Édouard Le Jeune was born on February 20, 1921, and died on April 9, 2017. He was a French World War II veteran and politician. Édouard Le Jeune was the mayor of Dinéault from 1953 to 1989, and a senator for Finistère from 1971 to 1998. Édouard Le Jeune was the founding president of the ..
Julio César Etchegoyen was born in 1926 and died on March 23, 2017. He was an Argentine military officer and politician. Julio Etchegoyen was the de facto military Governor of Chubut Province from 1976 to 1978 and Governor of La Pampa Province from 1978 until 1981 during the National Reorganization Process dictatorship. Julio Etchegoyen passed ..
Retired Rear Admiral Roberta L. Hazard was born on November 8, 1934, and died on March 25, 2017. He was the third female line officer to be promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and at the time, the highest-ranking woman in the U.S. military. Hardard was the first woman ..
Denis Bryan Harvey “Dick” Wildish was born on December 24, 1914, in Kent and died on April 2, 2017. He was a vice admiral in the Royal Navy. Wildish was the son of Rear Admiral Sir Henry William Wildish. He also served in the Royal Navy. He was Superintendent of HM Dockyard, Devonport, and Director ..
Thomas Howard Tackaberry was born on September 6, 1923, and died on April 3, 2017. He was a retired lieutenant general in the United States Army. Tackaberry was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Tackaberry was a recipient of three Distinguished Service Crosses and served as Commander of ..
Abul Kalam Azad was born on October 30, 1971, and died on March 31, 2017, He was a lieutenant colonel of Bangladesh Army. Azad served as Director of Intelligence of Rapid Action Battalion. Azad completed MA in English from National University. Abul was critically injured in a bomb attack while taking part in Operation Twilight. ..
Air Marshal Mohammed Abdul or Azim Daudpotawas born on September 14, 1933 and died on April 3, 2017. He was a three-star officer in the Pakistan Air Force. He went on 1st to serve as Chief of Air Staff of Air Force of Zimbabwe and then to briefly serve as Governor of Sindh. When he ..
Rear Admiral John Richard Hill was born on March 25, 1929 and died on March 25, 2017. He was a rear-admiral in the Royal Navy, a former chief executive of the Middle Temple, author, and editor of many books on naval affairs. After his retirement as a serving officer, Hill became under-treasurer, the chief executive, ..
Donald R. Burgett was born on April 5, 1925 and died on March 23, 2017. He was a writer and a former World War II paratrooper. Burgett was among the Airborne troopers who landed in Normandy early on the morning of D-Day. Burgett was a member of the 101st Airborne Division, (“The Screaming Eagles”), and ..
Andy Coogan was born on April 1, 1917, in Glasgow and died on March 2017. He was a Scottish author, World War II veteran and middle-distance runner. His promising athletic career was interrupted by the outbreak of World War II. When he was younger man, Coogan was a mile runner and his goal was to ..