. After military service, finished his career with Michigan and became the only player to win national championships with 2 different schools when they won in '48
  182. (Born 1980) Afghanistan War Veteran. Squad Leader with Company A, 1st Battalion, 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173d Airborne Brigade. Distinguished Service Cross recipient for actions in Khost Province, Afghanistan in 2008
  183. Joe White  (4)
    Pearl Harbor Veteran, USS Schley
  184. Kenneth White  (3)
    Ww2 veteran
  185. Former Army Sgt, to recieved the Congressional Medal of Honor on May 13, 2014, for his actions during a dismounted movement in mountainous terrain in Aranas, Afghanistan, on Nov. 9, 2007
  186. Phillip White  (3)
    Vietnam veteran who was in the 23rd Americal Division. Purple Heart recipient for being injured by a NVA grenade
  187. WWII: USS Balch (DD-363), USS Boston (CA-69), USS Bladen (APA-63). Naval engagements include Marshall-Gilbert and Wake Islands, Midway, Guadalcanal-Tulagi, Eastern Solomons, Marshall Island, Kwajalein, Majuro, Eniwetok, Iwo Jima, Okinawa
  188. test pilot air force general
  189. WWII: ETO. Battle of the Bulge, Operation Varsity. 507th Parachute Infantry, 17th Airborne Division
  190. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  191. 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
  192. navy admiral businessman
  193. Korean War: One of the 'Non-Repatriated 23' who didn't return to the US after the end of the Korean War. Returned to the United State/New York in 1965
  194. navy admiral
  195. WW2 Dunkirk Veteran (Born:1920) was a medic with the Royal Army Medical Corps and tended the wounded as the troops of the British Expeditionary Force withdrew towards the coast. Now 96 and lives in Laindon, Essex
  196. Born March of 1945. Australian Vietnam Veteran that was with the Australian SAS,7RAR, and 3RAR
  197. 1965 lz-xray
  198. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  199. Tuskegee Airmen (Would have to be 83 years old or older if lied about age & entered at age 16 to become an Airmen)
  200. WWII: Civilian Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. An electrician, Whitney was on break from his job when he saw the last plane fly over the mountain. He worked salvage duty on the electrical portions of various ships for the next month
  201. Tuskegee airmen ww2
  202. WW2 POW forced to work on the bridge at Burma Siam Railroad that was featured in the film 'Bridge Over the River Kwai'
  203. WWII: Battle of Midway pilot
  204. WWII/UK: In the rear guard at the Battle of Dunkirk, he was left on the beach and eventually managed to jump on board a Dutch fishing boat back to England. Later as a paratrooper, he was in Operation Market Garden (Battle of Arnhem)
  205. WWII - 101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR, Easy Company. As an Easy member he is one of the 'Band of Brothers',
  206. Spy/Hot wars/cold wars & a few sub-war dust-ups/Served in senior positions at the Departments of State and Defense, the CIA, and the White House
  207. army general
  208. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Maryland
  209. 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
  210. Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, US Army, WWII
  211. US Army WWII veteran, born 1919. CCC member, 1938-40, and made an Army supply sargeant thanks to his CCC experience for WWII's Saipan battle
  212. German ww2 pilot JG 11
  213. 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
  214. Born in 1922 in Bloomfield, Nebraska. Served in the US Army during WWII. Fred was assigned to the Station Hospital at Fort Des Moines without going through typical basic training
  215. Lufftwaffe ace 133 victories in wwII
  216. WWII German Knights Cross Recipient
  217. WWII: PTO. Battle of Savo Island (USS Vincennes)
  218. WWII: Fighter Ace, 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF
  219. Lz xray 1965 nam 1st cav
  220. 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
  221. WWII: Bataan Death March
  222. WWII: Sailor B.C. Wilborn manned an anti-aircraft gun during the attack upon Pearl Harbor; later surviving amultiple Kamikate attack at the USS Columbia on 6 January 1945 when he earned a Purple Heart; Race Horse Owner
  223. Tuskegee Airman
  224. WWII - D-Day, in the first wave at Omaha Beach. 29th Infantry Division, 115th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, E Company, First Scout of the 2nd Squad, 2nd Platoon
  225. USS Indianapolis survivor
  226. WWII: Torpedo Bomber pilot, Battle of Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, USS Yorktown (CV-5), USS Enterprise
  227. Tuskegee Airmen Pilot
  228. British soldier involved in the Bloody Sunday massacre, living with his wife Linda somewhere in rural Belgium
