Van Els Terlouw in de USA ontving ik een lange lijst van Amerikaanse filmsterren, die in de IIe Wereldoorlog gevochten hebben….!
Een deel van de lijst heb ik weggelaten, omdat hun naam mij persoonlijk niets zei…, maar het zijn er toch nog heel veel geworden…!

De Lijst van Els was zonder foto’s, maar ik heb op internet de bekende hoofden kunnen vinden en menigeen zal deze stoere helden van de tweede wereldoorlog en van de vele mooie en spannende films oa uit de jaren ’50 en ’60 herkennen, denk ik…:
Robert_Ryan_in_Marine_RaidersRobert Ryan, Us Marines.(1909-1973)

robert_stackRobert Stack, US Navy. Gunnery Officer (1919-2003)

robert-montgomery-08Robert Montgomery, US Navy. (1904-1981)

Image: FILE: Actor Ernest Borgnine Dies At Age 95Ernest Borgnine, US Navy. Gunners Mate 1c, destroyer USS Lamberton.(1917-2012)

xTony Curtis, US Navy. Sub tender USS Proteus. In Tokyo Bay for the surrender of Japan.(1925-2010)

330px-Brian_Keith_-_stillBrian Keith, US Marines. Radioman/Gunner in Dauntless dive-bombers. (1921-1997)

330px-Cat_on_a_Hot_Tin_Roof6Paul Newman, US Navy Rear seat gunner/radioman, torpedo bombers of USS Bunker Hill.(1925-2008)

330px-Don_Adams_1969Don Adams.US Marines.Wounded on Quadalcanal, then served as a Drill Instructor (1923-2005)

330px-Jack_Palance_-_1954Jack Palance. USArmy Air Corps.Severely injured bailing out of a burning B-24 Bomber. (1919-2006)

330px-Jason_Robards-1968-1Jason Robards. US Navy, Was Aboard heavy cruiser USS Northampton when it was sunk of Quadalcanal. Also served on the USS Nashville during the invasion of the Philippines, surviving a Kamikaze hit that caused 223 casualties. (1922-2000)

330px-Lee_marvin_1971Lee Marvin US Marine.Sniper. Wounded in action on Saipa. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Sec.7A next to Greg Boyington and Joe Louis. (1924-1987)

330px-Tyrone_Power_-_stillTyrone Power, US Marine. Transport pilot in the Pacific Theater. (1914-1958)

330px-Victor_Mature_-_publicityVictor Mature, US Coast Guard, (1913-1999)

360px-Holden-portraitWilliam Holden, US Army Air Corps. (1918-1981)

399px-Audie_Murphy-DW_ORIGINAL_PUBLICITY_PROMO_PHOTOAudie Murphy, America’s most decorated soldier, who became a Hollywood star as a result of his US Army service that included his being awarded the Medal of Honor. (1925-1971)

399px-Charlton_Heston_Civil_Rights_March_1963Charlton Heston, US Army Air Corps. Radio operator and Aerial gunner on a B-25, Aleutians. (1923-2008)

399px-Jack_WardenJack Warden, US Navy,1938-1942, then US Army, 1942-1945. 101st Airborne Division (1920-2006)

399px-JamesArnessJames Arness, US Army. Purple Heart for a severe wound received at Huertgen Forest. (1923-2011)

399px-Karl_Malden_3.Karl Malden, US Army Air Corps. 8th Air Force, NCO (1912-2009)

399px-Mel_BrooksMel Brooks, US Army. Combat Engineer. Saw action in the Battle of the Bulge. (1926-still alive)

399px-Mickey_Spillane_Columbo_1974Mickey Spillane, writer,US Army Air Corps, Fighter Pilot and later Instructor Pilot. ( 1918-2006)

399px-Official_Portrait_of_President_Reagan_1981 (1)Ronald Reagan. US Army. Was a 2ndLt.in the Cavalry Reserves before the war. His poor eyesight kept him from being sent overseas with his unit when war came so he transferred to the ArmyAir Corps Public Relations Unit where he served for the duration. (1911-2004)
1981 President Reagan.

399px-Robert_Taylor_in_Waterloo_Bridge_trailerRobert Taylor, US Navy.Instructor Pilot. (1911-1969)

399px-Rock_Hudson_in_Giant_trailerRock Hudson, US Navy.Aircraft mechanic, The Philippines. (1925-1985)

399px-Rod_SteigerRod Steiger, US Navy. Was aboard one of the ships that launched the Doolittle Raid.(1925-2002)

399px-William_Conrad_1952William Conrad, US Army Air Corps. Fighter Pilot (1920-1994)

Cesar_Romero_3_Allan_WarrenCesar Romero, US Coast Guard. Coast Gard. Participated in the invasions of Tinian and Saipan on the assault transport Uss Cavalier. (1907-1994)

Charles_Bronson_CannesCharles Bronson, US Army Air Corps. B-29 gunner, wounded in action. (1921-2003)

DennisWeaverAug97Dennis Weaver, US Navy.Pilot. (1924-2006)

george_kennedyGeorge Kennedy, US Army, Enlisted after Pearl Harbor, stayed in sixteen years. (1925-still alive)

Henry_Fonda_in_The_Lady_Eve_trailerHenry Fonda, Us Navy. Destroyer USS Satterlee. (1905-1982)

hulton_archive_3240273-x600Gene Autry, US Army air Corps. Crewman on transports that ferried supplies over `The Hump`in the China/Burma/India Theater. (1907-1998)

images (1)Mickey Rooney, US Army under Patton. Bronze Star.(1920-2014)

imagesRobert Mitchem, US Army. (1917-1997)

John WayneJoh Wayne. Declared “4F medically unfit”due to preexisting injuries, he noneyheless attempted to volunteer three times (Army, Navy and Film Corps.) so he gets honorable mention. (1907-1979)

Kirk_and_Michael_Douglas_-1969Kirk Douglas, US Navy. Sub-chaser in the Pacific. Wounded in action and medically discharged.(1916/still alive?)

LeeVanCleefDeathridesahorseLee van Cleef, US Navy.Served aboard a sub Chaser then a mine sweeper. (1925-1989)

Raymond_Burr_in_Please_Murder_Me_2Raymond Burr,US Navy. Shot in the stomach on Okinawa and medically discharged.(1917-1993)

399px-Tom_Bosley_1965Tom Bosley, US Navy. (1927-2010)

Clark_Gable_as_Rhett_Butler_portraitClark Gable, US Army Air Corps. B-17 gunner over Europe. (1901-1960)

downloadTelly Savalas, US Army (1922-1994)

eddie albertEddie Albert, US Coast Guard. Bronze Star with Combat V for saving several Marines under heavy fire as pilot of landing craft during the invasion of Tarawa (1906-2005)

399px-Bob_Hope,_1978Bob Hope. He visited the fronts everywhere and entertained the American Troops. (1903-2003)

Elvis seems to have been left off this list…! He was in the militairy service (Texas and Germany) a 1958-1960 ( just like me…!) and lived from 1935 till 197

Ik heb er nog 1 vergeten…hier komt hij:

330px-Brig._Gen._James_M._Stewart
Brigade Generaal James (Jimmy) Stewart hier op de foto in 1960.
Hij leefde van 1908 tot 1997 en was toen 89 jaar.
In 1941 ging hij het leger in en werd Piloot van een Bommenwerper en voerde veel missies uit boven Duitsland.
Mijn neef Ab Carels was en is een groot fan hem en ik ook…. en wie niet?
1 van zijn mooiste films vind ik persoonlijk “The Glenn Miller Story”..!

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