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Grave of a Famous PersonLeon Battista Alberti - Florence, Italy

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The grave of humanist, author, artist, poet, architect, and priest Leon Battista Alberti is located in the Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGerald Carthrae Thomas - Arlington VA

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United States Marine Corps General. He was a highly decorated veteran of World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. He saw combat action at the Battles of Guadalcanal and Tulagi. In September 1942 he was appointed Chief of Staff of the division, and in July 1943, he became Chief of Staff of the 1st Marine Amphibious Corps, where he participated at the Battle of Bougainville

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMaxwell Davenport Taylor - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. Daring World War II field commander. He He was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Cuban Missile crisis.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Pelot Summerall - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. During World War I he commanded the 1st Division, and the V Corps in the Cantigny, Soissons, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne operations. Served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 1926 to 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFelix Budwell Stump- Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. Captain of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington during World War II, participating in the battles of the Gilbert Islands, Wake Island, the Marshalls and the Marianas. In 1952 he became commander of the Pacific Fleet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur Dewey Struble - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. His military career spanned World Wars I and II, and the Korean War. In June 1955 he became Commander Eastern Sea Frontier and Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet, and retired in July 1956 with 41 years of continuous military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHarold Raynsford Stark - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. He was Chief of Naval Operations from August 1, 1939 until March 26, 1942. After serving as Chief of Naval Operations he become Commander, United States Forces in Europe and Commander, Twelfth Fleet until his retirement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonBrehon Burke Somervell - Arlington VA

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US Army General. Nicknamed "Bill" he rose in rank to become the Commanding General of the US Army Service Forces, and was responsible for the US Army's logistics during World War II. He is probably best remembered as the planner for the construction of the Pentagon building that began in September 1941 and was completed in January 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonForrest Percival Sherman - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. He was Chief of Naval Operations from November 2,1949 until his death on July 22,1951. In WWII he was the Captain of the aircraft carrier Wasp. The Wasp saw action in Guadalcanal Campaign and was sunk in September 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Etholen Selfridge - Arlington VA

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Early Army Air Force flyer. Inscription on his grave marker: Killed in the service of the United States in an aerodrome accident September 17, 1908, age 26.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHugh Rodman - Arlington VA

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Admiral Hugh Rodman was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Spanish–American War and World War I, later serving as the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet from 1919 to 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Thomas Sampson - Arlington VA

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He was Superintendent of the Naval Academy and devised superimposed turrets for US Navy war ships. During the Spanish-American War, he was Captain in command of the fleet that captured Spanish merchant vessels and blockade runners.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Dale Russ - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. A decorated combat pilot of the Vietnam War, he rose in rank to become the Commander-in-Chief of Tactical Air Command (now Air Combat Command) and was considered the father of the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft, a bomb-carrying version of the F-15 Eagle air-to-air fighter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClark Louis Ruffner - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become The US Military Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Military Committee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Starke Rosecrans - Arlington VA

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Civil War Union Army Major General, US Congressman, Inventor. His innovations were odorless oil, a round lamp wick, a short practical lamp chimney, and a new economical method of manufacturing soap.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFelix Michael Rogers - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. A fighter ace in the European Theater during World War II, he was a highly decorated military officer who went on to become the Commander-in-Chief of Air Force Logistics Command (now Air Force Material Command) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRoscoe Robinson, Jr - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A highly decorated Vietnam War veteran, he rose in rank to become the Commanding General of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and was the first African American to command that Division and become a 4-star general in the US Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMatthew Bunker Ridgway - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. The Army Chief of Staff after leading U.S. forces in Normandy and United Nations troops in Korea.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Otto Richardson - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral; Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet, 1940-1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWalter Reed - Arlington VA

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Medical Pioneer. He is best remembered for finding the source of Yellow Fever. Following his death, in 1909, the Army named its premier medical research center in Washington DC for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur William Radford - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. Chairman Joint Chief of Staff from August 15, 1953 to August 15, 1957. He was a combat commander in the Pacific during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Sarsfield Power - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. He was the commander of the US Air Force's Strategic Command at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska from 1957 to 1964.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn William Pauly - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. He was the commander of the Allied Air Forces Central Europe and Commander-in-Chief of the United States Air Forces in Europe, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany from August 1978 until July 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Porter Patterson - Arlington VA

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Secretary of War 1945-47, Under Secretary of War 1940-1945 where he was instrumental in the mobilization of the armed forces preparatory to and during World War II. Major in World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Dale Price - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy-In July 1945 in Okinawa, he planned and directed the flights of his command over extensive enemy-controlled sea lands and vital enemy-held areas dangerously close to the Japanese Homeland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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