OBITUARIES

 

Men and woman who performed a significant or heroic role in the military conflicts of our age.

Go Here: Arthur Simmons, 80; British Tank Commander. 1 March 2001

 

Go Here: Johnnie Johnson, 85; British WWII Ace Pilot. 31 January 2001

 

Go Here: Leo Marks, 80; British WWII Code Breaker. 15 January 2001

 

Go Here: Douglas Bagnall, 82; Daring Bomber Attacks. 3 January 2001

 

Go Here: Jimmy Yule, 84; Hero at Colditz P.O.W. Camp. 25 December 2000

 

Go Here: Ralph Marx, 78; Caused Mayham Behind German Lines. 14 December 2000

 

Go Here: Harry DeWolf, 97; Canada War Hero. 18 December 2000

 

Go Here: Werner Klemperer, 80; Colonel Klink in TV's "Hogan's Heroes'". 6 December 2000

 

Go Here: John Levitow, 55; Medal of Honor Recipient-Vietnam War. 8 November 2000

 

Go Here: Lida Baarova, 86; Goebbels Mistress. 31 October 2000

 

Go Here: John Bisdee, 84; Battle of Britain Fighter Ace. 21 October 2000

 

Go Here: Bruce Palmer, 87; Led Forces in Vietnam. 17 October 2000

 

Go Here: Jim Chesshire, 83; Preformed Sabotage in Albania during WWII. 14 October 2000

 

Go Here: Patrick Porteous,VC, 82; Commando Officer at Dieppe Raid in WWII. 9 October 2000

 

Go Here: William P. Bundy, 83; Presidential Advisor on Vietnam War. 6 October 2000

 

Go Here: Philip Francis, 92; British Submarine Commander in WWII. 5 October 2000

 

Go Here: John Worsley, 81; Outfoxed the Nazis. 3 October 2000

 

Go Here: John Kenneally, 79; Victoria Cross Recipient in WWII. 27 September 2000

 

Go Here: Saburo Sakai, 84; Japanese Pilot Shot Down 64 Allied Planes. 22 September 2000

 

Go Here: H.N. "Andy" Andrews, 80; Glider pilot in WWII. 2 September 2000

 

Go Here: Konrad Kujau, 62; Forger. 12 September 2000

 

Go Here: Arthur F. Anders, 96; Hero Aboard U.S. Gunboat. 27 August 2000

 

Go Here: Dennis David, 82; RAF Fighter Ace in WWII. 25 August 2000

 

Go Here: F.C. Bock, 88; Monitor of Nagasaki Bombing. 25 August 2000

 

Go Here: Jack Toms, 80; Repulsed Enemy Tanks at El Alamein. 24 August 2000

 

Go Here: Farewell to Airmen Lost Over China in 1944. 22 August 2000  

 

Go Here: Peter Compston, 84; Naval Air Operations from WWII to Suez. 20 August 2000

 

Go Here: Douglas T. Jacobson, 75; Iwo Jima Medal of Honor Recipient. 20 August 2000

 

Go Here: Harold Bowen, 87; Admiral Who Led Inquiry of Pueblo Incident. 17 August 2000

 

Go Here: Tony Northrop, 77; Fighting Nazism then Communism in Albana. 16 August 2000

 

Go Here: David W. Traub, 97; Coordinated Logistics for D-Day. 18 August 2000

 

Go Here: Sir Alec Guinness, 86; Famous British Actor. 5 August 2000

 

Go Here: Geoffrey Page, 80; Battle of Britain Pilot. 3 August 2000

 

Go Here: Richard Craig, 78; British Intelligence Officer. 25 July 2000  

 

Go Here: Daphne Pearson, 89; Braving the Peril of Exploding Bombs. 25 July 2000

 

Go Here: Marc Reisner, 51; Author on the Environment. 21 July 2000

 

Go Here: Joseph Enright, 89; WWII Submarine Commander. 20 July 2000

 

Go Here: William Corson, 74; Marine and Critic of U.S. on Vietnam. 17 July 2000

 

Go Here: Horace Wright, 82; In the First Wave on D-Day 16 July 2000  

 

Go Here: Marcus Oliphant, 98; Helped Develop Atom Bomb. 14 July 2000

 

Go Here: Jan Karski, 86; Warned West About Holocaust. 13 July 2000  

 

Go Here: Charles C.I. Merritt, 91; Canadian WWII Victoria Cross Recipient. 12 July 2000

 

Go Here: Franklin Miller, 55; Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipient. 30 June 2000  

 

Go Here: Charles MacGillivary; World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. June 2000  

 

Go Here: Vera Atkins, 92; British Spymaster. 24 June 2000

 

Go Here: Dooley Shorty, 88; Navajo Code Talker in Marines. 4 June 2000

 

Go Here: Rolf Magener, 89; German Escapee. 3 June 2000

 

Go Here: Martin Schilling, 88; Developer V-2 WWII Missile. 30 April 2000

 

Go Here: Pham Van Dong, 94; Voice of Vietnam's Revolt. 29 April 2000

 

Go Here: Erle Cocke Jr., 78; World War II Hero. 23 April 2000

 

Go Here: Jack Best, 87; Plotted Daring Escape from Nazi's. 22 April 2000 

 

Go Here: André Jarrot, 90; Co-Leader: French Resistance. 21 April 2000

 

Go Here: Micheline Glover, 76; French Resistance Figure. 15 April 2000

 

Go Here: Carl Sitter, 77; Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient. 4 April 2000  

 

