Henry Fonda Enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1942 was stationed on the destroyer U.S.S. Satterlee as a quartermaster third class. Fonda was later commissioned a Lt.(j.g.) and was put into Air Combat Intelligence in the Central Pacific. He was awarded a Bronze Star medal.
Tyrone Power (1914-1958) Lieut., U.S. Marine Corps, WW II. He was an established movie star when Pearl Harbor was bombed. Nevertheless he joined the Marines, became a pilot and flew supplies into, and wounded Marines out of, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He returned to the states in Nov 1945 and was released from active duty in Jan 1946. He was promoted to captain in the reserves on May 8, 1951.
Henry Fonda served in the Navy for three years, initially as a quartermaster 3rd class on the destroyer USS Satterlee. In 1943, Fonda received his commission as a Lieutenant, j.g. and was assigned to an air combat intelligence unit working in the Central Pacific, during which he was awarded a Presidential Unit Citation and the Bronze Star.
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Raymond Burr Burr may have served in the Coast Guard, but never in the United States Navy as he and his publicists later claimed.Nor was he seriously wounded in the stomach during the Battle of Okinawa in the latter stages of World War II