(September 15, 1914 - September 4, 1974) was a general in the United States Army who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968?72 which saw U.S. troop strength in Vietnam fall from a peak of 543,000 to 49,000. He served as Chief of Staff
In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
Medal of Honor WWII, for actions on the Villa Verde Trail,Luzon Island, Philippines. He fired over 400 rounds over a period of 4 hours as the only remaining soldier at a position that was being heavily assaulted
Assigned by the U.S. Navy as the White House Cinematographer from 1963 to 1969, Atkins extensively filmed President's Kennedy's trip to Texas. His recognizable color footage was edited into the documentary film, 'The Last Two Days.'
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
(January 12, 1919 - July 27, 1994) was a sergeant in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor after leading a platoon of 36 men attached to the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division against German positions, defended by snipers and ma
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
United States Army soldier and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Korean War. He was awarded the medal for conspicuous leadership during the taking of a strongly defended hill as part of Opera
Jesse Ray Drowley (September 9, 1919 - May 20, 1996) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decorationâ-'the Medal of Honorâ-'for his actions in World War II
U.S. Senator from Illinois (2017-present); U.S. Representative from Illinois (2013-17); Director of Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (2006-2009); Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (2009-present). Disabled Iraq War Vet
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
B. February 16, 1920 was the first woman in the U.S. Military to be promoted to a general officer rank. She was promoted on June 11, 1970, after being appointed by President Richard Nixon on May 15, of that year.
Officer US Army Reserve (RET.) Notable for having commanded forces that operated Abu Ghraib & other prisons in Iraq in 2003 & 2004, at time of scandal related to torture & prisoner abuse. Commanded 3 prisons in Iraq & forces that ran them
Spy/Lt. Gen. Mary Legere, current Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence US Army, could be poised to make history. Is the leading candidate to take over as chief of the Pentagon?s main spy organization, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
US Air Force Gen. & VP running mate of George Wallace in 1968/ credited designing & implementing effective, but controversial systematic strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of WW2/headed Berlin airlift
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Republican United States Senator from Massachusetts and a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Vietnam and the Vatican (as Representative). He was the Republican nominee for Vice President in the 1960 race
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
Survivor of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire/Recalls seeing the fire from inside the tent in the bleachers as the high wire act was in progress. Escaped from the bleachers where grandfather tossed each of kids to the ground & father caught them
Country Singer (b: 1941) - Queen of the House (answer song to Roger Miller's King Of The Road), There's A Party Goin' On, He's So Fine, Baby I'm Yours, Be My Baby, Good News, Darling You Can Always Come Back Home, Let's All Go Down To The River