Go Here: Robert Komer, 78; Blowtorch Bob. 9 April 2000  

 

Go Here: Thomas Ferebee, 81; Dropped First Atomic Bomb 16 March 2000

Go Here: Robert H. Dunlap, 79; WW II Medal of Honor Recipient. 18 January 2000

 

Go Here George L. Street III, 86; Medal of Honor Submarine Commander. 18 January 2000

 

Go Here: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzhy102; Architect who resisted Nazis. 18 January 2000

 

Go Here: Ivan Hirst, 84; British Officer Who Revived VW. 6 January 2000

 

Go Here: L.F. Chapman 86; Former Marine Commandant. 6 January 2000

 

Go Here: Dominic Bruce, 84; Briton Tried to Escape Nazis 17 Times. 6 January 2000

 

Go Here: William Crawford, 81; WWII Medal of Honor Recipient. 2 January 2000

 

Go Here: Dean Davenport, 81; Aviator in Doolittle Raid. 2 January 2000

 

Go Here: Elmo R. Zumwalt 79; Modernized the Navy. 2 January 2000

 

Go Here: Rudolph W. Patzert, 88; Transported Jews to Palestine. 28 December 1999  

 

Go Here: Clayton Moore 85; The Lone Ranger Rides Again. 28 December 1999

 

Go Here: Joseph Heller 76; Author of "Catch-22". 12 December 1999

 

Go Here: Jackson B. Mahon 78; Heroic WWII Flyer. 4 December 1999

 

Go Here: Austin C. Shofner 83; Bataan Death March Escapee. 13 November 1999

 

Go Here: Daisy Bates 84; Civil Rights Leader. 4 November 1999

 

Go Here: James E. Williams 68; Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipient. 13 October 1999

 

Go Here: James M. Logan 78; WWII Medal of Honor Recipient. 2 October 1999

 

Go Here: William Tait Campbell 86; WWII British Air Assault Officer. 1 October 1999

 

Go Here: Bruce K. Holloway 87; Head of Strategic Air Command. 30 September 1999

 

Go Here: Oseola McCarty 91; Washerwoman with a heart of gold. 26 September 1999  

 

Go Here: John R. Crews 76; WWII Medal of Honor Recipient. 25 September 1999

 

Go Here: Raymond R. Wright 54; Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipient. 23 September 1999

 

Go Here: Thomas E. Atkins 78; WWII Medal of Honor Recipient. 15 September 1999

 

Go Here: Tex Banwell 80; British WWII Daredevil. 25 August 1999

 

Go Here: Harold S. Fawcett 82; WWII Navy Photographer. 5 June 1999

 

Go Here: Lloyd Burke 74; Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient. 1 June 1999

 

Go Here: William R. Lawley 78; WWII Medal of Honor Recipient. 30 May 1999

 

Go Here: John Haward 90; Helped Develop Atomic Bomb. 23 May 1999

 

Go Here: James Blades 97; V-for-Victory. 19 May 1999

 

Go Here: Ian Fraser 98; Wartime Pioneer of Penicillin. 11 May 1999

 

Go Here: John Howard 86; British D-Day Hero. 5 May 1999

 

Go Here: Rupert Lonsdale 93; WWII British Submarine Captain. 25 April 1999

 

Go Here: Stanley T. Adams 76; Medal of Honor Winner, Korean War. 19 April 1999

 

Go Here: William Floyd Bringle 85; Naval Air Commander. 19 March 1999

 

Go Here: Jean Pierre-Bloch 93; Resistance Fighter for France. 17 March 1999

 

Go Here: Arthur Raymond 99; DC-3 Maker. 15 March 1999

 

Go Here: Joltin' Joe DiMaggio 84; The Yankee Clipper and an American Legend. 8 March 1999

 

Go Here: Rafael Benitez 81; Submarine Commander. 6 March 1999

 

Go Here: William L. McGonagle 73; Vietnam Era Medal of Honor Recipient. 3 March 1999

 

Go Here: Glenn Seaborg 86; Leader of Team That Found Plutonium. 25 February 1999

 

Go Here: Harriet M. Waddy 94; WWII WAC Officer. 21 February 1999

 

Go Here: Andre Devigny 82; Escaped Gestapo Prison. 15 February 1999

 

Go Here: Robert Scott 85; World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. 5 February 1999

 

Go Here: William A. Lee 98; Marines' Acclaimed Ironman. 27 December 1998

 

Go Here: Robert Johnson 78; World War II Fighter Pilot. 27 December 1998

 

Go Here: Charles Mize 77; Marine Veteran in 3 Wars. 10 December 1998

 

Go Here: Roy P. Benavidez 63; Green Beret won the Medal of Honor. 29 November 1998

 

Go Here: James L. Day 73; Okinawa battle hero, Medal of Honor recipient. 28 October 1998

 

Go Here: Joseph McCarthy 79; Pilot in German Dam-Buster Raid. 6 September 1998

 

Go Here: Telford Taylor 90; Prosecuted Top Nazis at Nuremburg War Trials. 22 May 1998

 

Go Here: Harold Wilson, 76; For "heroic actions in the face of almost certain death." 1 April 1998

 

Go Here: Sidney Stewart, 78; Bataan Death March Survivor.18 March 1998

 

Go Here: Adrian Marks, 81; rescued 56 sailors from the torpedoed cruiser Indianapolis. 7 March 1998

 

Go Here: Leon William Johnson, 93; led World War II raid on Ploesti oilfields. 10 November 1997


 

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