Michael Rennie Served in World War II as a flying officer in the RAF, Rennie came to the United States for the first time to be a training instructor in Georgia.

Michael Rennie Served in World War II as a flying officer in the RAF, Rennie came to the United States for the first time to be a training instructor in Georgia.

Edward P. "Ed" McMahon Jr. (1923-2009). Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-45, 52-53, WWII & Korean War. Served as a Corsair fighter pilot instructor in WW II, then flew 85 artillery-spotting missions over Korea in a Cessna Bird Dog earning 6 Air Medals. He was later promoted to colonel in the reserves, and BrigGen in the Calif Nat'l Guard.

Edward P. "Ed" McMahon Jr. (1923-2009). Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-45, 52-53, WWII & Korean War. Served as a Corsair fighter pilot instructor in WW II, then flew 85 artillery-spotting missions over Korea in a Cessna Bird Dog earning 6 Air Medals. He was later promoted to colonel in the reserves, and BrigGen in the Calif Nat'l Guard.

Jackie Cooper served in the USN during WWII in the So. Pacific. Remained active in reserves for several decades reaching the rank Captain. In '59 commissioned Line Officer helping in recruiting, P.R. and training films. Co-piloted jets for the USN and was one of three to be an Honorary Aviator. Was in uniform aboard the USS Constellation for the Bicentennial Celebration. Holds Letters of Commendation from 6 Secretaries of Navy, Charter of VIVA and upon retirement in '82 received Legion of…

Jackie Cooper served in the USN during WWII in the So. Pacific. Remained active in reserves for several decades reaching the rank Captain. In '59 commissioned Line Officer helping in recruiting, P.R. and training films. Co-piloted jets for the USN and was one of three to be an Honorary Aviator. Was in uniform aboard the USS Constellation for the Bicentennial Celebration. Holds Letters of Commendation from 6 Secretaries of Navy, Charter of VIVA and upon retirement in '82 received Legion of…

During World War II, Gene Kelly enlisted in the US Navy and was stationed at Anacostia Naval Base, in Washington DC, where he starred in several Navy training films.

During World War II, Gene Kelly enlisted in the US Navy and was stationed at Anacostia Naval Base, in Washington DC, where he starred in several Navy training films.

During WWII, Audrey Hepburn was a courier for resistance fighters in Holland.

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