  229. German U-boat commander (Born: 1914) in the Atlantic during WW2 (Submarine U-704) Lives in Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany. Now 103
  230. WWII: Served on the submarine USS Archerfish (SS-311) which sank the Japanese aircraft carrier HIJMS Shinano, on 29 November 1944
  231. WWII: ETO. B-17 co-pilot, 351st Bomb Group. Shot down, Dutch Undeground, POW
  232. WWII - WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots)
  233. Former U.S. Naval officer, first Commanding Officer of the USS Nautilus
  234. WWII: British pilot of the Battle of Britain, flew with the Duxford Wing (served with inspirational Second World War flying ace Sir Douglas Bader) and joined No 19 Squadron in October 1940 and later joined 234 and 165 Squadrons
  235. WWII: ETO. 745th Squadron, 456 Bomb Group, 15th Air Force. B-24 pilot. Distinguished Flying Cross, European-Asian Eastern Ribbon, Air Medal with 2 Oakleaf Cluster. 51 Combat missions incl, missions to Ploesti
  236. HMS Intrepid crew member during Falkland Islands War, his actions are the base for the play 'San Carlos Hilton'
  237. (Born 1957) US Air Force Veteran. Was in Cold War, Invasion of Panama 1989-1990, Somalia 1993, and Haiti 1994. Air Force Cross Recipient
  238. navy admiral
  239. Biographical Information Name: Conrad J. Will State of Birth: PA Home State: NJ Gender Male War or Conflict World War, 1939-1945 Military Status Veteran Dates of Service 1943-1945 Entrance into Service Enlisted Branch of Serv
  240. Served as a guard for Pope John Paul in 1987 Persian Gulf War, 1991 with Army in Saudi Arabia Operation Desert Storm, Operation Desert Shield
  241. US Army WWII vet, born 1917. Served in the 738th Artillery of Patton's Third Army, through France, Germany, and Czechoslovakia. Toured Buchenwald concentration camp after its liberation. Career as a dentist
  242. Commander US Pacific Fleet
  243. Last surviving veteran of the Second Battle of El Alamein during WW2. He is now 95 and lives in Rotherwick, Hampshire, England
  244. 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
  245. WWII Veteran; Marine - Tank Driver; Iwo Jima
  246. WWII: PTO. USS Teton. Surrender Tokyo Bay, 2 September 1945
  247. Served in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during WW2 born 3/1/1921
  248. WWII: PTO. US Army Air Corps. Gunner, B-29 Flying Fortress
  249. Fighter ace ww2 1/19/1919
  250. Tuskegee Airmen
  251. US Army WW2 Veteran. Was in Holland, Germany, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, and France. A recipient of 2 Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star
  252. WW II 27 May 1944 - Missing in Action Shot down by flak in northern France, east of St. Leger.Belly-landed plane in sugar-beet field and evaded capture with the help of the French Resistance. Born: 10/17/1921
  253. Tuskegee Airmen
  254. WWII Perl Harbor veteran. B-17 flight member flying over Pearl Harbor by chance during the attack. Shot down by Japanese, landed at Hickam Field. Plane broke apart, shown in an iconic photo of the day
  255. Tuskegee Airmen, In 1948, Williams was recalled to military service during the Berlin Airlift. President Harry Truman integrated military service in 1949 & Eldridge Williams departed for his first integrated assignment on the island of Okinawa
  256. British ace from WW2
  257. doolittle's radiers crew #15 co-pilot
  258. Congressional Medal of Honor, USMC, WWII
  259. Wwii army sgt
  260. Centenarian (1895-2002). British WWI veteran, last living pilot of the Royal Flying Corps. Bombed German trenches in France, later had his Sopwith Camel shot down over Greece. Second last living pilot to have been in WWI dogfights
  261. medal of honor navy vietnam
  262. Last of the Buffalo Soldiers, before they were disbanded in 1951
  263. army general
  264. Sailor of the United States Navy during the 1950s and 1960s. He was the most highly decorated enlisted man in the history of the United States Navy
  265. 'B-25 Tuskegee Airmen' 'Class of 43-J'
  266. Medal Of Honor
  267. United States Army Master Sergeant-Medal of Honor
  268. USN Admiral
  269. marine corps general
  270. Navy Admiral
  271. WWII - Medic at the 7th Fighter Command ambulance on Iwo Jima
  272. F9 Pilot in both Korean and Vietnam War
  273. usmc general
  274. WWII: ETO. B-24 'Liberator' in the 453rd Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Distinguished Flying Cross. First mission on D-Day. Flew 35 combat missions incl. 3 to Berlin. His operations officer was Jimmy Stewart
  275. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Pyro
  276. WW2 Navajo Indian Code Talker
  277. Author/Inventor/U.S. Air Force Cold War spy, nearly getting shot down by Russian MIGs, and landing in the middle of the Cuban Missile Crisis/makes his fortune working for computer software magnate Bill Gates
  278. 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
  279. 'Royal Air Force 2nd Pilot Flight Lt.'
