Frank Bell (educator)
Frank Erskine Bell OBE (18 September 1916 – 14 July 1989) was a British educator. Whilst a prisoner of war (POW) in Borneo during World War II he organised a "secret university" to provide educational...
George Mulock
Captain George F.A. Mulock, DSO, RN, FRGS (7 February 1882 – 26 December 1963) was an Anglo-Irish Royal Navy officer, cartographer and polar explorer who participated in an expedition to the Antarctic...
Stan Woodbridge
Flight Sergeant Stanley James Woodbridge, GC (29 August 1921 – 7 February 1945), known as Stan Woodbridge, was a British World War II recipient of the George Cross. He was born in Chelsea, London, and...
Charles S. Lawrence
Charles S. Lawrence (December 22, 1892 - June 12, 1970) was a United States Army colonel who would survive the Bataan Death March to later become the first Executive Vice President of the Institute of...
William Frankland (immunologist)
Alfred William Frankland (born 19 March 1912) is a British immunologist whose achievements include the popularisation of the pollen count as a piece of weather-related information to the British publi...
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Hans Fokker
Hendrik Gustaaf "Hans" Fokker (February 18, 1900, Rotterdam - July 2, 1943, Thanbyuzayat) was a sailor from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam...
David Griffin (politician)
Sir Charles David Griffin CBE (8 July 1915 – 25 March 2004) was an Australian lawyer and businessman, and the Lord Mayor of Sydney from 1972 to 1973. He was a prisoner of war at Changi in Singapore du...
Arthur Percival
Lieutenant-General Arthur Ernest Percival CB DSO* OBE MC OStJ DL (26 December 1887 – 31 January 1966) was a British Army officer and World War I veteran. He built a successful...
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Wilburn Snyder
Wilburn L. Snyder (January 23, 1923 – May 13, 2008) was a Baptist pastor in Houston, Texas, and a survivor of the Bataan Death March and internment in the Philippine Islands during World War II.Snyder...
Samuel Abraham Goldblith
Samuel Abraham Goldblith (May 5, 1919 – December 28, 2001) was an American food scientist. While involved in World War II, he studied malnutrition, and later was involved in food research important fo...
E. W. Swanton
Ernest William (Jim) Swanton CBE (11 February 1907 – 22 January 2000) was a British journalist and author, chiefly known for being a cricket writer and commentator under his initials, E. W. Swanton. H...
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George F. Moore (general)
George Fleming Moore (July 31, 1887 – December 2, 1949) was a highly decorated Officer of the United States Army with the rank of Major General. General Moore commanded the Harbor Defenses of Manila a...
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Louis Zamperini
Louis Silvie "Louie" Zamperini (January 26, 1917 – July 2, 2014) was an American prisoner of war survivor in World War II, a Christian inspirational speaker, and an Olympic distance runner. Zamperini ...