List of surviving veterans of World War II

This is a list of notable surviving veterans of World War II (1939–1945).

Contents

  • List 1
    • A 1.1
    • B 1.2
    • C 1.3
    • D 1.4
    • E 1.5
    • F 1.6
    • G 1.7
    • H 1.8
    • I 1.9
    • J 1.10
    • K 1.11
    • L 1.12
    • M 1.13
    • N 1.14
    • O 1.15
    • P 1.16
    • Q 1.17
    • R 1.18
    • S 1.19
    • T 1.20
    • U 1.21
    • V 1.22
    • W 1.23
    • X 1.24
    • Y 1.25
    • Z 1.26
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

List

Total of 1238 veterans listed

A

55 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Fortunato Abat (1925-06-10) June 10, 1925 Secretary of National Defense (Philippines), Ambassador, & Commanding General of the Philippine Army Philippine Commonwealth Army  Philippines
Henry Abraham (1921-08-25) August 25, 1921 Judiciary scholar, author & university professor United States Army  United States
Reuel Abraham 1924 Reputedly, first Nazi convert to Judaism.[1][2] Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
S. Daniel Abraham[3] (1924-08-15) August 15, 1924 Arab-Israeli peace activist, philanthropist, founder of Slim Fast, author, & billionaire United States Army[4]  United States
Raymond L. Acosta (1925-05-31) May 31, 1925 United States federal judge United States Navy  United States
Robert Adair (1924-08-14) August 14, 1924 Physicist, university professor, baseball scholar, & author; The Physics of Baseball United States Army  United States
Ken Adam (1921-02-05) February 5, 1921 Film production designer; Dr. No, Goldfinger Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Dick Adams (1920-04-08) April 8, 1920 American baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Lee Adams (1924-08-14) August 14, 1924 American lyricist & songwriter; Bye Bye Birdie, co-writer Those Were the Days United States Army  United States
Richard Adams (1920-05-09) May 9, 1920 Author; Watership Down British Army  United Kingdom
Bob Addis (1925-11-06) November 6, 1925 American baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Ben Agajanian (1919-08-28) August 28, 1919 American football player United States Army  United States
Daniel Akaka (1924-09-11) September 11, 1924 United States Senator (1990-2013) United States Army  United States
Arthur Alarcon (1925-08-14) August 14, 1925 United States federal judge United States Army  United States
Giorgio Albertazzi (1923-08-20) August 20, 1923 Actor and film director Italian Social Republic Army  Italy
Donald J. Albosta (1925-12-05) December 5, 1925 United States Congressman (1979-1985) United States Navy  USA
Ruggero J. Aldisert (1919-11-10) November 10, 1919 United States federal judge United States Marine Corps  United States
Brian Aldiss (1925-08-18) August 18, 1925 Science fiction novelist & short story author British Army  United Kingdom
David Alexander 1926 British general, Director of the English-Speaking Union, & Commandant of the Scottish Police College Royal Marines  United Kingdom
Bruce Alger (1918-06-12) June 12, 1918 United States Congressman (1955-1965) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Frank Allen (1926-12-05) December 5, 1926 Australian rules football player Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Marshall Allen (1924-05-25) May 25, 1924 Avant-garde & free jazz alto saxophone player United States Army  United States
Marty Allen (1922-03-23) March 23, 1922 Comic; half of the Allen and Rossi comedy duo United States Army Air Corps  United States
Edward A. Allworth (1920-12-01) December 1, 1920 Historian United States Army  United States
Gene Amdahl (1922-11-16) November 16, 1922 Computer designer United States Navy  United States
Nicholas Amer (1923-09-29) September 29, 1923 Actor Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Brad Anderson (1924-05-24) May 24, 1924 Cartoonist; Marmaduke United States Navy  United States
Bud Anderson (1922-01-13) January 13, 1922 American World War II triple ace fighter pilot United States Army Air Forces  United States
Earl E. Anderson[5] (1919-06-24) June 24, 1919 American General United States Marine Corps  United States
John B. Anderson (1922-02-15) February 15, 1922 United States Congressman (1961-1981), Independent Party presidential candidate (1980) United States Army  United States
Michael Anderson (1920-01-30) January 30, 1920 Film director; Around the World in 80 Days, Logan's Run British Army  United Kingdom
Philip W. Anderson (1923-12-13) December 13, 1923 Physicist, Nobel Laureate in Physics United States Navy  United States
Richard Lloyd Anderson[6] 1926 (age 88–89) University professor United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Mark Andrews (1926-05-19) May 19, 1926 United States Congressman (1963-1981), United States Senator (1981-1987) United States Army  United States
Roger Angell[7] (1920-09-19) September 19, 1920 Sportswriter and editor; The New Yorker United States Army  United States
Ray Anthony (1922-01-20) January 20, 1922 Bandleader and trumpeter United States Navy  United States
Karl-Otto Apel (1922-03-15) March 15, 1922 Philosopher German Army  Nazi Germany
Frank Pierpoint Appleby (1913-12-23) December 23, 1913 Politician; member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta (1975–1986) Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Stuart Archer (1915-02-03) February 3, 1915 Oldest living recipient of the George Cross British Army  United Kingdom
Rugger Ardizoia (1919-11-20) November 20, 1919 Baseball player; oldest living former New York Yankee United States Army Air Forces  United States
Joe Arenas (1925-12-12) December 12, 1925 Football player United States Army  United States
Moshe Arens (1925-12-27) December 27, 1925 Israeli Minister of Defense, Minister of Foreign Affairs, & member of the Knesset United States Army  United States
George Ariyoshi (1926-03-12) March 12, 1926 Governor of Hawaii (1974–1986), first American of Asian descent elected governor of a U.S. state United States Army  United States
Peter Armitage (1924-07-15) July 15, 1924 Statistician Ministry of Supply  United Kingdom
Bill Arnsparger (1926-12-16) December 16, 1926 Football coach United States Marine Corps  United States
Sark Arslanian[8] (1924-02-04) February 4, 1924 Football coach United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Horace Ashenfelter[9] (1923-01-23) January 23, 1923 Olympic gold medalist; 3,000 meter steeplechase United States Army Air Forces  United States
Edward Ashmore (1919-12-11) December 11, 1919 Admiral of the Fleet Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Harold Atcherley (1918-08-30) August 30, 1918 Businessman, public figure, & arts administrator British Army  United Kingdom
Xavier Atencio[10][11] (1919-09-04) September 4, 1919 Disney animator & imagineer United States Army Air Forces  United States
David Atlas (1924-05-25) May 25, 1924 University professor & pioneer radar meteorologist United States Army Air Forces  United States
William Henry Atkinson (1923-04-22) April 22, 1923 Preeminent Canadian fighter ace of World War II Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Erich Axthammer (1920-12-03) December 3, 1920 Recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Horace Axtell (1924-01-01) January 1, 1924 Author, activist[12][13] United States Army  United States
William Brantley Aycock (1915-10-24) October 24, 1915 University chancellor United States Army  United States