  280. Military seal team 3 charlie platoon
  281. US Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran. Served from 1965 to 1968
  282. Former Army Ranger and pararescueman,host of Military Channel show Triggers & Special Ops
  283. WWII - Pilot of the famous Sundowners squadron (VF-11) of Carrier Air Group 11 in the Pacific Theater; one of the rare 'Silver Eagles' (which was an Enlisted Pilot)
  284. WWII veteran, army medic at Guam and Okinawa. Worked with MOH Desmond Doss, of 'Hacksaw Ridge' note, at Okinawa
  285. WWII: Marine Corps veteran of the Battles of Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Saipan
  286. WWII: PTO. Marine Corps fighter pilot of squadron VFM-451 (USS Bunker Hill). Flew 52 mission from January to May 1945 in the Battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, the defense of the Bunker Hill and raids to Tokyo. 1 victory. DFC
  287. WWII: US WWII veteran who captured Japan's Tojo
  288. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor 7 December 1941, USS Mac Donough
  289. Canadian WW One Veteran
  290. British war hero, Victoria Cross receiver
  291. Frank Wilson  (3)
    Actor/'Breaker Morant' 'Black Robe'/Australian Army in 1943, to escape the wartime Manpower Directorite and being placed in a 'useful' job, becoming a signalman in the 7th Division, 2nd AIF. Serving in Papua New Guinea & Borneo
  292. George Wilson  (3)
    D-Day Survivor
  293. United States Marine who earned the United States-? military highest award, the Medal of Honor, for heroism as a platoon sergeant of a rifle platoon in Korea on the night of 23-April 24, 1951
  294. Tuskegee Airman
  295. navy admiral
  296. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 Dec 1941. USS Dale (DD-353), among the first ships to leave the harbor and one of those who remained undamaged. Mr. Wilson was at a machine gun firing at the Japanese planes. The USS Dale shot down 1 enemy
  297. British WWI And WWII Veteran
  298. General Johnnie Edward Wilson retired United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command from 1996 to 1999
  299. Retired Army General
  300. medal of honor marines ww11
  301. WWII: ETO. 17th Airborne Division, 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment. Battle of the Bulge
  302. Robert Wilson  (3)
    Decorated former US Army General, Cmdr usa installation management command, CEO Robert Wilson Consulting
  303. WWII: CBI. Merrill's Marauders. Later Army general educator
  304. Tuskegee Airman
  305. Tuskegee Airman
  306. Medal Of Honor
  307. 1905-1990. Lafayette halfback in the College Football HOF, before becoming a Brigadier General in the Marine Corps
  308. One of the last WW2 Arctic convoy veterans. He is now 91 and lives in Biggin, Derbyshire, England
  309. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. USS Rigel (AR-11)
  310. WWII - Member of the 101 airbourne div. company E 506 parachute regiment (Band of Brothers); was with the 'Easy' from D-Day to Eagle's Nest. It was him who cut the German flag off the wall of the German Army barracks at the Eagle's Nest, Berchtesgaden
  311. Lz xray 1965
  312. 4 Star General, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; CO of the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) which was on her way back home during the September 11 attacks who, without authorization, did a 180 degree turn to take station in the Arabian Sea
  313. Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Pennsylvania machine gunner
  314. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941
  315. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor aboard the USS Helm, 7 December 1941
  316. WWII: PTO. USMC. Carlson's Raider, Company 'E' 2nd Raider Bn., later 2nd Battalion, Company 'E' 28th Marines. Makin Island, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Iwo Jima
  317. Centenarian (1897-2007). Last female US veteran of WWI. Served as a Navy 'Yeomanette' stateside from 1917-1919
  318. World War II Major of the 101st Airborne during the D-Day Invasion
  319. Former United States Army officer, original Band of Brothers. Born: 01/21/1918
  320. Wwii:wasp
  321. WWII: PTO. Battle of Peleliu. 3 Bronze Stars
  322. WWII: ETO. Sniper in the 40 Royal Marine Commando, 3 Commando Brigade, in Yugoslavia, Greece, Albania, Italy, an expert at picking off German machine-gunners, not killing but wounding them which was the order
