General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Allied Commander in the Pacific in the war against Imperial Japan. With the defeat and final surrender of Japan, MacArthur became the "American Shogun" who ruled over the Japanese people during the period of military occupation.
"Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) [born in Stratford Hall, VA] was a career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War. [He was the] son of Revolutionary War officer Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III and a top graduate of the United States Military Academy." Despite being offered the command of the Union Army by President Lincoln, Lee chose to follow his home state.
In the closing days of World War I, fourteen Choctaw Indian men in the Army’s Thirty-Sixth Division, trained to use their language, helped the American Expeditionary Force win several key battles in the Meuse-Argonne Campaign in France, the final big German push of the war. With at least one Choctaw man placed in each field company headquarters, they handled military communications by field telephone, translated radio messages into the Choctaw language, and wrote field orders to be carried ...
An amazing man...General Joshua Chamberlain, hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor, professor of rhetoric, Governor of Maine, and President of Bowdoin College. Also the character upon whom Jeff Daniel's character in Gettysburg was based.