Joachim Holmboe Rønneberg was born on August 30, 1919, in Ålesund, Møre og Romsdal and died on October 21, 2018. He was a Norwegian Army officer and broadcaster. Joachim Rønneberg was known for his resistance work during World War II, most notably commanding Operation Gunnerside, and his post-war war information work. He was the second ..
Field Marshal Abdel Rahman Suwar al-Dahab was born in 1934 and died on October 18, 2018, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was the President of Sudan. He served as the president from 6 April 1985, to 6 May 1986. Some suspected he was born in Al-Ubayyidin, others in Omdurman. Suwar al-Dahab graduated from the Sudanese ..
Petar Stipetić was born on October 24, 1937, in Ogulin and died on March 14, 2018. He was a Croatian general. He served as the Chief of General Staff of the Croatian Armed Forces from 2000 until 2002. He attended elementary school and high school. After that, he entered Army Military Academy in 1956 and ..
Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Ted Squire was born on 7 October 1945 and died on 19 February 2018. He was a senior Royal Air Force commander. Squire was a fast jet pilot in the 1970s, he was a squadron commander during the Falklands War and a senior air commander in the 1990s. He was ..
Lt. Com. Bahadur Nariman Kavina died on July 1, 2017. He was a prominent Indian naval officer. Bahadur Nariman Kavina born in British India & commanding officer of INS Nipat. Kavina was the chief architect of attacking Karachi port in Pakistan. On December 4, 1971, BN Kavina led the attack on Pakistani Navy headquarters. Bahadur ..
Olive Yang was born on June 24, 1927, in northern Shan States, British Burma and died on July 13, 2017. She also known as Yang Kyin Hsiu, nicknamed Miss Hairy Legs). She was the half-sister of Sao Edward Yang Kyein Tsai, the saopha (chief) of Kokang, a state in post-independent Burma from 1949 to 1959. ..
Vice Admiral Diego E. Hernandez was born Diego Hernandez Sanfeliz on March 25, 1934 and died on July 7, 2017. He was a United States Navy officer Hernández was the first Hispanic American to be named Vice Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). He died due to Parkinson’s disease. Diego E. Hernández passed away ..
Willi Reschke was born on February 3, 1922 and died on July 5, 2017. He was a Luftwaffe ace and recipient of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross during World War II. He was credited with 26 aerial victories in 70 missions. During 1999, Reschke recounted his wartime experiences in print, published in English ..
Nikolai Pavlovich Zhugan was born on February 23, 1917 and died on June 22, 2017. He was an Air Force Major General, a member of the Great Patriotic War, and Hero of the Soviet Union (1944). He lived in Krasnodar and was engaged in social activities, including the regional Veterans Council. Nikolai Zhugan was an ..
General Sir Brian Leslie Graham Kenny was born on June 18, 1934 and died on June 19, 2017. He was a senior British Army officer. Kenny served as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe from 1990 until his retirement in 1993. Kenny was Governor of the Royal Hospital Chelsea from 1993 to 1999. Kenny was King ..