Gunnar Sønsteby
Gunnar Fridtjof Thurmann Sønsteby DSO (11 January 1918 – 10 May 2012) was a member of the Norwegian resistance movement during the German occupation of Norway in World War II. He is also known fo...
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Bent Faurschou-Hviid
Bent Faurschou Hviid (January 7, 1921 – October 18, 1944) was a member of the Danish resistance group Holger Danske during World War II. He was quickly named "Flammen" (meaning "The Flame"), for his r...
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Horacio de la Costa
Horacio de la Costa (May 9, 1916 – March 20, 1977) was the first Filipino Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines, and a recognized authority in Philippine and Asian culture and...
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Lambertus Neher
Lambertus Neher (13 September 1889, Amsterdam – 22 August 1967, Voorst) was a Dutch politician.For his active role in the Dutch resistance in World War II, he received an American honour, the Me...
Leif Tronstad
Leif Hans Larsen Tronstad DSO, OBE (27 March 1903 – 11 March 1945) was a Norwegian scientist, intelligence officer and military organizer. He graduated from the Norwegian Institute of Technology...
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Angelo Cerica
Angelo Cerica (September 30, 1885 - April 11, 1961) was an Italian general and senator.
Born to Pietro Felice and Luisa Villa in Alatri, Cerica attended the Conti-Gentili Lyceum in his native town...
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Thomas Francis, Jr.
Thomas Francis, Jr. (July 15, 1900 – October 1, 1969) was an American physician, virologist, and epidemiologist. Francis was the first person to isolate influenza virus in America, an...
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Mary Astor Paul
Mary Astor Paul (March 26, 1889 - July 28, 1950) was a Philadelphia socialite who was related to the Astor and Drexel families. During World War II, she helped the American forces in France. Mary Paul...
Claus Helberg
Claus Helberg (31 January 1919–6 March 2003) was a Norwegian resistance fighter and mountain guide. He was a member of Company Linge, a resistance commando unit that was best known for carrying out N...
John R. Paul
John Rodman Paul (April 18, 1893 – May 6, 1971) was an American virologist whose research focused on the spread of polio and the development of treatments for the disease.
Paul was born on April 1...
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Marlene Dietrich
Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (/mɑrˈleɪnəˈdiːtrɪk/, [maɐˈleːnə ˈdiːtʁɪç]; 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German-American actress and singer.Dietrich remained popular throughout her lon...
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Pridi Banomyong
Pridi Banomyong (Thai: ปรีดี พนมยงค์; RTGS: Pridi Phanomyong; May 11, 1900 – May 2, 1983) was a Thai politician. He was a Prime Minister and senior statesman of Thailand, and was named one of the ...
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Charles Gairdner
Lieutenant General Sir Charles Henry Gairdner GBE, KCMG, KCVO, CB (20 March 1898 – 22 February 1983) was a British soldier and military officer who later occupied two viceregal position...
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Kasper Idland
Kasper Idland MM, (21 June 1918 – 25 May 1968) was a Norwegian resistance member during World War II.
He was born in Figgjo, the second child of Karsten og Gudrun Berg Idland, and had seven ...
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Margaret Utinsky
Margaret Elizabeth Doolin Utinsky (August 26, 1900 – August 30, 1970) was an American nurse who worked with the Filipino resistance movement to provide medicine, food, and other items to aid Allied pr...
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National Museum of the Resistance
The National Museum of the Resistance (Dutch: Nationaal Museum van de Weerstand, French: Musée National de la Résistance) is a museum in Anderlecht, Belgium which traces the history of the Bel...
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Helen Kirkpatrick
Helen Kirkpatrick (October 18, 1909 – December 29, 1997) was an American war correspondent during the Second World War.
Born in Rochester, New York, she graduated from The Masters School in Dobbs ...
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Neil H. McElroy
Neil Hosler McElroy (October 30, 1904 - November 30, 1972) was United States Secretary of Defense from 1957 to 1959 under President Eisenhower. He had been president of Procter & Gamble.
Born ...
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Zhang Lingfu
Zhang Lingfu (traditional Chinese: 張靈甫; simplified Chinese: 张灵甫; pinyin: Zhāng Língfǔ; August 20, 1903 – May 16, 1947) was a high-ranking general of the Chinese National Revolutionar...
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Secret Army (TV series)
Secret Army is a television drama series made by the BBC and the Belgian national broadcaster BRT (now VRT) created by Gerard Glaister. The series tells the story of a fictional Belgian resistance mov...
Andrée de Jongh
Countess Andrée De Jongh (November 30, 1916 – October 13, 2007) was a member of the Belgian Resistance during World War II. She organized the Comet Line (Le Réseau Comète) for escaped Allied soldiers....
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Nancy Wake
Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC, GM (30 August 1912 – 7 August 2011) served as a British Special Operations Executive agent during the later part of World War II. She became a leading figure in the maquis...
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Willem Drees
Willem Drees ( Dutch pronunciation ) (July 5, 1886 – May 14, 1988) was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from August 7, 1948 until...
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Charles Richard Fairey
Sir Charles Richard Fairey MBE, also known as Richard Fairey FRAeS (5 May 1887 – 30 September 1956) was an English aircraft manufacturer.
Charles Fairey was born on 5 May 1887 in Hendon, Middlese...
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Robert B. Anderson
Robert Bernard Anderson (June 4, 1910 – August 14, 1989) was an American administrator and businessman. He served as the Secretary of the Navy between February 1953 and March 1954. He also served as t...
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