B

138 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Tim M. Babcock (1919-10-27) October 27, 1919 16th Governor of Montana (1962-1969) United States Army  United States
Sheldon Bach (1925-05-18) May 18, 1925 Psychologist European Theatre of Operations  United States
Charles Bachman (1924-12-11) December 11, 1924 Computer scientist Anti-Aircraft Artillery Corps  United States
Robert L. Backman (1922-03-22) March 22, 1922 Lawyer, politician U.S. Army in the Philippines  United States
Paul Bacon (1923-12-25) December 25, 1923 Graphic designer & jazz musician United States Marine Corps  United States
Peter Badie (1925-05-17) May 17, 1925 Jazz bass guitarist United States Navy, 1942–45  United States
Egon Bahr (1922-03-18) March 18, 1922 Politician Wehrmacht, 1942–1944  Nazi Germany
Joe Bailon (1923-03-18) March 18, 1923 Car customizer; created the candy apple red paint color U.S. Army[14]  United States
Thomas Baird (1924-05-17) May 17, 1924 Royal Navy admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Zorawar Chand Bakhshi (1921-10-21) October 21, 1921 Indian Army officer British Indian Army  British India
Cass Ballenger (1926-12-06) December 6, 1926 Politician United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Richard Baker (1925-06-15) June 15, 1925 Broadcaster & radio personality Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Ronald James Baker (1924-08-24) August 24, 1924 Academic administrator Royal Air Force  Canada
Russell Baker (1925-08-14) August 14, 1925 Author & columnist United States Navy Reserve  United States
Walter Balderson[15] (1926-09-19) September 19, 1926 Television pioneer USS George K. MacKenzie  United States
Alvin Baldus (1926-04-27) April 27, 1926 Politician United States Merchant Marine, 1944–1946  United States
Vincent Ball (1923-12-04) December 4, 1923 Actor Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Russell Bannock (1919-11-01) November 1, 1919 Aviator & test pilot Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Richard L. Bare (1913-08-12) August 12, 1913 Movie & television director; Green Acres United States Army Air Forces; captain in the First Motion Picture Unit  United States
Bob Barker (1923-12-12) December 12, 1923 Game show host United States Navy  United States
Doug Barnard, Jr. (1922-03-20) March 20, 1922 American politician; Georgia representative (1977-1993) United States Army, 1943–1945  United States
Vic Barnhart (1921-09-01) September 1, 1921 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Eddie Barry (1919-10-12) October 12, 1919 NHL hockey player United States Coast Guard  United States
Dave Bartholomew (1920-12-24) December 24, 1920 Musician, songwriter, & music producer United States Army  United States
Karl-Ludwig Barths (1920-05-13) May 13, 1920 President of Volkswagen Canada Ltd. Heer  Nazi Germany
Harry Basch (1926-01-16) January 16, 1926 Actor & author United States Army Air Corps[16]  United States
Yvonne Baseden (1922-01-20) January 20, 1922 Special Operations Executives assistant French Resistance & Women's Auxiliary Air Force  France
Ronald Bassett (1924-04-10) April 10, 1924 Writer & novelist Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Weston Bate (1924-09-24) September 24, 1924 Historian Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Stojan Batič (1925-02-02) February 2, 1925 Sculptor Partisans  Slovenia
Phil Batt (1927-03-04) March 4, 1927 29th Governor of Idaho United States Army Air Forces, 1945–46  United States
Friedrich L. Bauer (1924-06-10) June 10, 1924 Computer scientist Wehrmacht  Nazi Germany
Ludwig Bauer (1923-02-16) February 16, 1923 Soldier German Army  Nazi Germany
Zygmunt Bauman (1925-11-19) November 19, 1925 Social theorist Polish Armed Forces in the East  Poland
Geoffrey Bayldon (1924-01-07) January 7, 1924 Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
John Bayley (1925-05-25) May 25, 1925 Novelist & critic British Army, 1943–1947  United Kingdom
Hugh Beach (1923-05-20) May 20, 1923 Army general British Army  United Kingdom
Richard Beale 1920 Actor Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Ed Bearss (1923-06-26) June 26, 1923 American historian United States Marine Corps  United States
Léonel Beaudoin (1924-09-13) September 13, 1924 Politician & insurance agent Canadian Army, 1943–1944  Canada
Beryl Beaurepaire (1923-09-24) September 24, 1923 Feminist Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force, 1942–1945  Australia
Karl-Heinz Becker (1920-10-02) October 2, 1920 Soldier German Army  Nazi Germany
Julius W. Becton, Jr. (1926-06-29) June 29, 1926 American military officer, former FEMA director Army Air Corps, 1944–1946  United States
Chuck Bednarik (1925-05-01) May 1, 1925 American football player United States Army Air Forces, served as a B-24 waist-gunner with the Eighth Air Force  United States
Gys van Beek (1919-03-31) March 31, 1919 Inventor Dutch Resistance  Netherlands
Michael Beetham (1923-05-17) May 17, 1923 Marshal of the Royal Air Force Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Harry Belafonte (1927-03-01) March 1, 1927 American singer United States Navy  United States
Wendell Bell (1924-09-27) September 27, 1924 Futurist United States Navy  United States
V.J. Bella (1927-07-29) July 29, 1927 American politician United States Marine Corps  United States
Gideon Ben-Yisrael (1923-03-06) March 6, 1923 Politician British Army  Israel
Bern Bennett[17] (1921-10-19) October 19, 1921 Radio & television announcer United States Army  United States
Roy C. Bennett (1918-08-12) August 12, 1918 American songwriter United States Army Air Forces  United States
Tony Bennett (1926-08-03) August 3, 1926 American singer United States Army  United States
Roy Bentley (1924-05-17) May 17, 1924 Football player Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Paul Berg (1926-06-30) June 30, 1926 Chemist United States Navy  United States
John Berger (1926-11-05) November 5, 1926 Novelist, critic British Army  United Kingdom
Alan Bergman (1925-09-11) September 11, 1925 Songwriter United States Army, 1943–1945  United States
Shelley Berman (1925-02-03) February 3, 1925 Comedian United States Navy  United States
Walter Berns (1919-05-03) May 3, 1919 Political philosopher; Making Patriots United States Navy  United States
Walter Bernstein (1919-08-20) August 20, 1919 Screenwriter; The Front, Semi-Tough United States Army  United States
Yogi Berra (1925-05-12) May 12, 1925 Major League baseball player United States Navy, served in the Gunner's Mate in the D-Day invasion  United States
Neil Berry (1922-01-11) January 11, 1922 Major League baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Berkley Bedell (1921-03-05) March 5, 1921 Politician; Iowa representative (1975–1987) United States Army  United States
Milton Berkes (1924-09-29) September 29, 1924 Politician United States Army  United States
Célia Bertin (1920-10-22) October 22, 1920 Writer, biographer, & Prix Renaudot recipient French Resistance  France
James Best (1926-07-26) July 26, 1926 Actor United States Army Air Forces[18]  United States
Dušan Bilandžić (1924-07-20) July 20, 1924 Historian & politician Partisans  Croatia
Max Bingham (1927-03-18) March 18, 1927 Deputy Premier and Opposition Leader of Tasmani Royal Australian Navy  Australia
John Binotto (1919-11-24) November 24, 1919 Football player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Forrest Bird (1921-06-09) June 9, 1921 American inventor; created the first commercially viable medical respirator United States Army Air Corps  United States
Benjamin B. Blackburn (1927-02-14) February 14, 1927 Politician United States Navy, 1944 to 1946  United States
George Blake (1922-11-11) November 11, 1922 Spy Dutch Resistance  United Kingdom
Robert O. Blake (1921-04-07) April 7, 1921 Diplomat United States Navy  United States
Solomon Blatt, Jr. (1921-08-20) August 20, 1921 Judge United States Navy  United States
Henry W. Bloch (1922-07-30) July 30, 1922 Businessman; co-founded H&R Block tax preparation company United States Army Air Corps  United States
Robert Bly (1926-12-23) December 23, 1926 Poet United States Navy  United States
Vittore Bocchetta (1918-11-15) November 15, 1918 Sculptor, painter, & academic Italian Resistance  Italy
Paul Bocuse (1926-02-11) February 11, 1926 Chef French Army  France
Vladimir Boltyansky (1925-04-26) April 26, 1925 Mathematician & educator Soviet Army  Soviet Union
Michael Bond (1926-01-13) January 13, 1926 Author Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Yuri Bondarev (1924-03-15) March 15, 1924 Writer  Soviet Union
John Tyler Bonner (1920-05-12) May 12, 1920 Educator United States Army Air Corps, 1942–1946  United States
Joachim Boosfeld (1922-06-01) June 1, 1922 Soldier Waffen-SS  Nazi Germany
Theodor Borchgrevink (1923-02-16) February 16, 1923 Engineer Royal Norwegian Air Force-in-exile  Norway
Elmer Borstad (1924-08-27) August 27, 1924 Politician; member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta (1979–1982) Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Clive Bossom (1918-02-04) February 4, 1918 Politician British Army  United Kingdom
Lyle Bouck (1923-12-17) December 17, 1923 Military officer United States Army; fought in the Battle of the Bulge  United States
Cliff Bourland (1921-01-01) January 1, 1921 Olympic sprinter United States Navy  United States
Johnny Bower (1924-11-08) November 8, 1924 NHL hockey player Canadian Army, 1940–43  Canada
Scotty Bowers (1923-07-01) July 1, 1923 Author United States Marine Corps  United States
Alan Stephenson Boyd (1922-07-20) July 20, 1922 Government official; Secretary of Transportation (1967-1969) United States Army Air Forces, 1942–1945  United States
Winnett Boyd (1916-10-17) October 17, 1916 Engineer Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Cloyd Boyer (1927-09-01) September 1, 1927 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
John Brademas (1927-03-02) March 2, 1927 Politician United States Navy  United States
Edwin Bramall (1923-12-18) December 18, 1923 Field Marshal British Army  United Kingdom
Oscar Brand (1920-02-07) February 7, 1920 Folk singer United States Army[19]  United States
T. Berry Brazelton (1918-05-10) May 10, 1918 Pediatrician, columnist, and television host United States Navy  United States
Larry Brink (1923-09-12) September 12, 1923 Football player  United States
Tony Britton (1924-06-09) June 9, 1924 Actor United States Navy  United States
Ivor Broadis (1922-12-18) December 18, 1922 Football player Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Hugo Broch (1922-01-06) January 6, 1922 World War II flying ace Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Al Brodax[20] (1926-02-14) February 14, 1926 Film and television producer United States Army  United States
Edward Brooke (1919-10-26) October 26, 1919 Politician; Massachusetts senator (1967-1979) United States Army, 366th Infantry Regiment  United States
William Broomfield (1922-04-28) April 28, 1922 Politician; Michigan representative (1957–1993) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Chummy Broomhall (1919-12-03) December 3, 1919 Cross country skier United States Army  United States
Mel Brooks (1926-06-28) June 28, 1926 Director, actor, producer United States Army, Corporal, Battle of the Bulge  United States
Alton Brown (1925-04-16) April 16, 1925 Baseball player  United States
Bobby Brown (1923-03-19) March 19, 1923 Football player Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Bobby Brown (1924-10-25) October 25, 1924 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Bud Brown (1927-06-18) June 18, 1927 Politician United States Navy  United States
Eric Brown (1919-01-21) January 21, 1919 Aviator & test pilot Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Hal Brown (1924-12-11) December 11, 1924 American baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Keith L. Brown (1925-06-18) June 18, 1925 US ambassador to Denmark (1989–1992) United States Navy, 1943–1946  United States
Ronald Brown (1926-08-07) August 7, 1926 Bishop Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Roscoe Brown (1922-03-09) March 9, 1922 Airman soldier United States Army Air Corps  United States
Stephen Brown (1924-10-03) October 3, 1924 Judge Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Andrew Bruce (1924-02-17) February 17, 1924 11th Earl of Elgin British Army, Scots Guards  United Kingdom
Jerome Bruner (1915-10-01) October 1, 1915 Cognitive psychologist Psychological Warfare Division  United States
Tim Bruxner (1923-05-18) May 18, 1923 Politician Second Australian Imperial Force[21] and Royal Australian Air Force[22]  Australia
Ashley Bryan (1923-07-13) July 13, 1923 Children's book writer & illustrator; Beat the Story Drum, Pum-Pum United States Army  United States
John Harland Bryant (1925-03-08) March 8, 1925 Physician United States Navy  United States
Arthur E. Bryson (1925-10-07) October 7, 1925 Control theorist United States Navy  United States
France Bučar (1923-02-02) February 2, 1923 Politician Partisans  Slovenia
Friedrich Buck (1922-01-30) January 30, 1922 World War II Knight's Cross recipient Waffen SS  Nazi Germany
James L. Buckley (1923-03-09) March 9, 1923 Politician; New York senator (1971-1977) United States Navy, 1942–1946  United States
David P. Buckson (1920-07-25) July 25, 1920 Politician; Delaware governor (1960-1961) United States Army, served in the South Pacific and attained the rank of major  United States
Carl Olaf Bue Jr. (1922-03-27) March 27, 1922 Federal judge United States Army, 1942–1946  United States
Veljko Bulajić (1928-03-22) March 22, 1928 Film director Partisans  Croatia
Dale Bumpers (1925-08-12) August 12, 1925 Politician United States Marine Corps, 1943–1946  United States
Donald Burgett (1925-04-05) April 5, 1925 Writer, paratrooper United States Army, 101st Airborne Division  United States
Romus Burgin (1922-08-13) August 13, 1922 Author mortar-man in K-Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division  United States
George Burpo (1922-06-19) June 19, 1922 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Jack Burke, Jr. (1923-01-29) January 29, 1923 PGA professional golfer United States Marine Corps  United States
Wally Burr (1924-06-02) June 2, 1924 Voice actor & director United States Cavalry  United States
John C. Burton (1923-03-12) March 12, 1923 Cross country skier United States Navy  United States
Alexander Butterfield (1926-04-06) April 6, 1926 Military officer United States Army Air Forces  United States
George H. W. Bush (1924-06-12) June 12, 1924 41st U.S. President United States Navy, Lieutenant (junior grade), 1942–1945  United States
Brendan Byrne (1924-04-01) April 1, 1924 Politician; governor of New Jersey (1974–1982) United States Army Air Corps  United States

C

65 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Emil Cadkin (1920-08-26) August 26, 1920 Film score composer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Fred Caligiuri (1918-10-22) October 22, 1918 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Arnold Callin 1924 Manx politician Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Joseph Campanella (1927-11-21) November 21, 1927 Actor United States Navy  United States
Mortimer Caplin (1916-07-11) July 11, 1916 Tax attorney, educator, and IRS Commissioner (1961–1964) United States Navy  United States
Pierre Cardin (1922-07-02) July 2, 1922 Fashion designer Red Cross  France
Eric Carle (1929-06-25) June 25, 1929 Children's author & illustrator Dug trenches on the Siegfried Line  United States
Arvid Carlsson (1923-01-25) January 25, 1923 Nobel Prize-winning pharmacologist Swedish Armed Forces  Sweden
Otto Carius (1922-05-27) May 27, 1922 Panzer Ace, Author German Army  Nazi Germany
Lou Carnesecca (1925-05-01) May 1, 1925 Basketball coach United States Coast Guard, 1943–1946  United States
Eddie Carnett (1916-10-21) October 21, 1916 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
William Keir Carr (1923-03-19) March 19, 1923 Aviator; Canadian Air Forces commander (1975–1978) Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Peter Carrington (1919-06-06) June 6, 1919 Politician; Father of the House of Lords (2007–present) Grenadier Guards  United Kingdom
George Carroll (1923-01-06) January 6, 1923 Judge United States Army  United States
Jack Carter (1923-06-24) June 24, 1923 Comedian and actor United States Army Air Corps  United States
Jimmy Carter (1924-10-01) October 1, 1924 39th U.S. President United States Navy  United States
Willis Carto (1926-07-17) July 17, 1926 Activist; founder of Liberty Lobby United States Army  United States
William J. Castagna (1924-06-25) June 25, 1924 Federal judge United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jean-Gabriel Castel 1925 Law professor French Resistance  France
Sam Cathcart[23] (1924-07-07) July 7, 1924 Football player United States Army  United States
George Henry Vanderbilt Cecil (1925-02-27) February 27, 1925 Businessman Royal Navy  United States
Robert Foster Chapman (1926-04-24) April 24, 1926 Federal judge United States Navy  United States
Tony Charmoli (1922-06-11) June 11, 1922 Choreographer & TV dancer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Eugene Chelyshev (1921-10-27) October 27, 1921 Indologist & academician Soviet Army  Soviet Union
Don Cherry (1924-01-11) January 11, 1924 Singer & golfer United States Army Air Corps  United States
Jack T. Chick (1924-04-13) April 13, 1924 Publisher, writer Private, United States Army  United States
Kenneth O. Chilstrom (1921-04-20) April 20, 1921 Air force officer United States Army Air Corps  United States
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (1920-12-09) December 9, 1920 Italian prime minister (1993-1994) and president (1999-2006) Italian resistance movement  Italy
Edward Clark (1926-05-06) May 6, 1926 Artist United States Army Air Forces, stationed in Guam  United States
Ramsey Clark (1927-12-18) December 18, 1927 66th United States Attorney General United States Marine Corps  United States
Donald H. Clausen (1923-04-27) April 27, 1923 Politician; California representative (1963-1983) Carrier pilot in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre  United States
Raymond F. Clevenger (1926-06-06) June 6, 1926 Politician United States Army Medical Corps  United States
Richard J. Coffee (1925-02-14) February 14, 1925 Politician Ensign in the United States Merchant Marine  United States
Dick Cole (1926-05-06) May 6, 1926 Baseball player United States Army  United States
George Cole (1925-04-22) April 22, 1925 Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Charles J. Colgan (1926-09-25) September 25, 1926 Politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
John Collias (1918-06-12) June 12, 1918 Painter & illustrator United States Army  United States
Booth Colman (1923-03-08) March 8, 1923 Actor United States Army  United States
Don Colo (1925-01-05) January 5, 1925 American football player  United States
Forrest Compton[24] (1925-09-15) September 15, 1925 Actor United States Army  United States
Jim Conacher (1921-05-05) May 5, 1921 Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada
Clint Conatser (1921-07-24) July 24, 1921 Baseball player United States Coast Guard  United States
Mike Connors (1925-08-15) August 15, 1925 Actor United States Army Air Forces  United States
Robert Conquest (1917-07-15) July 15, 1917 Poet and historian; Stalin: Breaker of Nations British Army; Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry  United Kingdom
Samuel Conti (1922-07-16) July 16, 1922 Federal judge United States Army[25]  United States
Marlow W. Cook (1926-07-27) July 27, 1926 Politician United States Navy  United States
Charles H. Coolidge (1921-08-04) August 4, 1921 Soldier 36th Infantry Division, Medal of Honor recipient.[26]  United States
John Thomas Copenhaver, Jr. (1925-09-29) September 29, 1925 Federal judge United States Army, 1944–1946  United States
Parzival Copes (1924-01-22) January 22, 1924 Economist Dutch Resistance  Canada
Anton Coppola (1917-03-21) March 21, 1917 Opera conductor & composer Bandmaster in the United States Army  United States
Irwin Corey (1914-07-29) July 29, 1914 Comedian & actor United States Army  United States
Roger Corman (1926-04-05) April 5, 1926 Filmmaker & actor V-12 Navy College Training Program  United States
Armando Cossutta (1926-09-02) September 2, 1926 Politician Italian Resistance  Italy
Jack Costanzo (1919-09-24) September 24, 1919 Percussionist United States Navy  United States
Raymond Couraud (1920-01-12) January 12, 1920 Soldier & gangster French Army  France
André Courrèges (1923-03-09) March 9, 1923 Fashion designer French Air Force  France
Luigi Creatore (1921-12-21) December 21, 1921 Songwriter, record producer United States Armed Forces  United States
John J. Creedon (1924-08-01) August 1, 1924 Former President and CEO of MetLife United States Navy, USS Caliente (AO-53)  United States
Jack Crimian (1926-02-17) February 17, 1926 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Joe Medicine Crow (1913-10-27) October 27, 1913 Tribal historian and anthropologist United States Army, 103rd Infantry Division  United States
John Cruickshank (1920-05-20) May 20, 1920 Recipient of the Victoria Cross Royal Air Force, 1939–1946  United Kingdom
Peter Cundall (1927-04-01) April 1, 1927 Host of Gardening Australia (1969–2008) British Army  Australia
Walter Curley (1922-09-17) September 17, 1922 US Ambassador to France (1989–1993) United States Marine Corps, 1943–1946  United States
Francis S. Currey (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 World War II Medal of Honor recipient United States Army  United States
John Thomas Curtin (1921-08-24) August 24, 1921 Federal judge United States Marine Corps  United States