  323. Navy Rear Admiral (ret.)
  324. army general
  325. USMC General
  326. WWII: Survivor of the Battle of the Coral Sea (4-8 May 1942) from the USS Lexington which was lost during the battle. Later served on the USS Card in the North-Atlantic
  327. WWII: Royal Navy veteran of the Arctic convoys (HMS Martin)
  328. Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff, the highest ranking position in the Canadian Forces 1980-1983
  329. WWII: ETO. Fighter pilot, 4 victories, 106 missions. Distinguished Flying Cross with cluster, Silver Star
  330. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. USMC, First Tank Battalion
  331. WWII: ETO. B-25 pilot
  332. JFK - Honor Guard in President Kennedy's funeral; served at official functions for JFK and even got to talk to him once
  333. USS Indianapolis survivor
  334. WWII: C-47 pilot D-Day (101st AB, later 82nd AB); also flew support missions until the end of the war in the rest of France, Holland and Germany
  335. 4-Star General
  336. Tuskegee Airmen
  337. (Born 1934) US Air Force Vietnam Veteran. Recipient of the Air Force Cross and Distinguished Service Cross
  338. WWII German Stuka Pilot - 405 missions Eastern Front 1943-45 born 1923
  339. WWII USS Hornet (CV-8) plankowner (original crewmember), participant in the Doolittle Raid, and a survivor of the sinking of the Hornet at the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
  340. WWII: PTO. Battles of Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, Okinawa. USMC
  341. US Army Afghanistan War Veteran. Awarded the German Medal of Honor for saving a wounded German soldier
  342. Wwii: wasp
  343. WWII: ETO. Army Air Corps. Tech Sgt. B-17 Top Turret Gunner. 390th Bomb Group, 570th Bomb Squadron. Shot down on 28 May 1944 in B-17 #4232089 'Mountaineer' on a mission to Berlin, Germany, crashing at Holzhausen, 16 miles east of Magdeburg. POW
  344. WWII - Fighter Ace, Hellcat F4F, born 2/4/1921; VF-2, 7 victories. Flew 7 different types of military airplanes (N-25-3 Stearman, F4 Wildcat
  345. Korean War: Battle of Chosin Reservoir, US Army
  346. Last Lakota Code-Talker, WWII
  347. WWII: US Marine Corps, Guadalcanal
  348. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 251st Coastal Artillery
  349. air force general
  350. USAF General
  351. First Woman 4-Star General Born in 1958
  352. Navy Seal recovery team, first to grab the Apollo 11 capsule and attach anchor cables and a flotation device before the astronauts emerged. Later served in Vietnam, battled addictions, and became a preacher
  353. Ww2 luftwaffe ace
  354. WWII: Marine of the famous K-3-5, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. Battles of Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu
  355. WWII: ' Filthy Thirteen'. D-Day
  356. WWII: Homefront/Atlantic: USS Moberly (PF-63). On May 6, 1945, the Coast Guard-manned frigate USS Moberly, sank the German U-853 in the Atlantic off Block Island, R.I, as the last U-boat sunk in the European War. There were no survivors
  357. WWII: Operation Oblivion, the last of the 13 Chinese Canadian veterans who signed up for the covert mission to land in Japan-occupied China. Trained for 4 months but never entered combat as the war ended before they could be used
  358. WWII Flying Tigers lives in Quincy, Massachusetts
  359. air force general
  360. Wwii: pto. usmc. iwo jima
  361. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941; mess hall, Pearl Harbor
  362. Mike Wood  (5)
    Vietnam Veteran
  363. WWII: PTO. Battle of Okinawa. 96th Infantry Division
  364. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941. Shop 51 at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, but dispatched to the USS Shaw (DD-373) and onboard at the time of the attack. Later an USAAF B-29 pilot
  365. WW2 Wasp. Author of We Were Wasps
  366. US Army WWII era vet, born 1927. Army officer school in 1944, became Paymaster for the Tuskegee Airmen in 1946. Became a Boston lawyer and social activist. Appointed a Brig. General in 2022 by Massachusetts Governor
