Lt Col Robert Blair 'Paddy' Mayne (in the desert near Kabrit, Egypt, - Ireland International rugby player, amateur boxer, solicitor and a founding member of the Special Air Service (SAS). He became one of the British Army's most decorated soldiers.
Audie Leon Murphy was the most highly decorated soldier in WWII. Through LIFE magazine's July 1945 issue, he became one the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war
Gurkha Patrolman returns after contact with Japanese near laya station, Burma (1945)[810x1000]