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59 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Kurt Dahlmann (1918-03-04) March 4, 1918 Journalist, newspaper editor, & political activist Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Francesco Dapiran (1920-12-15) December 15, 1920 Olympic rower Italian Navy  Italy
Bill Daley (1919-09-16) September 16, 1919 American football player United States Navy  United States
Dieter Damerius (1924-04-17) April 17, 1924 World War II Knight's Cross recipient German Army  Nazi Germany
Bill Dana (1924-10-05) October 5, 1924 Actor, comedian, & screenwriter United States Army[27]  United States
Vahe Danielyan (1920-01-14) January 14, 1920 Soldier Soviet Army  Soviet Union
Michael Dann (1921-09-11) September 11, 1921 Television executive; CBS programming vice president (1963–1970) Correspondent in the United States Army[28]  United States
Jack Davis (1924-12-02) December 2, 1924 Cartoonist  United States
Jackson B. Davis (1918-03-27) March 27, 1918 Attorney, State Senator Survived the attack on Pearl Harbor; served in the United States Navy  United States
Philip J. Davis (1923-01-02) January 2, 1923 Mathematician United States Army Air Forces  United States
Bob Dawson (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 Football player Australian Army  Australia
Glen Dawson (1912-06-03) June 3, 1912 Rock climber & environmentalist Rock climbing & skiing instructor in the Tenth Mountain Division  United States
Howard Dawson (1922-10-23) October 23, 1922 Senior judge of the United States Tax Court United States Army  United States
Melvin Day (1923-06-30) June 30, 1923 Artist & art historian New Zealand Army & Royal New Zealand Air Force  New Zealand
Arnaud de Borchgrave (1926-10-26) October 26, 1926 Journalist Royal Navy  United States
Piet de Jong (1915-04-03) April 3, 1915 Politician; Dutch prime minister (1967-1971) Captain, Royal Netherlands Navy  Netherlands
John Gunther Dean (1926-02-24) February 24, 1926 Diplomat United States Army  United States
Eugene Peyton Deatrick (1924-11-17) November 17, 1924 Colonel and Pilot United States Army Air Corps  United States
Hal Altman Detrick (1922-02-24) February 24, 1922 Colonel and Pilot United States Army Air Corps, survived the Battle of Dutch Harbor, United States Air Force, Korean War, Vietnam War  United States
Philippe de Gaulle (1921-12-28) December 28, 1921 Inspector General, Senator and son of leader Charles De Gaulle French Navy  Free France
Dickinson Richards Debevoise (1924-04-23) April 23, 1924 Judge United States Army, participated in D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, and occupation of Berlin.[29]  United States
Ion Lazarevich Degen (1925-06-04) June 4, 1925 Medical doctor & writer Red Army  Soviet Union
Hans Georg Dehmelt (1922-09-09) September 9, 1922 Nobel Prize-winning physicist German Army  Nazi Germany
Billy DeMars (1925-08-26) August 26, 1925 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Frederick B. Dent (1926-08-17) August 17, 1926 former United States Secretary of Commerce United States Navy, 1943–1946  United States
René de Obaldia (1918-10-22) October 22, 1918 Playwright & poet French Army  France
Michel Déon (1919-08-04) August 4, 1919 Writer French Army  France
Gene Derricotte (1926-06-14) June 14, 1926 American football player United States Army  United States
Louis A. DeSimone (1922-02-21) February 21, 1922 Bishop United States Army  United States
Bernard d'Espagnat (1921-08-22) August 22, 1921 Physicist & philosopher of science  France
Richard DeVos (1926-03-04) March 4, 1926 Businessman, philanthropist United States Army Air Corps  United States
Douglas Dick (1920-11-20) November 20, 1920 Actor (Rope, Home of the Brave) United States Army[30]  United States
George Dickson (1923-09-27) September 27, 1923 Football player United States Army  United States
Harrison Dillard (1923-07-08) July 8, 1923 Track and field athlete United States Army  United States
Peter Dimmock (1920-12-06) December 6, 1920 Sports broadcaster Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
John Dingell (1926-07-08) July 8, 1926 Politician United States Army  United States
David Dinkins (1927-07-10) July 10, 1927 Politician United States Marine Corps  United States
John William Ditter, Jr. (1921-10-19) October 19, 1921 Federal judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Bobby Doerr (1918-04-07) April 7, 1918 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Bob Dole (1923-07-22) July 22, 1923 Politician, Kansas representative, senator, and 1996 Republican presidential candidate United States Army  United States
Vladimir Dolgikh (1924-12-05) December 5, 1924 Political figure  Soviet Union
Haddon Donald (1917-03-20) March 20, 1917 Politician Lieutenant-Colonel in the 22nd Battalion; awarded the D.S.O. and M.C.  New Zealand
J. P. Donleavy (1926-04-23) April 23, 1926 Novelist, playwright United States Navy  United States
Fred J. Doocy (1913-05-05) May 5, 1913 Politician United States Army[31]  United States
Bob Dorough (1923-12-12) December 12, 1923 Jazz pianist, composer & singer United States Army  United States
Roy Dotrice (1923-05-26) May 26, 1923 Actor (TV's Dickens of London, Beauty and the Beast) Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Roy Doty (1922-09-10) September 10, 1922 Cartoonist, artist, & illustrator  United States
Kirk Douglas (1916-12-09) December 9, 1916 Oscar-nominated actor; Champion, Lust for Life United States Navy  United States
Douglas Fitzgerald Dowd (1919-12-07) December 7, 1919 Political economist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Hugh Downs (1921-02-14) February 14, 1921 Journalist and TV host; 20/20 United States Army  United States
David W. Doyle 1924 Author British Army  United Kingdom
Nick Drahos (1918-12-06) December 6, 1918 American football player United States Army[32]  United States
Roger Drayton (1925-01-04) January 4, 1925 Politician Squadron Leader, Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1944–1969  New Zealand
Edward du Cann (1924-05-28) May 28, 1924 Politician Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Richard L. Duchossois (1921-10-07) October 7, 1921 Sports businessman United States Army  United States
Alene Duerk (1920-03-29) March 29, 1920 Director of United Services Life Insurance Company United States Navy  United States
Charles Duncan, Jr. (1926-09-09) September 9, 1926 Entrepreneur, statesman, and administrator United States Army Air Corps  United States
David Douglas Duncan (1916-01-23) January 23, 1916 Photojournalist United States Marine Corps  United States
Winfield Dunn (1927-07-01) July 1, 1927 Politician; Governor of Tennessee (1971–1975) United States Navy  United States

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32 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
George J. Eade (1921-10-27) October 27, 1921 U.S. Air Force General United States Army Air Corps  United States
Jack Eames (1922-12-22) December 22, 1922 Football player Australian Army  Australia
Donald B. Easum (1923-08-27) August 27, 1923 Diplomat United States Army  United States
James Eberle (1927-05-31) May 31, 1927 Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
John Eden (1925-05-15) May 15, 1925 Conservative MP, Nephew of Anthony Eden 2nd Gurkha Rifles  United Kingdom
Don Edwards (1915-01-06) January 6, 1915 Politician; California representative (1963-1995) United States Navy, intelligence in the gunnery office  United States
Edwin Edwards (1927-08-07) August 7, 1927 Governor of Louisiana, 4 terms United States Navy Air Corps  United States
James B. Edwards (1927-06-24) June 24, 1927 110th Governor of South Carolina Officer in the United States Maritime Service  United States
James Francis Edwards (1921-06-05) June 5, 1921 World War II flying ace Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Nate Edwards (1922-08-24) August 24, 1922 Hardware architect & computer scientist United States Naval Reserve, 1942–46  United States
Warren William Eginton (1924-02-16) February 16, 1924 Federal judge United States Army, 1943–46  United States
John Ehle (1925-12-13) December 13, 1925 Writer Rifleman in the United States Army  United States
Alfred Eick (1916-03-09) March 9, 1916 U-boat commander & tax advisor Kriegsmarine  Nazi Germany
Garnett Thomas Eisele (1923-11-03) November 3, 1923 United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas Private in United States Army (1942–1946)  United States
Princess Elizabeth (1926-04-21) April 21, 1926 Queen of the Commonwealth Realms Colonel-in-Chief, Grenadier Guards and Auxiliary Territorial Service  United Kingdom
Bob Elliott (1923-03-26) March 26, 1923 Comedian; half of the Bob and Ray comedy duo United States Army[33]  United States
Bump Elliott (1925-01-30) January 30, 1925 American Football Player and Coach United States Marines; served in China  United States
Bill Endicott (1918-09-04) September 4, 1918 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Robert Engman 1927 Sculptor United States Navy  United States
Oleg Eremeev (1922-09-28) September 28, 1922 Painter  Soviet Union
Jerald Ericksen (1924-12-20) December 20, 1924 Mathematician United States Navy  United States
Carl Erskine (1926-12-13) December 13, 1926 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Andrei Eshpai (1925-05-15) May 15, 1925 Composer Red Army  Soviet Union
Claude Estier (1925-06-08) June 8, 1925 Politician & journalist French Resistance  France
Vladimir Etush (1922-06-05) June 5, 1922 Actor Red Army  Soviet Union
David Evans (1925-06-03) June 3, 1925 Writer and defense consultant Royal Australian Air Force[34]  Australia
Daniel Evans (1924-07-14) July 14, 1924 Military officer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Daniel J. Evans (1925-10-16) October 16, 1925 Politician United States Navy  United States
Charles Evers (1922-09-11) September 11, 1922 Civil rights activist United States Army  United States
Douglas Everett (1927-08-12) August 12, 1927 Senator, lawyer, and automobile dealer Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Jimmy Evert (1923-07-31) July 31, 1923 Tennis player & coach United States Army  United States
Anthony Eyton (1923-05-17) May 17, 1923 Artist British Army, 1942–47  United Kingdom

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46 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Max Falkenstien (1924-04-09) April 9, 1924 Sports announcer United States Army Air Corps  United States
Norman Farberow (1918-02-22) February 22, 1918 Suicidologist United States Army[35]  United States
Paul Farnes (1918-07-16) July 16, 1918 World War II flying ace; one of "The Few" surviving pilots of the Battle of Britain Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Edward L. Feightner (1919-10-14) October 14, 1919 Rear Admiral United States Navy Reserve; See article on his service.  United States
Victor Feldbrill (1924-04-04) April 4, 1924 Conductor & violinist Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Marty Feldman (1922-09-12) September 12, 1922 Football player United States Marine Corps  United States
Nicholas Felice (1927-02-05) February 5, 1927 Politician Pacific Theatre; Technical Sergeant, United States Army  United States
Charles Reis Felix (1923-04-29) April 29, 1923 Writer United States Army  United States
Benjamin B. Ferencz (1920-03-11) March 11, 1920 Lawyer 115th AAA Gun Battalion, United States Army; investigated Nazi war crimes  United States
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919-03-24) March 24, 1919 Poet United States Navy  United States
Robert H. Ferrell (1921-05-08) May 8, 1921 Historian United States Army Air Forces  United States
Dave Ferriss (1921-12-05) December 5, 1921 Baseball player for the Boston Red Sox (1945–1950) Served, but was discharged early due to asthma  United States
David Ferry (1924-03-05) March 5, 1924 Poet & professor United States Army Air Forces  United States
Edward Field (1924-06-07) June 7, 1924 Poet & author United States Army Air Forces  United States
Frank Field (1923-03-30) March 30, 1923 Meteorologist First Lieutenant and meteorologist with the 8th Air Force  United States
Bob Fillion (1920-07-12) July 12, 1920 NHL hockey player Canadian Army, 1942–1943  Canada
Paul Findley (1921-06-13) June 13, 1921 Politician; Illinois representative (1961–1983) United States Navy  United States
Leonard Everett Fisher (1924-06-24) June 24, 1924 Children's writer & illustrator United States Army  United States
Ed Fitz Gerald (1924-05-21) May 21, 1924 Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Jimmy Fitzmorris (1921-11-15) November 15, 1921 Businessman, politician United States Army, 1942–1945  United States
Val Logsdon Fitch (1923-03-10) March 10, 1923 Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist United States Army  United States
Sergio Flamigni (1925-10-22) October 22, 1925 Politician & writer Italian Resistance  Italy
Mitchell Flint (1923-06-27) June 27, 1923 Lawyer Fighter pilot, United States Navy  United States
François Flohic (1920-08-02) August 2, 1920 Admiral Free French Naval Forces  France
Jim Forbes (1923-12-16) December 16, 1923 Politician Australian Army  Australia
Doug Ford (1922-06-22) June 22, 1922 Golfer United States Coast Guard  United States
Robert Ford (1923-12-29) December 29, 1923 Army general British Army  United Kingdom
Charles Foster (1923-01-17) January 17, 1923 Publicist & writer Royal Air Force  Canada
Richard Kenneth Fox (1925-10-22) October 22, 1925 US ambassador to Trinidad (1977–1979) United States Navy, 1944–1946  United States
Maurice Sanford Fox (1924-10-11) October 11, 1924 Geneticist & molecular biologist Weather forecaster in the United States Army Air Corps  United States
Sonny Fox (1925-06-17) June 17, 1925 Television host United States Army  United States
David Frankham (1926-02-16) February 16, 1926 Actor  United Kingdom
William Frankland (1912-03-19) March 19, 1912 Immunologist British Army  United Kingdom
Joe Franklin (1926-03-09) March 9, 1926 TV & radio personality United States Army  United States
John Franzese (1917-02-06) February 6, 1917 Underboss of the Colombo crime family United States Army  United States
Donald M. Fraser (1924-02-20) February 20, 1924 Mayor of Minneapolis (1980–1993) United States Navy  United States
John Freeman (1915-02-19) February 19, 1915 Politician and television host Rifle Brigade  United Kingdom
Jesse Freitas (1921-02-07) February 7, 1921 Football player United States Army[36]  United States
Louis Frémaux (1921-08-13) August 13, 1921 Music conductor French Resistance  France
Jacque Fresco (1916-03-13) March 13, 1916 Futurologist United States Army Air Force  United States
George Carr Frison (1924-11-11) November 11, 1924 Archaeologist United States Navy  United States
Russell Freeburg (1923-03-04) March 4, 1923 Editor, Chicago Tribune Staff Sergeant, 8th Armored Division  United States
Emile Fritz American football player Served for 25 months  United States
Warren Frost (1925-05-25) May 25, 1925 Actor United States Navy  United States
John P. Fullam (1921-12-10) December 10, 1921 Judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Richard Fulton (1927-01-27) January 27, 1927 Mayor of Nashville (1975-1987) United States Navy  United States

