The Biography of Audie Murphy - Army Education Benefits Blog
The most decorated soldier of World War II, Audie Leon Murphy was a legend in his own time. A war hero, movie actor, writer of country and western songs, and poet. His biography reads more like fiction than fact. He lived only 46 years, but he made a lasting imprint on American history.
Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army
"PRIVATE Michelle Norris became the first female soldier to receive the Military Cross in March 2007. A medical orderly in Iraq she saved the life of her wounded commander while under enemy fire...The teenager, who had dreamed of joining the Army after watching old war movies with her father as a child, spoke of her pride at receiving the coveted medal, and said she hoped the award would help convince doubters that women can cope well with the dangers of frontline combat."
Richard Todd (11 June 1919 – 3 December 2009) Irish-born British stage and film actor and soldier. He joined British Army, receiving a commission in 1941, serving in King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry before joining Parachute Regiment & being assigned to 7th Parachute Battalion, British 6th Airborne Division. On 6 June 1944, as a captain, he participated in British Airborne Operation Tonga during D-Day landings.