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Alexander the Great

This Greek king took a Risk by invading lands as far east as India, but he never lost a battle. Go »

Alvin York

When I bite into a peppermint patty, I get the sensation that I'm storming a German machine-gun nest in World War I, earning a Medal of Honor. Go »

Attila the Hun

He may or may not have been horny, but he certainly was Hungary for the ROMANtic part of Europe, I till ya. Go »

Audie Murphy

This heroic machine-gunner went to Hell and back, and later went to Hollywood and back. Go »

Bowe Bergdahl

Let's hope that America's last P.O.W., newly home from five years in captivity, remains her last P.O.W. Go »

Brian Chontosh

This devil dog has a cross to bear, and he should be proud of it. Go »

Bryan Anderson

Hollywood didn't turn its back on him when he came knocking with the only limb he had left. Go »

Ché Guevara

This Latin American guerilla became the spirit of the revolution. Go »

Chester Nimitz

Midway through his career, this subordinate impressed the brass enough to rise into their ranks. Go »

Chris Kyle

If you think you have the answer in your sights for this legendary marksman, pull the trigger. Go »

Curtis LeMay

Let's just say George Wallace's would-be VP wouldn't have gotten the Japanese vote after Hiroshima. Go »

David Farragut

This goo and Tom Petty both made their breakthrough with the same phrase. Go »

David Petraeus

Our nation's central commander would never betray us. Go »

David Petraeus

The high-flying career of a CIA director has been brought down to Earth by Gmail. Go »

Dmitry Nikolayevich Medvedev

His resistance against German occupiers made him a Soviet hero, but it did not make him the Russian president. Go »

Doris Miller

This chef helped make racial discrimination in the military one more casualty of Pearl Harbor. Go »

Duško Popov

Ian Fleming liked this three-way spy a lot. Go »

Ernest King

He put off retirement to command America's naval fleet. Who's the king? Go »

Ethan Allen

hard patriot, soft furniture Go »

Forest Yeo-Thomas

His testimony at the Nuremburg Trials helped the world see the forest for the trees when it came to understanding the Holocaust. Go »

Frank Buckles

Sometimes it's good to be in last place, but not if you have to do it twice. Go »

Gaius Marius

His military reforms made Rome's legions powerful, and led to his election as consul seven times. Go »

Genghis Khan

Captain Kirk is really mad about this answer Go »

Genghis Khan

He founded the Mongol Empire, conquered most of central Asia, and executed some guy by pouring molten silver and gold on his face. Go »

George Armstrong Custer

This Union general witnessed Lee surrender to Grant, but his ignomious last stand in Montana on the banks of the Little Bighorn River became his legacy. Go »

George S. Patton

It took guts to go to war against 0506, 0332 and 0483. Blood too. Go »

Geronimo

The name of this Apache wartime chieftain is familiar to any paratrooper who's jumped out of a plane. Go »

Grace Hopper

Somebody had to help the Navy work out the bugs in COBOL, and this officer was up to the task. Go »

Harold Schultz

Giving credit to this Marine after a case of mistaken identity raises important questions about military propaganda and historical accuracy. Go »

Héctor Andrés Negroni

No history of Puerto Rico's contributions the U.S. Armed Forces would be complete without this colonel. Go »

Heinrich Himmler

This leader waffled on his loyalties at the end of WWII, but ultimately decided on cyanide. Go »

Heinz Guderian

Put your arms together for this German General. Go »

Hyman Rickover

In his wake, this admiral left behind a legacy that transformed the navy at the subatomic level. Go »

J.R. Salzman

This athlete paid a high price for answering the charge, "Let's roll." Go »

James Blake Miller

He became a poster boy for war-weariness in Iraq, but he won't ever be on a poster for an anti-smoking campaign. Go »

James Mattis

Trump might have no better friend, and ISIS no worse enemy, than this enraged canine. Go »

James Stockdale

Phil Hartman's easiest caricature. Go »

Jessica Lynch

The first celebrity of the war in Iraq has been mobbed by the media. Go »

Joan of Arc

Dieu parlait à elle en français. Go »

Kim Phúc

The photo of this crying girl became burned into our memory as we considered ending the conflict that destroyed her home. Go »

Léo Major

It was never clear whether he was a sergeant, a major, or a sergeant major, but all the same, he twice conducted himself with distinction. Go »

Matt Urban

From his home city of Buffalo, he heard the Call of Duty and eventually became the most decorated soldier in World War II. Go »

Michael Blassie

Think you can lay this goo to rest in a week? It took the Army 26 years to identify him. Go »

Michael Mullen

His experience commanding every Battleship on the sea made him a strong military advisor to Bush and Obama. Go »

Otto Skorzeny

This scar-faced German gained fame for liberating another nation's leader from captivity. Go »

Pancho Villa

This hero of the Mexican revolution died an enemy of the States. Go »

Pat Tillman

Football players aren't supposed to tackle their own teammates, and if they do, the NFL isn't supposed to deny that it happened. Go »

Paul Tibbets

Lots of nervous parents drop off their little boys at school or the park. No one expects a death toll in the tens of thousands like his. Go »

Pierre L'Enfant

This military engineer designed a plan that made the most powerful city in the world look like a wheel's spokes laid over a checkerboard, replacing what was once swampland. Go »

Robert E. Lee

This Southern gentleman's war on Grants was plenty civil. Go »

Roméo Dallaire

Thirteen years ago, this soldier embodied the U.N.'s love of peace even in the dark face of hatred. Go »

Scott O'Grady

This Falcon had a hard landing in Bosnia. Go »

Sidney Reilly

He wasn't very intrepid, and he didn't ride tricycles, but he was British SIS's secret ace-in-the-hole during the Great War. Go »

Simón Bolívar

guerrero, libertador, salvador Go »

Stanislav Petrov

Maybe the only reason we lived through the Cold War was that someone didn't panic about a false alarm. War, what is it good for? Go »

Stonewall Jackson

After this goo lost his left arm, Lee lost his right. Go »

T.E. Lawrence

This goo was a poet, a scholar and a mighty warrior... and also the most shameless exhibitionist since Barnum & Bailey. Go »

Takeda Shingen

He can be described as swift, silent, fierce, and immovable. Go »

Thomas Claw

decipher this Go »

Tommy Franks

If only Iraq had a general named Beans. Go »

Ulysses S. Grant

Victory grants no absolution in war. Go »

Vasily Zaytsev

This Soviet sniper repelled the enemy at the gates during World War II, but it didn't make him the Russian president either. Go »

William Stephenson

I hope that British intelligence had better ways of concealing the face of this courageous super-spy than I do. Go »

William T. Sherman

This general didn't send his enemies to the fires of Hell; he brought those fires to their home cities. Go »

Winfield Scott

This general was known for his ability to take any meadow, savanna, or garden in battle. Go »

Yasuke

In 1977, Jim Kelly starred in the Blaxploitation film Black Samurai, but only one person in history was the real deal. Go »