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1940 Heisman Trophy winner Tom Harmon enlisted as a pilot in the Army Air Corps on November 8, 1941. Early in 1943, Harmon parachuted into the South American jungle when his plane flew into a tropical storm. None of the other crewmen survived. He was the object of a massive regional search operation once his plane was reported missing. 4 days later, he stumbled into a clearing in Dutch Guiana.     He transferred to single seat fighters. In October 1943, while on an escort…

1940 Heisman Trophy winner Tom Harmon enlisted as a pilot in the Army Air Corps on November 8, 1941. Early in 1943, Harmon parachuted into the South American jungle when his plane flew into a tropical storm. None of the other crewmen survived. He was the object of a massive regional search operation once his plane was reported missing. 4 days later, he stumbled into a clearing in Dutch Guiana. He transferred to single seat fighters. In October 1943, while on an escort…

As of 2008, ESPN ranked Oklahoma as the most prestigious program since 1936.  The program began in 1895 and is the most successful program of the modern era (post World War II) with 567 wins and a winning percentage of .763 since 1945.[1][2] The program has seven national championships, 43 conference championships, 152 All-Americans (74 consensus),[3] and five Heisman Trophy winners. In addition, the school has had five coaches and 17 players inducted into the College Football Hall of…

As of 2008, ESPN ranked Oklahoma as the most prestigious program since 1936. The program began in 1895 and is the most successful program of the modern era (post World War II) with 567 wins and a winning percentage of .763 since 1945.[1][2] The program has seven national championships, 43 conference championships, 152 All-Americans (74 consensus),[3] and five Heisman Trophy winners. In addition, the school has had five coaches and 17 players inducted into the College Football Hall of…

leslie howard | actor - "Ashley" in Gone With The Wind. He & others died June 1, 1943, on a flight from Lisbon to London, their aircraft was shot down by a German Junker over Bay of Biscay. Howard had been engaged in secret war work & the Germans believed Winston Churchill, who had been in Algiers, might also be on board. The Allies knew from Ultra that the plane was going to be shot down so Howard's life, as well as others on board, were sacrificed to preserve Allies' most important secret.

Leslie Howard

leslie howard | actor - "Ashley" in Gone With The Wind. He & others died June 1, 1943, on a flight from Lisbon to London, their aircraft was shot down by a German Junker over Bay of Biscay. Howard had been engaged in secret war work & the Germans believed Winston Churchill, who had been in Algiers, might also be on board. The Allies knew from Ultra that the plane was going to be shot down so Howard's life, as well as others on board, were sacrificed to preserve Allies' most important secret.

sailor soldier buddies friends embrace hug arm in arm around shoulder - mike disfarmer 1940s WW2 military men gay interest ?

sailor soldier buddies friends embrace hug arm in arm around shoulder - mike disfarmer 1940s WW2 military men gay interest ?

Isaac Murphy, first African American to win the Kentucky Derby three times. My, what fine cheekbones he had!

Isaac Murphy, first African American to win the Kentucky Derby three times. My, what fine cheekbones he had!

They were first cousins. Their mothers were sisters. They could almost pass as twins. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V of England.

They were first cousins. Their mothers were sisters. They could almost pass as twins. Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V of England.

Famous Indiana University Alumni - Lee Majors  Television Actor / 1940 -  Actor Lee Majors achieved stardom through a variety of popular TV series, including The Big Valley, The Fall Guy and The Six Million Dollar Man.

Famous Indiana University Alumni - Lee Majors Television Actor / 1940 - Actor Lee Majors achieved stardom through a variety of popular TV series, including The Big Valley, The Fall Guy and The Six Million Dollar Man.

Believe it or not, this is a young John Wayne -wow gorgeous

Believe it or not, this is a young John Wayne

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