Roy Boehm,..Known as the father of the Navy SEALs. Roy fought and served in WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. As a diver Roy also provided support to Brigade 2506 during the Bay of Pigs Invasion until JFK cancelled all support to the mission. Roy actually had a list of criticisms of JFK over his handling of the Bay of Pigs. These criticisms helped JFK see the benefit in Roy and ordered him to create a special fighting unit which became the Navy SEALs.
The commander of Regimental Combat Team Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler SS Standartenführer (Colonel) Fritz Witt (right) poses the problem of their soldier. Photography is an interesting headdress of a soldier in the foreground. Time taken: 08/24/1943
Marcel "Bruno" Bigeard (1916-2010) was one of the most decorated soldiers in France; he rose from enlisted man Second Class, the lowest possible rank, in 1936 and finished his career in 1976 with the rank of LT General (Airborne).He fought in WW2, Indochina, and Algeria. He was particularly controversial for his defense of the use of torture in counter-insurgency operations in the Algerian War.