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 ..
Robert Morin Shoemaker was born on February 18, 1924, in Almont, Michigan and died on June 21, 2017. He was a U.S. Army general and former commander of the United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). Shoemaker was also an inductee into the Aviation Hall of Fame. He died at a hospital in Harker Heights, Texas. ..
Captain Arthur J. Jackson was born on October 18, 1924 and died on June 14, 2017. He was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Peleliu during World War II. He single-highhandedly destroyed 12 enemy pillboxes and killed 50 enemy soldiers. On September 30, 1961, during the time ..
Lieutenant General Samuel Vaughan Wilson was born on September 23, 1923 and died on June 10, 2017. He was also known as “General Sam”. He completed his active military career in the fall of 1977, having divided his service almost equally between special operations and intelligence assignments. He was also appointed the President of Hampden-Sydney ..
Edward Victor was born in 1939, in the Bronx, New York City and died on June 7, 2017. He was an American literary agent. He was the son of Russian-Jewish immigrant parents, who ran a photographic equipment store. Following his graduating from Dartmouth College, Victor attended the University of Cambridge on a Marshall scholarship in ..