Ord Wingate - British General, CO Chindits!Originally posted by GeorgiaDixie
General of the Army Omar Bradley. Chairman of the JCS during Korea and 12th Army Group CG during WWII.
Getting pretty thick in response so I'll go with:Originally posted by Tigersqn
General Charles W. Ryder, CO 34th US Inf Div. later commanded IX US Corps in the Pacific.
R is next.
Joichii Tomanaga - Japanese Flight Leader who lead the attacks at Midway. He took off with a plane he knew wouldn't have enough gas to return due to unrepaired battle damage.Originally posted by GeorgiaDixie
Well, with an L, I'll have to go with my icon, Lieutenant General James "Old Pete" Longstreet, Lee's Old Warhorse.
Was Horatio Nelson used? I went htrough the posts rather quickly.Originally posted by Airforce 1
Allen, Harvey, Brigadier-General
Commanding Officer 33rd Coast Artillery Brigade (1941)
Stephan Decatur - US Admiral.Originally posted by GeorgiaDixie
General Lauris Norstad: NATO commander in the late 50s and early 60s, including the Berlin Crisis.