The Korean Soldier Who Fought For The Japanes, Russians AND The Germans In WWII
Yang Kyoungjong was a Korean soldier during the Second World War who found himself fighting under at least three different banners by the time the conflict was over. He fought for the Japanese, the G...
Winston Churchill paintings accepted for nation in lieu of tax
Churchill discovered painting when he was 41 and, his daughter once wrote, it “literally grabbed him, thereafter playing an increasing and abiding role in his life, renewing the source of his great in...
The Korean Soldier Who Fought For The Japanes, Russians AND The Germans In WWII
Yang Kyoungjong was a Korean soldier during the Second World War who found himself fighting under at least three different banners by the time the conflict was over. He fought for the Japanese, the G...
Winston Churchill paintings accepted for nation in lieu of tax
Churchill discovered painting when he was 41 and, his daughter once wrote, it “literally grabbed him, thereafter playing an increasing and abiding role in his life, renewing the source of his great in...
Ed Koffenberger
Edward Leroy "Ed" Koffenberger (July 4, 1926 – September 21, 2014) was an American stand-out basketball and lacrosse player for the Duke University in 1945–46 and 1946–47. He is considered Duke's firs...
Robert Chapatte
Robert Chapatte (born 14 October 1922, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, d. 19 January 1997, Paris) was a former Tour de France rider, the voice of the race on television and radio and the inventor of Chapat...
Karl H. Timmermann
Karl Heinrich Timmermann (June 19, 1922 – October 21, 1951) was the first American Officer to cross the Rhine River in Germany during World War II after directing the assault across the bridge,...
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Dub Robinson
W.T. "Dub" Robinson (October 6, 1912 – December 14, 1987) was the head men’s tennis coach at Louisiana State University. Robinson succeeded Mike Donahue in 1948 and recorded a record of 173-173...
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Robert S. Wallerstein
Robert S. Wallerstein (January 28, 1921- December 21, 2014) was a prominent German born American psychoanalyst. He has headed the Psychotherapy Research Project of the Menninger Foundation and has be...
Ralph Earhart
Ralph Earhart (March 29, 1923-May 1, 1997) was a halfback in the National Football League.
Earhart was born on March 29, 1923 in Milburn, Oklahoma.
William C. Heiss
William C. "Bill" Heiss, Jr. (born c. 1923) is a former American football player and coach of multiple sports. He served as the head football coach at Adams State College (1948–1949), St. Cloud...
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Jack Reid
Jack Reid was a Canadian artist and a member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC). With a career spanning six decades, his paintings are seen in the diverse locales of people's ...
John Douglas Gibson
John Douglas (Doug) Gibson (1925/1926 – 21 May 1984) lived in Thirroul, New South Wales all his life, and worked at the nearby Port Kembla steelworks. He was a notable Australian amateur ornithologis...
Akio Morita
Akio Morita (盛田 昭夫 Morita Akio; 26 January 1921 – 3 October 1999) was a Japanese businessman and co-founder of Sony along with Masaru Ibuka.
Akio Morita was born in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. Morita's ...
Tom Bevill
Tom Bevill (March 27, 1921 – March 28, 2005), a Democratic fifteen-term U.S. congressman who represented Alabama's 4th Congressional District and Alabama's 7th congressional district from 1967 to 1997...
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Harry Haddock
Henry "Harry" Haddock (28 July 1925 – 18 December 1998) was a Scottish footballer who spent almost his entire career with Clyde. He was also selected in the Scotland squad for the 1958 FIFA World Cup...
O. P. Dutta
O.P. Dutta (1922 – 9 February 2012) an Indian filmmaker and writer, was born in Gujranwala, British India to a Punjabi Brahmin family. He began his career in 1948. He directed nine films until 1959, a...
Tommy Bartlett (basketball)
Thomas G. Bartlett (born June 6, 1928) is an American former college basketball and tennis player, as well as a former college basketball and tennis head coach. After graduating from the University o...