Pilots

Otto Kittel

Otto Kittel

21 February 1917 - 14 February 1945

German World War II fighter pilot

David Moore Crook

David Moore Crook

24 November 1914 - 18 December 1944

Pilots

Horace S. Carswell, Jr.

Horace S. Carswell, Jr.

July 18, 1916 - October 26, 1944

Air Force Medal of Honor recipient

Mieczysław Garsztka

Mieczysław Garsztka

December 31, 1896 - June 10, 1919

Polish flying ace

Lincoln J. Beachey

Lincoln J. Beachey

March 3, 1887 - March 14, 1915

Pilots

Edgar James "Cobber" Kain

Edgar James "Cobber" Kain

27 June 1918 - 7 June 1940

New Zealand fighter pilot

Bill Crawford-Crompton

Bill Crawford-Crompton

2 March 1915 - 2 January 1988

Royal Air Force air marshals

Johnny Checketts

Johnny Checketts

20 February 1912 - 23 April 2006

Pilots

Nobuo Fujita

Nobuo Fujita

1911 - 1997

Pilots

Charles Nungesser

Charles Nungesser

15 March 1892 - on or after 8 May 1927

French flying ace and adventurer

John C. Morgan

John C. Morgan

August 24, 1914 - January 17, 1991

United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient

Harold John Ellison

Harold John Ellison

January 17, 1917 - June 4, 1942

United States Navy Navy Cross recipient

Erbo Graf von Kageneck

Erbo Graf von Kageneck

2 April 1918 - 12 January 1942

German flying ace

Eric Brown (pilot)

Eric Brown (pilot)

21 January 1919 -

Pilots

Werner Lucas

Werner Lucas

December 27, 1917 - October 24, 1943

German flying ace

Andrew Humphrey

Andrew Humphrey

10 January 1921 - 24 January 1977

Pilots

Stephen W. Groves

Stephen W. Groves

January 29, 1917 - June 4, 1942

United States Navy Navy Cross recipient

John A. Kent

John A. Kent

23 June 1914 - 7 October 1985

Pilots

Bohdan Arct

Bohdan Arct

27 May 1914 - 14 May 1973

Polish Air Force officer

Gerhard Barkhorn

Gerhard Barkhorn

20 March 1919 - 8 January 1983

German World War II fighter pilot

Dagoberto Godoy

Dagoberto Godoy

July 22, 1893 - September 8, 1960

Chilean pilot

Günther Rall

Günther Rall

March 10, 1918 - October 4, 2009

German World War II fighter pilot and general of the Bundeswehr

Claude Eatherly

Claude Eatherly

October 2, 1918 - July 1, 1978

Pilots

Colin McCool

Colin McCool

1916 - 1986

Australian cricketer

Matiur Rahman (military pilot)

Matiur Rahman (military pilot)