  367. army general
  368. Father of professional golfers Tiger Woods and Cheyenne Woods. Served 2 tours of duty in Vietnam & retired w/ the rank of lieutenant colonel. Broke the Big Eight Conference (then the Big Seven Conference) 'color barrier' in baseball in 1951
  369. American POW, was captured by the Germans after the Battle of the Bulge in 1944 and escaped from POW camp in April 1945
  370. WWII Bomber pilot,Navigator, 90th Bomb Group, 320 Bomb Squadron
  371. WWII: Marines veteran of the Battes of Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa. Also in the Korean War. Later duty for Truman and Eisenhower
  372. British Admiral, Royal Navy, Commander of the South Atlantic Task Groups in the Falklands War
  373. navy admiral england
  374. USAF General
  375. Military
  376. Last living (confirmed and verified) Civil War veteran (1850-1956). Served in the Union Army as a drummer boy in a Minnesota regiment. 3 others claiming to be Confederate vets who lived passed him were later found to most likely be false claims
  377. USS Indianapolis Survivor
  378. WWII: D-Day. USS Arkansas at Omaha Beach. Responsible for the radar at the ship's combat information center. The USS Arkansas engaged German shore batteries off Omaha Beach
  379. (Born 1983) US Marine Corps Iraq War veteran. Received the Navy Cross for actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom
  380. Vietnam War Veteran-Forward Air Controller At Dak Seang Special Forces Camp
  381. (Born 1946) US Air Force Vietnam Veteran. Air Force Cross and Silver Star Recipient
  382. Retired Navy Admiral
  383. WWII - Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS Helm
  384. WWII: Spitfire Fighter Pilot in WWII, seeing much action, particularly at the Dieppe Raid
  385. WWII: US home front; WASP
  386. Air Force General
  387. WWII: Survivor of the sinking of the HMS Repulse on 10 December 1941 off Malaya when also HMS Prince of Wales was sunk, an event in the war that often is named 'Britain's Pearl Harbor'
  388. Member of rescue Ship USS Bassett to the aid of the USS Indianapolis Survivors
  389. Navy Admiral
  390. British ace from WW2, 12.25 victories
  391. air force general
  392. WWII Marine, Iwo Jima, Guam
  393. WWII: 153 Battalion, Tavistock, 51st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Phoney War 1939/1940; Dunkirk, Operation Torch (French North Africa), Tunisia (Kasserine Pass), Italy (Monte Cassino); ended the war in Klagenfurt, Austria
  394. (Born 1935) US Air Force Vietnam Veteran. Air Force Cross and Bronze Star Recipient. Retired as a lieutenant colonel
  395. John Wright  (8)
    WWII: PTO. Army Air Corps. 13th Air Force, 307th Bomb Group, 424th Squadron
  396. WWII Veteran, won a centenarian racing competition
  397. Member of the Flying Tigers (AVG) WWII
  398. medal of honor army vietnam
  399. WWII - Medic of the 501st PIR, 101st Airborne Division. Combat jumps into D-Day and Operation market Garden, also at Bastogne
  400. WWII flew a P-51 Mustang (three confirmed aerial victories, one of which was against a Me-262 ? the eighth to have ever been shot down). Brigadier General. AKA: 'Mormon Mustang'
  401. Roy Wright  (3)
    WWII: Anti-aircraft gunner on the USS Enterprise (CV-6) from 1944 to 1945, survived multiple Kamikaze attacks
  402. Wilbur Wright  (2)
    WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, 7 December 1941, USS Oglala
  403. 2000 Presidential Medal of Freedom
  404. WWII: Pacific Theater. USS Killen, DD-593. USS Selfridge
  405. WWII - 82nd Airborne, 505th PIR. Combat jumps: Salerno, Normandy (D-Day, St. Mere Eglise), Operation Market Garden
  406. Polish World War One Veteran
  407. WWII: Pearl Harbor survivor, USS Medusa (AR-1)
  408. WWII: Survived the sinking of the USS John Penn on August 13, 1943, also took part in the Battle of Leyte Gulf
  409. Private first class. dates of service: november 1959 - february 1960. ger. occupation into berlin during russian blockade
  410. Former general of the German Democratic Republic's army