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Websites concerning biographical accounts of individuals involved in World War II.
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Allen, Maj. Gen. Terry
Describes the history of Major General Allen of the 104th infantry division, one of the greatest combat commanders of the United States Army.
Boyington, Maj. Gregory R. "Pappy"
Site devoted to the US WWII ace and leader of the famed Black Sheep Squadron.
Story of Thomas D. Curry and the men he served with in Company F, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Division.
Chennault, Maj. Gen. Claire Lee
Provides a biography of Chennault, and a history of the Flying Tigers.
Emperor Hirohito (1901-1989)
A brief biography of the Japanese leader.
The Generals of World War II
A biographical dictionary of the generals of World War II from all participating nations.
Graves of World War II personalities
Provides names, occupations and gravesite locations of important military leaders of the Second World War.
Great German Generals
Provides in-depth history and biographies of Sepp Dietrich, Adolf Galland, and Ferdinand Schorner.
Henryk Slawik: The Man Who Saved Thousands
The story of how the title figure saved 30,000 Polish refugees. Includes background on the war and the Holocaust, as well as a bibliography.
Hiroshima: Who's Who
Short biographies of those who were involved in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Sec.of State James F. Byrnes, Sec. of War Henry L. Stimson and General Leslie R. Groves.
Focuses on the dictator's main lieutenants, such as Himmler, Heydrich, and Mengele. Includes SS documents and photos, some of them quite graphic.
Leaders of World War Two
Provides biographies and archives of the most important Allied and Axis leaders during the Second World War.
Lee, V. Adm. Willis A.
Offers a brief history of Vice Admiral Lee, commander of the battleship forces in the Pacific theater during the Second World War.
Lest We Forget
A tribute to the author's father and other veterans. Photos of, and by, this gentleman, who served with the Dutch army in Holland and Indonesia.
Offers a brief history of the Finnish field marshal and president of Finland (1944-46).
Medal of Honor Heroes
Profiles of US pilots participated in WWI, WWII and Korean War awarded with Medal of Honor.
Museum of Tolerance - Visas for Life
Relates the story of Chiune Sugihara, the "Japanese Schindler," the Japanese Consul to Lithuania who saved more than 10,000 Jews. Photograph gallery and narrative.
O'Hare, Lt. Cdr. Edward "Butch"
The US Navy's first ace, who won the Medal of Honor in 1942 for saving the carrier Lexington by downing 5 Japanese bombers.
Biography of person responsible for saving hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust.
Princess Noor Appreciation Society International
Dedicated to the memory of the daughter of Sufi leader Inayat Khan. Includes biographical material, recording the role she played in World War II.
Sgt. William Heller's World War II Memoirs
Photos and descriptions of S/Sgt. William Heller of the 3rd Infantry Division, 3rd Signal Company, from North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Southern France, and Germany in World War II.
Honouring the memory of this German commander of submarine U-156, who undertook one of the most remarkable sea rescue missions of World War II
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