October 29, 1941 - August 20, 1971

Pakistan Air Force pilot

Werner Mölders

Werner Mölders

18 March 1913 - 22 November 1941

German World War II fighter pilot

James Francis Edwards

James Francis Edwards

June 5, 1921 -

Pilots

Franjo Kluz

Franjo Kluz

September 19, 1913 - September 14, 1944

Pilots

Leon Vance

Leon Vance

August 11, 1916 - July 26, 1944

United States Air Force Medal of Honor recipient

Marion Alice Orr

Marion Alice Orr

25 June 1918 - 4 April 1995

Pilots

Bram van der Stok

Bram van der Stok

13 October 1915 - 8 February 1993

Dutch military pilot

Ray Holmes

Ray Holmes

20 August 1914 - 27 June 2005

Pilots

Candi Kubeck

Candi Kubeck

May 10, 1961 - May 11, 1996

American airline pilot

Per Bergsland

Per Bergsland

17 January 1918 - 9 June 1992

Norwegian POW

Nicole Malachowski

Nicole Malachowski

September 26, 1974 -

Pilots

Derek Piggott

Derek Piggott

27 December 1922 -

Pilots

Nurken Abdirov

Nurken Abdirov

1919 - 1943

Pilot

Heinrich Ehrler

Heinrich Ehrler

14 September 1917 - 4 April 1945

German World War II fighter pilot

Thomas McGuire

Thomas McGuire

August 1, 1920 - January 7, 1945

United States Army officer

Ted W. Lawson

Ted W. Lawson

1917 - 1992

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal

Art Fleming

Art Fleming

May 1, 1924 - April 25, 1995

Pilots

Margaret Ringenberg

Margaret Ringenberg

1921 - 2008

Pilots

Albert Baumler

Albert Baumler

April 17, 1914 - August 2, 1973

American World War II flying ace

Yekaterina Budanova

Yekaterina Budanova

6 December 1916 - 19 July 1943

Soviet fighter pilot

Johannes Steinhoff

Johannes Steinhoff

September 15, 1913 - February 21, 1994

German World War II fighter pilot and general of the Bundeswehr

John C. Waldron

John C. Waldron

August 24, 1900 - June 4, 1942

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal

Walter Nowotny

Walter Nowotny

December 7, 1920 - November 8, 1944

German/Austrian flying ace

Og Mandino

Og Mandino

December 12, 1923 - September 3, 1996

Pilots

Victor Chapman

Victor Chapman

1892 - June 24, 1916

World War I pilot

Clyde Edward Pangborn

Clyde Edward Pangborn

October 28, 1895 - March 29, 1958

Pilots

Roland Beamont

Roland Beamont

10 August 1920 - 19 November 2001

British flying ace

David Oreck

David Oreck

1924 -

Spokesman

Amet-khan Sultan

Amet-khan Sultan

25 October 1920 - 1 February 1971

Soviet air force officer

Billy Fiske

Billy Fiske

4 June 1911 - 17 August 1940

American RAF World War II pilot

Gordon McGregor

Gordon McGregor

September 26, 1901 - March 3, 1971

Pilots

Hans-Joachim Marseille

Hans-Joachim Marseille

13 December 1919 - 30 September 1942

German World War II fighter pilot

Joseph C. McConnell

Joseph C. McConnell

30 January 1922 - 25 August 1954

American Korean War flying ace

Jack C. Taylor

Jack C. Taylor

1923 -

American businessman

Frederick Karl Gampper, Jr.

Frederick Karl Gampper, Jr.

28 August 1893 - 3 March 1961

dirigible pilot

Donald S. Lopez, Sr.

Donald S. Lopez, Sr.

July 15, 1923 - March 3, 2008

World War II flying ace; deputy director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Russell Maughan

Russell Maughan

March 28, 1893 - April 21, 1958

American aviator; Air Force pilot (WWI/WWII)

Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gromov

Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gromov

24 February 1899 - 22 January 1985

Pilots

Ken Adam

Ken Adam

1921 -

Production designer

Thomas Mottershead

Thomas Mottershead

1893 - 12 January 1917

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Iven Carl Kincheloe, Jr.

Iven Carl Kincheloe, Jr.

July 2, 1928 - July 26, 1958

Pilots

Leslie Thomas Manser

Leslie Thomas Manser

11 May 1922 - 31 May 1942

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Donald Edward Garland

Donald Edward Garland

28 June 1918 - 12 May 1940

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Bill Newton

Bill Newton

8 June 1919 - 29 March 1943

Royal Australian Air Force officer

Robert Anthony Maurice Palmer

Robert Anthony Maurice Palmer

7 July 1920 - 23 December 1944

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

David Ernest Hornell

David Ernest Hornell

January 26, 1910 - June 24, 1944

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

David Lord

David Lord

1913 - 1944

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Eugene Esmonde

Eugene Esmonde

1 March 1909 - 12 February 1942

World War II Victoria Cross winner (posthumous)

Ian Willoughby Bazalgette

Ian Willoughby Bazalgette

19 October 1918 - 4 August 1944

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Cyril Joe Barton

Cyril Joe Barton

5 June 1921 - 31 March 1944

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Kenneth Campbell

Kenneth Campbell

21 April 1917 - 6 April 1941

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse

William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse

26 September 1887 - 27 April 1915

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

James Allen Ward

James Allen Ward

14 June 1919 - 15 September 1941

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Hugh Gordon Malcolm

Hugh Gordon Malcolm

2 May 1917 - 4 December 1942

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Roderick Alastair Brook Learoyd

Roderick Alastair Brook Learoyd

5 February 1913 - 24 January 1996

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Arthur Stewart King Scarf

Arthur Stewart King Scarf

14 June 1913 - 9 December 1941

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Nancy Bird Walton

Nancy Bird Walton

16 October 1915 - 13 January 2009

Australian pilot

John Adrian Chamier

John Adrian Chamier

26 December 1883 - 3 May 1974

Pilots

Leonard Henry Trent

Leonard Henry Trent

14 April 1915 - 19 May 1986

New Zealand soldier and VC recipient

William Reid (VC)

William Reid (VC)

21 December 1921 - 28 November 2001

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

George Welch (pilot)

George Welch (pilot)

May 10, 1918 - October 12, 1954

American flying ace

John B. McKay

John B. McKay

8 December 1922 - 27 April 1975

USAF/NASA test pilot and astronaut

Sabiha Gökçen

Sabiha Gökçen

March 22, 1913 - March 22, 2001

First female combat pilot

Leonard Birchall

Leonard Birchall

6 July 1915 - 10 September 2004

Pilots

Ron Middleton

Ron Middleton

22 July 1916 - 29 November 1942

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Charles Bassett

Charles Bassett

December 30, 1931 - February 28, 1966

United States Air Force test pilot and astronaut

Milton Orville Thompson

Milton Orville Thompson

4 May 1926 - 6 August 1993

Test pilot

Bill Dana (pilot)

Bill Dana (pilot)

1930 -

NASA research pilot and astronaut

Neal Edward Smith

Neal Edward Smith

March 23, 1920 -

Recipient of the Purple Heart medal

Alvin M. Johnston

Alvin M. Johnston

August 14, 1914 - October 29, 1998

American test pilot

Bob Hoover

Bob Hoover

January 24, 1922 -

American World War II pilot

Hugh Thompson, Jr.

Hugh Thompson, Jr.

April 15, 1943 - January 6, 2006

United States helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War

István Horthy

István Horthy

September 12, 1904 - August 20, 1942

Pilots

Igor Volk

Igor Volk

April 12, 1937 -

Soviet cosmonaut and test pilot

James Brindley Nicolson

James Brindley Nicolson

29 April 1917 - 2 May 1945

Recipient of the Victoria Cross

Stanisław Skarżyński

Stanisław Skarżyński

May 1, 1899 - June 26, 1942

Polish army officer


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine