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36 Stars Who Tragically Died in Plane Crashes (Slide #1) - Stars

36 Stars Who Tragically Died in Plane Crashes (Slide - Stars

Audie Murphy 28th May 1971

Top 10 Famous People Who Died In An Airplane Crash

Audie Murphy received every U. decoration for valor available to Army ground personnel at the time. He earned the Silver Star twice in three days, two Bronze Star Medals, three Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Service Cross, and the Medal of Honor.

Civil War - General Robert E. Lee

I am a great admirer of General Robert E. Robert Edward Lee was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa 1864.

An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa how cool is that? Paranormal investigator/ghostbuster, or Vampire Slayer?

The soldier and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square

The Sailor and the nurse from the D-Day kiss picture in Times Square. Fun Fact- the sailor didn't come forward because he was married at the time of the kiss!

Humphrey Bogart enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWI in the Spring of 1918 via reddit

Humphrey DeForest Bogart (December 1899 – January enlisted in the U. Navy during WWI in the spring of He is recorded as a model sailor who spent most of his months int he Navy after the Armistice was signed, ferrying troops back from Europe.

Lee Marvin (February 19, 1924 – August 29, 1987)  American actor, known for his gravelly voice, white hair & 6 ft 2 in. stature. He join the US Marine Corps, serving in the 4th Marine Division. He was wounded in action during the WWII Battle of Saipan, in the assault on Mount Tapochau, during which most of his "I" Company, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division were killed. He was awarded the Purple Heart & given a medical discharge with  rank of PFC.

Lee Marvin left school and joined the US Marine Corps as a sniper scout. He was wounded in action at the Battle of Saipan during WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart and discharged at the rank of Private First Class. Started in Dirty Dozen.

A military photo of Audie Murphy The most decorated soilder in WWII. His story was told in  the movie To Hell and Back in which he Starred in playing himself.

Audie Murphy - Real American hero, movie star and most decorated veteran of World War II, has a VA Medical Center named after him in San Antonio, Texas. He died in a plane crash, 47 years old.

35 years after the fall: The Vietnam War in pictures- slideshow - slide - 16 - NBCNews.com

35 years after the fall: The Vietnam War in pictures

A soldier of the US Seventh Marines carrying a little puppy in his pocket after rescuing it during an operation southwest of Da Nang in Vietnam, January 1968 (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Native Genocide

Let's never forget this travesty, this shameful page in our history book. Genocide American Indians, 100 Million Native American Indians the biggest genocide in human history didn't occur in Nazi, Germany, but on American Soil

William Harvey Carney was an African American soldier during the American Civil War. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Fort Wagner.    Born: February 29, 1840, Norfolk  Died: December 8, 1908, Boston  Buried: New Bedford  Awards: Medal of Honor

William H. Carney won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery during the Civil War on July Sargent Carney, a member of the Massachusetts Colored infantry was wounded twice during the charge on Fort Wagner, S. while rescuing the Union Flag.

Chiune Sugihara. I read about this guy in 6th grade but haven't heard anything about him since, I'm so glad I found this!

Chiune Sugihara.

the-hero-of-ages: “ gdfalksen: “ Chiune Sugihara. This man saved 6000 Jews. He was a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania. When the Nazis began rounding up Jews, Sugihara risked his life to start issuing.

Scott, George C. - Signed Photo as General George Patton – Tamino Autographs

Scott, George C. - Signed Photo as General George Patton

American stage and film actor, director and producer best known for his portrayal of General George S. Patton in the film Patton and other films. Signed photo, shown as George Patton in the classic film, 10 x 8 inches, excellent condition

13.) The child KKK member touches his reflection in an African American officer's riot shield during a 1992 demonstration.

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

Jeanne Calment passed away @122 years and 164 days old! She learned to fence @85 and rode a bike at 100. She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115! An amazing and well documented life-Wikipedia her!

Jeanne Calment passed away at 122 years and 164 days old. She learned to fence at 85 and rode a bike at She met Vincent Van gogh! she lived alone until 110 and was able to walk upright until almost 115 An amazing and well documented life. Wikipedia her!

Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a para with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings.Eventually,he managed to escape and wandered in the German countryside until he met Russian troops and persuaded their commanders to allow him to fight on the front line.He fought for a month and was wounded.Marshal Zhukov arranged for Beyrle's trip back to the US. Beyrle is the only American who fought the Germans in both the US and Red Armies.

Prisoner identification photograph of U. Joseph R. Beyrle taken in Stalag XII-A. Beyrle is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the U. Army and Soviet Army during World War II, see comment.