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Grave of a Famous PersonGen Melvin Zais - Arlington VA

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US Army General. On 1 August 1973, he was promoted to general and became the commanding general, Allied Land Forces, Southeast Europe, Turkey, retiring in that position shortly afterward, with 36 years of continued military service

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWillard Gordon Wyman - Arlington VA

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US Army General. In June 1955 he became the Commander-in-Chief, US Continental Command at Fort Monroe, Virginia. He retired from the US Army on 31 July 1958 with a promotion to the rank of general, with 39 years of continued active duty military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Westinghouse - Arlington VA

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Businessman, Inventor. He is best known as the inventor of the Westinghouse railway air brake and founder of the Westinghouse Electric Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJerauld Wright - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. . He served as the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Atlantic Command (CINCLANT) and the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT), and became the second Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), from April 1, 1954, to March 1, 1960, serving longer in these three positions than anyone else in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClarence Stewart Williams - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. From November 1922 until September 1925 he was President of the Naval War College. In 1925 he served as the Commander-in-Chief of the US Asiatic Fleet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEarle Gilmore Wheeler - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. He was named the Chief of Staff of the Army in June, 1962. With limited command and combat experience, he became the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1964; a post he held through most of the Vietnam Conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAlbert Coady Wedemeyer - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. In 1943, he was assigned Major General Chief of Staff for Lord Mountbatten, the British Admiral. He was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Ronald Reagan in 1985.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHoyt Sanford Vandenberg - Arlington VA

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United States Air Force General. On April 30, 1948, General Vandenberg became chief of staff of the Air Force. Vandenberg Air Force Base, near Lompoc, California, has been named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Alward Van Fleet, Sr - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. With the advent of World War II, he was a Colonel in command of the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, leading up to his Division’s landing on Utah Beach France on D-Day June 6, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRussell Randolph Waesche - Arlington VA

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United States Coast Guard Admiral. In 1936, Waesche was appointed the 5th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, a post he would hold until his retirement in Jan. 1946. Admiral Waesche was the longest serving Commandant in Coast Guard history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonNathan Farragut Twining - Arlington VA

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United States Air Force General. He became the third Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on August 15, 1957; the first Air Force officer to serve in that capacity, where he was an advocate of air power and military preparedness.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAllen Hal Turnage - Arlington VA

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US Marine Corps General. His military career spanned World Wars I and II. in September 1943 he became the Commanding General in the Guadalcanal Campaign, codenamed Operation Watchtower. He then led the Division in the landing at Empress Augusta Bay at Bougainville, New Guinea in November 1943, and in the recapture of Guam in July and August 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLucian King Truscott, Jr - Arlington VA

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World War II United States Army General.He succeeded General George Patton as 3rd Army commander and military governor of Bavaria in September 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMaxwell Reid Thurman - Arlington VA

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US Army General. He rose in rank to become the Vice Chief of Staff of the US Army, Commanding General of US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), and Commander-in-Chief, US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Henry Towers - Arlington VA

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He was a highly decorated United States Navy four star Admiral and pioneer naval aviator. He made important contributions to the technical and organizational development of naval aviation from its beginnings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Lathrop Throckmorton - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. Served in World War II, Korea, And Vietnam. Served as Superintendent of the US Military Academy from 1956 to 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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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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