Medal of Honor recipient,Korean War hero & Special Forces legend retired Army Col.Ola Lee Mize died at 82,according to Medal of Honor Society.He died 13 March 2014 after lengthy illness.Awarded Medal of Honor for actions June 10 & 11,1953,near Surang-ni, Korea,when enemy launched heavy attack against “Outpost Harry,” according to award citation.He received the award in 1954,when he was a master sergeant.
George Watson was a private in the United States Army who was killed in action during World War II. He was one of seven African American soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions during World War II, and the only one of the seven to earn his medal while serving in the Pacific Theater.
Anthony Clement "Nuts" McAuliffe (July 2, 1898 – August 11, 1975) was United States Army general who commanded the 101st Airborne Division troops defending Bastogne, Belgium during Battle of the Bulge in World War II. He is famous for his single-word reply to a German surrender ultimatum: "Nuts!" After the Battle of the Bulge, McAuliffe was given command of his own division, the 103rd Infantry Division of the US 7th Army, which he led from January 15, 1945, to July 1945.
Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870-1964), Master of Guerrilla Tactics Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck (20 March 1870 – 9 March 1964) was a general in the Imperial German Army and the commander of the German East Africa campaign. For four years, with a force that never exceeded about 14,000 (3,000 Germans and 11,000 Africans), he held in check a much larger force of 300,000 British, Belgian, and Portuguese troops. Essentially undefeated in the field.
Portrait of Tommy Negus Green, Prisoner of War at Stalag XIIIc at Hammelburg, smoking a pipe. Green, an aboriginal serviceman, had been named 'Negus' by the German guards at the camp. He is probably NX22784 Thomas Harold Green, 2/1 Battalion of Collarenebri, NSW (born at Booyulgil [Baryulgil]).
General Henry Sinclair Horne, 1st Baron Horne GCB, KCMG (19 February 1861 – 14 August 1929) was a military officer in the British Army, most notable for his generalship during World War I. He was the only British artillery officer to command an army in the war.