Mohamed Hassanein Heikal
Mohamed Hassanein Heikal (Arabic: محمد حسنين هيكل‎, born 23 September 1923) is an Egyptian journalist. For 17 years (1957–1974) he was editor-in-chief of the Cairo newspaper Al-Ahram and has...
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Kodendera Subayya Thimayya
General Kodendera Subayya Thimayya, DSO ( Kodava : ಕೊದಂಡೇರ ಸುಬ್ಬಯ್ಯ ತಿಮ್ಮಯ್ಯ ) was a distinguished soldier of the Indian Army who served as Chief of Army Staff from 1957 to 1961 in the crucial...
Arne Sunde
Arne Toralf Sunde (6 December 1883 – 30 July 1972) was a Norwegian politician, Olympic shooter and army officer. He is best known for his participation in the 1940 Norwegian Campaign, his participatio...
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Chang Myon
Chang Myon (hangul:장면; hanja:張勉; August 28, 1899 – June 4, 1966) was a South Korean politician, educator, diplomat, journalist and social activist as well as a Roman Catholic ...
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Tucker Gougelmann
Tucker Pierre Edward Power Gougelmann was a United States Marine Corps captain, World War II veteran, and a Central Intelligence Agency officer in their Special Activities Division who was killed in V...
Wilma Leona Jackson
Capt Wilma Leona Jackson was the third Director of the United States Navy Nurse Corps, serving in that position from 1954 to 1958.
Wilma Leona Jackson was born to Roy and Carrie (Furnas) Class in ...
Georgios Koumanakos
Georgios Koumanakos (Greek: Γεώργιος Κουμανάκος, 1913 – 2003) was a Greek Army officer and peace activist. Born in Gytheio, Mani (now Laconia) in 1913, he fought in World War II, in the Gree...
Ruth Alice Erickson
Captain Ruth Alice Erickson was the Director of the United States Navy Nurse Corps, serving in that position from 1962 to 1966. As a LT in the Navy Nurse Corps, she witnessed the Japanese attack o...
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Gunther E. Rothenberg
Gunther Erich Rothenberg (11 July 1923 – 26 April 2004) was an internationally known military historian, best known for his publications on the Habsburg military and Napoleonic Wars. He had a fifteen-...
Nestor Mata
Nestor Mata (born 1926) is a Filipino journalist whose writing career spanned six decades. He is also known as the only survivor of the 1957 plane crash that killed the President of the Philippines, R...
Shin Sung-mo
Shin Sung-mo (October 20, 1891 – May 29, 1960) was an acting prime minister in 1950 following the first prime minister of South Korea, Lee Beom-seok. He served as a Defence Minister during the Korean ...
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Kim Il-sung
Kim Il-sung (/ˈkɪm ˈɪlˈsʊŋ, ˈsʌŋ/; [kim ilsʰʌŋ]; born Kim Sŏng-ju; 15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the leader and architect of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as ...
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Bill Downs
William Randall "Bill" Downs, Jr. (August 17, 1914 – May 3, 1978) was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He worked for CBS News from 1942 to 1962 and for ABC from 1963 until...
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Richard Tregaskis
Richard William Tregaskis (November 28, 1916 – August 15, 1973) was an American journalist and author whose best-known work is Guadalcanal Diary (1943), an account of just the first several weeks (in ...
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Shigeru Yoshida
Shigeru Yoshida (吉田 茂, Yoshida Shigeru), KCVO (22 September 1878 – 20 October 1967) was a Japanese diplomat and politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 1946 to 1947 and from 1948...
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Olav Sandvik
Olav Sandvik (2 November 1925 – 16 February 2010) was a Norwegian veterinarian and civil servant.He was born in Fana as a son of Johannes Ø. Sandvik. He finished his secondary education in 1945 and gr...
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Winnie Gibson
Winnie Gibson was the second director of the United States Navy Nurse Corps, serving in that position from 1950 to 1954.
Captain Gibson graduated from Seton Hospital, Austin, Texas, in May 1923,...
Eddie Adams (photographer)
Eddie Adams (June 12, 1933 – September 18, 2004) was an American photographer and photojournalist noted for portraits of celebrities and politicians and for coverage of 13 wars. He won a Pulitzer Priz...
Ruth Agatha Houghton
Captain Ruth Agatha Houghton (born June 29, 1909) was the Director of the United States Navy Nurse Corps, serving in that position from 1958 to 1962.
Houghton was born in 1909, the daughter of J...
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (pronounced /ˈaɪzənhaʊər/, EYE-zən-how-ər; born David Dwight Eisenhower; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 unt...
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