Raoul Magrin-Vernerey
Raoul Charles Magrin-Vernerey (7 February 1892 – 3 June 1964), also known as Ralph Monclar, was a French Army and French Foreign Legion general who fought in World War I, World War II and commanded th...
Douglas MacArthur in World War II
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the ...
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Chesty Puller
Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general and one of the most decorated members of the Marine Corps. Puller is one of two ser...
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Bob Rogers (airman)
Lieutenant-General Robert Harry Doherty Rogers SSA SM MMM DSO DFC & bar (1921-2000) was a Chief of the South African Air Force. He joined the South African Air Force (SAAF) in ...
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American Caesar
American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur, 1880-1964 is a 1978 biography of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur by American historian William Manchester. It was made into a documentary series in 1983 hoste...
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Lewis William Walt
Lewis William Walt (February 16, 1913 – March 26, 1989), also known as Lew Walt, was a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and th...
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Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the...
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Young-Oak Kim
Colonel Young-Oak Kim (Korean: 김영옥; Hanja: 金永玉; RR: Gim Yeong-ok, M-R: Kim Yŏng-ok, 1919 – December 29, 2005), a highly decorated U.S. Army combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He w...
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Jean-Baptiste Piron
Lieutenant General Jean-Baptiste Piron DSO ([ʒɑ̃.ba.tist piʁɔ̃]; 10 April 1896 - 4 September 1974) was a Belgian military officer and noted member of the Free Belgian Forces during World War II. Piron...
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Battle of the Philippines (1941-42)
The Philippines Campaign (Filipino:Labanan sa Pilipinas) or the Battle of the Philippines was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan in 1941–1942 and the defense of the islands by Filipino and Unite...
Charles D. Griffin
Admiral Charles Donald Griffin (January 12, 1906 - June 26, 1996) was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy who served as commander in chief of United States Naval Forces Europe from 1963 to 1...
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Korean War
The Korean War (in South Korea: Hangeul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, "Korean War"; in North Korea: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between N...
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Lam Quang Thi
Lieutenant General Lâm Quang Thi (born 1932) was a senior military officer in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Lam was born in Bac Lieu in 1932 to a family of wealthy la...
Horace Robertson
Lieutenant General Sir Horace Clement Hugh Robertson KBE, DSO (29 October 1894 – 28 April 1960) was a senior officer in the Australian Army who served in the First World War, the Second World Wa...
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Nathan Farragut Twining
Nathan Farragut Twining, (/ˈtwaɪnɪŋ/ TWY-ning; October 11, 1897 – March 29, 1982) was a United States Air Force General, born in Monroe, Wisconsin. He was Chief of Staff of the United State...
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Relief of General Douglas MacArthur
On 11 April 1951, U.S. President Harry S. Truman relieved General of the Army Douglas MacArthur of his commands after MacArthur made public statements which contradicted the administration's policies....
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William P. Yarborough
Lieutenant General William Pelham Yarborough (May 12, 1912 – December 6, 2005) was a United States Army officer and a 1936 graduate of West Point. Yarborough designed the US Army's parachutist ...
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Vernon E. Megee
General Vernon Edgar Megee (June 5, 1900 – January 14, 1992) was a United States Marine Corps officer. He is recognized as a pioneer in the development of close air support for ground combat operation...
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Alfredo M. Santos
General Alfredo Manapat Santos (July 13, 1905 – February 7, 1990) was Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in 1962 to 1965, making him the first four-star general of the Philippines' ...
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Randolph M. Pate
Randolph McCall Pate (February 11, 1898 – July 31, 1961) was the twenty-first Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1956 to 1959.Pate was a veteran of World War II, seeing action at Guadalcanal an...
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Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr.
Lemuel Cornick Shepherd, Jr. (February 10, 1896 – August 6, 1990) was a four-star general of the United States Marine Corps. A veteran of World War I, World War II, and the Korean War, he was the...
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Frank S. Besson, Jr.
Frank Schaffer Besson, Jr., CBE (May 30, 1910–July 15, 1985) was born on May 30, 1910 in Detroit, Michigan. His father was a West Point graduate and a Colonel in the Corps of Engineers . Frank...
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Denis Earp
Lieutenant General Denis John Earp SSA SD SM SOE (Bloemfontein, born 7 June 1930) was a South African military commander, who held the post of Chief of the South African Air Force. Atte...
Phạm Văn Đồng (ARVN general)
Phạm Văn Đồng ( listen; 1919–2008) was a Vietnamese general. In 1965, as military governor of Saigon, he had successfully repressed Buddhist mobs instigated by Thích Trí Quang of the Ấn Quang gro...
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Peter Cosgrove
General Sir Peter John Cosgrove, AK, MC (born 28 July 1947) is a retired senior Australian Army officer and the 26th and current Governor-General of Australia.A graduate of the Royal Militar...
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Order of Military Merit (Korea)
The Order of Military Merit (Hangul: 무공훈장, Hanja: 武功勳章) is the primary military decoration awarded by the government of Republic of Korea (South Korea).
The order is awarded in one of five classes...
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New Guinea campaign
The New Guinea campaign of the Pacific War lasted from January 1942 until the end of the war in August 1945. In the initial phase in 1942, the Empire of Japan invaded the Australian-administered terri...
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Hunter Harris, Jr.
Hunter Harris, Jr. (November 27, 1909 – March 5, 1987) was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, Pacific Air Forces (CINCPACAF) from 1964 to 1967.
Har...
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