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Joel Fabiani- U.S. Army.

Joel Fabiani- U.S. Army.

Clark Gable movie stars of the 1940's - Bing Images

Clark Gable married to Kay Spreckels

Charles Durning  served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Drafted at age 21, he was first assigned as a rifleman with the 398th Infantry Regiment, and later served overseas with the 3rd Army Support troops and the 386th Anti-aircraft Artillery (AAA) Battalion.     Durning participated in the Normandy Invasion of France on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and was among the first troops to land at Omaha Beach. He earned a Silver star and 3 Purple hearts.

The death of actor Charles Durning on Christmas Eve brings into focus the wartime service of the ever dwindling ‘greatest generation’. Here is a list, by

Roger Dean Miller, Sr. (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. At 17, he enlist in the Army and served in Korean War.

(January 1936 – October was an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. At he enlist in the Army and served in Korean War.

Movie Stars that fought in World War II - P

Movie Stars that fought in World War II - Poitier Sidney

Eddie Albert (Green Acres) was awarded a Bronze Star for his heroic action as a U.S. Naval officer aiding Marines at the horrific battle on the island of Tarawa in the Pacific November, 1943.

Eddie Albert (Green Acres) was awarded a Bronze Star for his heroic action as a U. Naval officer aiding Marines at the horrific battle on the island of Tarawa in the Pacific November,

"Audie Leon Murphy (June 20, 1924 – May 28, 1971) was a highly decorated and famous soldier. Through LIFE magazine's July 16, 1945 issue ("Most Decorated Soldier"/cover photo), he became one the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war."

Audie Leon Murphy (June 1924 – May was the most highly decorated soldier in WWII.

George Kennedy served under Gen. George Patton as an officer. He portrayed Patton in the 78 movie Brass Target.

George Kennedy served under Gen. George Patton as an officer. He portrayed Patton in the 78 movie Brass Target.

Jeff Bridges-Coast Guard-1968-served 8 years (Actor)

Jeff Bridges-Coast 8 years (Actor) I met him. when I was serving

Tyrone Power, Lieut., U.S. Marine Corps, WW II. He was an established movie star when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Nevertheless he joined the Marines, became a pilot and flew supplies into, and wounded Marines out of, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He returned to the states in Nov 1945 and was released from active duty in Jan 1946. He was promoted to captain in the reserves on May 8, 1951.

Great distinction as a USMC pilot. Promoted to captain in the reserves on May Honors: American Campaign Medal the Asicatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with two bronze stars, and the WW II Victory Medal.

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