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Military Leaders Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Military Leaders Memorial Site.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Richard "Dick" Winters, the Easy Company commander whose World War II exploits were made famous by the book and television miniseries "Band of Brothers," died last week in central Pennsylvania. He was 92. Winters died following a several-year battle with Parkinson's Disease, longtime family friend William Jackson said Monday. An intensely private and humble man, Winters had asked that news of his death be withheld until after his funeral, Jackson said. Winters...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in controversies over the second Gulf War against Iraq, died Thursday. He was 78. Schwarzkopf died in Tampa, Florida, where he had lived in retirement, according to a U.S. official, who was not authorized to release the information publicly and spoke on...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Paul Tibbets, who piloted the B-29 bomber Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died Thursday. He was 92 and insisted almost to his dying day that he had no regrets about the mission and slept just fine at night. Tibbets died at his Columbus home, said Gerry Newhouse, a longtime friend. He suffered from a variety of health problems and had been in decline for two months. Tibbets had requested no funeral and no headstone, fearing it would provide...
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Alexander Haig Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State...

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William Westmoreland Obituary (AP News)

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) - Retired Gen....

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Vang Pao Obituary (AP News)

FRESNO, California (AP) - Vang Pao, a fabled...

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Mayhew Foster Obituary (AP News)

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Mayhew "Bo" Foster, a World...

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Kincheon Combs Obituary (SunHerald)

Brigadier General Kincheon Varner "Ken" Combs,...

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John Shalikashvili Obituary (AP News)

SEATTLE (AP) — Retired Army Gen. John...

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Robert McNamara Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert S. McNamara, the...

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Charles Beach Obituary (KENTUCKY)

Retired Army major general was community leader...

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