Stanisław Franciszek Sosabowski CBE, 8 May 1892 – 25 September 1967) was a Polish general in World War II. He fought in the Battle of Arnhem (Netherlands) in 1944 as commander of the Polish 1st Independent Parachute Brigade.
James Maurice "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin was a prominent Lieutenant General in the United States Army during World War II. In his mid-30s at the time, Gavin was the youngest U.S. Major General commanding a division during World War II. His men respected him a great deal, affectionately referring to him as "Slim Jim" due to his athletic figure. Gavin fought against segregation in the U.S. Army, which gained him some notoriety.