The Rifleman aired on ABC from September 30, 1958 to April 8, 1963. Chuck Connors as rancher Lucas McCain and Johnny Crawford as his son, Mark McCain. It was set in the 1880s in the town of North Fork, New Mexico Territory.
Last Japanese soldiers to surrender after World War 2, Intelligence officer Hiroo Onoda, who surrendered on Lubang Island in the Philippines in March 1974, and Teruo Nakamura, who was stationed on Morotai Island in Indonesia and surrendered in December 1974, were the last confirmed holdouts.
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Audie Murphy - Son of TX sharecroppers, a U.S. hero during W.W. II (most decorated combat soldier of the war. Among 33 awards was Medal of Honor, highest bravery award a soldier can receive, decorated for bravery by the govts of France & Belgium. In addition to an acting career, he made a total of 44 films,was a successful rancher, businessman,bred & raised thoroughbred horses, owned ranches in Tx, Az & Calif. He was a songwriter, & wrote hits for singers Dean Martin, Eddy Arnold, Charley…
Lucien B. Maxwell, New Mexico rancher. The owner of the largest land grant in the United States was known far and wide for his hospitality. Mentioned in several Zane Grey novels. (Photo courtesy Philmont Museum)
A Tale of Lucien B. Maxwell by a Santa Fe Trail Driver