Untold Story About Some Forgotten War Heroes

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It is said that a war is won by soldier not by weapons and in fact this at some extent have proved to be true if we look at the great war victories. You will find out that behind every war victory stands some blood and efforts of a soldier. But all these heroes either disappear or fade away with time. Here are some of those forgotten heroes who are considered to be major contributors for winning a war.

Dmitry Donskoy

Priest Dmitry Ivanovich Donskoy who is also known as Dmitry of the Don reigned as the prince of Moscow from 1359 to his death in 1389. He was the 1st Moscow’s price to challenge openly the authorities of the Mongols in Russia. His nickname which was Donskoy had alluded to his victory against the Tatars in the Battle of Kulikovo which had taken place the Don river. People also revered him as the Saint in the Russian Orthodox Church.

Billy Bishop

William Avery Bishop is considered to be Canada’s greatest air ace who had provided his services during WWI had shot down a record making planes i.e 72 which is the figure 2nd to of the Red Baron. He was born in Owen Sound, Ontario on 8th of February he was the 2nd kid of the 3 born to William A. and Margaret Bishop. He was instrumental in setting up and promoting the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan.

Daniel Inouye

In 1942 Inouye enlisted himself in the US military and soon after he served in Europe WWII had ravaged the continent. He had also served as Hawaii’s congressman for the period of 1959-63 and later as it’s Democratic senator. He was awarded a Medal of Honor and a membership of the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 till he died in 2012. He is the highest-ranking Asian American politician in the history of USA.

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Celebrities Who Were Also War Veterans

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It is said that around 70 million troops served in the war as a part of the Allied Forces during WW II. This massive deployment included actors, authors, musicians and athletes who served in the war for their country in a time of need.

The war affected at such an extent to just not people on the ground, but also people working in the factories to create products to aid the troops. A lot of them left their families behind, risking their lives to join the battle grounds.

A lot of war veterans are alive to tell their heroic war stories which includes some of the famous names of today. I have a compiled a list of some famous celebrities who have played a vital role during the war.

J.D. Salinger

J.D Salinger is one of the most famous author who used his multi-lingual skills to interrogate war prisoners which was a part of counter-intelligence division.

Alec Guinness

The famous actor Alec Guinness who is famously for his role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars trilogy has also served during the war.

James Doohan

James Doohan was famous for his role in Montgoemry Scott in Star Trek was shot six times after the D-Day invasion. The shot to his chest was stopped by a cigarette case. One of the wounds resulted in the amputation of his right middle finger, which he later concealed as an actor.

Beatrice Arthur

This famous actress was enlisted as a truck driver for the Marines, a personality appraisal sheet described her as argumentative, and Over Aggressive.

Gene Autry

This singing cowboy was first introduced into the Army Air Force during a live radio broadcast at the Pentagon’s request.

Arthur C. Clarke

This science-fiction in 1945 had suggested a satellite communication system. This had earned him Franklin Institute’s Stuart Ballantine Medal.

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