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76 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Billy Gabor (1922-05-13) May 13, 1922 Basketball player United States Army Air Corps  United States
Jim Gaffney (1921-04-21) April 21, 1921 Football player United States Army  United States
Verne Gagne (1926-02-26) February 26, 1926 Wrestler United States Marine Corps  United States
Cornelius Edward Gallagher (1921-03-02) March 2, 1921 Politician; New Jersey representative (1959-1973) United States Army  United States
Ziba Ganiyeva (1923-08-20) August 20, 1923 Philologist & World War II sniper  Soviet Union
Franz Gapp (1919-07-08) July 8, 1919 Oberfeldwebel Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Arthur Gardner (1910-06-07) June 7, 1910 Actor (All Quiet on the Western Front) and film producer (McQ, Brannigan) United States Army Air Forces; First Motion Picture Unit  United States
Joe Garagiola (1926-02-12) February 12, 1926 Baseball player & sportscaster United States Army  United States
Norman Garbo (1919-02-15) February 15, 1919 Author & lecturer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Dave Garcia (1920-09-15) September 15, 1920 Baseball player & coach United States Army Air Forces  United States
Makhmut Gareev (1923-06-23) June 23, 1923 Historian & military scientist Soviet Army  Soviet Union
Bernard Garfield 1924 Bassoonist United States Army  United States
Leonard I. Garth (1921-04-07) April 7, 1921 Judge United States Army  United States
Stanley Michael Gartler (1923-06-09) June 9, 1923 Biologist & geneticist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Ned Garver (1925-12-25) December 25, 1925 Baseball player United States Armed Forces  United States
William H. Gass (1924-07-30) July 30, 1924 Novelist, essayist United States Navy  United States
Znaur Gassiev (1925-03-17) March 17, 1925 Politician Soviet Army  Soviet Union
William H. Gates, Sr. (1925-11-30) November 30, 1925 Philanthropist and father of Bill Gates United States Army  United States
Armand Gatti (1924-01-26) January 26, 1924 Playwright, poet, journalist, & filmmmaker French Resistance  France
Joseph M. Gaydos (1926-07-03) July 3, 1926 Pennsylvania congressman (1968–1993) United States Navy Reserve  United States
George Gaynes (1917-05-16) May 16, 1917 Actor Dutch Navy & British Navy[37]  United States
Licio Gelli (1919-04-21) April 21, 1919 Financer Italian Social Republic  Italy
George Genovese (1922-12-12) December 12, 1922 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Hans-Dietrich Genscher (1927-03-21) March 21, 1927 Foreign minister Luftwaffenhelfer  Nazi Germany
William Conrad Gibbons 1926 War historian United States Army  United States
Hutton Gibson (1918-08-26) August 26, 1918 Writer; father of Mel Gibson United States Army Signal Corps  United States
Roy Gibson (1924-07-04) July 4, 1924 Aerospace engineer British Army  United Kingdom
Lewis Gilbert (1920-03-06) March 6, 1920 Film director Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Lionel Gilbert (1924-12-08) December 8, 1924 Author, historian, & curator Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Alastair Gillespie (1922-05-01) May 1, 1922 Politician Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve  Canada
James Gillies (1924-11-02) November 2, 1924 Politician Royal Canadian Air Force, 1944–45  Canada
Benjamin A. Gilman (1922-12-06) December 6, 1922 Politician; New York representative (1973-2003) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Frank D. Gilroy (1925-10-13) October 13, 1925 Screenwriter & filmmaker United States Army  United States
Sir William Gladstone, 7th Baronet (1925-10-29) October 29, 1925 Knight of the Garter Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Sam Glanzman (1924-12-05) December 5, 1924 Comic-book artist United States Navy  United States
I. Leo Glasser 1924 Judge United States Army  United States
Roy J. Glauber (1925-09-01) September 1, 1925 Physicist United States Army  United States
Andrew Glaze (1920-04-21) April 21, 1920 Poet, novelist, & playwright United States Army Air Forces  United States
Frank Glazer (1921-08-25) August 25, 1921 Pianist, composer, & music professor United States Army  United States
John Glenn (1921-07-18) July 18, 1921 Astronaut and politician; Ohio senator (1974-1999) United States Marine Corps  United States
Manolis Glezos (1922-09-09) September 9, 1922 Politician & writer Greek Resistance  Greece
Hans Goksøyr (1923-02-10) February 10, 1923 Businessman Royal Norwegian Air Force  Norway
Tony Golab (1919-01-17) January 17, 1919 Football player Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Bill Gold (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 Film poster designer; Yankee Doodle Dandy, Casablanca United States Army[38]  United States
Slavko Goldstein (1928-08-22) August 22, 1928 Writer & publisher Partisans  Croatia
Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. (1926-09-07) September 7, 1926 Film producer United States Army[39]  United States
Árpád Göncz (1922-02-10) February 10, 1922 Hungarian president (1990–2000) Red Army  Hungary
Alfred T. Goodwin (1923-06-29) June 29, 1923 Judge; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1971–1991) United States Army, 1943–1946  United States
Jack Goody (1919-07-27) July 27, 1919 Anthropologist British Army  United Kingdom
Bert I. Gordon (1922-09-24) September 24, 1922 Film director; Village of the Giants, Empire of the Ants United States Army Air Corps  United States
Don Gordon (1926-11-13) November 13, 1926 Actor United States Navy  United States
Karl Otto Götz (1914-02-22) February 22, 1914 Painter Germany  Nazi Germany
Bernard F. Grabowski (1923-06-11) June 11, 1923 Politician United States Army  United States
George W. Grace (1921-09-08) September 8, 1921 Ethnolinguist United States Army Air Corps  United States
René Henry Gracida (1923-06-09) June 9, 1923 Bishop Flying Tigers  United States
David E. Grange, Jr. (1925-04-09) April 9, 1925 Military officer & general United States Army  United States
Daniil Granin (1919-01-01) January 1, 1919 Writer Soviet Army  Soviet Union
Günter Grass (1927-10-16) October 16, 1927 Author, poet, playwright, sculptor and artist Waffen SS  Nazi Germany
Dieter Grau (1913-04-24) April 24, 1913 Rocket scientist Member of the "von Braun rocket group" at Peenemünde  Nazi Germany
Walter Grauman (1922-03-17) March 17, 1922 Film director United States Army Air Forces  United States
Henry Gray (1925-01-19) January 19, 1925 Blues singer & pianist United States Army  United States
Bill Greason (1924-09-03) September 3, 1924 Baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Maurice R. Greenberg (1925-05-04) May 4, 1925 CEO of American International Group (1967–2005) United States Army, 1942–1945  United States
Shecky Greene (1926-04-08) April 8, 1926 Comedian United States Navy  United States
Paul Greengard (1925-12-11) December 11, 1925 Scientist United States Navy  United States
Roman Gribbs (1925-12-29) December 29, 1925 Mayor of Detroit (1970–1974) United States Army  United States
John Gridunov (1926-10-06) October 6, 1926 Cosmonaut Soviet Air Force  Soviet Union
Robert P. Griffin (1923-11-06) November 6, 1923 U.S. Representative and Senator 71st Infantry Division  USA
Stu Griffing (1926-11-09) November 9, 1926 Olympic rower United States Army  United States
Hugh Griffiths, Baron Griffiths (1923-09-26) September 26, 1923 Judge Welsh Guards  United Kingdom
Johnny Groth (1926-07-23) July 23, 1926 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Frank Joseph Guarini (1924-08-20) August 20, 1924 Politician United States Navy  United States
John Guillermin (1925-11-11) November 11, 1925 Film director Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Junius Foy Guin, Jr. (1924-02-02) February 2, 1924 Federal judge United States Army  United States
James Gunn (1923-07-12) July 12, 1923 Science fiction writer & editor United States Navy  United States
John Gwilliam (1923-02-28) February 28, 1923 Rugby player British Army  United Kingdom

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79 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Bill Hachten[40] (1924-11-30) November 30, 1924 Football player United States Army  United States
Monty Hall (1921-08-25) August 25, 1921 Game show host; Let's Make a Deal Canadian Army  Canada
Ralph Hall (1923-05-03) May 3, 1923 Politician; Texas representative (1981–present) United States Navy  United States
Günter Halm (1922-08-27) August 27, 1922 Grenadier Heer  Nazi Germany
Gail Halvorsen (1920-10-10) October 10, 1920 American Air Force pilot; Berlin Airlift "Candy Bomber"— United States Army Air Forces  United States
Guy Hamilton (1922-09-16) September 16, 1922 Film director; Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever French Resistance  United Kingdom
Earl Hamner, Jr. (1923-07-10) July 10, 1923 Writer & TV producer; The Waltons, Falcon Crest United States Army  United States
John Paul Hammerschmidt (1922-05-04) May 4, 1922 Politician; Arkansas representative (1967-1993) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Peter Hansen (1921-12-05) December 5, 1921 Actor; When Worlds Collide, TV's General Hospital United States Marine Corps  United States
Reinhard Hardegen (1913-03-18) March 18, 1913 U-boat commander Kriegsmarine  Nazi Germany
Jim Hardy (1923-04-24) April 24, 1923 Football player  United States
Harry Harley (1926-06-04) June 4, 1926 Politician & physician Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Chuck Harmon (1924-04-23) April 23, 1924 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Sheldon Harnick (1924-04-30) April 30, 1924 Lyricist (Fiddler on the Roof) United States Army  United States
Don Harron (1924-09-19) September 19, 1924 Actor Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Freddie Hart (1926-12-21) December 21, 1926 Country musician United States Marine Corps  United States
Irwin Hasen (1918-07-08) July 8, 1918 Cartoonist; Dondi United States Army[41]  United States
Don Hasenmayer (1927-04-04) April 4, 1927 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Orval H. Hansen (1926-08-03) August 3, 1926 Politician United States Navy  United States
William Harbison (1921-01-01) January 1, 1921 Aviator Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Robert Hardy (1925-10-29) October 29, 1925 Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
John C. Harkness (1916-11-30) November 30, 1916 Architect United States Army[42]  United States
Louis Harris (1921-01-06) January 6, 1921 Businessman & pollster United States Navy Reserve  United States
Arthur A. Hartman (1926-03-12) March 12, 1926 US ambassador to the USSR (1981–1987) United States Army Air Corps  United States
R. James Harvey (1922-07-04) July 4, 1922 Politician & jurist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Harry G. Haskell, Jr. (1921-05-27) May 27, 1921 Politician United States Coast Guard  United States
James F. Hastings (1926-04-10) April 10, 1926 Politician United States Navy, 1943–1946  United States
Ray Hathaway (1916-10-13) October 13, 1916 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Ralph Hauenstein (1912-03-20) March 20, 1912 Philanthropist and business leader United States Army  United States
Chris Haughey (1925-10-03) October 3, 1925 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Fred Hawkins[43] (1923-09-03) September 3, 1923 Golfer United States Army  United States
Bill Hayes (1925-06-05) June 5, 1925 Actor United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Jack Hayward (1923-06-14) June 14, 1923 Owner of Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. (1990–2007) Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Denis Healey (1917-08-30) August 30, 1917 Politician; Member of Parliament (1952–1992) British Army; Royal Engineers  United Kingdom
Robert Hébras (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 Oradour-sur Glane massacre survivor French Resistance  France
Ken Hechler (1914-09-20) September 20, 1914 Politician; West Virginia representative (1959-1977) United States Army  United States
Eberhard Heder (1918-06-30) June 30, 1918 Sturmbannführer Waffen-SS  Nazi Germany
Hugh Hefner (1926-04-09) April 9, 1926 American magazine publisher, founder and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises United States Army  United States
Val Heim (1920-11-04) November 4, 1920 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Henry Heimlich (1920-02-03) February 3, 1920 Physician; originated anti-choking maneuver United States Naval Reserve  United States
Anton Heinemann (1921-01-29) January 29, 1921 Soldier Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Paul Hellyer (1923-08-06) August 6, 1923 Engineer and politician Royal Canadian Artillery  Canada
Fritz Hellwig (1912-08-03) August 3, 1912 Politician and European Commissioner German Armed Forces  Nazi Germany
Solly Hemus (1923-04-17) April 17, 1923 American baseball player  United States
Jon Hendricks (1921-09-16) September 16, 1921 Jazz singer and lyricist United States Army  United States
Herbert Herz 1924 French World War II resistance fighter French Resistance  France
Dean Hess (1917-12-06) December 6, 1917 Pilot United States Army Air Forces  United States
Johnny Hetki (1922-05-12) May 12, 1922 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Buddy Hicks (1927-02-15) February 15, 1927 Baseball player United States Armed Forces  United States
James Clinkscales Hill (1924-01-08) January 8, 1924 Federal judge United States Army Air Corps  United States
Steven Hill (1922-02-24) February 24, 1922 Actor; Billy Bathgate, TV's Mission Impossible, Law & Order United States Navy  United States
Arthur Hiller (1923-11-22) November 22, 1923 Film director Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Elwood Hillis (1926-03-06) March 6, 1926 Indiana congressman (1971–1987) United States Army  United States
Andrew J. Hinshaw (1923-08-04) August 4, 1923 Politician United States Navy  United States
Deane R. Hinton (1923-03-12) March 12, 1923 Diplomat United States Army  United States
Harley Hisner (1926-11-06) November 6, 1926 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Truman McGill Hobbs (1921-02-08) February 8, 1921 Federal judge United States Navy  United States
Cornelis Pieter van den Hoek (1921-06-07) June 7, 1921 Dutch World War II resistance fighter Dutch Resistance  Netherlands
William Hoeveler (1922-08-23) August 23, 1922 Lawyer & judge United States Marine Corps  United States
Philip H. Hoff (1924-06-29) June 29, 1924 Politician USS Sea Dog, South Pacific theatre  United States
Hal Holbrook (1925-02-27) February 27, 1925 Actor United States Army  United States
Ernest Hollings (1922-01-01) January 1, 1922 Politician; South Carolina governor (1959-1963) and senator (1966-2005) United States Army  United States
Earl Holliman (1928-09-11) September 11, 1928 Actor United States Navy  United States
James L. Holloway III (1922-02-21) February 21, 1922 Navy admiral United States Navy  United States
A. Linwood Holton, Jr. (1923-09-21) September 21, 1923 Politician; governor of Virginia (1970–1974) United States Army  United States
Bob Hoover (1922-01-24) January 24, 1922 Test pilot and air show pilot United States Army Air Forces  United States
Amo Houghton (1926-08-07) August 7, 1926 New York congressman (1987–2005) United States Marine Corps  United States
Euan Howard (1923-11-26) November 26, 1923 Politician; 4th Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Lee Howard (1923-11-11) November 11, 1923 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Michael Howard (1922-11-29) November 29, 1922 Historian British Army  United Kingdom
Sherman Howard (1924-11-28) November 28, 1924 American football player  United States
Steve Hrymnak (1926-03-03) March 3, 1926 Hockey player  Canada
Jeremy Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington (1915-03-28) March 28, 1915 Lawyer Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Walter Huddleston (1926-04-15) April 15, 1926 Politician United States Army  United States
Harry Hughes (1926-11-13) November 13, 1926 Politician United States Navy  United States
Tom Hughes (1923-11-26) November 26, 1923 Politician Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Johan van Hulst (1911-01-28) January 28, 1911 Politician Dutch Resistance  Netherlands
David Hurst (1926-03-09) March 9, 1926 Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Earl Hutto (1926-05-12) May 12, 1926 Florida congressman (1979–1995) United States Navy  United States

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14 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Paul Robert Ignatius (1920-11-11) November 11, 1920 Government official United States Navy  United States
John Imbrie (1925-07-04) July 4, 1925 Paleoceanographer United States Army  United States
Michael J. Ingelido (1916-11-20) November 20, 1916 Air Force general United States Army Air Corps  United States
Peter Isaacson (1920-07-31) July 31, 1920 Newspaper publisher Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Robert F. Inger (1920-09-10) September 10, 1920 Herpetologist United States Army Corps of Engineers  United States
Pietro Ingrao (1915-03-30) March 30, 1915 Politician Italian resistance movement  Italy
Edmund Ironside, 2nd Baron Ironside (1924-09-21) September 21, 1924 British hereditary peer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Albert Irvin (1922-08-21) August 21, 1922 Abstract expressionist painter Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Daniel Ivin (1932-04-16) April 16, 1932 Writer Partisans  Croatia
Monte Irvin (1919-02-25) February 25, 1919 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Frederick Irving (1921-05-02) May 2, 1921 Ambassador to Iceland (1972–1976) United States Army Air Corps  United States
George S. Irving (1922-11-01) November 1, 1922 Actor  United States
Masashi Itō 1921 Soldier Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Nobuaki Iwatake 1923 Soldier & translator Imperial Japanese Army  Japan

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21 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
J. F. R. Jacob 1923 (age 91–92) General in the Bangladesh Liberation War 1971 Fought in Burma for the British in WW2  British Raj
Kenneth Jacobs (1917-10-05) October 5, 1917 Judge; Justice of the High Court of Australia (1974–1979) Second Australian Imperial Force  Australia
Arthur Jackson (1918-05-15) May 15, 1918 Olympic sport shooter United States Army Air Corps  United States
Arthur J. Jackson (1924-10-18) October 18, 1924 Marine United States Marine Corps  United States
Joe M. Jackson (1923-03-14) March 14, 1923 Air Force Colonel; Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient United States Army Air Corps  United States
Clifton James (1921-05-29) May 29, 1921 Actor; Live and Let Die, The Untouchables United States Army  United States
Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1921-01-05) January 5, 1921 Luxembourgian ruler (1964-2000) Irish Guards  Luxembourg
Žuži Jelinek (1920-07-17) July 17, 1920 Fashion stylist Partisans  Croatia
Edward B. Jelks (1922-09-10) September 10, 1922 Archaeologist United States Navy  United States
Lawrence Jenkins (1924-01-29) January 29, 1924 Pilot United States Army Air Forces  United States
Norman Jewison (1926-07-21) July 21, 1926 Filmmaker Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Merv Johnson (1923-05-09) May 9, 1923 Politician Canadian Army  Canada
Richard Johnson (1927-07-30) July 30, 1927 Actor Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Bill Johnston (1925-01-02) January 2, 1925 Golfer United States Navy  United States
Charles Wycliffe Joiner (1916-02-14) February 14, 1916 Federal judge United States Army Air Corps  United States
Raymond Jones (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 Architect Royal Australian Navy  Australia
George Joseph (1921-09-11) September 11, 1921 Founder of Mercury Insurance Group United States Army  United States
Louis Jourdan (1919-06-19) June 19, 1919 Actor; Letter from an Unknown Woman, Gigi French Resistance  France
Howie Judson (1926-02-16) February 16, 1926 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
James Jungius (1923-11-15) November 15, 1923 Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Alex Jupp (1927-05-30) May 30, 1927 Politician Canadian Army, 1944–46  Canada

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38 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Otto Kaiser (1924-11-30) November 30, 1924 Old Testament scholar Served on the Eastern Front  Nazi Germany
Bernard Kalb (1922-02-04) February 4, 1922 Journalist United States Army  United States
Søren Kam (1921-11-02) November 2, 1921 Waffen-SS officer Waffen-SS  Nazi Germany
Adolfo Kaminsky (1925-10-01) October 1, 1925 French World War II resistance fighter French Resistance  France
James Karen (1923-11-28) November 28, 1923 Actor United States Army Air Corps[44]  United States
Bernard Karsenty 1920 French World War II resistance fighter French Resistance  France
Robert Kastenmeier (1924-01-24) January 24, 1924 Politician United States Army  United States
Walter Kaufmann (1924-01-24) January 24, 1924 Writer Australian Army  Australia
William J. Keating (1927-03-30) March 30, 1927 Publisher & politician United States Navy  United States
Donald Keene (1922-06-18) June 18, 1922 Japanologist and translator United States Navy  United States
Arthur Keily (1921-03-18) March 18, 1921 Olympic marathon runner Sherwood Foresters  United Kingdom
Ellsworth Kelly (1923-05-31) May 31, 1923 Painter, sculptor, and printmaker United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1943–1945  United States
Everett A. Kelly (1926-09-02) September 2, 1926 Politician United States Navy  United States
George Kennedy (1925-02-18) February 18, 1925 Actor United States Army  United States
F. Ray Keyser, Jr. (1927-08-17) August 17, 1927 Politician & lawyer; Governor of Vermont (1961–1963) United States Navy  United States
Asghar Khan (1921-01-17) January 17, 1921 Aviator & military historian Royal Air Force  British India
Sahabzada Yaqub Khan December 1920 (age 94) Diplomat British Indian Army  British India
Adolph Kiefer (1918-06-27) June 27, 1918 Olympic gold-medal swimmer United States Navy  United States
Andrew Killgore (1919-11-07) November 7, 1919 Diplomat United States Navy  United States
Clive King (1924-04-24) April 24, 1924 Author Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Frederick King (1923-06-01) June 1, 1923 Politician Royal Canadian Air Force, 1942–46  Canada
Henry Kissinger (1923-05-27) May 27, 1923 Statesman, Secretary of State (1973-1977), and Nobel Peace Prize recipient United States Army  United States
Johann-Alfred Klaus (1918-09-04) September 4, 1918 Soldier Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Marcus Klingberg 1918 Soviet spy Red Army  Soviet Union
Patricia Knatchbull (1924-02-14) February 14, 1924 Countess Mountbatten of Burma Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Philip Knights, Baron Knights (1920-10-03) October 3, 1920 Police officer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Mauno Koivisto (1923-11-25) November 25, 1923 9th President of Finland Winter War, Continuation War  Finland
Joseph P. Kolter (1926-09-03) September 3, 1926 Politician United States Army, 1944–1947  United States
Franciszek Kornicki December 1916 (age 98) Air force officer Royal Air Force & Polish Air Force  Poland
Väinö Koskela (1921-03-31) March 31, 1921 Olympic long-distance runner  Finland
Mike Kostiuk (1919-08-01) August 1, 1919 Football player United States Army  United States
Sergei Kramarenko (1923-04-23) April 23, 1923 Air Force officer Soviet Air Force  Soviet Union
Ken Kranz (1923-09-12) September 12, 1923 Football player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Gerhard Krems (1920-05-04) May 4, 1920 Soldier Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
John Kundla (1916-07-03) July 3, 1916 College and professional basketball coach United States Navy  United States
Bob Kuzava (1923-05-28) May 28, 1923 Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Larry Kwong (1923-06-17) June 17, 1923 Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada

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41 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Max Labovitch (1924-01-18) January 18, 1924 Hockey player Canadian Army  Canada
Frederick Bernard Lacey (1920-09-08) September 8, 1920 Federal judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Robert J. Lagomarsino (1926-09-04) September 4, 1926 Politician United States Navy, 1944–1946  United States
Bruce Laingen (1922-08-06) August 6, 1922 Diplomat & academic United States Navy  United States
Melvin R. Laird (1922-09-01) September 1, 1922 Politician; Wisconsin representative (1953-1969) and Secretary of Defense (1969-1973) United States Navy  United States
Gilles Lamontagne (1919-04-17) April 17, 1919 Politician Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Gérald Laniel (1924-08-08) August 8, 1924 Politician Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Claude Lanzmann (1925-10-27) October 27, 1925 Film director French Resistance  France
Lyndon LaRouche (1922-09-08) September 8, 1922 Economist & perennial presidential candidate United States Army  United States
Del Latta (1920-03-05) March 5, 1920 Politician; Ohio representative (1959-1989) United States Army, 1938-1941
United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942–1943
 United States
Don C. Laubman (1921-10-16) October 16, 1921 World War II flying ace Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Keith Lawrence (1919-11-25) November 25, 1919 Royal Air Force Officer; one of The Few Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Paul Laxalt (1922-08-02) August 2, 1922 American politician; Nevada governor (1967-1971) and senator (1974-1987) United States Army  United States
Norman Lear (1922-07-27) July 27, 1922 Film & television producer; All in the Family, Maude, The Jeffersons United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jim Leavelle (1920-08-23) August 23, 1920 Police detective; Lee Harvey Oswald's escort when shot by Jack Ruby United States Navy  United States
Peter Le Cheminant (1920-06-17) June 17, 1920 Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Leon M. Lederman (1922-07-15) July 15, 1922 Nobel Prize-winning physicist United States Army  United States
Christopher Lee (1922-05-27) May 27, 1922 Actor; The House That Dripped Blood, The Wicker Man Royal Air Force and Special Operations Executive  United Kingdom
Stan Lee (1922-12-28) December 28, 1922 Comic book writer; co-created Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and X-Men United States Army  United States
Hannie van Leeuwen (1926-01-18) January 18, 1926 Politician Dutch Resistance  Netherlands
George N. Leighton (1912-10-22) October 22, 1912 Jurist United States Army  United States
Hellmut von Leipzig (1921-07-18) July 18, 1921 World War II Knight's Cross recipient German Army  Nazi Germany
James F. Leonard (1920-05-30) May 30, 1920 Diplomat United States Army  United States
Lawrence LeShan (1920-09-08) September 8, 1920 Psychologist; pioneer of mind-body therapy United States Army  United States
Anatoli Levitin (1922-07-16) July 16, 1922 Painter & art educator  Soviet Union
Marv Levy (1925-08-03) August 3, 1925 Football coach United States Army Air Corps  United States
Bernard Lewis (1916-05-31) May 31, 1916 Islamic and Middle Eastern historian Royal Armoured Corps and Intelligence Corps  United Kingdom
Peter Lichtner-Hoyer (1925-12-28) December 28, 1925 Sportsman & Colonel  United States
Buddy Lively (1925-01-02) January 2, 1925 American baseball player United States Army  United States
Pierce Lively (1921-08-27) August 27, 1921 Federal judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Nina Lobkovskaya 1925 Sniper Red Army  Soviet Union
Don Looney (1916-09-02) September 2, 1916 Football player United States Army Air Corps[45]  United States
Miles Lord (1919-11-06) November 6, 1919 Federal judge United States Army Air Corps  United States
Frank LoVuolo[46] (1924-05-01) May 1, 1924 Football player United States Army  United States
Turk Lown (1924-05-30) May 30, 1924 Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Bill Lucas (1917-01-16) January 16, 1917 Olympic long-distance runner Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
William R. Lucas (1922-03-01) March 1, 1922 Fourth director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center United States Navy  United States
Johnny Lujack (1925-01-04) January 4, 1925 Football player United States Navy  United States
Tom Luken (1925-07-09) July 9, 1925 Ohio congressman (1977–1991) United States Marine Corps  United States
Allan Lurie[47] (1923-07-25) July 25, 1923 Voice actor United States Army  United States
John Lysak (1914-08-16) August 16, 1914 Olympic canoeist United States Marine Corps  United States

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111 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Bill Mackrides (1925-07-08) July 8, 1925 American football player U.S. Marine Corps., stationed in Japan  United States
Patrick Macnee (1922-02-06) February 6, 1922 Actor; TV's The Avengers Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Eddie Macon (1927-03-07) March 7, 1927 Football player United States Army  United States
Harry Macpherson (1926-07-10) July 10, 1926 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
John Mahaffy (1918-07-18) July 18, 1918 Hockey player Canadian Army, 1940–1942  Canada
Donald Malarkey (1921-07-31) July 31, 1921 Soldier; member of "Easy" Company featured in Band of Brothers United States Army  United States
Branko Mamula (1921-05-30) May 30, 1921 Army officer & politician Partisans  Yugoslavia
Venero Mangano (1921-09-07) September 7, 1921 Mobster United States Army  United States
Marvin Mandel (1920-04-19) April 19, 1920 Politician; Maryland governor (1969–1979) United States Army, 1942–1944  United States
George Mandler (1924-06-11) June 11, 1924 Psychologist United States Army Military Intelligence Service  United States
Leroy J. Manor (1921-02-21) February 21, 1921 Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Robert Mann (1920-07-19) July 19, 1920 Violinst; Juilliard String Quartet co-founder United States Army  United States
Josip Manolić (1920-03-22) March 22, 1920 Politician; prime minister of the Republic of Croatia (1990-1991) Partisans  Yugoslavia
Dick Manville (1926-12-25) December 25, 1926 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Gino Marchetti (1927-01-02) January 2, 1927 Football player United States Army  United States
Samuel Mardian (1919-06-24) June 24, 1919 Politician United States Army Air Forces  United States
Marc L. Marks (1927-02-12) February 12, 1927 Politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
John Otho Marsh, Jr. (1926-08-07) August 7, 1926 Politician United States Army  United States
Peter Marshall (1926-03-30) March 30, 1926 TV personality & actor United States Army[48]  United States
George Martin (1926-01-03) January 3, 1926 Music producer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
James D. Martin (1918-09-01) September 1, 1918 Politician United States Army  United States
Mac Martin (1925-04-26) April 26, 1925 Bluegrass musician United States Navy  United States
Leslie H. Martinson (1915-01-16) January 16, 1915 TV & movie director; PT 109, Batman: The Movie United States Army[49]  United States
Jaswant Singh Marwah (1921-01-21) January 21, 1921 Journalist, author British Indian Army  British India
Anthony Mason (1925-04-21) April 21, 1925 Judge; ninth Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
William S. Massey (1920-08-23) August 23, 1920 Mathematician United States Navy  United States
Joe Masteroff (1919-12-11) December 11, 1919 Playwright United States Army Air Forces  United States
David Mattingley 1923 Distinguished Flying Cross Recipient Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Robert D. Maxwell (1920-10-26) October 26, 1920 Soldier United States Army  United States
Albert Maysles (1926-11-26) November 26, 1926 Documentary filmmaker United States Army  United States
Windy McCall (1925-07-18) July 18, 1925 Baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
James W. McCord, Jr. (1924-01-26) January 26, 1924 American politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
Mike McCormack (1921-12-14) December 14, 1921 Politician; Washington representative (1971-1981) United States Army  United States
Joe McCorquodale (1920-12-02) December 2, 1920 Politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
Charles McGee (1919-12-07) December 7, 1919 Air Force officer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Seth J. McKee (1916-11-06) November 6, 1916 Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Leon McLaughlin (1925-05-30) May 30, 1925 American football player  United States
Edward Joseph McManus (1920-02-09) February 9, 1920 Politician & federal judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Brockway McMillan (1915-03-30) March 30, 1915 Government official & scientist United States Navy  United States
Francis Terry McNamara (1927-11-02) November 2, 1927 Diplomat United States Navy  United States
William Hardy McNeill (1917-10-31) October 31, 1917 Historian United States Army  United States
Henry R. McPhee, Jr. (1925-01-11) January 11, 1925 Politician United States Navy  United States
Albert McQuarrie (1918-01-01) January 1, 1918 Politician British Army  United Kingdom
Walter Lewis McVey, Jr. (1922-02-19) February 19, 1922 Politician United States Army Air Corps  United States
Ted McWhinney (1924-05-19) May 19, 1924 Politician Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Kirke Mechem (1925-08-16) August 16, 1925 Composer United States Army  United States
Howie Meeker (1923-11-04) November 4, 1923 Hockey player, sports announcer, & politician Canadian Army  Canada
James Megellas (1917-03-11) March 11, 1917 Army officer United States Army  United States
John Melcher (1924-09-06) September 6, 1924 Politician; Montana representative United States Army, 76th Infantry Division  United States
Ib Melchior (1917-09-17) September 17, 1917 Novelist, screenwriter, & movie director Counterintelligence Corps  United States
Sam Mele (1922-01-21) January 21, 1922 Major League baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Howell W. Melton (1923-12-15) December 15, 1923 Lawyer & federal judge United States Army  United States
Walter Mengden (1926-10-25) October 25, 1926 Lawyer & politician United States Navy  United States
Bill Mercer (1926-02-13) February 13, 1926 Sportscaster, educator, & author United States Navy  United States
Jan Merlin (1925-04-03) April 3, 1925 Actor & author United States Navy  United States
A. L. Mestel (1926-09-17) September 17, 1926 Pediatric surgeon United States Navy  United States
Michael I of Romania (1921-10-25) October 25, 1921 King of Romania (1927-1930, 1940-1947)  Romania
Robert H. Michel (1923-03-02) March 2, 1923 Politician; Illinois representative (1957–1995) United States Army  United States
Cliff Michelmore (1919-12-11) December 11, 1919 TV presenter & producer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Ed Mickelson (1926-09-02) September 2, 1926 Baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
J. William Middendorf II (1924-09-22) September 22, 1924 Diplomat & politician United States Navy  United States
Harry J. Middleton (1921-10-24) October 24, 1921 Journalist; speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson (1967-1969) United States Army  United States
Ed Mierkowicz (1924-03-06) March 6, 1924 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Larry Miggins (1925-08-20) August 20, 1925 Baseball player Merchant Navy  United States
Prince Mikasa (1915-12-02) December 2, 1915 Japanese royal Japanese Imperial Army  Japan
Ekaterina Mikhailova-Demina (1925-12-22) December 22, 1925 Order of Lenin recipient Soviet Navy  Soviet Union
Wataru Misaka (1923-12-21) December 21, 1923 Basketball player United States Army  United States
Abner J. Mikva (1926-01-21) January 21, 1926 Politician & judge United States Army Air Corps, 1944–1945  United States
R. Burnett Miller (1923-09-02) September 2, 1923 Mayor of Sacramento, California United States Army  United States
Bob Miller (1926-06-16) June 16, 1926 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Frank Miller (1918-07-29) July 29, 1918 Singer United States Army[50]  United States
William Milliken (1922-03-26) March 26, 1922 Governor of Michigan (1969–1983) United States Army Air Corps  United States
Newton N. Minow (1926-01-17) January 17, 1926 FCC Chairman (1961–1963) United States Army  United States
Marvin Minsky (1927-08-09) August 9, 1927 Scientist & author United States Navy  United States
Warren Mitchell (1926-01-14) January 14, 1926 Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Konstantinos Mitsotakis (1918-10-18) October 18, 1918 Prime minister of Greece (1990-1993) Greek Resistance  Greece
Wayne Mixson (1922-06-16) June 16, 1922 Politician; Florida governor (1987) United States Navy  United States
Hiroshi H. Miyamura (1925-10-06) October 6, 1925 Soldier United States Army  United States
Shigeru Mizuki (1922-03-08) March 8, 1922 Manga cartoonist Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
John Moffat (1919-06-17) June 17, 1919 Aviator & Navy officer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Fenton Mole (1925-06-14) June 14, 1925 Baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
James Molyneaux, Baron Molyneaux of Killead (1920-08-27) August 27, 1920 Politician Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Alex Monchak (1917-03-05) March 5, 1917 American baseball player United States Army  United States
Thomas S. Monson (1927-08-21) August 21, 1927 Religious leader, author and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) United States Navy  United States
Eric Moon (1923-03-06) March 6, 1923 Librarian & editor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Arch A. Moore, Jr. (1923-04-16) April 16, 1923 Politician; West Virginia representative (1957-1969) and governor (1969-1977, 1985-1989) United States Army  United States
Dickie Moore (1925-09-12) September 12, 1925 Actor  United States
James Moore (1916-11-18) November 18, 1916 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Roger Moore (1927-10-14) October 14, 1927 Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Bobby Morgan (1926-06-29) June 29, 1926 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Robert Burren Morgan (1925-10-05) October 5, 1925 Politician United States Navy  United States
Robert M. Morgenthau (1919-07-31) July 31, 1919 Lawyer; New York County District Attorney (1975–2009) United States Navy  United States
Edgar Morin (1921-07-08) July 8, 1921 Philosopher & sociologist French Resistance  France
Geno Morosi (1920-07-07) July 7, 1920 Survived Pearl Harbor attack aboard same ship as brother, Albert United States Navy  United States
Arthur Morris (1922-01-19) January 19, 1922 Cricketer Australian Army  Australia
Jan Morris (1926-10-02) October 2, 1926 Historian British Army  United Kingdom
Joseph Wilson Morris (1922-04-28) April 28, 1922 Lawyer & federal judge United States Naval Reserve  United States
Milton Morris (1924-04-02) April 2, 1924 Politician Royal Australian Navy  Australia
Thomas G. Morris (1919-08-20) August 20, 1919 Politician United States Navy, 1937–1944  United States
John Mosley (1921-06-21) June 21, 1921 Football player United States Army Air Corps  United States
Helene Moszkiewiez 1920 Belgian World War II resistance fighter Belgian Resistance  Belgium
Kelly Mote (1923-04-27) April 27, 1923 Football player  United States
Ben R. Mottelson (1926-07-09) July 9, 1926 Physicist United States Navy, 1943–1945  Denmark
John Llewellyn Moxey (1925-02-26) February 26, 1925 Film and TV director British Armed Forces  Argentina
Charlie Munger (1924-01-01) January 1, 1924 Business magnate; vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation United States Army Air Corps  United States
Walter Munk (1917-10-19) October 19, 1917 Oceanographer United States Army  United States
Les Munro (1919-04-05) April 5, 1919 Bomber pilot; participated in 1943 Dambusters Raid against Germany Royal New Zealand Air Force  New Zealand
David H. Murdock (1923-04-11) April 11, 1923 Billionaire & businessman United States Army  United States
Chet Murphy (1917-11-15) November 15, 1917 Tennis player, coach, & author United States Navy  United States
John M. Murphy (1926-08-03) August 3, 1926 Politician United States Army  United States
John T. Myers (1927-02-08) February 8, 1927 Indiana congressman (1967–1997) United States Army  United States

