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Col Edward "Eddie" Rickenbacker

Eddie Rickenbacker was a WWI world-famous pilot and war hero. He also drove a race car and was very skilled. During WWII, “Eddie was off in a B-17 bomber plane” and had planned to go to Hawaii with his crew: Hans Adamson, Bill Cherry, Jim Whittaker, John Deangelis, James Reynolds, Alex Kaczmarczyk, and Johnny Bartek. 188 more words


Walter James Tomkins

Walter was born in Wolverhampton in 1877 (although his birth registration has him as James Walter Tomkins). He was the son of James and Frances Emma Tomkins. 203 more words

Men Who Served

BG Gustav J. Braun, Jr.

Gustav Braun Jr. served during the First World War and was recognized for his fearless service:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Gustav J. Braun, Captain, U.S. 277 more words


PVT George Watson

George Watson was born in 1915 Birmingham, Alabama. Apart from his birth, little is known about his early life. He attended school in Colorado and graduated in 1942. 414 more words



Major Richard (Dick) Winters passed away 02JAN2011 aged 92 years.

He was a paratrooper and an officer during World War II with the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne. 362 more words

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