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29 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Steve Nagy (1919-05-28) May 28, 1919 American baseball player United States Navy  United States
Kel Nagle (1920-12-21) December 21, 1920 Golfer Australian Army[51]  Australia
Yasuhiro Nakasone (1918-05-27) May 27, 1918 Prime Minister of Japan from 1982 – 1987 Imperial Japanese Navy  Japan
Giorgio Napolitano (1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 11th President of Italy (2006–present) Italian Resistance  Italy
John Neale (1926-09-21) September 21, 1926 Bishop British Army  United Kingdom
William Joseph Nealon, Jr. (1923-07-31) July 31, 1923 Federal judge United States Marine Corps  United States
Wendell Nedderman (1921-10-31) October 31, 1921 Engineering educator United States Navy  United States
Lucien N. Nedzi (1925-05-28) May 28, 1925 Politician United States Army  United States
Tom Neil (1920-07-14) July 14, 1920 World War II flying ace Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Joan Neiman (1920-09-09) September 9, 1920 Senator Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service  Canada
Ernst Neizvestny 1925 Sculptor Red Army  Soviet Union
John A. Nerud (1913-02-09) February 9, 1913 Horse trainer United States Navy  United States
Don Newcombe (1926-06-14) June 14, 1926 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Kenneth Newman (1926-08-15) August 15, 1926 Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (1982–1987) Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
John Lang Nichol (1924-01-07) January 7, 1924 Politician Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve  Canada
Dick Nichols (1926-04-29) April 29, 1926 Politician United States Navy, 1944–1947  United States
Howard Nielson (1924-09-12) September 12, 1924 Utah congressman (1983–1991) United States Army Air Corps  United States
George Nigh (1927-06-09) June 9, 1927 Politician United States Navy  United States
Ian Nish (1926-06-03) June 3, 1926 Academic; specialist in Japanese studies British Army  United Kingdom
Kokichi Nishimura (1919-12-08) December 8, 1919 Soldier & businessman Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Peter L. Nissen (1924-01-08) January 8, 1924 Aviator and businessman Norwegian resistance movement, Royal Norwegian Air Force  Norway
James Noble (1922-03-05) March 5, 1922 Actor; 1776, TV's Benson United States Navy  United States
Weston Noble (1922-11-30) November 30, 1922 Choral conductor United States Army  United States
Earl Norem (1924-04-17) April 17, 1924 Illustrator & artist United States Army  United States
Irv Noren (1924-11-29) November 29, 1924 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Douglass North (1920-11-05) November 5, 1920 Nobel Prize-winning economist United States Merchant Marine  United States
Leonard L. Northrup Jr. (1918-03-18) March 18, 1918 Solar engineer United States Army Corps of Engineers  United States
James E. Nugent (1922-06-24) June 24, 1922 Politician United States Navy  United States
Francis W. Nye (1918-06-29) June 29, 1918 Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States

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16 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Hugh O'Brian (1925-04-19) April 19, 1925 Actor United States Marine Corps  United States
Donald Eugene O'Brien (1923-09-30) September 30, 1923 Judge United States Army Air Corps  United States
Gerald O'Brien (1924-12-02) December 2, 1924 Politician Royal New Zealand Air Force  New Zealand
William O'Brien (1916-11-13) November 13, 1916 Admiral Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Edmund F. O'Connor (1922-03-31) March 31, 1922 Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Hunter Pitts O'Dell (1923-08-11) August 11, 1923 Civil rights activist United States Merchant Marines  United States
Kevin O'Leary (1920-02-19) February 19, 1920 Judge Second Australian Imperial Force & Royal Australian Air Force  Australia
Gerald S. O'Loughlin (1921-12-23) December 23, 1921 Actor; In Cold Blood, TV's The Rookies United States Marine Corps  United States
Makoto Ogawa February 1917 Japanese army aviator & officer Imperial Japanese Army  Japan
Fred Ohr (1919-07-15) July 15, 1919 World War II flying ace United States Army Air Corps  United States
Teodor Oizerman (1914-05-14) May 14, 1914 Philosopher & academician Red Army  Soviet Union
Len Okrie (1923-07-16) July 16, 1923 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Gene Olaff (1920-09-23) September 23, 1920 Soccer player & goalkeeper United States Navy  United States
David Oreck (1923-09-17) September 17, 1923 Entrepreneur United States Army Air Forces  United States
Dan Orlich (1924-12-21) December 21, 1924 American football player  United States
Richard Owen (1922-12-11) December 11, 1922 Judge United States Army Air Corps  United States

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67 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Boyd K. Packer (1924-09-10) September 10, 1924 Religious leader & educator United States Army Air Forces  United States
Frank D. Padgett (1923-03-09) March 9, 1923 Judge United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jack Paepke (1922-08-28) August 28, 1922 Minor league baseball player  United States
Boris Pahor (1913-08-26) August 26, 1913 Writer & publicist Partisans  Yugoslavia
Geoffrey Palmer (1927-06-04) June 4, 1927 Actor Royal Marines  United Kingdom
Gregg Palmer (1927-01-25) January 25, 1927 Actor United States Army Air Corps  United States
Hans-Joachim Pancherz (1914-04-15) April 15, 1914 Aviator & test pilot Junkers  Nazi Germany
Owen M. Panner (1924-07-28) July 28, 1924 Attorney & jurist United States Army  United States
Peter Paret (1924-04-13) April 13, 1924 Historian United States Army  United States
Rudolph Pariser (1923-12-08) December 8, 1923 Physicist & polymer chemist United States Army  United States
Douglas H. Parker (1926-08-19) August 19, 1926 Law school professor United States Navy  United States
Raymond Parkinson (1922-03-22) March 22, 1922 Psychiatrist & politician Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Ara Parseghian (1923-05-21) May 21, 1923 NFL football player United States Navy  United States
Johnny Pate (1923-12-05) December 5, 1923 Bass player & arranger United States Army; played with the 218th AGF Army Band  United States
Alastair Craig Paterson 1924 Civil engineer British Army  United Kingdom
Johnny Paton (1923-04-02) April 2, 1923 Association football player Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Stylianos Pattakos (1912-11-08) November 8, 1912 Principal in Greek military junta of 1967–1974 Commissioned officer  Greece
Harvey Patterson (1924-09-12) September 12, 1924 Politician Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders  Canada
John Malcolm Patterson (1921-09-27) September 27, 1921 Governor of Alabama (1959–1963) United States Army  United States
Robert P. Patterson, Jr. (1923-07-11) July 11, 1923 Federal judge United States Army Air Forces  United States
Charles C. Pattillo (1924-06-03) June 3, 1924 Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Art Paul (1925-01-18) January 18, 1925 Graphics designer United States Army  United States
Cyril Pavlov (1919-09-08) September 8, 1919 Orthodox priest & Christian mystics  Soviet Union
"Sunshine" Sonny Payne (1925-11-29) November 29, 1925 Radio presenter United States Army, 1942–48  United States
Philip Pearlstein (1924-05-24) May 24, 1924 Modern Realist painter United States Army  United States
Thomas Pearson (1914-07-01) July 1, 1914 Army general & officer British Army  United Kingdom
Robert Newton Peck (1928-02-17) February 17, 1928 Author United States Army  United States
Nelson Peery 1925 Political activist & author United States Army  United States
Hau Pei-tsun (1919-07-13) July 13, 1919 Chinese premier (1990–1993) Republic of China Army  China
Johnny Peirson (1925-07-21) July 21, 1925 Hockey player  Canada
Roland Penner (1924-07-30) July 30, 1924 Politician Royal Canadian Artillery  Canada
Simon Perchik (1923-12-24) December 24, 1923 Poet United States Army Air Forces  United States
Walter Peregoy (1925-11-17) November 17, 1925 Background artist United States Coast Guard  United States
Warren Perkins (1924-02-02) February 2, 1924 Basketball player Armed services  United States
Harry Perkowski (1922-09-06) September 6, 1922 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Jimmy Perry (1923-09-09) September 9, 1923 Scriptwriter British Army  United Kingdom
L. Tom Perry (1922-08-05) August 5, 1922 Apostle United States Marine Corps  United States
Nehemiah Persoff (1919-08-02) August 2, 1919 Actor; Some Like It Hot, Yentl United States Army  United States
Jack Petchey 1925 Businessman Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Prince Phillip (1921-06-10) June 10, 1921 Duke of Edinburgh Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Conrad Phillips (1925-04-13) April 13, 1925 Actor Royal Navy  United Kingdom
James Dickson Phillips, Jr. (1922-09-23) September 23, 1922 Judge United States Army  United States
Leslie Phillips (1924-04-20) April 20, 1924 Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Sidney Phillips (1924-09-02) September 2, 1924 Physician & writer United States Marine Corps  United States
William Phipps (1922-02-04) February 4, 1922 Actor United States Navy  United States
Kazimierz Piechowski (1919-10-03) October 3, 1919 Holocaust survivor; escapee from Auschwitz  Poland
Lawrence W. Pierce (1924-12-31) December 31, 1924 Lawyer & federal judge United States Army  United States
Derek Piggott (1922-12-27) December 27, 1922 Aviator & flight instructor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Charles J. Pilliod, Jr. (1918-10-20) October 20, 1918 Businessman United States Army Air Forces  United States
Jack Pimm (1920-10-07) October 7, 1920 Football player Australian Army  Australia
Richard Pipes (1923-07-11) July 11, 1923 Historian United States Army Air Corps  United States
Joyce C. Pipkin[52] (1924-01-09) January 9, 1924 Football player United States Army; served 18 months in the Pacific as an underwater demolition expert  United States
Steve Pisanos (1919-11-10) November 10, 1919 Aviator & author United States Army Air Forces  United States
Janko Pleterski (1923-02-01) February 1, 1923 Politician, diplomat, & historian Partisans  Yugoslavia
Robert M. Polich, Sr. (1921-06-07) June 7, 1921 Aviator United States Army Air Corps  United States
Heinz Polz (1916-11-06) November 6, 1916 Soldier Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Jack Pope (1913-04-18) April 18, 1913 Jurist; Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946  United States
Martin Pope (1918-08-22) August 22, 1918 Physical chemist United States Armed Forces, 1942–1945  United States
Freddie L. Poston (1925-09-16) September 16, 1925 Air Force general United States Army Air Forces  United States
Aris Poulianos (1924-07-24) July 24, 1924 Anthropologist & archaeologist Greek People's Liberation Army, 1942–43  Greece
Robert E. Powell January 1923 Politician & broadcaster United States Army  United States
Harry Pregerson (1923-10-13) October 13, 1923 Judge; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals United States Marine Corps  United States
Donald Prell (1924-07-07) July 7, 1924 Venture capitalist & futurist United States Army  United States
Gabe Pressman (1924-02-14) February 14, 1924 TV journalist United States Navy  United States
Reg Pugh (1917-07-28) July 28, 1917 Football player British Army  United Kingdom
William Lowell Putnam III (1924-10-25) October 25, 1924 Mountain climber United States Army  United States
Alexander Pylcyn (1923-11-18) November 18, 1923 World War II Order of the Red Banner recipient Soviet Army  Soviet Union

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1 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Al Quie (1923-09-18) September 18, 1923 Governor of Minnesota (1979–1983) United States Navy  United States

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72 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Marv Rackley (1921-07-25) July 25, 1921 American baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Karl Radermacher (1922-12-12) December 12, 1922 Soldier & Knight's Cross recipient Heer  Nazi Germany
Alfred Radley 1924 Clothing manufacturer Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Sydney Valpy Radley-Walters (1920-01-11) January 11, 1920 Tank commander Canadian Army  Canada
Tony Rafty (1915-10-12) October 12, 1915 Caricaturist Australian Army  Australia
Georg Ratzinger (1924-01-15) January 15, 1924 Catholic priest Reichsarbeitsdienst & Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger (1927-04-16) April 16, 1927 Pope Benedict XVI, the 265th Pope Luftwaffenhelfer  Nazi Germany
Arthur Ravenel, Jr. (1927-03-29) March 29, 1927 Politician United States Marine Corps  United States
Ronald C. Read (1924-12-19) December 19, 1924 Graph theorist Royal Navy  Canada
Manuel Real (1924-01-27) January 27, 1924 Judge United States Navy Reserve  United States
Thomas Morrow Reavley (1921-06-21) June 21, 1921 Judge United States Navy  United States
Hartman Rector, Jr. (1924-08-20) August 20, 1924 Mormon missionary United States Navy  United States
Lou Reda 1925 Documentary filmmaker United States Navy  United States
Sumner Redstone (1923-05-27) May 27, 1923 Chairman & CEO of Viacom United States Army Intelligence  United States
Jack Reed (1924-05-19) May 19, 1924 Businessman United States Army Signal Intelligence Service  United States
Douglas Reeman (1924-10-15) October 15, 1924 Author Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Joseph Lloyd Reid (1917-09-24) September 24, 1917 Politician Royal Canadian Artillery & Royal Canadian Armoured Corps  Canada
Ogden R. Reid (1925-06-24) June 24, 1925 Politician & diplomat; New York Congressman (1963–1975) United States Army  United States
Carl Reiner (1922-03-20) March 20, 1922 Film director & actor; TV's Your Show of Shows, The Dick van Dyke Show United States Army  USA
Ralph Regula (1924-12-03) December 3, 1924 Ohio congressman (1973–2009) United States Navy  United States
Ogden R. Reid (1925-06-24) June 24, 1925 Politician United States Army  United States
Edwin Reinecke (1924-01-07) January 7, 1924 Politician United States Navy  USA
John Reinhardt (1920-03-08) March 8, 1920 Ambassador & diplomat  United States
Leo Reise, Jr. (1922-06-07) June 7, 1922 NHL hockey player Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Keith Remington (1923-04-29) April 29, 1923 Politician Second Australian Imperial Force  Australia
Willi Reschke (1922-02-03) February 3, 1922 Luftwaffe ace Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Vasily Reshetnikov (1919-12-23) December 23, 1919 Pilot & memoirist Luftwaffe  Soviet Union
Gene Reynolds[53] (1923-04-04) April 4, 1923 Actor & TV writer, producer, & director United States Navy  United States
Marc Riboud (1923-06-24) June 24, 1923 Photographer French Resistance  France
George Barclay Richardson 1924 Economist Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
Fred Richmond (1923-11-15) November 15, 1923 Politician United States Navy  United States
Al Richter (1927-02-07) February 7, 1927 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Don Rickles (1926-05-08) May 8, 1926 Stand up comedian and actor United States Navy  United States
Robert Rietti (1923-02-08) February 8, 1923 Actor British Army  United Kingdom
Madeleine Riffaud (1924-08-23) August 23, 1924 Poet, journalist, & war correspondent French Resistance  France
Jim Riffey (1923-12-14) December 14, 1923 Basketball player United States Army  United States
John Rigas (1924-11-14) November 14, 1924 CEO of Adelphia (1952–2002) United States Army  United States
Basil Rigg (1926-08-12) August 12, 1926 Cricket player Australian Army  Australia
Jack Riley (1919-06-15) June 15, 1919 Hockey player Canadian Army, 1942–1944  Canada
John P. Riley, Jr. (1920-06-15) June 15, 1920 Hockey player & coach United States Naval Air Corps  United States
Fred Risser (1927-05-05) May 5, 1927 Politician United States Navy  United States
Jim Rivera (1922-07-22) July 22, 1922 Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
Brian Rix (1924-01-27) January 27, 1924 Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Owen W. Roberts (1924-03-29) March 29, 1924 Diplomat United States Army  United States
Ralph J. Roberts (1920-03-13) March 13, 1920 Businessman; co-founder of Comcast Communications United States Navy  United States
Eddie Robinson (1920-12-15) December 15, 1920 American baseball player, coach, and manager United States Navy  United States
Raymond Rock (1922-10-01) October 1, 1922 Politician & businessman Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve  Canada
David Rockefeller (1915-06-12) June 12, 1915 Banker & philanthropist United States Army  United States
David H. Rodgers (1923-08-10) August 10, 1923 Mayor of Spokane (1967–1978) Communications officer  United States
Richard Dean Rogers (1921-12-29) December 29, 1921 Judge United States Army Air Corps  United States
Richard Rohmer (1924-01-24) January 24, 1924 Military writer; Ultimatum Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Heinz Rökker (1920-10-20) October 20, 1920 World War Ii flying ace Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Charles P. Roland (1918-04-08) April 8, 1918 Historian United States Army  United States
Fred B. Rooney (1925-11-06) November 6, 1925 Politician United States Army  United States
David Rose (1924-11-22) November 22, 1924 Television producer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Irwin Rose (1926-07-16) July 16, 1926 Scientist United States Navy  United States
Al Rosen (1924-02-29) February 29, 1924 Major League baseball player United States Navy  United States
Milton Rosen (1915-07-25) July 25, 1915 Naval engineer & space program project manager United States Navy  United States
Wilburn K. Ross (1922-05-12) May 12, 1922 World War II Medal of Honour recipient United States Army  United States
Joachim Rønneberg (1919-08-30) August 30, 1919 Broadcaster 1st Lt., Norwegian Independent Company 1  Norway
Thomas Round (1915-10-18) October 18, 1915 Opera singer Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
J. Roy Rowland (1926-02-03) February 3, 1926 Georgia congressman (1981–1995) United States Army, 1944–1946  United States
David Rubinger (1924-06-24) June 24, 1924 Photographer British Army  Israel
Erich Rudorffer (1917-11-01) November 1, 1917 Luftwaffe fighter ace Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Heinrich Ruhl (1915-08-31) August 31, 1915 Soldier German Army  Nazi Germany
Tony Russel (1925-11-23) November 23, 1925 Actor United States Army Air Forces  United States
George A. Russell 1921 Academic United States Navy, 1940–1960  United States
John Russell (1920-02-02) February 2, 1920 Olympic equestrian United States Army  United States
Richard Russell 1924 Finance & investment writer United States Army Air Forces  United States
William Russell (1924-11-19) November 19, 1924 Actor Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
F. James Rutherford (1924-07-10) July 10, 1924 Science professor Radar teacher  United States
John Ruthven 1927 Wildlife painter United States Army  United States

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117 veterans
Veteran Birth Notability Service Country
Ed Sabol (1916-09-11) September 11, 1916 Filmmaker and businessman United States Army  United States
Alexander Sachal November 1924 Artist Russian Army & French Resistance  Soviet Union
John Safer (1922-09-06) September 6, 1922 Sculptor United States Army Air Forces  United States
Guy Sajer (1926-01-13) January 13, 1926 Military writer Wehrmacht  Nazi Germany
George T. Sakato (1921-02-19) February 19, 1921 World War II Medal of Honour recipient United States Army  United States
Peter Sallis (1921-02-01) February 1, 1921 Actor; the Wallace and Gromit film series, TV's Last of the Summer Wine Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Ed Samcoff (1924-09-01) September 1, 1924 Baseball player United States Marine Corps  United States
Kurt Sametreiter (1922-04-09) April 9, 1922 Oberscharführer Waffen-SS  Nazi Germany
Mike Sandlock (1915-10-17) October 17, 1915 Major League baseball player  United States
Sangharakshita 1925 Buddhist teacher & writer Royal Signal Corps  United Kingdom
Frank Saucier (1926-05-28) May 28, 1926 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Gus Savage (1925-10-30) October 30, 1925 American politician United States Army  United States
Robert Sayre (1924-08-18) August 18, 1924 American ambassador to Brazil (1978–1981) United States Army  United States
Norman Scarth 1925 Blogger & political candidate Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Hal Schacker (1925-04-06) April 6, 1925 Baseball player United States Army  United States
William Schallert (1922-07-06) July 6, 1922 Actor United States Army Air Corps[54]  United States
Art Schallock (1924-04-25) April 25, 1924 Baseball player United States Navy  United States
Walter Scheel (1919-07-08) July 8, 1919 German president (1974–1979) Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Carl Scheib (1927-01-01) January 1, 1927 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Josef Scheungraber (1918-09-08) September 8, 1918 Lieutenant & businessman Wehrmacht  Nazi Germany
Richard Schifter (1923-07-31) July 31, 1923 Lawyer United States Army  United States
Bob Schiller (1918-11-08) November 8, 1918 Screenwriter; TV's I Love Lucy, All in the Family United States Army[55]  United States
Carl Emil Schorske (1915-03-15) March 15, 1915 Historian Office of Strategic Services  United States
Walter Schuck (1920-07-20) July 20, 1920 World War II flying ace Luftwaffe  Nazi Germany
Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski (1917-03-10) March 10, 1917 Aviator 27th Home Army Infantry Division  Poland
John R. Schmidhauser (1922-01-03) January 3, 1922 Politician United States Navy, 1941–1945  United States
Helmut Schmidt (1918-12-23) December 23, 1918 German chancellor  Nazi Germany
Milt Schmidt (1918-03-05) March 5, 1918 NHL hockey player Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Red Schoendienst (1923-02-02) February 2, 1923 Major League baseball player United States Army  United States
George P. Schultz (1920-12-13) December 13, 1920 60th U.S. Secretary of State United States Marine Corps  United States
Bernard L. Schwartz (1926-12-12) December 12, 1926 CEO of Loral Corporation (1972–2006)  United States
Richard Schweiker (1926-06-01) June 1, 1926 Politician and 14th U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services United States Navy  United States
Johann Schwerdfeger (1914-11-24) November 24, 1914 Last surviving NCO oakleaves recipient German Army  Nazi Germany
Ted Schwinden (1925-08-31) August 31, 1925 Politician; Governor of Montana (1976–1980) United States Army  United States
Vin Scully (1927-11-29) November 29, 1927 Sportscaster United States Navy  United States
Vincent Scully (1920-08-21) August 21, 1920 Architectural historian & critic United States Army Air Corps[56]  United States
Ron Searle (1919-07-19) July 19, 1919 Mayor of Mississauga (1976–1978) Toronto Scottish Regiment  Canada
Donald Seawell (1912-08-01) August 1, 1912 Lawyer Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force  United States
Cuthbert Sebastian (1921-10-22) October 22, 1921 Governor General of Saint Kitts and Nevis (1996–2013) Royal Air Force  United Kingdom
Reginald Secondé (1922-07-28) July 28, 1922 Diplomat British Army  United Kingdom
Vic Seixas (1923-08-30) August 30, 1923 Tennis player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Ralph Senensky[57] (1923-05-01) May 1, 1923 TV director & writer United States Army  United States
Jacques Sernas (1925-07-30) July 30, 1925 Actor French Resistance  France
Doc Severinsen (1927-07-07) July 7, 1927 Trumpeter United States Army  United States
Whitney North Seymour, Jr. (1923-07-07) July 7, 1923 Politician United States Armed Forces  United States
Peter Shaffer (1926-05-15) May 15, 1926 Playwright & screenwriter Bevin Boy  United Kingdom
Robert H. Shaffer (1915-09-13) September 13, 1915 Educator & academic United States Army  United States
Bobby Shantz (1925-09-26) September 26, 1925 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Lloyd Shapley (1923-06-02) June 2, 1923 Nobel Prize-winning economist & mathematician United States Army Air Corps  United States
Kendall Shaw 1924 Painter United States Navy  United States
Art Shay (1922-03-31) March 31, 1922 Photojournalist United States Army Air Forces  United States
Stanley Sheinbaum (1920-06-12) June 12, 1920 Activist and publisher United States Army  United States
Neill Sheridan (1921-11-20) November 20, 1921 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Harry W. Shlaudeman (1926-05-17) May 17, 1926 US ambassador to Nicaragua (1990–1992) United States Marine Corps  United States
E L Short (1925-10-02) October 2, 1925 Politician & businessman United States Navy  United States
Robert G. Shulman (1924-03-03) March 3, 1924 Biophysicist United States Navy  United States
John Siegal (1918-05-15) May 15, 1918 American football player United States Navy  United States
Charlie Sifford (1922-06-02) June 2, 1922 Golfer United States Army[58]  United States
Dudley Simpson (1922-10-04) October 4, 1922 Composer Australian Army[59]  Australia
Thomas Joseph Simpson (1921-11-06) November 6, 1921 Distinguished Service Medal recipient Royal Canadian Navy  Canada
Charlie Silvera (1924-10-13) October 13, 1924 Baseball player United States Army Air Forces  United States
Robert E. Simon (1914-04-10) April 10, 1914 Urban painter United States Army[60]  United States
Arjan Singh (1919-04-15) April 15, 1919 Indian Air Force officer Indian Air Force  British India
Kanwar Zorawar Singh (1920-02-14) February 14, 1920 Cavalry officier British Indian Army  British India
John K. Singlaub (1921-07-10) July 10, 1921 Army general United States Army  United States
John Virgil Singleton, Jr. (1918-03-20) March 20, 1918 Federal judge United States Navy  United States
Joe Sinnott (1926-10-16) October 16, 1926 Comic book artist United States Navy  United States
Ljubo Sirc (1920-04-19) April 19, 1920 Economist Partisans  Yugoslavia
James Sites (1924-03-20) March 20, 1924 Novelist United States Merchant Marine  United States
Eric Smith 1919 Painter Australian Army  Australia
Helen Smith (1922-01-05) January 5, 1922 Baseball player United States Army  United States
Lyle Smith (1916-03-17) March 17, 1916 Football & basketball player United States Navy  United States
Neal Edward Smith (1920-03-23) March 23, 1920 Politician; Iowa representative (1959–1995) United States Army Air Forces  United States
Warren Smith (1915-10-20) October 20, 1915 Golfer United States Merchant Marine  United States
Warren Allen Smith (1921-10-27) October 27, 1921 Gay rights activist  United States
Donald Snelgrove (1925-04-21) April 21, 1925 Bishop Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve  United Kingdom
David Snellgrove (1920-06-29) June 29, 1920 Tibetologist British Army  United Kingdom
Robert M. Solow (1924-08-23) August 23, 1924 Economist United States Army  United States
Gerhard Sommer (1921-06-24) June 24, 1921 Soldier Waffen-SS  Nazi Germany
Alexei Sorokin (1922-03-28) March 28, 1922 Politician & admiral Soviet Navy  Soviet Union
Cecil Souders (1921-01-03) January 3, 1921 Football player United States Navy  United States
Pierre Soulages (1919-12-24) December 24, 1919 Painter and sculptor  France
Robert Hitchcock Spain (1925-10-26) October 26, 1925 Bishop United States Navy  United States
Alex Spanos (1923-09-28) September 28, 1923 Real estate developer United States Army Air Forces  United States
Marvin Speight (1921-09-05) September 5, 1921 Basketball player & coach  United States
Frank Spellman (1922-09-17) September 17, 1922 Weightlifter  United States
John Spellman (1926-12-29) December 29, 1926 Governor of Washington (1981–1985) United States Navy  United States
G. Spencer-Brown (1923-04-02) April 2, 1923 Mathematician Royal Navy  United Kingdom
Bob Spicer (1925-04-11) April 11, 1925 Baseball player United States Army  United States
S. Arthur Spiegel (1920-10-24) October 24, 1920 Federal judge United States Marine Corps Reserve  United States
Ronald Spiers (1925-07-09) July 9, 1925 Diplomat; US Ambassador to Pakistan (1981–1983) United States Navy  United States
Richard T. Spooner 1925 Marine Corps officer United States Marine Corps  United States
Tom Stagg (1923-01-19) January 19, 1923 Attorney, businessman, & politician United States Army  United States
Janez Stanovnik (1922-08-04) August 4, 1922 Politician & economist Partisans  Yugoslavia
Wally Stanowski (1919-04-28) April 28, 1919 NHL hockey player Royal Canadian Air Force  Canada
Harry Dean Stanton (1926-07-14) July 14, 1926 Actor United States Navy  United States
Harold Stapleton (1915-01-07) January 7, 1915 Cricket player Australian Army  Australia
Dick Starr (1921-03-02) March 2, 1921 Major League baseball player United States Army  United Sta